Upcoming Thesis Defenses

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Past Thesis Defenses

2023

January 26, 2023

CVS Thesis Defense: Tyler Godat, Institute of Optics, University of Rochester

Functional Imaging and Classification of Retinal Ganglion Cells in the Living Primate Eye

Advisor: David Williams


2022

September 14, 2022

Sabyasachi Shivkumar, Brain & Cognitive Sciences / Computer Science, University of Rochester

Signatures of Suboptimality and Causal Inference in Perceptual Decisions

Advisors: Ralf Haefner and Chenliang Xu


July 28, 2022

Meng-Huan Wu, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Knowledge in the Human Brain: Structured to Allow Easy Access for Subsequent Tasks

Advisors: Robert Jacobs / Rajeev Raizada


July 5, 2022

Joseph German, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Explaining the Flexible Use of Conceptual Knowledge in Human Cognition and Runtime Learning

Advisors: Robert Jacobs / Len Schubert


2021

December 6, 2021

Shanna Coop, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Neural Mechanisms of Presaccadic Attention and Foveal Prediction

Advisor: Jude Mitchell


October 12, 2021

Linghao Xu, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Models of Approximate Inference in Vision (MA thesis defense)

Advisor: Greg DeAngelis


September 14, 2021

Ankani Chattoraj, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Models of Approximate Inference in Vision

Advisor: Ralf Haefner


June 18, 2021

Annette French, Brain and Cognitive Sciences & MSTP, University of Rochester

Perceptual Processes Underlying Depth Judgement of Moving Object During Self-Motion

Advisor: Greg DeAngelis


August 5, 2021

Adam Danz, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

Predictive Steering Control and Neuronal Representation of Heading in Macaques

Advisor: Greg DeAngelis