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31052 Toulouse Cedex (France)

Nationality: French
Age: 42
Current Appointment
Past Appointments

Rufin VanRullen

Grants & Awards
Personal Interests

Current Appointment

CNRS researcher (DR2), CerCo, Toulouse (since january 2002). Habilitation a Diriger des Recherches obtained March 2007.

Past Appointments

Visiting Scholar, Vision Lab, Harvard (Sept 2005-2007).
Postdoctoral Scholar, Pr. Christof Koch's lab, California Institute of Technology (Sept 2000-2002).

March 2007
Habilitation a Diriger des Recherches, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse.
1997 - 2000 PhD. Doctorat de Sciences Cognitives (Cognitive Science), Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse. Supervisor: Dr. Simon J. Thorpe.
Mention Tres Honorable avec Felicitations du Jury.
summer 1999 EU Advanced Course in Computational Neuroscience. Trieste, Italy.
summer 1998 Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop. Telluride, Colorado.
1996 - 1997 DEA de Sciences Cognitives (Cognitive Science) , Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse
Mention Très Bien. Allocataire de Recherche.
1995 - 1996 Maîtrise d'Informatique (Computer Science), Montpellier II University
Mention Bien.
1994 - 1995 Licence de mathématiques (Mathematics) , Montpellier II University
Mention Très Bien.
1993 - 1994 Deug SSM (Generic Science) , La Réunion University
Mention Bien.
June 1992 Baccalauréat C (Scientific ), Lycée Vauvenargues, Aix-en-Provence
Mention Très Bien. (Equivalent GCE `A' level).


Statistics -- ISI [GoogleScholar] -- updated September, 2016
Articles Published:    86
cited:    3778 [6602] times
h-index:    30 [35]
9 book chapters
121 international conf. proceedings
including 20 invited plenary talks

Full list:

Book chapters:
VanRullen, R. (2016). Perceptual Rhythms, in "Stevens Handbook of Experimental Psychology". Ed: J. Serences. Wiley (in press).
Busch, N. & VanRullen, R. (2014). Is visual perception like a continuous flow or like a series of snapshots? In "Subjective Time". Ed: V. Arstila. Cambridge: MIT Press: pp 161-178.
VanRullen, R., Reddy, L. & Koch, C. (2010). A motion illusion revealing the temporally discrete nature of awareness, in "Space and Time in Perception and Action". Ed: R. Nijhawan. Cambridge:, Cambridge University Press: 521-535.
Reddy, L. & VanRullen, R. (2008). Le codage neuronal des visages, in "Traitement et reconnaissance des visages: du percept à la personne" Eds: E. J. Barbeau, S. Joubert and O. Felician. Marseille, Solal: pp 367-375.
VanRullen, R. & L. Reddy (2008). Visages et attention, in "Traitement et reconnaissance des visages: du percept à la personne" Eds: E. J. Barbeau, S. Joubert and O. Felician. Marseille, Solal: pp 377-391.
Cavanagh, P. & VanRullen, R. (2007). La resolution de l'attention: la precision spatiale et temporelle de la conscience visuelle, in "Neuroscience cognitive de l'attention visuelle". Ed: G.A. Michael. Marseille: Solal
VanRullen, R. (2005). Visual saliency and spike timing in the ventral visual pathway, in "The Neurobiology of Attention". Eds: L. Itti, G. Rees & J. Tsotsos.
VanRullen, R.
& Koch, C. (2005). Visual attention and visual awareness, in "Handbook of Clinical Neurophysiology, Vol V: Disorders of Visual Processing". Ed: G. Celesia, pp 65-83.
VanRullen, R.
Perception, decision, attention visuelles: ce que les potentiels evoques nous apprennent sur le fonctionnement du systeme visuel, In "L'imagerie fonctionnelle electrique et magnetique: ses applications en sciences cognitives" pp 95-121. Ed: B. Renault. Paris: Hermes.
Conference Proceedings:

Grants & Awards
Funding History Amount
ERC Consolidator - P-CYCLES
€1,861,000 2014-2019
FP7 – Future Emerging Technologies €231,000 2013-2016
ANR – France-Taiwan
€157,000 2013-2016
€1,139,000 2008-2013
Fondation de France / NRJ
€40,000 2012-2014
CNRS-USA – Collaborative Research Grant €21,000 2007-2010
Fyssen Foundation
€30,000 2006-2007
ANR – Young Investigators Research Grant €150,000 2006-2010
Philippe Foundation – Collaborative Research Grant $10,000 2006-2007
CNRS – ACI Jeunes Chercheurs (Young Investigators) €20,000 2002-2004

Personal interests

Sports (Wakeboard, Windsurf, snowboard , horse riding...); Music (guitar, harmonica); Painting, Drawing.
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