Yasaman Amannejad, PhD
Software Engineer, Assistant Professor at Mount Royal University
My Current & Previous Projects
Application of machine learning in healthcare - with the focus on diagnosing tropical diseases.
Distributed machine learning on resource constrained devices (wearable, IoT, Sensor, cellphones).
Machine learning for social challenges: with the focus on domestic violence, suicide, and homelessness.
Performance analysis of big data applications.
Application of natural language processing in healthcare - extracting structural records from free-text reports.
Application of machine learning in healthcare - with the focus on Multiple Myeloma cancer diagnoses.
Performance analysis of cloud-based applications.
Selected Recognition, Awards, & Grants
NSERC Discovery Grant, 2020.
New Frontiers in Research Fund-Exploration, 2020.
Member of NSERC-NSF working group for devising diversity integration in NSE research guidelines, 2020.
Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award, 2019.
IRFG Research Grant, Mount Royal University, 2018.
Start-up Grant, Faculty of Science, Mount Royal University, 2018.
Outstanding Teaching Performance Award, University of Calgary, 2016.
SAITSA Award, In recognition of Instructor Excellence, 2016.
Multiple Research Productivity Award, University of Calgary, 2013 - 2017.
Residence Education Team Leadership Award, University of Calgary, 2017.
Alberta Innovates-Technology Futures (AITF) Award, 2015.
Eyes High Doctoral Scholarship, University of Calgary, 2015.
Outstanding Team Contributor Award, University of Calgary, 2016.
Teaching Assistance Excellence Award, University of Calgary, 2015.
RLPA Leadership Society Award, In recognition of outstanding leadership, 2015.
Intact Award, In recognition of leadership contributions, 2015.
Office: B170 H
(currently working remotely)