EDUCATIONAL

NEUROTECH Education Programme

Within the NEUROTECH framework there is an educational initiative on neuromorphic engineering. As the "Neuromorphic engineering" field is receiving increasing importance worldwide, the interest in learning about the field is rising rapidly. However, there is little information and educational material available online. Our aim is to fill this gap with a series of virtual colloquia, each revolving around a specific aspect of the neuromorphic engineering field. In each colloquium, a small number of experts on neuromorphic engineering will answer a specific “question of the day” with a short pitch, followed by a live discussion on the topic, with a moderator and questions from the audience.

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The colloquia are planned for the second Tuesday of each month for one year at around 4 PM (CET) and it will last 1h and a half. Each pitch will provide a concise answer from the speaker that can last from 5 to about 20 minutes.

Our goal is to collect educational material by recording the pitches, which could be used by students and researchers as a reference to start learning about the field. We plan to record the pitch and make the videos available to the community through a dedicated SwitchTube channel. The colloquia should offer an increasingly deep understanding of neuromorphic engineering. At the same time, we would like to stimulate a lively discussion where different points of view and perspectives are challenged and compared. This will only happen live and the audience will be restricted only to the live participants – we will NOT record the panel discussion.

 

SPEAKER BIOS

9 March, 2021, 4 PM CET

Educational Webinar Day 5

How to process information from event-driven sensors?

Schedule Day 5:

  • Prof. Ryad Benosman (University of Pittsburgh / Carnagie Mellon / Sorbonne)
  • Prof. Bertram Shi (Hong Kong University of Science and Techology)
  • Prof. Jonathan Tapson (University of Western Sydney)

Chair: Dr. Julien Martel (Stanford University)

Latest Event

9 February, 2021, 3 PM CET

Educational Webinar Day 4

What is an event-driven sensor?

Schedule Day 4:
  • Prof. Tobi Delbruck (Institute of Neuroinformatics UZH/ETHZ, CH)
  • Dr. Angel Jiménez Fernández (Universidad de Sevilla SP)
  • Dr. Chiara Bartolozzi (Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, IT)
  • Prof. Michael Schmuker (University of Hertfordshire, UK)

Chair: Garrick Orchard (Intel Labs)

Educational Resources

 

On our References page you will find a curated list of resources our speakers and the consortium recommend:

 

REFERENCES

NEUROTECH Educational Team

Chiara Bartolozzi

Principal investigator
chiara.bartolozzi@iit.it

Elisa Donati

Co-coordinator
elisa@ini.uzh.ch

Bert Offrein

Principal investigator
OFB@zurich.ibm.com

Melika Payvand

Co-coordinator
melika@ini.uzh.ch

 

Michael Schmuker

Principal investigator
m.schmuker@biomachinelearning.net