This year’s Robert D. Klein University Lecture will be hosted by Professor Sternad’s who will give a talk titled, “The Wonder of Human Movement: How the Brain Controls the Body,” in the Raytheon Amphitheater, tomorrow, Tuesday, April 8 at 3PM.
Professor Dagmar Sternad is an internationally known authority in the field of experimental and computational motor neuroscience. Her academic career has been diverse, spanning the disciplines of movement science, English linguistics and literature, experimental psychology, neuroscience and kinesiology, leading her to Northeastern in 2008 as Professor of Biology, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Physics. Professor Sternad is director of the Action Lab; her research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the American Heart Association and the Office of Naval Research, among others. Sternad is an extremely accomplished professor and her lecture will be insightful and informative. A reception will be held after the event in 440 Egan.