The NIMBL Team

Lab Leadership

Sarah Kraeutner, PhD (she/her)

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
the University of British Columbia – Okanagan

BSc (H) Psychology,
University of Victoria (2013)

MSc Psychology & Neuroscience,
Dalhousie University (2015)

PhD Psychology & Neuroscience,
Dalhousie University (2019)

Fellowship, Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (Brain Behaviour Lab, the University of British Columbia – Vancouver) (2020-2021)

Google Scholar Profile


Sowmya Gopalakrishnan

Research Technician

Sowmya is responsible for the day to day management and pipeline development of projects involving motion capture.

BSc Kinesiology
the University of British Columbia – Vancouver

Research Team

Parres Holliday

BSc Psychology
Department of Psychology
UBC – Okanagan Campus

UBCO Women’s Varsity Volleyball

Hometown: Calgary, Canada

Harpreet Jaswal

BA Honours Psychology  
Department of Psychology
UBC – Okanagan Campus

Hometown: Kelowna, Canada

Tarri Jessey

BSc Honours Psychology & Biology 
Department of Psychology
UBC – Okanagan Campus

Hometown: Calgary, Canada

Beier Lin

NIMBL Volunteer

BA Psychology, Anthropology
UBC – Okanagan Campus

Hometown: Shenyang, China

Soumyaa Subramanium

BA Psychology 
Department of Psychology
UBC – Okanagan Campus

Hometown: Mumbai, India / Nairobi, Kenya

Alexa Wong

BSc Microbiology and Psychology
Department of Psychology
Department of Biology
UBC – Okanagan Campus

Vice President of the Microbiology Course Union

Hometown: Kelowna, Canada


Sridaran Rajagopal, BASc

Sridaran is an engineering consultant. He graduated from the Mechanical and Biomedical engineering program at UBC, and specializes in instrumentation and material characterization. Collaborations with the NIMBL relate to apparatus customization for experimental setups, including motor and sensor development.

Read more about Sridaran here.

Vicki Komisar, PhD

Dr. Komisar is an Assistant Professor at the UBCO, in the School of Engineering. Her research is focused on development of assistive Technology, fall and injury prevention, and biomechanics.

Read more about Vicki here.