Nerea Irastorza-Landa

PhD Aspirant

MSc in Biomedical Engineering

Research interest

Nerea Irastorza Landa received her Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Navarre, Spain, in 2013 and her Master of Science degree in Mechatronics for Rehabilitation from the University Pierre et Marie Curie, France, in 2014. In 2014, she worked on her Master Thesis focused on the analysis of neurophysiological signals for motor rehabilitation strategies at the Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioural Neurobiology, University of Tübingen. Germany. Currently, she holds a scholarship from the Basque Government and Ikerbasque Foundation to carry out her PhD Thesis in Prof. Birbaumer’s research group at the same institute and pursue her doctoral studies at the Max Planck Graduate School, University of Tübingen, Germany. Her research topics of interest include the design, development and assessment of neurorehabilitative interventions using brain-machine and myoelectric interfaces coupled with robotics and the study of neuroplasticity in motor rehabilitation.