Gianluca Lazzi portrait
  • Chair, Elect & Computer Engineering
  • USTAR Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering
  • Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering
  • Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Director, Engineering Entrepreneurship, College Of Engineering
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Presentations

  • “Bioelectromagnetics for Neuroimplants: From Wireless Power and Data Transfer to Direct Neurostimulation,” Dean’s Distinguished Lecture, Keck School of Medicine, the University of Southern California, Dec. 2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/2016.
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  • “Beyond the Classroom: from Ubiquitous Learning to Residential Communities of Entrepreneurs for a New Generation of Innovators,” Invited panel contribution, NSF Workshop on Defining Broader Impact Activities for ECCS/NSF Grants, May 12-13, 2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2016.
  • K. Loizos, J. Cline, G. Yu, C. Bingham, P. Hendrickson, G. Lazzi, and T. Berger. “Computational Study of Local Field Potential in a Heterogeneous 3D Model of Rat Hippocampus.” Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Chicago, Il, Oct. 2015. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2015.
  • G. Lazzi, "Coil-Based Systems for Neuroimplants: from Wireless Power and Data Transfer to Direct Neurostimulation," 2015 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), San Jose, CA, Sept. 2015 . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2015.
  • G. Lazzi, "Bioelectromagnetics as applied to implantable devices and neurostimulation: from an artificial retina to restore vision to the blind, to cortical and peripheral neurostimulators," URSI-AT-RASC, Gran Canaria, May 2015 . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2015.
  • Advances and Challenges in Bioelectromagnetics for Implantable Devices and Neurostimulation: Current and Future Applications (Keynote), MobilHealth 2014, Athens, Greece, Nov. 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/01/2014.
  • K. Loizos, G. Lazzi, J. S. Lauritzen, J. R. Anderson, J. Brown, B. W. Jones, and R. E. Marc. "Multi-Scale Modeling of Electrical Stimulation of the Retina." MSM Consortium Meeting, Bethesda, MD. October, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Z. B. Kagan, A. K. RamRakhyani, F. Khan, G. Lazzi, R. A. Normann and D. J. Warren, “Magnetic Stimulation of feline sciatic nerve with solenoid coils: evoking motor responses,” Society for Neuroscience 2013, San Diego, USA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2013.
  • Advances in Bioelectromagnetics and Implantable Devices, Invited talk, University of Hawaii. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2011.
  • G. Lazzi, “Advances in Shape-Shifting, Self-Healing, and Small Antennas and Applications,” (invited paper) 6th Annual Military Antennas, Washington, DC, Oct. 2010. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2010.
  • C. J. Cela and G. Lazzi. “On the Numerical Determination of Neural Activation in Retinal Surface due to Stimulation with Corneal Electrodes.” URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Boulder, CO. January 2010 . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/2010.
  • G. Hayes, J.-H. So, A. Qusba, G. Lazzi, M. Dickey. “Characterization of a Liquid Metal Alloy (EGaIn) Losses in RF Coil and Microstrip Patch Antenna Configurations.” URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Boulder, CO. January 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/2010.
  • C. J. Cela and G. Lazzi, “Modeling of Thermal Increase in Human Arm due to High-Voltage Electric Shock,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Charleston, SC. June 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Other, 2009.
  • C. J. Cela and G. Lazzi, “Numerical Prediction of Neural Activation In Electrically Stimulated Retina,” (Invited Presentation) 13th International Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics (ANTEM)/URSI. Banff, AB, Canada. February 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Other, 2009.
  • N. Kwatra, V. Singh, G. Lazzi, “The Use of the ADI-FDTD Method for Calculating Recruitment Volume in Human Torso due to Contact Electrodes,” 2009 URSI National Symposium, Boulder, CO, 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Other, 2009.
  • A. Qusba, V. Singh and G. Lazzi, “On the Design and Electromagnetic Safety Assessment of Telemetry Coils for a Retinal Prosthesis”, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Charleston, SC. June 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Other, 2009.
  • N. Kwatra and G. Lazzi, “The Use of the D-H ADI-FDTD Method for Calculating Electrically and Magnetically Induced Recruitment Volume in Human Torso due to Contact Electrodes,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Charleston, SC. June 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Other, 2009.
