People

Smith Lab, Spring 2021

Matt Smith

Matthew A. Smith, PhD

Associate Professor
Carnegie Mellon University
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience Institute
PhD, New York University, 2003
BS, Canisius College, 1997

Katerina Acar

Katerina Acar

PhD Student
Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP)
BS, Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh

Deepshikha Acharya

Deepshikha Acharya

PhD Student in Biomedical Engineering (joint with Jana Kainerstorfer)
Carnegie Mellon University
BS, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, University of Delhi, India
MS, Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

MeeDm Bossard

MeeDm Bossard

Bachelor's Student in Electrical and Computer Engineering & Biomedical Engineering (joint with Jana Kainerstorfer)
Master's Student in Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

Matt Hall

Matt Hall

Master's Student in Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
BS, University of Texas, 2020

Deepa Issar

Deepa Issar

PhD Student in Biomedical Engineering (joint with Jana Kainerstorfer)
Carnegie Mellon University
Pitt-CMU Medical Scientist Training Program
BS, University of Pittsburgh, 2018

Richard Johnston

Richard Johnston, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Carnegie Mellon University
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience Institute
PhD, The University of Nottingham, 2017
MSc, The University of Nottingham, 2014
BSc, Queen's University Belfast, 2013
Google Scholar

Emilio Salazar-Gatzimas

Emilio Salazar-Gatzimas, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate (joint with Aaron Batista and Byron Yu)
University of Pittsburgh
PhD, Yale University
BS, Georgia Institute of Technology
Google Scholar

Samantha Schmitt

Samantha Schmitt

Research Technician
Carnegie Mellon University
Department of Biomedical Engineering
BS, Genetics & Cell Biology, Washington State University

Joana Soldado Magraner

Joana Soldado Magraner, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate (joint with Byron Yu)
Carnegie Mellon University
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Neuroscience Institute
PhD, The Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, UCL, 2018
MSc, The Institute of Neuroinformatics, ETH/UZH, 2013
BSc+MSc, The University of Valencia, 2011

Pati Stan

Patricia L. Stan

PhD Student
Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP)
BS, UCLA, 2014

Akash Umakantha

Akash Umakantha

PhD Student (joint with Byron Yu)
Carnegie Mellon University
Joint Program in Neural Computation and Machine Learning
BSE, Vanderbilt University, 2015

Alice Wu

Alice Wu

Master's Student in Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
BS, Neuroscience, Colorado College, 2020

Shenghao Wu

Shenghao Wu

PhD Student (joint with Byron Yu and Brent Doiron)
Carnegie Mellon University
Joint Program in Neural Computation and Machine Learning
B.S., City University of Hong Kong + B.A., Columbia University, 2018

Lab Alumni

Ryan Williamson (2020 CMU PhD in Neural Computation and Machine Learning, joint w/ Byron Yu)
Current Position: Pitt-CMU MSTP program

Ben Cowley (2018 CMU PhD in Machine Learning, joint w/ Byron Yu)
Current Position: Postdoc, Jonathan Pillow, Princeton University

Sanjeev Khanna (2018 Pitt PhD in Bioengineering)
Current Position: Data Scientist, Gyant

Adam Snyder (Postdoc, joint w/ Byron Yu)
Current Position: Assistant Prof., University of Rochester

Roma Konecky (Postdoc)
Current Position: Editorial Quality Advisor, Research Square