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Communication Committee

The role of the communications committee is to facilitate and enhance communications between the society and the membership through the monthly newsletter, Facebook and Twitter.


Past members

  • Gemma Bale, UK, (2016-2021)
  • Jeff Dunn, Canada, (2015-2021)
  • Dani Forster, Australia (2016-2021)
  • Kaja Jasinska, USA (2015-2021)
  • Noman Naseer, Pakistan (2017-2021)
  • Chunming Lu, China (2015-2021)

Education Committee

The mission of the Education Committee is to provide information about, promote and organize training sessions and other educational material related to the use, applications, data analysis and interpretation of fNIRS techniques.

Judit Gervain, France, Chair (2017-)
Rickson Mesquita, Brazil, Co-Chair
Silvia Benavides, Italy
Robert Cooper, UK
Lauren Emberson, USA
Christophe Grova, Canada
Sarah Lloyd-Fox, UK
Yasuyo Minagawa, Japan
Hellmuth Obrig, Germany

Standardization Committee

The role of the Standardization Committee (SC) is to provide the fNIRS community (scientists, clinicians, industries) with a collection of best practice guidelines for supporting all aspects relevant to the fNIRS technique, from performance assessment of instrumentation to correct implementation of fNIRS measurements, from basic data analysis procedures to advanced statistical methods. Check out Resources Tab to find out more on hardware, software, data streaming and data format.

Alessandro Torricelli, Italy, Chair ‪ ‪Meryem Ayşe Yücel‬, USA, co-Chair

Contact Alessandro if you are interested on becoming a member.

Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee

We are working on establishing a DEI committee.

Joy Hirsch, USA, Chair (2021-),
Guy Perkins, UK (2022-)

Contact Joy if you are interested on becoming a member.