Core Faculty

Doug Crawford, Scientific Director, Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA)

Distinguished Research Professor in Neuroscience
Canada Research Chair in Visuomotor Neuroscience
Neuroscience Graduate Diploma Program, Faculty of Health
Departments of Psychology, Kinesiology & Health Sciences, Faculty of Health
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science

Affiliations
Member, York Centre for Vision Research,
Brain in Action CREATE/IRTG Program,
Canadian Action and Perception Network (CAPnet)

Areas of interest
Visuospatial Memory, Eye Movements, Visuomotor Control; Neurophysiology,
Neuroimaging, Brain Stimulation, Psychophysics, Computational Modeling

Contact
Email: jdc@yorku.ca
Website: http://www.yorku.ca/jdc

Richard Wildes, Associate Director, Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA)

Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering

Affiliations
Member, York Centre for Vision Research
Member, Centre for Innovation in Computing @ Lassonde

Areas of interest
Spatiotemporal analysis of visual information; motion analysis, binocular vision

Contact
Email: wildes@cse.yorku.ca
Website: http://www.cse.yorku.ca/~wildes/

Robert Allison

Professor and Interim Vice-Dean
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering
Graduate Program in Psychology

Affiliations
Member, York Centre for Vision Research
Member, Centre for Innovation in Computing @ Lassonde

Areas of interest
Virtual reality; stereopsis; 3D film

Contact
Email: allison@cse.yorku.ca
Website: percept.eecs.yorku.ca

Michael Brown

Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering

Affiliations
Member, York Centre for Vision Research

Areas of interest
Computer vision; image processing; computer graphics

Contact
Email: mbrown@eecs.yorku.ca
Website: eecs.yorku.ca/~mbrown

Marcus Brubaker

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering

Affiliations
Member, York Centre for Vision Research

Areas of interest
Computer vision; machine learning; computational biology

Contact
Email: mab@eecs.yorku.ca
Websites: http://www.eecs.yorku.ca/~mab

James Elder

Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health

Affiliations
Member, York Centre for Vision Research
Director, NSERC CREATE Training Program in Data Analytics & Visualization

Areas of interest
Computer vision; human vision; psychophysics; perceptual organization; segmentation; contour processing; shape representation; natural scene statistics; attentive vision systems; camera calibration/rectification; single-view 3D reconstruction; face detection; person re-identification; crowd analytics; traffic analytics

Contact
Email: jelder@yorku.ca
Websites: www.yorku.ca/jelder; www.elderlab.yorku.ca

Mazyar Fallah

Associate Dean, Research & Innovation, Faculty of Health
School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Faculty of Health
Graduate Programs in Kinesiology and Psychology, Faculty of Health
Graduate Program in Biology, Faculty of Science
Neuroscience Graduate Diploma Program

Affiliations
Centre for Vision Research
Canadian Action and Perception Network (CAPnet)

Areas of interest
Attention, Perception, Cognition, Oculomotor, Vision, Feature Integration, Psychophysics, EEG

Contact
Email: mfallah@yorku.ca
Website: http://www.yorku.ca/vpalab

Laurence Harris

Professor
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health
Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science

Affiliations
Director, York Centre for Vision Research
Associate Member, YU-Care

Areas of interest
Multisensory, vestibular, body representation, psychophysics, orientation, gravity

Contact
Email: harris@yorku.ca
Websites: www.yorku.ca/harris

Denise Henriques

Associate Professor
School of Kinesiology & Health Science, Faculty of Health
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health

Affiliations
Member, Centre for Vision Research
Associate Member, YU-CARE

Areas of interest
Movement; neuroscience; sensory; vision

Contact
Email: deniseh@yorku.ca
Website: http://www.yorku.ca/deniseh

Kari Hoffman

Associate Professor
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science

Affiliations
Member, York Centre for Vision Research

Areas of interest
Perception, learning, memory, neural oscillations, cell assemblies

Contact
Email: khoffman@yorku.ca
Website: http://www.yorku.ca/khoffman

Michael Jenkin

Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering

Affiliations
Director, York Centre for Field Robotics
Member, York Centre for Vision Research
Member, Centre for Innovation in Computing @ Lassonde

Areas of interest
Visually guided autonomous systems; virtual reality; computer vision

Contact
Email: jenkin@cse.yorku.ca
Website: www.cse.yorku.ca/~jenkin

Matthew Kyan

Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering

Affiliations
Member, Centre for Vision Research

Areas of interest
Biologically inspired models for learning & pattern recognition; multimedia signal processing; rich-media search, summarization & retrieval; knowledge-assisted visualization; immersive environments and mixed reality

