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
     
  • 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.
    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
     
  • Zhong-Lin Lu, Ph.D.
    Area Head of Neuroscience, Co-Director, NYU-ECNU Institute of Brain and Cognitive Science
    Chief Scientist and Associate Provost for Sciences
    Global Network Professor, NYU
    Research Focus: Visual Perception, Perceptual Learning, Attention, Amblyopia, Myopia, Adaptive Testing, Brain Imaging, Hierarchical Bayesian Models
     
  • 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
    Research Focus: Computational Neuroscience, Modeling of High-Level Cognitive Function Using Biophysical Circuit Models
     
  • Jintao Gu
    Research Focus: Memory and Plasticity

  • Liujunli Li
    Research Focus: Neuroeconomics, Decision-Making, Spatial Cognition, Reinforcement Learning

  • Josh Mōller-Mara
    Research Focus: Neuroeconomics, Probabilistic Models of Cognition, Bayesian Inference, Computational Psychiatry
     
  • Yalun Peng
    Research Focus: Involvement of Orbitofrontal Cortex in Economic Decision Making

  • Chengze Xu
    Research Focus: Decision Making

  • Xiaoyue Zhu
    Research Focus: Neural Mechanisms of Decision-Making Using Rodents

  • Jingjie Li
    Research Focus: Rodent Decision-Making, Sensory Processing, In Vivo Electrophysiology and Imaging, Neural Dynamics, High Performance Neuroscience Hardware

  • Hao Zhu
    Research Focus: Motor-Sensory Transformation in Human Speech and Language, Neurophysiology, Neuroimaging, Bayesian Inference

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

  • Kuntan Ni, Ph.D.
    Research Focus: Economic decision-making, working memory, emotion-cognition interactions, neuronal dynamics

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

Research Assistants & Technicians

  • Anyu Fang
    Research Associate, Professor Jeffrey Erlich’s Laboratory
     
  • Yuanyuan Liu
    Research Associate, Professor Xinying Cai’s Laboratory
     
  • Yuanyun Shen
    Research Associate, Professor Xing Tian’s Laboratory