Dr. Kevin J. Otto

Dr. Kevin J. Otto received the B.S. degree in chemical engineering from Colorado State University in 1997, the M.S. degree in Bioengineering in 2002 and the Ph.D. Degree in Bioengineering in 2003 from Arizona State University, Tempe.

From 1997 to 2003 he was a Research Assistant in the Bioengineering Department, Arizona State University, where his work was in the areas of neural engineering and sensory neuroprostheses. From 2003 to 2004 he was a Research Fellow in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where his work focused on brain-machine interface systems and implantable devices. From 2004 to 2006 he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Central Systems Laboratory in the Kresge Hearing Research Institute in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where his work focused on cochlear implants.

He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University. His research interests include neuroprostheses, systems neuroscience, and neurotechnologies.

Academic Positions
  • 2012-Present Associate Professor, the Department of Biological Sciences and the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University (with tenure)
  • 2006-2012 Assistant Professor, the Department of Biological Sciences and the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University
  • 2003-2006 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Program in Hearing, Balance and Chemical Senses, Kresge Hearing Research Institute, University of Michigan
  • 2001-2003 Research Staff, Neural Engineering Laboratory, Biomedical Engineering Department, University of Michigan
  • 1998-2001 Research Assistant, Neural Computation Laboratory, Bioengineering Department, Arizona State University
  • Spring 1998 Teaching Assistant, Surgical Techniques, Arizona State University
  • Spring 1998 Teaching Assistant, Heat and Mass Transfer, Arizona State University
  • Fall 1997 Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Bioengineering, Arizona State University
Education
  • Jul,2004 - Feb,2006: Post-Doctoral Fellow Department of Otolaryngology, University of Michigan
  • Aug,2003 - Jul,2004: Post-Doctoral Fellow Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Aug,2002 - May,2003: Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Arizona State University
  • Aug,1997 - Aug,2002: M.S. Biomedical Engineering, Arizona State University
  • Aug,1993 - May,1997: B.S. Chemical Engineering, Colorado State University
Contact Information

Email : kotto@purdue.edu

Office: 2021 MJIS, 206 S. Martin Jischke Dr., West Lafayette, IN 47907

Phone: (765)496-1012

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