VISTA Trainees

The VISTA Training Scholarship and Awards provide financial support to high-caliber scholars doing research that is aligned with the VISTA program under the supervision of a VISTA Core or Associate Member. VISTA supports interdisciplinary training programs across its core fields and will support training opportunities with partners in industry and public service that will enhance the student experience.

Trainee Supervisor and Project
JongJin (John) Kim
York University
Psychology
Laurence Harris

Perception of object location during motion in a virtual reality display

Abbas Masoumzadeh Tork
York University
Computer Science
Marcus Brubaker

An automated online benchmark for single-particle cryo-EM

Sohrab Salimian
York University
Biology
Doug Crawford and Richard Wildes

Neural Network Modelling Approach to Allocentric Coding of Gaze Goals

Maryam Taheri-Shirazi
York University
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
James Elder

Bio-Inspired Visuomotor Control Algorithms for Attentive Machine Vision Systems

Trainee Supervisor and Project
Gifty Asare
York University
Psychology
Mazyar Fallah

A network analysis of the impact of color hierarchy on executive functions

Robert Codd-Downey
York University
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Michael Jenkin

Vision-based diver-robot interaction at depth 

Katherine Newman
York University
Psychology
W. Dale Stevens

Modulation of large-scale brain systems using network-based neuroimaging and non-invasive brain stimulation to understand and improve goal-directed cognition and action

Jennifer Ruttle
York University
Psychology
Denise Henriques

Time course of motor learning under various conditions

He Zhao
York University
Computer Science
James Elder

Deep, adaptive, 3D-aware visual traffic analytics at intersections

Fellow Supervisor and Project
Krista Anne Ehinger 
York University
Computer Science
James Elder

Monocular depth edge perception in natural scenes

Zhong Xu Liu 
York University
Cognitive Neuroscience
Shayna Rosenbaum

Contributions of basic visual processing to spatial memory

Abhijith Punnappurath
York University
Computer Science
Michael Brown

Motion blur perception in images and videos