We welcome Dr. Leyla Isik as our newest assistant professor. Until recently, she was a postdoctoral associate in the Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines (MIT/Harvard). Leyla starts July 1st. Welcome to the team, Leyla! As an alumnae of the JHU Biomedical Engineering program, we hope it feels like coming home.
News & Announcements Archive
Each spring, our faculty members choose a graduating cognitive science major with the strongest combination of academic excellence and outstanding accomplishments in research. This year, two seniors were selected: Kimberly Wong and Mingyu Yang. Congratulations!
JH Grad Students: Want to learn more about non-traditional research-related jobs? Meet and chat with alumni from the psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science graduate programs who made the move! Please RSVP.
Cognitive Science Graduating Students and Department Members are invited to attend a departmental reception on May 22nd at 12:30 pm to celebrate our recent cognitive science degree recipients. This includes BA, MA, and PhD graduates from Summer 2018, Fall 2018, and Spring 2019. RSVP required.
Gali Ellenblum, recent PhD alum, accepted an offer from Apple to work as a Machine Learning Engineer! Congrats, Gali!
The Language and Cognition Lab has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow who will serve as the lead on a project examining the development and use of spatial representations in children and adults.
Profs. Tal Linzen and Leyla Isik were named 2018 Google Faculty Research Award recipients in the areas of Natural Language Processing and Computational Neuroscience, respectively. This award program recognizes and supports "world-class, permanent faculty pursuing cutting-edge research in areas of mutual interest" (i.e. Computer Science, Engineering, and related fields).
Prof. Tal Linzen was interviewed, along with Afra Alishahi (Tilburg University), for an Natural Language Processing podcast. Prof. Linzen makes the case for the effectiveness of cognitive science in analyzing neural networks. Take a listen...
Our Spring 2019 Colloquium Series will feature Drs. Amalia Gnanadesikan (UMD), Tom Griffiths (Princeton), Cynthia Fisher (University of Illinois), Kathryn Davidson (Harvard), Ellen Lau (UMD), and Thomas Serre (Brown). Talk titles and abstracts will be posted to our event page at least 1 week in advance of each presentation.