Gualtiero Piccinini is associate professor of philosophy in the Department of Philosophy and the Center for Neurodynamics at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. He has written extensively on the nature of computation, computational theories of cognition, the relationship between psychology and neuroscience, concepts, and consciousness. He received several awards and fellowships, including a Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Scholars' Award by the National Science Foundation. He is the founder and administrator of Brains (http://www.philosophyofbrains.com/), an academic group blog in the philosophy of mind, psychology, and neuroscience.
For more, see http://www.umsl.edu/~piccininig/ .