About Us

Dr. Jonathan Duvall

Dr. Jonathan Duvall, Board Director

Dr. Jonathan Duvall is a Research Biomedical Engineer for the Department of Veterans Affairs in the Human Engineering Research Laboratories and an adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh. He received a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering (2010), a master’s in Rehabilitation Science and Technology (2013) and PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences (2018) all from Pitt. Dr. Duvall’s research involves designing and evaluating assistive technology and conducting scientific research which increases the independence and quality of life for people with disabilities. His current projects include a robotic transfer device, alternative power sources for powered mobility devices, 3D printed sports and recreation devices, and accessibility of electric vehicles and charging stations. He also co-founded PathVu which evaluates and maps sidewalks and other pedestrian pathways for accessibility.