Hitten Zaveri, PhD, Co-Founder & CTO, Alva Health

Dr. Hitten Zaveri is the (part time) CTO and Co-Founder of Alva Health and a serial inventor of neurotechnologies and brain implantables for epilepsy detection. He has developed methodologies that are being adopted for stroke detection in this product. Dr. Zaveri has received formal training in electrical engineering, computer engineering, biomedical engineering and epilepsy. He has founded and directs the Computational Neurophysiology Laboratory in the Department of Neurology at Yale University. His research interests lie at the intersection of neuroscience, engineering and mathematics. He has helped to convene workshops on topics on epilepsy and is the co-editor of a book titled “Epilepsy: The Intersection of Neurosciences, Biology, Mathematics, Engineering and Physics”. Dr. Zaveri has received funding from the Epilepsy Foundation of America, NIH, and NSF for projects ranging from the development and testing of neurotechnology to the study of networks in epilepsy.