Education and Training

      Aging and Cognition Scholar
                      Healthy Brain Research Network, Center for Disease Control and Prevention
2016-2018

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Arizona Center on Aging (ACOA), College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Field of Research: Clinical Outcome Evaluation using Wearable Technology

Supervisors: Bijan Najafi, Professor, University of Arizona

                    Jane Mohler, Professor, University of Arizona

2012-2014

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering-Bioelectric

Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

Dissertation: Nonlinear Dynamic Modeling of Heart-Based on Poincare Section and Quantification of Treatment Process for Atrial Fibrillation

Supervisor: S.M.R. Hashemi Golpaygani, Professor, Amirkabir University

Advisors: S.M. Firoozabadi, Professor, Tarbiat Modares University

               M. Haghjoo, Professor, Iran University of Medical Sciences

2005-2011

M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering-Bioelectric

Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

Thesis: Magnetic Resonance Images Segmentation Using Entropy Method

Supervisor: E. Fatemizadeh, Associate Professor, Sharif University

Advisor: H. Behnam, Associate Professor, Iran University of Science and Technology

2003-2005

B.Sc. Electrical and Biomedical Engineering

Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

Project: Development of Hardware for Quality Control of X-ray Tubes

Supervisor: E. Fatemizadeh, Associate Professor, Sharif University

1998-2003

Positions and Employments

Senior Research Scientist
Philips Research North America, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

• Independently and collaboratively conduct research on healthcare technology, including project management, design and execution of evaluation and exploratory studies, data analytics, and concept exploration and development for acute care and aging-in-place

• Design and development of personal health solutions 

• Design and development of clinical decision support systems and predictive modeling

• Developing algorithms for context-aware applications

• Evaluating and validating technologies with end users

10/2016-Present

Research Scientist
Philips Research North America, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

• Designed and developed personal health solutions

• Designed and developed clinical decision support systems and predictive modeling

• Developed algorithm for context-aware applications

• Evaluated and validated technologies with end users

 

9/2015-10/2016

Clinical Scientist
Philips Research North America, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

• Developed and validated algorithms to support clinical decision making

• Predictive modeling and critical care forecasting

• Devised and implemented strategies for clinical evaluations of prototypes

• Governed research agreement process, ensure compliance, monitor project progress, and value extraction

• Interacted with clinical partners and research teams

 

1/2015-9/2015

Scientific Member
Arizona Center on Aging (ACOA), College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA

  • An active member of an elite team focused on healthcare and education to improve health and lifespan in the geriatric population.
  • Developed bio-signal processing algorithm for:

a) Evaluation of heart rate, heart rate variability (HRV), gait, and balance parameters in older adults with different frailty status (e.g. non-frail, pre-frail and frail)
b) Study of physical activity and physiological signals (e.g. heart rate, HRV, and respiration rate) in delirious patients

12/2012-Present

Postdoctoral Research Associate
interdisciplinary Consortium for Advanced Motion Performance (iCAMP), Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Arizona Center on Aging (ACOA), College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA

  • Initiated cardiac monitoring (e.g. ECG, heart rate, and HRV) and objective stress assessment studies
  • Designed bio-signal processing method and machine learning algorithm for:

a) Assessment of physiological stress response in different population including surgeons during surgery as well as patients during clinical visits
b) Study of cardiac response (e.g. heart rate, heart rate recovery and heart rate variability) to activities of daily living using wearable technologies and inertial sensors
c) Study of kinematics and physiological data in hospitalized patients for fall prevention

  • Trained undergraduate students
  • Supported senior engineering design teams
  • Prepared Institutional Review Board (IRB) proposals

11/2012-12/2014
Assistant Professor
Department of Clinical Engineering, Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

1/2012-10/2012
Senior Lecturer
Department of Clinical Engineering, Azad University, Tehran Medical Branch, Tehran, Iran

  • Lectured multiple courses: Introduction to Biomedical Engineering, Introduction to computer and network, and Algorithmic Programming

9/2010-1/2012

Faculty Member
Department of Clinical Engineering, Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

  • Syllabus designer for Clinical Engineering Program in Iran
  • Lectured multiple courses: Microprocessor, Introduction to Biomedical Engineering, Medical Physics, Computer Architecture, Introduction to computer and network, Algorithmic Programming, Electronics and Digital Basics, Microprocessor Lab, Logic design Lab, Circuit Lab, Physics Lab
  • Designed and led workshops and training courses
  • Successfully supervised 71 undergraduate students and co-supervised two graduate students
  • Developed training booklets for Intel Microprocessor for biomedical engineers, PIC microcontroller for biomedical engineers, introduction to biomedical engineering, medical physics, and computer architecture

2/2007-10/2012
Senior Lecturer
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Engineering, Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

9/2005-10/2012

Lecturer
Department of Computer Engineering, Azad University, Ardabil Branch, Ardabil, Iran

  • Lectured Computer Architecture and Microcontroller
2/2007-7/2007

Research Assistant
Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

• Participated in the establishment of several labs, including Biomedical Engineering lab, microcontroller lab and control system lab

9/2001-2/2002

Research Interests

- Biomedical signal processing and modeling
- Algorithm development for body-worn sensors (e.g. accelerometer, gyroscope, and pressure sensors)
- Emotion assessment and affective computing using bio-signals (e.g. heart rate and HRV)
- Outcome Evaluation (e.g. gait, balance, physical activity and physiological response)
- Development of clinical decision support

Honors and Awards

Second place in the international annual PhysioNet/Computing in Cardiology Hackathon 2019 on “Early Prediction of Sepsis from Clinical Data”

