Helma Torkamaan

Assistant Professor in Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Health Systems
TU Delft

Helma Torkamaan is an assistant professor in AI for Health Systems and a member of the Systems Engineering section in the Multi-Actor Systems Department at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Her research aims at: Building solutions for challenges inherent in the complex nature of health systems; Developing the future of technology-enhanced mental and physical well-being; Designing human-centered personalized interactive systems for empowering users and improving various areas; Creating technologies and tools that support better understanding, modeling, and prediction of human behavior and needs; and Evaluating these AI solutions responsibly and properly considering their long-term individual, mental, environmental, and societal challenges and impacts.

Helma builds systems and solutions using a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to technology design that involves tools, techniques, resources, and perspectives from computer science, psychology, business, and healthcare. She collects and investigate multimodal data, derive requirements considering scientific theories of user behavior and with a data-driven approach, and design and creates innovative solutions to complex problems of human behavior and health, considering both multistakeholder and end-user needs, satisfaction, and experiences. 


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Recent Publications

Helma Torkamaan, Mohammad Tahaei, Stefan Buijsman, Ziang Xiao, Daricia Wilkinson, Bart P. Knijnenburg Abstract This chapter explores the principles and frameworks of human-centered artificial intelligence (AI), specifically focusing on user ...
Oviedo-Trespalacios, Oscar, Amy E. Peden, Thomas Cole-Hunter, Arianna Costantini, Milad Haghani, J. E. Rod., Sage Kelly, Helma Torkamaan, Amina Tariq, James David Albert Newton, Timothy Gallagher, Steffen Steinert, Ashleigh Filtness, ...

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