Kohitij Kar

Incoming Assistant Professor (July 1, 2022)
PhD (Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA)
Postdoctoral Training (MIT, Cambridge, USA)
Email:kohitij@mit.edu
Website: http://vital-kolab.org

Sample Publications:

1. Kar, K., Kubilius, J., Schmidt, K., Issa, E. B., & DiCarlo, J. J. (2019). Evidence that recurrent circuits are critical to the ventral stream’s execution of core object recognition behavior. Nature neuroscience, 22(6), 974-983.

2. Bashivan*, P., Kar*, K., & DiCarlo, J. J. (2019). Neural population control via deep image synthesis. Science, 364(6439). [* denotes equal contribution]

3. Kar, K., & DiCarlo, J. J. (2021). Fast recurrent processing via ventrolateral prefrontal cortex is needed by the primate ventral stream for robust core visual object recognition. Neuron, 109(1), 164-176.

4. Rajalingham, R., Kar, K., Sanghavi, S., Dehaene, S., & DiCarlo, J. J. (2020). The inferior temporal cortex is a potential cortical precursor of orthographic processing in untrained monkeys. Nature communications, 11(1), 1-13.

5. Kar, K., Duijnhouwer, J., & Krekelberg, B. (2017). Transcranial alternating current stimulation attenuates neuronal adaptation. Journal of Neuroscience, 37(9), 2325-2335.

6. Kubilius, J., Schrimpf, M., Kar, K., Rajalingham, R., Hong, H., Majaj, N., ... & DiCarlo, J. J. (2019). Brain-Like Object Recognition with High-Performing Shallow Recurrent ANNs. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (oral presentation), 32, 12805-12816.