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.

2018 Neural Computation and Engineering Connection
January 18-19, 2017

  • 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)

2017 NeurA flyer from one of the past Neural Computation and Engineering Connections, in 2017al Computation and Engineering Connection
January 19-20, 2017

  • 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)
  • Schedule: