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.

  • Best Paper Award of IFIP/IEEE IM 2015, Paper 2015. [news]

  • 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)