Semir Zeki#


Email:s.zeki 'at' ucl.ac.uk
Membership Number:881
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:szeki
Elected:1990
Homepage: http://www.vislab.ucl.ac.uk





Present and Previous Positions

  • 2008- Professor of Neuroesthetics, UCL
  • 1995 -2001 Co-Head, Wellcome Department of Cognitive Neurology
  • 1981- 2008 Professor of Neurobiology in the University of London (UCL)
  • 1980-1981 Reader in Neurobiology in the University of London (UCL)
  • 1975-1980 Henry Head Research Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 1969-1975 Lecturer in Anatomy, UCL
  • 1968-1969 Assistant Professor of Anatomy, University of Wisconsin
  • 1967-1968 Research Associate, St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington DC
  • 1966-1967 Assistant Lecturer in Anatomy, UCL
  • 1967 PhD, UCL

Fields of Scholarship

  • organization of the visual brain in primates (including humans)
  • neural basis of artistic creativity and appreciation (neuroesthetics)

Honours and Awards

  • Fellow of the Royal Society 1990
  • Member, Academia Europeae 1991
  • Foreign Member of the American Philosophical Society 1999


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