Curriculum Vitae

Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology

College of Engineering
University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 65211



Explainable AI for Health Informatics

Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing


  • Model building and engineering for time-series based sensor data and electronic health records utilizing: [I] Adaptive Feedback, Pipeline Integration of [II] Meta-information and [III] Meta-models, [IV] Streaming Clustering, [V] CDSS Interface and UX parses.

  • Computational mediation of human motor function using [I] Biophysical Sensors, [II] Kinematics, [III] Tele-operational [IV] Mobile and [IV] Wearable Technologies.


Ph.D. Informatics, University of Missouri 2025 (expected)

M.Sc. Data Science, University of Missouri 2021

M.F.A., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2008

B.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2004

Work Experience

Programmer Analyst, University of Missouri 2017 - current

  • Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology (College of Engineering)

Research Engineer, University of Missouri 2011-2017

  • Rehabilitation Neuroscience Laboratory (Psychological Sciences)

Research Assistant, University of Oregon 2009-2011

  • Human Neuroimaging and TMS Laboratory (Psychology Department)

Junior Research Specialist, University of California at Davis 2007-2009

  • Music and Cognition Laboratory (Center for Mind and Brain)

Computational Engineer, SUNY, Purchase College 2004-2005

  • New Media Studies Program (Department of Natural Sciences)

Technical Skills

Languages and Environments

Python, R, Matlab, SQL, NI Labview, Perl, PHP


PCB design, Transistor logical circuits

Signal Recording and Stimulus Systems

AD Instruments Powerlab, Vicon motion capture, Biosemi EEG, NDI Optotrak and Polaris, Zebris motion capture, Brainsight TMS tracking, BioPac acquisition, Magstim TMS stimulators, National Instruments DAQ, CED Micro-3 DAQ and Power-1902 EMG amplifiers.


Robinson E, Tefera GM, Park G, Skubic M, Marchal N, Popescu M, Keller J, Marilyn R. Deploying In-Home Sensors to Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Adoption of Technology and Lessons Learned. Innov Aging. 2022 Dec 20;6(Suppl 1):741.

doi: PMCID: PMC9767039.

G. J. Scott, J. Saied-Walker, N. Marchal, H. Yu and M. Skubic, "HTIDB: Hierarchical Time-Indexed Database for Efficient Storage and Access to Irregular Time-series Health Sensor Data," 2022 44th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, 2022, pp. 2972-2975


Valyear, K. F., Philip, B. A., Cirstea, C. M., Chen, P. W., Baune, N.A., Marchal, N., & Frey, S. H. (2020). Interhemispheric transfer of post-amputation cortical plasticity within the human somatosensory cortex. NeuroImage, 206(September 2019), 116291.


Frey, S. H., Hansen, M., & Marchal, N. (2015). Grasping with the Press of a Button: Grasp-selective Responses in the Human Anterior Intraparietal Sulcus Depend on Nonarbitrary Causal Relationships between Hand Movements and End effector Actions. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 27(6), 1146–1160.



  • Rockefeller New Media Fellowship Nominee 2008

  • Humanities, Arts, Architecture, and Social Sciences Fellowship, RPI 2005-2007

  • School of Humanities and Social Sciences Research Grant, RPI 2005-2006

  • BFA Fellowship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2004

Poster Presentations

  • Marchaln, N. 2022. Assessing Fall Risk in Older Adults with Modeled Gait Parameter Estimates Computed from Depth Image Centroids During Walks. Poster presented at MUIDSI Informatics Symposium, Columbia, MO.

  • Hansen, M.D., Marchal, N., & Frey, S.H. 2011. Neural Encoding of Teleoperated Reaching and Grasping Using a Button-controlled Robotic Arm. Poster presented at the 41st annual meeting of Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C.

  • Hansen, M. D., Marchal, N., & Frey, S. H. 2010. Parieto-premotor Contributions to Planning and Execution of Grasping Movements. Poster presented at the 40th annual meeting of Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.


Grant Scott, Ph.D.

High-Performance Data-Intensive Computing Systems Laboratory

Institute for Data Science and Informatics

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

College of Engineering

University of Missouri

Marjorie Skubic, Ph.D.

Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

College of Engineering

University of Missouri