Navid Amini

Navid Amini
ACIO and Faculty
Chair of HIPAA Compliance Committee, Co-Chair of Information Security Steering Committee,


Bio- I received my PhD in Computer Science from UCLA, which was followed by a postgraduate certificate program in information systems and management. From 2014 until 2018, I served as the Director of Information Systems at UCLA Health where I advised the chief information officer and the associate dean of UCLA Health on research computing and essential security requirements. I perfomed and oversaw various information management projects between School of Medicine and the UCLA Computer Science Department. I co-founded MediSens Inc and served as its Senior Consultant until its acquisition by Abena Nova. I am also the founder of the Project EyeSee, in which I am spervising a team of computer scientists in designing interactive, context-aware, and augmented reality-based apps that significantly improve the quality of life in people with low vision and cognitive deficits. I received my B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Sharif University and UCLA, respectively.