Affiliated institution

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science

Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences

Bionic Vision Lab

University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

Michael Beyeler directs the Bionic Vision Lab at UC Santa Barbara.

He received a PhD in Computer Science from UC Irvine as well as a BS in Electrical Engineering and a MS in Biomedical Engineering from ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Prior to joining UCSB, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the labs of Ione Fine (Psychology, Institute for Neuroengineering) and Ariel Rokem (eScience Institute) at the University of Washington, where he developed computational models of bionic vision.

He is Associate Director of the UCSB Center for Virtual Environments and Behavior (ReCVEB) and recipient of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Pathway to Independence Award.