Short Bio

I am currently a research scientist at the University of Washington Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences.

My work focuses on data science related primarily to magnetoencephalography (MEG) and electroencephalography (EEG). My days are spent working on signal processing, denoising, scientific computing, and software engineering for doing better science.

Previously:

  • BS in mathematics, physics, and philosophy from Kalamazoo College (2002)
  • MS/PhD in Biomedical Engineering from BU
  • Postdoc with Adrian KC lee, LABSN at UW

Software

  • SciPy - A core scientific Python library, including signal processing routines.
  • VisPy - A high performance OpenGL scientific visualization library.
  • MNE - A complete package to process EEG and MEG data: forward and inverse problems, preprocessing, statistics, machine learning.
  • PySurfer - Brain visualization package.
  • expyfun - High-precision audio-visual experimentation software.

Multiple other contributions to other open source scientific packages. More on my Github Page

Contact

Email: larson.eric.d@gmail.com

Recent Publications

@article{mccloy_pupillometry_2017,
 author = {McCloy, D., Lau, B., Larson, E., Pratt, K. and Lee, A.},
 doi = {10.1121/1.4979340},
 issn = {0001-4966},
 journal = {The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
 keywords = {neuroscience},
 month = {April},
 number = {4},
 pages = {2440--2451},
 title = {Pupillometry shows the effort of auditory attention switching},
 urldate = {2017-04-27},
 volume = {141},
 year = {2017}
}

@article{larson_importance_2016,
 author = {Larson, E. and Taulu, S.},
 doi = {10.1007/s10548-016-0523-1},
 issn = {0896-0267, 1573-6792},
 journal = {Brain Topography},
 keywords = {methods},
 language = {en},
 month = {September},
 pages = {1--10},
 title = {The Importance of Properly Compensating for Head Movements During MEG Acquisition Across Different Age Groups},
 year = {2016}
}

@article{wronkiewicz_incorporating_2016,
 author = {Wronkiewicz, M., Larson, E. and Lee, A.},
 doi = {10.1088/1741-2560/13/5/056017},
 issn = {1741-2552},
 journal = {Journal of Neural Engineering},
 keywords = {methods},
 number = {5},
 pages = {056017},
 title = {Incorporating modern neuroscience findings to improve brain–computer interfaces: tracking auditory attention},
 volume = {13},
 year = {2016}
}

@article{mccloy_temporal_2016,
 author = {McCloy, D., Larson, E., Lau, B. and Lee, A.},
 doi = {10.1121/1.4943787},
 issn = {0001-4966},
 journal = {The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
 keywords = {methods},
 month = {March},
 number = {3},
 pages = {EL57--EL62},
 title = {Temporal alignment of pupillary response with stimulus events via deconvolution},
 volume = {139},
 year = {2016}
}

@inproceedings{engemann_mind_2015,
 author = {Engemann, D., Strohmeier, D., Larson, E. and Gramfort, A.},
 booktitle = {2015 International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in NeuroImaging ({PRNI})},
 keywords = {methods},
 location = {Stanford, CA},
 pages = {9--12},
 publisher = {IEEE},
 title = {Mind the noise covariance when localizing brain sources with {M}/{EEG}},
 url = {http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=7270835},
 urldate = {2016-01-27},
 year = {2015}
}

@article{wronkiewicz_leveraging_2015,
 author = {Wronkiewicz, M., Larson, E. and Lee, A.},
 doi = {10.1088/1741-2560/12/4/046027},
 issn = {1741-2552},
 journal = {Journal of Neural Engineering},
 keywords = {methods},
 language = {en},
 number = {4},
 pages = {046027},
 title = {Leveraging anatomical information to improve transfer learning in brain–computer interfaces},
 url = {http://stacks.iop.org/1741-2552/12/i=4/a=046027},
 urldate = {2016-01-27},
 volume = {12},
 year = {2015}
}

@article{larson_improving_2014,
 author = {Larson, E., Maddox, R. and Lee, A.},
 date = {2014},
 doi = {10.3389/fnins.2014.00330},
 journaltitle = {Brain Imaging Methods},
 keywords = {methods},
 pages = {330},
 shortjournal = {Front. Neurosci},
 title = {Improving spatial localization in {MEG} inverse imaging by leveraging intersubject anatomical differences},
 url = {http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fnins.2014.00330/abstract},
 volume = {8}
}

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