Theodore Raphan

Dist Professor
Computer and Information Science

Location: 541 Ingersoll Hall Extension
Phone: 718.951.4193
Fax: 718.951.4842
Email:   Theodore Raphan's Web site

Theodore Raphan was a postdoctoral fellow in neurophysiology at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and was appointed assistant professor of neurology in 1979. Since coming to Brooklyn College in 1982, he has been associate professor, professor and Broeklundian Professor of Computer and Information Science. He was appointed Distinguished Professor in 1994. He directs the Institute of Neural and Intelligent Systems at Brooklyn College and does research on robotics, machine learning, molecular dynamics, database management, biomechanics, the role of the vestibular system in stabilizing gaze and locomotion, and modeling the mechanisms of learning in sensory-motor systems. He also is engaged in educational programs, developing programs to include robotics in teaching computer science and directing a STEM program for the Early College High School program. He has had continuous funding from the NIH, NASA, NSF and NY State since 1976.

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