Ariel Rokem

Ariel Rokem

I am a Research Associate Professor at the University of Washington Department of Psychology and a Data Science Fellow at the eScience Institute.

I am the principal investigator of the Neuroinformatics R&D Group

I direct the NeuroHackademy Summer Institute in Neuroimaging and Data Science.

I am the co-director of the UW Center for Human Neuroscience.

Tal Yarkoni and I wrote a book about neuroimaging and data science that is also freely available online.

Professional biography

Ariel Rokem received a Bachelors and Masters degree in Biology and Cognitive Psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2002 and 2005). He then received a PhD in neuroscience from UC Berkeley (2010) and additional postdoctoral training in computational neuroimaging at Stanford (2011 - 2015). He was a Senior Data Scientist at the University of Washington eScience Institute (2015-2020), before joining the faculty of the Department of Psychology in 2020. His group ( develops computational tools to study the biological basis of brain function and applies them to a variety of research questions.