Marc A. Sommer

Biomedical Engineering

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Marc A. Sommer Profile Photo
Marc A. Sommer Profile Photo

Education

  • Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995

Positions

  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
  • Associate Professor in Neurobiology
  • Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
  • Investigator in the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
  • Member of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research. Pratt School of Engineering. 2021
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising. Pratt School of Engineering. 2017
  • Bass Fellow. Duke University. 2017
  • Research Fellowship-Neuroscience. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. 2005

Courses Taught

  • NEUROSCI 755: Interdisciplinary Program in Cognitive Neuroscience (IPCN) Independent Research Rotation
  • NEUROSCI 517: Neuronal Control of Movement (GE, EL)
  • NEUROSCI 494: Research Independent Study 2
  • NEUROSCI 493: Research Independent Study 1
  • BME 792: Continuation of Graduate Independent Study
  • BME 791: Graduate Independent Study
  • BME 601L: Introduction to Neural Engineering
  • BME 517: Neuronal Control of Movement (GE, EL)
  • BME 494: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 493: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)