Research Group

Matthias Hennig - PI, herding spikes and cats and organising climbing trips.
Cole Hurwitz - PhD student (Thouron Fellow), working on machine learning tools for neuroscience data analysis and open science.
Justin Jude - PhD student, working on neural network inspired models of reinforcement learning.
Patricia Rubisch - PhD student, working on network dynamics, plasticity and reservoir computing.
Ada Duan - PhD student, working on un+supervised learning models.


Joseph Cronin - PhD student, worked on interpretation of parametric models large scale network activity.
Martino Sorbaro - Erasmus Mundus PhD student, worked on statistical models of neural network activity and herding spikes, jointly with Arvind Kumar (KTH Stockholm). Now doing neuromorphic computing at the ETH and at aiCTX, Zurich.
Michael Rule - Research Fellow, worked on models of neural population activity recorded with large scale MEA, jointly with Guido Sanguinetti. Now working with Tim O'Leary in Cambridge.
Marzena Bihun - Neuroinformatics DTC PhD student, worked on models of neural circuits in the hippocampus, 1st supervisor, jointly with Emma Wood (CCNS Edinburgh).
Oliver Muthmann - Erasmus Mundus PhD student, worked on the analysis of MEA recordings and network plasticity and homeostasis, and herded spikes (jointly with Upinder Ballah, NCBS Bangalore). Now researching at UT Austin.
Dagmara Panas - Neuroinformatics DTC PhD student (co-supervised with Luca Berdondini from IIT Genova), worked on statistical models of neural activity recorded with high-density MEA and sloppiness. Now working in data science, following a postdoc at UC Riversise with Sara Mednick.
Sahar Pirmoradian - Research Fellow, worked on analysis of high density MEA data from the retina. Now teaches at UC Davis.
Yann Sweeney - Erasmus Mundus PhD student, worked on homeostasis of cellular excitability and the role of diffusive messengers (co-supervised with Jeanette Hellgren Kotaleski from KTH Stockholm). Now editor at Nature Machine Intelligence, after a postdoc at Imperial with Claudia Clopath.
Philip Tully - Erasmus Mundus PhD student, worked on plasticity and homeostasis in large neural networks, 2nd supervisor, jointly with Anders Lansner (KTH Stockholm). Now uses his data science skills to detect online fraud at ZeroFOX.