Jane Huggins, Ph.D.

Michigan Neuroscience Institute Affiliate
Associate Research Scientist, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Assistant Research Scientist, Biomedical Engineering
Director, University of Michigan Direct Brain Interface Laboratory
Research Non-Clinical Faculty

Burlington Building - Room 3017


Dr. Huggins received her B.S. in Computer Engineering with a Biomedical Engineering option and an Art Minor from Carnegie Mellon. She received a M.S. in Bioengineering, a M.S.E. in Computer Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She completed a clinical Rehabilitation Engineering Internship. While working on her dissertation, she founded the University of Michigan Direct Brain Interface Laboratory with Dr. Simon Levine.

Dr. Huggins has been the director of the University of Michigan Direct Brain Interface Laboratory since 2007. Her current focus is making EEG-based brain-computer interfaces practical for people who need them. Outside the lab, Dr. Huggins enjoys knitting, horseback riding, gardening, cooking, and being Mom to her two school-age children.

Published Articles or Reviews

  • Goering, Sara; Klein, Eran; Specker Sullivan, Laura; Wexler, Anna; Agüera y Arcas, Blaise; Bi, Guoqiang; Carmena, Jose M.; Fins, Joseph J.; Friesen, Phoebe; Gallant, Jack; Huggins, Jane E.; Kellmeyer, Philipp; Marblestone, Adam; Mitchell, Christine; Parens, Erik; Pham, Michelle; Rubel, Alan; Sadato, Norihiro; Teicher, Mina; Wasserman, David; Whittaker, Meredith; Wolpaw, Jonathan; Yuste, Rafael;: Recommendations for Responsible Development and Application of Neurotechnologies Neuroethics in press: in press, 2021.

  • Hill K, Huggins J, Woodworth C: Interprofessional Practitioners' Opinions on Features and Services for an Augmentative and Alternative Communication Brain‐Computer Interface Device, PM&R, (in press) 2021. Publisher-supplied Sharable Link

  • Thompson DE, Mowla MR, Dhuyvetter KJ,Tillman JW, Huggins JE: Automated artifact rejection algorithms harm P3 Speller brain-computer interface performance BCI 6(4): 141-148, 2020. Abstract

  • Dutt-Mazumder A, Huggins JE: Performance comparison of a non-invasive P300-based BCI mouse to a head-mouse for people with SCI. BCI 7(1-2): 1-10, 2020. Abstract

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