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Research Areas

Meet the Leaders

William E. Hahn, Ph.D.

Founder, Co-Director

William E. Hahn is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences and in The Center for Complex Systems & Brain Sciences at Florida Atlantic University.

Elan Barenholtz, Ph.D.

Founder, Co-Director

Elan Barenholtz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and in The Center for Complex Systems & Brain Sciences at Florida Atlantic University.

Pedram Nimreezi

Director of Intelligent Software

Pedram Nimreezi the Director of Intelligent Software for the Machine Perception & Cognitive Robotics Laboratory at Florida Atlantic University.

Our recent posts

August 15, 2019

MPCR Recieves One Million Dollar Donation to Build The Rubin and Cindy Gruber Sandbox

The 2019 Presidential Gala celebrated the announcement of a one million dollar gift to establish the Rubin and Cindy Gruber Sandbox in the FAU library. This 3,400 sq. foot space will house the MPCR lab and invite students, faculty and industry partners from every discipline to learn about and develop research in artificial intelligence and deep learning.


September 16, 2018

Overview of 2018 Short Course

In 2018 we piloted our Introduction to Deep Learning Summer Short Course, and we were blown away by the responses of our participants! Those involved with the course reported learning an incredible amount and enjoyed the experience. Here are some of the feedback we received:


April 06, 2017

MPCR Undergraduates Won Awards at FAU's WAVE Entrepreneurial Research Competition!

Congratulations Evita Conway, Stephen Hoover, Michael Kleiman, Emily Stark, Elan Barenholtz and William Hahn.


Our Partners

MPCR Lab works with various commercial and academic partners. If you represent an organization and would like to collaborate with us. Please reach out to our directors via email in the people tab.

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