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The Neurotechnology Suite includes of work of several core faculty that have expertise in a variety of subject areas including computer science, robotics and engineering, neurobiology, neuroscience, and biology and biotechnology among others. These core members have initiated several innovative collaborations in an effort to create a novel interdisciplinary resource within the field of neuroscience.

For more information on the specific activities of our faculty, click their name to be redirected to their individual lab pages.

Jean King

Jean Adelina King

Dean of Arts & Sciences
Office: Salisbury Labs, 121
Dr. Jean King is the WPI Peterson family Dean in the School of Arts and Sciences. She also serves as a Professor of Biology and Biotechnology, affiliate Professor in Biomedical Engineering Department, Professor in the Neuroscience Program and Director, NeuroTech Suite at WPI. Prior to joining WPI, she was vice provost for biomedical research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School; a tenured professor of psychiatry, radiology, and neurology; and director of the university’s Center for Comparative Neuroimaging. ... View Profile
Benjamin Nephew

Benjamin Nephew

Assistant Research Professor-Biology & Biotechnology
Office: 100 Institute RD
I work with Dean Jean King, where our research is broadly focused on identifying and studying neurobehavioral mechanisms of mental illness and developing effective interventions. We currently use functional MRI (fMRI) to identify the neural correlates of mindfulness based stress reduction as part of a stage IIa randomized clinical trial, and fMRI data combined with related clinical measures to develop machine learning based early predictors of severe depression and suicidality. ... View Profile
Ali Yousefi

Ali Yousefi

Assistant Professor
Office: 145 Fuller Lab.
My research focuses on developing methodological solutions to problems concerning neuroscience data analysis. ... View Profile
Erin Solovey

Erin Solovey

Assistant Professor
Office: FL 232
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6936
My research is in human-computer interaction. One focus of my research is on next-generation interaction techniques, such as brain-computer interfaces, physiological computing, and reality-based interaction. I design, build and evaluate interactive computing systems that use machine learning approaches to adapt and support the user’s changing cognitive state and context. I also investigate novel paradigms for designing with accessibility in mind, particularly for the Deaf community. Much of my work also explores effective human interaction with complex and autonomous systems and vehicles. ... View Profile
Soussan Djamasbi

Soussan Djamasbi

Professor-Business
Office: Washburn Shops 216A
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5266
I teach both graduate and undergraduate courses, as well as advise PhD projects, IQPs and MQPs. I enjoy teaching because it's a dynamic and innovative process that challenges me to continually evaluate and adjust my teaching strategies to prepare my students for today’s global and competitive business environment. Teaching is also one the most rewarding experiences in my career because it allows me to witness my students' growth and accomplishments. Similarly, research is a dynamic and innovative process, and I truly enjoy it. ... View Profile
Adam Lammert

Adam Lammert

Assistant Professor
Office: 50 Prescott 4812
Dr. Adam C. Lammert joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering in August of 2019 in the area of Neuroengineering, and as part of the Neuroscience Initiative at WPI. His research is focused on neural control of human movement, with the complementary aims of understanding the neural mechanisms of sensorimotor control and finding meaningful patterns in movements as a window into the brain and brain health. ... View Profile
Angela Incollingo Rodriguez

Angela C Incollingo Rodriguez

Assistant Professor
Office: Salisbury Labs 317B
Angela Incollingo Rodriguez is an assistant professor of Psychological & Cognitive Sciences and Neurosceince. In addition to collaborating on interdisciplinary research teams across campus - including the Chronic Pain Research Group - she also directs her own lab - the WPI Stigma Eating & Endocrinology Dynamics (SEED) Lab. Her research program uses a biopsychosocial approach to study health and health behaviors. ... View Profile
Bengisu Tulu

Bengisu Tulu

Professor-Business
Office: Washburn Shops 201
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5184
I enjoy teaching because it allows me to interact with students who have the potential to make the world a better place using technology. I continually innovate in my courses to ensure students enjoy the learning experience, learn the key concepts and skills related to information systems through real world examples, have an opportunity to learn from each other, learn to present themselves as professionals, and most importantly learn to use or develop technology to make a difference. ... View Profile
Emmanuel Agu

Emmanuel O. Agu

Professor-Computer Science
Office: Fuller Labs 139
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5568
Emmanuel Agu is currently an associate professor in the computer science department at WPI having received his Masters and PhD in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His research interests are in the areas of computer graphics, mobile computing, and wireless networks. He is especially interested in research into how to use a smartphone as a platform to deliver better healthcare. ... View Profile
Dmitry Korkin

Dmitry Korkin

Professor-Computer Science
Office: Fuller Labs, Room B22
My research is interdisciplinary and spans the fields of bioinformatics of complex disease, computational genomics, systems biology, and biomedical data analytics. We bring expertise in machine learning, data mining and massive data analytics to study molecular mechanisms underlying genetic disorders, such as cancer, diabetes, and autism, and deadly infections, such as pandemic flu. Our approaches benefit from integrating Next Generation Sequencing, high-throughput interactomics, and structural biology data. ... View Profile
Carolina Ruiz

Carolina Ruiz

Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences
Office: Unity Hall 462
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5640
Carolina Ruiz is the Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences and the Harold L. Jurist ’61 and Heather E. Jurist Dean's Professor of Computer Science. She joined the WPI faculty in 1997. Prof. Ruiz’s research is in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Mining, and their applications to Medicine and Health. She has worked on several clinical domains including sleep, stroke, obesity and pancreatic cancer. Prof. ... View Profile
Haichong Zhang

Haichong Zhang

Assistant Professor
Office: 85 Prescott Suite 311
The research program led by Dr. Haichong (Kai) Zhang focuses on the interface of medical robotics, sensing, and imaging, and to develop a novel biomedical imaging systems that delineates both anatomical and physiological properties of a biological tissue that have been inaccessible. In addition, we will develop robotic assisted imaging systems as well as image-guided robotic interventional platforms, where ultrasound and photoacoustic (PA) imaging are two key modalities to be investigated and integrated with robotics. ... View Profile