Proudly announcing the NEUROTECH Capocaccia Fellows 2019!

Michael Schmuker ·
May 1st
Proudly announcing the NEUROTECH Capocaccia Fellows 2019!

Capocaccia 2019 Fellows

From left to right, top: Michael Schmuker, Xu He, Pau Aceituno, Chiara Bartolozzi, Yulia Sandamirskaya, Thorben Schoepe, Charlotte Frenkel, Afshin Khalili,Daniel Gutierrez-Galan; Bottom: Giacomo Indiveri, Gemma Taverni, Saray Soldado-Magraner, Lyes Khacef, Joana Soldado-Magraner, Marco Monforte

Earlier this year we announced the NEUROTECH Capocaccia Fellowships. We received an overwhelming response of over 50 applications, with many truly outstanding submissions. The selection committee consisted of NEUROTECH members Yulia Sandamirskaya, Michael Schmuker, Chiara Bartolozzi and Giacomo Indiveri. It was a tight race since the large majority of applications was truly outstanding. Now, the NEUROTECH Consortium is happy to present our the Capocaccia Fellows 2019:

  • Pau Aceituno, PhD student at Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
  • Charlotte Frenkel, PhD student at ICTEAM Institute, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
  • Daniel Gutierrez-Galan, PhD student in Neuromorphic Systems, University of Seville, Spain
  • Xu He, PhD student in Computer Science, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
  • Afshin Khalili, PhD student, Leibniz-Institute for Neuroscience, Magdeburg, Germany
  • Lyes Khacef, PhD candidate, Laboratory of Electronics, Antennas and Telecommunications (LEAT), University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, France
  • Marco Monforte, PhD Student, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), Genova, Italy
  • Thorben Schoepe, PhD in Intelligent Systems, Neuromorphic Behaving Systems Group, Bielefeld University, Germany
  • Saray Soldado-Magraner, Postdoc, Institute of Neuroinformatics, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Joana Soldado-Magraner, Postdoc, The Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London, UK

Well done everybody and we hope they are having an amazing workshop! The photo above was taken on the terrace of Hotel dei Pini near Alghero where the Capocaccia workshop takes place.

If you applied and weren't selected this year, please consider applying again next year to take part in this amazing workshop!