The CSNE is pleased to announce the addition of Ms. Kristen Bergsman as the CSNE Precollege Education Manager. Kristen will be responsible for coordinating the CSNE Research Experience for Teachers, Young Scholars Program and Informal Science Education programs and for integrating these programs and resources across institutions. Dr. Lise Johnson will continue on as the CSNE University Education Manager.
The Division of Graduate Education at the National Science Foundation challenges science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) graduate students across the nation to submit innovative ideas to prepare them for tomorrow's opportunities and challenges.
Who: Currently enrolled STEM graduate students (see additional eligibility criteria)
The CSNE participated in the University of Washington Engineering Discovery Days on April 20, 2012. Lise Johnson (CSNE Education Manager), Eric Chudler (CSNE Executive Director) and graduate students Devapratim Sarma and Brian Mogen spent the day speaking with many precollege students about neural engineering. In the photographs below, Dev and Lise demonstrate the P300 speller.
Dr. Andrew Williams (CSNE member and director of the Humanoid Engineering and Robot Systems Lab at Spelman College) attended a national convocation that highlighted best practices for improving science, technology, engineering and math education. At the meeting, Dr. Williams exhibited one of the robots used by students participating in the Spelman College "Spelbots" program. In the photo, Dr.
Dr. Lise Johnson has been hired as the CSNE Education Manager. Dr. Johnson received her BS degree (Physics) from the University of Oklahoma and her PhD (Biomedical Engineering) from the University of Arizona. She is currently a post-doctoral researcher in the laboratory of Dr.
The CSNE education team, with representatives from the University of Washington, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, San Diego State University and Southwestern College, gathered in Seattle on July 26, 2011 for the first CSNE Education Summit. The team met to discuss how CSNE precollege, undergraduate and graduate education programs will interact with CSNE research labs and industry partners. Discussion also focused on methods that will be used to evaluate the success of the education programs.
The Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) will conduct a one day Education Summit on the University of Washington campus on July 26, 2011, to plan and coordinate the education and outreach activities of the Center. Representatives from the CSNE education teams at the University of Washington, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and San Diego State University will attend. If you are part of the CSNE and have an interest in the precollege, undergraduate and graduate education missions of the center, you are welcome to attend.