Juyang (John) Weng is a professor of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan State University, a member of the MSU Cognitive Science Program and a member of the MSU Neuroscience Program . His research interests lie in the intersection of the general fields of computer science and engineering, brain science, and cognitive science. He is a co-founder of the Embodied Intelligence Laboratory. Weng is the author or coauthor of over two hundred research articles and book chapters.
Fellow of the IEEE
College of Engineering Withrow Distinguished Scholar Award, 1998
Outstanding Mentor Award, MSU R. E. McNair PBA Program, 1997
Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1989
M.S., Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1985
B.S., Computer Science, Fudan University 1982
J. Weng, "On Developmental Mental Architectures,'' Neurocomputing, vol. 70, no. 13-15, pp. 2303-2323, 2007.
J. Weng, "Muddy Tasks and the Necessity of Autonomous Mental Development," in Proc. 2005 AAAI Spring Symposium Series, Developmental Robotics Symposium, Stanford University, March 21-23, 2005.
J. Weng, "Developmental Robotics: Theory and Experiments'' International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, vol. 1, no. 2, 2004.
J. Weng, J. McClelland, A. Pentland, O. Sporns, I. Stockman, M. Sur and E. Thelen, "Autonomous Mental Development by Robots and Animals,'' Science, vol. 291, no. 5504, pp. 599 - 600, Jan. 26, 2000.
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