Jonathan Erickson Associate Professor of Physics and Engineering

Jonathan Erickson

Howe 221
On leave 2016-17

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, Putney J*, Hilbert D*, O’Grady G, Cheng LK, and Angeli TR. (2016) Iterative Covariance-based Removal of Time-Synchronous Artifacts: Application to Gastrointestinal Electrical Recordings, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., in press. [doi: 10.1109/TBME.2016.2521764].

Neely L*, Gaiennie J*, Noble N*, and Erickson J. (2016) Stingray-inspired robot with simply actuated intermediate motion. Proc SPIE 9797, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics and Bioreplication, 2016. [doi: 10.1117/12.2219494]

Erickson J, Bustamante M*, Herrera M*, Shingiro A*, and Bowen T*. (2015) Effective Stimulus Parameters for Directed Locomotion in Madagascar Hissing Cockroach Biobot. PLoS ONE 10(8): e0134348. [doi: 10.137/journal.pone.0134348]

Erickson J, Velasco-Castedo R*, Obioha CB, Angeli TA, Cheng LK, and O’Grady G. (2013) Automated Algorithm for GI Spike Burst Detection and Demonstration of Efficacy in Ischemic Small Intestine, Ann. Biomed. Eng; 41(10): 2215-2228. [doi: 10.1007/s10439-013- 0812-8]

* denotes student co-author