People

Faculty

Grill

Warren M. Grill

Edmund T. Pratt, Jr. School Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Neural engineering and neural prostheses and include design and testing of electrodes and stimulation techniques, the electrical properties of tissues and cells, and computational neuroscience with applications in restoration of bladder function, treatment of movement disorders with deep brain [...]

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Pelot

Nicole (Nikki) Pelot

Research Director

Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Postdocs

Brad Barth

Bradley Barth

Postdoctoral Associate

Sacral Nerve Stimulation

Bryson

Matthew Bryson

Postdoctoral Associate

Spinal Cord Stimulation

Maria

Maria Jantz

Postdoctoral Associate

Stimulation for Nerve Block

Lambert

Katherine Lambert

Postdoctoral Associate

Spinal Cord Stimulation

Yu

Gene J Yu

Postdoctoral Associate

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

PhD Students

Dale

Jahrane Dale

Ph.D. Student (2025)

Deep Brain Stimulation

Hussain

Minhaj Hussain

Ph.D. Candidate (2025)

Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Marshall

Daniel Marshall

Ph.D. Student (2026)

Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Sacral Nerve Stimulation, Bladder and Sexual Function

Thio

Brandon Thio

Ph.D. Candidate (2023)

Computational Modeling for Epilepsy

Kathryn

Kathryn Turk

Ph.D. Student (2028)

Carotid Sinus Nerve Stimulation, Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Masters Students

Zhecheng Dong

Zhecheng Dong

Masters Student

Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Bralen

Bralen Dulin

Masters Student

Deep Brain Stimulation, Spinal Cord Stimulation

Emma Lin

Emma (YiChen) Lin

Masters Student (2024)

Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Nick Merola

Nick Merola

Masters Student

Vagus Nerve Stimulation 

Staff

Abbott

Em Abbott

Research Scientist

Bladder Function, Spinal Cord Injury

Ian

Ian Baumgart

Associate in Research

Degoski

Danielle Degoski

Research Analyst

Bladder and Sexual Function

Do

Khoa Do

Research Associate

Deep Brain Stimulation, Spinal Cord Stimulation

Kamaravelu

Karthik Kamaravelu

Research Associate

Deep Brain Stimulation, Intracortical Microstimulation

Lucas

Lucas Kaplan

Research Associate

Carotid Sinus Nerve Stimulation

Li

Yuhui Li

Research Scientist

Deep Brain Stimulation

Peters

Jennifer Peters

Clinical Research Coordinator

Deep Brain Stimulation

Rocio

Rocio Rodriguez

R&D Engineer

Deep Brain Stimulation

Santos

Anabella Santos

Research Associate

Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Schmidt

Steve Schmidt

R&D Engineer

Deep Brain Stimulation

Wang

Boshuo Wang

Research Associate

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Transcranial Electrical Stimulation, Magnetogenic Neurostimulation

Zack

Zachary Young

Associate in Research

Zhang

Newland Zhang

Research Associate

Tibial Nerve Stimulation

Undergraduate Students

Isha Chugh

Isha Chugh

Undergraduate (2027)

Sacral Nerve Stimulation

Gautam

Nitisha Gautam

Undergraduate (2024)

Sacral Nerve Stimulation

Jerry Jiang

Jerry Jiang

Undergraduate (2024)

Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Tyler Kearse

Tyler Kearse

Undergraduate (2025)

Spinal Cord Stimulation

Lisak

Alice Lisak

Undergraduate (2026)

Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Raha

Ishani Raha

Undergraduate (2025)

Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Anna Tornatore

Anna Tornatore

Undergraduate (2025)

Spinal Cord Stimulation

Wu

Jonathan Wu

Undergraduate (2026)

Spinal Cord Stimulation, Bladder and Sexual Function