Understand how biological systems generate electrical signals, and how they can be recorded and induced with manufactured devices.
Dan Pederson is a 3rd year PhD student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at Purdue University. In 2014, he was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to continue his research in medical implantable devices for the treatment of Epilepsy. Prior to entering graduate school, Dan worked for five years in industry in the field of medical implantable devices at NeuroVista Corp and Cyberonics Inc as well as ultrasound at Siemens. This is Dan’s second semester being a TA for Bioelectricity. When Dan is not working in the lab or running office hours, he is spending time at home with his wife and two young children.