Current Mentors

Research Interests of Current Mentors:

John Brabyn, Ph.D.
Low vision and blindness rehabilitation, sensory impairment, assistive technology.
Arvind Chandna, MD. DO. FRCS. FRCOphth

Childhood vision disorders, particularly normal and abnormal visual development and oculomotor control in strabismus, amblyopia and cerebral visual impairment.
James Coughlan, Ph.D.
Applications of computer vision and sensor technologies for people who are blind or visually impaired.
Don Fletcher, M.D.
Low vision rehabilitation, correlation of macular pathology to functional performance, macular perimetry, reading, and adaptive skill training.
Bill Good, M.D.
Abnormal visual development in infants and children.
Steve Heinen, Ph.D.
Attentive and inattentive control of smooth, fixational and binocular eye movements using stimuli inspired by natural objects.
Chuan Hou, M.D., Ph.D.
EEG source imaging and psychophysical studies of interocular suppression and attention, temporal dynamics of visual processing in amblyopia and strabismus.

Lora Likova, Ph.D.


Multimodal brain imaging of brain plasticity, learning, memory, and navigation in the blind and sighted, with particular emphasis on crossmodal brain reorganization and neurorehabilitation.
Natela Shanidze, Ph.D.
Visual/vestibular interaction, eye and head movements in normal vision and central field loss.
Santani Teng, Ph.D.
Cross-sensory spatial and object perception, braille, echolocation, and mobility in blind and sighted persons, investigated with psychophysical, neuroimaging (fMRI, M/EEG), and engineering approaches.
Christopher Tyler, Ph.D., D.Sc. 


Brain imaging, electrophysiological, and psychophysical studies of 3D vision, long-range interactions, and temporal processing dynamics in brain trauma and visual disorders.
Preeti Verghese, Ph.D.

Spatial vision, stereopsis, attention, and eye movements in normal vision and in individuals with central field loss, using psychophyics and source-imaged EEG