Research Staff

John Agapiou

Senior Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
PhD, Neuroscience, University College London, United Kingdom
Computational and experimental neurophysiology primarily on auditory function

Heather Ames

Research Scientist, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
PhD, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University
Speech modeling, remote sensing, analysis of learning and homeostasis in neural network systems, and technology transfer of brain-based applications

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Mukund Balasubramanian

Visiting Researcher, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
PhD, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University
Geodesics and flattening, computational neuranatomy, models of sensory topographic maps, structural and functional magnetic resonance imaging of the visual system

Deryk Beal

Visiting Researcher, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
PhD, Speech-Language Pathology, University of Toronto, Canada
Studying stuttering using a combination of fMRI and neural modeling

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Jennifer Bizley

Visiting Researcher, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Research Fellow, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
DPhil, Neuroscience, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Working on psychoacoustics and neuroelectric imaging projects

Scott Bressler

Research Engineer, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
MS, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
Selective auditory attention using EEG data collection and analysis techniques

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Sufen Chen

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems and Albert Einstein College of Medicine
PhD, Cognitive Psychology/Neuroscience, Purdue University
Auditory electro-encephalography research

Gaelle Desbordes

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
PhD, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University
Population coding, visual perception, natural image statistics

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Isao Hayashi

Visiting Researcher, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Professor and Associate Dean of Informatics, Kansai University, Japan
PhD, Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
Brain computer interface, vision, and learning models relating to neuro-fuzzy systems

Serap Kirbiz

Visiting Researcher, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
PhD, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Digital audio processing and watermarking, target tracking, pattern recognition, blind source separation, Bayesian approaches, human auditory perception

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Norbert Kopco

Visiting Researcher, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Lecturer, Department of Cybernetics and AI, Technicka Univerzita, Slovakia
PhD, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University
Spatial auditory perception: Behavioral studies and modeling of speech and non-speech perception in complex environments, auditory localization, plasticity, attention, and cross-modal factors in spatial hearing

Nicholas Kurkjy

Staff Researcher, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
BS, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
Auditory attention research using EEG, MEG, and MRI

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Adrian K. C. Lee

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Research Fellow in Radiology, Harvard Medical School
PhD, Harvard-M.I.T. Division of Health Sciences and Technology
Understand how listeners can segregate sound in a multi-source environment, map the spatiotemporal dynamics of the cortical network

Jasmin Leveille

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
PhD, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University

Designing systems capable of intelligent visual processing, nanoscale technology for visual computation

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Gennady Livitz

Research Scientist, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
PhD, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University
Study of the neural mechanisms underlying color perception, bio-inspired visual image processing, data and model visualization, and development of programming environments for neural circuit simulations

Paul (Keun Joo) Park

Visiting Researcher, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Technical Staff, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Korea
PhD, Electrical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Technology, Korea
Developing a gesture recongnition system using ART algorithms as its adaptive classifier

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Maya Peeva

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
PhD, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University
Computational modeling, brain imaging, speech production and perception

Praveen K. Pilly

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
PhD, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University

Motion perception and motor learning

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Florian Raudies

Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
PhD, Mathematical Analysis of Evolution, Information, and Complexity, University of Ulm, Germany

Computational modeling of visual perception and navigation

Timothy Streeter

Research Engineer, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
MS, Physics, University of New Hampshire
MA, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University
Spatial auditory perception, perceptual adaptation

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Can Ozan Tan

Lecturer, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School
PhD, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University

Analysis of neural activity data, development of models for the nervous and autochthonous control of cerebral blood flow

Massimiliano Versace

Senior Research Scientist, Cognitive and Neural Systems
PhD, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University
Learning and memory in subcortical and structures, pattern recognition, financial time-series analysis

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Tony Vladusich

Visiting Researcher, Cognitive and Neural Systems
Postdoctoral Fellow, Volen Center, Brandies University
PhD, Neuroscience, Australian National University
Mind-brain physics, mental disorders

Li Zhu

Visiting Researcher, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems
PhD Candidate, Biomedical Engineering, Tsinghua University, P.R. China
Binaural signal processing and computational modeling, sound localization, cocktail party problem

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John Agapiou

Heather Ames

Mukund Balasubramania

Dereyk Beal

Jennifer Bizley

Scott Bressler

Sufen Chen

Gaelle Desbordes

Isao Hayashi

Serap Kirbiz

Norbert Kopco

Nicholas Kurkjy

Adrian K.C. Lee

Jasmin Leveille

Gennady Livitz

Paul Park

Rupal Patel

Maya Peeva

Praveen K. Pilly

Florian Raudies

Timothy Streeter

Can Ozan Tan
Massimiliano Versace
Tony Vladusich
Li Zhu