Our team


The four founders of Magnetic Tides are all current employees of UC Berkeley. 

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Rich Ivry

Prof. Richard Ivry has been on the Berkeley faculty since 1991. To study various aspects of human performance, his lab uses multiple cognitive neuroscience tools including brain stimulation (tES and TMS), neuroimaging, and behavioral work involving patients with neurological disorders. 


Ludovica Labruna

Dr. Ludovica Labruna is a neuropsychologist with expertise in NIBS techniques and cognitive rehabilitation. Her research focus has been on understanding individual differences in the efficacy of tES methods. 

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Daniel Sheltraw

Dr. Daniel Sheltraw has expertise in magnetic resonance physics, applied mathematics and control systems engineering.  His research, focused on solving the physics and engineering challenges of extending TMS and tES systems beyond their present capabilities, led to the theoretical development of kTMP. 

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Ben Inglis

Dr. Ben Inglis is head physicist at the UC Berkeley Brain Imaging Center, overseeing a multi-user core facility for neuroscience research. In this role, Ben supports various efforts to develop new clinical applications using magnetic resonance and other non-invasive methods.