Scott Thourson, Ph.D.

Dr. Scott Thourson
Teaching Faculty I
Phone Numbers
Building A, Room A154
Educational History
Postdoctoral training, Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida, 2020
Ph.D. Bioengineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Bradley University, 2013
Research Interests
Conductive Polymers
Electrochemical Device Interfaces
Neural Electrodes
Learning Disabilities/ADHD in Higher Education

Dr. Thourson has many interests that revolve around teaching and mentoring. His teaching specializations are in biomaterials, bioinstrumentation, and cell engineering with additional expertise in neural/electrochemical interfaces. As someone diagnosed with ADHD, Dr. Thourson is passionate about advocating for students in higher education with learning disabilities and/or ADHD. He also has a strong interest in mentoring undergraduate students through Ph.D.-level research opportunities to facilitate accelerated growth and advanced achievement. Dr. Thourson takes the approach of believing in his students more than they believe in themselves.

Awards, Honors, and Memberships

University of Florida Biomedical Engineering Postdoc Excellence Award, 2019

Professional Memberships

Biomedical Engineering Society

American Society for Engineering Education