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  • Postdoc (2015)—Georgia Tech
  • PhD (2014) Electrical & Computer Engineering (Signal Processing)—UT Dallas
  • MS (2007) Electrical Engineering (Control)—Sharif University of Tech, Tehran, Iran  
  • BS (2006) Electrical Engineering (Electronics)—Amirkabir University of Tech, Tehran, Iran 
  • BS (2005) Electrical Engineering (Biomedical)—Amirkabir University of Tech, Tehran, Iran

Research & Scholarship Interests

Machine learning/pattern recognition; signal and image processing; human decision support systems; augmented cognition system with medical applications
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Department Research Areas

College Research Initiatives

Professional Affiliations

Member of IEEE, IEEE Women in Engineering, IEEE Signal Processing Society, IEEE EMBS, IEEE Young Professionals, and ACM SIGCHI​.

Selected Publications

  • S. Ostadabbas, N. Sebkhi, M. Zhang, S. Rahim, L. J. Anderson, F. Lee, M. Ghovanloo, "A Vision-Based Respiration Monitoring System for Passive Airway Resistance Estimation," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME), Jan. 2016. 
  • S. Ostadabbas, S. N. Housley, N. Sebkhi, K. Richards, D. Wu, Z. Zhang, M. G. Rodriguez, L. Warthen, C. Yarbrough, S. Balagaje, A. J. Butler, M. Ghovanloo, "A Tongue-Controlled Robotic Rehabilitation: Preliminary Evidence for Function and Quality of Life Improvement in Stroke Survivors," Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development (JRRD), Jan. 2016.
  • S. Ostadabbas, M. Ghovanloo, A. J. Butler, “Developing A Tongue Controlled Exoskeleton for a Wrist Tracking Exercise: A Preliminary Study,” Journal of Medical Devices. vol. 9, Sep. 2015. 
  • S. Ostadabbas, M. Nourani, R. Yousefi, M. Pompeo, "A Knowledge-Based Modeling for Plantar Pressure Image Reconstruction," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME), vol. 61, no. 10, pp. 2538-2549, Oct. 2014. 
  • S. Ostadabbas, R. Yousefi, M. Nourani, M. Faezipour, L. Tamil, M. Pompeo, "A Resource-Efficient Planning for Pressure Ulcer Prevention," IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in BioMedicine (TITB), pp. 1265-1273, vol 16, no. 6, Nov. 2012. 
  • R. Yousefi, M. Nourani, S. Ostadabbas, I, Panahi "A Motion-tolerant Adaptive Algorithm for Wearable Photoplethysmographic Biosensors", IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in BioMedicine, 18(2), 2014, 670-681
  • S. Ostadabbas, M. Nourani, M. Pompeo "Pressure Ulcer Studies: A Review from an Engineering Perspective", IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, 2014 
  • H. Ghasemezadeh, S. Ostadabbas, E. Guenterberg, et al. "Wireless Medical Embedded Systems: A Review of Signal Processing Techniques for Classification", IEEE Sensors Journal, 13(2), 2013, 423-437 (Ranked Top 20 Accessed Articles in First Half of 2013)
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Sarah Ostadabbas joins the Electrical & Computer Engineering department in Fall 2016 as an Assistant Professor.

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