Steven Schiff

Director of the Center for Neural Engineering; Brush Chair Professor of Engineering; Professor of Neurosurgery; Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics

Steven Schiff

Research Summary

Neural engineering, neurosurgery, epilepsy, Parkinsons Disease, wave mechanics, brain machine interfaces, EEG, electrical fields, and control theory.

Huck Affiliations


Publication Tags

Brain Seizures Hydrocephalus Therapeutics Epilepsy Neurons Control Theory Africa South Of The Sahara Magnets Parkinson Disease Ventriculostomy Uganda Economics Choroid Plexus Cautery Controllers Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Resonators Magnetometers Whispering Gallery Modes Membranes Incidence Growth Infection Potassium

Most Recent Papers

The Incidence of Postoperative Seizures Following Treatment of Postinfectious Hydrocephalus in Ugandan Infants

Maria Punchak, Edith Mbabazi Kabachelor, Michael Ogwal, Esther Nalule, Joyce Nalwoga, Peter Ssenyonga, John Mugamba, Abbas Rattani, Michael C. Dewan, Abhaya V. Kulkarni, Steven J. Schiff, Benjamin Warf, 2019, Clinical Neurosurgery on p. E714-E721

Control of Spreading Depression with Electrical Fields

Andrew J. Whalen, Ying Xiao, Herve Kadji, Markus A. Dahlem, Bruce Gluckman, Steven Schiff, 2018, Scientific reports

Design of a sustainable prepolarizing magnetic resonance imaging system for infant hydrocephalus

Johnes Obungoloch, Joshua R. Harper, Steven Consevage, Igor M. Savukov, Thomas Neuberger, Srinivas Tadigadapa, Steven J. Schiff, 2018, Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine on p. 665-676

A brain–heart biomarker for epileptogenesis

Fatemeh Bahari, Paddy Ssentongo, Steven J. Schiff, Bruce J. Gluckman, 2018, Journal of Neuroscience on p. 8473-8483

Learning based segmentation of CT brain images

Venkateswararao Cherukuri, Peter Ssenyonga, Benjamin C. Warf, Abhaya V. Kulkarni, Vishal Monga, Steven Schiff, 2018, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering on p. 1871-1884

Chip-scale high Q-factor glassblown microspherical shells for magnetic sensing

Eugene Freeman, Cheng Yu Wang, Vedant Sumaria, Steven Schiff, Zhiwen Liu, Srinivas A. Tadigadapa, 2018, AIP Advances

Normative human brain volume growth

Mallory Peterson, Benjamin C. Warf, Steven J. Schiff, 2018, Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics on p. 478-485

Economic burden of neonatal sepsis in sub-Saharan Africa

Sylvia L. Ranjeva, Benjamin C. Warf, Steven J. Schiff, 2018, BMJ Global Health

Endoscopic Treatment versus Shunting for Infant Hydrocephalus in Uganda

Abhaya V. Kulkarni, Steven J. Schiff, Edith Mbabazi-Kabachelor, John Mugamba, Peter Ssenyonga, Ruth Donnelly, Jody Levenbach, Vishal Monga, Mallory Peterson, Michael MacDonald, Venkateswararao Cherukuri, Benjamin C. Warf, 2017, New England Journal of Medicine on p. 2456-2464

Expansion of C9ORF72 in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis correlates with brain-computer interface performance

Andrew Geronimo, Kathryn E. Sheldon, James R. Broach, Zachary Simmons, Steven J. Schiff, 2017, Scientific reports

Most-Cited Papers

Costs and benefits of neurosurgical intervention for infant hydrocephalus in sub-Saharan Africa

Benjamin C. Warf, Blake C. Alkire, Salman Bhai, Christopher Hughes, Steven Schiff, Jeffrey R. Vincent, John G. Meara, 2011, Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics on p. 509-521

Towards model-based control of parkinson's disease

Steven Schiff, 2010, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences on p. 2269-2308

Observability and controllability of nonlinear networks

Andrew J. Whalen, Sean N. Brennan, Timothy D. Sauer, Steven J. Schiff, 2015, Physical Review X

Unification of neuronal spikes, seizures, and spreading depression

Yina Wei, Ghanim Ullah, Steven J. Schiff, 2014, Journal of Neuroscience on p. 11733-11743

Assimilating seizure dynamics

Ghanim Ullah, Steven J. Schiff, 2010, PLoS computational biology on p. 1-12

Controversies in epilepsy

Mark G. Frei, Hitten P. Zaveri, Susan Arthurs, Gregory K. Bergey, Christophe C. Jouny, Klaus Lehnertz, Jean Gotman, Ivan Osorio, Theoden I. Netoff, Walter J. Freeman, John Jefferys, Gregory Worrell, Michel Le Van Quyen, Steven J. Schiff, Florian Mormann, 2010, Epilepsy and Behavior on p. 4-16

Seizures as imbalanced up states

Jokubas Žiburkus, John R. Cressman, Steven J. Schiff, 2013, Journal of neurophysiology on p. 1296-1306

Five-year survival and outcome of treatment for postinfectious hydrocephalus in Ugandan infants

Benjamin C. Warf, Ariella R. Dagi, Brian Nsubuga Kaaya, Steven J. Schiff, 2011, Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics on p. 502-508

Model-based rational feedback controller design for closed-loop deep brain stimulation of Parkinson's disease

P. Gorzelic, Steven Schiff, Alok Sinha, 2013, Journal of neural engineering

Rapid eye movement sleep and hippocampal theta oscillations precede seizure onset in the tetanus toxin model of temporal lobe epilepsy

Madineh Sedigh-Sarvestani, Godfrey I. Thuku, Sridhar Sunderam, Anjum Parkar, Steven L. Weinstein, Steven Schiff, Bruce Gluckman, 2014, Journal of Neuroscience on p. 1105-1114