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Ashley Bishop

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Goldwater Scholar, 2020-21
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Honorable Mention, 2023

PhD candidate biomedical engineering, BS/MS ’22, honors

Ashley Bishop is a biomedical engineering PhD candidate concentrating in neuro-engineering with an interest in brain-computer interactions (BCI). Ashley started her undergraduate research career in Drexel’s iSTAR program researching the integration of BCIs with speech imagery at the Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar (SSN) College of Engineering in Chennai, India under Dr. A. Kavitha. During her first co-op, she participated in research on assistive technology for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis under Dr. Heinman-Patterson at the Temple University School of Medicine. She also worked with the Cognitive Neuroengineering and Wellbeing Laboratory (CogNeW) lead by Dr. John Medaglia, helping analyze MEP data. For her second and third co-ops, she worked with Dr. Kurtulus Izzetoglu at the Cognitive Neuroengineering and Quantitative Experimental Research (CONQUER) Collaborative and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) on integrating and synchronizing real-time data from physiological devices for adaptive training.

As an undergraduate, Ashley was involved with the Pennoni Honors College as a 2018 STAR Scholar, an Undergraduate Research Mini-Grant recipient, and a fellowships applicant.

Last updated: July 2023