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PHOTO: Jonathan Spindel

Jonathan H Spindel, Ph.D.

Thomas L. Oliver Professor
Director, Laboratory Operations

  • Office: ISAT/CS 372
  • Phone: 540-568-3149
  • Email: spindejh@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4101
    701 Carrier Drive
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


  • Doctor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Master of Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering


  • Project Engineer at NASA Johnson Space Center (Tracking and Communications Division)
  • Clinic Director for the Vestibular and Balance Center (University of Virginia Health Systems)
  • Consultant for the US Food and Drug Administration (ENT Devices Branch)
  • Consultant for Symphonix Devices and Vibrant Med El (Implantable Hearing Device Industry)

Scholarly Interests/Research Topics

  • Applied research on technologies, devices and techniques for the rehabilitation and treatment of auditory and vestibular system disorders.
  • Academic/Teaching: Physics, Measurement and Instrumentation, Signal Processing, Vestibular and Balance Anatomy, Physiology, Testing & Treatment, and Mechatronics



  • University Hours
    May 11 - August 21
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday Thursday.
    8:00 a.m. - noon on Friday.

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