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The Applied Neuroscience team comprises scientists and engineers with a broad base of knowledge spanning many disciplines, including:

  • Systems neuroscience
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Cognitive science
  • Social neuroscience
  • Psychology
  • Human performance
  • Brain–computer interfaces
  • Neural prosthetics
  • Neuromorphic hardware
  • Neuro-inspired algorithms

The team works collaboratively within and across APL sectors and with other local and national universities, including The Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University, the University of Chicago, the University of Pittsburgh, and Caltech, among others. A partial list of team members appears below:

Dr. Mark Chevillet (Program Manager)

Mark Chevillet is the program manager for the Applied Neuroscience Portfolio at APL. Dr. Chevillet leads a talented and experienced team of scientists, engineers, and clinicians in research efforts focused on understanding, predicting, and enhancing the performance of our intelligence analysts and warfighters by developing new applications in the areas of neuromimetic computer algorithms, brain–computer interface technologies, and neural assessments of human task performance. He has extensive background in systems and cognitive neuroscience, with expertise in the use of noninvasive neuroimaging, psychophysics, and computational modeling methods. He received a B.S. in physics with a minor in mathematics from Washington State University as well as a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Georgetown University.