Jonathan Erickson Associate Professor of Physics and Engineering

Jonathan Erickson

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Ph.D. in Bioengineering at Caltech - Conducts interdisciplinary research


Ph.D. in Bioengineering - California Institute of Technology, Pasadena CA
M.S. in Aeronautics - California Institute of Technology, Pasadena CA
B.S. in Physics - Harvey Mudd College, Claremont CA


Research interests include biomedical signal processing for gastrointestinal electrical activity patterns, and developing neural-electric interfaces for biorobotics.

Selected Publications

Erickson J, Herrera M*, Bustamante M*, Shingiro A*, Bowen T*.  Effective stimulus parameters for directed locomotion in Madagascar hissing cockroach biobot.  PLOS ONE, 2015; doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134348.

Erickson J, Velasco-Castedo R *, Obioha C, Cheng LK, Angeli T, O'Grady G.  Automated algorithm for GI spike burst detection and demonstration of efficacy in ischemic small intestine.  Annals of Biomedical Engineering 2013;41(10):2215-28.

Erickson J, O'Grady G, Du P, Obioha C, Qiao W, Richards WO, Bradshaw LA, Pullan AJ, Cheng LK.  Falling-edge, variable threshold (FEVT) method for the automated detection of gastric slow wave events in serosal high-resolution electrical recordings.  Ann Biomed Eng. 2010;38:1511-1529.

Erickson, J., Tooker, A., Tai, Y-C., and Pine, J.  (2008) "The Neurochip: a parylene-based microdevice for non-invasive probing of cultured neural network connectivity at the single neuron level." J. Neurosci. Meth.  175(1): 1-16.

* denotes W&L student co-author