Jonathan Viventi

Jonathan Viventi

Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Viventi’s research uses flexible electronics to create new technology for interfacing with the brain at high resolution over large areas. These new tools can help diagnose and treat neurological disorders such as epilepsy, and help improve the performance of brain machine interfaces.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Assistant Professor of Neurobiology

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 1149 CIEMAS, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (917) 727-2464
  • Email Address: j.viventi@duke.edu
  • Websites:

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 2010

Research Interests

Dr. Viventi's research uses flexible electronics to create new technology for interfacing with the brain at high resolution over large areas. These new tools can help diagnose and treat neurological disorders such as epilepsy, and help improve the performance of brain machine interfaces.

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 List. MIT Technology Review . 2014
  • Popular Science Brilliant 10. Popular Science. 2014

Courses Taught

  • BME 354L: Introduction to Medical Instrumentation
  • BME 394: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 493: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 590L: Special Topics with Lab
  • BME 791: Graduate Independent Study
  • ECE 493: Undergraduate Research in Electrical and Computer Engineering

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Escabí, MA; Read, HL; Viventi, J; Kim, DH; Higgins, NC; Storace, DA; Liu, AS; Gifford, AM; Burke, JF; Campisi, M; Kim, YS; Avrin, AE; Spiegel Jan, V; Huang, Y; Li, M; Wu, J; Rogers, JA; Litt, B; Cohen, YE, A high-density, high-channel count, multiplexed μECoG array for auditory-cortex recordings., Journal of neurophysiology, vol 112 no. 6 (2014), pp. 1566-1583 [10.1152/jn.00179.2013] [abs].
  • Wang, J; Trumpis, M; Insanally, M; Froemke, R; Viventi, J, A low-cost, multiplexed electrophysiology system for chronic μECoG recordings in rodents., Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings, vol 2014 (2014), pp. 5256-5259 [10.1109/embc.2014.6944811] [abs].
  • Ghomashchi, A; Zheng, Z; Majaj, N; Trumpis, M; Kiorpes, L; Viventi, J, A low-cost, open-source, wireless electrophysiology system., Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings, vol 2014 (2014), pp. 3138-3141 [10.1109/embc.2014.6944288] [abs].
  • Viventi, J; Kim, DH; Vigeland, L; Frechette, ES; Blanco, JA; Kim, YS; Avrin, AE; Tiruvadi, VR; Hwang, SW; Vanleer, AC; Wulsin, DF; Davis, K; Gelber, CE; Palmer, L; Van der Spiegel, J; Wu, J; Xiao, J; Huang, Y; Contreras, D; Rogers, JA; Litt, B, Flexible, foldable, actively multiplexed, high-density electrode array for mapping brain activity in vivo., Nature Neuroscience, vol 14 no. 12 (2011), pp. 1599-1605 [10.1038/nn.2973] [abs].
  • Blanco, JA; Stead, M; Krieger, A; Stacey, W; Maus, D; Marsh, E; Viventi, J; Lee, KH; Marsh, R; Litt, B; Worrell, GA, Data mining neocortical high-frequency oscillations in epilepsy and controls., Brain, vol 134 no. Pt 10 (2011), pp. 2948-2959 [10.1093/brain/awr212] [abs].
  • Kim, DH; Lu, N; Ghaffari, R; Kim, YS; Lee, SP; Xu, L; Wu, J; Kim, RH; Song, J; Liu, Z; Viventi, J; de Graff, B; Elolampi, B; Mansour, M; Slepian, MJ; Hwang, S; Moss, JD; Won, SM; Huang, Y; Litt, B; Rogers, JA, Materials for multifunctional balloon catheters with capabilities in cardiac electrophysiological mapping and ablation therapy., Nature Materials, vol 10 no. 4 (2011), pp. 316-323 [10.1038/nmat2971] [abs].
  • Blanco, JA; Stead, M; Krieger, A; Viventi, J; Marsh, WR; Lee, KH; Worrell, GA; Litt, B, Unsupervised classification of high-frequency oscillations in human neocortical epilepsy and control patients., Journal of neurophysiology, vol 104 no. 5 (2010), pp. 2900-2912 [10.1152/jn.01082.2009] [abs].
  • Kim, DH; Viventi, J; Amsden, JJ; Xiao, J; Vigeland, L; Kim, YS; Blanco, JA; Panilaitis, B; Frechette, ES; Contreras, D; Kaplan, DL; Omenetto, FG; Huang, Y; Hwang, KC; Zakin, MR; Litt, B; Rogers, JA, Dissolvable films of silk fibroin for ultrathin conformal bio-integrated electronics., Nature Materials, vol 9 no. 6 (2010), pp. 511-517 [10.1038/nmat2745] [abs].
  • Viventi, J; Kim, DH; Moss, JD; Kim, YS; Blanco, JA; Annetta, N; Hicks, A; Xiao, J; Huang, Y; Callans, DJ; Rogers, JA; Litt, B, A conformal, bio-interfaced class of silicon electronics for mapping cardiac electrophysiology., Science Translational Medicine, vol 2 no. 24 (2010) [10.1126/scitranslmed.3000738] [abs].