  • G. J. Hayes, A. Qusba, J. L. Thelen, M. D. Dickey, G. Lazzi, “Characterization of a Liquid Metal Alloy (EGaIn) Dipole Antenna,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Charleston, SC. June 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Other, 2009.
  • S. Srinivas, J. S. George, G. Lazzi, “Transmembrane Potential Evoked in Retinal Neurons Due to a Pair of Current Carrying Microinductor Coils,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Charleston, SC. June 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Other, 2009.
  • C. J. Cela, R. C. Lee, and G. Lazzi. On the Modeling of the Effects of Electrically Induced Trauma on Muscle Tissue, URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO. January 2009. Conference Paper, Refereed, Other, 2009.
  • G. Lazzi, “Progress in Computational and Experimental Bioelectromagnetics for a Retinal Prosthesis,” ICEAA 2009 (Invited Session Organizer and Invited Speaker), Sept. 2009. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 2009.

Languages

  • Italian, fluent.
  • Spanish, functional.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Stretchable, tunable, self-healing microfluidic antennas. PI: M. Dickey. Co-PI(s): G. Lazzi. NSF, 09/01/2009 - 08/31/2012. Total project budget to date: $348,000.00
  • SBIR Phase II: Terahertz Antennas. PI: J. Muth. Co-PI(s): G. Lazzi. US Navy, 01/01/2009 - 12/31/2010. Total project budget to date: $180,000.00
  • Protocol Driven Studies to Measure Absorbed Radiofrequency, Microwave and Millimeter Wave Energy. PI: G. Lazzi. US Navy, 05/01/2008 - 09/0031. Total project budget to date: $139,000.00
  • A High Density Microelectronic Tissue for Imaging: Electromagnetic and Thermal Effects. PI: G. Lazzi. Department of Energy, 01/01/2008 - 12/31/2010. Total project budget to date: $480,000.00
  • Communications Theory Perspectives on the Design of Compact Multi-Antenna Wireless Transceivers. PI: B. Hughes. Co-PI(s): G. Lazzi. NSF, 07/01/2007 - 06/30/2010. Total project budget to date: $250,000.00
  • iomimetic Electronic Systems (BIMS): Electrical and Electromagnetic Interactions. PI: G. Lazzi. USC (through NSF ERC), 08/01/2003 - 07/31/2010. Total project budget to date: $460,000.00
  • ARTIFICIAL RETINA. PI: LAZZI,GIANLUCA. US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, 02/15/2010 - 05/14/2012. Total project budget to date: $338,675.00

Publications

  • E. Gamez Rodriguez, M. Machnoor, P. Kosta, G. Lazzi, “Safe and Efficient Powering of Biomedical Implants through Multi-coil Wireless Power Transfer,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2017. Accepted, 03/01/2017.
  • K. Loizos, R. Marc, G. Lazzi, “Electrical Stimulation Waveform Design Towards Increasing the Effectiveness of Retina Prosthetic Devices,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2017. Accepted, 03/01/2017.
  • E. Gamez Rodriguez, P. Kosta, J. Paknahad, K. Loizos, A. Roy, R. Greenberg, N. Talbot, S. Seidman, P. Datta, R. Dai, G. Lazzi, “Safety Assessment of a Cortical Implant for the Restoration of Vision to the Blind,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2017. Accepted, 03/01/2017.
  • J. Paknahad, K. Loizos, G. Lazzi, “Designing Electrical Stimulation in Hippocampal Prosthetic Devices Using a Closed-Loop Multi-Scale Simulation Strategy,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2017. Accepted, 03/01/2017.
  • P. Kosta, K. Loizos, G. Lazzi, “Optimization of Orientation and Positioning of Magnetic Coils for Implantable Neural Stimulation,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2017. Accepted, 03/01/2017.
  • M. Machnoor, E. Gamez Rodriguez, G. Lazzi, “Multi-Coil Wireless Power Transfer System for Electric Vehicles,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2017. Accepted, 03/01/2017.
  • E. Gamez, A. RamRakhyani, D. Schurig and G. Lazzi, “Compact, Low-Frequency Metamaterial Design For Wireless Power Transfer Efficiency Enhancement,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, pp. 1644-1654, 2016. Published, 08/2016.
