Dimitrios Pantazis

  • Research Scientist, Director of MEG Lab
  • Martinos Imaging Center at MIT

Dimitrios Pantazis, who joined the McGovern Institute in 2010, oversees the operation of the recently established Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Laboratory within the Martinos Imaging Center at MIT.  Before moving to MIT, he was a research assistant professor at the University of Southern California. His research focuses on the study of brain cognitive networks, and he has over a decade of experience in developing methods for the analysis of MEG data. Dr. Pantazis has over 100 publications in international journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings, with prominent articles in Nature Neuroscience, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and NeuroImage. His work has been featured in the Scientific American Mind Magazine, Boston Magazine, the front-page of the MIT website , and several Greek media outlets. He is a key developer of Brainstorm, an open source software toolbox for MEG data analysis featuring more than 7,000 downloads and 500 registered active users. He is involved in numerous professional and outreach activities, including contributions to MIT and Harvard educational courses, and organization of tours to introduce imaging technology to local communities, high school science teachers, local biotechnology companies, and legislative and judicial representatives.