Imperial College London

Emeritus ProfessorIgorAleksander

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Honorary Emeritus Professor in Neural Systems Engineering



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Ms Joan O'Brien +44 (0)20 7594 6316




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Honours Etc.

Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

IEE Lifetime Achievement Medal for Informatics (2000)


Research Interests

Artificial Consciousness.

Digital Neuromodelling


Most Useful Recent Publications

Aleksander I: Impossible Minds, My Neurons, My Consciousness. Revised Edition. London: Imperial College Press, 2015

Aleksander I: 'Aristotle's Laptop: Discovering our Informational Minds'. SIngapore: World Scientific Press, 2012

Aleksander I: 'The World In My Mind, My Mind In The World'. Exeter: Imprint Academic, 2005




Aleksander I, Gamez D, 2011, Informational theories of consciousness: a review and extension., Adv Exp Med Biol, Vol:718, ISSN:0065-2598, Pages:139-147

Aleksander I, Morton H, 2008, Computational studies of consciousness, Models of Brain and Mind: Physical, Computational and Psychological Approaches, Vol:168, ISSN:0079-6123, Pages:77-93

Aleksander I, Morton H, 2007, Phenomenology and digital neural architectures, Neural Networks, Vol:20, ISSN:0893-6080, Pages:932-937


Aleksander I, Gamez D, 2011, Informational Theories of Consciousness: A Review and Extension, 4th Brain-inspired Cognitive Systems Conference (BICS 2010), SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN, Pages:139-147, ISSN:0065-2598

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