  • E. Gamez, Suresh Venkatesh, D. Schurig and G. Lazzi, “Leveraging spatial harmonic filtering for image acquisition using metamaterials,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, 2016. Published, 06/2016.
  • C. Bingham, K. Loizos, G. Yu, A. Gilbert, D. Song, G. Lazzi, and T. Berger. “A Large-Scale Detailed Neuronal Model of Electrical Stimulation of the Dentate Gyrus and Perforant Path as a Platform for Electrode Design and Optimization.” 38th Annual Int’l Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Orlando, FL, pp. 2794 - 2797, 2016. Submitted, 06/2016.
  • P. Kosta, A. RamRakhyani, Z. Kagan, K. Loizos, and G. Lazzi. “Optimization of Magnetic Micro-coils for Neural Stimulation.” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Fajardo, Puerto Rico. 2016. Published, 06/2016.
  • A. Gilbert, K. Loizos, G. Yu, P. Hendrickson, T. Berger, and G. Lazzi. “An Analysis of Ephaptic Effects within a Multi-scale Model of the Hippocampus.” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, 2016. Published, 06/2016.
  • E. Gamez, Suresh Venkatesh, D. Schurig and G. Lazzi, “Reducing non-radiative wireless power transfer sensitivity to coil separation through field distribution design with metamaterials”, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, 2016. Published, 06/2016.
  • A. K. RamRakhyani, and G. Lazzi, “Power/data Telemetry Techniques for Implants and Wearable Systems ” In Electromagnetics of Body-Area Networks: Antennas, Propagation, and RF Systems, Douglas H. Werner and Zhihao Jiang, (Editor). Wiley/IEEE, 2016 (in production). In press, 05/2016.
  • K. Loizos, R. Marc, and G. Lazzi, “Towards High-Resolution Retina Prosthetics: Translating Connectomics to a Highly Accurate Computational Model.” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, 2016. Published, 03/2016.
  • K. Loizos, C. Cela, R. Marc, and G. Lazzi. “Virtual Electrode Design for Increasing Spatial Resolution in Retinal Prosthesis,” Healthcare Technology Letters, IET, pp. 93-97, 2016. Published, 03/2016.
  • K. Loizos, A. RamRakhyani, J. Anderson, R. Marc, and G. Lazzi. “On the Computation of a Retina Resistivity Profile for Applications in Multi-Scale Modeling of Electrical Stimulation and Absorption.” Physics in Medicine and Biology, Mar. 2016. Published, 03/2016.
  • Z. Kagan, A.K. RamRakhyani, G. Lazzi; R. A. Normann; D. J. Warren, “In Vivo Magnetic Stimulation of Rat Sciatic Nerve With Centimeter- and Millimeter-Scale Solenoid Coils” IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, pp. 1138-1147, 2016. Published, 03/2016.
  • E. Gamez, D. Schurig and G. Lazzi, “Enhancing wireless power transfer through field distribution design” USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, January 2016. Published, 01/2016.
  • A. Gilbert, K. Loizos, and G. Lazzi. “A 3D Computational Model for Analyzing the Effect of Ephaptic Coupling on Neural Stimulation.” URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, Jan. 2016. Published, 01/2016.
  • A.K. RamRakhyani, P. Kosta, and G. Lazzi, “Selective activation of sciatic nerve using magnetic microcoils – a simulation study”, URSI 2016, Boulder, USA. Published, 01/2016.
  • A.K. RamRakhyani, Z. Kagan, D. J. Warren, R. Normann, and G. Lazzi, “A um-scale Computational Model of Magnetic Neural Stimulation in Multi Fascicular Peripheral Nerves,” IEEE Transactions of Biomedical Engineering, vol.62, no.12, pp.2837-2849, Dec. 2015 (Featured Article). Published, 12/2015.
  • A. K. RamRakhyani, and G. Lazzi, “Wireless Applications: Dual Band Power and Data Telemetry” In Handbook of Biochips, Mohamad Sawan (Editor), Springer, 2015. Published, 09/2015.
  • G. Lazzi, A.K. RamRakhyani, “Coil-Based Systems for Neuroimplants: from Wireless Power and Data Transfer to Direct Neurostimulation”, IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, Sept. 2015. Published, 09/2015.
