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Roland Berkemeier

 

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Roland Eric Berkemeier

Born 1985 in Singapore

Fluent in English, German, French and Japanese

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Research Interests

BCIs, EEG, cortical activity scales, neurobotics, ethical frameworks for robotics, agency and intention, VR-based paradigms.

 

Curriculum Vitae

since January 2017:
PhD student at the Translational Neurotechnology Lab
Sponsored by BrainLinks-BrainTools Center of Excellence cluster

2013-2017: Research Associate
Translational Neurotechnology Lab
Projects: Investigation of scale effects in brain imaging; Intention, the neurophilosophy of action, and their implications for neuroprosthetic devices; VR applications in medical rehabilitation.

2012-2013: Diploma thesis
University Diploma student at the Translational Neurotechnology Lab
Supervisor: Prof. Ad Aertsen, Dr. Tonio Ball

2010-2012: Graduate study period
Student of Biology at the University of Freiburg, Germany
Focus: Neurobiology & Animal Physiology, Biomechanics, Microbiology

2009-2010: Study abroad
Exchange student at Matsuyama University, Japan
JASSO Scholarship recipient

2005-2009: Undergraduate study period
Student of Biology at the University of Freiburg, Germany

 

Research Experience

Diploma Thesis
University Medical Center Freiburg, Translational Neurotechnology Lab
"Multi-scale surface-based analysis of movement-related network activity
in the human cerebral cortex using functional MRI"
Supervisors: Prof. Ad Aertsen, Dr. Tonio Ball

Research internship
University Medical Center Freiburg, Translational Neurotechnology Lab
"Number representation in the left parietal lobe: First investigations using ECoG"
Supervisors: Dr. Tonio Ball, Franziska Thinnes-Elker

Research internship
University Medical Center Freiburg, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Sect. Visual Function & Electrophysiology
"Functional imaging of the human retina - Study of pulsatile and functional components"
Supervisors: Prof. Michael Bach, Fabrice Moret

 

Publications

Peer-reviewed Conference Papers

  • P. Kellmeyer, R. Berkemeier, T. Ball; Varying the spatial observation scale in the analysis of an fMRI language task leads to substantially differing functional interpretations. DGKN 61st Annual Conference, Leipzig 2017; accepted, to be published in Clinical Neurophysiology.

Poster Presentations

  • R. Berkemeier, O. Speck, T. Ball; Surface-based multi-scale network analysis of visuo-motor brain activity: a human 3T fMRI study. OHBM Annual Meeting, Honolulu 2015.
  • T. Ball, B. Becker, J. Boedecker, W. Burgard, B. Nebel, J. Rickert, J. Trinkle; NeuroBots: brain-controlled intelligent robotic devices. 3rd Japan-EU Workshop on Neurorobotics, Geneva 2017.
  • T. Ball, B. Becker, J. Boedecker, W. Burgard, B. Nebel, J. Rickert, J. Trinkle; NeuroBots: brain-controlled intelligent robotic devices. Human Brain Project Symposium "Building Bodies for Brains & Brains for Bodies", Geneva 2017.

Invited Talks

  • R. Berkemeier, J. Hammer; Robust representation of movement speed in high-gamma EEG? Symposium on Cognitive Neuroscience, Motol University Hospital, Prague 2016.
  • R. Berkemeier; Science Jam: Literatur und Wissenschaft treffen sich zum J├╝ngsten Gericht. Festival science+fiction, Basel 2017.
  • R. Berkemeier; A bottom-up model of intention formation. NPAC Workshop on Interdisciplinary Action Theory, Albert-Ludwigs-University, Freiburg 2017.

 

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