Farzam Farahmand

Professor

Mechanical Engineering Department
Sharif University of Technology

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 Azadi Ave, Tehran 11155-9567, Iran

Sharif University of Technology

 

  Djavad Mowafaghian Research Center for Intelligent Neuro-Rehabilitation Technologies

 

Research Center for Biomedical Technologies and Robotics

Research Interests:

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Orthopaedics

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Medical Robotics

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Musculoskletal Modeling

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Motion Analysis

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Advanced Materials and Biomaterials

 Recent Publications (2015-2019):

-          Yousefsani SA, Shamloo1 A,·Farahmand F, Nonlinear mechanics of soft composites: hyperelastic characterization of white matter tissue components, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, doi: 10.1007/s10237-019-01275-6, 2019

-          Baniasad M, Farahmand F, Arazpour M, Zohoor H, Kinematic and electromyography analysis of paraplegic gait with the assistance of mechanical orthosis and walker, The Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine, doi: 10.1080/10790268.2019.1585705, 2019.

-          Gharini M, Mohammadi Moghaddam M, Farahmand F, Personalized design of ankle-foot prosthesis based on computer modeling of amputee locomotion, Assistive Technology, doi: 10.1080/10400435.2018.1493708, 2018.

-          Baniasad M, Baghdadi S, Farahmand F, Ghasami M, Kinematic synergies are recognizable in the walker-assisted gait of spinal cord injury patients, Gait and Posture, 73: 207-208, 2019.

-          Baniasad M, Baghdadi S, Farahmand F, Baniasad M, Ghasami M, Phasic time normalization increases repeatability of electromyography data during gait in individuals with spinal cord injury, Gait and Posture, 73: 148-149, 2019.

-          Akbar M, Farahmand F, Arjmand N, Mechanical characterization of the ligaments in subject-specific models of the patellofemoral joint using in vivo laxity tests, The Knee, 26: 1220-1233, 2019.

-          Sadeghnejad S, Khadivar F, Abdollahi E, Moradi H, Farahmand F, Sadr Hosseini SM, Vossoughi G, A validation study of a virtual based haptic system for endoscopic sinus surgery training, International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 15: e2039, 2019.

-          Mortazavi J, Farahmand F, Behzadipour S, Yeganeh A, Pre-planning of intramedullary nailing procedures: A methodology for predicting the position of the distal hole, Medical Engineering and Physics, 74: 172-179, 2019.

-          Gomari B, Farahmand F, Farkhondeh H, A rapid prototyping-based methodology for patient-specific contouring of osteotomy plates, Rapid Prototyping Journal, 25 (5): 888-894, 2019.

-          Bokaeian HR, Esfandiarpour F, Zahednejad S, Kouhzad Mohammadi H, Farahmand F, The effects of Yoga and medial thrust gait training and conventional physiotherapy on gait biomechanics, pain, and function in individuals with knee osteoarthritis: A randomized clinical trial protocol study, Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation Health Studies, 6 (3): e89813, 2019.

-          Sadeghnejad S, Farahmand F, Vossoughi G, Moradi H, Hosseini SMS, Phenomenological tissue fracture modeling for an Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery training system based on experimental data, Medical Engineering and Physics, 68: 85-93, 2019.

-          Khodadadi M, Baniasad MA, Arazpour M, Farahmand F, Zohoor H, Designing instrumented walker to measure upper-extremity’s efforts: a case study, Assistive Technology, 31 (5): 267-272, 2019.

-          Maleki M, Badri S, Shayestehepour H, Arazpour M, Farahmand F, Mousavi ME, Abdolahi E, Farkhondeh H, Head JS, Golchin N, Mardani MA, Design and analysis of an original powered foot clearance creator mechanism for walking in patients with spinal cord injury, Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 14 (4): 333-337, 2019.

-          Eskandari AH, Arjmand N, Shirazi-Adl A, Farahmand F, Hypersensitivity of trunk biomechanical model predictions to errors in image-based kinematics when using fully displacement-control techniques, Journal of Biomechanics, 84: 161-171, 2019.

