UWIN hosts a monthly seminar series that highlights neural engineering and computational neuroscience research at the University of Washington.  The seminar series also brings external speakers to campus.  The 2017-18 seminar series is as follows:

  • Wednesday, October 11th, 3:30pm, Husky Union Building (HUB) 337, short talks:

    • “Neural devices to promote plasticity and recovery following spinal cord injury”
      Chet Moritz, Associate Professor, Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine and Physiology & Biophysics, University of Washington

    • “Neural coding of leg proprioception”
      John Tuthill, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington

  • Wednesday, November 8th, 3:30pm,  Husky Union Building (HUB) 337, short talks:

    • “Fly-inspired visual flight control of insect-sized robots using wind sensing”
      Sawyer Fuller,
      Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington

    • “Comparing shape representation in mid-level visual cortex to that in a deep convolutional neural network”
      Wyeth Bair,
      Associate Professor, Department of Biological Structure, University of Washington

  • Wednesday, January 24th, 3:30pm, AMP Lab: Wallace Hall, 1st floor

    • A special UWIN seminar coinciding with the AMP Lab Open House! The AMP Lab is the Center for Amplifying Movement and Performance, http://depts.washington.edu/amplify/
    • Keynote talk on “Energy Optimization in Human Walking” by Max Donelan, Professor, Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University
  • Wednesday, February 14th, 3:30pm, Husky Union Building (HUB) 337, short talks:

    • “Neurometrics: Resting-state qEEG Predicts Second Language (L2) Learning as well as a Standardized Language Aptitude Test”
      Chantel Prat, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences, University of Washington
    • “Linking the statistics of network activity and network connectivity”
      Eric Shea-Brown, Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Washington
  • Wednesday, March 14th, 3:30pm, Husky Union Building (HUB) 337, short talks:

    • “Changes in Corticospinal Synaptic Strength Lead to Compensatory Changes in Cortical Neuron Firing. What’s the Feedback Signal?”
      Steve Perlmutter, Research Associate Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Washington
    • “Learning physics and the physics of learning”
      Steve Brunton, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington
  • Wednesday, April 11th, 3:30pm, Physics Astronomy Auditorium (PAA) A102 – a special joint UWIN/eScience seminar:

    • “Making data science training resources FAIR”
      Jack Van Horn
      , Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Southern California
  • Wednesday, May 9th, 3:30pm, location TBA, short talks by:

    • David Perkel, Professor, Departments of Biology and Otolaryngology, University of Washington
    • Rajiv Saigal, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington


Click here for prior years’ UWIN seminars.