Morteza Mahdiani

Machine Learning | Cognitive Neuroscience

Email: m72.morteza(at)gmail
I am a research assistant at Charest Lab, working in the area of NeuroAI and developing a platform to investigate the alignment of AI models with brain imaging data. Previously, I was a research assistant at Mila (Quebec AI Institute) and have worked as an engineer in various companies and international organizations.

Université de Montréal

Montreal, Canada

February 2024 - Present

Research Assistant

  • Designing and developing a platform for NeuroAI research to investigate the alignment of AI models with brain data.


Montreal, Canada

April 2023 - December 2023

Research Assistant

  • Investigating Dual-pathway visual procedure in the brain.

Proaction Lab

Coimbra, Portugal

Sept. 2021 - November 2022

Vision Science Research Assistant

  • Comparing the visual activity of the human brain with artificial deep neural networks.
  • Investigating most-connected areas in the brain for object detection.

The GRAPH Network

Jun. 2020 - Apr. 2022

Data Science Specialist

  • International & multidisciplinary group. Find more information here.

ARIS Company

Tehran, Iran

Jan 2020 - Sept 2021

Machine Learning Engineer

  • Working on agricultural data to create a model for plant disease detection along with a dashboard that farmers know their real-time information about their farms. Developing a machine vision based webapp for detecting ornamental plants and suggesting the required tips for growing and caring them.
  • Designing and Developing a machine vision based webapp for detecting pets and help clients to know how to care them. here you can explore this app.


Geneva, Switzerland

Dec. 2020 - Jan. 2021

Project Coordinator and Consultant

  • Designing a centralized database for financial data related to HIV disease. Requirement engineering phase was done to optimize the database.

Health Emergency Information and Risk Assessment (HIM)

WHO Regional Office for Africa
Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

Jun. 2020 - Nov. 2020

Data Engineer Consultant

  • Preparing ONA based forms to gather COVID-19 information. Analysis the information and developing a dashboard based on Power BI to present them.
  • Data scraping of the information related to the COVID-19 for validating and completing other sources.
  • Automatize and facilitate data analysis procedures with Python scripts.

Bachelors Degree

Amirkabir University of Technology
(Tehran Polytechnic)

Sept. 2013 - Sept. 2018

Bachelor of Technology in Computer Software Engineering

  • Thesis title: Implementing and designing an ontology-based system for data cleaning and cleansing(link).