Publications

Recent Publications

Han, M. and D. B. McCreery (2021) “Future Development: Penetrating Multisite Microelectrodes as Cochlear Nucleus Implant,” in “Auditory Brainstem Implants.” E. P. Wilkinson and M. S. Schwartz. Thieme Medical Publishers. NLM ID#101772397.  eISBN 978-1-62623-827-5. 

T Guo, SP Patel, D Shah, L Chi, S Emadi, DM Pierce, M Han, P Rodolfo Brumovsky, B Feng (2021) “Optical clearing reveals TNBS-induced morphological changes of VGLUT2-positive nerve endings in mouse colorectum.” American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. DOI: 10.1152/ajpgi.00363.2020

Nolta, N. F., P Ghelich, A. Ersoz, and M Han (2020), “Fabrication and Modeling of Recessed Traces for Silicon-Based Neural Microelectrodes”  Journal of Neural Engineering https://doi.org/10.1088/1741-2552/abb9bd

Pikov, V., D. B. McCreery and M. Han (2020), “Intraspinal Stimulation with Silicon-Based 3D Microelectrode Array for Bladder Voiding in Cats”  Journal of Neural Engineering DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/1741-2552/abca13

McCreery D.B.,  M. Han, V. Pikov, C. Miller (Submitted) “Configuring Intracortical microelectrodes for safe and effective neural stimulation”

Ghelich, P., Nolta, N., and Han M. (2021), “Unprotected Sidewalls in  Implantable Silicon Devices and Conformal Coating as a Solutionnpj Materials Degradation. DOI: 10.1038/s41529-021-00154-9

Nolta, N. F., A. Liberti, R. Makol, and M. Han (2020) “Gelatin Embedding and LED Autofluorescence Reduction for Rodent Spinal Cord Histology” Journal of Neuroscience Methods, DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2020.108924

Guo T, Chen L, Tran K, Ghelich P, Guo YS, Nolta N, Han M, Feng B. (2020) “Extracellular single-unit recordings from mouse peripheral nerve axons by a novel multichannel microelectrode array in vitro” Sensors and Actuators B: Chemicaldoi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2020.128111

Nolta, N. F., P. Ghelich, and M. Han (2020), “Fabrication and Modeling of Recessed Traces for Silicon-Based Neural Microelectrodes,” bioRxiv, doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.06.028159

Pikov, V., M. Han, and D. B. McCreery (2020), “Intraspinal stimulation with silicon-based 3D microelectrode array for bladder voiding in cats before and after spinal cord injury,” bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.01.13.905364.

Nambiar, A., Nolta, N., and Han, M. (2019). “3D Reconstruction of the Intracortical Volume Around a Hybrid Microelectrode Array.” Frontiers in Neuroscience 13 (393).   PMID: 31068786.  DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2019.00393

Ersoz, Alpaslan, Helen Phu, Insoo Kim, and Martin Han (2019). “A Wireless Neurostimulator System with an Embedded ARM™ Microprocessor.” IEEE EMBC, Berlin, Germany, July 23-27, 2019. Prog. No. 2636. DOI:10.1109/EMBC.2019.8856311

Nolta, Nicholas F., Pejman Ghelich, and Martin Han (2019). “Recessed Traces for Planarized Passivation of Chronic Neural Microelectrodes.” IEEE EMBC, Berlin, Germany, July 23-27, 2019. Program. No. 2504. DOI:10.1109/EMBC.2019.8857171

McCreery, D. B., Yadav, K., Han, M. (2018). “Responses of neurons in the feline inferior colliculus to modulated electrical stimuli applied on and within the ventral cochlear nucleus; Implications for an advanced auditory brainstem implant.” Hearing Research (363): 85-97. 10.1016/j.heares.2018.03.009

 

Recent Conference Presentations

Ersoz, A., I. Kim and M. Han (Accepted). “Maximizing Charge Injection Limits of Iridium Oxide Electrodes with a Programmable Anodic Bias Circuit” 2021 10th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER), IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.

McNamara, M., A. Ersoz and M. Han (Accepted). “A Diagnostic Circuit for Crosstalk Detection in Microelectrode Arrays” 2021 10th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER), IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.

Niemiec, M. and M. Han (Accepted). “A Simple Table-Top Technique for Multi-Signal Pseudo-Extracellular Recording” 2021 10th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER), IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.

Keri, N., I. Sands, P. Ghelich, L. Zhou, W. Zhang, N. Nolta, W. Linthicum, B. Huey, Y. Chen and M. Han (2020). “Electrochemical Characterization of Nanotube Coating on Silicon-Based Microelectrodes.” Materials Research Society Virtual Spring/Fall Meeting, Virtual. Program No. F.FL02.07.02.

