Computation, Cognition, Convergence

At the nexus of theoretical computer science, AI, and neuroscience

We are a research group in The Brain and Mind Institute and the Computer Science department at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. We are also affiliated with the Rotman Institute for the Philosophy of Science and the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence.

Our research group is devoted to the development of computational, and mathematical, methods and techniques for modelling, probing, and understanding, our world, especially natural and machine intelligence.

Research Interests:

Principal Investigator:

Mark is the Chief AI Officer at Western University, a full professor in the Department of Computer Science with cross-appointments in multiple departments, The Rotman Institute of Philosophy, and The Western Institute for Neuroscience. He is also a faculty affiliate of Toronto's Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence.

Mark has previously served as the Vice-President, Research at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research(CIFAR), and Chief Digital Information Officer, Associate Vice-President (Research) and Special Advisor to the President at Western.

Mark is the past chair of Compute Ontario and serves on a number of boards.

A list of publications can be found here