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Shangkai Gao

  Shangkai Gao
Professor, IEEE Fellow

Shangkai Gao    Professor, IEEE Fellow

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Lab. of Neural Engineering

Research Interests:

Neural Engineering

Medical Ultrasound


Lab Website:



Professional Experience:

Teaching Assistant, Lecturer, Associate Professor, Professor, Tsinghua University, CHINA, 1970-Present

Visiting Scholar, Dept of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, The George Washington University, Washington DC, USA, 1984-1985


M.S. Biomedical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, 1979-1983

B.S. Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, 1965-1970


Publications (selected)

1.Chuan Jia, Xiaorong Gao, Bo Hong, and Shangkai Gao, Frequency and Phase Mixed Coding in SSVEP-Based Brain--Computer Interface. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 58, No. 1, p200-206, Jan. 2011

2.Dan Zhang, Bo Hong, Xiaorong Gao, Shangkai Gao, Brigitte Röder, “Exploring steady-state visual evoked potentials as an index for intermodal and crossmodal spatial attention”, Psychophysiology, 2010 Sep 27. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8986.2010.01132.x. 

3.Jing Guo, Shangkai Gao, and Bo Hong,An Auditory Brain–Computer Interface Using Active Mental Response. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 3, p230-235, June 2010

4.Dan Zhang, Alexander Maye, Xiaorong Gao, Bo Hong, Andreas K Engel and Shangkai Gao: An independent brain–computer interface using covert non-spatial visual selective Attention. J. Neural Eng. 7 (2010) 016010 (11pp)

5.Yixuan Ku, Bo Hong, Xiaorong Gao, Shangkai Gao: Spectra-temporal patterns underlying mental addition: An ERP and ERD/ERS study. Neuroscience Letters 472 (2010) 5–10

6.Fei Meng, Kai-Yu Tong, Suk-Tak Chan, Wan-Wa Wong, Ka-Him Lui, Kwok-Wing Tang, Xiaorong Gao, and Shangkai Gao, Cerebral plasticity after subcortical stroke as revealed by cortico-muscular coherence. IEEE Trans. on Neural System and Rehabilitation Engineering. 2009 June, 17(3): 234-43

7.Xiang Lei, Zhao Heng and Gao Shangkai: Barker Code in TCD Ultrasound Systems to Improve the Sensitivity of Emboli Detection. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology. Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 94–101, 2009

8.Fei Guo, Bo Hong, Xiaorong Gao and Shangkai Gao: A brain–computer interface using motion-onset visual evoked potential. J. Neural Eng. 5 (2008) 477–485

9.Yijun Wang, Xiaorong Gao, Bo Hong, Chuan Jia, Shangkai Gao, Brain-computer interfaces based on visual evoked potentials: Feasibility of practical system designs. IEEE EMBS Magazine, 2008 27(5): 64-71

10.Wei Wu, Xiaorong Gao, Bo Hong, and Shangkai Gao: Classifying Single-Trial EEG During Motor Imagery by Iterative Spatio-Spectral Patterns Learning (ISSPL). IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 55, No. 6, June 2008. pp1733-1743


Contact Information

Address:      Medical School Building, B206

                     Dept.of Biomedical Engineering

                     School of Medicine

                     Tsinghua University

                      Beijing 100084,China

Telephone:     (8610)62785472

Fax:               (8610)62792416

Email:          gsk-dea@tsinghua.edu.cn