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Dr Lucas Franca

Assistant Professor

Department: Computer and Information Sciences

I am an Assistant Professor in Computer and Information Sciences at Northumbria University. My research interests include Complex Systems, Computational Neuroscience and Machine Learning. I have a BSc in physics, a MSc in Physics (Statistical Physics and Complex Systems), and a PhD in Computational Neuroscience.

Lucas Franca

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Neonatal brain dynamic functional connectivity in term and preterm infants and its association with early childhood neurodevelopment, Franca, L., Ciarrusta, J., Gale-Grant, O., Fenn-Moltu, S., Fitzgibbon, S., Chew, A., Falconer, S., Dimitrova, R., Cordero-Grande, L., Price, A., Hughes, E., O'Muircheartaigh, J., Duff, E., Tuulari, J., Deco, G., Counsell, S., Hajnal, J., Nosarti, C., Arichi, T., Edwards, A., McAlonan, G., Batalle, D. 8 Feb 2024, In: Nature Communications
  • Effects of gestational age at birth on perinatal structural brain development in healthy term-born babies, Gale-Grant, O., Fenn-Moltu, S., França, L., Dimitrova, R., Christiaens, D., Cordero-Grande, L., Chew, A., Falconer, S., Harper, N., Price, A., Hutter, J., Hughes, E., O'Muircheartaigh, J., rutherford, m., Counsell, S., Rueckert, D., Nosarti, C., Hajnal, J., McAlonan, G., Arichi, T., Edwards, A., Batalle, D. 1 Apr 2022, In: Human Brain Mapping
  • Optimizing Trajectories for Cranial Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy Using Computer-Assisted Planning: A Machine Learning Approach, Li, K., Vakharia, V., Sparks, R., França, L., Granados, A., McEvoy, A., Miserocchi, A., Wang, M., Ourselin, S., Duncan, J. 15 Jan 2019, In: Neurotherapeutics
  • Fractal and Multifractal Properties of Electrographic Recordings of Human Brain Activity: Toward Its Use as a Signal Feature for Machine Learning in Clinical Applications, França, L., Miranda, J., Leite, M., Sharma, N., Walker, M., Lemieux, L., Wang, Y. 10 Dec 2018, In: Frontiers in Physiology
  • Altered Functional Performance in Patients with Fibromyalgia., Costa, I., Gamundí, A., Miranda, J., França, L., De, S., Montoya, P. 26 Jan 2017, In: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

  • Neurosciences PhD
  • Physics MSc
  • Physics BSc


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