Amir Aminifar is an Assistant Professor (Biträdande Universitetslektor) in the Department of Electrical and Information Technology at Lund University, Sweden, and the Head of the Intelligent Systems Laboratory (INTELLIGENTiSTs). He received his Ph.D. degree from the Swedish National Computer Science Graduate School (CUGS), Linköping University, Sweden, in 2016. During 2016-2020, he held a Scientist position in the Institute of Electrical Engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Switzerland. During 2014-2015, he visited the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA, and Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy.
Amir Aminifar has been involved in several national/international projects, including the Medical Informatics Platform (MIP) of the European Human Brain Project (HBP), the ML-edge Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) project, the e-Glass Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) project, the Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP), and the Swedish Research Council (VR). He has a history of successful collaboration with industry and medical partners, including General Motors (GM), Texas Instruments (TI), SmartCardia, the Lausanne University Hospital in Switzerland, the Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark, and the Skåne University Hospital in Sweden.
Finally, he has been teaching the M.Sc. course in Artificial Intelligence (with 221 students) and the Ph.D. course in Machine Learning at Lund University. He has also been teaching the Ph.D. course "Design and Optimization of Internet of Things (IoT) Systems" at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) and the MOOC course on IoT Systems and Industrial Applications with Design Thinking.