Ph.D. in Psychophysiology, M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia, 2009
thesis: "A study of human EEG alpha activity dynamics in the brain computer interface loop"
advisor: Prof. A.Ya.Kaplan
M.S. in Engineering (Telecommunications), Vyatka State University, Russia, 2006
"A study of methods of Independent Component Analysis for image denoising"
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Resting-state fMRI and EEG data analysis
Brain-computer interface as experimental paradigm
Real-time EEG processing
Kaplan A.Ya., Zhigalov A.Yu. The dynamic of human EEG alpha-activity in the loop of brain - computer interface during trigger photo stimulation. Bulletin of Siberian Medicine 2010; 2(2):7-11. (In Russian)
Shishkin S.L., Ganin I.P., Basyul I.A., Zhigalov A.Y., Kaplan A.Y. N1 wave in the P300 BCI is not sensitive to the physical characteristics of stimuli. J Integr Neurosci. 2009; 8(4):471-85.
Zhigalov A.Yu., Kaplan A.Ya. Operant conditioning of alpha patterns in human EEG using affective reinforcing stimulation. Psychophysiology. 2009; 46 (1): 85.
Kaplan A.Ya., Levichkina E.V., Zhigalov A.Yu. Interhemispheric EEG asymmetries of ERP old/new effects in visual perception of simple nonverbal stimuli. Psychophysiology. 2009; 46 (1): 45.
Zhigalov A.Yu., Pianova A.A., Kaplan A.Ya. Statistical structure of EEG alpha-waves in adolescence with schizophrenic spectrum disorders and agematch normals. Int J Psychophysiol. 2008; 69 (3): P. 256.
Zhigalov A.Yu., Kaplan A.Ya. Adaptive photic stimulation as experimental model of asynchronous brain computer interface. XV International conference of neurocybernetics. Rostov-on-Don, 2009 Oct; p.13-17. (In Russian)
Zhigalov A.Yu., Kaplan A.Ya. Specific of operant conditioning of alpha activity in human EEG using affective reinforcing stimulation. All-Russian theoretical and practical conference “Quantitative EEG and neurotherapy”. St. Petersburg, 2009 Apr; p. 22. (In Russian)
Kaplan A.Ya., Zhigalov A.Yu. Adaptive photic stimulation based on Brain computer interface paradigm. All-Russian theoretical and practical conference “Quantitative EEG and neurotherapy”. St. Petersburg, 2007 Oct; p. 129-130. (In Russian)
Zhigalov A. Using Independent Component Analysis for narrow band interference suppression in DS-CDMA systems. All-Russian scientific and technical conference “Science- manufacturing-technology-ecology”. 2006 Mar; vol. 1, p. 269-272. (In Russian)