||Left to right: Najib Majaj,
Sarah Rosen (2007–2012) “Crowding is compulsory unwanted grouping.” 2012 PhD Psychology, NYU. Now CEO and Founder of SeeMore Technology, which is exploiting the patent (pending) that Rosen and Pelli applied for, through NYU, for a simple way to achieve 20% faster reading on electronic displays when gaze tracking is available. Gaze tracking is expected to be a standard feature of coming smartphones.
Ioana Apetroaia (19992000) Contrast sensitivity
for paintings. (New School) Now part of the Context-Aware Computing group at MIT. (wikipedia entry)
Joshua Green (1997) Crowding in letter identification. (CNS
Neural Science NYU 2004. Now a resident in Psychiatry at Temple University.
Odelia Schwartz (19961997) Face
identification. (CNS rotation) PhD
Neural Science NYU 2002. Postdoc with Terry Sejnowski at the Salk Institute. Now Assistant Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Hannah Bayer (19961997) Face identification. (CNS
Neural Science NYU 2004. Now postdoc with Elke Weber at the Institute
for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) at Columbia University.
Najib Majaj (19952004) (Co-advised with Tony Movshon)
Psychophysics: The channel for letters published in Vision
Neural Science NYU 2004. Now postdoc with Jim DiCarlo at MIT.
J. Nam Yang (19951996)Letter identification. PhD
Psychology NYU 1999. Now Research Associate at NASA Ames Research Center.
Catherine Burns (19901995) Identifying letters published
in Vision Research . PhD
Syracuse University 1995. Now faculty at Pierce College.
Manoj Raghavan (19901995) Sources of visual
noise to be submitted to Nature. PhD
Syracuse University 1995. Now Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery,
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
Preeti Verghese (19861990)
PhD thesis, The information capacity of visual attention, published
as two papers in Vision Research . PhD
Syracuse University 1990. Now Investigator at
the Smith Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, San Francisco.
Clayton Van Doren (19841987) (Co-advised with R. T.
Verrillo.) PhD thesis, Measurement and modeling of spatiotemporal tactile
sensitivity, published in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. PhD
Syracuse University 1987. Now doing prosthetics research as Associate Professor
of Orthopedics at Case Western Reserve University. And plays euphonium with
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