The faculty of the Volen Center have appointments in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Psychology. This diverse group of researches is united by a common interest in the brain and intelligence. Approaches run the gamut from gene and protein structure to in vivo and in silico computation.
Director of the Volen Center for Complex Systems
Expertise: Biochemistry of synaptic plasticity.
Expertise: Dynamics of enzymes, magnetic resonance methods
Expertise: Structure-function studies of visual pigments and other cell surface receptors
Expertise: Developmental neurobiology.
Expertise: Neural development and behavior.
Expertise: Understanding how the brain is able to produce learned behaviors.
Expertise: Molecular neurobiology and RNA metabolism.
Expertise: Modulation of neural networks.
Expertise: Computational and theoretical neuroscience.
Expertise: Physiological genomics of the mammalian neocortex.
Expertise: Molecular mechanisms of synaptic development.
Expertise: Endosomal membrane traffic in neurons.
Expertise: Circadian rhythms, behavior and gene expression.
Expertise: Behavioral and neuronal development in C. elegans.
Expertise: Activity-dependent regulation of neuronal properties.
Expertise: Development and function of cortical circuits.
Expertise: Neuroscience, aging, biostatistics, biomedical informatics, data visualization, biomedical education, academic development.
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Expertise: Oscillating chemical reactions and pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems. Mathematical modeling of biochemical kinetics and neural systems.
Expertise: Databases and systems supporting the management of "Big Data," software engineering.
Expertise: Educational technology, computer science education, 3D game design, interval arithmetic, scientific visualization, computer-supported learning, groupware and collaborative editing, constraint logic programming.
Expertise: Computer science, FinTech, machine learning, image processing, bioinformatics, biomedical informatics, intelligent education.
Expertise: Computational linguistics, natural language processing, language acquisition and change, and psycholinguistics.
Expertise: Logic in computer science, Lambda calculus, functional programming.
Expertise: Formal semantics and pragmatics, corpus linguistics, speech acts, game and decision theory, reference and information structure, modality, impersonals and passives, heritage language acquisition.
Expertise: Data management, distributed systems, data science, machine learning and cloud computing.
Expertise: Artificial intelligence, neural networks, machine learning, evolutionary computation and artificial life.
Expertise: Theoretical and computational linguistics, artificial intelligence and machine learning, corpus linguistics and annotation, lexical semantics, temporal and spatial reasoning.
Expertise: Distributed systems, reliable and scalable storage systems.
Expertise: Computational linguistics, Chinese language processing, semantic role labeling, machine translation and linguistic annotation, including Chinese Treebank, Chinese Proposition Bank, OntoNotes.
Expertise: Data science, machine learning, deep learning and related applications in graph/network mining, recommendation/user modeling, natural language processing, time series/spatial-temporal data analysis, inter-disciplines.
Expertise: Scientific computing, fluid dynamics and mathematical biology.
Expertise: Algorithms, optimization, statistics and data science
Expertise: Mathematical neuroscience.
Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, executive function, neuromodulator systems (dopamine, acetylcholine), aging.
Expertise: Human spatial orientation and motor control.
Expertise: Cognitive and social neuroscience; influence of age and culture on memory.
Expertise: Self-control; empathy and environmentalism.
Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, reward, learning, decision-making, chemosensation.
Expertise: Neural mechanisms of learning and memory-guided behavior in the mammalian brain.
Expertise: Neural dynamics of gustatory perception and learning.
Expertise: Spatial orientation. Human movement control. Adaptation to spaceflight and autonomous vehicles.
Expertise: Visual perception. Cognitive processes.
Expertise: Executive function.
Expertise: Human memory.