  • A. Gilbert, K. Loizos, A. RamRakhyani, P. Hendrickson, T. Berger, and G. Lazzi. “A 3D Admittance-Level Computational Model of a Rat Hippocampus for Improving Prosthetic Design.” 37th Annual Int’l Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Milan, Italy, Aug. 2015. Published, 08/2015.
  • E. Gamez, D. Schurig and G. Lazzi, "Using signal estimation for near-field plate optimization," IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Vancouver, BC, 2015, pp. 250-251, July 2015. Published, 07/2015.
  • Z. A. Wach, A.K. RamRakhyani, Z. B. Kagan, R. Normann, D. J. Warren, and G. Lazzi, “Optimization of Simulated RLC Circuit and Solenoid Coils used in the Magnetic Stimulation of Rat Sciatic Nerves”, IEEE AP-S/URSI 2015, Vancouver, Canada. Published, 07/2015.
  • A.K. RamRakhyani, Z. A. Wach, and G. Lazzi, "“Magnetic Neural Stimulation of Peripheral Nerve: A Study for Optimum Spatial and Temporal Electric Field Distribution”, IEEE AP-S/URSI 2015, Vancouver, Canada. Published, 07/2015.
  • K. Loizos, A. RamRakhyani, G. Lazzi. “Simulation Study for Estimating Effective Resistivity in Heterogeneous Neural Tissues.” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, July 2015. Published, 07/2015.
  • J. Cline, C. Bingham, K. Loizos, G. Yu, P. Hendrickson, J.-M. Bouteiller, T. Berger, and G. Lazzi. “Estimation of Initiated Local Field Potential by Neurons in Heterogeneous Tissue Environment Using Admittance Method.” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, July 2015. Published, 07/2015.
  • A. Gilbert, K. Loizos, G. Yu, P. Hendrickson, G. Lazzi, and T. Berger. “Optimizing Electrode Placement Using a Multiscale Model of the Hippocampus.” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, July 2015. Published, 07/2015.
  • P. Hendrickson, K. Loizos, J. Cline, G. Lazzi, and T. Berger. “Multi-Scale Simulation of Extracellular Electrode Stimulation in the Dentate Gyrus,” Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Nov. 2014. Published, 11/01/2014.
  • Z.B. Kagan, A.K. RamRakhyani, F. Khan, G. Lazzi, R. Normann, and D.J. Warren, “Magnetic stimulation of mammalian peripheral nerves in vivo: An alternative to functional electrical stimulation,” 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 2573 – 2576, 2014. Published, 08/01/2014.
  • A. Kumar RamRakhyani and G. Lazzi, “Interference-free wireless power transfer system for biomedical implants using multi-coil approach,” Electronics Letters, pp. 853- 855, 2014. Published, 08/01/2014.
  • K. Loizos, G. Lazzi, J.S. Lauritzen, J. Anderson, B.W. Jones, and R. Marc, “A multi-scale computational model for the study of retinal prosthetic stimulation,” 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 6100 – 6103, 2014. Published, 08/01/2014.
  • A.K. RamRakhyani, Z.B. Kagan, F. Khan, D.J. Warren, R. Normann, and G. Lazzi, “A μm-resolution heterogeneous tissue model for the magnetic stimulation of multifascicular sciatic nerve,” 2014 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 5679 – 5682, 2014. Published, 08/01/2014.
  • A.K. RamRakhyani and G. Lazzi, “Multi-coil approach to mitigate the design limitations for wireless power transfer in biomedical implants,” 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio, Memphis, TN, July 2014. Published, 07/01/2014.
  • A.K. RamRakhyani, Z.B. Kagan, F. Khan, D.J. Warren, R. Normann, and G. Lazzi, “Effect of membrane capacitance on the induced electric field for the magnetic peripheral nerve stimulation,” 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio, Memphis, TN, July 2014. Published, 07/01/2014.
  • E. Gamez, A. Rajagopalan, and G. Lazzi, “Increasing wireless power transfer efficiency on implantable biomedical devices using ferrite based negative permeability metamaterial design,” 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio, Memphis, TN, July 2014. Published, 07/01/2014.
  • C.J. Cela, K.C. Gosalia, A. K. RamRakhyani, S.Soora, G. Hayes, M.D. Dickey, and G. Lazzi, “A Stimulator Paradigm - Articial retina” In Biomedical Telemetry, K. S. Nikita (Editor). Wiley/IEEE, 2014. Published, 07/01/2014.
