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Scott Thourson, Ph.D.

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

Educational Interests

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

Professional Memberships

  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • American Society for Engineering Education