Prof Mohammad Ghassemi (2010)
Mohammad Ghassemi is an award winning scholar and entrepreneur. He holds a Ph.D from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in computer science with a focus on artificial intelligence, and a minor in institutional communications. He is regarded for his work in creating the world's largest open access intensive care database, a wearable A.I. for social coaching and a rapidly growing platform that connects thousands of students for face-to-face meetings at six universities across the US.
Mohammad has over 10 years of experience working in technical and strategic consulting with some of the world's biggest brands (Allstate, Estee Lauder, Thomson Reuters, and Samsung). In prior engagements, he has guided innovation strategy, and built data-driven technologies that leverage AI+'Big Data' to increase customer engagement, improve cost effectiveness, and prioritize innovation opportunities. He was a recipient of the nationally renowned Goldwater scholarship, the internationally renowned Gates-Cambridge award, and several awards from the National Institutes of Health.
For his entrepreneurial accomplishments, he has received awards from, the Sandbox Innovation Foundation, The Legatum Foundation, The Mind Hand Heart Innovation Fund and MassChallenge. He was a finalist in the Bell-Labs Innovation Prize, and a recent winner of the internationally competitive MassChallenge. He holds multiple US Patents, has published a popular book on AI health applications (+150,000 downloads) and has over 20 peer-reviewed papers in several of the most highly respected scientific journals including: Nature Scientific Data, Science Translational Medicine, Proceedings of the IEEE, and the Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence. His many accomplishments have been featured by the BBC, NPR, The Wall Street Journal and Newsweek.