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Salvatore Fara

Salvatore Fara

 Research interests

  • Effects of non-invasive electrical brain stimulation on somatosensory perception
  • Role of brain oscillations on somatosensory perception
  • Mechanisms underlying the interaction of non-invasive electrical brain stimulation and ongoing brain activity



  • Behavioural experiments on human subjects
  • Transcranial current stimulation
  • Peripheral stimulation
  • Electroencephalography


 Academic background

  • since 2014: PhD student at Bernstein Center Freiburg
  • 2012-2013: MSc in Biomedical Engineering with Neurotechnology, Imperial College London, UK
  • 2008-2012: BSc in Biomedical Engineering, University of Cagliari, Italy



  • S. Fara, C. Gavriel, C. S. Vikram, and A. A. Faisal, “Prediction of arm end-point force using multi-channel MMG”, Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, 2014 International Conference on, 2014

  • S. Fara, C. S. Vikram, C. Gavriel, and A. A. Faisal, “Robust, ultra low-cost MMG system with Brain- Machine-Interface applications”, Neural Engineering (NER), 2013 6th International IEEE/EMBS Conference on, 2013