our team

Our Core Team

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FOUNDER & CEO Ingrid van Welie, PhD

Ingrid has a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Amsterdam and performed research in systems neuroscience at the Salk Institute and University College London, before landing at MIT, where she worked on the development of new technologies for neuroscience research. She founded NDT to further the development of innovative neurotechnologies and its translational applications.
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CO-FOUNDER Jorg Scholvin, PhD

Jorg obtained both his undergraduate degree and his PhD in electrical engineering and computer science at MIT. During his postdoctoral work at MIT, he designed novel microfabricated neural interfaces. As NDT’s CTO, he is responsible for overseeing and directing NDT's principle engineering strategies.



Girish studied electrical engineering at University College London (UCL) and Caltech and received a PhD in engineering from Cambridge University. As a postdoctoral scientist at MIT, he performed research using a variety of nanofabrication technologies. As NDT’s Senior Engineer, he is in charge of device fabrication, device packaging, and circuit design.

Senior Microfabrication Engineer Mohammad Ghajar, PhD

Mohammad has a PhD in mechanical engineering and over 10 years of research experience in microfabrication, biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering. His most recent work focused on developing flexible implantable neural implants, with a focus on improving the longevity of implanted neural electrodes.