The Neural Computation and Engineering Connection (NCEC) is an annual event that brings together the University of Washington neuroengineering and computational neuroscience communities. This page contains a summary of past Neural Computation and Engineering Connections.
2019 Neural Computation and Engineering Connection
January 24-25, 2019
- Keynote speakers: Mitra Hartmann (Northwestern), Abby Person (University of Colorado Denver), Andrea Behrman (University of Louisville), and Maryam Shanechi (University of Southern California).
- Local speakers: Andre Berndt (Bioengineering), Kat Steele (Mechanical Engineering), Nick Steinmetz (Biological Structure), and Mari Ostendorf (Electrical & Computer Engineering).
- Schedule: January 24-25, 2019 NCEC Schedule (PDF)
2018 Neural Computation and Engineering Connection
January 18-19, 2018
- Keynote speakers: Allison Okamura (Stanford), Takaki Komiyama (UC San Diego), Loren Frank (UC San Francisco), Ila Fiete (UT Austin), and David Reinkensmeyer (UC Irvine)
- Local speakers: Sheri Mizumori (Psychology), Amy Orsborn (Electrical Engineering/Bioengineering), Azadeh Yazdan (Bioengineering/Electrical Engineering), and Nino Ramirez (Seattle Children’s Research Institute).
- Schedule: January 18-19, 2018 NCEC schedule (PDF)
- Keynote speakers: Marcia O’Malley (Rice), Maria Geffen (University of Pennsylvania), and Michael Berry (Princeton)
- Local speakers: Ariel Rokem (UW eScience), Daniela Witten (UW Statistics & Biostatistics), Steve Brunton (UW Mechanical Engineering), Jason Yeatman (UW Speech and Hearing Sciences), and Saskia de Vries (Allen Institute for Brain Science)
- Schedule: January 19-20, 2017 schedule (PDF)
2016 Neural Computation and Engineering Connection
January 28-29, 2016
- Keynote speakers: Lena Ting (Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University), Rafa Yuste (Columbia University), John Cunningham (Columbia University), Richard Andersen (California Institute of Technology), and Mehrdad Jazayeri (MIT).
- Local speakers: Bing Brunton (UW Biology), Sam Burden (UW Electrical Engineering), John Tuthill (UW Physiology & Biophysics), David Gire (UW Psychology), and Eli Shlizerman (UW Applied Math, Electrical Engineering)