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Riki Banerjee
April 2, 2024

ECE alum Banerjee named CTO

Written By: Allyson Crowley


ECE Alum, Riki Banerjee BSEE‘00 (MSEE‘03, PhDEE‘05, University of Minnesota), has been named Chief Technology Officer for Synchron, a company specializing in endovascular brain-computer interfaces (BCI) focused on creating technology to restore motor function for individuals with severe paralysis.  In a statement released by Synchron, Banerjee reported, “Synchron has developed an elegant new way to deliver a neuroprosthesis device to the brain that avoids many of the barriers of more invasive BCI approaches. I’m excited to lead the R&D and product team at this pivotal time of growth to advance this innovative neurotechnology to patients”.  Banerjee has been with the company since September 2021 and was a 2022 Early Career Award Recipient from the UW–Madison College of Engineering.

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