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Fariba Bahrami

Associate Professor
Phone.Number: 61114924
Email: fbahrami [AT] ut.ac.ir






Education

Ph.D.: Biomedical Engineering, Tehran University, 1998
M.Sc.: Communication, Technical University of Isfahan, 1988
B.Sc.: Communication, Technical University of Isfahan, 1985

Research Interests

Stability and balance control during human movement
Biomedical instrumentation and measurments
Human Movement Analysis and Modeling
Motor Control of Human Movement
FES - Control System Design (Application of Control Theories in FES and Motor Problems)

Current Researches

Human motor control and movement simulation
Path Planning in humans during gait in different cluttered envirinment
Developing a biologically inspired hierarchical controller to control biped robot gait
Development of a manipulandum with applications in rehabilitation of patients after stroke
Biomechanical Analysis of Human Movement
Controlling Human Movement by Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES)
Design and Development of an automatic wheelchair for patients with high impairments

Courses

Advanced Control Systems
Biological System Modeling
Control in Biological Systems
Biomedical Instrumentation
Seminars in Biomedical Engineering
Linear Control System Theory
Electronics I and II
Linear Algebra

Selected Publications

1) Riener R., Fuhr T., Bahrami F., Quintern J., and Schmidt G., "Entwurf von Regelungsstrategien zum Aufstehen mit einer Neuroprothese", Biomedizinische Technik, 1997, 42 Suppl: 285-6.

2) Bahrami F., Riener R., and Schmidt G., "Closed Loop Control Strategies for a Paraplegic Patient Rising From a Chair by Means of FES: Simulations Studies", Proc. of the Ninth International Conference on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 30 - July 4, 1996, pp. 201-204.

3) Bahrami F., Riener R., and Schmidt G., "Arm-Supported Standing up: A Comparative Study", Proc. of the Second Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Simulation Society, IFESS 1997, August 16-21, Vancouver, Canada.

4) Jabedar P., Bahrami F., and Erfani M., "Simulation of voluntary movements of spinal cord injured patients during rising from a chair," J. of Faculty of Eng., Vol. 33, No. 2, Shahrivar 1378 (Sept. 1999), pp. 9-19.

5) Rajimehr R., Farsiu S., Kouhsari L. M., Bidari A., Lucas C., Yousefian S., and Bahrami F., "Prediction of lupus in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus using artifitial neural networks", Lupus (2002) 11, 485-492.

6) Riener R., Fuhr T., Bahrami F., Quintern J., and Schmidt G., "Sit-to-stand transfer of paraplegic patients by means of functional electrical stimulation", Proc. of the 1st International Conference on Motion Systems (Abstracts), September 1997, Jena, Germany, pp. 68.

7) Bahrami F., Erfani M., and Jabedar P., "Fuzzy rule-based simulation of the sit-to-stand task performed by a paraplegic patient: simulated patient," Proc. of the 6th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, May 12-14, 1998, Tehran, Iran, pp. 141-146.

8) Bahrami F., Emadi M., and Jabedar P., " Prediction of the joint trajectories during rising from a chair applying two methods for parameterization of the search-space," Proc. of the 7th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, May 12-14, 1999, Tehran, Iran, pp. 9-16 (in Persian).

9) Erfani M., Bahrami F., and Jabedar P., "Designing a Fuzzy FES-controller integrating voluntary movements of paraplegic patients," Proc. of the 7th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, May 12-14, 1999, Tehran, Iran, pp. 25-32 (in Persian).

10) Bahrami F., Erfani M., and Jabedar P., "Integrating the voluntary movements of paraplegic patient’s intact limbs in FES-controllers: part I, virtual patient," Proc. of the 4th Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society, August 23-27, 1999, Sendai, Japan (CD-ROM).

11) Bahrami F., Erfani M., and Jabedar P., "Integrating the voluntary movements of paraplegic patient’s intact limbs in FES-controllers: part II, a Fuzzy FES-controller," Proc. of the 4th Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society, August 23-27, 1999, Sendai, Japan (CD-ROM).

12) Emadi M., Bahrami F., and Jabedar P., "Prediction of the movement pattern considering limited isometric muscle forces in lower extremities," Proc. of the ninth Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering, May 1-4, 2000, pp. 419-423 , Tehran, Iran (in Persian).

13) Bahrami F., Siahkolah S., and Jabedar P., "Improving the inverse dynamic calculations using two optimization methods," Proc. of the ninth Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering, May 1-4, 2000, pp. 424-428 , Tehran, Iran (in Persian).

