Steven J. Schiff, Brush Chair Professor of Engineering and Director of the Penn State Center for Neural Engineering, is a faculty member in the Departments of Neurosurgery, Engineering Science and Mechanics, and Physics. A Pediatric Neurosurgeon with particular interests in Epilepsy and Hydrocephalus, he holds a Ph.D. in Physiology, and an M.D., from Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Schiff is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has been listed in the Consumer’s Research Council of America’s guides to top physicians and surgeons. He plays the viola in the Nittany Valley Symphony in an out of tune manner.