IMICS Members

Farzad Khalvati, PhD, Principal Investigator: Dr. Farzad Khalvati is Endowed Chair in Medical Imaging and Artificial Intelligence at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and University of Toronto. He is also an Associate Scientist at SickKids Research Institute and Department of Diagnostic Imaging. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Imaging and Institute of Medical Science, with a cross appointment to the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto. Dr. Khalvati received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Waterloo in 2009 and before joining University of Toronto, he worked as an imaging and AI scientist in biomedical industry and then as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Sunnybrook Research Institute. Dr. Khalvati is a recipient of several awards from NSERC, OCE, and CIHR and his dissertation was selected and patented by the University of Waterloo Commercialization Office.

Ernest (Khashayar) Namdar, MASc, MEng, Machine Learning Researcher

Saman Motamed, MSc Candidate

Ruqian Hao, Visiting PhD Scholar

Partoo Vafaeikia, MSc Candidate

Sajith Rajapaska, MSc Candidate


Yucheng Zhang (with Dr. Masoom Haider) (2017-2019), MSc, Thesis: Deep Radiomics Analytics Pipeline for Prognosis of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (Now Medical Student at University of Toronto)

Junjie Zhang (with Dr. Masoom Haider) (2015-2017), Postdoctoral Fellow (Now Research Data Scientist at RBC Capital Markets)

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Julia Le (2018) (Now MSc student at University of Toronto)

Saman Motamed (2018-2019) (Now MSc student at University of Toronto)

Jacob Yoo (2017, 2019) (Now MSc student at York University)

Yucheng Zhang (2015-2017) (Now Medical Student at University of Toronto)

Tyler Clark (2016-2017)

Harry Kim (2018)

Jeffrey Francis (2017)

Dylan Clark (2017)

Steve Ming (2015)

Derek Jedral (2015)

Nilaan Gunabalachandran (2015)