Neurotechnology Suite

Colorful Illustration of a brain

The Neurosuite at PracticePoint represents an innovative interdisciplinary collaboration to advance our understanding of critical topics in neuroscience, including depression, anxiety, cognition, brain injury, addiction, and pain.

It includes state-of-the art equipment for neural data collection, including:

  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Functional MRI (fMRI)
  • Eye tracking
  • fMRI compatible functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS)
  • Virtual reality (VR).

Initiated in 2019 by Jean King, Peterson Family Dean of Arts & Sciences, the Neurosuite involves the research of Erin Solovey (fNIRS), Soussan Djamasbi (eye tracking), Dean King (fMRI), Ali Yousefi (EEG + VR), Ben Nephew (fMRI), Mohammad Modarres (EEG), and Angela Rodriquez (biopsychosocial measures) as well as several additional faculty at WPI. 

More than just a core facility, this experimental hub also includes the potential for effective collaboration with the associated investigators to accelerate experimental design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation, enhancing our understanding of neural mechanisms, biomarkers, pathologies, and interventions.

Exterior of 50 Prescott Street where the Neurotechnology Suite at PracticePoint is located.

WPI’s New GE 3.0T Premier Signa MRI Scanner

MRI Console Area

Various Multi-Channel MRI Coils

MRI Compatible Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy System

Acoustic and Radio Frequency Shielded Booth


For scientific inquiries, please contact Dr. Benjamin Nephew at