Dr. MohammadMehdi Kafashan | Computational Neuroscience | Best Researcher Award 

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, United States

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits:

MohammadMehdi Kafashan began his academic journey with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran, Iran, where his exceptional talents were recognized early on. He further pursued a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology, also in Tehran. His dedication and academic prowess led him to secure a full scholarship for a Ph.D. program at Washington University in St. Louis, where he delved into Electrical and Systems Engineering, laying the foundation for his future contributions in the field.

Professional Endeavors:

After completing his Ph.D., He joined Harvard Medical School as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Neurobiology. During this time, he honed his expertise and made significant strides in his research endeavors. Following his postdoctoral fellowship, he transitioned to a position as a Research Assistant at Washington University in St. Louis, further solidifying his research profile.

Contributions and Research Focus:

His research focus lies at the intersection of neuroscience and engineering. His work spans neuroimaging data analysis, systems engineering, and signal processing. Notably, he has contributed to understanding disruptions in sleep structure and brain networks induced by electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), shedding light on critical aspects of neuropsychiatric interventions.

Accolades and Recognition:

Throughout his academic and professional journey, He has garnered recognition for his outstanding achievements. He received the prestigious Mahoney Postdoctoral Fellow Award from the Harvard Mahoney Neuroscience Institute Fund in 2017, acknowledging his exceptional contributions to the field. Additionally, he was honored with a National Science Foundation Student Travel Grant and received a Full Scholarship for his Ph.D. program at Washington University in St. Louis, underscoring his academic excellence and potential.

Impact and Influence:

His research has had a profound impact on the understanding of sleep disorders and neuropsychiatric interventions. His findings have implications for both clinical practice and research, paving the way for improved therapeutic strategies and interventions for individuals with neuropsychiatric conditions.

Legacy and Future Contributions:

As an Instructor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, He continues to mentor the next generation of researchers and clinicians. His dedication to advancing knowledge in the field of neuroscience and his commitment to excellence position him as a leader in the field. With his innovative research pursuits and passion for discovery, He is poised to make further impactful contributions to the field in the years to come.


A total of  409 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            409
  • h-index              10
  • i10-index           12

Notable Publications 

Space modulation with CSI: Constellation design and performance evaluation
M Maleki, HR Bahrami, S Beygi, M Kafashan, NH Tran

Non‐uniform sampling based on an adaptive level‐crossing scheme
M Malmirchegini, MM Kafashan, M Ghassemian, F Marvasti
EEG dynamical correlates of focal and diffuse causes of coma
MM Kafashan, S Ryu, MJ Hargis, O Laurido-Soto, DE Roberts, ...
Postoperative delirium severity and recovery correlate with electroencephalogram spectral features
CS Guay, MM Kafashan, ER Huels, Y Jiang, B Beyoglu, JW Spencer, ...


MohammadMehdi Kafashan | Computational Neuroscience | Best Researcher Award

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