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Chris Eliasmith

Chris Eliasmith

Co-founder and Co-CEO, Applied Brain Research Inc.

Sessions

AI Expo 2021

Biography

Dr. Chris Eliasmith. Chris is a co-founder and co-CEO of ABR. Chris leads all of the scientific and technical aspects of ABR. Chris is also a professor at the University of Waterloo appointed in the Philosophy and Systems Design Engineering departments and cross-appointed to Computer Science. He holds the Canada Research Chair in Theoretical Neuroscience and is the director of the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience (CTN) at the University of Waterloo. Chris has published over a hundred articles and two books: How to Build a Brain (Oxford University Press) and his seminal Neural Engineering. In 2015, he won the prestigious NSERC Polanyi Award for his research.