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About Me...

I completed my PhD in Biomedical Engineering at University of Toronto where I was a graduate fellow of Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society and a postgraduate affiliate of Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence

My PhD projects focused on two successive series of topics:

(1) finding areas of misalignment between automated vehicles and the preferences and capabilities of older adults living with and without dementia.

(2) proposing intelligent in-vehicle systems to help alleviate the identified misalignments.

See the Research page for the list of my publications and thesis. 

I currently work as an AI consultant for Quebec National Institute of Public Health. Prior to my PhD, I completed a bachelor's in Electrical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.