John Vito d'Antonio-Bertagnolli

John Vito is a Associate Researcher at VNEL. He graduated from New Jersey Institute of Technology and its Honors College with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Biomechanics Specialization, in May 2016, and an M.S. in Biomedical Engineering in 2017. John Vito worked as a student researcher at VNEL for three years, where he completed his Master’s Thesis, “Virtual Reality Vision Therapy.” He was the recipient of over thirty thousand dollars in support for his research, including an IEEE EPICS grant and first place in NJIT’s TechQuest competition. Total funding for his project has exceeded one hundred thousand dollars. He was awarded the NJIT’s 2017 Presidential Leadership Award for his dedication to the NJIT community during both his undergraduate and graduate careers.

As a virtual reality developer, John Vito designs novel integrations of consumer-ready virtual reality headsets and custom-made eye tracking hardware and software, as well as therapeutic gaming software, and is currently starting his own business.

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