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Chris Fink



Assistant Professor of Physics-Astronomy and Neuroscience

(740) 368-3770

cgfink [at] owu.edu


  • B.S. in Physics, Taylor University
  • M.S.E. in Electrical Engineering: Systems, University of Michigan
  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of Michigan

Teaching Interests

  • Introductory physics
  • Electronics
  • Computational & systems neuroscience

Research Interests

  • Understanding the role of neuronal synchronization in the function and dysfunction of the brain
  • Using phase response curves to characterize the propensity for synchronization of neuronal populations
  • Investigating the biophysical basis for synaptic downscaling during sleep
  • Understanding the role of high-frequency oscillations in epileptogenesis