Anil K Seth
Anil K Seth is Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex and Co-Director and Co-Founder of the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science (www.sussex.ac.uk/sackler), one of the leading research groups in this area internationally. Research in his group integrates consciousness science with computational and cognitive neuroscience, ultimately to connect the basic science of consciousness with new approaches to clinical diagnosis and intervention. He is Editor-in-Chief of Neuroscience of Consciousness (Oxford University Press) and was overall Conference Chair of the 16th Meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC16, 2012). He has published more than 100 academic papers in a variety of fields, and he holds degrees in Natural Sciences (MA, Cambridge, 1994), Knowledge-Based Systems (M.Sc., Sussex, 1996) and Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (D.Phil., Sussex, 2000). He was also a postdoctoral and associate fellow at The Neurosciences Institute in San Diego (2001-2006).