Group Members

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Satrajit S Ghosh

Director of Open Data in Neuroscience Initiative and Principal Research Scientist at MIT; Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology at Harvard Medical School

  • PhD Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University
  • BS(Honors) Information Systems and Computer Science, National University of Singapore
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Dorota Jarecka

Research Scientist, started 2016, working on Nipype, ReproNim

  • PhD Atmospheric Physics, University of Warsaw

Christopher J Markiewicz

Research Affiliate, started 2017, working on Nipype, Neuroscout

  • PhD Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University

Daniel M. Low

PhD Student

  • MA Language & Communication Technologies, University of Groningen
  • MS Cognitive Science, CIMeC, University of Trento

Debbie Burdinski

MD-PhD Student, Harvard Medical School and MIT

  • BS Chemistry, Duke University

Jeff Mentch

PhD Student

  • BS Biology, Penn State
  • AM Digital Musics, Dartmouth College

Kenny Nguyen

Technical Associate I, started 2020, working on Vocallect; MD student, Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont

  • B.S., Neurobiology & Physiology, Purdue University
  • M.Ed., Harvard Graduate School of Education

Rahul Brito

PhD Student

  • BS Bioengineering, University of Washington

Gasser Elbanna

Visiting MSc. Student from EPFL - Studying vocal identities in self-supervised speech models and voice perception.

  • B.S. in Systems and Biomedical Engineering, Cairo University

Alisha Kodibagkar

Technical Associate I - working on Mumble Melody

  • B.S. and M.S.E., Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Fabio Catania

Postdoctoral research fellow, MIT

  • B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering @ Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering @ Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Ph.D. in Information Technology @ Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Claudia Liauw

Visiting Student

  • Currently Pursuing B.S. in Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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Maedbh King

ICoN Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience, UC Berkeley

Sooyoung Ahn

Technical Associate I

  • B.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Meral Hacikamiloglu

Research Affiliate

  • B.S. in Molecular & Cellular Biology, Vanderbilt University

Nima Dehghani

Research Scientist

  • PhD Computational Neuroscience,Complex Systems, Sorbonne Université (Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI) & Unité de Neurosciences Information et Complexité (UNIC), CNRS
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Zihao Wang

Undergraduate Researcher

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligience and Decision Making, MIT

Matthias Steiner

Visiting MSc. Student from ETH Zurich

  • MSc. in Statistics, ETH Zurich
  • B.A. in Economics, University of St. Gallen

Kaley Jenney

Technical Associate I

  • B.S. in Neuroscience, Emmanuel College


Hoda Rajaei

2019 - 2022
Role: Research Staff, worked on Nobrainer

Megha Vemuri

2021 - 2022
Role: Undergraduate Research Assistant - working on Mumble Melody

Rebecca Kleinberger

2020 - 2022
Role: Research Affiliate and Postdoc at MIT; working on Mumble Melody; Faculty at Northeastern University

Dhritiman Das

2020 - 2022
Role: Postdoctoral Researcher, MIT; worked on Nobrainer

YingXing Feng

Role: PhD Student (Visited Spring 2022) - Using fNIRS and physiological signals to study the interaction of workload stress and affective states.

Aakanksha Rana

2020 - 2022
Role: Postdoctoral Associate, MIT

Mathias Goncalves

2015 - 2021
Role: Research Affiliate/Technical Assistant, worked on Nipype, BANDA, ReproNim

Sanu Ann Abraham

2018 - 2021
Role: Technical Assistant, worked on Repronim

Frances Mulligan (They/Them)

Role: Technical Assistant, worked on mumble melody and reproschema
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Alice Bizeul

Spring - Summer 2020
Role: Visiting MS student from EPFL; Worked on evaluating BRAIN GANs

Kate Bentley

2019 - 2020
Role: Visiting scientist

Aishah Ismail

Fall 2019
Role: Visiting student working on processing retinal images

Bhavya Kandimalla

Fall 2019
Role: Intern, working on the DANDI project at MIT

Kevin Sitek

2012 - 209, now postdoc at Dr. David Ress’ lab in Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Role: Worked on auditory brainstem neurophysiology, speech production in depression and indivudals who stutter. Recipient of an NIH F31 award.

Debanjan Ghosh

2018 - 2019, now at Educational Testing Service
Role: Worked on language models in Neuroscout

Wazeer Zulfikar

Visiting student, 2019
Role: Worked on generative models for brains and tumors.

Jakub Kaczmarzyk

Technical Assistant 2017 - 2019, now MD-PhD student at Stony Brook University
Role: He developed Nobrainer and Neurodocker, and contributed to many of the group’s projects

Smruti Padhy

Research Scientist 2015 - 2017, now Engineering Scientist at Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC)
Role: As a member of ReproNim, she developed BrainVerse, a project management platform to make neuroimaging research more reproducible.

Gregory Ciccarelli

PhD student 2015 - 2018, now Technical Staff at MITLL
Role: Imaging, processing, and modeling, speech from individuals with self-assessed depression

Yoel Sanchez Araujo

Technical Assistant 2015 - 2017, now Research Specialist at Princeton University.
Role: As a member of the group, he analyzed imaging and genetic data from individuals with schizophrenia using machine learning. The data was from the GENUS consortium and supported by an NIMH supplement to Genetic Determinants of Schizophrenia Intermediate Phenotypes.

Shilpa Chakravartula

Contractor 2017
Role: As a member of the group, she helped investigate open science grid for running large scale computation.
email: «not specified»

Du (Derry) Chen

Intern 2017, Undergraduate at Cornell University
Role: As a member of the group, he helped improve BrainVerse implementation in its early days.
email: «not specified»