Visiting Scholars and Trainees

The VISTA Visiting Scholar/Trainee program provides travel support for high-caliber scholars and trainees collaborating on interdisciplinary research in biological and computational vision. The program promotes and expands long-term national and international collaborative relationships in vision science.

Visitor Host and Project
Dr. Denise Henriques
York University
Department of Kinesiology and Health Science
Ludwig-Maximilians Universitat (LMU), Germany (A. Straube and T. Eggert)

Facilitating visuomotor learning and retention in healthy and neurologically damaged adults

Dr. Ryan Canolty
University of Houston, Texas
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
York University (Dr. Thilo Womelsdorf)

Exploring sparse coding algorithms for efficient visual image decomposition and for flexible representations in neuronal populations during visual attention.

Visitor Host and Project
Dr. Nils-Alexander Bury
York University
Department of Psychology
(Supervisor Dr. Laurence Harris)
German Sport University, Cologne, Institute of Physiology and Anatomy (Dr. Otmar Bock)

The Influence of Gravity on the Perception of Self-Motion in Simulated Weightlessness by Water Immersion.

Isma Hadji
York University
Department of Computer Science
(Supervisor Dr. Rick Wildes)
2018 International Computer Vision Summer School, Sicily, Italy
Yiming Qian
York University
Department of Computer Science
(Supervisor Dr. James Elder)
University of Utah, School of Computing (Dr. Srikumar Ramalingam)

LS-3D: Single-View Gestalt 3D Surface Reconstruction from Manhattan Lines Segments.

Jena Velji-Ibrahim
York University
Department of Kinesiology and Health Science
(Supervisor Dr. Doug Crawford)
University of Trento, Department of Psychology and Cognitive Sciences (Dr. Simona Monaco)

Feedback connections between primary visual cortex and motor correlates underlying action preparation.

Yue Wang
Dalian University of Technology
School of Information and Communication Engineering
(Supervisor Dr. Huchuan Lu)
York University, Department of Computer Science (Dr. James Elder)

Counting objects per category.