Dr. Ansari is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan. He is the Director of the Data Science Unit at the Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care where he uses computational techniques such as signal and image processing, natural language processing and machine learning to create analytical tools to improve patient care and outcomes. He also uses wearable devices to augment data obtained from the electronic health records and bedside monitors to create more accurate diagnostic and prognostic models for various medical conditions. Dr. Ansari’s research interests span critical care, including prediction of adverse events, heart failure, myocardial infarction, cardiac arrhythmia, sepsis, hemodialysis and non-invasive patient monitoring.
Dr. Ansari earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science and his M.S. degree in Statistics at Virginia Commonwealth University. He received his bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering from the University of Tehran, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, and his M.S. in Computer Science from VCU. He joined the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2020 as a faculty after being a research fellow in the Departments of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics and Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan.