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Stephen P. DeWeerth is the Wallace H. Coulter Professor and department chair (interim) of the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory, the Associate Dean for Research and Innovation in the College of Engineering, and a professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He received an M.S. in Computer Science and a Ph.D. degree in Computational and Neural Systems from the California Institute of Technology.
Previously, at Georgia Tech, he served as the founding director of the Laboratory for Neuroengineering (an interdisciplinary research neighborhood and center), the director of Graduate Studies for the joint GT/Emory Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. program, and as the principle investigator on an NSF Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) grant and an NIH Bioengineering Research Partnership (BRP) grant. From 2010 to 2013, he served as the founding chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, UAE. DeWeerth is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).
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