Carnegie Mellon University

Leadership

Director

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Dr. Barbara Shinn-Cunningham

Director, Neuroscience Institute
George A. and Helen Dunham Cowan Professor of Auditory Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, Psychology, and Electrical & Computer Engineering

Steering Committee

Marlene BehrmannThomas S. Baker University Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience

Aryn Gittis, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

Bin He, Department Head, Biomedical Engineering

Martial Hebert, Director, Robotics Institute

Rob Kass, Maurice Falk Professor of Statistics & Computational Neuroscience

Roberta Klatzky, Charles J. Queenan Jr. Professor of Psychology, Professor of Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction

Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, George A. and Helen Dunham Cowan Professor of Auditory Neuroscience; Director, Neuroscience Institute

Gerry Balbier, Executive Director, Neuroscience Institute

Get Involved

Become a Faculty Affiliate

CMU Faculty who are interested in becoming involved in the Neuroscience Institute should contact Dr. Barbara Shinn-Cunningham. Please include your CV and a brief description of your work in neuroscience. 

Become a Student

Learn more about our training programs and how to apply. We offer multiple graduate programs as well as non-degree granting and undergraduate options.

Become a Postdoc

Applications for the NI Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship Program are due in spring of each year. 

Attend an Event

Many of our talks are free and open to the public. Check out our calendar.

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Become a Donor

We aim to significantly expand our research footprint into new areas of neuroscience at the boundary of our existing strengths. Your gift to the Carnegie Mellon Neuroscience Institute expresses your commitment to our vision.