I have had extensive experience in working with neural models at single neuron and neural population levels, in both numerically and analytically approaches. Now, my work deals with model parameter estimation and data fitting using optimization algorithm and Bayesian analysis.
✎ 2012-2016, P.hD. In Computer science, Universite de Lorraine , Nancy, France.
Thesis: Analytical and numerical studies of thalamo-cortical neural population models during general anesthesia.
Supervisor : Dr. Axel Hutt
✎ 2008-2011, M.Sc. In Physics, Soft Condensed Matter, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences IASBS, Zanjan, IRAN.
Thesis: Effect of the duration of the synaptic activity on a neuronal loop with delayed feedback.
Supervisor : Dr. Alireza Valizadeh
✎ 2004-2008, B.Sc. in Physics, Kharazmi university (Training Teacher University), Tehran, IRAN.
♧ M. Hashemi, A. Hutt and J. Sleigh. "The role of thalamo-cortical trasmission delay in reproducing the characteristic features observed experimentally during propofol-induced anesthesia", Under review.
♧ M. Hashemi and A. Hutt. "A thalamocortical model to explain EEG during anaesthesia", book chapter, In: A. Pelster and G. Wunner (Eds.), Selforganization in Complex Systems: The Past, Present, and Future of Synergetics, Understanding Complex Systems. Springer (2015), pp 305-312.
♧ A. Hutt, M. Hashemi and P. Graben. "How to render Neural Fields more realistic", book chapter, In: B. Bhattacharya and F. N. Chowdhury (Eds.), Validating Neuro-Computational Models of Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders. Springer Series in Computational Neuroscience (2015) pp 141-159.
♧ M. Hashemi, A. Hutt and J. Sleigh. "How the cortico-thalamic feedback affects the EEG power spectrum over frontal and occipital regions during propofol-induced sedation", Journal Of Computational Neuroscience, 39(2): 155-179, (2015).
♧ M. Hashemi, A. Hutt and J. Sleigh. "Anesthetic action on extra-synaptic receptors: the effects in neural population models of EEG activity", Frontiers in System Neuroscience, 8:232, (2014).
♧ M. Hashemi, A. Valizadeh and Y. Azizi. "Effect of duration of synaptic activity on spike rate of a Hodgkin-Huxley neuron", Phys. Rev. E, 85, 021917, (2012).