Max Versace

Psychology, Researcher

Sat. 05.11, 12:30-14:00
Location: Floor 0

He is co-founder and CEO of Neurala Inc. and founding Director of the Boston University Neuromorphics Lab. He is a pioneer in researching and bringing to market large scale, deep learning neural models that allow robots to interact and learn real-time in complex environments.

He has authored approximately forty journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers, holds several patents, and has been an invited speaker at dozens of academic and business meetings, research and national labs, and companies, including NASA, DARPA,  The Pentagon, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Air Force Research Labs, Hewlett-Packard, iRobot, Qualcomm, Ericsson, BAE Systems, Mitsubishi, and Accenture, among others.

His work has been featured in over thirty articles, news programs, and documentaries, including IEEE Spectrum, New Scientist, Geek Magazine, CNN, MSNBC and others.

Massimiliano is a Fulbright scholar and holds two Ph.Ds: Experimental Psychology from the University of Trieste, Italy; and Cognitive and Neural Systems from Boston University, USA. He obtained his BS from University of Trieste, Italy.