  • A. Kumar RamRakhyani and G. Lazzi. "Ferrite core non-linearity in coils for magnetic neurostimulation," IET Healthcare Technology Letters, pp. 87-91, 2014. Published, 07/01/2014.
  • Z. B. Kagan, A. K. RamRakhyani, F. Khan, G. Lazzi, R. A. Normann and D. J. Warren, “Magnetic Stimulation of Mammalian Peripheral Nerves In Vivo: Reducing Power for Muscle Activation,” Neural Interface Conference, Dallas, 2014. Published, 06/01/2014.
  • A. Kumar, Z. Kagan, F. Khan, D. J. Warren, R. Normann, and G. Lazzi, “Numerical Modeling of Transverse Electric Field Magnetic Neural Stimulation” Neural Interface Conference, Dallas, 2014. Published, 06/01/2014.
  • G. J. Hayes, S. C. Desai, Y. Liu, P. Annamaa, G. Lazzi, and M. D. Dickey, “Microfluidic coaxial transmission line and phase shifter,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters Volume 56, Issue 6, pages 1459–1462, June 2014. Published, 06/2014.
  • A. Rajagopalan, A. Kumar RamRakhyani, D. Schurig, and G. Lazzi, “Improving Power Transfer Efficiency of a Short Range Telemetry System using Metamaterials,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, pp. 947-955, 2014. Published, 05/2014.
  • A. Qusba, A. RamRakhyani, J.H. So, G. Hayes, M.D. Dickey, and G. Lazzi, "On the Design of Microfluidic Implant Coil for Flexible Telemetry System," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol.14, no.4, pp.1074-1080, April 2014. Published, 04/2014.
  • A. Kumar RamRakhyani, and G. Lazzi, “Multi-Coil Approach to Reduce Electromagnetic Energy Absorption for Wireless Powered Implants,” IET Healthcare Technology Letters, vol.1, no.1, pp.21-25, March 2014. Published, 03/2014.
  • K. Loizos, J. Cline, G. Lazzi. “Cell Selectivity in Response to Retinal Prosthetic Stimulation.” URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO, Jan. 2014. Published, 01/01/2014.
  • A. Kumar and G. Lazzi, “Use of impedance method to study the efficacy of magnetic stimulation in feline sciatic nerve,” URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Boulder, CO, Jan.2014. Published, 01/01/2014.
  • G. J. Hayes, Y. Liu, J. Genzer, G. Lazzi, and M. D. Dickey, “Self-Folding Origami Microstrip Antennas,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, pp. 5416-5419, 2014. Published, 01/2014.
  • A. Kumar RamRakhyani, Z. Kagan, F. Khan, D. J. Warren, R. Normann, and G. Lazzi, “Effect of Surrounding Conditions on In-Vitro Magnetic Neural Stimulation,” IEEE EMBS NER 2013, San Diego, USA. Published, 10/2013.
  • C.J. Cela, K.C. Gosalia, A. K. RamRakhyani, S.Soora, G. Hayes, M.D. Dickey, and G. Lazzi, “A Stimulator Paradigm - Articial retina,” in Biomedical Telemetry, K. S. Nikita (Editor). Wiley/IEEE, 2014. Accepted, 10/2013.
  • K. Loizos, V. Bhola, and G. Lazzi. "Multi-Scale Modeling of Electrical Stimulation of the Retina." BMES Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA. September 2013. Published, 09/2013.
  • A. Rajagopalan, A. Kumar RamRakhyani, D. Schurig, and G. Lazzi, "Improving power transfer efficiency in bio-telemetry systems using negative permeability metamaterials," Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA), 2013 International Conference on , vol., no., pp.1504,1504, 9-13 Sept. 2013. Published, 09/2013.
  • Z. Kagan, A. Kumar RamRakhyani, F. Khan, G. Lazzi, D. J. Warren, and R. Normann, “In vivo and in vitro peripheral nerve stimulation via electromagnetic induction,” BMES 2013, Seattle, USA. Published, 09/2013.
