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Chang Yaramothu, PhD, FAAO

Advisory Council Member

Dr. Chang Yaramothu, PhD, FAAO is an Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology and Biomedical Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), with a focus on brain injury and neural plasticity. His research centers on making medicine objective and quantitative by utilizing cutting-edge technologies, such as virtual reality headsets and easy-to-use tools, to diagnose concussions and design personalized therapeutic regimens. Dr. Yaramothu’s work has resulted in patents around the world, and he co-founded a biotech startup called OculoMotor Technologies, which uses virtual reality technology for delivering therapeutic interventions in the optometric and brain injury fields. He serves as its CEO. He was recognized as a Digi-Tech Innovator by NJBiz Magazine in 2020, was elevated as a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors in 2024, and named a Fellowship of the American Academy of Optometry.

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