Lucas C. Parra


Ph.D. Program Director

Main Affiliation

Biomedical Engineering

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Brain-Computer Interfaces
  • Electric Brain Stimulation
  • Machine Learning





Lucas C. Parra


12/2019 - Current: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - Affiliate Member in Radiology

08/2003 - Current: City College of New York - Professor of Biomedical Engineering 

03/2002 - 07/2002: Columbia University - Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering 

04/1997 - 07/2003: Sarnoff Corporation - Technology Leader, Adaptive Signal and Image Processing

04/1995 - 03/1997: Siemens Corporate Research - MTS, Imaging Department



1985-1995: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Germany 

Ph.D. in Physics and Computer Science, 1996

Courses Taught

BME I5100 Biomedical Signal Processing (3 credits, graduate) 

BME I5000 Medical Imaging and Image Processing (3 credit, graduate) 

BME 22000 Biostatistics and Research Methods (3 credits, undergraduate) 

BME 50500 Image and Signal Processing in Biomedicine (3 credits, undergraduate) 


Additional Information

Office Hours

All students wishing to talk to me must come to my office in Steinman 403C Wednesday 2:00PM - 3:00PM. No appointment is required.


All others wishing to set up a meeting please consult this calendar

In the News

News items on the work from the lab can be found here.