We are happy to announce "ZenFest", a One Day Event on Friday, May 20, 2016 to commemorate the retirement of Dr. Zenon Pylyshyn (Board of Governors Professor of Cognitive Science and Psychology), to honor him on his distinguished scholarly career, and thank him for his past leadership of the Center.
The event will feature guest speakers, discussion, and opportunities for informal conversation among cognitive scientists.
It will be held at the Busch Student Center, Center Hall [studentcenters.rutgers.edu], 604 Bartholomew Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854.
It will begin at 9:00am and will end with a buffet dinner at the Busch Student Center, Room 174 for confirmed attendees only. The cost to attend this dinner is $75.
Dr. Rochel Gelman recognized as one of 100 Eminent Behavioral and Brain Scientists in new book
Dr. Rochel Gelman is one of 100 scientists recognized in a new book, coming out soon titled “Scientists Making a Difference: One Hundred Eminent Behavioral and Brain Scientists Talk about Their Most Important Contributions”.
Dr. Gelman is featured in Part IV. Development: How We Change Over Time, Chapter 43 "Gelman, Rochel. Real Representations in Two Dimensions."
Congratulations to Dr. Dimitris Metaxas for being elevated to IEEE Fellow
Congratulations to Dr. Dimitris Metaxas for being elevated to IEEE Fellow effective Jan 1 2016 for contributions to computer vision, medical image analysis, and sparse learning methods.
From IEEE: “Recognizing the achievements of its members is an important part of the mission of the IEEE. Each year, following a rigorous evaluation procedure, the IEEE Fellow Committee recommends a select group of recipients for elevation to IEEE Fellow. Less than 0.1% of voting members are selected annually for this member grade elevation.”
This is a great honor and achievement. Congratulations!