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The laboratory of ‘Bioengineering of Olfactory Sensory Systems’ (B.O.S.S.) led by Dr. Saha is working on developing neural engineering and brain-computer interface (BCI) techniques to address how population neuron responses shape associative learning, social behavior, and decision-making in real time. Using honeybee olfactory brain recordings, Dr. Saha is investigating how social interactions influence memory and learning.

Chemical sensing using cyborg insect

The BOSS laboratory is also working on developing insect brain-based, bio-robots that hijack biological chemical sensing and information processing capabilities towards medical and environmental applications (forward engineering). Dr. Saha is using insect antenna as chemical sensors and odor-evoked electrical activity in the brain (i.e. neural codes) for targeted chemical detection and identification. BOSS laboratory is working with honeybees and locusts to develop insect brain-based chemical sensors.

Dr. Saha’s other interests include nano-neuroscience approaches for noninvasive control of neural responses in the brain and identifying nanoparticle transport and nano-neuro interaction mechanisms in the olfactory sensory pathway.