James C. Weaver

Senior Research Scientist
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Phone: (617) 253-4194
Email: jcw@mit.edu
Website: Weaver Group
Lab Phone: (617) 253-1745
Lab Fax: (617) 253-2514
room: E25-213A
MIT address: 77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139
Department: IMES

James C. Weaver

Senior Research Scientist


  • Senior Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Associate Directory, Biomedical Engineering Center, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology

research interests

The Weaver group research is focused on in silico bioelectromagnetics. The group is also involved in theoretical and experimental investigation of electroporation and transdermal drug delivery.

selected publications

Transport-based biophysical system models of cells for quantitatively describing rsponses to electric fields
T. R. Gowrishankar, K. C. Smith, J. C. Weaver
Proceedings of the IEEE 101(2):505-17. 2013

Electrodiffusion of molecules in aqueous media: a robust, discretized description for electroporation and other transport phenomena
K. C. Smith, J. C. Weaver
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 59(6):1514-22. 2012

A brief overview of electroporation pulse strength-duration space: a region where additional intracellular effects are expected
J. C. Weaver, K. C. Smith, A. T. Esser, R. S. Son, T. R. Gowrishankar
Bioelectrochemistry 87:236-43. 2012

Intracellular electroporation site distributions: Modeling examples for nsPEF and IRE pulse waveforms
T. R. Gowrishankar, A. T. Esser, K. C. Smith, R. S. Son, and J. C. Weaver
Conf. Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc. 2011. 732-5. 2011

Transmembrane molecular transport druing versus after extremely large, nanosecond electric pulses
K. C. Smith, and J. C. Weaver
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commn. 412(1):8-12 2011

A full list of James Weaver’s publications can be found on his website.