Our Experts

The Science of Learning Institute includes a broad network of scientists, practitioners, and educators with expertise spanning basic and applied sciences.

Dr. Michael Wolmetz

Senior Scientist, Intelligent Systems Group, Research & Exploratory Development Department, Applied Physics Laboratory
Applied Physics Laboratory

I am interested in applying advances in human neuroimaging, cognitive assessment, and machine learning to critical challenges faced by the Intelligence and Defense communities.

Dr. Dean Foster Wong

Professor, Department of Radiology and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
School of Medicine

My research uses PET scanning to uncover key insights into brain chemistry and to identify receptors for the major neurotransmitters.

Dr. Paul Worley

Professor, Department of Neuroscience
School of Medicine

I am interested in the molecular basis of learning and memory.

Dr. Steven Yantis (In Memoriam)

Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Yantis was interested in visual selective attention and cognitive control.

Dr. Alan Yuille

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Departments of Cognitive Science and Computer Science
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Whiting School of Engineering

I am interested in computational models of vision, mathematical models of cognition, and artificial intelligence and neural networks.

Dr. Kechen Zhang

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
School of Medicine, Whiting School of Engineering

I am interested in computational and theoretical neuroscience.