An international leader in the field of healthcare analytics, Dr. Amir Talaei-Khoei focuses primarily on the use of data techniques in healthcare settings to help improve patient outcomes and quality of care. Dr. Amir Talaei-Khoei teaches information systems and analytics courses at the Ansari College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno, in addition to conducting research in areas such as disease modeling, disease prediction and occupational safety.
Dr. Talaei-Khoei’s current research projects include the National Science Foundation-funded initiative Fighting Wildfires under Climate Change, Forecast of COVID-19 through the Measurement of Wastewater Network, funded by City of Sparks as well as Capacity Building in Artificially Intelligent Mining Systems (AIMS), funded by the CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. His research efforts also include the use of social media as a tool for student engagement. Using the lens of revised community of inquiries (RCOI), Dr. Talaei-Khoei examines strategies such as flipped classes and peer-learning practices to observe how students engage both in and out of the classroom.
Dr. Amir Talaei-Khoei holds a master of science in information technology from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and a PhD in information systems from the University of New South Wales in Australia.
Reno, NV, US
Jan 2020 - Present
Co-Founder and CTO Medical AI Systems
Jul 2016 - Present
Associate Professor of Information Systems University of Nevada Reno
Jan 2008 - Jan 2012
PhD University of New South Wales (UNSW) Information Systems
Sep 2006 - Jan 2008
MS Royal Institute of Technology Information Technology