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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; computer vision, affective computing, human-machine interaction
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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

  • B. Rezaei, X. Huang, J. Yee, S. Ostadabbas, Long-Term Non-Contact Tracking of Caged Rodents, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 2017
  • A. Farnoosh, M. Nourani, S. Ostadabbas, Spatially-Continuous Plantar Pressure Reconstruction Using Compressive Sensing, Machine Learning in Health Care, 2017
  • B. Rezaei, J. Lowe, J. Yee, S. Porges, S. Ostadabbas, Non-Contact Automatic Respiration Monitoring in Restrained Rodents, IEEE International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 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, Tongue-Controlled Robotic Rehabilitation: A Feasibility Study in People with Stroke, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development (JRRD), 53(6), 2016, 989-1006
  • 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), 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 (JMD), 9, 2015
  • S. Ostadabbas, M. Nourani, R. Yousefi, M. Pompeo, A Knowledge-Based Modeling for Plantar Pressure Image Reconstruction, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME), 61(10), 2014, 2538-2549
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Related News

August 21, 2018

CCIS Assistant Professor Jan-Willem van de Meent (PI) and co-PIs ECE Professor Jennifer Dy, ECE Assistant Professor Sarah Ostadabbas, and COS Assistant Professor Ajay Satpute were awarded a $1M NSF grant "Leveraging Deep Probabilistic Models to Understand the Neural Bases of Subjective Experience".

August 7, 2018

The very productive 2018 Multimodal Data Fusion (MMDF) workshop hosted in March 2018 at Northeastern resulted in insightful discussion and productive suggestions for moving the field of multimodal data fusion forward in the coming years.

July 18, 2018

Shuangjun Liu, ECE PhD student working at the Augmented Cognition Lab (ACLab) directed by Assistant Professor Sarah Ostadabbas, received $30K Amazon Web Service (AWS) credit for the implementation of his PhD research on "A Semi-Supervised Data Augmentation Approach using 3D Graphical Engines".

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