Sands, I., N. Keri, P. Ghelich, L. Zhou, W. Zhang, N. Nolta, M. Han and Y. Chen (2020). “Electrically Conductive Janus Base Nano-Coating For Brain Machine Interface Enhancement.” Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Virtual. Prog. No. 735.

Ersöz, A., I. Kim and M. Han (2020). “A Portable and Multifunctional 16-Channel Neurostimulator System.” Connecticut Symposium on Microelectronics & Optoelectronics: 29th Annual Symposium-Virtual. Prog. No. P19.

Ghelich, P., N. Nolta, N. Keri and M. Han (2020). “Sputtered Iridium Oxide Film (SIROF) Characterization on Implantable Neural Microelectrodes.” Connecticut Symposium on Microelectronics & Optoelectronics: 29th Annual Symposium-Virtual. Prog. No. P16.

Keri, N., I. Sands, L. Zhou, Y. Chen and M. Han (2020). “Electrochemical characterization of nanotube coatings on silicon-based microelectrodes.” Connecticut Symposium on Microelectronics & Optoelectronics: 29th Annual Symposium-Virtual. Prog. No. P15.

Nolta, N., P. Ghelich and M. Han (2020). “Fabrication of Recessed Traces for Improved Longevity of Implantable MEMS.” Connecticut Symposium on Microelectronics & Optoelectronics: 29th Annual Symposium-Virtual. (Oral Presentation)

Riley, A., S. Santaniello and M. Han (2020). “Optimization of the Temporal Profile of DBS Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease.” 6th Annual IEEE MIT Undergraduate Research Technology Conference Virtual, Prog. No. PO20-0021.

Dixit, K., P. Ghelich, L. Zhao, E. S. Kim and M. Han (2020). “A Chronic Assembly for an Implantable Focused Ultrasound Stimulator in the Rat Spinal Cord.” in North American Neuromodulation Society Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Program No. PS7.

Nolta, N., P. Ghelich and M. Han (2020). “Pre-Clinical Validation of Silicon-Based Auditory Brainstem Prostheses.” in Association for Research in Otolaryngology—43rd Annual MidWinter Meeting, San Jose, CA. Program No. PS582.

Nolta, N., P. Ghelich, and M. Han (2019). “Recessed traces for low-stress passivation of chronic penetrating silicon microelectrodes,” in Society for Neurscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Program No. 522.01.

Ersoz, H. Phu, I. Kim, and M. Han (2019). “A portable neurostimulator with wirelessly adjusted constant-current waveforms and bias voltage,” in Society for Neurscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Program No. 522.02.

Ghelich, N. F. Nolta, and M. Han (2019). “Comparison of sputtered iridium and sputtered iridium oxide on silicon-based neural microelectrodes,” in Society for Neurscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Program No. 522.03.

Ilham, S. J., N. F. Nolta, C. Hardy, P. Smith, and M. Han (2019). “Techniques for spinal cord stimulation to restore bladder function in rats.” Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Program No. 747.05.

Patel, N. Ganeshbabu, T. Guo, M. Han, and B. Feng (2019). “Quantification of nerve endings in mouse colorectum by optical tissue clearing and automatic image processing,” in Society for Neurscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Program No. 251.10.

Guo, L. Chen, S. J. Ilham, N. F. Nolta, M. Han, and B. Feng (2019), “Selective DRG neuromodulation by flexible parylene based electrode array,” in Society for Neurscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 2019, Program No. 797.09.

Han, Martin, N. Nolta, P. Ghelich, and D. B. McCreery (2019). “Next-Generation Auditory Brainstem Prosthesis for Profound Hearing Loss Using Array of Penetrating Silicon-Based Microelectrodes.” In Association for Research in Otolaryngology—42nd Annual MidWinter Meeting, Baltimore, MD. Prog. No. PS 899.

Han, Martin, and Douglas B. McCreery (2019). “Array of Penetrating Silicon-Based Microelectrodes as Auditory Brainstem Prosthesis for Profound Hearing Loss.” In Brain Stimulation, P. e3. New York. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2018.12.015

Nambiar, Aparna, Nicholas Nolta, and M. Han (2018). “Development of Tools for a 3D Reconstructed Intracortical Volume Around Microelectrode Arrays.” In Society for Neuroscience, No. 769.02. San Diego, CA.

Nolta, Nicholas, Pejman Ghelich, Michael Jacobs, and M.Han (2018). “Fabrication, testing, and refinement of a silicon-based cochlear nucleus array.” In Society for Neuroscience, No. 700.21. San Diego, CA.

Han, Martin, and Douglas B. McCreery (2018). “Validation of Advanced Cochlear Nucleus Auditory Prosthesis With 3D Penetrating Microelectrode Arrays.” In Society for Neuroscience, No. 394.21. San Diego, CA.

