Prof GUAN Cuntai, PhD

 

Professor, Computer Science and Engineering

 

Program Director, Strategic Collaboration

 

Co-Director, NTU-NNI Neuro-technology Fellowship Program

 

Fellow, IEEE

 

School of Computer Science and Engineering

http://scse.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/Home.aspx

 

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

www.ntu.edu.sg

 

Email: ctguan@ntu.edu.sg

Phone: (65) 6790 6205

Office: N4-02B-52

 

 

 

Selected Publications: (for full publication list see Google Scholar or Researchgate)

 

BCI Application – Stroke Rehabilitation

 

o      Ravikiran Mane, Effie Chew, Kok Soon Phua, Kai Keng Ang, Neethu Robinson, A. P. Vinod, and Cuntai Guan, “Prognostic and Monitory EEG-Biomarkers for BCI Upper-limb Stroke Rehabilitation,” IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 2019 Aug, 27(8), pp1654-1664. ViewPDF

 

o      Ruyi Foong, Kai Keng Ang, Chai Quek, Cuntai Guan, Kok Soon Phua, Christopher Wee Keong Kuah, Deshmukh Arun Vishwanath, Lester Hon Lum Yam, Deshan Kumar Rajeswaran, Ning Tang, Effie Chew, and Karen Sui Geok Chua, “Assessment of the Efficacy of EEG-based MI-BCI with Visual Feedback and EEG Correlates of Mental Fatigue for Upper-Limb Stroke Rehabilitation”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2019.2921198. ViewPDF

 

o      Ning Tang, Cuntai Guan, Kai Keng Ang, Kok Soon Phua, Effie Chew, “Motor imagery-assisted brain-computer interface for gait retraining in neurorehabilitation in chronic stroke”, Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 61, July, 2018. ViewPDF

 

o      Mahnaz Arvaneh, Cuntai Guan, Kai Keng Ang, Tomas E. Ward, Karen S.G. Chua, Christopher Wee Keong Kuah, Gopal Joseph Ephraim Joseph, Kok Soon Phua, and Chuanchu Wang, “Facilitating Motor Imagery-based Brain-computer Interface for Stroke Patients Using Passive Movement", Neural Computing and Applications, Nov 2017, Vol 28, No 11, pp 3259–3272. ViewPDF

 

o      Xin Hong, Zhongkang Lu, Irvin Teh, Fatima Ali Nasrallah, Wei Peng Teo, Kai Keng Ang, Kok Soon Phua, Cuntai Guan, Effie Chew, and Kai-Hsiang Chuang, “Brain plasticity following MI-BCI training combined with tDCS in a randomized trial in chronic subcortical stroke subjects: a preliminary study”, Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), 7, 2017 doi:10.1038/s41598-017-08928-5 ViewPDF

 

o      Kai Keng Ang and Cuntai Guan, “EEG-based Strategies to Detect Motor Imagery for Control and Rehabilitation”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol 25, No. 4, April 2017, pp 392-401 (Invited Paper) ViewPDF

 

o      Kai Keng Ang,Karen Sui Geok Chua, Kok Soon Phua,Chuanchu Wang,Zheng Yang Chin,Haihong Zhang,Christopher Wee Keong Kuah, Jeanette Lee,Wilson Low,Beng Ti Ang,Keng-He Kong, Cuntai Guan, “A Randomized Controlled Trial on EEG-based motor imagery Brain-Computer Interface robotic rehabilitation for stroke”, Clinical EEG & Neuroscience, 46(4), Oct 2015, pp 310-320. ViewPDF

 

o      Kai Keng Ang and Cuntai Guan, "Brain-computer Interface for Neuro-Rehabilitation of Upper Limb after Stroke", Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 103, no. 6, pp. 944-953, Jun. 2015. (Invited Paper) ViewPDF

 

o      Kai Keng Ang, Cuntai Guan, Chuanchu Wang, Ling Zhao, Wei Peng Teo, Chang Wu Chen, Yee Sien Ng, Effie Chew, "Facilitating Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Motor Imagery Brain-Computer Interface for Stroke Rehabilitation”, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vol 96 (3 Suppl 1), S79-87, 2015. (Invited Paper) ViewPDF

