Roya Narimani

Instructor

Faculty of Biomechanics Division

Mechanical Engineering Department, Tel:+98 21 6616 5690

Sharif University of Technology

E-mail: narimani@sharif.edu

 

Position

Applied Electronics Lab Director - December 2009  - now

Biomechanics Lab Director- May 1996 - December 2009

Education

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

Bioinstrumentation

Rehabilitation Engineering

 

Co-Advisor for Selected 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 Selected 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

 

Publications

(Shojaeefard et al., 2018; M. Mokhlespour Esfahani et al., 2017; Saber, Rostami, Tanbakoosaz, Ramezani, & Dadarkhah, 2016; Asadi, Abedi, Hajibozorgi, Mokhlespour, & Narimani, 2016; M. I. Mokhlespour Esfahani, Taghinezhad, Mottaghitalab, Narimani, & Parnianpour, 2016; Sedaghat-Nejad et al., 2015; Tajali et al., 2013; M. I. Mokhlespour Esfahani, Narimani, & Ramezanzadehkoldeh, 2013; Mehravar et al., 2012; M. I. Mokhlespour et al., 2012; Haddad, Sanjari, Amirfazli, Narimani, & Parnianpour, 2012; Sedighi et al., 2011; Salehi, Novin, Narimani, & Esfandiarpour, 2011; M. I. Mokhlespour, Ramezanzadeh, & Narimani, 2011; M. Mokhlespour, Soroush, Narimani, Talab, & Parnianpour, 2010; Vatanparast, Karimi, Bahrami, & NARIMANI, 2009; GHOLIPOUR et al., 2007; Farahmand, Rezaeian, Narimani, & HEJAZI, 2006; MIRBAGHERI, NARIMANI, & HOVIATTALAB, 2005; Hoviattalab, Narimani, & Mirbagheri, 2005; GOLKHOU et al., 2004; Hoviattalab, Narimani, Yadolahi, & Abadpour, 2004; Narimani, Hoviattalab, Abadpour, & Yadolahi, 2004; M. I. Mokhlespour, Ramezanzadeh, Narimani, & Soroush)

1)      Shojaeefard, M., Khandan, A., Baniasad, M. A., Farahmand, F., Baghdadi, S., Vafaei, A., & Narimani, R. (2018). O 027-There are common patterns of muscle synergy in cerebral palsy crouch gait. Gait & posture, 65, 55-56.

2)      Mokhlespour Esfahani, M., Zobeiri, O., Moshiri, B., Narimani, R., Mehravar, M., Rashedi, E., & Parnianpour, M. (2017). Trunk motion system (TMS) using printed body worn sensor (BWS) via data fusion approach. Sensors, 17(1), 112.

3)      Asadi, H., Abedi, M., Hajibozorgi, M., Mokhlespour, M. I., & Narimani, R. (2016). A new clinical method to determine the severity of injury in the arthritis and sprains of ankle joint. Journal of Modern Rehabilitation, 9(5), 78-87.

4)      Mokhlespour Esfahani, M. I., Taghinezhad, S., Mottaghitalab, V., Narimani, R., & Parnianpour, M. (2016). Novel printed body worn sensor for measuring the human movement orientation. Sensor Review, 36(3), 321-331.

5)      Sedaghat-Nejad, E., Mousavi, S. J., Hadizadeh, M., Narimani, R., Khalaf, K., Campbell-Kyureghyan, N., & Parnianpour, M. (2015). Is there a reliable and invariant set of muscle synergy during isometric biaxial trunk exertion in the sagittal and transverse planes by healthy subjects? Journal of biomechanics, 48(12), 3234-3241.

6)      Tajali, S., Negahban, H., Shaterzadeh, M., Mehravar, M., Salehi, R., Narimani, R., & Parnianpour, M. (2013). Multijoint coordination during sit-to-stand task in people with non-specific chronic low back pain. Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications, 25(01), 1350010.

7)      Mokhlespour Esfahani, M. I., Narimani, R., & Ramezanzadehkoldeh, M. (2013). A wearable respiratory plethysmography using flexible sensor. International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology, 11(4), 364-380.

8)      Mehravar, M., Tajali, S., Negahban, H., Shaterzadeh, M., Salehi, R., Narimani, R., & Parnianpour, M. (2012). Principal component analysis of kinematic patterns variability during sit to stand in people with non-specific chronic low back pain. Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, 12(02), 1240001.

