Dr. Parisa Rashidi received her PhD in computer science with an emphasis on machine learning. She is currently an assistant professor at the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at University of Florida (UF). She is also affiliated with the Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE), as well as Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) departments. She is the director of the “Intelligent Health Lab” (i-Heal). Her area of research includes developing machine learning and artificial intelligence methods for solving healthcare problems. More specifically, she is working on: (1) transforming patient care in the Intensive Care Unit by developing autonomous monitoring tools using advanced machine learning techniques, (2) Developing intelligent tools for monitoring cognitive and mental conditions of community-dwelling patients. She has forged a highly collaborative research program across campus to address these problems, collaborating with several departments at College of Medicine including nephrology, anesthesiology, clinical neuropsychology, and aging.
University of Florida, Biomedical Engineering