Current Members


Dr. Raza Abidi (Professor)Raza Abidi
Research interests: Knowledge Management; Intelligent Information and Web-Service Personalization; Health Informatics.
Dr. Samina Abidi (Assistant Professor)
samina.abidi@dal.caSamina Abidi
Research interests: Clinical Decision Support; Health Knowledge Modeling and Computerization; Patient Centered Care; Comorbid Care Planning; Knowledge Translation; Health Information Systems Design and Health Systems Evaluation.
Samuel StewartSamuel Stewart
Research interests: Natural Language Processing; Semantic Mapping; Semantic Knowledge Acquisition; Semantic Linking; Electronic Health Record Deployment; Social Network Analysis; Tag Cloud Similarity; Big Data Analysis; Real Time Dashboards; Statistical Analysis

Post Doctoral Fellows

Patrice C RoyPatrice C. Roy
Research interests: Ambient intelligence; Smart homes; Health Informatics; Ubiquitous computing; Multi-agent systems; Context awareness; Activity/plan recognition; Machine learning; Knowledge representation; Description logic; Uncertainty theories; Cognitive assistance; Ontology; Semantic Web; Computer vision; Earth sciences.
William Van WoenselWilliam Van Woensel
Research interests: Mobile Computing; Semantic Web; Web Services; Health Informatics.
Raquel Dias

PhD Scholars

Hossein MohammadhassanzadehHossein Mohammadhassanzadeh
Research interests: Data Mining; Text Mining; Machine Learning; Trust and Reputation Mechanisms; Social Network Analysis; Decision Support Systems; Financial Engineering.
Ghdeer Abdulhakeem TashkandiGhdeer Tashkandi

Research interests: User interface design for health care; HCI; User-centered; Patient Education; DSS; UI; GUI; and Guidelines.
Ali Daowddaowd

Research interests: eHealth; public health informatics; patient self management; patient-oriented care; health data visualization; and behaviour change

Master’s Scholars

Benjamin Rose-DavisBenjamin Rose-Davis
Research interests: Health Informatics, knowledge translation, user engagement and empowerment
Scott O’KeefeScott O'Keefe
Research interests: Health informatics; Ambient intelligence; Smart homes; Knowledge management
Jamey Martell
Research interests: eHealth, Health Informatics, Computerized Decision Support Systems, Data Mining, Predictive Analytics, Patient Engagement and Self-Management.
Syed Faizan


Medical students

Mustafa Babadagli



Ali Rizvi