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Bai, Zhen

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Human-Computer Interaction; Augmented Reality; Tangible User Interfaces; Embodied Conversational Agent; Technology-Enhanced Learning; Computer-Supported Collaborative Work; Assistive Technology

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Bazarian, Jeff

  • Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine (SMD)

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Mark Bocko

Bocko, Mark

  • Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Professor, Physics and Astronomy
    Director, Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences (CEIS)

Interests: Audio and acoustic signal processing; Computer audition; Sensors and transducers

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Brown, Matthew

  • Professor of Music Theory

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Thomas G. Brown

Brown, Thomas G.

  • Professor of Optics

Interests: Optoelectronics

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Busza, Ania

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

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Laurel H. Carney

Carney, Laurel H.

  • Marylou Ingram Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Neuroscience

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Interests: Auditory neuroscience; Neurophysiological, behavioral, and computational studies of hearing; Signal processing for hearing aids

Mujdat Cetin

Cetin, Mujdat

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Robin and Tim Wentworth Director, Goergen Institute for Data Science

Interests: computational sensing and imaging as applied to radar and biomedical imaging; probabilistic methods for image and video analysis as applied to biomedical image analysis, microscopic neuroimaging, and computer vision; signal processing and machine learning for brain-computer/machine interfaces, with applications for alternative communication and rehabilitation for patients and monitoring of cognitive states

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Cross, Wendi

  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry

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Greg DeAngelis

DeAngelis, Greg

  • George Eastman Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, Center for Navigation and Communication Sciences

Interests: 3D vision and navigation; Multisensory integration; Neural coding; Decision-making

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Dewhurst, Stephen

  • Professor Microbiology and Immunology

Interests: Influenza Viruses; Virus Polymerase HIV Vaccine Development; NeuroAIDS Research

Zhiyao Duan

Duan, Zhiyao

  • Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and of Computer Science

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Interests: Computer Audition; Audio Signal Processing; Machine Learning; Music Information Retrieval

Sandhya Dwarkadas

Dwarkadas, Sandhya

  • Albert Arendt Hopeman Professor of Computer Science
    Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Interests: Parallel and distributed computing; Computer architecture and networks; Interaction and interface between the compiler, runtime system, and underlying architecture; Software distributed shared memory; Integrated compiler and runtime support for parallelism; Simulation methodology; Uniprocessor and multiprocessor architectures; Parallel applications development; Performance evaluation

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John Foxe

Foxe, John

  • Director Ernest J. Del Monte Neuromedicine Institute
  • Chair, Department of NeuroscienceKilian J. and Caroline F. Schmitt Professorship, NeuroscienceProfessor, Neuroscience & Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Basic neurophysiology of schizophrenia and autism

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Hasselberg, Michael

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

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Gregory Heyworth

Heyworth, Gregory

  • Associate Professor of English and Textual Science; Director, Lazarus Project
Sarah Higley

Higley, Sarah L

  • Professor

Interests: Medieval vernacular languages and literature of Northern Europe; film and media studies; fiction

Ehsan Hoque

Hoque, Ehsan

  • Associate Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Human Computer Interaction; Artificial Intelligence ; Interactive machine learning; Health and wellbeing; Future of skills

Thomas M. Howard

Howard, Thomas M.

  • Wilmot Assistant Professor
    Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Interests: Artificial Intelligence; Robotics; Machine Learning; Natural Language Understanding

Krystel Huxlin

Huxlin, Krystel

  • Professor Neuroscience, Brain & Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science
  • James V. Aquavella Professor, OphthalmologyAssociate Chair for Research, David and Ilene Flaum Eye InstituteURMC OmbudspersonAssociate Director, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Improving vision after damage

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Robert Jacobs

Jacobs, Robert A.

  • Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, and the Center for Visual Science

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Interests: cognitive and perceptual learning; neural computation

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Jarvis, Michael J.

  • Associate Professor of History
  • Director of Digital Media Studies Program; Director of Smiths Island Archaeology Project

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Interests: Museum Studies; Atlantic History 1450-1850 (Transational); Material Culture and Archaeology (Transnational); Digital History

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Kruschwitz, Jennifer D. T.

