Kamyar Davoudi, PhD

Founder & CEO

For a long time, Kamyar has felt that the way textbooks are written need a major shakeup. Learning needs to be more efficient and effective. Kamyar is leading Avidemia towards this mission. Kamyar holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and a master's degree in Applied Physics from Harvard University. He was previously a Postdoctoral Fellow in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics at Harvard University and an Adjunct Professor in Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta in Canada.

Kasra Ghorbaninejad, PhD

Strategy Lead & Senior Content Producer

A digital humanist by training and an entrepreneur by temperament, Kasra spends a lot of time thinking about mixed-methods solutions to our world’s interdisciplinary problems. Having earned a PhD in English and Digital Humanities from Northeastern University, Boston, MA, he has worked at Northeastern, UCLA, and University of Victoria, Victoria, BC. His research interests include computational text analysis, distant reading, markup languages, database design, and technical writing.


Content Developer

Mohammad is pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering. In his spare time, he likes mountain climbing and photography.

Mohammad Babaeizadeh, PhD

Technical Advisor

Currently a Research Scientist at Google, MBZ has over ten years of experience working as a Software Engineer in various tech companies including Microsoft, Google, Nvidia and three startups. He has received his PhD from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in Computer Science and holds a Masters degree in Artificial Intelligence. Mohammad is passionate about learning, both humans and machines.