Dr. Jordan J. Williams

Dr. Jordan Williams
Dr. Jordan J. WilliamsMarquette University

Olin Engineering, 338A

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7569Google Scholar
Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor

Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering


The Neural Engineering, Interfacing, Modulation and Optimization Laboratory (NEIMO)

Professional Preparation

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, 2013-2019, Systems Neuroscience Institute, University of Pittsburgh
  • M.D., 2013, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Ph.D., 2013, Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
  • B.S., 2005, Electrical Engineering, South Dakota State University
  • B.S., 2005, Engineering Physics, South Dakota State University

Research Interests

  • Peripheral optogenetics for motor stimulation
  • Brain-machine interfaces and neural prosthetics
  • Viral gene therapy for spinal cord injury and disease
  • Neural correlates of motor learning

Selected Recent Publications



Williams, Jordan (Principal Investigator); "Peripheral Optogenetic Restoration of Motor Function Following Spinal Cord Injury." Sponsored by the Morton Cure Paralysis Fund (July 2021 - June 2022). 

Investigator working in the lab.

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