Members

Director

Zhe (Sage) Chen

Principal Investigator

Zhe (Sage) Chen is a principal investigator at the New York University School of Medicine, where he directs the Computational Neuroscience, Neuroengineering and Neuropsychiatry (CN3) Laboratory. He is also a faculty member of the Training Program of Computational Neuroscience at NYU and an affiliated faculty member of the Neuroscience Institute. His research areas focus on computational neuroscience, neural engineering, data science and machine learning for translational neuroscience. Learn more

Members

 Prathamesh (Param) Kulkami

Postdoc

Prathamesh Kulkarni received his MS, PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of Houston in 2014 specialized in applications of machine learning for biomedical data from the University of Houston. He worked as a Computer Vision Engineer (2014-2016) in the field of medial informatics in Mountain View, California. His research interests are computational neuroscience and medical informatics. His work focus on developing machine learning tools for interpreting EEG data and on scalability of deep learning algorithms to big data analysis applied to medical images.

Guanghao Sun

Postdoc

Guanghao received his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Zhejiang University in 2019. His research interests are neural coding/decoding and BMI.

Sile (Silas) Hu

PhD Student

Sile is a PhD candidate from Zhejiang University. His research interests mainly focus on embeded system developement, brain machine interface, and biomedical signal processing. He is working on accelerating hippocampus decoding on GPU and building real-time BMI system for pain detection.

Zhengdong Xiao

PhD Student

Zhengdong received his Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering and Automation (2012) from at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, he is currently be a Ph.D. candidate. His research interests include embedded systems, computational neuroscience and Brain-Machine Interface.

David Rosenberg

MD Student

David received his BS in Neuroscience, with minors in chemistry and mathematics, from the University of Pittsburgh in 2016. He was as a post-baccalaureate fellow in the Laboratory of Biological Modeling at the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland from 2016 - 2017. David is currently a member of the Class of 2021 at the New York University School of Medicine. His research interests include integrative physiology, computational neuroscience, and data science as it relates to medicine. His long-term goal is to help translate computational approaches into novel therapies for diseases that remain difficult to treat.

Apoorva Sagarwal J

Master Student

Apoorva is a master student in computer science at New York University Tandon School of Engineering. Her research interests are machine learning for neuroscience and biomedicine applications. She is currently doing a thesis project on the brain machine interface.

Xinling Guo

PhD Student

Xinling is a PhD student from Zhejing University and received a fellowship from the China Scholarship Council (CSC). Her research interests are complex network and its applications to neuroscience.

Helen Kemprecos

Undergraduate Student

Helen is an undergraduate student at NYU, majoring in biochemistry and minoring in physics. She is planning to attend medical school and train in neurology. She received undergraduate research scholarship under the Training Program in Computational Neuroscience (TPCN) at NYU. Her undergraduate thesis will include research using computational modeling, machine learning and computer programming.

Eric J. Robinson

Research Assistant

Eric received his BA in Mathematics and Psychology from Williams College in 2013. He worked at Epic Systems (2013-2015), completed premed post-baccalaurate studies at Columbia University in 2018, and is currently applying to medical school. His research interests include machine learning and health informatics.

Robert Talay

Research Assistant

Robert received his BS in Biology from Stony Brook University (2018). His research interests include integrative physiology and data science. He is currently doing electrophysiology and BMI experimentss. He is planning to apply for medical schools and become a physician.

Bassir Caravan

MD student

Bassir graduated summa cum laude with his BS in Physics at Hofstra University in 2015, where he did research in theoretical quantum mechanics and computational physics. He is currently a medical student at NYU School of Medicine, and plans a career as an academic physician. His interests include computational neuroscience and functional neurosurgery.

Neel Bhattacharyya

Master student

Neel is a NYU graduate student at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, with a major in computer science. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.Sc. in Neuroscience and a minor in Applied Statistics. His research interests and career goals revolve around Computational Neuroscience.

Zhuojun Cai

PhD student

Zhuojun received his Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering and Automation (2013) from at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, he is currently be a Ph.D. candidate. His research interests are computational neuroscience and BMI.

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Richa Patel

Undergraduate student

Richa is a pre-health NYU undergraduate student with a special focus on neural sciences. She is interested in research projects on neurobiology and quantitative neuroscience.

Visiting Students and Alumni

Erik Martinez

Research Assistant

Erik received his BS from Cornell University (2009). His research interests include studying neurophysiology in the context of pain via optogenetics, in vivo electrophysiology, and in vivo pharmacology. His long-term goal is to become a Pain Medicine physician.

Shizhao (Ashley) Liu

Undergraduate Student

Ashley is a senior undergraduate student majoring in Biomedical Engineering from Tsinghua University. Her research interests include computational neuroscience and neural engineering. [Github]

Jianping Zhang

Undergraduate Student

Jianping is an undergraduate student from Beijing Jiaotong University, majoring in computer science and technology. His research interests include computer programming, neural networks, deep learning, and single-chip.

Qianning Hou

Undergraduate Student

Qianning is an undergraduate student from the University of Science and Technology of China, majoring in biophysics. His research interests include computer programming, machine learning, and brain machine interface.

Gabriel Dalboozi

Undergraduate Student

Gabriel is an undergraduate student from Oxford University, United Kingdom, with a major in Physics. He is interested in studying computatinonal neuroscience.

Yuru (Kristen) Song

Undergraduate Student

Kristen is an undergraduate student from the University of Science and Technology of China, majoring in space physics. Her research interests are theoretical and computational neuroscience.

Avikar (Avi) Kaul

High school Student

Avi is currently a high school student. He will be attending the University of Pittsburgh in the fall 2018. He is planning to study neuroscience and computer science in the college.