Metin Akay


Research Interest

Developing an intelligent wearable system for monitoring motor functions in Post-Stroke Hemiplegic Patients and detecting coronary artery disease. In addition, his lab is currently investigating the effect of nicotine on the dynamics of ventral tegmental area (VTA) dopamine neural networks as well as the detection of coronary occlusions.

Endowed Professorship
Metin Akay is the John S. Dunn Endowed Chair of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston.
Disease States
Drug Discovery Pipeline
Technologies and Platforms
Office Location
Science & Engineering Research Center, Room 2027