Discovering How The Brain Works Through Computation

A team led by professor Christos Papadimitriou proposes a new computational system to expand the understanding of the brain at an intermediate level, between neurons and cognitive phenomena such as language.

Elegantly Complex

Researchers from around the country gathered at Columbia Engineering this past weekend for a three-day event honoring four decades of ground-breaking research by Prof. Christos Papadimitriou. The conference, which organizers dubbed “PapaFest,” included individual speakers, panel discussions, social events, and even a rock band.