Alex Wissner-Gross

Alexander D. Wissner-Gross is the Founder and Chief Scientist of Enernetics, Inc. Dr. Wissner-Gross has authored a dozen publications, receiving numerous awards for his work. Dr. Wissner-Gross's research has been featured in Technology Review, BusinessWeek, USA Today, Scientific American, and The New York Times. In 2003, he graduated from MIT with B.S. degrees in Physics, Electrical Engineering, and Mathematics. In 2007, he received his Ph.D. in Physics from Harvard University for work on programmable surfaces that dramatically increase the computational versatility of a range of materials. Before his science and technology career, Dr. Wissner-Gross performed as a boy soprano with the New York City Opera. He is working on new strategies for understanding brain computations.