• Dr Dean Freestone

Dr Freestone completed his honours degree in electronic engineering from La Trobe University, Melbourne in 2007, where he won the Tad Szental Prize for best graduating electronic engineer. In 2012 he graduated from his PhD studies at the University of Melbourne, where he won the John Melvin Memorial Prize for best PhD thesis in Engineering and the Chancellor's prize for thesis excellence for his research that focused on prediction and control of epileptic seizures. He has continued his research in this area at the University of Melbourne in his post-doc working in the NeuroEngineering Laboratory with projects in collaboration with the Bionics Institute, St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne and Medtronic Inc. (USA).