Neuro-Electronics Research Flanders

Alexandre Pouget to receive Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences

26 April 2016

The Carnegie Mellon University will award the fourth annual Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences to NERF Scientific Advisory Board member Alexandre Pouget. Alexandre Pouget is professor of basic neuroscience at the University of Geneva and a renowned expert in neural coding and spatial representations, who has revolutionized the use of uncertainty to explain how the brain functions based on statistical principles. He supports NERF as Board member since 2014. 

The Carnegie Prize, given by the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC) and funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, recognizes trailblazers in the mind and brain sciences whose research has helped advance the field and its applications.

The NERF team congratulates Professor Pouget wholeheartedly. 

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