July 2015: Dr. Otto is featured in the latest version of the UF BME magazine Crosslink!

Dr. Kevin Otto joined the department as an associate professor under the Neuroscience and the Brain initiative. His research is in the area of systems neural engineering. Specific laboratory research interests include neuroprostheses, brain-machine interfaces, neural applications of BioMEMS, and assessing and optimizing neural implant lifetime and biocompatibility. Dr. Otto received his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Arizona State University, Tempe. He was a research assistant in the ASU Bioengineering Department, where his work was in the areas of neural engineering and sensory neuroprostheses. As a research fellow in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, his work focused on brain-machine interface systems and implantable devices. Dr. Otto was a post-doctoral fellow in the Central Systems Laboratory in the Kresge Hearing Research Institute in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where his work focused on cochlear implants. Before joining UF he was associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University.

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