VINSE Colloquium: Dr. Jacob Robinson, 03/20/24
Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering Colloquium
Manipulating brain states with miniature neurotech
03.20.24 | 4:10PM | 134 Featheringill Hall
Bio. Jacob Robinson is a Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering and Bioengineering at Rice University where his group develops miniature technologies to manipulate and monitor neural circuit activity. Prof. Robinson received a B.S. in Physics from UCLA, a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Cornell University, and completed Postdoctoral training in the Chemistry Department at Harvard. He previously served as the co-chair of the IEEE Brain Initiative and a core member of the IEEE Brain Neuroethics working group and is currently a member of the IEEE EMBS AdCom. In addition to his academic work, Dr. Robinson is the co-founder and CEO of Motif Neurotech, which is developing minimally invasive bioelectronics to treat mental health disorders.
Host: Daniel Gonzales