Our Team

Tony has over 30 years of experience in technology development, with thirteen years as a key member of the Rogers Research Group and currently director of the Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics at Northwestern University. He is co-inventor on numerous patents and co-founder of NeuroLux and Wearifi.

Anthony Banks

CEO and Co-Founder

John is a world-renowned material scientist and engineer whose career has spanned from MIT to Harvard, Bell Labs, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and now Northwestern University. He is the first Director of the Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics, which was elevated to the Institute of Bioelectronics in 2019 through an additional contribution to the endowment by Kimberly Querrey and Louis Simpson, trustees at Northwestern University.

John Rogers


Rob’s lab at Washington University in St. Louis utilizes a combination of behavioral studies, patch clamp electrophysiology, optogenetics, molecular and genetic approaches to understand the circuits, cells, and signaling pathways involved in nervous system plasticity that underlies the development of chronic pain.

Robert Gereau


Michael is a professor at the University of Washington, following many years of leading a cutting-edge lab at Washington University in St. Louis. His lab focuses on understanding how brain circuits are wired, how they communicate with one another, and in dissecting the neural basis of stress, emotion and reward.

Michael Bruchas


Rooz has published over 100 academic papers and is inventor on over 50 patents issued. He joined the Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics (QSIB) at Northwestern University in May 2017 where he is the Director of Translational Research and Research Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Rooz is co-founder and CEO of Epicore Biosystems, a QSIB spin-out commercializing wearable microfluidics technology.

Roozbeh Ghaffari

Chief Technology Officer

Cameron joined the NeuroLux team as Chief Research Officer in 2021 to expand research and product development of new implantable device technology. Prior to NeuroLux, he was a Senior Research Scientist with the United States Army running a research program focused on sleep and motor neurocircuitry. He is leading an effort to integrate physiological recording capabilities into our product pipeline and advises our customers on best surgical practices.

Cameron Good

Chief Research Officer

Dan joined NeuroLux as Director of Operations in 2022 after starting his career as an accountant. Dan also oversees sales and communicates with new labs and universities on a day-to-day basis. 

Dan Werniak

Director of Operations

Yaner joined our team as an Electrical Engineer in 2021 after gaining experience as a software testing engineer specializing in portable smart devices. He has also used his engineering expertise to design electrical and computer engineering-based projects for students of different age ranges. At NeuroLux, Yaner oversees device fabrication and design as well as research of numerous upcoming devices. 

Yaner Chen

Electrical Engineer

Rachael graduated from Indiana University with a B.S. in Neuroscience and a B.A. in Spanish. She currently works as the Implantation Device Specialist at NeuroLux. She works on the animal research side to test the development of our devices. 

Rachael Xavier

Implantation Device Specialist

Hannah graduation from Arizona State University with her B.S. in Biochemistry. She currently is in charge of inventory, shipping, and purchasing for NeuroLux. She also manages the social media accounts, maintains the website, and organizes conferences such as SFN. 

Hannah Rummel

Project and Operations Coordinator

Ian received his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University in 2020. After graduation, he began working as a research assistant at UIC where he performed research on in vitro models of traumatic brain injury. In joining NeuroLux, he has redesigned and is writing new software that allows data acquisition from our wireless EEG devices. He leads the development of software integration, building efficient systems for device operation acquisition, processing, and visualizing data. 

Ian Jones

Research Engineer

Joku began his education at Washington University in St. Louis where he majored in Chemical Engineering. In 2022, Joku completed his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Arizona. His research involved leading the development of hardware and software for wireless, battery-free implantable systems for rodents. At NeuroLux, Joku develops device communication schemes and embedded software to enable multimodal stimulation. 

Joku Ausra

Biomechanics Research Scientist

Prism Li

Research Engineer Intern

Keith graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelors degree in neuroscience. He has a research background in analytical chemistry and implantable bioelectronic systems. He is a research contractor at Neurolux and a clinical research coordinator at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. He has an interest in wireless, wearable physiological patient monitors.

Keith Kilner

Research Assistant