William Chapman

Postdoctoral Appointee

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Postdoctoral Appointee


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William is a postdoctoral fellow at Sandia, since Spring 2023. His primary research interests lie in utilizing biological inspiration from neuroscience for Neuromorphic algorithm development.

Prior to joining Sandia William completed his Ph.D in computational neuroscience, creating detailed biological models of local learning rules for time series prediction and spatial navigation.


Ph.D., Computational Neuroscience, Boston University, 2023
Thesis: Towards Biologically Plausible Mechanisms of Predictive Learning

M.A., Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Colorado Boulder, 2018
Thesis: A Model of Relational Reasoning Through Selective Attention

B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, 2012