2019
First prize in the international annual PhysioNet/Computing in Cardiology Challenge 2016 on “Classification of Normal/Abnormal Heart Sound Recordings”

2016
Granted a research fellowship on “Study of Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System Control across Frailty Status” by Arizona Center on Aging (ACOA), College of Medicine, University of Arizona, USA-Tucson

2013
Outstanding PhD graduate, ranked 1st the department of Biomedical Engineering, Azad University, Iran-Tehran

2011
Ranked 1st among approximately 100 participants in the Azad University PhD entrance examination

2005
Outstanding MSc student, ranked 1st in the department of Biomedical Engineering, Azad University, Iran-Tehran

2005
Outstanding student award in the first meeting of honor students of Azad University, Iran-Tehran

2005
Rank 23rd among 4000 participants in the nationwide graduate degree entrance examination for Medical Radiation Engineering

2004
Ranked 1st awarded paper in the second biomedical engineering conference in Iran-Tehran 2002

Professional Services

Reviewer, Journal of Electrocardiology

2019-Present
Reviewer, 6th International Conference on Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Informatics (EECSI 2019), Indonesia-Bandung

2019
Reviewer, Journal of Smart Health

2019-Present
Reviewer, Journal of Computers in Biology and Medicine

2019-Present
Reviewer, Journal of Joint Disorders & Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)

2019-Present
Member of technical program committee, the 16th International Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks Conference (BSN 2019), Chicago-USA

2018
International program committee member, The 2018 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence, USA-Los Vegas

2018
Reviewer, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics

2018-Present
Reviewer, 5th International Conference on Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Informatics (EECSI 2018), Indonesia-Malang

2018
International program committee member, The 2016 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence, USA-Los Vegas

2017
Member of technical program committee, the 15th International Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks Conference (BSN 2018), Las Vegas-USA

2017

Reviewer, Scientific Programming

2017-Present
International program committee member, The 2016 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence, USA-Los Vegas

2016
Reviewer, Health Informatics Journal

2016-Present

Reviewer, Medical Hypotheses

2016-Present

Reviewer, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine

2016-Present

Reviewer, Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine

2016-Present

Reviewer, Physiological Measurement

2015-Present

Member of technical program committee, Modeling and Simulation in Medicine in 2016 (MSM 2016), USA-California

2015
International program committee member, The 2015 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence, USA-Los Vegas

2015
Reviewer, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control

2015-Present
Member of technical program committee, 22nd Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME 2015), Iran-Tehran

2015
Member of technical program committee, Modeling and Simulation in Medicine in 2015 (MSM 2015), USA-Virginia

2015
Member of technical program committee, 21th Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME 2014), Iran-Tehran

2014
Member of technical program committee, 2014 IEEE symposium on business, engineering and industrial applications (ISBEIA 2014), Malaysia-Kota Kinabalu

2014
International program committee member, The 2014 International Conference on Computational Science and Computational Intelligence, USA-Los Vegas

2014
Reviewer, Journal of Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine

2014-Present
Reviewer, Journal of the Gerontology

2013-Present
Editorial board member, International Journal of Biomedical Engineering

2013-Present
Reviewer, Journal of the Asia Pacific Heart Association (Heart Asia)

2013-Present
Reviewer, Iranian Journal of Biomedical Engineering (IJBME)

2012-Present
Member of technical program committee, 20th Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME 2013), Iran-Tehran

2013
Member of technical program committee, 2013 IEEE symposium on business, engineering and industrial applications (ISBEIA 2013), Malaysia-Kuching

2013
Member of the editorial committee, 5th Iranian conference of E-health & medical ICT applications, Iran-Tabriz

2012
Member of the steering and editorial committee, 3rd Iranian conference of E-health & medical ICT applications, Iran-Tehran

2010
Secretary, Iranian Society for Biomedical Engineering (ISBME)

 11/2010-12/2013
Head of student branch and admission committee member, Iranian Society for Biomedical Engineering (ISBME)

11/2006-12/2013
Administrative Council member, Iranian Society for Biomedical Engineering (ISBME)

11/2006-12/2013
Core member and syllabus designer for Clinical Engineering program in Iran 2005

Patents

[P12] J. Rubin, S. Parvaneh, A. Rahman, B. Conroy, and S. Babaeizadeh, “Detecting atrial fibrillation using short single-lead ECG recordings”, Patent Pending, WO2019057676 (A1).

2017
[P11]C. Potes, M. Milosevic, S. Parvaneh, and E. Ghosh, “Hypoxia Detection”, Patent Pending, WO2018234427 (A1).

2017
[P10] A. Abdolahi, S. Parvaneh, and J.M. Riistama, “System and method for dynamic focusing on the heart and/or lungs by frequency tuning and analysis of phase and/or amplitude modulations”, Patent Pending, US2018235539 A1.

2017
[P9] S. Parvaneh, M. Milosevic, D. Schulman, P. Singh, A. Alalao, and M. Sabalauskas, “Method and system for health information reporting”, Patent Pending, WO2018134432 A1.

2017
[P8] M. Milosevic and S. Parvaneh, “Methods and apparatuses for handgrip strength assessment using pressure-sensitive elements”, Patent Pending, US20180126219A1.

2016
[P7] S. Parvaneh, C. Potes, A. Rahman, and B. Conroy, “Classifier ensemble for detection of abnormal heart sounds”, Patent Pending, WO2018046595 A1.

2016
[P6] S. Parvaneh, R.E. Gregg, and S. Babaeizadeh, “Pressure ulcer prevention”, Patent Pending, WO2018046324 A1.

