Phillip Alvelda

Phillip Alvelda is a Program Manager in DARPA’s Biological Technologies Office, where he is developing programs to take the latest neural engineering science and technology out of the laboratory and seed the creation of new mind-enabled industries.

A scientist, engineer, serial entrepreneur and educator, Dr. Alvelda previously worked at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory where he developed sensors that have flown throughout the solar system, and has founded new infrastructure, telecommunications and media companies, including the DARPA-funded MicroDisplay; MobiTV; TaDa Innovations; and the non-profit Westminster Institute for K-12 Science Education Reform.