 

o      Kai Keng Ang, Cuntai Guan, Kok Soon Phua, Chuanchu Wang, Longjiang Zhou, Ka Yin Tang, Gopal Joseph Ephraim_Joseph, Christopher Wee Keong Kuah and Karen Sui Geok Chua, "Brain-Computer Interface-based Robotic End Effector System for Wrist and Hand Rehabilitation: Results of a Three-armed Randomized Controlled Trial for Chronic Stroke”, Frontiers in NeuroEngineering, 2014, 7:30. doi: 10.3389/fneng.2014.00030. ViewPDF

 

o      Kai Keng Ang and Cuntai Guan, “Brain-Computer Interface in Stroke Rehabilitation", Journal of Computing Science and Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 2, June 2013, pp. 139-146. (Invited Paper) ViewPDF

 

o      Balint Varkuti, Cuntai Guan, Yaozhang Pan, Kok Soon Phua, Kai Keng Ang, Christopher Kuah, Karen Chua, Beng Ti Ang, Niels Birbaumer, Ranganatha Sitaram, “Resting State Changes In Functional Connectivity Correlate With Movement Recovery For BCI And Robot-Assisted Upper Extremity Training After Stroke“, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, vol. 27, no. 1, 2013, pp 53-62 ViewPDF

 

o      Kai Keng Ang, Cuntai Guan, Karen Sui Geok Chua, Beng Ti Ang, Christopher Wee Keong Kuah, Chuanchu Wang, Koksoon Phua, Zheng Yang Chin, Haihong Zhang, “A Large Clinical Study on the Ability of Stroke Patients in Operating EEG-based Motor Imagery Brain-Computer Interface”, Clinical EEG and Neuroscience, October, 2011, pp 253-258 ViewPDF

 

o      Cuntai Guan, Kai Keng Ang, et al. “State-of-the-Art in BCI Research: BCI Award 2010”, in book  Recent Advances in Brain-Computer Interface Systems, ISBN: 978-953-307-175-6, InTech, pp193-222, 2011

 

o      Ravikiran Mane, Effie Chew, Kok Soon Phua, Kai Keng Ang, Vinod A. P., Cuntai Guan, “Quantitative EEG as Biomarkers for the Monitoring of Post-Stroke Motor Recovery in BCI and tDCS Rehabilitation”, 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'18), Honolulu, USA, July 17-21, 2018 (Top 10 Student Paper Competition Finalists). ViewPDF

 

o      Mengjiao Hu, Fang Ji, Zhongkang Lu, Weimin Huang, Reza Khosrowabadi, Ling Zhao, Kai Keng Ang, Kok Soon Phua, Fatima Ali Nasrallah, Kai-Hsiang Chuang, Mary C Stephenson, John Totman, Xudong Jiang, Effie Chew, Cuntai Guan, Juan Zhou, “Differential Amplitude of Low-Frequency Fluctuations in brain networks after BCI Training with and without tDCS in Stroke”, 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'18), Honolulu, USA, July 17-21, 2018. ViewPDF

 

o      Vikram Shenoy Handiru, Vinod Prasad, Kai Keng Ang, Effie Chew, Cuntai Guan, “Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on the Motor-Imagery Brain-Computer Interface for Stroke Recovery: An EEG Source-Space study”,  2017 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC’17), Banff, Canada, Oct 5-8, 2017. ViewPDF

 

o      Xin Hong, Yan Zhi Ong, Irvin Teh, Fatima Ali Nasrallah, Zhong Kang Lu, Wei Peng Teo, Cuntai Guan, Kai Keng Ang, Kok Soon Phua, Ling Zhao, Effie Chew, and Kai-Hsiang Chuang, “Brain connectivity and CBF changes following motor training by MI-BCI combined with tDCS in stroke patients”, 21st Annual Meeting of International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), 2013 (oral). (ISMRM summa cum laude MERIT AWARD, given to the best 3% papers)

 

o      Kai Keng Ang, Cuntai Guan, Karen Sui Geok Chua, Koksoon Phua, Chuanchu Wang, Zheng Yang Chin, Longjiang Zhou, Ka Yin, Christina Tang, Gopal Joseph Ephraim, Christopher Wee Keong Kuah, “A clinical study of motor imagery BCI performance in stroke by including calibration data from passive movement”, 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 3-7 July 2013, Osaka, Japan. ViewPDF

