Baharan Pourahmadi-Meibodi is a doctoral student at the University of Southern Denmark (Odense), working under the supervision of René Lynge Eriksen and Mads Toudal Frandsen. She is based at the Faculty of Engineering at SDU. She holds an MA in Biomedical Engineering from the University of British Columbia (Canada). Her main research interests include computational modeling and new applications of machine learning, but she also has a strong interest in cultural heritage. Her research project – Hyperspectral image analysis of cultural heritage books and palimpsests – focuses on early modern print books and palimpsests in order to improve the texts’ readability by using two-dimensional spectral imaging in combination with advanced multi- and hyperspectral data analysis.