Stephen P. DeWeerth

Stephen P. DeWeerth

Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, College of Engineering

Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30332-0535 USA
+1-404-894-4738
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Academic Training

  • Ph.D., Computation and Neural Systems, California Institute of Technology, 1991
    Thesis title: Analog VLSI Circuits for Sensorimotor Integration
    Thesis advisor: Carver A. Mead
  • M.S., Computer Science, California Institute of Technology, 1987
  • B.A., Mathematics/Chemistry, Wartburg College (Waverly, IA USA), 1985

Academic and Professional Appointments

  • Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology / Emory University School of Medicine, 2003–present
  • Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003–present
  • Co-Founder and Scientific Advisor, Axion BioSystems, 2007–present
  • Associate Dean for Research and Innovation, College of Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013–2016
  • Professor and Department Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Khalifa University of Science, Technology, and Research, 2010–2013
  • Director, Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program
    Georgia Institute of Technology / Emory University School of Medicine, 2004–2008
  • Founding Director, Laboratory for Neuroengineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology / Emory University School of Medicine, 1999–2004
  • Associate Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology / Emory University School of Medicine, 1999–2003
  • Associate Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997–2003
  • Assistant Professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology, 1991–1997

Distinctions

  • Board of Directors, National Institute of Aerospace (NIA), 2015–present
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Neuroelectronics Research Flanders (NERF), Belgium, 2009–2014
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2010–present
  • Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), 2006–present
  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1991–present
  • Recipient, Georgia Tech Outstanding Interdisciplinary Activities Award, 2005
  • General Chair, Twentieth Anniversary Conference on Advanced Research in VLSI, 1999

Memberships

  • Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), 2005–present
  • Society for Neuroscience (SfN), 2002–present
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), 2001–present
  • Society for the Neural Control of Movement, 1997–2002
  • Academic Council, American Institute for Medical and Biological Eng. (AIMBE), 2004–2008
  • Editorial Board, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, 2006–present
  • Editorial Board, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 2005–2008
  • Editorial Board, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2002–2003
  • Editorial Board, Chaos, 2001–2004