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Eero P. Simoncelli, PhD
Investigator / 2000–Present

Scientific Discipline

Computational Biology, Neuroscience

Host Institution

New York University

Current Position

Dr. Simoncelli is also a professor of neural science, mathematics, and psychology at New York University.

Current Research

Computational Models of Vision

Eero Simoncelli constructs computational models of vision that are consistent with the properties of the visual world, the requirements of visual tasks, and the constraints of biological implementation.

Biography

Dr. Simoncelli is also Professor of Neural Science, Mathematics, and Psychology at New York University. He began his higher education as a physics major at Harvard, went to Cambridge University on a Knox Fellowship to study mathematics for a…

Dr. Simoncelli is also Professor of Neural Science, Mathematics, and Psychology at New York University. He began his higher education as a physics major at Harvard, went to Cambridge University on a Knox Fellowship to study mathematics for a year and a half, and earned a doctorate in electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He then joined the faculty of the Computer and Information Science Department at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1996, he moved to NYU as part of the Sloan Center for Theoretical Visual Neuroscience.

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Education

  • BA, physics, Harvard University
  • MS, electrical engineering and computer science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • PhD, electrical engineering and computer science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology