Teaching & research interests

  • Interactive digital media
  • Machine learning
  • Health
  • Neuroscience

Sylvain's research

Over the past decade, I have developed a program of research and education focusing on interactive media and neuroscience, including the development of interactive computer-based systems that improve cognitive function by way of induced neuroplasticity. 

Sylvain's biography

Sylvain Moreno, PhD, Director of the Digital Health Hub and Associate Professor at the School of Interactive Arts and Technology. Dr. Moreno is a specialist in neuroscientific technologies related to digital media, rehabilitation and brain fitness solutions. Dr. Moreno has been a member of the New York Academy of Science since 2006. He is the Head of Innovation for the Neurodevnet NCE and part of the AGE-WELL NCE’s innovation team. He has been the recipient of many awards from national and international organizations such as the Early Researcher Award from The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation (2014). His work has received widespread press in various media outlets including the The New York Times and Forbes. He has authored several scientific publications and patents with real-world impacts in clinical and educational environments.


  • PH.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience (with the highest grade)
    University of Aix-Marseille I (2007)
  • Certificate class (medical formation) on physics of fMRI
    University of Aix-Marseille II (2004)
  • Engineering, intellectual property, and business degree
    École des mines d'Alès (2004)
  • Masters in Cognitive Sciences - Computer Sciences (with honours)
    University of Aix-Marseille I (2003)
  • French degree in Sciences and Techniques (with honours) (BS)
    University of Aix-Marseille II (2001)

Current & upcoming courses

This instructor is currently not teaching any courses.