Ranu Jung


Dr. Ranu Jung Ranu Jung, Ph.D.
Professor and Department Chair
Wallace H. Coulter Eminent Scholars Chair in Biomedical Engineering
Email: RJung@fiu.edu
Office: EC 2602
Phone: (305) 348-3722
Fax: (305) 348-6954
Lab: Adaptive Neural Interfaces (ANS)

Neural Engineering; Computational Neuroscience; Sensorimotor Integration

“Development of biologically inspired technologies to interface with the nervous system to repair and promote recovery of lost function after trauma or disease.”


1. February 7, 2017. US 9,563,740 B2. Mohamed Abdelghani, Ranu Jung, James J Abbas, Kenneth Horch. “Neural Interface Activity Simulator”, Priority Oct 16, 2012.

2. August 30, 2016. US 9,427,565 B2. Sathyakumar S Kuntaegowdanahalli, James J. Abbas, Ranu Jung, Kenneth Horch. “Modular Multi-channel Inline Connector System”, Priority Nov 7, 2012.

3. August 9, 2016. US 9,409,009 B2. “Multi-lead Multi-electrode Management System.” Anil K. Thota, Ranu Jung, Sathyakumar S Kuntaegowdanahalli, Priority, Nov 7, 2012.

4. May 5, 2015. US 9,026,224 B2. “Communication Interface for Sensory Stimulation”, Ranu Jung, Kenneth Horch, James J. Abbas, Stephen Phillips, Bertan Bakkaloglu, Seung-Jae Kim. Priority April 21, 2009

5. July 29, 2014. US 8,790,282 B2. “Neuromorphic Controlled Powered Orthotic and Prosthetic System”, Ranu Jung, Shah Vikram Jung, Brundavani Srimattirumalaparle. Priority November 8, 2007.

Selected Publications:

Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience. First Edition. Jaeger D, Jung R, editors. 2015 USA: Springer.

Biohybrid Systems: Nerves, Interfaces, and Machines, First Edition. Edited by Ranu Jung. 2011 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.

Thota  AK, Kuntaegowdanahalli S, Starosciak AK, Abbas JJ, Orbay J, Horch KW, Jung R. A system and method to interface with multiple groups of axons in several fascicles of peripheral nerves. J Neurosci Methods. 2015; 244:78-84; PMID: 25092497.

Abdelghani MN, Abbas JJ, Horch KW, Jung R. A functional model and simulation of spinal motor pools and intrafascicular recordings of motoneuron activity in peripheral nerve. Front Neurosci. 2014;8:371. PMID: 25452711; PMCID: PMC4231878.

Hillen BK, Jindrich DL, Abbas JJ, Yamaguchi GT, Jung R. Effects of spinal cord injury induced changes in muscle activation on foot drag in a computational rat ankle model. J Neurophysiol. 2015 Apr;113(7):2666-75. doi: 10.1152/jn.00507.2014. Epub 2015 Feb 11. PubMed PMID: 25673734.

Hillen BK, Yamaguchi GT, Abbas JJ, Jung R. Joint specific changes in locomotor complexity in the absence of muscle atrophy following incomplete spinal cord injury. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2013 Aug 15;10:97. PMID: 23947694; PMC3765129.

Hillen BK, Abbas JJ, Jung R. Accelerating locomotor recovery after incomplete spinal injury. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2013 Mar;1279:16474. PMID: 23531014; PMCID: PMC3616515.

Venugopal S, Hamm TM, Crook SM, Jung R. Modulation of inhibitory strength and kinetics facilitates regulation of persistent inward currents and motoneuron excitability following spinal cord injury. J Neurophysiol. 2011 Nov;106(5):216779. PMID: 21775715; PMCID: PMC3214109

Kurian M, Crook SM, Jung R. Motoneuron model of self-sustained firing after spinal cord injury. J Comput Neurosci. 2011 Nov;31(3):62545. PMID: 21526348.

Fairchild MD, Kim SJ, Iarkov A, Abbas JJ, Jung R. Repetitive hindlimb movement using intermittent adaptive neuromuscular electrical stimulation in an incomplete spinal cord injury rodent model. Exp Neurol. 2010 Jun;223(2):62333. PMID: 20206164; PMCID: PMC2864351.

Jung R, Belanger A, Kanchiku T, Fairchild M, Abbas JJ. Neuromuscular stimulation therapy after incomplete spinal cord injury promotes recovery of interlimb coordination during locomotion. J Neural Eng. 2009 Oct;6(5):055010. PMID: 19721184.

Jung R, Ichihara K, Venkatasubramanian G, Abbas JJ. Chronic neuromuscular electrical stimulation of paralyzed hindlimbs in a rodent model. J Neurosci Methods. 2009 Oct 15;183(2):24154. PubMed PMID: 19596376; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2774355.

Lynskey JV, Belanger A, Jung R. Activity dependent plasticity in spinal cord injury. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2008;45(2):22940.PubMed PMID: 18566941; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2562625.

Thota AK, Watson SC, Knapp E, Thompson B, Jung R. Neuromechanical control of locomotion in the rat. J Neurotrauma. 2005 Apr;22(4):44265. PMID: 15853462.

Wang H, Jung R. Variability analyses suggest that supraspinospinal interactions provide dynamic stability in motor control. Brain Res. 2002 Mar 15;930(12): 83100.PubMed PMID: 11879799.

Jung R, Brauer EJ, Abbas JJ. Real-time interaction between a neuromorphic electronic circuit and the spinal cord. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2001 Sep;9(3):31926.PubMed PMID: 11561669.

Jung R, Kiemel T, Cohen AH. Dynamic behavior of a neural network model of locomotor control in the lamprey. J Neurophysiol. 1996 Mar;75(3):107486. PubMed PMID: 8867119.