Nolta, Nicholas, Pejman Ghelich, Michael Jacobs, and M.Han (2018). “Progress Towards a Silicon-Based Cochlear Nucleus Hearing Prosthesis.” In Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, No. BM07.09.07. Boston, MA.

Nambiar, A., N. Nolta, and M. Han (2018). “Development of Tools for a 3D Reconstructed Intracortical Volume Around Microelectrode Arrays.” in Neural Interfaces Conference. 2018. Minneapollis, MN. Program No. Mon-25.

Han, M. and D.B. McCreery (2018). “Enabling Study of Modulation Frequencies and Modulation Depths for Cochlear Nucleus Auditory Prosthesis.” in Neural Interfaces Conference. 2018. Minneapollis, MN. Program No. Tue-88.

Han, M. and D.B. McCreery (2018). “Penetrating Silicon-Based Microelectrode Array as Auditory Brainstem Prosthesis.” in Gordon Research Conference on Auditory System. Smithfield, RI. Program No. Mon/Tue 5.

Han, M., D. McCreery, N. Nolta, and A. Nambiar (2018). A Hybrid Array and 3D Tissue Reconstruction for the Study of Intracortical Neural Interfaces.” in Gordon Research Conference: Neuroelectronic Interfaces. 2018. Galveston, TX. Program No. Wed/Thu 25.

Han, M. and D. McCreery (2017). “Encoding of Modulation Frequencies and Depths by Surface and Micro Electrodes for a Cochlear Nucleus Auditory Prosthesis.” in Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. Washington DC. Program No. 584.24.

Nolta, N., A. Nambiar, and M. Han (2017). “3D visualization of cellular biomarkers surrounding microwire/NeuroNexus/Blackrock “hybrid” arrays implanted chronically in cats.” in Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC. Program No. 594.18.

 

Undergraduate Conference Presentations

*Undergraduate Research Travel Awardees

McNamara, M. and M. Han (2020). “A Diagnostic Electronic Circuit for Crosstalk Detection in Microelectrode Arrays” in 2020 Frontiers Undergraduate Research Online Exhibition, Storrs, CT. Prog. p. 57.

Woon, E. and M. Han (2020). “Focused Ultrasound Stimulation for Spinal Cord Injury” in 2020 Frontiers Undergraduate Research Online Exhibition, Storrs, CT. Prog. p. 94.

*Phu, A. Ersoz, and M. Han, “A User-Friendly Interface to Wirelessly Control Neuroprostheses,” in Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Philadephia, PA, 2019, Prog. No. 4284.

*Mcnamara, A. Ersoz, and M. Han, “Crosstalk Detection Circuit for Microelectrode Arrays,” in Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Philadephia, PA, 2019, Prog. No. 4282.

*Makol, N. F. Nolta, and M. Han, “Optimization of Immunohistochemical Staining Methods in Rat Spinal Cord Tissue,” in Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Philadephia, PA, 2019, Prog. No. 4286.

*Liberti, A., N. Nolta, A. Nambiar, and M. Han (2018). “Characterization of Tissue Response In Rodent Spinal Cords by Immunofluorescence Staining.” in Biomedical Engineering Society Conference. Atlanta, GA. Prog. No. 3901.

*Johnson, A., A. Ersoz, and M. Han (2018). “Assembly of Compact Neurostimulator Circuit Board for Neuroprosthetic Applications. in Biomedical Engineering Society Conference.” Atlanta, GA. Prog. No. 3942.

Aslam, Y. and M. Han (2017). “Development of UV Laser System to Etch Parylene C at the Micron Scale.” in Biomedical Engineering Society Conference, Phoenix, AZ. Program No. 3367.

Makol, R. and M. Han (2019). “Optimization of Immunohistochemical Staining Methods in Rat Spinal Cord Tissue.” in 7th Annual Fall Frontiers Undergraduate Research Poster Exhibition Storrs, CT. Prog. No. 26.

McNamara, M. and M. Han (2019). Crosstalk Detection Circuit for Microelectrode Arrays.” in 7th Annual Fall Frontiers Undergraduate Research Poster Exhibition Storrs, CT. Prog. No. 50.

Phu, H. and M. Han (2019). A user-friendly interface to wirelessly control neuroprostheses.” in 7th Annual Fall Frontiers Undergraduate Research Poster Exhibition Storrs, CT. Prog. No. 49.

Johnson, A., A. Ersoz, and M. Han (2019). “Assembly of Compact Neurostimulator Circuit Board for Neuroprosthetic Applications.” in 22nd Annual Frontiers in Undergraduate Research. Storrs, UConn.

Johnson, Amanda, Alpaslan Ersoz, and Martin Han (2018). “Assembly of compact printed circuit board for neural stimulation and recording in neuroprosthetic applications.” In 22nd Annual Neuroscience at Storrs, Prog. No. 26.