 

o      Sau Wai Tung, Cuntai Guan, Kai Keng Ang, Koksoon Phua, Chuanchu Wang, Ling Zhao, Wei Peng Teo, Effie Chew, “Motor imagery BCI for upper limb stroke rehabilitation: an evaluation of the EEG recordings using coherence analysis”, 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 3-7 July 2013, Osaka, Japan. ViewPDF

 

o      Irvin Teh, Cuntai Guan, Kai Keng Ang, Kok Soon Phua, Ling Zhao, Effie Chew, “fMRI in stroke following tDCS and MI- BCI rehabilitation”, Proc 20th Annual Meeting of International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM), 2012.

 

o      Kai Keng Ang, Cuntai Guan, Koksoon Phua, Chuanchu Wang, Irvin Teh, Chang Wu Chen, Effie Chew, “Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and EEG-based Motor Imagery BCI for Upper Limb Stroke Rehabilitation”, 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), San Diego, USA, Aug 28 – Sept 1, 2012. ViewPDF

 

o      Karen Chua, Cuntai Guan, Kai Keng Ang, Christopher Kuah, Kok Soon Phua, Chuanchu Wang, Haihong Zhang, "Brain-Computer Interface-based (BCI) based arm robotic rehabilitation for Stroke: A feasibility study and randomized controlled trial", Brain Injury, vol. 26, no. 4-5, pp. 492-493, 2012.

 

o      Effie Chew, Irvin Teh, Kai Keng Ang, Kok Soon Phua, Ling Zhao, Wu Chang, Karen Chua, and Cuntai Guan, "Combined transcranial direct current stimulation and brain-computer interface rehabilitation-a new approach to motor rehabilitation", Brain Injury, vol. 26, no. 4-5, pp. 782-782, 2012.

 

o      Kai Keng Ang, Cuntai Guan, Karen Sui Geok Chua, Beng Ti Ang, Christopher Wee Keong Kuah, Chuanchu Wang, Koksoon Phua, Zheng Yang Chin, Haihong Zhang, “Clinical study of neurorehabilitation in stroke using EEG-based motor imagery brain-computer interface with robotic feedback”, 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1- 4 September, 2010.  ViewPDF

 

o      Adrian Hock Guan Tan, Keng He Kong, Chengyap Shee, Chuanchu Wang, Cuntai Guan, Wei Tech Ang, “Post-Acute Stroke Patients Use a Brain-Computer Interface to Activate Electrical Stimulation”, 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1- 4 September, 2010.  ViewPDF

 

o      Kai Keng Ang, Cuntai Guan, Karen Sui Geok Chua, Beng Ti Ang, Christopher Wee Keong Kuah, Chuanchu Wang, Koksoon Phua, Zheng Yang Chin, Haihong Zhang, “A clinical study of motor imagery brain-computer interface-based upper limb robotic rehabilitation for stroke”, The 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Minneapolis, USA, Sept. 2-6, 2009. ViewPDF

 

o      Chuanchu Wang, Cuntai Guan, Kok Soon Phua, Kai Keng Ang, Haihong Zhang,Karen Sui Geok Chua, Beng Ti Ang, Christopher Wee Keong Kuah, "A Feasibility Study of Non-Invasive Motor-Imagery BCI for Stroke Patients’ Robotic Rehabilitation", International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (NER), Turkey, Apr 29 - May 2, 2009. ViewPDF

 

o      Kai Keng Ang, Cuntai Guan, Karen Sui Geok Chua, Beng Ti Ang, Christopher Wee Keong Kuah, Chuanchu Wang, Koksoon Phua, Zheng Yang Chin, Haihong Zhang, "A clinical evaluation of non-invasive motor imagery-based brain computer interface in stroke", International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Vancouver, Canada, August 20-24, 2008. ViewPDF

 

o      Kai Keng Ang, Cuntai Guan, Karen Sui Geok Chua, Beng Ti Ang, Christopher Wee Keong Kuah, Chuanchu Wang, Koksoon Phua, Zheng Yang Chin, Haihong Zhang, "A clinical evaluation on the spatial patterns of non-invasive motor imagery-based brain computer interface in stroke", International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Vancouver, Canada, August 20-24, 2008. ViewPDF