Insights about MRI and the Human Brain

Professor Brian A. Wandell
Founding Director, Stanford’s Center for Neurobiological Imaging, Stanford University



Professor Brian A. Wandell will share insights about MRI and the human brain, and his research life at Stanford.  

About the Speaker

Professor Brian A. Wandell, the Isaac and Madeline Stein Family Professor, joined the Stanford Psychology faculty in 1979. He is a member, by courtesy, of Electrical Engineering, Ophthalmology, and the Graduate School of Education. Wandell is the Founding Director of Stanford’s Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging, and he served as a Deputy Director of the Wu Tsai Neuroscience Institute from 2013-2021. His research centers on vision science, spanning visual neuroscience to digital imaging systems (cameras, displays). He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2011, received the highest honor of the Society for Imaging Science and Technology in 2014, was awarded the George A. Miller prize of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society in 2016, and Proctor Medal from the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology in 2021. Wandell was elected to the US National Academy of Sciences in 2003.


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