Zhong Ming Liu

Zhongming Liu

Principal Investigator, Associate Professor

Ph.D. University of Minnesota; M.S., B.S., Zhejiang University

Ulrich Scheven

Ulrich Scheven

Associate Research Scientist


Ph.D., Princeton University; B.A. University of California at Berkeley

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Ashley Cornett

Lab manager, Biomedical Engineering

M.S. University of Michigan, B.S. Hawaii Pacific University

Xiaoyin Wu

Research Specialist, Biomedical Engineering

M.D. Henan Medical College

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Rodrigo Lobos

Postdoctoral Associate, co-advised by Doug Noll, Jeff Fessler


Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California

Xiaokai Wang

Xiaokai Wang

PhD Student in Biomedical Engineering

M.S., Johns Hopkins University; B.S., Zhejiang University

Minkyu Choi

PhD Student in Electrical and Computer Engineering

M.S. Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology; B.S. Yonsei University;

Fatimah Alkaabi

PhD student in Biomedical Engineering

M.S. University of Michigan; B.S. Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University

Siyi Chen

PhD Student in Electrical and Computer Engineering, co-advised by Qing Qu

B.S., Shanghai Jiao Tong University & University of Michigan

Owen MacKenzie

PhD Student in Biomedical Engineering

B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Duke University

Wenxin Hu

PhD Student in Biomedical Engineering

B.S. in Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University

Chenwei Wu

PhD Student in Electrical and Computer Engineering, co-advised by Liyue Shen

M.S. Harvard University; B.S. University of Rochester

Former Graduate Students or Postdoc Trainees

Kuan Han, PhD, 2023
From brain science to AI and back
Research Scientist, TikTok US

Yizhen Zhang, PhD, 2021
Grounding language learning in vision for artificial intelligence and brain research
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California San Francisco

Jiayue Cao, PhD, 2021
Mapping and modulating the stomach-brain neuroaxis
Research Associate, University of Michigan

Jung-Hoon Kim, PhD, 2020
Representation learning of fMRI data using variational auto-encoderĀ 
Research Associate, Children’s National Hospital

Kun-Han Lu, PhD, 2019 
Magnetic resonance imaging guided neuromodulation of gastric physiology
Postdoctoral Associate, Purdue University

Lauren Lynch, MD/PhD, 2018
Functional organization of the brain at rest and during complex tasks
Endocrinology Fellow, Columbia University Medical Center

Haiguang Wen, PhD, 2018
Neural encoding and decoding with deep learning for dynamic natural vision
Senior Research Scientist, NVIDIA

Chih Hsuan Tsai, MS, 2022
Characterizing electromechanical coupling of the rat stomach
Systems Engineering, Endra Life Sciences

Steven Oleson, MS, 2018
In vivo tracing of the vagal projections to the brain with manganese enhanced magnetic resonance imaging
Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman

Nishant Babaria, MS, 2018
MR-compatible electrophysiology recording system for multimodal imaging
Electronics Engineer, Sandia National Laboratory

Junxing Shi, MS, 2017
Modeling cortical visual processing with recurrent neural network
Data Scientist, MX Capital

Jun Young Jeong, MS, 2016
Analysis of structural and functional brain networks
Research Engineer, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute

Shao-Chin Hung, Postdoc, 2015
Cortical responses to naturalistic movies
Postdoctoral Associate, New York University