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Student Profile: Shadi Momtahen

February 10, 2022
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Mechatronic Systems Engineering doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences

Shadi Momtahen obtained her BSc (Computer Science) from Simon Fraser University (SFU), Canada and is currently working as a PhD candidate (Mechatronic Systems Engineering) at SFU and as a research assistant at BC Cancer. Her PhD research is based on the multi-modality breast cancer assessment tools using diffuse optical tomography and machine learning.

WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO COME TO SFU?

Considering SFU’s reputation for science and technology, and its excellence in this field.

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR RESEARCH OR YOUR PROGRAM TO A FAMILY MEMBER?

Application of machine learning for cancer diagnosis and detection.

WHAT ARE YOU PARTICULARLY ENJOYING ABOUT YOUR STUDIES/RESEARCH AT SFU?

I’m enjoying the multicultural, positive, and supportive atmosphere at SFU.

HAVE YOU BEEN THE RECIPIENT OF ANY MAJOR OR DONOR-FUNDED AWARDS? IF SO, PLEASE TELL US WHICH ONES AND A LITTLE ABOUT HOW THE AWARDS HAVE IMPACTED YOUR STUDIES AND/OR RESEARCH.

I have been fortunate to be selected as the recipient of the following awards: - Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), 2019 - SFU Graduate Fellowship 2020 & 2021.

 

Contact : smomtahe@sfu.ca

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