Gabriel Dias – MSc Student, Biomedical Engineering (University of Calgary)

Gabriel is a visiting research master's student in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Calgary, under the supervision of Drs. Roberto Souza and Ashley Harris. His main supervisor in Brazil is Dr. Leticia Rittner. He graduated in Electrical Engineering from the University of Campinas and was awarded the Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program scholarship. His research interest lies in contributing to the ongoing efforts to overcome barriers to clinical use in Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. Specifically, he is investigating Machine Learning techniques that can speed up the acquisitions for the study of the gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) metabolite. Additionally, he is a Google DeepMind scholar with a commitment to the ethical progression of Artificial Intelligence. 

Neha Gianchandani – MSc Student, Biomedical Engineering (University of Calgary)


Neha is a master's student in the Biomedical Engineering graduate program of the University of Calgary. She has an undergraduate background in Computer Science and is working on research in the areas of machine learning and deep learning applied to brain magnetic resonance imaging. The goal of her project is to detect regional biomarkers of brain ageing using magnetic resonance imaging. She currently holds the Brain CREATE scholarship for pursuing research in the area of neurotechnologies. She is an early career researcher with an interest in utilizing technologies to improve healthcare. Look at her Google Scholar page for a list of relevant publications.

Rodrigo Berto – MSc Student, Biomedical Engineering (University of Calgary)

Rodrigo is a master's student in biomedical engineering at the university of Calgary. His undergraduate is in Electronic Engineering and he graduated with Magna Cum Laude Honors at the Aeronautics Institute of Technology in Brazil. Rodrigo's research is on improving preprocessing of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy data with machine learning. Rodrigo has worked for two years as a data engineer in a renewable energy company and he's passionate about developing data pipeline and data structure solutions. 

Youssef Beauferris, MSc 

Youssef holds a master’s in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Calgary. He developed his work under the supervision of Dr. Roberto Souza. Youssef has a Mechanical Engineering degree with a specialization in Biomedical Engineering. His research focused on improving Magnetic Resonance imaging by leveraging multi-visit information. Youssef is passionate about developing improved data integration strategies to reduce medical imaging wait times. Youssef holds a CONP and an Alberta Graduate Excellence scholarships. Youssef is currently working at a Calgary-based start-up company named HelpWear.

Parisa Saat, MSc

Parisa has a master’s student in Software Engineering from the University of Calgary, working under the supervision of Dr. Hadi Hemmati and Dr. Roberto Souza. She received her B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Tehran. She is interested in applications of machine learning in healthcare and developing robust and generalized machine learning methods for medical applications. Her research is on domain adaption techniques for medical images. She specifically worked with brain magnetic resonance imaging segmentation. Parisa is currently working at a start-up company named Foqus Technologies.


Swastik Mukherjee - MITACS exchange student (Summer 2023)

Yogesh Chawla - MITACS exchange student (Summer 2023)

Shannon Wong  - Summer student (Summer 2023)

Mansi Singhal - MITACS exchange student (Summer 2023)

Timothy Thomas George - MITACS exchange student (Summer 2023)

Armin Sandhu - Summer student (Summer 2023)

Akhil Nair - MITACS exchange student (Summer 2023)

Muhammad Athar Ganaie - MITACS exchange student (Summer 2022)

Muhammad Yusuf Hassan - MITACS exchange student (Summer 2022)

Daniel Austin - Summer Student (Summer 2022)

Keilan Pieper - BME Undergraduate thesis (Fall 2021 and Winter 2022)

Jeffrey Roszell - BME Undergraduate thesis (Fall 2021 and Winter 2022)

Jason Xu - BME Undergraduate thesis (Fall 2021 and Winter 2022)

Avnnet Gill - BME Undergraduate thesis (Winter 2022)

Sharar Sifat - Physics Undergraduate research (Winter 2022)

Jeremy Bilic - BME Undergraduate thesis (Fall 2021)

Harshal Patel - Summer Student (Summer 2021)

Maheen Hossain - Summer Student (Summer 2021)

Lucas Ion - Summer Student (Summer 2021)

Deborah Martinuzzi - Summer Student (Summer 2021) 

Wafa Anam - BME Undergraduate thesis (Fall 2020)

Eric Fung - BME Undergraduate thesis (Fall 2020)

High School

Dhyan Patel (Summer 2021)