Biosketch and CV for Reza Shadmehr

Reza Shadmehr was born in Tehran, Iran and immigrated to the United States at the age of 14.

Training
Reza Shadmehr was a Ph.D. student of Prof. Michael Arbib at USC, where he developed theories for control of bio-mechanical systems. He was a post-doc in the laboratory of Prof. Emilio Bizzi at MIT, where he developed theories on human motor learning and used robots to test these theories in humans.

Education

         1985 BS in Electrical Engineering, Gonzaga University

         1987 MS in Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California

         1991 PHD in Computer Science (Robotics), University of Southern California

         1991-94 McDonnell-Pew Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Academic Appointments

         1995 Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

         2000 Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

         2004 Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

         2007 Director of the Biomedical Engineering PHD Program

Books

         2005 The Computational Neurobiology of Reaching and Pointing, MIT Press

         2012 Biological Learning and Control, MIT Press

Patents

         US Patent No. 5,554,033

         US Patent No. 5,846,086