Welcome

I am a machine learning and software engineer, interested in neuroscience. I love to sing, play the viola, and dance balfolk and swing rock.

You are welcome to read one of my posts, or check out some of the things I built under projects.

Scientific goal

I want to discover circuit-level mechanisms in higher-order brain areas.

Approach:

  1. Take the ever-improving machine learning and data-analysis toolbox, and apply it to large scale activity recordings at the level of individual cells to reveal robust patterns.

  2. Build software models grounded in the literature, that make vague theories explicit, predict experimental data, and generate testable hypotheses.

Education

I have a bachelor’s in computer science and electrical engineering, and a master’s in biomedical engineering, both from KU Leuven.

I took all graduate-level courses offered by the university in neuroscience (methods 101, computation 101), and as many machine learning and data-analysis courses as would fit:

See also my resume:

Contact

tomas.fiers@gmail.com

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