Summer GRA Winners Announced

March 28, 2017
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Summer Graduate Research Award Winners Announced!

The Center of Cognitive and Brain Sciences, together with participating faculty and departments, held its annual competition for the Summer GRA in the Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences. GRAs will be awarded to each of the following recipients for Summer 2017!

Congratulations to the following recipients:

 

 

Lifeng Jin 

Proposal: Help training better doctors: deep paraphrase detection with semi-supervision for virtual patients      

  • Home Department: Linguistics 
  • Advisor: William Schuler  
  • Visiting Department: Computer Science and Engineering         
  • Visiting Advisor: Eric Fosler-Lussier

Zack Jones

Proposal: Processing indexical phonetic variability in children

  • Home Department: Linguistics
  • Advisor: Cynthia Clopper
  • Visiting Deparment: Psychology          
  • Visiting Advisor: Laura Wagner

Katherine Miller

Proposal: Worlds Apart: Children’s Perceptual Capabilities with a Near Accent and a Distant Dialect

  • Home Department: Speech and Hearing
  • Home Advisor: Rachael Frush Holt
  • Visiting Department: Psychology        
  • Visiting Advisor: Laura Wagner

Ramprakash Srinivasan

Proposal: A Common Neural Basis for Production, Recalling and Perception of Facial Actions in Humans

  • Home Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Home Advisor: Aleix Martinez
  • Visiting Department: Psychology
  • Visiting Advisor: Julie Golomb

 Jordan Vasko

Proposal: Parameter Optimization for a Technique to Segregate Speech from Noise for Individuals with Hearing Loss

  • Home Department: Speech and Hearing
  • Home Advisor: Eric Healy
  • Visiting Department: Computer Science and Engineering  
  • Visiting Advisor: DeLiang Wang  

Ying Yu

Proposal: The Veridicality of Human 3D Shape Perception

  • Home Department: Psychology    
  • Home Advisor: Alex Petrov  
  • Visiting Department: Philosophy     
  • Visiting Advisor: Declan Smithies