H. Sebastian Seung
Professor of Computational Neuroscience, MIT
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Sebastian Seung studied theoretical physics with David Nelson at Harvard University and completed postdoctoral training with Haim Sompolinsky at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Before joining the MIT faculty, he was a member of the Theoretical Physics Department at Bell Laboratories. He is also External Member of the Max Planck Society, and has been a Packard Fellow, Sloan Fellow, McKnight Scholar, and PopTech Science Fellow. He is an avid squash player, and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.