Pedro Moreira is pursuing a Master’s in Artificial Intelligence through a joint program between Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Sapienza University of Rome, and University College London. With a Bachelor’s in Informatics and Computer Engineering from the University of Porto, he is currently an Associate Researcher at MIT’s Laboratory of Computational Physiology. Pedro’s research focuses on improving fairness and accuracy in AI-enabled healthcare diagnostics by addressing biases in AI models. As a Visiting Student Researcher in Dr. Leo Anthony Celi’s lab at the Massachussets Institute of Technology, he will explore innovative methods to enhance the explainability and transparency of these Deep Learning models, ensuring equitable healthcare solutions for underserved and underrepresented populations.

Massachussets Institute of Technology

Grant duration: 4 months