Board of Directors

Dr. Milos R. Popovic

Ph.D., P.Eng, FAIMBE, FCAE – Co-Founder and a Director of MyndTec Inc.

Dr. Popovic is currently the Director of the KITE Research Institute, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute – University Health Network and a Professor in the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto. Dr. Popovic originally developed the FES system and has conducted numerous randomized control trials to demonstrate its efficacy. He is a leading authority in the field of FES therapy, and currently manages one of the largest FES clinical research centers in the world. His areas of expertise include functional electrical stimulation, neurorehabilitation, and brain machine interfaces.
Dr. Popovic started his career as an aerospace engineer, switched to designing neuroprosthetics, and eventually discovered that electrical stimulation could be used to reawaken the nervous system and restore voluntary movement. He received his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Toronto and holds a diploma in electrical engineering from the University of Belgrade, Serbia.