Hometown: Austin, TX
Education: B.S. in Computer Science, B.S. in Psychology, Michigan State University, Ph.D. in Neuroscience, University of Texas at Austin
NYU Position: Postdoctoral research fellow, Center for Neural Science
Favorite Books: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, Spindle's End by Robin McKinley, Mistborn Trilogy by Brandon Sanderson
Favorite Leisure Activity: cooking (also eating), swimming, tennis and (most recently) woodcarving
Research Interests: perception, artificial and biological vision
Favorite Inspirational Quote: "If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster, and treat those two imposters just the same…" an excerpt from Rudyard Kipling's poem "If--", also inscribed above the player's entrance to centre court at Wimbledon.