-          Alamdar A, Hanife S, Farahmand F, Behzadipour S, Mirbagheri A,  A Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Approach to Perform Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass on Beating Hearts, Medical Hypotheses, 124: 76-83, 2019.

-          Aghajani-Fesharaki S, Farahmand F, Saeedi H, Abdollahy E, Design, implementation and testing of a novel prototype orthotic knee joint with two degrees of freedom in a patient with medial knee osteoarthritis, Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal, 18 (4), 524-528, 2018.

-          Mansouri S, Farahmand F, Vossoughi G, Ghavidel AA, A comprehensive multimodality heart motion prediction algorithm for robotic assisted beating heart surgery, International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 15(2): e1975, 2018.

-          Baniasad M, Farahmand F, Arazpour M, Zohoor H, Coordinated activities of trunk and upper extremity muscles during walker-assisted paraplegic gait: A synergy study, Human Movement Science, 62: 184-193, 2018.

-          Mansouri S, Farahmand F, Vossoughi G, Ghavidel AA, A hybrid algorithm for prediction of varying heart rate motion in computer-assisted beating heart surgery, Journal of Medical Systems, 42 (10): 200, 2018.

-          Salehi A, Khandan A, Arab Baniasad M, Baghdadi S, Farahmand F, Zohoor H, Center of pressure progression and ground reaction forces are altered in cerebral palsy crouch gait, Gait and Posture, 65: 307-308, 2018.

-          Shojaeefard M, Khandan A, Baniasad MA, Farahmand F, Baghdadi S, Vafaei A, Narimani R, There are common patterns of muscle synergy in cerebral palsy crouch gait, Gait and Posture, 65: 55-56, 2018.

-          Yousefsani SA, Shamloo A, Farahmand F, A three-dimensional micromechanical model of brain white matter with histology-informed probabilistic distribution of axonal fibers, Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 88: 288-295, 2018.

-          Mortazavi J, Farahmand F, Behzadipour S, Yeganeh A, Aghigh M. A patient specific finite element simulation of intramedullary nailing to predict the displacement of the distal locking hole, Medical Engineering and Physics, 55: 34-42, 2018.

-          Jalali M, Farahmand F, Esfandiarpour F, Golestanha SA, Akbar M, Eskandari A, Mousavi SE, The effect of functional bracing on the arthrokinematics of anterior cruciate ligament injured knees during lunge exercise, Gait and Posture, 63: 52-57, 2018.

-          Naserkhaki S, Arjmand N, Shirazi-Adl A, Farahmand F, El-Rich M, Effects of eight different ligament property datasets on biomechanics of a lumbar L4-L5 finite element model, Journal of Biomechanics, 70: 33-42, 2018.

-          Yousefsani SA, Shamloo A, Farahmand F, Micromechanics of brain white matter tissue: A fiber-reinforced hyperelastic model using embedded element technique. Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 80:194-202, 2018.

-          Baniasad M, Farahmand F, Arazpour M, Zohoor H, Role and significance of trunk and upper extremity muscles in walker-assisted paraplegic gait: a case study, Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 24 (1): 18-27, 2018.

-          Aboutorabi A, Arazpour M, Bahramizadeh M, Farahmand F, Fadayevatan R, Effect of vibration on postural control and gait of elderly subjects: a systematic review, Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 30 (7): 713-726, 2018.

-          Aboutorabi A, Arazpour M, Farahmand F, Bahramizadeh M, Fadayevatan R, Abdollahi E, Design and evaluation of vibratory shoe on balance control for elderly subjects: technical note, Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 13 (2): 173-177, 2018.

-          Najafabadi AH, Amini S, Farahmand F, Mechanical design and simulation of a saddle-assistive device for sit-to-stand transfer in healthy subjects, International Journal of Advanced Design and Manufacturing Technology, 10 (4): 39-46, 2017.

-          Rafiaei M, Arazpour M, Bahramizadeh M, Farahmand F, Jamshidi N, SamadianM, Feasibility of a powered knee joint in providing stance and swing phase knee flexion when using a knee-ankle-foot orthosis, Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 29 (4), 177-182, 2017.

