ECE News Story
Jonathan Simon selected for National Academies' NAKFI conference
Associate Professor Jonathan Simon (ECE/Biology), an affiliate of ISR, has been selected to attend the 10th Annual National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI) conference, “The Informed Brain in a Digital World” at the Academies’ Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center in Irvine, Calif., Nov. 14–17, 2012. The conference will focus the discipline of neuroscience on the challenges and opportunities presented by the digitally connected world.
Participants are selected through a competitive application process. At the conference they present posters on their latest research and participate in interdisciplinary research teams that develop a possible scientific plan to solve an outstanding challenge. The goals of the research teams are to spur new thinking, have people from different disciplines interact, and forge new scientific contacts across disciplines.
The NAKFI conference theme changes each year. Professor K. J. Ray Liu (ECE) participated in a NAKFI conference on “Seeing the Future with Imaging Science” in 2010.
June 1, 2012