Prof. Dr. Christian Klaes
Professor Dr. Christian Klaes is a neuroscientist at the Ruhr-University in Bochum. His research focuses on Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI), Virtual Reality, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in medicine. He has extensive experience in neurophysiology, working with non-human primates and tetraplegic human patients. To analyse and classify neural data, he uses machine learning algorithms. His research has been funded by grants from the DFG and the European Union. Previously, he worked at the California Institute of Technology as a post-doc, focusing on clinical BCI applications. After returning to Germany, he established his research lab, funded by an Emmy Noether stipend. In 2021, he became Professor for Neurotechnology at the Ruhr-University Bochum. Christian Klaes obtained his PhD at the University of Göttingen. He currently also leads the Incubator Health+ of the WorldFactory Start-up Center at the Ruhr University Bochum.