APL Colloquium

September 13, 2024

Colloquium Topic: [DRAFT] The JHU BatLab


Colloquium Speaker: Cynthia Moss

Cynthia Moss is Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, with joint appointments in Neuroscience and Mechanical Engineering.  At Johns Hopkins, she directs the Comparative Neural Systems and Behavior Laboratory, aka the Bat Lab. Moss received a B.S. (summa cum laude) from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a Ph.D. from Brown University.  She was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Tübingen, Germany, and a Research Fellow at Brown University before joining the faculty at Harvard University.  At Harvard, Moss received the Phi Beta Kappa teaching award and was named the Morris Kahn Associate Professor. She also received the National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award.  She later moved to the University of Maryland, where she was a Professor in the Department of Psychology and Institute for Systems Research.  At Maryland, Moss served as Director of the interdepartmental graduate program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science.  She was recognized in 2010 with the University of Maryland Regents Faculty Award for Research and Creativity.  In 2014, Moss joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins University, where she enjoys teaching and research collaborations with students, postdocs and faculty in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Whiting School of Engineering, and the School of Medicine.  Her recent awards include the Hartmann Award in Auditory Neuroscience (2017), the James McKeen Cattell Award (2018) and the Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize (2019).  She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Acoustical Society of America and the International Society for Neuroethology.