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RECENT NEWS, AWARDS & HONOURS

LaFoPaFo

I am fortunate to be part of a fantastic team that developed a tool, LaFoPaFo, that can accurately forecast the number of future Covid cases (and deaths), many weeks in the future. Check out the published article, and the associated popular press.

Our team is mentioned in a new Globe & Mail Article! 

You can access it here through CTV News.
It was published alongside five "projects to watch" in Canada.

We're on German TV!
A story on this research was aired on the German national TV show "Nano" (channel 3Sat) - AI against schizophrenia

Read the recent Folio Article here!
Researchers aim to use machine learning to improve diagnosis, treatment of mental illness. 

GREAT SUPERVISOR AWARD

I am very fortunate to work with many immensely talented, and hard working, students... who recently surprised me (again!) by nominating me to receive a 2020 Great Supervisor Award

CIFAR AI Chair

I am grateful and proud to be awarded a CIFAR AI Chair!

CONGRATULATIONS TO MY STUDENTS

 

HUMZA

He has won the CAIAC "Best MSc Thesis" Award, as well as this year's CS Department "Outstanding Masters Thesis" Award!

ANIMESH

The MSc Thesis by Animesh Kumar Paul "Learning Models for Psychiatric Diagnosis and Prognosis" was nominated for a best MSc Thesis.

ROBERTO

Dr. Roberto Vega, who passed his PhD exam on Monday 12/Sept, with a dissertation that is nominated for best thesis

JEFF

I am delighted to announce that my (co-supervised) PhD student Jeff Sawalha won the “Best Video Presentation” award at the recent Canadian Symposium for Computational Neuroscience (organized by Campus Alberta Neuroscience) for his presentation: “Predicting pediatric anxiety from the temporal pole using neural responses to emotional faces”

https://youtu.be/dHHazhIz-do (actual paper: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-021-95987-4)