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

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