Extended Affiliated Faculty

Anatomy and Neurobiology

Gene J. Blatt Associate Professor, School of Medicine (Neuropathology of autism, studying both cerebellar and limbic systems) PhD, Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas L. Kemper Professor, School of Medicine (Aging in human and nonhuman primates, the effect of hypertension on the monkey brain, effect of protein deprivation on rat brain development and on the neuropathology of infantile autism) MD, University of Illinois

Mark B. Moss Professor, Chair, Anatomy and Neurobiology, School of Medicine (Neurological basis of memory: Studies of the basal forebrain and limbic system of humans and nonhuman primates, with particular regard to aging and age-related disease) PhD, Northeastern University

Deepak N. Pandya Research Professor, School of Medicine (Comparative brain architectonics in the monkey and human, connections of the cerebral cortex in Rhesus monkeys) MD, University of Gujarat (India)

Douglas L. Rosene Professor, School of Medicine (Morphology, connections, and neurotransmitter distribution of the olfactory and limbic systems in the brain of the Rhesus monkey) AB, Stanford University; PhD, University of Rochester

Julie Sandell Professor, School of Medicine (Anatomical remodeling in human retinas from patients with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), structural changes in the brain in aging Rhesus monkeys) PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Deborah W. Vaughan Professor, School of Medicine (Effects of age on peripheral nerve regeneration in the facial nucleus of the central nervous system) PhD, Boston University

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Biology

Michael Baum Professor of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences (Behavioral and reproductive neuroendocrinology, brain sexual differentiation) BA, Carleton College; MA, PhD, McGill University (Canada)

Gloria V. Callard Professor of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences (Neuroendocrinology, reproductive endocrinology, environmental endocrine disruptors) BS, Tufts University; MS, PhD, Rutgers University

Robert E. Hausman Professor of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences (Developmental biology, cell-cell interactions) AB, MA, Case Western Reserve University; PhD, Northwestern University

Thomas H. Kunz Professor of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences (Physiological and behavioral ecology of mammals) BS, MS, Central Missouri State University; MA, PhD, University of Kansas

Sidney L. Tamm Professor of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences (Cell biology and motility, cytoskeleton, nervous and ionic control of cilia and behavior of gelatinous zooplankton, protozoan motility) BA, Cornell University; PhD, University of Chicago

James F.A. Traniello Professor of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences (Behavioral ecology and sociobiology of insects) BA, Boston University; MS, University of Massachusetts; PhD, Harvard University

Frederick E. Wasserman Associate Professor of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences (Animal behavior, bird song, and territoriality) BS, State University of New York, Stony Brook; MS, PhD, University of Maryland

Eric P. Widmaier Professor of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences (Neuroendocrinology, development endocrinology, stress and adrenal function, endocrine control of body weight) BA, MS, Northwestern University; PhD, University of California, San Francisco

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Biomedical Engineering

Charles R. Cantor Professor, Director, Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering; Professor of Biochemistry, School of Medicine (Human genome analysis, molecular genetics, new biophysical tools and methodologies, genetic engineering) AB, Columbia University; PhD, University of California, Berkeley

James J. Collins Professor of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering (Nonlinear dynamics in biology and physiology, synthetic gene networks, sensory prosthetics, human balance control) BS, College of the Holy Cross; DPhil, Oxford University (United Kingdom)

Carlo De Luca Professor of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering; Director, Neuromuscular Research Center, College of Engineering (Motor control of normal and abnormal muscles, human muscle fatigue, advanced technology for detecting and applying biosignals) BASc, University of British Columbia (Canada); HSc, University of New Brunswick (Canada); PhD, Queen’s University (Canada)

Charles DeLisi Dean Emeritus, College of Engineering; Metcalf Professor of Science and Engineering, College of Engineering (Analysis of DNA function, protein structure, optimization algorithms, neural network applications to molecular biology, drug and vaccine design, membrane biophysics) BA, City University of New York, City College; PhD, New York University