2016
[P5] B. Najafi, S. Parvaneh, D.G. Armstrong, M. Fain, M.J. Mohler, and M. Slepian, "Method, device, and system for diagnosing and monitoring frailty", Patent Pending, UA14-049.

2014
[P4] S. Yahyazadeh, S.M.P. Firoozabadi, M. Haghjoo, and S. Parvaneh, "Novel algorithm for estimation of the nonlinear and chaotic features of an intracardiac electrogram based on the extracted values from surface ECG", Iranian Patent Application, 75080.

2012
[P3] M.H. Behfar and S. Parvaneh, "Design and implementation of an electrical system for posture control", Iranian Patent Application, 67420.

2010
[P2] H. Hosseinali, A. Hosseinali, S. Parvaneh, and A. Manoochehri, "Remote control design for ICU and CCU beds", Iranian Patent Application, 55088.

2008
[P1] S. Moharerri and S. Parvaneh, "Computer-independent drug management system using timer/phone line to help care of children and older adults", Iranian Patent Application, 50777. 2008

Book Publications

[B4] S. Parvaneh and H. Aslian, “Medical Physics”, Eshraghiyeh, 2015 (Translation from English to Persian).

[B3] H. Behnam, S. Parvaneh, and A. Shiebeigi, "Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging and Blood Flow Measurements", Eshraghiyeh, 2009 (Translation from English to Persian).

[B2] A.A. Ashrafian, K. Zargar, A. Akbari, F. Ehsani, S. Parvaneh, H.R. Entesar, A. Shafie, and A. Hojabr, "Seventh Exam of the Iran National University Entrance Exam on Electrical Engineering", Pooran Pajoohesh, 4th Edition-2009 (in Persian).

[B1] S. Parvaneh, "A Complete Set of Key Notes and Preparation Tests of introduction to Biomedical Engineering for the Iran National University Entrance Exam for Graduate Degree", Kanoon, 2008 (in Persian).

Journal Publications

* indicates co-first authors
[J11] S. Parvaneh, J. Rubin, S. Babaeizadeh, and Minnan Xu-Wilson, “Cardiac Arrhythmia Detection using Deep Learning: A review”, Journal of Electrocardiology, August 2019 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2019.08.004).

[J10] J. Rubin*, S. Parvaneh*, A. Rahman, B. Conroy, and S. Babaeizadeh, “Densely Connected Convolutional Networks for Detection of Atrial Fibrillation from Short Single-Lead ECG Recordings”, Journal of Electrocardiology, August 2018 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jelectrocard.2018.08.008).

[J9]S. Parvaneh*, J. Rubin*, A. Rahman, B. Conroy, and S. Babaeizadeh, “Analyzing Single-Lead Short ECG Recordings Using Dense Convolutional Neural Networks and Feature-based Post Processing to Detect Atrial Fibrillation”, Physiological Measurement, July 2018 (DOI: 10.1088/1361-6579/aad5bd).

[J8]S. Parvaneh, J. Mohler, N. Toosizadeh, G. Grewal , and B. Najafi, “Postural transitions during activities of daily living could identify frailty status – Application of wearable technology to identify frailty during unsupervised condition”, Gerontology, March 2017 (DOI: 10.1159/000460292).

[J7]B. Joseph, S. Parvaneh, T. Swartz, A. Haider, A. Hassan, N. Kulvatunyou, A. Tang, R. Latifi, B. Najafi, and P. Rhee, “Stress among surgical attendings and trainees: A quantitative assessment during trauma activation and emergency surgeries”, Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, July 2016 (DOI: 10.1097/TA.0000000000001162).

[J6] S. Parvaneh, C. Howe, N. Toosizadeh, B. Honarvar, M. Fain, M. Slepian, J. Mohler, and B. Najafi, "Regulation of Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System Control across Frailty Status: A Systematic Review", Gerontology, July 2015 (DOI: 10.1159/000431285).

[J5] N. Toosizadeh, J. Mohler, H. Lei, S. Parvaneh, S.J. Sherman, and B. Najafi, "Motor Performance Assessment in Parkinson's Disease: Association between Objective In-clinic, Objective In-home, and Subjective/Semi-objective Measures", Plos One, April 2015 (10.1371/journal.pone.0124763).

[J4] G. Grewal, M. Schwenk, J. Lee-Eng, S. Parvaneh, M. Bharara, R.A. Menzies, T.K. Talal, D.G. Armstrong, and B. Najafi, "Sensor-Based Interactive Balance Training with Visual Joint Movement Feedback for Improving Postural Stability in Diabetics with Peripheral Neuropathy: A Randomized Controlled Trial", Gerontology, February 2015 (DOI: 10.1159/000371846).

[J3]S. Parvaneh, G. Grewal, R.A. Menzies, T.K. Talal, D.G. Armstrong, E. Sternberg, and B. Najafi, "Diabetic Foot Ulcers: How Stressed are Patients During Clinical Visits?", The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, June 2014, vol. 20, pp A149-A149 (DOI: 10.1089/acm.2014.5400).

[J2] S. Parvaneh, G. Grewal, E. Grewal, R.A. Menzies, T.K. Talal, D.G. Armstrong, E. Sternberg, and B. Najafi, "Stressing the Dressing: Assessing Stress During Wound Care in Real-Time Using Wearable Sensors", Wound Medicine, February 2014, vol. 4, pp 21-26 (DOI: 10.1016/j.wndm.2014.01.003).

