locationThe Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience is located at the University of Waterloo in the city of Waterloo, Ontario. Currently, the various labs are located in the faculties of the lab head. The Centre itself is on the sixth floor of the new Engineering 7 (E7) building. This space includes computational labs, robotics labs, collaboration space, faculty offices, graduate student offices, and so on. The director's office is in E7 6324 (see map above). Visitor parking is available in lot Q (see map above).

Here is the University Campus Map for more context.

The University of Waterloo is located roughly 98 kilometers/60 miles west of Toronto and east of London and 70 kilometers/43 miles northwest of Hamilton.

Directions from major urban centres on Google Maps:

  1. Toronto
  2. London
  3. Hamilton

Directions from Highway 401 to the University of Waterloo campus.

Waterloo researchers among top in Canada

Chris Eliasmith writing on a whiteboardChris Eliasmith, Director of the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience, received the prestigious John C. Polanyi Award  and is also an inaugural member of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists.

How to Build a Brain

Chris Eliasmith’s team at the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience has built Spaun, the world’s largest simulation of a functioning brain. The related book is now available and for the full article Waterloo Stories.


This is a collection of coverage of work with Nengo (Neural Engineering Objects) that has appeared in the popular press recently.