Mahdi Aminian was born in Tehran, Iran. He received the bachelor degree (BSc) in Computer Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT), Tehran, Iran, in 2006, and the master degree (MSc) in Computer Architecture from the same university in 2008.
In 2009, he joined AQUA (Advanced Quantum Architecture) group at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, as doctoral assistant. He received his Ph.D. degree from Electrical Engineering Department in December 2014.
Since 2015 he has been a member of the Computer Engineering Department at Guilan University, Rasht, Iran. His research interests include Image sensors and Photodetector devices, Embedded systems and Digital Systems Design, VLSI Physical Design, and VLSI Systems.