Contact
Email: mkyan@cse.yorku.ca
Website: http://eecs.lassonde.yorku.ca/faculty/matthew-kyan/

Shayna Rosenbaum

Associate Professor
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science

Affiliations
Member, Centre for Vision Research
Associate Member, YU-Care
VISTA York Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience and Memory
Associate Scientist, Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest
Member, Board of Trustees, Ontario Science Centre
Member, New College of Artists, Scholars and Scientists, Royal Society of Canada

Areas of Interest
Medial temporal lobe, prefrontal cortex, patient-lesion method, functional neuroimaging, spatial memory, episodic memory, decision-making

Contact
Email: shaynar@yorku.ca
Website: www.yorku.ca/shaynar/contact.html

Lauren Sergio

Professor
School of Kinesiology and Health Science, Faculty of Health
Graduate Program, Department of Psychology

Affiliations
Member, York Centre for Vision Research
Associate Member, YU-Care
Neuroscience Graduate Diploma Program
York University Sport Medicine Team
Research Affiliate, Southlake Regional Health Centre

Areas of Interest
Motor control, eye-hand coordination, MRI, neurophysiology, cognitive-motor integration, aging, concussion, elite skill

Contact
Email: lsergio@yorku.ca
Website: www.yorku.ca/lsergio

Jennifer Steeves

Associate Professor
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science

Affiliations
Director, York MRI Facility
Member, York Centre for Vision Research

Areas of Interest
MRI, TMS, scene perception, eye enucleation, monocular vision

Contact
Email: steeves@yorku.ca
Websites: http://www.steeves.lab.yorku.ca; http://www.yorku.ca/steeves

Dale Stevens

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health

Affiliations
Member, Centre for Vision Research
Associate Member, YU-Care

Areas of Interest
Cognitive neuroscience, cognitive aging

Contact
Email: stevensd@yorku.ca
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/canlabyorku

John Tsotsos, FRSC FCIAR

Distinguished Research Professor of Vision Science
Canada Research Chair in Computational Vision
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering

Affiliations
Member, York Centre for Vision Research
Member, York Centre for Field Robotics
Member, Centre for Innovation in Computing @ Lassonde
Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
Adjunct Professor, Department of Opthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto

Areas of Interest
Computational vision; human vision; visual attention; visual cognition; active perception; mobile robotics; artificial intelligence

Contact
Email: tsotsos@cse.yorku.ca
Website: http://www.cse.yorku.ca/~tsotsos

Graham Wakefield

Assistant Professor
Canada Research Chair (Tier II)
Department of Computational Arts; Department of Visual Art & Art History, School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD)
Graduate Program in Computer Science & Engineering, Lassonde School of Engineering
Graduate Program in Visual Arts, AMPD
Graduate Program in Film, AMPD

Affiliations
Member, Centre for Vision Research
The Living Architecture Systems Group (SSHRC Partnership, http://livingarchitecturesystems.com)
Member, Sensorium (http://sensorium.info.yorku.ca)

Areas of Interest
Interactive generative art; virtual reality; augmented reality; software engineering; artificial life; data visualization; sound synthesis & computer music; live coding

Contact
Email: grrraaa@yorku.ca
Websites: http://worldmaking.github.io; http://www.artificialnature.net

Laurie Wilcox

Professor
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health

Affiliations
Member, York Centre for Vision Research
Graduate Program in Biology, Faculty of Science

Areas of Interest
Stereopsis; depth perception; 3D; displays; image quality

Contact
Email: lwilcox@yorku.ca
Website: http://wilcoxlab.yorku.ca

Thilo Womelsdorf

Associate Professor
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science

Affiliations
Member, York Centre for Vision Research
Adjunct Research Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Western University

Areas of Interest
Cognitive neuroscience

Contact
Email: thiwom@yorku.ca
Website: attentionlab.ca/doku.php

Jianhong Wu

Distinguished Research Professor
Canada Research Chair in Industrial and Applied Mathematics (Tier I)
Laboratory for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (LIAM)
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science

Affiliations
Member, Centre for Vision Research
Director, York Institute for Health Research
Member, Centre for Innovation in Computing @ Lassonde

Areas of Interest
Delay differential equations; dynamical systems; neural networks; disease modelling; data analytics

Contact
Email: wujh@mathstat.yorku.ca
Websites: http://liam.lab.yorku.ca;