Marzyeh Ghassemi

Marzyeh Ghassemi will join the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science as an Assistant Professor in July. She received her PhD in Computer Science from MIT; her MS in Biomedical Engineering from Oxford University; and two BS degrees, in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, from New Mexico State University. Her research focuses on creating and applying machine learning to human health improvement. Ghassemi’s work has been published in topconferences and journals including NeurIPS, FaCCT, The Lancet Digital HealthJAMA, the AMA Journal of Ethics, and Nature Medicine, and featured in popular press such as MIT News, NVIDIA, and the Huffington Post. A British Marshall Scholar and American Goldwater Scholarwho has completed graduate fellowships at organizations including Xerox and the NIH, Ghassemi has been named one of MIT Tech Review’s 35 Innovators Under 35. Ghassemi organized MIT’s first Hacking Discrimination event and was awarded MIT’s 2018 Seth J. Teller Award for Excellence, Inclusion and Diversity. She also is on the Senior Advisory Council of Women in Machine Learning (WiML) and founded the ACM Conference on Health, Inference and Learning (ACM CHIL).



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