Dr. Scott Beardsley

Scott Beardsley
Dr. Scott BeardsleyMarquette University

Engineering Hall, 309

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-4448Google Scholar
Curriculum Vitae

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Associate Professor

Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Professional Preparation

  • Postdoc. 2001–2005, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University 
  • Ph.D., 2001, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
  • B.S., 1995, Physics and Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Research Interests

  • Neuroengineering — neural coding/decoding
  • Neuroplasticity and learning
  • Human visuo-motor processing (integrated experimental/computational approaches)
  • Functional neuroimaging

Selected Recent Publications

Snyder D.B., Beardsley S.A., Schmit B.D., "Role of the cortex in visuomotor control of arm stability," J. Neurophysiol. 2019 Nov 01;122(5):2156–2172. 

Heugel N., Liebenthal, E., Beardsley S. A., (2019), "Method for spatial overlap estimation of electroencephalography and functional magnetic resonance imaging responses," J. Neurosci. Methods, 328, p. 110. 

Torres E., Beardsley S. A., (2019), "Cerebellar source localization using event-related potentials in a simple motor task," 9th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, San Francisco, CA, p.14. 

Mangalathu J., Liebenthal, E., Beardsley S. A., (2018), "Optimizing within-subject experimental designs for jICA of multi-channel ERP and fMRI," Front. Neurosci., 12:13, p.115. 

Heenan, M., Scheidt R. A., Woo D., Beardsley S. A., (2014), "Intention tremor and deficits of sensory feedback control in Multiple Sclerosis: A pilot study," J. NeuroEng. Rehab., 11:170, p.119. 

Farmer, S., Silver-Thorn B., Voglewede P., Beardsley S.A. (2014), "Within-socket myoelectric prediction of continuous ankle kinematics for control of a powered transtibial prosthesis," J. Neural Eng., 11(5):056027. 

Recent Grants

  • Beardsley, Scott A (Co-Principal Investigator); Scheidt, RA (Principal InvestigatorI); Mrotek, LA (Co-Principal Investigator); Nielson, Kristy (Co-Principal Investigator); “Neural mechanisms of error correction during manual interception of moving targets.” Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (September 1, 2021–February 28, 2023).

  • Beardsley, Scott A (Co-Investigator); Whelan, Harry (Principal Investigator); "Neurology research program in brain blood flow." Sponsored by Bleser Family Foundation (March 2019December 2023).
  • Beardsley, Scott A (Co-Principal Investigator); Mrotek, Leigh Ann (Principal Investigator); "IRES Track 1: Physical state estimation for control coordination and behavior monitoring." Sponsored by NSF (April 2019March 2022).

Investigator working in the lab.

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