[J1] S. Parvaneh, M.R.H. Golpayegani, S.M.P. Firoozabadi, and M. Haghjoo, "Predicting the spontaneous termination of atrial fibrillation based on Poincare section in the electrocardiogram phase space", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, January 2012, vol. 226, pp 3-20 (DOI: 10.1177/0954411911425839).


Conference Papers (Peer Reviewed Full Papers)

* indicates co-first authors
[C62] S. Parvaneh, S. Moharreri, S. Rezaei, and N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, “Nonlinear Causal Cardiorespiratory Interaction in Response to Color Stimuli”, 46th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Singapore, September 2019.

[C61] Y. Chang, J. Rubin, G. Boverman, S. Vij, A. Rahman, A. Natarajan, and S. Parvaneh, “A Multi-Task Imputation and Classification Neural Architecture for Early Prediction of Sepsis from Multivariate Clinical Time Series”, 46th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Singapore, September 2019.

[C60] B. Khodabakhshian, S. Moharreri, and S. Parvaneh, “Evaluating the Effects of Traditional Persian Music on Nonlinear Parameters of HRV”, 46th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Singapore, September 2019.

[C59] S. Moharreri, S. Rezaei, N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, and S. Parvaneh, “Automatic Emotions Assessment Using Heart Rate Variability Analysis and 2D Regression Model of Emotions”, 46th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Singapore, September 2019.

[C58] Julie Vaughn, M. Milosevic, and S. Parvaneh, “Monitoring of Patient Blanket Coverage using 3D Camera Data”, 41st Annual International Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Germany-Berlin, July 2019.

[C57] S. Parvaneh and J. Rubin, “Electrocardiogram Monitoring and Interpretation: From Traditional Machine Learning to Deep Learning, and Their Combination”, 45th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Netherlands-Maastricht, September 2018.

[C56] S. Parvaneh, J. Rubin, A. Samadani, and G. Katuwal, “Automatic Detection of Arousals during Sleep using Multiple Physiological Signals”, 45th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Netherlands-Maastricht, September 2018.

[C55] S. Rezaei, S. Moharreri, N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, and S. Parvaneh, “Age and Changes in Extracted Features of Lagged Poincare Plot”, 45th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Netherlands-Maastricht, September 2018.

[C54] M. Milosevic, D. Schulman, and S. Parvaneh, “Utilizing Existing Utility Meters for Unobtrusive Monitoring and Detection of Potential Hazardous Situations in Home”, 40th Annual International Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, USA-Honolulu, July 2018.

[C53] J. Rubin*, S. Parvaneh*, A. Rahman, B. Conroy, and S. Babaeizadeh, “Densely Connected Convolutional Networks and Signal Quality Analysis to Detect Atrial Fibrillation Using Short Single-Lead ECG Recordings”, 44th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, France-Rennes, September 2017.

[C52] S. Parvaneh, N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, S. Rezaei, S. Moharreri, and N. Toosizadeh, “Heart Rate Asymmetry in Response to Colored Light”, 44th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, France-Rennes, September 2017.

[C51] S. Parvaneh, A. Abdolahi, M. Arafati, and F. Naderi, “Influence of Snack Intake on Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes”, 44th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, France-Rennes, September 2017.

[C50] S. Rezaei, S. Moharreri, S. Ghiasi, and S. Parvaneh, “Diagnosis of Sleep Apnea by Evaluating Points Distribution in Poincare Plot of RR Intervals”, 44th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, France-Rennes, September 2017.

[C49] S. Rezaei, S. Moharreri, M. Abdollahpur, and S. Parvaneh, “Heart Arrhythmia Classification using Extracted Features in Poincare Plot of RR Intervals”, 44th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, France-Rennes, September 2017.

[C48] S. Rezaei, S. Moharreri, S. Ghiasi, and S. Parvaneh, “Emotion Recognition using Parabolic Phase Space Mapping for Heart Rate Variability Analysis”, 44th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, France-Rennes, September 2017.

[C47] S. Moharreri, N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, S. Rezaei, and S. Parvaneh, “New Feature Set for Better Representation of Dynamic of RR Intervals in Poincare Plot”, 44th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, France-Rennes, September 2017.

[C46] C. Potes, S. Parvaneh, A. Rahman, and B. Conroy, “Ensemble of Feature-based and Deep learning-based Classifiers for Detection of Abnormal Heart Sounds”, 43rd Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Canada-Vancouver, September 2016.

[C45]S. Parvaneh, B. Najafi, N. Toosizadeh, I.B. Riaz, and J. Mohler, “Prevalence of Ventricular Ectopy in Older Adults across Different Frailty Levels”, 43rd Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Canada-Vancouver, September 2016.

[C44] S. Parvaneh, B. Najafi, N. Toosizadeh, I.B. Riaz, and J. Mohler, “Is There Any Association between Ventricular Ectopy and Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults?”, 43rd Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Canada-Vancouver, September 2016.

[C43]S. Rezaei, S. Moharreri, N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, and S. Parvaneh, “Evaluating Valence Level of Pictures Stimuli in Heart Rate Variability Response”, 42nd Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, France-Nice, September 2015.

[C42]S. Parvaneh, N. Toosizadeh, and S. Moharreri, “Impact of Mental Stress on Heart Rate Asymmetry”, 42nd Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, France-Nice, September 2015.

[C41] A. Nooriyan, N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, and S. Parvaneh, "Wavelet Based Method for Localization Of Myocardial Infarction Using Vector Electrocardiogram", 41st Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, USA-Cambridge, September 2014.

