Dr. Behnaz Jarrahi is an instructor at Stanford University, where she conducts research on the human brain using advanced neuroimaging and neuropsychological techniques. She earned a Master of Science degree in Management from Stanford University and a Doctor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from ETH Zurich. Dr. Jarrahi has conducted postdoctoral research in neuroimaging and systems neuroscience at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and at Stanford School of Medicine. Her research interests are diverse and include interoception, consciousness, brain neuroplasticity, and healthcare innovation.

Academic Appointments

  • Instructor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • *** Selected List of Honors, and Awards ***
  • Invited Session Chair for 'Image Analysis & Classification - Machine Learning Approaches', IEEE EMBC (2023)
  • Invited Grant Reviewer, National Institutes of Health (2020-2021)
  • K25 Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award, National Institutes of Health (2020)
  • SFN-IBRO World Congress Travel Award, Society for Neuroscience (2019)
  • Abstract of Distinction, American Academy of Neurology (2018 & 2019)
  • Young Investigator Travel Award, American Pain Society (2018 & 2019)
  • Invited Session Chair for 'Brain Imaging: Connectivity and Networks, IEEE EMBC (2018)
  • T32 NIH Training Program, National Institutes of Health (2016-2019)

Professional Education

  • Master of Science, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California Los Angeles
  • Doctor of Science, ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich
  • Master of Science, University of Michigan Ann Arbor
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Michigan Ann Arbor