Maryland researchers awarded $1M DARPA Lagrange program cooperative agreement

A team of four University of Maryland researchers has been awarded a $1M, 18-month cooperative agreement by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for “An Optimization-Based Approach to Breaking the Neural Code.” The project is part of DARPA’s Lagrange program.

The principal investigator is Professor Steve Marcus (ECE/ISR). He is joined by three co-investigators: ISR-affiliated Assistant Professor Behtash Babadi (ECE), Professor Michael Fu (BMGT/ISR) and Professor Jonathan Simon (ECE/Biology/ISR).