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Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program

Steven Kay

Electrical, Computer & Biomedical Engineering
(401) 874-5804

For over 30 years, Professor Steven Kay has had a highly distinguished research career in RI, working first for Raytheon in Portsmouth and then at URI. He is recognized internationally as a leading researcher in statistical signal processing, detection and estimation theory, time series, spectral analysis and beamforming. In 1989, he was awarded the rank of Fellow of the IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineer) and he was chosen recently as an IEEE International Distinguished Lecturer. He has written 4 textbooks and over 125 peer-reviewed research journal articles. includes Dr. Kay in its list of the 250 most frequently cited engineering researchers in the world. He has served as a consultant for over 20 companies as well as the research labs of the US Army, Navy and Air Force.


The Program

The Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program (INP) offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, or a Certificate in the Neurosciences. The program provides broad instruction across several neuroscience disciplines and gives students an opportunity to focus on a specific area of specialization.

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Request for Proposals Rhode Island Neuroscience Collaborative Pilot Study Awards - Deadline for Applications: April15, 2014