co-Associate Head for Graduate Studies
Department of Mathematics
The Pennsylvania State University
Office: 331 McAllister
Phone: (814) 863 9119
email: ccurto -at- psu -dot- edu
A.B. Harvard University 2000
Ph.D. Duke University 2005
Mathematical Neuroscience Lab
Here is a brief bio.
Mathematics applied to and arising from theoretical and computational neuroscience.
Neural network theory and neural coding. Applied algebra, topology, and geometry.
Check out our CTLN Project website.
Listen to our network songs!!
Software on nebneuron.
My call for more beautiful models in neuroscience.
Just for fun
My advice to young people.
A little poem about mathematicians showing off.
Take my midlife personality quiz.
My favorite physics poem.
A 25-word poem about how (not?) to deal with
academic culture wars.
What's the worst thing about political correctness?
Feynman's 1974 Caltech Commencement Address: Cargo Cult Science.
My email to Politico about Quillette's (lack of) fact-checking on Hill's article.
Argentina on two steaks a day.
Two Simons Foundation articles following my 2018 Cosyne talk:
simple networks and
The March 2018 AMS Notices issue for
Women's History Month.
A nice article in
Forbes about my 2015 PNAS paper. (pdf version)
An article on why mathematical biology is good for mathematics.
A brief history of the Math Revolution!
The case for blind
Want to know more about neuroscience? Check out
Random math questions: mathoverflow.net
Find research articles on PubMed and arXiv.org.
"Still the rain can't confuse the thoughts that come, come in rhythm." -- Tori Amos