Brain Computer Interface: Bypassing Neuromuscular Traffic Jams | Gaurav Mittal | TEDxYouth@Lancaster

Combining his passions for engineering and technology, Gaurav created his own BCI, brain-computer interface. The sixteen year old Senior Champion of the 2019 North Museum Science and Engineering Fair made a stand-alone prosthetic hand move just by thinking. In his talk, he explains his research and describes how this technology can literally transform lives. Gaurav Mittal, 16, is a rising senior at Manheim Township High School in Lancaster, PA. He demonstrates a strong interest and passion in the STEM field and has received many accolades in various regional and international level Science and Engineering competitions. He is current serving as the Vice President of the Technology and Engineering Club as well as the Vice President of the National Honor Society at his high school. He is also equally passionate about creating instrumental music. He recently released his very first fingerstyle guitar album on all leading music platforms featuring cover songs from famous artists. His other interests include attending car shows and sharing his car photography on social media. He hopes to be able to pursue a degree in biomedical engineering with an eventual career in the healthcare field. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

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