People

Principal Investigator

Alireza Soltani, Ph.D.

Graduate Students

Jisu Lee, M.S. (2020-present)
Mohsen Rakhshan, M.S. (2017-present)
Chong (Michael) Wang, B.Sc. (2021-present)
Jae Hyung Woo, B.Sc. (2020-present)

Undergraduate Students

Elizabeth Frey ’24 
Daniela Garcia ’24
Anna Pahl ’24
Ethan Trepka ’22 (superstar undergraduate researcher)

Current Collaborators

Jeremiah Cohen (Johns Hopkins University)
Alicia Izquierdo (UCLA)
Daeyeol Lee (Johns Hopkins University)
Tirin Moore (Stanford University)
Shih-Wei Wu (National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan)
EPSCoR attention consortium

Alumni

Shiva Farashahi, Ph.D. (Graduate student 2014-2019; currently, postdoc at Flatiron Institute)
Peyman Khorsand, Ph.D. (Postdoc 2015-2018; currently, Algo trading lead quant at HSBC)
Pouya Sabouri, Ph.D. (Postdoc 2014-2015; currently, Postdoc at UT Southwestern Medical)
Mehran Spitmaan, Ph.D. (Graduate student 2016-2021; currently, postdoc at NYU)

Kaavya Adam ’14 (Undergraduate researcher 2013-2014)
Zohra Aslami ’18 (Undergraduate researcher 2015-2017; currently, medical student at Johns Hopkins)
Edward Camp ’18 (Undergraduate researcher 2017-2019)
Emily Chu ’17 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2017; Best Neuroscience Honors Thesis Award; Neuroscience High Honors; currently, medical student at UCLA)
Abigail Fralick ’23 (WISP intern)
Julia Grigorian ’21 (Junior research scholar)
Clara Guo ’17 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2017; currently, medical student at Yale School of Medicine)
Lauren Harris ’16 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2015; Nickerson Award; currently, PhD student at Florida State University) Carl Harris  ’21 (Undergraduate researcher 2019-2021)
Ruji Shao ’23 (WISP intern)
Elizabeth Hart ’19 (Undergraduate researcher 2016-2017)
Hannah Hoffman ’19 (Undergraduate researcher 2019)
Sophie Hoffman ’16 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2016)
Oihane Horno, M.S. (visiting Masters student 2015-2016; currently, Ph.D. candidate in Champalimaud Neuroscience Program)
Sydney House ’18 (Undergraduate researcher 2016-2017)
Deepak John ’18 (Undergraduate researcher 2015-2016);
Nina Kosowsky  ’21 (WISP intern)
Vivian Lee ’18 (WISP intern, Sophomore/Junior science scholar)
Lillian Laiks (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2015; currently, Ph.D. candidate in Texas A&M)
Janet Liu ’15 (Undergraduate researcher 2013-2014)
Jacqueline Maier ’15 (Undergraduate researcher 2013-2015; currently, medical student at SUNY Upstate)
Sada Nichols-Worley ’22 (WISP intern)
Venice Nomof ’19 (WISP intern, Sophomore science scholar)
May Nguyen ’18 (Junior science scholar)
Neelufar Raja  ’21 (WISP intern)
Katherine Rowe ’16 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2016; Best Neuroscience Honors Thesis Award; Best Neuroscience Thesis Presentation Award; Neuroscience High Honors; currently, medical student at Harvard University)
Maia Salholz-Hillel ’15 (Undergraduate researcher 2013-2014; currently, PhD student at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin)
Amirhossein Sharifzadeh ’18 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2015)
Chuanqi Sun ’15 (Undergraduate researcher 2013-2014)
Jack Terwilliger ’15 (Undergraduate researcher 2014-2015)
Lauren Tran  ’22 (WISP intern)
Jane Xu ’20 (WISP intern, Sophomore science scholar)

We are always seeking highly motivated individuals interested in understanding the brain using computational or experimental approaches. If you are interested, please send your CV and a brief statement of research interests to Alireza Soltani.