  • A. Kumar RamRakhyani, F. Khan, D. J. Warren, Z. Kagan, R. Normann, and G. Lazzi, “Multi-resolution Network Modeling of Inhomogeneous Nerve Bundle for Magnetic Stimulation” BMES 2013, Seattle, USA. Published, 09/2013.
  • V. Bhola, K. Loizos, and G. Lazzi. “On the Modeling and Validation of the Retinal Neural Response to Electrical Stimulation.” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Orlando, FL. July 2013. Published, 07/2013.
  • A. Kumar, F. Khan, D. J. Warren, R. Normann, and G. Lazzi, “On the Design of Efficient Magnetic Coils for the Stimulation of Peripheral Nerves,” 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio, Orlando, FL, July 2013. Published, 07/2013.
  • B. He, R. Baird, R. Butera, A. Datta, S. George, B. Hecht, A. Hero, G. Lazzi, R. C. Lee, J. Liang, M. Newman, G. C. Y. Peng, E. Perreault, M. Ramasubramanian, M. D. Wang, J. Wikswo, G.-Z. Yang, and Y.-T. Zhang, “Grand Challenges in Interfacing Engineering With Life Sciences and Medicine,” IEEE Transaction of Biomedical Engineering, pp. 589-598, 2013. Published, 07/2013.
  • K. Loizos, V. Bhola, G. Lazzi, “Multi-Scale Modeling of Electrical Stimulation of the Retina,” 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio, Orlando, FL, July 2013. Accepted, 03/2013.
  • E. S. Gamez, A. Rajagopalan, D. Y. Furgeson, G. Lazzi, “Antenna Design for Microwave Cancer Ablation of Osteosarcoma,” URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Boulder, CO, Jan.2013. Published, 01/2013.
  • A. Kumar and G. Lazzi, “Analysis of Non-linear Magnetic Core for Magnetic Neural Stimulators,” URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Boulder, CO, Jan.2013. Published, 01/2013.
  • A. Kumar and G. Lazzi, “On the Design of Efficient Multi-coil Telemetry System for Biomedical Implants,” IEEE Transaction of Biomedical Circuits and Systems, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 11-23, 2013. Published, 01/2013.
  • G.Lazzi, “Editorial: Status of AWPL,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 12, pp. 1-2, 2013. Published, 01/2013.
  • G.Lazzi, “Editorial: Status of AWPL,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 11, pp. 1-2, 2012. Published, 12/2012.
  • B. He, R. Baird, R. Butera, A. Datta, S. George, B. Hecht, A. Hero, G. Lazzi, R. C. Lee, J. Liang, M. Newman, G. C. Y. Peng, E. Perreault, M. Ramasubramanian, M. D. Wang, J. Wikswo, G.-Z. Yang, and Y.-T. Zhang, “Grand Challenges in Interfacing Engineering With Life Sciences and Medicine,” to be printed in IEEE Transaction of Biomedical Engineering, 2013. In press, 12/2012.
  • A. Kumar, G. Lazzi, “Multi-coil Telemetry System for Compensation of Coil Misalignment Effects in Implantable Systems” IEEE Antenna and Wireless Propagation Letters, 2012. Published, 12/2012.
  • A. Kumar and G. Lazzi, “On the Design of Efficient Multi-coil Telemetry System for Biomedical Implants,” to be printed on IEEE Transaction of Biomedical Circuits and Systems, 2013. In press, 12/2012.
  • A. K. RamRakhyani, G. Lazzi, “Use of Multi-coil Telemetry System for High Tolerance Efficient Wireless Power System”, IEEE International Conference on Wireless Information Technology and Systems, Hawaii, Nov.2012. Published, 11/2012.
  • M.R. Khan, G. J. Hayes S. Zhang, G. Lazzi, M.D. Dickey, “A Pressure Responsive Fluidic Microstrip Filter Using a Liquid Metal Alloy,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 22 (11), pp. 577-579, 2012. Published, 09/2012.
  • A. Kumar, F. Khan, D. J. Warren, R. A. Normann, and G. Lazzi, “On the Design of Implantable Magnetic Neural Stimulators using Nonlinear Magnetic Core,” Neural Interface Conference 2012, Salt Lake City, USA. Published, 08/2012.
  • A. Kumar, G. Lazzi, “Design of Low Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) Wireless Powering Telemetry System for Biomedical Implants using a Multi-coil Approach,” Neural Interface Conference 2012, Salt Lake City, USA. Published, 08/2012.
