David C. Knill poses with a virtual reality system for studying sensory motor behavior in 2012. // photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

David C. Knill poses with a virtual reality system for studying sensory motor behavior in 2012. (J. Adam Fenster, University of Rochester)

The Knill Lectureship was established in honor of Professor David C. Knill, who passed away suddenly in October 2014. Dr. Knill was a visionary leader in the study of human perception and action, as well as a dedicated educator, mentor, and colleague.

Upcoming Knill Lecture

None at this time.


Past Knill Lectures

Michael Shadlen

October 7, 2019

Michael Shadlen, Columbia University

The neurobiology of perceptual and value based decisions: A memorable connection


Eero Simoncelli

January 18, 2018

Eero Simoncelli, New York University

Elucidating and testing hierarchical visual models using model-optimized synthetic stimuli


Daniel J. Kersten

September 29, 2016

Daniel J. Kersten, University of Minnesota

Possible Functions of Cortical Feedback in Object Perception