Nataliya is passionate about an idea of creating a partnership between AI and human intelligence, fusion of a machine and a human brain. She obtained her Ph.D in Computer Science as a part of EHCI team ( of Université Grenoble-Alpes, France. Most of her projects are focused around Brain-Computer Interfaces in the context of consumer grade applications. She was previously a post-doc at Hybrid team, Inria Rennes, France.


Abhinandan is a Visiting Scholar in the group. He has finished his Bachelors in Electronics Engineering from Zakir Husain College, India. He is interested in developing augmented technologies that push human capabilities to the next level. At the Media Lab, he is currently working on a robotic interface for Human Augmentation. He has previous research experience in Interdisciplinary Systems Development, Biomedical Signal Processing, Polymers, Robotics.

Janet Baker is presently a Research Affiliate in Pattie Maes Fluid Interfaces Group. With a background in neurophysiology, AI, and speech technology, she is interested in advancing human capabilities to interact effectively with their environment,
computers, and each other. In recent years she has worked on creating wearable technologies, especially incorporating user-tunable HiFi capabilities for the hearing impaired. She also advises high tech start-ups and funding entities on strategy and business operations.

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