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Alan Chiu

Associate Professor of Biology and Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Alan Chiu is an expert in neural engineering. Much of his research focuses on neural modeling and brain-computer interfaces, which can provide treatment options and assistance for those suffering from neurological diseases or disabilities by giving them a way to interact with the outside world. Dr. Chiu strongly supports student research activities, serving as a faculty mentor for individual students and as an advisor for the Independent Project/Research Opportunities Program. Check out his personal web page. 

Teaching Interests

  • Biomedical instrumentation
  • Signal processing
  • Neural engineering

Research Interests

  • Brain machine interfaces
  • Neuroprosthetics


  • PhD, University of Toronto, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2006
  • MASc., University of Toronto, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2002
  • BASc., University of Toronto, Engineering Science, 2000