PhD student in Computer Science, 2016 – present
Advisor: Prof. Radhika Nagpal
Imperial College London|
Master of Research in Bioengineering, with Distinction, 2016
Advisors: Prof. Etienne Burdet, Dr. Ildar Farkhatdinov
Thesis: Assisting Balance Recovery with a Lower Limb Exoskeleton
BS in Behavioral Neuroscience, 2015
GPA: 3.98 / 4.0, summa cum laude
Honors Thesis: Asymmetric Learning in an Asymmetric Bimanual Task
Prof. Radhika Nagpal
Multi-feature perception and decision making in robot collectives, 2016 – present|
Prof. Etienne Burdet, Dr. Ildar Farkhatdinov
Co-control of balance recovery in a lower limb exoskeleton, 2015 – 2016|
Prof. Dagmar Sternad
Prediction and stability in control of objects with complex dynamics, 2014 – 2015
Learning and long-term retention of an asymmetric bimanual task, 2012 – 2015
Effects of central fatigue on cognitive and motor performance, 2011 – 2012
Prof. Joseph Ayers
Neuro-inspired rheotaxis and antenna design in a robotic lobster, May – August 2015|
Prof. Stefan Schaal
Learning and exploration in a novel dimensionality-reduction task, July – December 2013
|2016||Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF)|
|2014||Northeastern Provost Undergraduate Advanced Research Award|
|2013||Northeastern Provost Undergraduate Research Award|
|2013||DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship|
|2013||Northeastern Presidential Global Scholarship|
|2010||Northeastern National Merit Scholarship|
|2016||Hertz Fellowship Finalist|
|2016||NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Honorable Mention|
|2015||Northeastern University Honors Program Distinction|
|2015||Northeastern Honors in the Discipline, Behavioral Neuroscience (Honors thesis)|
|2015||Northeastern Alex Skavenski Award for Excellence in Behavioral Neuroscience|
|2015||Northeastern Sears B. Condit Award for academic achievement|
|2015||Northeastern Dean's List (6 semesters)|
|2015||Rhodes, Fulbright, and Mitchell Scholarship Finalist|
S. Bazzi, J. Ebert, N. Hogan, and D. Sternad, "Stability and Predictability in Dynamically Complex Physical Interactions;" ICRA 2018.
J. Ebert, M. Gauci, and R. Nagpal, "Multi-Feature Decision Making in Agent Collectives;" AAMAS 2018.
[ In preparation ] S. Park, J. Ebert, D. Sternad, "Asymmetric Learning in an Asymmetric Bimanual Task."
J. Ebert, C. Teeple, E. Steinhardt, and S. Ramanathan, "Infotaxis in a Multi-agent Sensor Network." Poster at: DOE CSGF Program Review; 24–27 July 2017; Washington, DC.
I. Farkhatdinov, J. Ebert, G. van Oort, E. van Asseldonk, and E. Burdet, "Human Balance Augmentation with Lower Limb Exoskeleton Robot. Extended abstract and poster at: RehabWeek 2017 workshop: Towards a next generation of wearable robotic devices for human-oriented assistance and therapy; 17 July 2017; London, UK.
J. Ebert, I. Farkhatdinov, G. van Oort, E. van Asseldonk, and E. Burdet, "Preliminary Study on Assisting Balance Recovery with Lower Limb Exoskeleton." Work in progress paper and poster at: EuroHaptics 2016; 4–7 July 2016; London, UK.
D. Sternad, A. Mukovskiy, J. Ebert, and T. Dijkstra, "Dynamic Stability in the Control of Complex Objects." Poster at: Biomechanics and Neural Control of Movement 2016; 12–17 June 2016; Mt. Sterling, OH.
J. Ebert, A. Mukovskiy, T. Dijkstra, and D. Sternad, "Why You Don’t Spill Your Coffee." Poster at:Northeastern University Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo (RISE); 9 April 2015; Boston, MA.
J. Ebert, S. Kim, D. Sternad, and S. Schaal, "Learning and exploration in a novel dimensionality-reduction task." Poster at: Society for the Neural Control of Movement 24th Annual Meeting; 20–25 April 2014; Amsterdam, NL.
J. Ebert, S. Park, and D. Sternad, "Asymmetric Learning in an Asymmetric Bimanual Task." Poster at: Northeastern University Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo (RISE); 10 April 2014; Boston, MA.
J. Ebert, S. Park, and D. Sternad, "Asymmetric Learning in an Asymmetric Bimanual Task." Poster at: Northeast Undergraduate Research and Development Symposium; 2–3 March 2013; Biddeford, ME.
J. Ebert, S. Park, L. Griffin, T. O’Neil-Pirozzi, and D. Sternad, "Central Fatigue in Cognitive and Motor Performance." Poster at: Northeastern University Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo (RISE); 29 March 2012; Boston, MA.
J. Ebert, M. Gauci, and R. Nagpal, "Collective Perception and Decision Making in Heterogeneous Swarms," Wyss Institute Molecular Robotics Initiative; 14 September 2017
CS 189: Autonomous Robot Systems, Teaching Fellow, Spring 2018
CS 2510: Fundamentals of Computer Science: Teaching Assistant, 2014 – 2015
CS 2510: Fundamentals of Computer Science: Tutor, 2011 – 2014
Proactive Recruitment in Science and Mathematics (PRISM), Undergraduate Mentor, 2011 – 2013
Interactive Motion Technologies
Software Development Co-op, July – September 2014
|2010 – 2015||Northeastern Civic Engagement Program|
|2014 – 2015||Boston Bikes: Volunteer|
|2014||Tutor team leader at TechBoston Academy|
|2011 – 2013||Brigham and Women's Hospital: Medical Career Exploration Program volunteer|
|2010 – 2011||Massachusetts General Hospital: Youth Program mentor|
Laser cutting • 3D printing • Vinyl cutting • CNC milling, ShopBot • Electronics design (Eagle) and production • Soldering • Sewing • Molding and casting
Computer-aided design (OnShape) • Database design • Linux • Embedded programming • 3D motion capture • Kinematic and EEG data collection in human subjects
Biologically-inspired Multi-agent Systems • Distributed Systems • Machine Learning • Network Algorithms • Computational Neurodynamics • Artificial Intelligence • Robotics
How to Make (Almost) Anything • Biomimetics • Comparative Neurobiology • Human Neuroanatomy • Biochemistry • Genetics and Molecular Biology • Organic Chemistry
Biological Signal Processing • Statistics and Data Analysis • Multivariable Calculus • Linear Algebra • Differential Equations
Harvard University curling team
Imperial College fencing club
Northeastern University pep band, drumline, and wind ensemble
Cycling • Web design and development • Graphic design • Writing • Baking