Ahmad Pesaranghader

Ahmad Pesaranghader – Postdoctoral researcher

Ahmad Pesaranghader joined the OMICS lab in September 2019 as a postdoctoral researcher at Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) and Mila advised by and collaborating with Julie Hussin and Yoshua Bengio. His research interests and expertise include application and development of Deep Learning algorithms to medical domain — particularly in the context of Bioinformatics and Precision Medicine for which computational representation and analysis of multi-omics data, with respect to their associated challenges, are mainly concerned.

He obtained his Ph.D. from Dalhousie University in Computer Science, Machine Learning and Big Data, during which he was supervised by Stan Matwin and Marina Sokolova. He has several years of hands-on experience working with medical and biomedical data, in both academia and industry.

He is now a is a postdoctoral researcher at McGill University and Mila advised by Dr. Yue Li.