Dr. Abraham Oshni Alvandi
Abraham is a research assistant in the BARD design team. He has a PhD degree in Applied Cognitive Sciences from Monash University. Human-technology interaction and cognitive modelling have been the focus of his research goal in recent years. His current interests focus on digital mental health support systems by means of Bayesian computational modelling. Abraham also supervises Monash graduate diploma projects at the intersection of health, cognition, emotion and portable technologies.
Abraham’s doctorate was on digital health with a project on cognitive modelling of emotional agency for telecounselling. In his Master degree, Abraham has specialised in philosophy of cognitive sciences and artificial intelligence; he has worked on a pragmatic information modelling of synthesised emotions for intelligent agents.Design Team