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The Human Brain Project An Introduction by Prof. Sean Hill

Title: The Human Brain Project An Introduction by Prof. Sean Hill

 When: November 6th 18:00 – 20:30

Where: Visual Art Center, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University             


18:00 – 18:30 Registration & Welcome Drink

18:30 – 19:30 Presentation of Professor HILL

19:30 – 20:30 VIP Reception (on invitation only) / VIP  

Participation:The presentation is open to all

The Embassy of Switzerland in China invites you to a public lecture on the Human Brain Project. The Human Brain Project is a European Flagship Project with total funding of more than 1 billion euros. It addresses one of the greatest challenges for modern science: understanding the human brain. The goal of the Human Brain Project is to pull together all our existing knowledge about the human brain and to reconstruct the brain,piece by piece, in supercomputer-based models and simulations.Dr. Sean HILL is a professor at the Brain Mind Institute of Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). EPFL coordinates the Human Brain Project and Dr. Hill is one of the principal investigators and the leader of the neuroinformatics platform of the HBP.

Contact : Mrs. Chenchen LIU

Science, Technology and Education Section

Swiss Embassy in the People's Republic of China

Sanlitun Dongwujie 3,100600 Beijing

+86 10 8532 8812; chenchen.liu@eda.admin.ch