Minhaj Nur Alam

School of Data Science
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University School of Medicine; ML Scientist, Spren.AI
UNC Charlotte

Education: Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering

Courses Taught: DSBA 6165:Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning

Biography:
Dr. Minhaj Nur Alam is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the Stanford University School of Medicine. At Stanford, he is affiliated with the Center for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Medicine and Imaging (AIMI) and the department of Biomedical Data Science. He is also involved with a healthcare startup, Spren.AI, that focuses on sensor less biomarker detection for health analytics. His research interests are AI for clinical diagnostics, self-supervised learning, quantitative imaging biomarker development, e-Medicine (remote care), and biomedical optical instrumentation. Dr. Alam has been awarded with several seed grants, awards, and honors during his postdoctoral and graduate training. Some of them include the University of Illinois Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Award, Provost’s Graduate Research Award, College of Engineering Award for Exceptional Research Promise, NIH CCTS Pre-doctoral Fellowship, and seed grants from Google Inc., Illinois Society for Preventing the Blindness, and Bangladesh ICT division. Dr. Alam is currently teaching DSBA 6165: Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning as an adjunct faculty member at the UNC Charlotte School of Data Science