Ben Lahner

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Email: blahner (at) mit (dot) edu
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I am a fourth-year PhD student in MIT's Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) department and Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (CSAIL) lab at MIT, where I am advised by Aude Oliva. I am a computational neuroscientist where I study how both humans and machines process visual and auditory information. Towards this aim, I am actively engaged in the collection of human neuroimaging data (MEG and (f)MRI), the analysis of neural data, and the implementation of state-of-the-art machine learning and deep learning models. I have recent industry experience at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Microsoft, where I was able to apply these skills with a clinical focus and product focus, respectively.

Prior to joining MIT, I graduated from Boston University with a B.S. in biomedical engineering. While there, I was first introduced to the world of research through Professor Robert Reinhart and Professor John White. After graduating from Boston University, I joined MIT on a PhD track where I subsequently earned a M.S. degree in EECS in 2022.

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