G. Bard Ermentrout is an American mathematician and distinguished professor at University of Pittsburgh. He is known for his contributions to computational and mathematical neuroscience including his joint work with Nancy Kopell in deriving the Ermentrout and Kopell canonical model, his joint work with David Terman in writing the book Mathematical Foundations of Neuroscience, and for the development of the dynamical systems software XPPAuto.
Outside of work, he is fond of his many pets and has owned many pet parrots over the years. He most recently owns a galah and two corgis. He is also a lover of limericks.