9)  Mokhlespour, M. I., Zobeiri, O., Akbari, A., Milani, Y., Narimani, R., Moshiri, B., & Parnianpour, M. (2012). Sharif-human movement instrumentation system (SHARIF-HMIS) for daily activities. Paper presented at the 2012 19th Iranian Conference of Biomedical Engineering (ICBME).

10)  Haddad, O., Sanjari, M., Amirfazli, A., Narimani, R., & Parnianpour, M. (2012). Trapezius muscle activity in using ordinary and ergonomically designed dentistry chairs. Int J Occup Environ Med (The IJOEM), 3(2 April).

11)  Sedighi, A., Sadati, N., Nasseroleslami, B., Vakilzadeh, M. K., Narimani, R., & Parnianpour, M. (2011). Control of human spine in repetitive sagittal plane flexion and extension motion using a CPG based ANN approach. Paper presented at the 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.

12)  Salehi, M., Novin, R. S., Narimani, R., & Esfandiarpour, F. (2011). Design of Rehabilitation Robotic Device for Fingers. Paper presented at the Proceedings of International Conference on Bioscience, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics (ICBBB 2011).

13)  Mokhlespour, M. I., Ramezanzadeh, M., & Narimani, R. (2011). Development of a wearable measuring system for respiratory plethysmography. Biomed2011, lASTED, Innsbruck, Austria.

14)  Mokhlespour, M., Soroush, A., Narimani, R., Talab, M. H., & Parnianpour, M. (2010). Development of a measuring system for shoulder abduction and adduction. Paper presented at the 2010 17th Iranian Conference of Biomedical Engineering (ICBME).

15)  Vatanparast, R., Karimi, H., Bahrami, F., & NARIMANI, R. (2009). A Biomechanical Comparison of Postural Control Mechanisms between Healthy Adults and Below Knee Amputees during Voluntary Arm Movements. Iranian Journal of Biomedical Engineering, 3, 171-178.

16)  GHOLIPOUR, M., FARAHMAND, F., NARIMANI, R., MAGHSOUDLOU, H., SOUDBAKHSH, D., MOKHTARZADEH, S. H., & REZAEIAN, T. (2007). MEASUREMENT AND COMPARISON OF THE NET MOMENTS OF HUMAN JOINTS DURING WEIGHT LIFTING AT DIFFERENT SPEEDS.

17)  Farahmand, F., Rezaeian, T., Narimani, R., & HEJAZI, D. P. (2006). Kinematic and dynamic analysis of the gait cycle of above-knee amputees.

18)  MIRBAGHERI, A., NARIMANI, R., & HOVIATTALAB, M. (2005). DEVELOPMENT OF 2D VIBRATION MEASURING SYSTEM USING IMAGE PROCESSING METHOD; AN INVESTIGATION ON FORCED VIBRATION OF HUMAN BODY IN VERTICAL DIRECTION.

19)  Hoviattalab, M., Narimani, R., & Mirbagheri, A. (2005). An Investigation on Human vibration Analysis Using Image Processing Method. Paper presented at the ASME 2005 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.

20)  GOLKHOU, V., NARIMANI, R., HOVIATTALAB, M., KARIMI, E., KHAMSEI, J., & GANDOMI, N. A. (2004). DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF A HAPTIC INTERFACE SYSTEM FOR INTERACTING TO MODIFIABLE TISSUE ACTIVE ENVIRONMENTS.

21)  Hoviattalab, M., Narimani, R., Yadolahi, A., & Abadpour, A. (2004). NEW IMAGE-BASED SYSTEM FOR VIBRATION MEASURMENT, SPECIALLY DEVELOPED FOR FORCED HUMAN VIBRATION ANALYSIS. Paper presented at the ASME 2004 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition.

22)  Narimani, R., Hoviattalab, M., Abadpour, A., & Yadolahi, A. (2004). Vibration Measurement And Analysis Using Image Processing Method. Paper presented at the ASME 7th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis.

23)  Mokhlespour, M. I., Ramezanzadeh, M., Narimani, R., & Soroush, A. A PROTOTYPE SYSTEM TO MEASURE THE TRUNK ANGLE IN SAGITAL PLANE.