Philip (Eckhoff) Welkhoff PhD

Hertz Fellow: Philip (Eckhoff) Welkhoff PhD

Princeton University

Area of Study

Applied Math; Mathematical Epidemiology (Biology)

Fellowship Years

2004 - 2009

Philip (Eckhoff) Welkhoff is the director of research for the disease modeling team at Intellectual Ventures’ Institute for Disease Modeling. Previously, he helped develop computer simulations of malaria, polio and other disease transmission dynamics to assist public health professionals and other scientists in planning the eradication of different diseases. Philip received a Special Achievement Award by a Hertz Fellow in 2009 for his work on malaria modeling. He earned dual undergraduate degrees in mathematics and aerospace engineering at The University of Texas, Austin and holds a PhD in applied and computational mathematics from Princeton University.


2009 - Neuromodulation of Decision Making: Incorporating Single-Cell Physiology in Low-Dimensional Models