Jon earned a B.S. in Biology from the University of Texas at Dallas in 2009. In 2012 he started his masters in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas and joined the Biomedical Microdevices and Nanotechnology Laboratory. He received his master’s in 2014 and his thesis work investigated the use of electrical impedance spectroscopy based sensors as a platform for detecting targets ranging from molecules to cells. He has continued to work in the BMNL lab and is currently pursuing his PhD in Biomedical Engineering.