Jared Goodner - University of Southern California

Jared Goodner is currently pursuing a PhD in biomedical engineering at the University of Southern California’s Medical Device Development Facility, where he seeks to better understand the human motor-control system by modeling spinal cord neural networks. Prior to attending USC, he graduated in 2007 from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.S. in biomedical engineering. Since then, he has worked for an MIT spinoff firm that designs and builds humanoid robots, and co-founded a non-profit that creates innovative fundraising solutions for other non-profit organizations.

His interests lie in software development, biomimetic device design, machine learning, and commercializing innovative and socially beneficial technology developed within his community.