Solomon Eisenberg Professor, Chair, Biomedical Engineering and Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, College of Engineering (Electrically mediated phenomena, tissue and bipolymers, cartilage biomechanics, computational modeling of electric field distributions in the human thorax and heart during electrical defibrillation, transcranial magnetic stimulation) SB, SM, ScD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

David C. Mountain, Jr. Professor of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering; Assistant Research Professor of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine (Sensory biophysics, biomedical electronics and signal processing, auditory information processing) SM, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MS, PhD, University of Wisconsin

Herbert F. Voigt Professor of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering; Associate Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering; Assistant Research Professor of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine (Auditory neurophysiology, neural circuitry, neural modeling) BE (EE), City College of New York; PhD, Johns Hopkins University

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Computer Science

Peter Gacs Professor of Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences (Cellular automata, fault-tolerant computing, and Algorithmic Information Theory (ART)) MS, Roland Eotvos University (Hungary); PhD, JW Goethe University (Hungary)

Steven Homer Professor, Co-Director, Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences (Structural complexity theory, learning theory, parallel and probabilistic algorithms) AB, University of California, Berkeley; PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Assaf J. Kfoury Professor of Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences (Programming languages and type theory) BS, MS, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Leonid A. Levin Professor of Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences (Computational theory) MS, PhD, Moscow State University (Russia), PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Richard Brower Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering (Molecular dynamics simulation for biomolecules, lattices methods for QCD and statistical mechanics, quantum field theory of strings and particles) AB, MA, Harvard University, PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Roscoe Giles Professor, Deputy Director, Electrical, and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering (Advanced computing architectures, distributed and parallel computing) BA, University of Chicago; MS, PhD, Stanford University

Mark Karpovsky Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering (Computer hardware, diagnostics, and fault detection) BS, MS, PhD, Leningrad Electrotechnical Institute (Russia)

Lev B. Levitin Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering (Information theory, physics of communication and computing, complex and organized systems, quantum theory of measurement) MS, PhD, Moscow State University (Russia)

Syed Hamid Nawab Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering (Information and data extraction, algorithms/architectures with application to the analysis of brain to muscle communication) SB, SM, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Mathematics and Statistics

Paul Blanchard Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences (Dynamical systems, complex analytical dynamics) BA, Brown University; PhD, Yale University

Ralph B. D’Agostino Professor, Chair, Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences (Longitudinal data analysis, multivariate data analysis, biostatistics, robust procedures) Director of Statistics and Consulting Unit and Research Associate, Center for Applied Social Science, Graduate School; Professor of Public Health, School of Public Health. Lecturer in Law, School of Law. BA, MA, Boston University; PhD, Harvard University

Robert L. Devaney Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences (Dynamical systems, classical mechanics, complex dynamics, computer experiments) AB, Holy Cross College; PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Ashis Gangopadhyay Associate Professor, Associate Chair, Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences (Statistics, stochastic processes, Toeplitz operations) BStat, MStat, Indian Statistical University (India); PhD, University of California, Davis

Glen Richard Hall Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences (Dynamical systems, celestial mechanics) BA, Carleton College; PhD, University of Minnesota

Akihiro Kanamori Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences (Logic, set theory) BS, California Institute of Technology; DPhil, University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Tasso Kaper Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences (Dynamical systems, applied mathematics) BS, MS, University of Chicago; PhD, California Institute of Technology

Murad Taqqu Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Arts and Sciences (Probability, statistics). License, Universite de Lausanne (Switzerland); MA, PhD, Columbia University

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Psychology

Margaret Hagen Professor of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences (Perception). BA, University of Washington; MA, PhD, University of Minnesota

Henry Marcuella Professor Emeritus of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences (Sign tracking, discrimination learning, schedules of reinforcement, and animal models of alcoholism). BA, Northeastern University; MA, PhD, Boston University

David I. Mostofsky Professor of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences (Operant conditioning, psychoimmunology, and fatty acid biochemistry). BA, Yeshiva University; MA, PhD, Boston University

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Anatomy and Neurobiology

Biology

Biomedical Engineering

Computer Science

Electrical and Computer Engineering