Synnovate Institute of Research & Education (SIRE) Team

Daryoush Mortazavi, PhD, PEng.
Founder, Researcher, Instructor
Control Systems

Dr. Daryoush Mortazavi founded SIRE in 2017. He works as a researcher and instructor of control system courses at Synnovate as well.

His research expertise is in nano-technology, bio-medical engineering and AI. He has long teaching and engineering expertise in automation and control systems as well.

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Azam Rabiee, PhD
Researcher, Instructor
AI & ML

Dr. Azam Rabiee joined SIRE in March 2020 as the researcher and instructor of Artificial Intelligence (AI) course. She received her B.S. degree in computer Engineering-Hardware from Isfahan University of Technology, Iran, and achieved the first GPA rank among the graduated students in 2002. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. in AI from University of Isfahan (2005) and Islamic Azad University (IAU, 2012), respectively. As a PhD candidate, she visited Bain Science Research Center (BSRC) at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in South Korea from 2010 to 2011. She joined the Department of Computer Science at IAU as an assistant professor, from 2012 to 2017. From 2017 to 2019, she was a postdoctoral researcher at KAIST Institute for AI, South Korea. She has significant understanding of the underlying theory of machine learning and related AI fields. Her research interests include speech signal processing, machine learning, and deep learning.

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Mohammad Mikaeili, PhD
Program Coordinator, Researcher, Instructor
Bio-Medical Eng. AI

Dr. Mohammad Mikaeili joined SIRE in June 2020 as a researcher and instructor of Medical Instrumentation. He accepted the Synnovate’s offer to act as the program coordinator of our Bio-Medical department.
Mohammad received his B.Sc. in Electronics Engineering from Tehran University, Iran, in 1990 and Masters and Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Amirkabir university of technology (AKU) in 1994 and 2001 respectively. His main research interests are Biomedical signal processing (more specifically EEG) and Biomedical instrumentation with several published papers in these fields. He is now with the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Shahed university as Assistant Professor. Besides he is the chairman of the board and co-founder of Hooshmand Fanavar Tehran (HFT) company since 1999. HFT is one of the Iranian leading companies in the field of Medical Laboratory and Brain research instrumentation.

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Farid Rezaeian, PhD
Program Coordinator, Researcher, Instructor
Civil Engineering

Dr. Farid Rezaeian joined SIRE in June 2020 as the researcher and instructor in Civil Engineering. He accepted the Synnovate’s offer to act as the program coordinator of our Civil Engineering department.

Mohammad Baradaran, PhD
Researcher, Instructor
AI, Python

Dr. Mohammad Baradaran joined SIRE in July 2020 as the researcher and instructor of Artificial Intelligence and Python.

Mohammad is a computer vision researcher in the Computer Vision and Systems Laboratory (CVSL) in the department of ECE at Laval University, Canada. He received his B.Sc. in electronics engineering from Razi University, M.Sc. in telecommunications engineering from Sahand University of Technology (SUT) and pursued his PhD at Laval University. His research interests include deep learning, pattern recognition, and computer vision with a particular focus on anomaly detection and video analyzing.

Masih Omid, B.Eng.,
Instructor, Computer Programming

Mr. Masih Omid joined SIRE in July 2020 as an instructor. He is a software developer and trainer. Masih loves building high-grade complex software applications and communicating them with stakeholders and students. Masih has been in the software industry for over 15 years, working on complex software solutions in different domains. His expertise is on Java, JEE and Spring Framework, cloud-native applications and micro-service architecture.  He loves teaching and does it in his unique approach, making it usable for beginners. Masih does explain complex technical concepts in workshops and on his YouTube channel.

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Mr. Behnam Nikkhah (Behn) joined SIRE in September 2020 as a the PMP instructor, where he is responsible for training, and instructing on how to become a PMP(®) (Project Management Professional) and CAPM (®) (Certified Associate in Project Management) certified
Behn received his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and started to work in a project management team of a construction project. He received his PMP in 2013 and moved on to manage inspection projects as a Technical Project Manager using both waterfall/iterative and Agile methodologies in manufacturing and construction projects. He attained a Master’s degree in Manufacturing system engineering from the University Putra Malaysia and a Master’s degree in Engineering Management from the University of Minnesota, USA. Behn has real-world project management experience in the healthcare, manufacturing, and construction sector. He is currently teaching project management courses at colleges in Canada.