Cullen School of Engineering

Location

Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
N308 Engineering Building 1
Houston, Texas 77004-4005
Phone: 713-743-4400
Fax: 713-743-4444
Department: ece [at] egr [dot] uh [dot] edu
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Faculty

Dr. Bhavin R. Sheth

Associate Professor

N308 Engineering Building 1

Houston, Texas 77204-4005

Tel: 713-743-4935 | Fax: 713-743-4444

Email: brsheth [at] uh [dot] edu

Website: http://shethlab.egr.uh.edu/

Education

  • BS Computer Science (summa cum laude), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • MS Computer Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • MS Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • PhD Cognitive Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Classes

Courses Taught at UH

  • ECE 1331 Computers & Problem Solving
  • ECE3331 Programming Applications in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 3366 Introduction to Digital Signal Processing
  • ECE 6302 Introduction to Neuroengineering

Awards and Honors

Research

Research Interests

  • Visual perception;  Functions of sleep; Autism spectrum disorders; Interaction between central and autonomic nervous systems (mind-body interaction); Perceptual statistics; Neural basis of insight.


Presentations

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

  • Coskun, M.A., Loveland, K.A., Pearson, D.A., Papanicolaou, A.C. and Sheth, B. R. (2013) Interaction of finger representations in the cortex of individuals with autism: A functional window into cortical inhibition. Autism Res. (in press).pdf

  • Coskun, M.A., Loveland, K.A., Pearson, D.A., Papanicolaou, A.C. and Sheth, B. R. (2013). Functional assays of local connectivity in the somatosensory cortex of individuals with autism. Autism Res. 6(3): 190-200. pdf

  • Jiang, R., Jansen, B. H., Sheth, B. R., and Chen J. (2013) Dynamic multi-channel TMS with reconfigurable coil. IEEE Trans. Neural Syst. Rehabil. Eng. 21(3): 370-375. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R., Varghese, R. and Truong, T. (2012) Sleep shelters verbal memory from different kinds of interference. SLEEP 35(7): 985-996. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R., Serranzana, A., Anjum, S.F., and Khan, M. (2012) Sleep’s influence on a reflexive form of memory that does not require voluntary attention. SLEEP 35(5): 657-666. pdf

  • Tsiaras, V., Simos, P.G., Rezaie, R., Sheth, B. R., Garyfallidis, E., Castillo, E. M., Papanicolaou, A. C. (2011) Extracting biomarkers of autism from MEG resting-state functional connectivity networks. Comput Biol Med 41(12): 1166-1177. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R. (2011) The anti-McCollough effect: the mystery remains. Atten Percept Psychophys 73(7):14, 2203-2204. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R., Liu, J., Olagbaju, O., Varghese, L., Mansour, R., Reddoch, S., Pearson, D.A., and Loveland, K.A. (2011) Detecting Social and Non-Social Changes in Natural Scenes: Performance of Children with and Without Autism Spectrum Disorders and Typical Adults. Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders 41(4): 434-446. pdf
  • Chatterjee, G., Wu, D.A., and Sheth, B. R. (2011) Phantom flashes caused by interactions across visual space. Journal of Vision 11(2):14, 1-17. pdf

  • Nieman D.*, Sheth, B. R.* and Shimojo, S. (2010) Perceiving a discontinuity in motion. Journal of Vision 10 (6): 9, 1-23. *—joint first authors. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R., Ventura, G. and Wu, D. A. (2009) Does adaptation of motion direction detectors affect bias or sensitivity of direction judgments? Perception 38: 1621-1627. pdf

  • Coskun, M.A., Varghese, L., Reddoch, S., Castillo, E.M., Pearson, D.A., Loveland, K.A., Papanicolaou, A.C. and Sheth, B. R. (2009) Increased response variability in autistic brains? NeuroReport 20: 1543-1548. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R., Nguyen, N, and Janvelyan, D. (2009). Does sleep really influence face recognition memory? PLoS ONE 4: e5496. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R., Sandkühler, S. and Bhattacharya, J. (2009) Posterior beta and anterior gamma oscillations predict cognitive insight. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 21: 1269-1279. pdf

  • Coskun, M.A., Varghese, L., Reddoch, S., Castillo, E.M., Pearson, D.A., Loveland, K.A., Papanicolaou, A.C. and Sheth, B. R. (2009) How somatic cortical maps differ in autistic and typical brains. NeuroReport 20: 175-179. pdf

  • Liu, S. and Sheth, B. R. (2009) Discrimination of behaviorally irrelevant auditory stimuli in stage II sleep. NeuroReport 20: 207-212. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R. and Pham, T. (2008) How emotional arousal and valence influence access to awareness. Vision Research 48: 2415-2424. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R., Janvelyan, D. and Khan, M. (2008) Practice makes imperfect: restorative effects of sleep on motor learning. PLoS ONE 3(9): e3190. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R. and Shimojo, S. (2008) Adapting to an aftereffect. Journal of Vision 8: 1-10. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R. and Wu, D.A. (2008) Single mechanism, divergent effects; multiple mechanisms, convergent effect. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31: 215. pdf

  • Kanai R., Sheth, B. R., Verstraten, F.A.J. and Shimojo, S. (2007) Dynamic perceptual changes in audiovisual simultaneity. PLoS ONE 2(12): e1253. pdf

  • Kanai R.*, Sheth, B. R.* and Shimojo, S. (2007) Dynamic evolution of motion perception. Vision Research 47: 937-945. *—joint first authors. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R. (2005) Memory consolidation during sleep: A form of brain restitution. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28: 81-82. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R. and Shimojo, S. (2004) Sound aided recovery from and persistence against filling-in. Vision Research 44: 1907-1917. pdf

  • Kanai R.*, Sheth, B. R.* and Shimojo, S. (2004) Stopping the motion and sleuthing the flash-lag effect: spatial uncertainty is the key to perceptual mislocalization. Vision Research 44: 2605-2619. *—joint first authors. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R. and Shimojo, S. (2004) Extrinsic cues suppress the encoding of intrinsic cues. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 16: 339-350. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R. and Shimojo, S. (2003) Signal strength determines the nature of the relationship between perception and working memory. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 15: 173-184. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R. and Shimojo, S. (2002) How the lack of visuomotor feedback affects even the early stages of goal-directed pointing movements. Experimental Brain Research 143: 181-190. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R. and Shimojo, S. (2001) Compression of space in visual memory. Vision Research 41: 329-341. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R. and Shimojo, S. (2000) In space, the past can be recast but not the present. Perception 29: 1279-1290. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R., Nijhawan, R., and Shimojo, S. (2000) Changing objects lead briefly flashed ones. Nature Neuroscience 3: 489-495. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R., Moore, C.I., and Sur, M. (1998) Temporal modulation of spatial borders in rat barrel cortex. J. Neurophysiol. 79: 464-470. http://jn.physiology.org/content/79/1/464.full.pdf

  • Sheth, B. R., Sharma J., Rao C.S., and Sur, M. (1996) Orientation maps of subjective contours in visual cortex. Science 274: 2110-2215. pdf

  • Nelson, S.B., Toth, L.J., Sheth, B., and Sur, M. (1994) Orientation selectivity of cortical neurons persists during intracellular blockade of inhibition. Science 265: 774-777. pdf

  • Sheth, B. R., Nag, P. K., and Hellwarth, R. W. (1991) Driver mechanisms on cellular automata. Complex Systems 5: 487-496.

  • Sheth, B. R., Nag, P. K., and Hellwarth, R. W. (1991) Binary addition on cellular automata. Complex Systems 5: 479-486.


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