Byron Yu

Career Development Prof, Biomedical Engineering and Electrical & Comp Engr at Carnegie Mellon University College of Engineering
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Byron received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley in 2001. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering in 2003 and 2007, respectively, from Stanford University. From 2007 to 2009, he was a postdoctoral fellow jointly in Electrical Engineering and Neuroscience at Stanford University and at the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London. He then joined the faculty of Carnegie Mellon University in 2010, where he is an Associate Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering and the Gerard G. Elia Career Development Professor.

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  • Studies like these increase our basic scientific understanding of how the brain works. Many brain disorders involve a breakdown of communication between brain areas. This pioneering work could lead to novel treatments for such disorders, and even help us develop new methods to aid brain development and ways to learn.

    14 April 2022
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