Matthew T Harrison

Associate Professor
Division of Applied Mathematics
Brown University

Affiliate Member
Institute for Brain Sciences
Center for Statistical Sciences
Center for Vision Research
Initiative in Computation in Brain and Mind
Data Science Initiative
Center for Central Nervous System Function

Matt Harrison

Office: 182 George St Rm 327
Phone: (401) 863-1834
Fax: (401) 863-1355

Mailing address:

Matthew Harrison
Brown University
Box F / 182 George St
Providence, RI 02912

Research interests

  • Conditional inference
  • Robust inference
  • Statistical methods in neuroscience
  • Nonparametric Bayesian mixture models
  • Random graphs and tables
  • Brain-computer interfaces
  • Nonstationary time series
  • Multiple hypothesis testing
  • Importance sampling
  • Perceptual organization

Pattern theory seminar series

Current PhD students

Previous PhD students

Recent News

Journal of the American Statistical Association paper accepted: Mixture models with a prior on the number of components, with J. Miller.

I'm co-chairing the 2017 CRCNS PI meeting at Brown and ICERM, June 14-16, 2017.

I'm on the senior program committee for AISTATS 2017.

Daniel Klein defended his PhD and is now working for RealScout.

We launched a new website for prison outreach at Brown.

I'm teaching a new class for Fall 2016: APMA 1860 Graphs and Networks.

I was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.

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