Picture of Deniz Erdogmus Deniz Erdogmus
Electrical and Computer Engineering
409 Dana Research Center
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
Email: MyLastName@ece.neu.edu
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I direct the Cognitive Systems Laboratory (CSL). I don't spend time on websites.
{Our new lab page is under construction; the old one is outdated and will be phased out soon.}

CSL is part of the Signal Processing, Imaging, Reasoning, and Learning (SPIRAL) Group.
SPIRAL is a union of labs led by Dana Brooks, Pau Closas, Jennifer Dy, Deniz Erdogmus, Stratis Ioannidis, and Sarah Ostadabbas.

Curriculum Vitae {Usually accurate to within a year...}

    Scientific principles and methodology
    Ataturk {His principles have not been outdated, but if they do, he recommends we follow scientific principles.}

Current research areas include
    All theoretical aspects of statistical modeling and inference
        Dimension reduction
        Information fusion
        Interactive machine learning
        Principal surfaces, manifold learning
    Systems involving cooperation between human-cyber-physical components
        Brain computer interfaces (BCI) with EEG for communication and control
        Human-robot interaction especially in assistive contexts
        Transcranial current stimulation (TCS)
CSL Membership
    CSL Application Procedure - all candidates, please follow the steps described in this document
    CSL Instructions
- all CSL members are expected to observe

Current Members
James (Zephy) McKanna
        Sumientra Rampersad
PhD Students
Asieh Ahani
        Bruna Girvent
        Emre Onuk
        Fernando Quivira
        Hooman Nezamfar
Jamshid Sourati
Marzieh Haghighi
Matineh Shaker
Matt Higger
Mohammad (Sina) Moghadamfalahi
Paula Gonzalez-Navarro
        Sadegh Salehi
        Yeganeh Marghi
    MS Students
Amirali Haghayeghi
    Undergraduate Students
We regularly have undergrad students participate in research activities.
        The list changes faster than I can update my webpage.
        Please contact me if you are in Boston and would like to join us.
        See the CSL Application Procedure (link above) for more information.
    Visiting Scholars
No visiting scholars at this time.

Former Members
        Devrim Kaba (GE Global Research; Schenectady, NY)
        Umut Orhan (Human Centered Systems Lab at Honeywell; Seattle, WA)
        Murat Akcakaya (ECE Dept at University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA)
        Catherine Huang (Intel Research; Portland, OR)
    PhD Students
        Nastaran Ghadar (Draper Labs; Cambridge, MA)
Esra Ataer-Cansizoglu (MERL; Cambridge, MA)

        Sheng You (Presage Biosciences; Seattle, WA)
        Umut Orhan (Postdoc at CSL; Boston, MA)
        Tian Lan (Consultant in Silicon Valley; San Francisco, CA)
        Erhan Bas (Postdoc at
HHMI Janelia Farms; Ashburn, VA)
        Olexiy Kyrgyzov (Postdoc at LIST-CEA; Paris, France)
Catherine Huang (Postdoc at preCSL-OHSU; Portland, OR)
Umut Ozertem (Yahoo Research; Sunnyvale, CA)
    MS Students
        Golnaz Eftekhari (Researcher at BU-Medical; Boston MA)
        Haofu Liao (PhD Student at University of Rochester; Rochester, NY)
        Matt Higger (PhD Student at CSL; Boston, MA)
    Visiting Scholars
        Dr. Mujdat Cetin (Visited for sabbatical at MIT and NEU; Professor at Sabanci University; Istanbul, Turkey)
        Rongrong Fu (CSC Scholar; PhD Student at Northeastern University; ?, China)
        Jonas Myhre (PhD Student at the University of Tromso; Tromso, Norway)
        Dr. Bekir Dizdaroglu (Asst Prof at Karadeniz Technical University; Trabzon, Turkey)
        Dr. Jernej Zupanc (Visited as PhD Student Fulbright Scholar
, then Postdoc at the University of Ljubljana; Slovenia)
        Dr. Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer (Instructor at OHSU; Portland, OR)
        M. Fatih Talu (PhD Student at Firat University; Elazig, Turkey)

Open Positions {Jan 2016: Made 1 postdoc + 5 RA offers for 2016; no more offers in sight for a few months...}
    CSL strives to maintain a diverse productive group. The CSL Contract (in CSL Instructions) specifies expectations.
    We are always looking for exceptional new postdoctoral research associates and PhD student research assistants.
    International graduate student or postdoctoral visiting scholars: please follow the CSL Application Procedure.
    International visiting faculty: please provide your CV and explain how your visit will benefit you and CSL.
    US-based undergrads looking for research or internship opportunities: please follow the CSL Application Procedure.
    International/US undergrads looking for summer internships: Please apply to the ENTER program run by ECE.
    Note 1: I do not offer RA positions to MS students.
    Note 2: International visiting scholars need to demonstrate sufficient financial means in US visa application.

Some Old Materials
    Old Publications {outdated}
    Old Research Highlights {outdated}
    Old Publicity {outdated}

Last partial update on 8 March 2019