In this public lecture (in Dutch), Yoeri is explaining the basis of the research in our group where we use materials to develop devices that mimic some properties of the synapses in the brain, to ultimately make smart chips, sensors and circuits.
In C2W magazine an interview with Yoeri about our research on organic neuromorphic materials was published. C2W is a platform for Chemistry and Chemists. Find the interview (in Dutch) here: https://www.c2w.nl/artikelen/interviews/biologisch-signaal-stuurt-kunstmatig-systeem
In the Futures magazine of the FD “het Financieel Dagblad”, a report on the status of neuromorphic computing was published which included an interview with Yoeri. Find the interview (in Dutch) here: https://fd.nl/futures/1368069/de-machine-wordt-menselijker
Yoeri was selected to serve on the inaugural editorial board for the new IOP journal Neuromorphic Computing and Engineering (NCE): iopscience.org/nce Neuromorphic Computing and Engineering is a multidisciplinary, open access journal publishing cutting edge research on the design, development and application of artificial neural networks and systems from both a hardware and computational perspective.
MRS Bulletin’s August issue was guest edited by Alberto Salleo and George Malliaras and features papers on organic neuromorphic devices and applications. Find this issue here and find the tutorial paper by Paschalis and Yoeri here. A webinar was also held to discuss the recent works, hosted by George Malliaras and questions were answered by the authors. Find the webinar here.
Yoeri was recently interviewed on national radio for the recently published work in Nature Materials. The interview (in Dutch) on BNR Newsradio can be listened to here: https://www.bnr.nl/podcast/wetenschap-vandaag/10412979/onderzoekers-laten-kunstmatige-synaps-praten-met-levende-cellen And a mention on NPO Radio 2 here: https://portal.rtvmonitor.nl/#
This work describes a novel device that connect living cells with organic neuromorphic materials. We were able to demonstrate a memory effect based on the neurotransmitter dopamine released by cells. The research was done in collaboration with IIT Italy (group of Francesca Santoro) and Stanford University (group of Alberto Salleo). Find the paper here and free to read here.
Scott Keene and Tom van der Pol showed that adding amine-based de-dopants to PEDOT:PSS devices transforms them into enhancement-mode transistors. This work, which was performed in collaboration with Alberto Salleo at Stanford University and Rene Janssen at the department of Chemistry, was published in Advanced Materials. Additionally, Advanced Science News wrote a news article about our work.