John Valdovinos is an assistant professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at California State University Northridge. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California Los Angeles in Biomedical Engineering in 2014. In addition, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Yale School of Medicine under the American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2015. Professor Valdovinos has expertise is in the design of circulatory support medical devices for adult and pediatric heart failure patients. In his three years at CSUN, Professor Valdovinos has supervised a various senior design teams and served as a mentor for students participating in programs like BUILD PODER and AIMS2. Professor Valdovinos also serves as the faculty mentor for the CSUN Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) and as a board member of the Diversity Committee for the Biomedical Engineering Society.
Ph.D. 2014, University of California Los Angeles
M.S. 2010, University of California Los Angeles
B.S. 2009, University of Southern California