Staff Profiles

Alex Piet, Ph.D.

Scientist I

Alex is a scientist on the Modeling, Analysis, and Theory (MAT) team, investing neural coding during visually guided behavior. Before joining the Allen Institute, Alex earned his PhD at Princeton University in Computational Neuroscience and was advised by Carlos Brody, and a B.S. from the University of Washington.


Research Interests

I am interested in how neurons collectively encode information and what they are trying to encode. 


  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Behavior

Research Programs

  • Neural Coding
  • MAT