Jacob Anthony George, Ph.D. portrait
  • Director, Utah NeuroRobotics Lab
  • Assistant Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering
  • Assistant Professor, Physical Med & Rehab - Oper
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Core Faculty, Utah Robotics Center
  • Member, Utah Center for Neural Interfaces
  • Foundational Researcher, Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Participating Faculty, Neuroscience Program


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Biomedical Engineering, University of Utah
  • Master of Science, Biomedical Engineering, University of Utah
  • Certification, Computational Science & Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

Research Summary

Dr. Jacob A. George is the director of the Utah NeuroRobotics Lab. His research seeks to augment biological neural networks with artificial neural networks and bionic devices to treat neurological disorders and further our understanding of neural processing. Working at the intersection of artificial intelligence, robotics, and neuroscience, his NeuroRobotics lab is developing biologically-inspired artificial intelligence and brain-machine interfaces to restore and/or enhance human function.