Dr. Michael Beyeler
Dr. Michael Beyeler directs the Bionic Vision Lab at UCSB. He received a PhD in Computer Science from UC Irvine as well as a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Biomedical Engineering from ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Prior to joining UCSB, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Washington, where he started working on computational models of bionic vision. He is the Associate Director of the UCSB Center for Virtual Environments and Behavior (ReCVEB) and a recipient of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award as well as the prestigious NIH Director’s New Innovator Award.