Jonathan Viventi, PhD

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering

Assistant Professor of Neural Science
New York University


  • B.S.E., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 2000-2003
  • M.Eng., Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 2003-2004
  • Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, 2006-2010
  • Kirschstein-NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania – Institute for Medicine and Engineering, 2010-2011
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship,
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Beckman Institute, 2011

Industry Experience

  • MC10, Inc., Consultant, 2010 - 2012
  • Qualcomm, Inc., Consultant, 2006 - 2009
  • Flarion Technologies, Inc. (acquired by Qualcomm), 
    Architecture and Algorithms Engineer, 2004 - 2006
  • Princeton Technology Advisors Corp., 2003
  • Lutron Electronics Company, Inc., 2002


Founded N2MB Racing, LLC, a successful startup company with over one million dollars in revenue, specializing in creating innovative automotive electronic products for performance applications. 2006 - Present.

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 NYU Grand Challenge Award: Smart Neuroprosthetics
  • 2012 Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) - Taking Flight Award
  • 2011 Grass Foundation – American Epilepsy Society (AES) Young Investigator Travel Award
  • 2010 Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences / Neuroscience Graduate Group Flexner Award for the best neuroscience thesis at the University of Pennsylvania
  • 2010 Beckman Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 2010 Ruth L. Kirschstein-National Service Research Award
  • 2010 Solomon R. Pollack Award for the best thesis in the Department of Bioengineering at University of Pennsylvania
  • 2010 Neural Interfaces Conference Travel Award
  • 2009 Nano/Bio Interface Center Graduate Research Award for the best graduate research at the University of Pennsylvania on Nanotechnology applied to Biology
  • 2003, 2004 - Two Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards from the Princeton University Electrical Engineering department
  • 2003 National Finalist in NASA-sponsored design competition, RASC-AL