Milos R. Popovic is the Director of KITE, Research Enterprise of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network. He is also a Professor (Tenured) in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto. Dr. Popovic is the co-founder and director of (i) MyndTec; (ii) the Centre for Advancing Neurotechnological Innovation to Application (CRANIA) at the University Health Network and the University of Toronto; (iii) the CRANIA Neuromodulation Institute at the University of Toronto; and (iv) the Canadian Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Association. He is also the founder of the Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network. Dr. Popovic held the Toronto Rehab Chair in Spinal Cord Injury Research appointment from 2007 until 2017.
Dr. Popovic received his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada in 1996, and the Dipl. Electrical Engineer degree from the University of Belgrade, Serbia in 1990. His fields of expertise are functional electrical stimulation,neuroprostheses, neuro-rehabilitation,neuromodulation, brain machine interfaces, physiological control systems, assistive technology, modeling and control of linear and non-linear dynamic systems, robotics, and signal processing.