  • A. K. RamRakhyani, G. Hayes, A. Qusba, M. Dickey, G. Lazzi, “The Use of a Multi-Coil Approach with Liquid Metal-Based Coils for the Development of Efficient, Stretchable, Conformable Telemetry Systems for Biomedical Implants” 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio, Chicago, IL, July 2012. Published, 07/2012.
  • S. C. Desai, G. J. Hayes, J-H. So, G. Lazzi, M. D. Dickey, “Ultra Stretchable Fluidic Crossed Dipoles with Mechanical Coupling,” 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio, Chicago, IL, July 2012. Published, 07/2012.
  • E. S. Gamez, C. J. Cela, K. Loizos, D. Y. Furgeson, G. Lazzi, “Minimally-Invasive Antenna for Microwave Cancer Ablation of Osteosarcoma,” 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio, Chicago, IL, July 2012. Published, 07/2012.
  • C. J. Cela, O. Gandhi, Anil Kumar, and G. Lazzi, “On the Safety Assessment of Wireless Power Transfer Systems,” 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio, Chicago, IL, July 2012. Published, 07/2012.
  • G. J. Hayes, Y. Liu, M. D. Dickey, G. Lazzi, “Light-Responsive, Heat-Activated, Reconfigurable Microstrip Structures,” 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio, Chicago, IL, July 2012. Published, 07/2012.
  • C. J. Cela, A.R. Rakhyani, S. Srinivas, G.Hayes, M.D, Dickey, and G. Lazzi. “Advances in Bioelectromagnetics for Implantable Systems,” IEEE Biomedical Wireless Technologies, Networks, and Sensing Systems (MTT BioWireless), pp. 69-72, 2012. Published, 06/2012.
  • G.J. Hayes, A. Qusba, M.D. Dickey, G. Lazzi, “Liquid Metal Antennas for Implantable and On-body Systems,” iWAT 2012, Tuscon, AZ, March 5-7, 2012. Published, 03/2012.
  • G. J. Hayes , J.-H. So, A. Qusba, M. D. Dickey, and G. Lazzi, "Flexible Liquid Metal Alloy (EGaIn) Microstrip Patch Antenna," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 60(5), pp. 2151- 2156, 2012. Published, 03/2012.
  • A. Kumar, G. Lazzi, “Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) Reduction in Wireless Power Transfer System using Multi-Coils,” URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Boulder, CO, Jan.2012. Published, 01/2012.
  • G.Hayes, M. Dickey, and G. Lazzi, “A Pressure Responsive Fluidic Microstrip Filter Using a Liquid Metal Alloy,” submitted to IEEE Microwave and Guided Wave Letters, 2011. Submitted, 11/2011.
  • C.J. Cela, R.C. Lee, and G. Lazzi. "Modeling Cellular Lysis in Skeletal Muscle due to Electric Shock," IEEE Transactions Biomedical Engineering, Volume 58, pp. 1286 – 1293, 2011. Published, 10/2011.
  • J. Xie, G. J. Wang, L. Yow, C. J. Cela, M. Humayun, J. Weiland, G. Lazzi, H. Jadvar. “Modeling and Percept of Transcorneal Electrical Stimulation in Humans.” IEEE Transactions Biomedical Engineering, pp. 1932 – 1939, 2011. Published, 08/2011.
  • C.J. Cela and G. Lazzi, “On the Bioelectrical Modeling of Cells at Micrometer Scales,” 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio, Spokane, WA, July 2011. Published, 07/2011.
  • S.Srinivas, G.Lazzi, “MagStim: Micromagnetic Neurostimulation for Implantable Systems”, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Spokane, WA. July 2011. Published, 07/2011.
  • A. Kumar RamRakhyani and G. Lazzi “On the use of multi-coils for compensating coil misalignment effects in telemetry system,” 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio, Spokane, WA, July 2011. Published, 07/2011.
  • M. Rashed Khan, G. Hayes, J. So, G. Lazzi, and M. Dickey, “A frequency shifting liquid metal antenna with pressure responsiveness,” Applied Physics Letters, pp. Page(s): 013501 - 013501-3, 2011. Published, 07/2011.
