Research Scientist - Mechanical Engineering & Material Science
Joseph Zinter is the Assistant Director at the Yale Center for Engineering Innovation and Design (CEID), and a Lecturer and Research Scientist in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, with a secondary research appointment in the Department of Surgery. He specializes in teaching project-based courses that sit at the intersection of design, technology and entrepreneurship, which have led to dozens of student first authored publications and patents, national and international design awards, and several ventures. Prior to joining Yale, he acted as a Design Preceptor at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and as a Clinical Specialist in cardiac rhythm management for Medtronic. He holds a BA (Fairfield University) in Engineering, a BS (Columbia University) and MS (Cornell University) in Applied Physics, a MHS (Yale School of Medicine), and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering (Yale University).