Center of Excellence for Learning in Education, Science and Technology A National Science Foundation Science of Learning Center

External Advisory and Scientific Review Board

The scientific aspects of CELEST’s research are evaluated by a panel of experts in computational and experimental neuroscience and brain-inspired technological applications, called the External Advisory and Scientific Review Board (EASRB).


  • Theodore Berger
    Theodore BergerUniversity of Southern CaliforniaDirector, Center for Neural Engineering
    David Packard Professor of Engineering
  • Joanne Berger-Sweeney
    Joanne Berger-SweeneyTrinity CollegePresident
  • Robert Desimone
    Robert DesimoneMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyProfessor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
    Director, McGovern Institute for Brain Research
  • Sarah Hawkins
    Sarah HawkinsUniversity of CambridgeDirector of Speech and Music Science
    Centre for Music and Science
  • Henry Markram
    Henry MarkramBrain Mind Institute, EPFL, Lausanne, SwitzerlandCo-Director, Brain Mind Institute
    Director, Center for Neuroscience & Technology
    Director, Blue Brain Project
  • Robert Pap
    Robert PapAccurate Automation CorporationPresident/Chairman of the Board
  • Charles Schroeder
    Charles SchroederNathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric ResearchProfessor of Psychiatry, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Jennie Si
    Jennie SiArizona State UniversityProfessor of Electrical Engineering
    Director, China Initiatives and Special Projects
    Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Affairs