Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto
Advisor: Dr. Tom Chau
Nilou received her BASc and MEng in electrical engineering from University of Toronto. She later on received her MASc from Ryerson University in biomedical engineering. As a result, she has research experience in diverse areas (e.g. ultrasound-based navigation, computer vision, robotics, power semiconductors, and electrostatic discharge devices).
Nilou’s current PhD research explores the therapeutic potential of paradigms that combine brain-computer interfaces with brain stimulation techniques for paediatric populations. Specifically, Nilou is designing an encephalography-triggered transcranial magnetic stimulation (EEG-triggered TMS) and testing its therapeutic application on children with upper limb paralysis.
Nilou enjoys playing the piano. She is also an avid sky gazer (amateur astronomer).