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Krishna Shenoy

Krishna Shenoy

Hong Seh and Vivian W. M. Lim Professor in the School of Engineering and Professor, by courtesy, of Neurobiology and of Bioengineering
Endowed Chair Professorship, Stanford University, Hong Seh and Vivian W. M. Professor of Engineering (2017)
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), Investigator (appointed in 2015) (2015)
Professor, Stanford University, Departments of Electrical Engineering, Bioengineering & Neurobiology (2012)
Associate Professor, Stanford University, Departments of Electrical Engineering, Bioengineering & Neurobiology (2008)
Assistant Professor, Stanford University, Departments of Electrical Engineering, Bioengineering & Neurobiology (2001)
Senior Postdoc, Caltech, Systems Neuroscience, Division of Biology (2001)
Postdoc, Caltech, Systems Neuroscience, Division of Biology (1998)
Ph.D., MIT, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (1995)
S.M., MIT, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (1992)
B.S., UC Irvine, Electrical Engineering (1990)
N/A, UCSD, Electrical Engineering (1987)
Phone: 
(650) 723-1458
Krishna V. Shenoy, PhD, is the Hong Seh and Vivian W. M. Lim Professor of Engineering. He is with the Departments of Electrical Engineering and by courtesy, Bioengineering and Neurobiology at Stanford University. He is also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. Prof. Shenoy holds a BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from UC Irvine (1987-1990), a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT (1990-1995), was a postdoctoral fellow in Neurobiology at Caltech (1995-2001), and has been on faculty at Stanford since then (Assistant Prof. 2001-2008, Associate Prof. 2008-2012, Full Prof. 2012-2017, Endowed Chair 2017 to present). Prof. Shenoy directs the Stanford Neural Prosthetic Systems Lab (basic neuroscience and engineering) and co-directs the Stanford Neural Prosthetics Translational Laboratory (clinical trials), which aim to help restore lost motor function to people with paralysis. Honors and awards include a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award in the Biomedical Sciences, a Sloan Fellow, a McKnight Technological Innovations in Neurosciences Award, an NIH EUREKA Award, an NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, the 2010 Stanford University Postdoc Mentoring Award, election as a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows, and the 2018 recipient of the Andrew Carnegie Mind and Brain Prize from Carnegie Mellon University. Prof. Shenoy serves on the Scientific Advisory Boards of The University of Washington's Center for Neurotechnology (an NSF Engineering Research Center), MIND-X Inc., Inscopix Inc. and Heal Inc. He is also a consultant / advisor for Neuralink (also a co-founder) and CTRL-Labs (acquired in 2019 by Facebook Reality Labs, Facebook).