[C40] S. Moharreri, N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, and S. Parvaneh, "Study of Induced Emotion by Color Stimuli: Power Spectrum Analysis of Heart Rate Variability", 41st Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, USA-Cambridge, September 2014.

[C39] S. Moharreri, N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, and S. Parvaneh, "Extended Parabolic Phase Space Mapping (EPPSM): The Novel Quadratic Function for Representation of Heart Rate Variability Signal", 41st Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, USA-Cambridge, September 2014.

[C38] S. Parvaneh, S. Bhatnagar, R. Poston, and B. Najafi, "Using Cadaver Simulation to Improve Communication and Economy of Movement as Evidence of Progress with the Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Learning CurveTrans-catheterUsing Cadaver Simulation to Improve Communication and Economy of Movement as Evidence of Progress with the Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Learning Curve", 2014 Summer Simulation Multi-Conference (SummerSim'14), USA-Monterey, July 2014.

[C37]S. Moharreri, N. Dabanloo, G. Attarodi, S. Parvaneh, and A.M. Nasrabadi, "Extended Triangle Phase Space Mapping: Novel Method for Representation of Heart Rate Variability Signals", 39th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Poland-Krakow, September 2012.

[C36]M. Rivandi and S. Parvaneh, "Application of Ultraviolet Sensor for Assessing Performance of Ultraviolet Disinfection Systems in Healthcare Centers", Proceeding of 15th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering, Iran-Kashan, August 2012 (in Persian).

[C35] A.A. Dehshali and S. Parvaneh, "Design and Development of a Sensor for Measurement of Body Bending Angle", Proceeding of 15th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering 2012, Iran-Kashan, August 2012 (in Persian).

[C34] M. Hoomanfar, I.M. Rezazadeh, and S. Parvaneh, "Evaluating the Usability and Performance of Somatosensory Feedback in Virtual Keyboard", Proceeding of Fifth eHealth and Medical ICT Applications, Iran-Tabriz, May 2012 (in Persian).

[C33] N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, G.H. Attarodi, S. Moharreri, S. Parvaneh, and A.M. Nasrabadi, "Emotion Recognition based on Utilizing Occurrence Sequence of Heart Rate's Phase Space Points", Proceedings of the IASTED International, Biomedical Engineering-BioMed2012, Austria-Innsbruck, February 2012.

[C32] S. Moharreri, N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, S. Parvaneh, A.M. Nasrabadi, and G.H. Attarodi, "Personality Psychology Using Heart Responses to Color Stimulus", 38th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, China-Hangzhou, September 2011.

[C31] S. Moharreri, N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, S. Parvaneh, and A.M. Nasrabadi, "The Relation between Colors, Emotions and Heart using Triangle Phase Space Mapping (TPSM)", 38th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, China-Hangzhou, September 2011.

[C30] S. Moharerri, N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, A.M. Nasrabadi, and S. Parvaneh, "How to Interpret Psychology from Heart Rate Variability?", Proceeding of the first Middle East Conference on Biomedical Engineering (MECBME2011), UAE-Sharjah, February 2011.

[C29] S. Taheri, H. Rahbari, and S. Parvaneh, "Morphological Modeling of Asymmetrical Segments of ECG using the Gaussian Combination Model", Proceeding of 4th eHealth and Medical ICT applications, Iran-Mashhad, February 2011 (in Persian).

[C28] S. Yahyazadeh, S.M.P. Firoozabadi, M. Haghjoo and S. Parvaneh. "Effect of ECG Recording Duration on Atrial Fibrillation Termination Prediction". Proceeding of 4th eHealth and Medical ICT applications, Iran-Mashhad, February 2011 (in Persian).

[C27] H. Rahbari and S. Parvaneh, "ECG Filtering Based on Gaussian Combination Model", Proceeding of 4th eHealth and Medical ICT applications, Iran-Mashhad, February 2011 (in Persian).

[C26] M.H. Behfar, H. Aslian, and S. Parvaneh, "Design and Implementation of Electrical Posture Trainer: an Intelligent Orthosis", First Iranian Rehabilitation Engineering Conference, Iran-Qazvin, December 2010 (in Persian).

[C25] S. Moharreri, S. Parvaneh, N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, and A.M. Nasrabadi, "Utilizing Occurrence Sequence of Heart Rate’s Phase Space Points in order to Discriminate Heart Arrhythmia", 17th Iranian Conference of Biomedical Engineering (ICBME2010), Iran-Isfahan, November 2010.

[C24] S. Yahyazadeh, S.M.P. Firoozabadi, M. Haghjoo, and S. Parvaneh, "Quantitative Analysis of the Relationship between Chaotic Features of Surface ECG and an Intracardiac Electrogram", 37th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Northern Ireland-Belfast, September 2010.

[C23] N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, S. Moharreri, S. Parvaneh, and A. Nasrabadi, "Application of Novel Mapping for Heart Rate Phase Space and Its Role in Cardiac Arrhythmia Diagnosis", 37th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Northern Ireland-Belfast, September 2010.

[C22] N. Jafarnia Dabanloo, S. Parvaneh, and A. Nasrabadi, "New Representation of Heart Rate and Evaluation of Extracted Geometric Features", 37th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Northern Ireland-Belfast, September 2010.

[C21] P. Babaghorbani and S. Parvaneh, A. Ghasemi, K. Manshaee, "Sonography Images for Breast Cancer Texture Classification in Diagnosis of Malignant or Benign Tumors", 4th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (ICBBE 2010), China-Chengdu, June 2010.

