Hoda Mohammadzade

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
Sharif University of Technology

Education:

PhD: Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 2012

MSc: Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, 2007

BSc: Electrical Engineering, Amir-Kabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2004

Research:

I am a joint member of Digital Systems and Biomedical Engineering Groups, performing research on:

Machine learning
Computer vision
Biomedical signal processing
Pattern recognition
Biometrics

Research projects:
You may explore my research projects here.

Teaching:

Logic Circuits (Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017)

Analogue Circuits (Spring 2016)

Computer Vision (Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2018)

Statistical Learning (Fall 2015, Spring 2017, Spring 2018)

Computational Genomics (Fall 2017)

Machine Learning and Vision Lab (Spring 2018)

To TA applicants:

Please fill out this form and drop it off at my office along with a hard copy of your CV (please slide it under the door if I am not there). Please also send me an empty email with subject line "TA Application" to hoda at sharif.edu. I will get back to you within the first two weeks of the semester.

Requirements for Receiving Letter of Recommendation:

Taking at least two courses with me, or one course and your BSc project, or one course and one TA is required to receive recommendation letter from me. Maximum number of recommendation letters is four. Please fill out this form and submit it along with your CV.

Publications:

Hoda Mohammadzade, Amirhossein Sayyafan, Benyamin Ghojogh, “Pixel-Level Alignment of Facial Images for High Accuracy Recognition Using Ensemble of Patches,” Journal of the Optical Society of America A- Optics, Image Science, and Vision, vol. 35, no. 6, 2018. (Highlighted Paper)

Saeed Ghodsi, Hoda Mohammadzade, Erfan Korki, “Simultaneous Joint and Object Trajectory Templates for Human Activity Recognition from 3-D Data,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, vol. 55, pp. 729-741, 2018.

Benyamin Ghojogh, Saeed Bagheri Shouraki, Hoda Mohammadzade, Ensieh Iranmehr, “A Fusion-based Gender Recognition Method Using Facial Images,” in Proceedings of Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering , May 2018.

Mozhgan Mokari, Hoda Mohammadzade, Benyamin Ghojogh, “Recognizing Involuntary Actions from 3D Skeleton Data Using Body States,” Scientia Iranica , in press.

Alireza Malekmohammadi, Hoda Mohammadzade, Alireza Chamanzar, Mahdi Shabany, Benyamin Ghojogh , “An Efficient Hardware Implementation for a Motor Imagery Brain Computer Interface System,” Scientia Iranica , in press.

Benyamin Ghojogh, Hoda Mohammadzade, and Mozhgan Mokari, "Fisherposes for Human Action Recognition Using Kinect Sensor Data," IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 1612-1627, 2018.

Benyamin Ghojogh, and Hoda Mohammadzade, "Automatic Extraction of Key-Poses and Key-Joints for Action Recognition Using 3D Skeleton Data," in Proceedings of Iranian Conference on Machine Vision and Image Processing, Nov. 2017.

Mohammad Nouri, Hoda Mohammadzade, and Iman Gholampour, "A Complete Iris-Eyelid Model for Iris Center Localization and Eye Gaze Tracking," in Proceedings of Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, May 2017.

Moein Khajehnejad, Forough Habibollahi Saatlou, and Hoda Mohammadzade, "Alzheimer's disease early diagnosis using manifold-based semi-supervised learning," Brain Sciences, vol. 7, 2017.

Hoda Mohammadzade, Benyamin Ghojogh, Sina Faezi, and Mahdi Shabany, "Critical object recognition in millimeter-wave images with robustness to rotation and scale," Journal of the Optical Society of America A-Optics Image Science and Vision, vol. 34, no. 5, 2017.

Mohamad Kachuee, Mohammad M. Kiani, Hoda Mohammadzade, and Mahdi Shabany, "Cuffless Blood Pressure Estimation Algorithms for Continuous Health-Care Monitoring," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME), vol. 64, no. 4, pp. 859-869, 2017. (pdf)

Mohamad Kachuee, Mohammad M. Kiani, Hoda Mohammadzade, and Mahdi Shabany, "Cuff-Less High-Accuracy Calibration-Free Blood Pressure Estimation Using Pulse Transit Time," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 1006-1009, Lisbon, Portugal, May 2015.

Hoda Mohammadzade and Dimitris Hatzinakos, "Projection into Expression Subspaces for Face Recognition from Single Sample per Person," IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing (TAFFC), vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 69-82, March 2013. (pdf-main, pdf-supp)

Hoda Mohammadzade and Dimitris Hatzinakos, "Iterative Closest Normal Point for 3D Face Recognition," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 381-397, Feb. 2013. (pdf)

Hoda Mohammadzade and Dimitrios Hatzinakos, "Correspondence Normal Difference: An Aligned Representation of 3D Faces to Apply Discriminant Analysis Methods," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP), 6-8 July 2011, pp. 1-8.

Foteini Agrafioti, Jiexin Gao, Hoda Mohammadzade, and Dimitrios Hatzinakos, "A 2D Bivariate EMD Algorithm for Image Fusion," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP), 6-8 July 2011, pp. 1-6.

Hoda Mohammadzade, Foteini Agrafioti, Jiexin Gao, and Dimitrios Hatzinakos, "BEMD for Expression Transformation in Face Recogniton," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 22-27 May 2011, pp. 1501-1504.

Jiexin Gao, Foteini Agrafioti, Hoda Mohammadzade, and Dimitrios Hatzinakos, "ECG for Blind Identity Verification in Distributed Systems," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 22-27 May 2011, pp. 1916-1919.

Hoda Mohammadzade and Dimitris Hatzinakos, "An Expression Transformation for Improving the Recognition of Expression-Variant Faces from One Sample Image per Person," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Biometric: Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS), Washington, DC, 2010, pp. 1-6.

Hoda Mohammadzade and Len T. Bruton, "A Simultaneous Div-Curl 2D Clifford Fourier Transform Filter for Enhancing Vortices, Sinks and Sources in Sampled 2D Vector Field Images," in Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 821-824, New Orleans, LA, May 2007.

Students:

Master Students:

Naghme Nazer (coadvised with Dr. B. H. Khalaj)
Saeed Ghodsi (coadvised with Dr. H. Aghajan)
Fateme Aslanbeigi (coadvised with Dr. B. Vosoughi-Vahdat)
Benyamin Ghojogh (2017)
Mozhgan Mokari (2016)
Mohammad Kachuee (2016) (coadvised with Dr. M. Shabany)
Mohammad Mahdi Kiani (2016) (coadvised with Dr. M. Shabany)
Alireza Malek-Mohammadi (2015) (coadvised with Dr. M. Shabany)
Bachelor Students:

Dorsa Esmailpour
Forough Habibollahi
Behzad Behzadi (2017)
Moein Khajehnezhad (2017)
Pantea Kiaei (2017)
Mojan Javaheripi (2017)
Andisheh Amrollahi (2017)
Shayan Fazeli (2017)
Amirhossein Sayyafan (2016)
Saeed Ghodsi (2016)
Nasrin Ravansalar (2016)
Sina Faezi (2015) (winner of Dr. Nahvi's bachelor poject award)

Contact:

EE East Building, Room 610
Department of Electrical Engineering
Sharif University of Technology
Azadi Ave., Tehran, Iran
P.O. Box 11155-4363
Tel: +98-21-66165927
Email: hoda at sharif dot edu