Arezoo Movaghar

Arezoo Movaghar
Develop computational models to improve our understanding of neurodevelopmental disorders<br />

Education

  • Ph.D. student in Biomedical Informatics, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • M.S., Artificial Intelligence, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • B.S., Information Technology Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • B.S., Software Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Research Description

Arezoo Movaghar’s research interest focuses on creating and applying machine learning and statistical methods to address biological and medical research questions. Her academic goal is to create links between and across genetics, psychology, statistics, and computer science. She is particularly interested to explore computational methods to identify phenotypes associated with different diseases, primarily neurodevelopmental disorders such as Fragile X syndrome, autism spectrum disorder and Schizophrenia.

Affiliations

  • Committee member in the First National Amirkabir Artificial Intelligence Challenge (AAIC2012)
  • Executive director of Amirkabir GNU/Linux Festival, Tehran, Iran. 2009-2010
  • Executive director and committee member of Amirkabir annual programing contest, 2008-2010
  • Student committee chair in 14th international and national conference of computer society of Iran,
  • President of student scientific committee of computer engineering department, 2008-2010

Honors

  • Morse scholarship for interdisciplinary research, July 2016
  • Ranked 34th in International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World finals, KTH-Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Team Name: Balloons keepers (As a coach assistant), 2009
  • Outstanding student award in Computer Engineering Bachelor Degree Program, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2009
  • Exceptional Talent Award in Information Technology Bachelor Degree Program, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2007