14) SaeedZadeh E, Bahrami F., "Virtual patient: Paraplegic Patient Movement Simulation during rising from a Chair Using Emotional Learning Method", Proc. of the 10th Iranian Electrical Engineering Conference, May 12-14, 2002, pp 136-143, Tabriz, Iran. (in Persian)

15) Moraes R., Bahrami F., Patla A., "Reprogramming sit-to-stand and sit-to-walk movement sequence under different temporal constraints", Proc. CD of the IV World Congress on Biomechanics, August 4-9, 2002, Calgary, Canada.

16) Moraes R., Bahrami F., Patla A., "Initial components of sit-to-stand motor pattern is different from initial component of sit-to-walk motor pattern", Proc CD of the ISPGR 2003, March 23-27, 2003, Sydney, Australia.

17) Bahrami F., Moraes R., Patla A., "Control pattern of a combined task", Proc of ISPGR 2003, March 23-27, 2003, Sydney, Australia.

18) Bahrami F., Patla A., "Strategies applied to Control gait initiation after standing up from a seated position", Proc. of the 11th Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering, February 2004, Tehran Iran, 235-240.

19) Bahrami F., Hill S., Patla A., "Balance Recovery after an Unexpected Media-lateral Gait Perturbation", Proc of the 11th Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering, February 2004, Tehran Iran, 259-264.

20) Bahrami F., Hill S., Patla A., "Recovery from an Unexpected Rightway Push during Walking on a Laterally Constrained Walkway", Proc of the 13th Biennial Conference for the Canadian Society for Biomechanics, August 4-7 2004, Halifax, NS, Canada.

21) Bahrami F., Hill S., Patla A., "Stability Analysis of Medio-Laterally Perturbed Gait", Proc of the 13th Biennial Conference for the Canadian Society for Biomechanics, August 4-7 2004, Halifax, NS, Canada.

22) Emadi M., Bahrami F., Yazdanpanah M.J., "Simulation of the STS Transfer Using a MLP without Embedded Internal Feedback", 8th Vienna International Workshop on Functional Electrical Stimulation, September 10-13 2004, Vienna, Austria.

23) Emadi M., Bahrami F., Yazdanpanah M.J., Patla A., "Movement Prediction Using an MLP without Internal Feedback", Proc of IEEE SMC, International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, October 10-13 2004, The Hague, the Netherlands, 5975-5979.

24) Bahrami F., Patla A. E., "Path Planning in an Environment with Disconnected Foot-Placement Sectors: A Fuzzy Rule-Based Model", Gait & Posture, Vol. 21, S 137, June 2005. (XVII conference of International Society for Posture and Gait Research, May 29- June 2, 2005, Marseille, France).

25) Bahrami F., Patla A. E., "Alternate Foot-placement in the Presence of a Planar Obstacle: Model Development", & Posture, Vol. 21, S 137, June 2005. (XVII conference of International Society for Posture and Gait Research, May 29- June 2, 2005, Marseille, France).

26) Bahrami F., Riener R., Jabbedar P. and Schmidt G., "Biomechanical Analysis of Sit-to-Stand Transfer in Healthy and Paraplegic Subjects, Submitted to Clinical Biomechanics, March 1998.

27) Bahrami, F., Riener R., Buss M., and Schmidt G., "Optimal Trajectory Generation for a Paraplegic Patient Rising From a Chair by Means of FES: Preliminary Results, Neuroprothetics From Basic Research to Clinical Application, Pedotti A., Ferrarin M., Quintern J., Riener R. (eds.), Springer Verlag, 1996, pp. 285-292.

28) Emadi M., Bahrami F., Lucas C., "Motor Planning Using Reinforcement Learning", Accepted by Progress in Motor Control V: Multidisciplinary Perspective, August 17-20, 2005, Penn State University, USA.

29) Emadi M., Bahrami F., Lucas C., and Jabedar P., " Predicting STS Movement Based on reinforcement Learning," Proceedings of 12th Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, Teabriz, Iran, 16-18 November 2005, pp. 613-618.

30) Bahrami F., Riener R., and Schmidt G., "Optimal Trajectory Generation for a Paraplegic Patient Rising From a Chair by Means of FES", Proc. of the First Annual Conference of the International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society; May 14-16, 1996, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

31) Riener R., Bahrami F., and Schmidt A. "Trajectory Generation by Parametric Optimization to Predict the Kinematics and Kinetics of a Subject Rising From a Chair", Proc. of the Ninth Conf. Biomechanics and Neural Control, Deer Creek Restor and Conference Center, Mt. Sterling, Ohio, June 1-6, 1996.

32) Keyhaninejad S. and Bahrami F., "Regulating Foot-Placements Encountering a Planar Obstacle Seen in advance during Gait," Proceedings of 12th Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Sahand University of Technology, Teabriz, Iran, 16-18 November 2005, pp.619-623.