Marissa Gray is an Assistant Professor of Medical Science (Research) as well as the Director of the Biomedical Engineering Master's Program. Prior to joining Brown in January of 2019, Gray was a Teaching Assistant Professor and Associate Chair of Graduate Programs at Stevens Institute of Technology. Dr. Gray received her bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering with a minor in electrical and computer engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2009. She completed her M.E. and Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Stevens in 2014. In her research, Dr. Gray blends electrical engineering concepts with clinical, biomedical applications. Most recently, she has developed a novel dry EEG electrode headset with the Army Research Laboratory and a "smart" personal flotation device for the U.S. Special Operations Command.