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Research Management

The Technical Management Committee ensures that MVG generates all necessary evidence to demonstrate the Gennaris bionic vision system is safe and functional, in preparation for implantation in first human volunteers. This Committee comprises senior representatives from each key technical discipline on the project, including engineering, neurosurgery, physiology, vision science and medical device manufacture.

Professor Arthur Lowery

Arthur is the Director of the Monash Vision Group and a Professor in Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering at Monash University. He has an impressive track record in transforming ground-breaking technical innovations into successful international businesses and in 2014 was awarded a prestigious ARC Laureate Fellowship.

Professor Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld AC, OBE

Jeffrey is a Professor of Surgery at Monash University and Senior Neurosurgeon at The Alfred hospital. Jeffrey is one of Australia's leading academic neurosurgeons with research focussing on traumatic brain injury and bionic vision. He is internationally recognised for his pioneering work in neurotrauma research and teaching.

Professor Marcello Rosa

Marcello is the Deputy Head of the Department of Physiology at Monash University and Deputy Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Integrative Brain Function. He is an authority in the organisation of the cerebral cortex, with special emphasis on the visual system.

Professor Ramesh Rajan

Ramesh is a Professor in the Department of Physiology at Monash University and Director of Education for the School of Biomedical Sciences. His research is focused on how the brain makes sense of the world, through study of electrophysiological responses from brain nerve cells in addition to human psychophysics.

Dr Yan Wong

Yan is the Head of the Monash Neurobionics Lab and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physiology and Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering. Yan is an expert on the development of neural prostheses and systems neuroscience, with an emphasis on how the brains oscillations respond to electrical stimulation.