People

People

Principal Investigator

Erin Patrick, PhD, received B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering (ECE) from the University of Florida (UF) in 2002 and 2010, respectively.  She is currently a Research Assistant Professor at UF in the ECE department and specializes in multiphysics modeling and simulation. Her research areas of interest range from transistor-based biological and chemical sensors to bioelectric phenomena and neural-interface technologies.


Current Undergraduate Research Assistants

 

Krista Marrocco is a Sophomore in Electrical Engineering. Last semester, she presented in the 2020 Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium. Her poster was titled “Understanding Neural Activation in a Peripheral Nerve”.  She is currently working on design support for novel peripheral nerve interfaces.

 

Brook Heyd is a Sophomore in Electrical Engineering and is working on modeling support for the prediction of recording and stimulation performance of peripheral nerve interfaces.

 

 

Angelique Vela is a Junior in Electrical Engineering and is working on the project: Electrical stimulation of adipose-derived stem sells. She was recently accepted into the University Scholars Program.

 

 

Joshua Ciorciari is a Senior in Electrical Engineering and is working on the biofilm electrophysiology project: Probing the electrical nature of biofilm growth.

 

 

Jack Wang is a graduate student in Biomedical Engineering and is working on modeling the volume of tissue activated by deep brain stimulation (DBS) electrodes.

 

 

 


Former Undergraduate Research Assistants

Zach Weisblatt is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering at Duke University.