  • A.Rajagopalan, A.K.Ramrakhyani and G.Lazzi, “On using Metamaterials to increase power transfer efficiency in Telemetry Systems,” URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Boulder, CO, Jan. 2011. Published, 01/2011.
  • A. Kumar RamRakhyani, S. Srinivas and G. Lazzi, “Wireless Power Transfer Efficiency Improvement using Multiple Coils,” URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Boulder, CO, Jan. 2011. Published, 01/2011.
  • S.Srinivas, D.Warren, R.Normann, G.Lazzi, “A Novel Coil for Wireless Telemetry Systems in Chronically Implanted Devices”, URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Boulder, CO. January 2011. Published, 01/2011.
  • K. Loizos, C. J. Cela, and G. Lazzi. “Activation of Sensory and Motor Peripheral Nerves due to Cutaneous Electrical Stimulation.” URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Boulder, CO, Jan. 2011. Published, 01/2011.
  • G.Lazzi, “Editorial: Status of AWPL,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 10, pp. 1-2, 2011. Published, 01/2011.
  • C. J. Cela and G. Lazzi, “Retinal Cell Excitation Modeling,” in Visual Prosthetics, G. Dagnelie (Editor). Springer/AIP Press, New York, 2010. In press, 12/2010.
  • G. Hayes, M.R. Khan, J.-H. So, A. Qusba, G. Lazzi, M. Dickey. “The Application of Liquid Metal Alloys (EGaIn) To Reconfigurable Antennas,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting Toronto, Canada. July 2010. Published, 07/2010.
  • C. J. Cela, R. C. Lee, G. Lazzi. “Modeling Electrical Injury In Skeletal Muscle Tissue.” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting Toronto, Canada. July 2010. Published, 07/2010.
  • S. Srinivas, J. George, and G. Lazzi, “Micromagnetic Stimulation of the Retina - Theory, Simulations and Experiments,” IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and URSI National Radio Science Meeting Toronto, Canada. July 2010. Published, 07/2010.
  • C. Domizioli, B. L. Hughes, K. Gard and G. Lazzi, “Noise Correlation in Compact Diversity Receivers,” IEEE Trans. on Communications, Vol. 58, pp. 1426-1436, 2010. Published, 07/2010.
  • V. Kandagor, C.J. Cela, C.A. Sanders, E. Greenbaum, G. Lazzi, M.S. Humayun, D.M. Zhou, R. Castro, S. Gaikwad, J. Little, "Spatial characterization of electric potentials generated by pulsed microelectrode arrays," Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE, pp. 6243 - 6246, 2010. Published, 07/2010.
  • V. Singh, A. Ajeet, J. Ziriax, J.D’Andrea, G.Lazzi, “Computation of Induced Current Densities in the Human Body at Low Frequencies Due to Contact Electrodes using the ADI-FDTD Method,” IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Vol. 52, pp. 537-544, 2010. Published, 07/2010.
  • G.Lazzi, “Editorial: Status of AWPL,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 9, pp.1-2, 2010. Published, 01/2010.
  • V. Kandagor, C. J. Cela, C. A. Sanders, E. Greenbaum, G. Lazzi, D. Zhou, R. Castro, S. Gaikwad and J. Little, “In-Situ Characterization of Stimulating Microelectrode Arrays: Study of an Idealized Structure Based on Argus II Retinal implants,” in Implantable Neural Prostheses 2: Techniques and Engineering Approaches, D.Zhou and E. Greenbaum Editors, Springer, New York, 2009. Published, 2009.
  • G.Lazzi, “Editorial: Status of AWPL,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 8, pp.1-2, 2009. Published, 2009.
  • J. So, J. Thelen, A. Qusba, G.J. Hayes, G. Lazzi, M.D. Dickey, “Reversibly Deformable and Mechanically Tunable Fluidic Antennas,” Advanced Functional Materials, pp. 3632-3637, Nov. 2009. Published, 2009.
  • V. Singh, A. Roy, R. Castro, K. McClure, J. Weiland, M. Humayun, and G.Lazzi, “Specific Absorption Rate and Current Densities in the Human Eye and Head Induced by the Telemetry Link of a Dual-Unit Epiretinal Prosthesis,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, pp.3110-3118, 2009. Published, 2009.