Christian Wentz[Email: cwentz, followed by @media.mit.edu]
Christian, during his time in the lab as a UROP and M.Eng. student, worked on VLSI power management chips and wireless telemetry solutions for implantable neural prosthetics. He then helped launch multiple startup companies in the field of neuroengineering. As a PhD student, he is now working on next-generation neural interfaces.
Kinney, J.P., Bernstein, J.G., Meyer, A.J., Barber, J.B., Bolivar, M., Newbold, B., Scholvin, J., Moore-Kochlacs, C., Wentz, C.T., Kopell, N.J., Boyden, E.S. (2015) A direct-to-drive neural data acquisition system, Frontiers in Neural Circuits 9:46.
Wentz, C. T., Bernstein, J. G., Monahan, P., Guerra, A., Rodriguez, A., Boyden, E. S. (2011) A Wirelessly Powered and Controlled Device for Optical Neural Control of Freely-Behaving Animals, Journal of Neural Engineering 8(4):046021.