John Seymour

WEBSITE(S)| Seymour Lab

Dr. John Seymour is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at the McGovern School of Medicine University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth). He also has a joint appointment as Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Rice University. Prior to joining UT Health, he served as research faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan where he developed novel neural interface systems including stretchable bioelectronics and optogenetic mapping tools. His industry experience includes working at NeuroNexus as a Principal Scientist. He earned his B.S. with Honors in Engineering Physics from the Ohio State University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Research Areas

Prof. Seymour heads the Translational Biomimetic Bioelectronics Lab, where they seek to develop novel materials and fabrication methods to improve the treatment of neurological disease. His interests are Neuroengineering, Micro-devices, signal processing, engineering design and translation.


2009 Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan

2004 M.S.E. Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan

1996 B.S. Engineering Physics, The Ohio State University


Changes or additions to will not take effect on the Rice sub-sites until after its next refresh which occurs at 5:15am, 10:15am, 1:15pm, 4:15pm and 7:15pm daily. (This does not affect