[C20] S. Parvaneh and F. Fallah, "Fuzzy-Decision Tree Technique for Automatic Assignment of Patient to Right Hospital Ward", Proceeding of third eHealth and Medical ICT applications, Iran-Tehran, November 2009 (in Persian).

[C19] E. Atlasi Roshani and S. Parvaneh, "Recognition of Disabled Person Needs using Laser Tracking", Proceeding of 12th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering 2009, Iran-Tabriz, August 2009 (in Persian).

[C18] S. Moharreri and S. Parvaneh, "Drug Management: How to Provide Drug on Assigned Time?", 3rd International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (ICBBE 2009), China-Beijing, June 2009.

[C17] E. Yargholy and S. Parvaneh, "Novel Cardiac Risk Factor Stratification Using Neuro-fuzzy Tool", International Conference on Computational Intelligence for Modelling, Control and Automation (CIMCA08), Austria-Vienna, December 2008.

[C16] S. Moharerri and S. Parvaneh, "Using Radio Frequency Communication to Provide Drug to Patients Without the Need for the Presence of the Nurse", Proceeding of 2nd eHealth and Medical ICT applications, Iran-Tehran, November 2008 (in Persian).

[C15] E. Yargholy and S. Parvaneh, "Evaluation of Risk Factors Selection in Cardiac Risk Stratification", 35th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, Italy-Bologna, September 2008.

[C14] D. Baran Nejad and S. Parvaneh, "Design, Analysis and Implementation of Cardiac Electrical Activity Simulator Circuit Using Electronic Oscillator that Model Cardiac Cell", Proceeding of 11th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering 2008, Iran-Zanjan, September 2008 (in Persian).

[C13] H. Sanyi and S. Parvaneh, "Toolbox Design for Quantitative Evaluation of Image Segmentation Results in Matlab Environment", Proceeding of 11th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering 2008, Iran-Zanjan, September 2008 (in Persian).

[C12] S. Parvaneh and M. Pashna, "Electrocardiogram Synthesis Using Gaussian Combination Model (GCM)", 34th Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology, IEEE Computer Society Press, USA-Durham, October 2007.

[C11] S. Moharerri and S. Parvaneh, "Remote Drug Delivery System for Patients using Phone Line", Proceeding of 10th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering 2007, Iran-Isfahan, September 2007 (in Persian).

[C10] T. Pishbin and S. Parvaneh, "Fuzzy Inference for Cardiac Risk Factor Assessment using Information Reported through a Phone Line", Proceeding of 10th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering 2007, Iran-Isfahan, September 2007 (in Persian).

[C9] S. Yahyazadeh and S. Parvaneh, "Design and Implementation of ECG Monitoring Board with USB Interface with Computer", Proceeding of 10th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering 2007, Iran-Isfahan, September 2007 (in Persian).

[C8] S. Parvaneh, E. Fatemizadeh, and H. Behnam, "Optimizing Entropy-based Thresholding Speed Using Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO)", 4th Iranian Conference on Machine Vision and Image Processing 2007 (MVIP'07), Iran-Mashhad, February 2007 (in Persian).

[C7] S. Parvaneh, E. Fatemizadeh, and H. Behnam, "MS Lesion Detection Using Hybrid Method", Third Cairo International Biomedical Engineering Conference 2006 (CIBEC'06), Egypt-Cairo, December 2006.

[C6] P. Jafari, M.H. Moradi, and S. Parvaneh, "Eye Tracking Using A Novel Approach", World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 2006, Seoul-Korea, August 2006.

[C5] S. Parvaneh, E. Fatemizadeh, and H. Behnam, "MS Lesion Detection Using a Novel Approach Combined with Entropy-Based Thresholding", 14th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, Iran-Tehran, 2006 (in Persian).

[C4] P. Jafari, M. Vafadoost, S. Parvaneh, and Emad Fatemizadeh, "An Algorithm for Eye Tracking". 12th Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Iran-Tabriz, 2005 (in Persian).

[C3] I. Ghodrati, A. Gharaviry, and S. Parvaneh, "2D Electrical Model of Cochlea", Proceeding of 7th Iranian Student Conference on Electrical Engineering, Iran-Tehran, 2004 (in Persian).

[C2] S. Parvaneh and I.M. Rezazadeh, "Designing External Programmer for Adaptive Pacemakers", Proceeding of Third Medical Engineering Conference, Iran-Tehran, 2003 (in Persian).

[C1] I.M. Rezazadeh and S. Parvaneh, "An Introduction to Adaptive Pacemakers", Proceeding of Second Medical Engineering Conference, Iran-Tehran, 2002 (in Persian).

Conference Abstracts

[A23] R. Firoozabadi, S. Parvaneh, R. Gregg, and S. Babaeizadeh, “Assessment of Signal Quality Algorithms in Distributed Systems”, 43rd Annual Scientific Conference of International Society for Computerized Electrocardiology (ISCE 2018), USA-Park City, April 2018.

[A22] S. Parvaneh, M.R.H. Golpayegani, S.M.P. Firoozabadi, and M. Haghjoo, “Analysis of ECG in Phase Space for the Prediction of Spontaneous Atrial Fibrillation Termination”, 41st Annual Scientific Conference of International Society for Computerized Electrocardiology (ISCE 2016), USA-Tucson, April 2016.

[A21]B. Joseph, T. Swartz, P. Rhee, S. Parvaneh, B. Zangbar, N. Kulvatunyou, A.L. Tang, G.A. Vercruysse, J. Mohler, and B. Najafi, “Stress Among Surgical Attendings and Trainees: A Quantitative Assessment During Trauma Activations And Emergency Surgeries”, 29th Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Annual Scientific Assembly (EAST 2016), USA-San Antonio, January 2016.

