Meet the People


Faculty

  • Xinying Cai, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Neural and Cognitive Sciences at NYU Shanghai
    Research Focus: Neural mechanisms of economic decision making
     
  • Jean-Claude Dreher, Ph.D.
    Visiting Professor of Neuroscience at NYU Shanghai
    Research focus: Decision neuroscience, reward and motivation, neuroeconomics, social neuroscience, computational modelling, model-based fMRI, intracranial recordings in humans
     
  • Jeffrey Erlich, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Neural and Cognitive Sciences at NYU Shanghai
    Research Focus: Decision making, Emotion, Neural dynamics, Attention and attention deficit disorders, Animal models, Computation models
     
  • Li Li, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Neural Science and Psychology at NYU Shanghai
    Research Focus: Human perception and control of self-motion; visuomotor control; eye-hand coordination; virtual reality
     
  • Sukbin Lim, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Neural Science at NYU Shanghai
    Research Focus: Computational neuroscience, learning and memory, network modeling and analysis
     
  • Xing Tian, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Neural and Cognitive Sciences at NYU Shanghai
    Research Focus: Motor sensory interaction, Mental imagery, Speech and language

 

Ph.D. Students

  • Xingyu Ding
    B.S., Physics, Peking University, 2015
    Advised by Xiao-Jing Wang
     
  • Pierre-Etienne Fiquet
    M.S., Cognitive Science, Ecole Normale Superieure, 2016  (2014-2016)
    Advised by Sukbin Lim and Eero Simoncelli

  • Long Ni
    B.A., Literature and Language, 2011
    M.S., Psychology, Chinease Academy of Sciences, 2014

    Other Masters Degree, Psychology, Univeristy of Hong Kong, 2016
    Advised by Li Li

  • Chengze Xu
    B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2012
    M.S.,
     Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2015
    Advised by Xinying Cai
     
  • Josh Moller-Mara
    B.S., Computer Science, Cognitive Science (High Honors), and Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, 2013
    Advised by Jeffrey Erlich
     
  • Peiyuan Zhang
    B.S., Physics, Nanjing Normal University, 2013
    Advised by Xiao-Jing Wang

  • Xiaoyue Zhu
    B.S., Neurosceince (Honours), University of St. Andrews, 2016
    Advised by Jeffrey Erlich

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Jing Chen, Ph.D.
    Research Focus: Human perception and control of self-motion; visuomotor control; virtual reality; Parkinson’s disease
     
  • Sylvain Dubroqua, Ph.D.
    Research focus: Decision-making, learning and memory, attention and attention deficit disorders, animal model
     
  • Xiaoluan Liu, Ph.D.
    Research Focus: speech, music, motor-sensory transformation, prosody, phonetic aspects of language acquisition

  • Evgeniya Lukinova, Ph.D.
    Research Focus: decision making, experimental economics, fMRI, game theory, models of human behavior

  • Panagiota Theodoni, Ph.D.
    Research Focus: Theoretical and computational neuroscience, Cortical connectivity, Network dynamics, Social interactions 

  • Linmin Zhang, Ph.D.
    Research Focus: Neurolinguistics, Psycholinguistics, Natural language semantics

  • Wenjia Zhang, Ph.D.
    Research focus: Speech and language

Research Assistants & Technicians

  • Anyu Fang
    Research Associate, Professor Jeffrey Erlich’s Lab
     
  • Yuanyuan Liu
    Research Associate, Professor Xinying Cai’s Laboratory
     
  • Yuanyuan Shen
    Research Associate, Professor Xing Tian’s Lab
     
  • Qihui Xu
    Research Associate, Professor Xing Tian’s Lab
     
  • Hao Zhu
    Research Associate, Professor Xing Tian’s Lab

 

Administrative Personnel