-          Farahmand F, Hosseini SH, Seifi MM, Analysis of quadriceps muscles force and activity of a 3-Dimensional musculoskeletal model, Journal of Advanced Sport Technology, 1(2):7-15, 2017.

-          Mansouri S, Farahmand F, Vossoughi G, Ghavidel AA, Rezayat M, Feasibility of infrared tracking of beating heart motion for robotic assisted beating heart surgery, International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 14 (1): e1869, 2017.

-          Bahraminasab M, Farahmand F, State of the art review on design and manufacture of hybrid biomedical materials: Hip and knee prostheses, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers- Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 231 (9): 785-813, 2017.

-          Abedinnasab MH, Farahmand F, Tarvirdizadeh B, Zohoor H, Gallardo-Alvarado J, Kinematic effects of number of legs in 6-DOF UPS parallel mechanisms, Robotica, 35 (12): 2257-2277, 2017.

-          Nazarynasab D, Farahmand F, Mirbagheri A, Afshari E, A novel laparoscopic grasper with two parallel jaws capable of extracting the mechanical behaviour of soft tissues, Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology, 41 (5): 339-345, 2017.

-          Hindy A, Farahmand F, Tabatabaei FS, In vitro biological outcome of laser application for modification or processing of titanium dental implants, Lasers in Medical Science, 32: 1197-1206, 2017.

-          Eskandari AH, Arjmand N, Shirazi-Adl A, Farahmand F, Subject-specific 2D/3D image registration and kinematics-driven musculoskeletal model of the spine, Journal of Biomechanics, 57: 18-26, 2017.

-          Afshari E, Rostami M, Farahmand F, Review on different experimental techniques developed for recording force-deformation behaviour of soft tissues; with a view to surgery simulation applications, Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology, 41 (4): 257-274, 2017.

-          Haghpanah SA, Farahmand F, Zohoor H, Modular neuromuscular control of human locomotion by central pattern generator, Journal of Biomechanics, 53: 154-162, 2017.

-          Daeinejad FS, Farahmand F, Durali1 M, Abedinnasab MH, Design and analysis of a novel parallel mechanism for prosthetic knee wear test simulators, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 31 (2): 885-892, 2017.

-          Abedinnasab MH, Farahmand F, Gallardo-Alvarado J, The wide-open three-legged parallel robot for long-bone fracture reduction, Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 9 (1): 015001, 2017.

-          Bani MA, Arazpour M, Farahmand F, Mousavi ME, Samadian M, Kashani RV, Hutchins SW, The influence of new medial linkage orthosis on walking and independence in spinal cord injury patients: a pilot study, Spinal Cord Series and Cases, 2: 15033, 2016.

-          Rafiaei M, Arazpour M, Farahmand F, Bahramizadeh M, Jamshidi N, The effect and evaluation of stance control knee ankle foot orthosis on spatiotemporal parameters and kinematics in subjects with poliomyelitis, International Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Research, 7(2): 592-597, 2016.

-          Saghaei Nooshabadi Z, Abdi E, Farahmand F, Narimani R, Chizari M, A meshless method to simulate the interactions between a large soft tissue and a surgical grasper, Scientia Iranica Transactions B: Mechanical Engineering, 23(1): 295-300, 2016.

-          Haghpanah SA, Farahmand F, Zohoor H, Razeghi M, Generating the activation patterns of the leg muscles during human locomotion using the central pattern generators as a control structure, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology: Transactions of Mechanical Engineering, 40(2): 87-94, 2016.

-          Khadem SM, Behzadipour S, Mirbagheri A, Farahmand F, A modular force controlled robotic instrument for minimally invasive surgery- Efficacy for being used in autonomous grasping against a variable pull force, International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 12(4): 620-633, 2016.

-          Jalali M, Farahmand F, Rezaeian T, Ramsey DK, Mousavi ME, Electromyographic analysis of anterior cruciate deficient knees with and without functional bracing during lunge exercise, Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 40(2): 270-6, 2016.

-          Rafiaei M, Bahramizadeh M, Arazpour M, Samadian M, Hutchins SW, Farahmand F, Mardani MA, The gait and energy efficiency of stance control knee-ankle-foot orthoses: A literature review, Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 40(2): 202-214, 2016.

