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Simachew Mengiste

PhD Student

    mengiste.jpgSimachew Mengiste
    Bernstein Center Freiburg
    Hansastrasse 9a
    79104 Freiburg i.Br.
    Tel.: +49 (0)761 203 9324
    Fax: +49 (0)761 203 9559

 


Research Project

  • EuroSPIN-Program: Controllability and Observability of Biological Neural Networks

 

Research Topics

  • Computational neuroscience
  • Neuronal network dynamics
  • Connectivity estimation
  • Controllability and Observability of dynamical systems
  • Network structure analysis

 

Techniques

  • Computation, simulation, modelling, algorithms
  • Spike train (signal) analysis
  • Input design
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CV

Academic Background

  • Since 09/2011: PhD student in the EuroSPIN-Program at the Bernstein Center Freiburg
  • 09/2007 - 11/2009: M.Sc. under Erasmus Mundus Masters' Program ALGANT, International Integrated Master Course in ALgebra, Geometry And Number Theory. University of Bordeaux, France (2008-2009) and University of Padova, Italy (2007-2008)
  • 09/2000 - 07/2004: B.Sc. in Mathematics, Dilla and Hawassa Universities, Ethiopia


Publications

Abstracts

  • Bernstein Conference 2015 - Heidelberg: "Sensitivity of control nodes of biological neuronal net- works to progressive edge pruning" 
  • CNS Conference 2015 – Prague: "Minimal set of nodes to control the dynamics of biological neural networks"
  • BrainLinks-BrainTools workshops 2013 and 2014 - Freiburg: "Controllability of brain networks" 
  • BCCN workshop 2013 - Freiburg: "Controllability applied on a simplified model of basal ganglia circuit"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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