[A20] G. Grewal, S. Parvaneh, R.A. Menzies, T.K. Talal, D.G. Armstrong, J. Mohler, and B. Najafi, “Heart Rate Response to Measure Fall-Risk in Patients With Diabetes: A Complementary Measure”, Gerontology Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting (GSA 2015), USA-Orlando, November 2015.

[A19] G. Grewal, S. Parvaneh, J. Lee-Eng, R.A. Menzies, T.K. Talal, L. Lavery, D.G. Armstrong, and B. Najafi, “Changes in Postural Balance as an Effect of Plantar Foot Stimulation in Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy”, American Podiatric Medical Association – National Meeting (APMA 2015), USA-Orlando, July 2015.

[A18] S. Parvaneh, G. Grewal, R.A. Menzies, T.K. Talal, D.G. Armstrong, J. Mohler, and B. Najafi, "Heart rate response: a complementary measure for fall-risk assessment in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy", 7th International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot, Netherlands-Hague, May 2015.

[A17] S. Parvaneh, G. Grewal, J. Razjouyan, R.A. Menzies, T.K. Talal, D.G. Armstrong, and B. Najafi, "Stressing the Dressing: Is there a real-time association between stress markers and wound healing outcomes during outpatient visits?", 7th International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot, Netherlands-Hague, May 2015.

[A16] G. Grewal, S. Parvaneh, J Lee-Eng, R.A. Menzies, T.K. Talal, L. Lavery, D.G. Armstrong, and B. Najafi, "Effect of a therapeutic stimulation device on postural balance in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy", 7th International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot, Netherlands-Hague, May 2015.

[A15] B. Najafi, G. Grewal, S. Parvaneh, J. Lee-eng, R.A. Menzies, T.K. Talal, and D.G. Armstrong, "Validation Of An Optical Fiber Based Smart Textile: A Clinical Tool For Predicting Diabetic Foot Ulceration", Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference, Qatar- Doha, November 2014.

[A14]S. Parvaneh, B. Najafi, and J. Mohler, "Study of Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System in Older Adults with Different Frailty Status", Gerontology Society of America (GSA), USA-Washington, November 5-9, 2014.

[A13] J. Razjouyan, C. Rishel, S. Parvaneh, J Mohler, and B. Najafi, "An Objective Method for Fall Risk Assessment in Hospitalized Older Adults Using Wearable Technology", Gerontology Society of America (GSA), USA-Washington, November 2014.

[A12] G. Grewal, S. Parvaneh, J Lee-Eng, J. Mohler, and B. Najafi, "Frailty Identification: Is Complete Timed Up and Go Test Necessary?", Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, USA-Orlando, May 2014.

[A11]S. Parvaneh, G. Grewal, M. Schwenk, J. Mohler, D.G. Armstrong, and B. Najafi, "Characterization of Frailty based on Postural Transitions during Activities of Daily Living", Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, USA-Orlando, May 2014.

[A10]S. Parvaneh, G. Grewal, M. Schwenk, J. Mohler, D.G. Armstrong, and B. Najafi, "Smoothness in Gait Fluctuation in Frail: A Geometric Mapping Technique", Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatric Society, USA-Orlando, May 2014.

[A9] B. Najafi, G. Grewal, S. Parvaneh, R.A. Menzies, T.K. Talal, and D.G. Armstrong, "Smartsox: An Optical Fiber-based Smart Textile to Prevent Diabetic Foot Amputation", 74th Scientific Sessions of American Diabetes Association, USA-San Francisco, June 2014.

[A8]S. Parvaneh, B. Rawashdeh, Z. Khalpey, S. Bhatnagar, A. Alabagi, H. Dehdashti, R. Poston, and B. Najafi, "Influence of Experience on Mental Stress During Robotic Cardiac Surgery", 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS ’14), USA-Boston, May 2014.

[A7] H. Lei, N. Toosizadeh, M. Schwenk, S. Sherman, S. Karp, S. Parvaneh, E. Esternberg, and B. Najafi, “Objective Assessment of Electro-acupuncture Benefit for Improving Balance and Gait in Patients with Parkinson’s disease”, American Academy of Neurology (AAN), USA-Philadelphia, 2014.

[A6]S. Parvaneh, G. Grewal, R.A. Menzies, T.K. Talal, D.G. Armstrong, E. Sternberg, and B. Najafi, "Diabetic Foot Ulcers: How Stressed Are Patients During Clinical Visits?", Integrative Medicine & Health (ICIMH), USA-Miami, 2014.

[A5] B. Najafi, G. Grewal, S. Parvaneh, R.A. Menzies, T.K. Talal, and D.G. Armstrong, "SmartSox: A Smart Textile to Prevent Diabetic Foot Amputation", Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference, Qatar-Doha, November 2013.

[A4] S. Parvaneh, G. Grewal, R.A. Menzies, T.K. Talal, D.G. Armstrong, E. Sternberg, and B. Najafi, "Diabetic Foot Ulcers: How Stressed Are Patients during Clinical Visits?", Frontiers in Biomedical Research' 2013 Poster Forum showcases, USA-Tucson, 2013.

[A3]S. Parvaneh, G. Grewal, M. Schwenk, J. Mohler, M. Fain, D.G. Armstrong, and B. Najafi, "A Sensitive Measure of Gait Variability to Identify Frailty in Older Adults", Frontiers in Biomedical Research Poster Forum, USA-Tucson, 2013.

