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)

Ursilia Beckles

Undergraduate Research Assistant
email: ubeckles@vt.edu

  • Spring 2022-Present, Senior (Major - English with Pre-Education option; Minor - Honors Minor)

Luke Janoschka

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

  • Spring 2022-Present, Senior (Major - Computer Science)

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)

Sraavya Gudavalli

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

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

Rahul Bhamidipati

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

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

Yilin Liu

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

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

Aniruddh Chauhan

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Developer)
email: aniruddh2002@vt.edu

  • Fall 2022-Present, Junior (Major - ECE)

Jacob Miller

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Developer)
email: jacobtm24@vt.edu

  • Fall 2022-Present, Junior (Major - ECE)

Richard Martinez

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Developer)
email: rmartinez21@vt.edu

  • Fall 2022-Present, Sophomore (Major - Computer Engineering; Minors - Computer Science, Mathematics)

Mason Young

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

  • Fall 2022-Present, Senior (Major - Computer Engineering focusing on Software Systems and Networking and Cybersecurity)

Aaryan Mehra

Undergraduate Research Assistant (Developer)
email: aaryanmehra2001@vt.edu

  • Fall 2022-Present, Senior (Major - Machine Learning; Minor - Computer Science)

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