Travis Emery, Information and Technology Officer
Travis Emery has been with the Simons Center for the Social Brain since early 2012. As Manager of the Mriganka Sur Laboratory since 2005, Travis coordinated the lab's move to Building 46 and has worked in both technical and administrative capacities toward its subsequent growth. Before joining the Sur Lab, Travis supported several junior faculty researchers in MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, working closely with the administrative staff of the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory. Travis Emery has worked at MIT since 2003, during which time he completed a Masterís degree concentrating in Mathematics and Computation at the Harvard University Extension School. Travis earned his Bachelor of Science at Bates College.
As Information and Technology Officer, Travis works with the Simons Center team on financial, space, and funding projects. In addition, he helps researchers identify, acquire, and assemble equipment for their projects, provides technical support across SCSB facilities, and writes and maintains the SCSB website. To his role he brings expertise in laboratory management, budget and financial planning, communication, graphic design, web development, and network and desktop support.
If there's something you would like to see on the SCSB website, or if you would like to learn more about the technical resources available to Simons Center researchers, please email Travis.