Lucas França, PhD

Lucas França, PhD

Research Associate

King's College London

Biography

I am a research associate to Dr Dafnis Batallé at the Centre for the Developing Brain and the Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science, King’s College London. 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.

Interests
  • Complex systems
  • Neuroscience
  • Machine learning
Education
  • PhD in Computational Neuroscience, 2020

    University College London

  • MSc in Physics (Statistical Physics and Complex Systems), 2015

    Federal University of Bahia

  • BSc in Physics, 2013

    Federal University of Bahia

The Great Wave off Kanagawa

This page features Katsushika Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa as a background and also adopts a colour palette inspired by the same piece. Produced circa 1829–1833, this is one of my favourite pieces of art. I do appreciate the composition, as well as the fractal properties of the ‘Great Wave’ - a topic that I hold dearly, as you shall see…

The Great Wave off Kanagawa

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
Research Associate
May 2020 – Present London, UK
 
 
 
 
 
Research Assistant
Feb 2020 – May 2020 London, UK

Skills

R
Python
Statistics
Photography

Recent Publications

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(2021). Effects of gestational age at birth on perinatal structural brain development in healthy term-born babies. bioRxiv.

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(2019). Multicenter validation of automated trajectories for selective laser amygdalohippocampectomy. Epilepsia.

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(2019). On multifractals: A non-linear study of actigraphy data. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications.

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(2017). A novel scheme for the validation of an automated classification method for epileptic spikes by comparison with multiple observers. Clinical Neurophysiology.

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Contact

  • lucas.franca@kcl.ac.uk
  • Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science - Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience - King's College London, 16 De Crespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF