Jason White

Jason White

Senior Research Associate


Office phone: 540-526-2048

Office location: R-2018

Email address: jas0nw@vtc.vt.edu

Jason White develops software and methods used in cutting-edge human neuroscience research in the Montague Laboratory. He is experienced in Scala, Java, Python, C++, R, and Matlab.

Education and Training

  • Rice University: BS , Electrical Engineering

Previous Positions

Software & Systems Architect, Qtags, Inc., Houston, Texas, 2004-2011
Contractor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, 2010-2011
Lead Scientific Programmer/Analyst, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 2002-2009
Software Developer, Quaadros Technologies, Houston, Texas, 2001-2002
Staff Software Architect, Interliant, Houston, Texas, 1998-2001

Selected Publications

Kishida KT, Saez I, Lohrenz TM, Witcher MR, Laxton AW, Tatter SB, White JP, Ellis TL, Phillips PEM, Montague PR. (2016). Subsecond dopamine fluctuations in human striatum encode superposed error signals about actual and counterfactual reward. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 113(1): 200-205. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1513619112.

Kishida KT, Sandberg SG, Lohrenz T, Comair YG, Saez IG, Phillips PEM, Montague PR. (2011). Sub-second dopamine detection in human striatum. PLOS ONE 6(8): e23291. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023291.