Lucas C. Parra is Harold Shames Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the City College of New York (CCNY) and Affiliate Member of Radiology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2020-). He received his Ph.D. in Physics from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in 1996 with research in the area of machine learning under the guidance of Gustavo Deco. Prior to joining CCNY he worked on medical imaging at Siemens Corporate Research (1995-1997) and acoustic signal processing at Sarnoff Corporation (1997-2003).
Mahima is investigating the effects of direct current stimulation on synaptic plasticity.
Forouzan works on the effects of direct current stimulation on synaptic plasticity.
Ivan is analyzing the EEG responses to naturalistic stimuli in the context of hearing loss and disordered consciousness.
Max works on biomedical image processing and machine learning.
Lukas works in computer vision on biomedical images.
Gavin studies the functional effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in humans.
Atanas analyzes evoked responses to foveal versus peripheral stimuli in naturalistic paradigms.
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Brian runs the day-to-day operation of the lab, supporting the Neural Engineering group. He manages the financial activities of the lab, organizes seminar and meetings, and also maintains IACUC and IRB protocols.