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.
University of Florida Biomedical Engineering Postdoc Excellence Award, 2019
Biomedical Engineering Society
American Society for Engineering Education