  • Assistant Professor of Optics

Interests: Optical Interference Coatings and Color

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Lalor, Edmund

  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Associate Professor of Neuroscience

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Interests: Human sensory neurophysiology; Brain-computer interfacing; Computational neuroscience; Neural encoding of natural sounds; Sensory processing in psychiatric and developmental disorders

Ming-Lun Lee

Lee, Ming-Lun

  • Assistant Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering (Instructional Faculty)

Interests: Audio Programming; Programming for Interactive Multi-media Performance; Audio Preservation ; The Computational Analysis of Musical Performances and Recordings; Benjamin Britten’s Recorded Legacy; The Art of Classical Recording Production

Feng Vankee Lin

Lin, Feng Vankee

  • Associate Professor, Nursing, Psychiatry, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, and Neuroscience

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Ji Liu

Liu, Ji

  • Visiting Research Assistant Professor

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Luehmann, April

  • Associate Professor, Warner School of Education

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Jiebo Luo

Luo, Jiebo

  • Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Computer Vision; Machine learning; Data Mining; Social Media; Biomedical Informatics; Human Computer Interaction; Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing

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Ross Maddox

Maddox, Ross

  • Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

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Interests: Auditory neuroscience; Audio-visual integration; Selective attention; Development of electroencephalography paradigms for research and diagnosis

Jude Mitchell

Mitchell, Jude

  • Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences

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Interests: How spatial attention alters statistics of neuronal spiking; Extracellular classification of neuronal types in awake animals; Systems identification models of sensory processing and attention; Network models of spiking neurons and correlations in firing; Human psychophysics in object-based attention, recognition, and perceptual learning

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Mitten, David

  • Professor of Orthopedics and Biomedical Engineering
Duncan T. Moore

Moore, Duncan T.

  • Rudolf and Hilda Kingslake Professor in Optical Engineering Science
    Professor of Optics
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Professor of Business Administration in the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration

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Interests: Optical Engineering; Lens Design & Manufacturing; Gradient-Index Optics

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Mort, Brendan

  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Research
  • Director of the Center for Integrated Research and Computing

Interests: High performance computing; application of computing technology to chemistry and biology; computational chemistry algorithm development; molecular dynamics simulations, electronic structure theory

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Krishnan Padmanabhan

Padmanabhan, Krishnan

  • Assistant Professor Neuroscience and Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Dissecting the neural circuits underlying sensory coding and psychiatric disease

Sreepathi Pai

Pai, Sreepathi

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Compilers; Heterogeneous Architectures; GPU algorithms; Performance Modeling

Tania Pasternak

Pasternak, Tatiana

  • Professor Neuroscience, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Cortical Circuitry Underlying Memory-Guided Visual Decisions

Renato Perucchio

Perucchio, Renato

  • Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Program Director, Archaeology, Technology, and Historical Structures

Interests: Computational solid and structural mechanics; Engineering practices in Classical Antiquity

Martina Poletti

Poletti, Martina

  • Assistant Professor Neuroscience and the Center for Visual Science

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Interests: The interplay of vision, eye movements and attention

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Jannick Rolland

Rolland, Jannick

  • Brian J. Thompson Professor of Optical Engineering
    Professor of Optics and Biomedical Engineering
    Professor in the Center for Visual Science
  • Director, NSF/IUCRC: Center for Freeform OpticsDirector, R.E. Hopkins Center for Optical Design & Engineering

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Interests: Optical System Design; Optical Metrology; Instrumentation and System Engineering; Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT); Optical Coherence Elastography (OCE); Head Worn Displays; Heads-up Displays

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Rubin, Joan S.

  • Dexter Perkins Professor in History

Interests: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Cultural and Intellectual History; The History of the Book

Michele Rucci

Rucci, Michele

  • Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Vision and Action

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Marc Schieber

Schieber, Marc H.

  • Professor Neurology, Neuroscience, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: Neural control of hand and finger movements

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Schneller, Oliver

  • Professor of Composition
  • Director, Eastman Audio Research Studio [EARS]

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Gaurav Sharma

Sharma, Gaurav

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Professor of Computer Science
    Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology

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Duje Tadin

Tadin, Duje

  • Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Ophthalmology, Neuroscience, Center for Visual Science
    Chair, Brain & Cognitive Sciences
  • Director of Training, Center for Visual Science

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Interests: neural mechanisms of visual perception

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Tenhaeff, Wyatt

  • Associate Professor

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Interests: Electrochemical Energy Storage; Solid State Lithium Batteries and Solid Electrolytes; Polymer Thin Films, Interfaces and Thin Film Synthesis & Characterization; Vacuum Deposition Techniques

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Nick Vamivakas

Vamivakas, Nick

  • Professor of Quantum Optics & Quantum Physics

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Interests: Quantum Optics; Quantum Physics

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White, Andrew

  • Assistant Professor

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Interests: Data-driven molecular simulation; Materials Design; Augmented-reality in chemical engineering education; Grid-energy storage simulation

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Chenliang Xu

Xu, Chenliang

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Computer Vision; Video Analysis; Machine Learning; Deep Learning; Multimodal Modeling

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Geunyoung Yoon

Yoon, Geunyoung

  • Professor Ophthalmology, Biomedical Engineering, Center for Visual Science, Optics

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Interests: Supernormal vision

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Zhu, Yuhao

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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Interests: Computer architecture; Mobile visual computing; Web technologies; Cognitive edge computing