Dr. Andrés Buxó-Lugo

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology at University of Maryland

Research interests: prosody in speech, language production and cognition

Dr. Paulo Carvalho

Research Scientist, Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University

Research interests: attention in learning, memory, learning theories

Dr. Nichol Castro

Assistant Professor, Department of Communicative Disorders and Sciences at University at Buffalo

Research interests: word organization in memory, word retrieval, network structure

Dr. Derek Zhiyuan Cheng

Staff Software Engineer and Tech Lead Manager, Google

Research interests: data mining and modeling, information retrieval and the Web, machine intelligence

Dr. Julia Hyland Bruno

Presidential Scholar, Center for Science and Society at Columbia University

Research interests: zebra finch vocal learning, social communication

Dr. Eduardo Mercado

Director, Center for Cognitive Science; Professor, Department of Psychology at University at Buffalo

Research interests: cortical plasticity, animal bioacoustics, learning in ASD individuals

Christina Perazio

Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at University of New England; Doctoral Candidate, Evolution, Ecology and Behavior at University at Buffalo

Research interests: behavioral ecology, conservation behavior, humpback whale communication and the effects of noise

Hilary Kates Varghese

Doctoral Student, Oceanography at University of New Hampshire

Research interests: animal communication in the ocean, effects of anthropogenic noise on marine life

Dr. Maria Zapetis

Postdoctoral Associate, National Marine Mammal Foundation

Research interests: bottlenose dolphin communication, conservation biology, acoustic impacts on marine wildlife

Workshop Coordinator

Dr. Karen Chow

Assistant Director, Center for Cognitive Science at University at Buffalo