[A2]S. Parvaneh, Z. Khalpey, B. Rawashdeh, R. Poston, and B. Najafi, "Assessing Stress During Robotic Cardiac Surgery – Comparison Between Simulated Surgery, Actual Surgery, And Surgery Supervision Cases", 2013 Society of Robotic Surgery annual meeting, USA-Orlando, 2013.

[A1]S. Parvaneh and P. Jafari, "Technical Review of Cochlear Implant", Seventh National Congress of Orthotics & Prosthetics, Iran-Isfahan, 2005 (in Persian).


Technical Reports

[T3]S. Parvaneh, "Introduction to Biomedical Engineering", Lecture Notes, Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Iran-Tehran.

2007
[T2]S. Parvaneh and E. Fatemizadeh, "Magnetic Resonance Images Segmentation using Entropy Method", Research Project Report, Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Iran-Tehran.

2005
[T1]S Parvaneh and E. Fatemizadeh, "Survey on Speech Segmentation Methods for Biomedical Engineering Applications", Research Project Report, Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Iran-Tehran.

2004

Invited Talks

Invited talk: “Machine Learning Techniques from Academia to Industry: Examples on Biosignal Analysis”, MIT IEEE Undergraduate Research Technology Conference, USA-Boston, October 2018.

Invited talk: “Electrocardiogram Monitoring and Interpretation: From Traditional Machine Learning to Deep Learning, and Their Combination”, Special Session at Computing in Cardiology, Netherlands-Maastricht, September 2018.

Invited talk: “Heart Sound Classification via Convolutional Neural Network”, Deep Learning in Healthcare Summit, USA-Boston, May 2017.

Invited Talk: “Screening for Frailty in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease”, American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions, USA-Chicago, November 2014.

Invited Talk: “Introducing Collaborative Research Approaches in Iranian Society for Biomedical Engineering (ISBME)”, 14th Iranian conference on biomedical engineering, Iran-Tehran, February 2008.

Invited Talk: “Introducing Bioamplifier, Cochlear Implant, Cardiac Pacemaker and Hearing Aid”, Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series, Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Iran-Tehran, October 2002.

Professional Memberships

International Society for Computerized Electrocardiology (ISCE)

2016-Present
American Geriatrics Society (AGS)

2013-Present
Iranian Society of Machine Vision and Image Processing (ISMVIP)

2009- Present
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

2008- Present
Iranian Society for Biomedical Engineering (ISBME)

2005- Present
Young Researchers Club, Iran-Tehran 2004- 2013

Technical Skills

- Computer software and programming: Microsoft Office, Matlab & Simulink, C#, Electrical and Electronic Simulators (e.g. Orcad, and Proteous),  and Microcontroller Compilers (e.g. Mplab, Mikrobasic, and Mikroc)

Data Analysis, Signal Processing and Machine Learning: Algorithm Development and Data Processing in Matlab & Simulink, Statistical Analysis Techniques Filtering, Feature Extraction and Selection, Pattern Recognition, and Time Series Data Analysis
- Languages: English, Farsi

Other Research Activities

-Medical Instrumentation
1- Biopotential Amplifier (in Persian)

2- Cardiac Pacemaker (in Persian)

3- Cochlear Implant (in Persian)

4- Hearing Aids (in Persian)

- Speech Processing
5- Methods of Speech Segmentation (in Persian)

6- Hidden Markov Model (in Persian)

7- Calculation of MFCC Coefficients for Speech Signal (in Persian)

8- Vowel Recognition Using Binary Splitting, DTW and VQ Methods (in Persian)

9- Speech Processing Toolbox: main features of speech can be extracted in this toolbox.

- Pattern Recognition
10- Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO): Presentation File, PDF file (in Persian)

11- Application of Particle Swarm Optimization for Data Clustering (in Persian)

12- DTW Algorithm and Role on Pattern Verification (in Persian)

13- Role of Gaussian and Gaussian Mixture (GMM) in Pattern Recognition (in Persian)

- Technical Papers in Biomedical Engineering Journals
14- M. Meghrazi Nobar and S. Parvaneh, "Microscope: a tool for a closer view", MED & LAB Engineering Magazine, vol. 120, pp 52-54 (in Persian).

15- M.H. Behfar, H. Aslian, and S. Parvaneh, "Spinal Column: Axis of Body Skeleton", MED & LAB Engineering Magazine, vol. 116, pp 94-95 (in Persian).

16- M. Meghrazi Nobar, S. Fatollahipoor, and S. Parvaneh, "Chromatography: Method for Separating Materials", MED & LAB Engineering Magazine, vol. 111, pp 89-91 (in Persian).

17- Z. Assari and S. Parvaneh, "Imaging in Medicine: Travel to Depth of the Eye", MED & LAB Engineering Magazine, vol. 102, pp 22-24 (in Persian).

18- H. Aslian and S. Parvaneh, "Infrared and Optical Analysis of Blood Flow in the Brain", MED & LAB Engineering Magazine, vol. 98, pp 80-82 (in Persian).

19- S. Parvaneh and P. Jafari, "Introducing Different Hearing Aids: Using This device, You Can Hear Again", MED & LAB Engineering Magazine, vol. 72, pp 33-40 (in Persian).

20- S. Parvaneh and P. Jafari, "Cochlea Made of Electronics", MED & LAB Engineering Magazine, vol. 59, pp 16-20 (in Persian).

21- S. Parvaneh and E. Fatemizadeh, "Analysis of Medical Images: Investigating Medical Images", MED & LAB Engineering Magazine, vol. 57, pp 33-40 (in Persian).

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