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The mission of the Brain and Behavior Initiative (BBI) at the University of Maryland (UMD) is to revolutionize the interface between engineers and neuroscientists by generating novel tools and approaches to understand complex behaviors produced by the human brain.

We focus on the development of novel approaches to image neuronal function, the development of micro/nano system diagnostics and drug delivery technologies, and the development of big data methods in order to push the frontiers of our initial research themes that span from single neurons to mental health.

BBI FY18 Seed Grant Winners Announced

Seven projects selected for funding. More »

Maryland researchers develop computational approach to understanding brain dynamics

This paper published in PNAS develops a signal processing framework for extracting dynamic functional networks from neuronal data at unprecedented resolutions. More »

Maryland researchers awarded $1M DARPA Lagrange program cooperative agreement

Marcus, Fu, Simon and Babadi will build a scalable, risk-sensitive and real time optimization framework tailored to noninvasive neuroimaging data from the human brain. More »

Write a Better Abstract

September 19, 2018 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Martin Hall, 2164 (DeWalt Conference Room) More»

Cognitive Science Colloquium: Sandra Trehub, "The Musical Infant"

September 20, 2018 3:30 p.m. 1103 Bioscience Research Building More»

IAI Colloquium: John Baras, Neuromorphic Artificial Intelligence

September 21, 2018 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 1146 A.V. Williams Building More»

Writing a Better Powerpoint Presentation

September 26, 2018 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Martin Hall, 2164 (DeWalt Conference Room) More»