Dr. Trenton Jerde has 10+ years of experience in analyzing and modeling data from neuroscience, cognitive science, and psychology. He is a Senior Editor at Nature Machine Intelligence, a journal that publishes high-quality original research and reviews in a wide range of topics underpinning machine learning, robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI). He has worked as a data scientist and consultant on brain disorders, most recently for Medtronic on Parkinson’s disease; and held faculty positions at Columbia University in the Applied Analytics program and at New York University in the Department of Psychology. His research interests include the brain control of movement, brain-machine interface, artificial intelligence, and cognitive science.
He has received research grants from the National Institutes of Health, published extensively in academic journals, and presented research at over 30 conferences, including professional societies, symposia, and guest lectureships at universities.
Jerde holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Minnesota, a B.A. in Psychology with minors in Philosophy and English from the University of Iowa, and a certificate in Data Science from the New York City Data Science Academy.
When not immersed in brains and data, Jerde collects art and enjoys the diversity and culture of New York City.