-          Aboutorabi A, Bahramizadeh M, Arazpour M, Fadayevatan R, Farahmand F, Curran S, Hutchins SW, A systematic review of the effect of foot orthoses and shoe characteristics on balance in healthy older subjects, Prosthetics and Orthotics International, 40(2):170-181, 2016.

-          Amini Khoiy K, Mirbagheri A, Farahmand F, Automatic tracking of laparoscopic instruments for autonomous control of a cameraman robot, Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies, 25(3):121-8, 2016.

-          Ghiasi MS, Arjmand N, Boroushaki M, Farahmand F, Investigation of trunk muscle activities during lifting using a multi-objective optimization-based model and intelligent optimization algorithms, Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 54(2-3): 431-440, 2016.

-          Ghiasi MS, Arjmand N, Shirazi-Adl A, Farahmand F, Hashemi H, Bagheri S, Valizadeh M, Cross-sectional area of human trunk paraspinal muscles before and after posterior lumbar surgery using magnetic resonance imaging, European Spine Journal, 25(3): 774-782, 2016.

-          Mirbagheri A, Farahmand F, Ghanadi B, Khoiy KA, Porsa S, ShamsollahiMJ, Owlia MH, Karimian F, Toulabi K, Operation and human cinical trials of RoboLens: an assistant robot for laparoscopic surgery, Frontiers in Biomedical Technologies, 2(3): 172-178, 2015.

-          Hosseininejad S, Farahmand F, Fateh HR, Forogh B, Subject-specific and function-specific applicability of a hand-forearm musculoskletal model, Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications, 27(6): 1550056, 2015.

-          Dehghani Ashkezari H, Mirbagheri A, Behzadipour S, Farahmand F, A mass-spring-damper model for real time simulation of the frictional grasping interactions between surgical tools and large organs, Scientia Iranica Transactions B: Mechanical Engineering, 22(5): 1833-1841, 2015.

-          Bani MA, Arazpour M, Farahmand F, Kashani RV, Mousavi ME, Hutchins SW, Comparison of new medial linkage reciprocating gait orthosis and isocentric reciprocating gait orthosis on energy consumption in paraplegic patients: a case series, Spinal Cord, 2: 15012, 2015.

-          Jalali M, Farahmand F, Mousavi SME, Golestanha SA, Rezaeian T, Shirvani Broujeni S, Rahgozar M, Esfandiarpour F, Fluoroscopic analysis of tibial translation in anterior cruciate ligament injured knees with and without bracing during forward lunge, Iranian Journal of Radiology, 12(3): e17832, 2015.

-          Bani MA, Arazpour M, Farahmand F, Sefati S, Baniasad M, Hutchins SW, Kashani RV, Mousavi ME, Design and analysis of a new medial reciprocal linkage using a lower limb paralysis simulator, Spinal Cord, 53(5): 380-386, 2015.

-          Bani MA, Arazpour M, Farahmand F, Mousavi ME, Hutchins SW, The efficiency of mechanical orthoses in affecting parameters associated with daily living in spinal cord injury patients: a literature review, Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology,10(3): 183-90, 2015.

-          Soroush A, Farahmand F, Using inertial sensor system to measure the workspace of the surgeon's upper limbs during operations, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 772: 329-333, 2015.

-          Bani MA, Arazpour M, Farahmand F, Azmand A, Hutchins SW, Kashani RV, Mousavi ME, The influence of new reciprocating link medial linkage orthosis on walking and independence in a spinal cord injury patient, Spinal Cord, 53: S10-12, 2015.

-          Bashti K, Tahmasebi MN; Kaseb H, Farahmand F, Akbar M, Mobini A, Biomechanical comparison between Bashti bone plug technique and biodegradable screw for fixation of grafts in ligament surgery, Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery, 3(1): 29-34, 2015.

 

Memberships in Learned Societies:

·         ISB (International Society of Biomechanics)

·         ISBME (Iranian Society of Biomedical Engineers)

  • ISME (Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineers)