Arup Roy, PhD(he/him)

Arup Roy, PhD(he/him)

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Nanoscope Therapeutics

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Arup Roy received the B.Tech. degree in instrumentation engineering, with honors, from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, in 1994; the M.S. degree in biomedical engineering from The Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, USA, in 1996; and the Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering, from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, in 2007. As part of his research in the field of computational neuroscience, he investigated whether synchronous firing between neuronal spike trains is affected by the attentional state of nonhuman primates while performing tactile tasks, which ultimately led to the granting of the Ph.D. degree.

He was then the Senior Director of Systems Research and Technology with Second Sight Medical Products, Inc., Developer and Marketer of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System and the Orion Cortical Prosthesis System. He has managed and led the design and development effort of numerous production level (for both commercial release and clinical trials) active implantable medical device externals software, hardware, and image processing systems. He has more than 10 peer-reviewed publications and is a named inventor on more than 40 issued patents. Dr. Roy is a Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.