People

Lab PI

Chris Summerfield
Chris is the lab PI. He is Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, and a Research Scientist at Deepmind

Postdocs and Fellows

Sophie Arana
Sophie completed her PhD with Peter Hagoort and Jan Mathijs Schoffelen at Donders.
Mira Dumbaska
Mira completed her PhD in Oxford and is now a postdoc funded by Schmidt Futures.
Jessica Thompson
Jess completed her PhD with Yoshua Bengio at MILA
Timo is now a postdoc working
in the Saxe Lab but we still see him around a lot!
Aniruddh Galgali
Aniruddh completed his PhD with Valerio Mante at ETH Zurich.

Jacques Pesnot-Lerousseau
Jacques completed his PhD with Benjamin Morillon and joins us on a fellowship from Fondation pour l’audition

PhD students and Research Assistants

Lukas Braun
Lukas is a 3rd year PhD
student co-supervised
by Andrew Saxe
Ellie Holton
Ellie is a 3rd year PhD student co-supervised by Jill O’Reilly
Emilia Piwek
Emilia is a 4th year PhD student co-supervised by Mark Stokes
Denis Lan
Denis is a first year PhD student co-supervised by Laurence Hunt
Leonie Glitz
Leonie is a 3rd year PhD student supported by the Clarendon Fund. She is cosupervised by Helen Barron
Jirko Rubruck
Jirko is a first year PhD student
funded by the ESRC.
Kai Sandrbink
Kai is a 2nd year PhD student
co-supervised by Simon Stringer
Carla Zoe Cremer
Zoe is a second
year PhD
student funded by the FHI
Zilu Liang
Zilu is a second year
PhD student
Aeron Laffere
Aeron is a 3rd year PhD student
primarily supervised by Armin Lak

Alumni (PhD students / RAs)

Elizabeth Michael
Lizzie defended her PhD in 2015. She is now a Henry Wellcome fellow in Cambridge.
Dan Bang
Dan defended his PhD in 2015. He is now a Lundbeck Foundation Fellow at Aarhus University
Jan Balaguer
Jan defended his PhD in 2018. He is now a research engineer
with Deepmind.
Hannah Tickle
Hannah defended her PhD in 2018. She is now a data scientist
at Trainline London.
Santiago Herce-Castanon
Santiago defended his PhD in 2018. He is now a researcher at the National Autonomous University of Mexico
Hildward Vandormael
Hil defended his PhD in 2017. He is now working as a data scientist for the University of Oxford.
Vickie Li
Vickie defended her PhD in 2019. She is now working as a data scientist for Faculty AI.
Ron Dekker
Ron defended in 2021. He is now a postdoc in the lab of Mingbo Cai in Tokyo
Fabrice Luyckx
Fabrice defended his PhD in 2020. He is now working as a data scientist for Massive Media in Ghent.
Fabian was an RA in the lab in 2019-20 after graduating from Oxford. He is now a graduate student at ETH Zurich.

Alumni (postdocs)

Vincent de Gardelle
Vincent is now a tenured CNRS researcher at the Sorbonne, Paris.
Valentin Wyart
Valentin is now a tenured INSERM researcher at the ENS, Paris.
Alejo Nevado-Holgado
Alejo is now a PI in the psychiatry department in Oxford.
Annabelle Blangero
Annabelle is now a data scientist for OCTO technology (Paris)
Konstantinos Tsetsos
Kos is now a PI at the
University of Bristol
Bernhard Spitzer
Bernie is now a PI at the Centre for Adaptive Rationality (Berlin

Andreas Jarvstad
Andreas is now a faculty member
in the department of psychology
at City University
Yinan Cao
Yinan is now a postdoc with Konstantinos Tsetsos in Hamburg.
Stephanie Nelli
Steph is now a tenure-track assistant professor in Cognitive Science at Occidental College in LA
Paul Muhle-Karbe
Paul is now an associate professor at Birmingham University.
Hamed Nili
Hamed is now a
postdoctoral
researcher at UKE Hamburg
Hannah Sheahan
Hannah is now a research engineer
at Deepmind
Paula Parpart
Paula is now teaching methods in data science
Andrew Saxe
Andrew is now a PI at
UCL’s Gatsby Unit on a Henry Dale Fellowship.
Neil Garrett
Neil is now an associate
professor at UEA
Keno Juechems
Keno is now a research scientist
at Limbic AI