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Neurocareers: Doing The Impossible!

Jan 7, 2024

How can we effortlessly and affordably measure and analyze brain activity and vital biological signals in real-world scenarios? Imagine the possibilities for sports, entertainment, health, and beyond! Well, today's podcast guest has not only thought about it but has created a solution to make it a reality.

Join us on this episode of 'Neurocareers: Doing the Impossible!' as we introduce you to Ildar Rakhmatulin, PhD, a hardware and software engineer on a mission to redefine how we access and interact with bio-signals.

The problem he's tackling is clear: the lack of low-cost, easy-to-use systems for real-time, real-world biological signal recording and processing. How can we bridge this gap and democratize access to vital data that can transform our understanding of ourselves?

Ildar's answer is PiEEG, an open-source Raspberry Pi shield that can measure essential biosignals like EEG, EMG, and ECG. But it's not just about the technology; it's about accessibility. With PiEEG, anyone can connect electrodes and run a simple Python script to start measuring bio-signals in real-world settings. It's a game-changer with implications that span gaming, entertainment, sports, health, and meditation.

In this episode, we'll journey into Ildar's world of wearable technology and neuro interfaces. We'll explore the significance of PiEEG in neurotech education and development, discuss Ildar's commitment to open-source collaboration, and his entrepreneurial journey. His work embodies the spirit of innovation and accessibility within the neurotech community.

Whether you're an expert or simply curious about neurotech careers or the future of bio-signal measurement for real-world applications, this conversation promises to be insightful and inspiring. Join us as we uncover the boundless potential of PiEEG and the impact it's making on neurotechnology and accessibility.

Tune in to 'Neurocareers' and embark on this captivating journey into the intersection of neuroscience, technology, and democratized data with Ildar Rakhmatulin, a true trailblazer in open-source hardware and data-driven innovation!

About the Podcast Guest:

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Get familiar with the sources behind PiEEG: GitHub

Connect with Ildar: email

About the Podcast Host:

The Neurocareers podcast is brought to you by The Institute of Neuroapproaches ( and its founder, Milena Korostenskaja, Ph.D. (Dr. K), a neuroscience educator, research consultant, and career coach for people in neuroscience and neurotechnologies. As a professional coach with a background in the field, Dr. K understands the unique challenges and opportunities job applicants face in this field and can provide personalized coaching and support to help you succeed.

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