Team Members

We are looking for new graduate and undergraduate students to join the team !

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Principal Investigator

Graduate Students

Maddie Toman

Graduate Research Assistant
email: maddie99@vt.edu
www: <>

  • Ph.D. Student (Advisor - Dr. Rose Wesche)

Mahmut Sami G├╝rdal

Graduate Student
email: msgurdal@vt.edu
www: <>

  • Ph.D. Student (Temporary Advisor - Dr. Koeun Choi)

Undergraduate Students

Jordan Teel

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: jteel@vt.edu

  • Fall 2021-Present, Senior (Major - Clinical Neuroscience; Minor - Spanish)

Yullie Kwak

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: yulliek@vt.edu

  • Fall 2021, Spring, Summer 2022-Present, Senior (Major - Cognitive Behavioral Neuroscience, Human Development; Minor - Psychology, Adaptive Brain and Behavior)

Laura Zhang Zhang

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: laurazhang@vt.edu

  • Spring, Summer 2022-Present, Senior (Major - Human Development)

Sebastian Ballesteros

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Field Study)
email: sebastianb@vt.edu

  • Fall 2022-Present, Junior (Major - Human Development)

Angel Appiadu-Manu

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: appiadumanuangel@vt.edu

  • Fall 2022-Present, Senior (Major - Biochemistry; Minor - French)

Alina Tseng

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: alinawt@vt.edu

  • Fall 2022-Present, Senior (Major - Human Development; Minor - Psychology, Human Computer Interaction)

Maggie Ashley

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: maggieashley@vt.edu

  • Fall 2022-Present, Junior (Major - Human Development)

Zainab Shamim

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: zainab@vt.edu

  • Fall 2022-Present, Senior (Major - English, Literature Track; Minor - Psychology)

Yilin Liu

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Developer)
email: liupp@vt.edu

  • Fall 2022-Present, Senior (Major - Computer Engineering)

Rahul Bhamidipati

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Developer)
email: rahulnb@vt.edu

  • Fall 2022(Major - Computer Engineering)

Lauren Meier

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: lmeier23@vt.edu

  • Spring2023-Present, Senior (Major - Clinical Neuroscience and Psychology)

Lab Alumni - Lab Affiliates

Eunkyung Lucy Shin

Graduate Research Assistant - Fall 2018, Spring, Summer, Fall 2019, Spring 2020
email: shinek@vt.edu
www: https://fbri.vtc.vt.edu/people-directory/postdoctoral-associates/shin.html

  • Ph.D. (Advisor - Dr. Cindy Smith)
  • Postdoctoral Associate at the Fralin Biomedical Research Center at VTC

Jessica Resor

Graduate Research Assistant - Fall 2019, Spring, Summer, 2020
email: jmresor@vt.edu
www: https://blogs.lt.vt.edu/hdgradstudents/meet-our-graduate-students/2018-cohort/

  • Ph.D. (Advisor - Dr. Erika Grafsky)

Lab Alumni - Undergraduate Students

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Ashleigh Bedwell, Sara Belay, Rhea Bhatia, Eva Grumbine, Valerie Salmon, Ally Copeland, Caroline Kammer, Molly Simek, Bethany Grocock, Katie Johnson, Eman Ayaz, Anvitha Metpally, Ally Copeland, Taylor Covington, Ava Bir, Michelle Tran, Martha Drapac, Naheda Nassan, Julia Ricci, Breanne De Vera, Ava Morris, Julia Place, Ursilia Beckles, Luke Janoschka, Sraavya Gudavalli, Richard Martinez