Soheyla Amirian, Ph.D.


Soheyla Amirian, Ph.D.

610B Boyd Graduate Studies Research Center
200 D. W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA 30602
United States

Soheyla Amirian is currently a faculty lecturer at the School of Computing, University of Georgia, where she is also leading the educational and research efforts at the Applied Machine Intelligence Initiatives & Education (AMIIE) Laboratory, working with a multidisciplinary team of faculty members, students, and investigators to design, build, validate, and deploy artificial intelligence (AI) and data-driven machine learning (ML) algorithms and statistical learning in different settings, such as public health, imaging informatics, and education. I earned my BSc, MSc, and Ph.D. all in Computer Science, with a focus on AI, computer vision, and machine learning/deep learning computational components.

Amirian is the 2019 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence CSCI Outstanding Achievement awardee, the 2021 UGA Outstanding Teaching Assistant, the NVIDIA GPU awardee, the 2020 and 2022 ACM Richard TAPIA Conference Scholarship awardee and was named a finalist of the 2020 NCWIT (National Center for Women and Information Technology) Collegiate Award. Of late, Amirian has authored 25+ peer-reviewed publications and organized several conferences and tutorials on computational intelligence in digital health sciences, serving as a program committee member in different conferences (e.g., ISVC).

  • PhD, Computer Science, University of Georgia
  • MSc, IT Computer Networks, Amirkabir University of Technology – Tehran Polytechnic
  • BSc, Computer Software Engineering, Islamic Azad University
Professional Appointments

Lecturer, School of Computing, University of Georgia

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