Roya Narimani



Faculty of Biomechanics Division
Mechanical Engineering Department, Tel:+98 21 6616 5690
Sharif University of Technology



Applied Electronics Lab Director - December 2009  - now

Biomechanics Lab Director- May 1996 - December 2009



BS, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, California State University Sacramento, 1980


Master of Engineering in Bioengineering, University of Utah, 1982


Course Instructed


Applied Electronics (3 units) for biomechanics graduate students and  senior mechanical engineering students


Applied Electronics Lab (1 unit)


Bioinstrumentation (3 units) for biomechanics graduate students


Circuit (3 units) for non-EE students


Control Lab (1 unit) for mechanical engineering students


Hospital Work Training  (2 units) for biomechanics graduate students


Research Interests


Rehabilitation Engineering



Recent Papers

·         M. I. Mokhlespour, R. Narimani and M. Ramezanzadeh, " A wearable respiratory plethysmography using flexible sensor "Int. J. Biomedical Engineering and Technology, Vol. 11, No. 4, 2013.



·         S. Tajali, H. Nehahban, M.J. Shaterzadeh, M. Mehravar, R. Salehi, R. Narimani and M. Parnianpour , “Multijoint Coordination During Sit-To –Stand Task In People With Non-Specefic Chronic Low Back Pain”, Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications, Vol. 25, No. 1,  2013.

·         M. I. Mokhlespour, M. Mehravar, R. Narimani, M.Hoviattalab,  B. Moshiri, and  M. Parnianpour, (2013),  "Development  of  a Wearable Measuring System for  Trunk  3D Motion  Using Textile Sensors", Proceedings of 21th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, ISME2013, 26-28 May, Tehran, IRAN.


·         M. I. Mokhlespour, O. Zobeiri, A. Akbari, Y. Alamdari, R. Narimani,  B. Moshiri, M. Parnianpour, “Sharif-Human Movement Instrumentation System (SHARIF-HMIS) for Daily Activities”, Proceedings of the 19th Iranian Conference of Biomedical Engineering (ICBME2012), Tehran, Iran, December 2012.


·         M. I. Mokhlespour, O. Zobeiri, R. Narimani, M. Hoviattalab,  B. Moshiri, M. Parnianpour, " Design and Prototyping  of a Wearable Measuring System for Trunk Movement ", Proceedings of the 20th Iranian Conference of Electrical Engineering (ICEE2012), Tehran, Iran, May., 2012.


·         M. I. Mokhlespour, M. Ramezanzadeh and R. Narimani "Development of a Wearable Measuring System for Respiratory Plethysmography", Biomed2011, IASTED, Innsbruck, Austria, Feb.,2011.


·         M. I. Mokhlespour, M. Ramezanzadeh, R. Narimani and A. Soroush, "A Prototype System to Measure the Trunk Angle in Sagital Plane", Biomed2011, IASTED, Innsbruck, Austria, Feb., 2011.



·         M. Salehi, R. Sabbagh Novin, F, Esfandiarpour, R. Narimani, “Design of Rehabilitation Robotic Device for Fingers”, International Conference on Bioscience, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics, IEEE, ICBBB, Singapore,  2011.


·         Sedighi, N. Sadati, B. Nasseroleslami, M. Khorsand Vakilzadeh, R. Narimani, M. Parnianpour, “Control of Human Spine in Repetitive Sagittal Plane Flexion and Extension Motion Using a CPG based ANN Approach”, 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, Boston, Massachusetts USA, August 30 - September 3, 2011.



·         M. I. Mokhlespour, A. Soroush, R. Narimani, M. Hoviattalab, and M. Parnianpour, "Development of a Measuring System for Shoulder Abduction and Adduction ", Proceedings of the 17th Iranian Conference of Biomedical Engineering (ICBME2010), Isfahan, Iran, 3-4 November 2010.



Co-Advisor for Recent Master Projects

Design and Manufacturing a Portable Measuring System for Upper Limb  Segments

Design and Control of a Mechanism to Apply Loading on in vitro Lumbar Spine Testing

Design, manufacture and clinical test of a robotic hand rehabilitation apparatus

Design and Manufacturing a Measurement System limb position and spine during daily activities as a portable system



Advisor/Co-Advisor for Recent Bachelor Projects

Analysis and Modeling of L5-S1 loading during hand held loading

Design of a Passive Wearable Robot for knee Rehabilitation

A New Design for Shoulder Wheel

Design of an upper limb Rehabilitation Robot