Nahiyan studied engineering at the University of Waterloo and graduated in 2014. From 2014 to 2019, he worked at Athos, a health/fitness/tech start-up in the San Francisco Bay Area as the Algorithms Lead. He then returned to school at McGill University in 2019 and is currently pursuing his Master’s degree in Computer Science. His research focuses on applying deep learning to brain imaging data and finding ways to increase its efficacy. In his free time, Nahiyan devours sports, likes to keep up with macroeconomics, shoots basketballs, struggles with running and perpetually adds things to do on his things-to-do list.