People

Current Members

Hamid R. Rabiee (SM’07) received his B.S. (1987) and M.S. (1989) degrees (with great distinction) in Electrical Engineering from CSULB, USA, his EEE in Electrical and Computer Engineering from USC, USA, and his Ph.D. (1996) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, USA.

From 1993 to 1996 he was a Member of Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories. From 1996 to 1999 he worked as a Senior Software Engineer at Intel Corporation. He was also with PSU, OGI, and OSU Universities as an adjunct professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering from 1996 to 2000. Since September 2000, he has joined Sharif University of Technology (SUT), Tehran, Iran. He is the founder of Sharif University Advanced Information and Communication Technology Research Center (AICT), Advanced Technologies Incubator (SATI), Digital Media Laboratory (DML) and Mobile Value Added Services Laboratory (VASL). He is currently a Professor of Computer Engineering at Sharif University of Technology and the Director of AICT, DML and VASL. He has been the initiator and director of national and international level projects in the context of UNDP International Open Source Network (IOSN) and Iran National ICT Development Plan.
Prof. Rabiee has received numerous awards and honors for his industrial, scientific and academic contributions. He has acted as chairman in a number of national and international conferences, and holds three patents.

Ali Soltani-Farani received the B.Sc. degree in hardware engineering and the M.Sc. degree in computer architecture from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2008 and 2010, respectively. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in the Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology.

Since 2012, he has been a Technical Consultant with Value Added Services Laboratory and is currently an Adjunct Lecturer with the Department of Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology. His current research interests include structured sparse representations  and dictionary learning, and their applications to signal and image processing

 

Ali Zarezade received his M.Sc in Aerospace Engineering with a focus on optimal control at Sharif University of Technology in 2010. He received his B.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering at Amirkabir University of Science and Technology in 2009, where he took courses in Computer Engineering as his second major. He is currently working towards his M.Sc. degree in the Department of Computer Engineering at Sharif University of Technology.

As a researcher he is a member of Sparse Signal Processing group at Sharif University since 2011. His research is mainly focused on machine learning and it’s applications in computer vision, including face recognition, object  tracking, and background removal with approaches found in semi-supervised learning and sparse representation theory.

 

Mahyar Najibi is a M.Sc. student of artificial intelligence at computer engineering department of Sharif University of Technology.He received his B.Sc. in computer engineering at Iran University of Science and Technology and studied Industrial Engineering at the same university as his second major.  he is a member of Sparse Signal Processing laboratory at Sharif University since 2011.

His research is mainly focused on computer vision and machine learning including unsupervised feature learning, semi-supervised learning, sparse representation theory and classification problems in computer vision.

 

Abbas Hosseini received his B.Sc. in Software Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2012 and is currently working towards his M.Sc. degree in the Department of Computer Engineering at Sharif University of Technology.

His current research interests include the application of dictionary learning and metric learning to image classification.

 

Alumni

siavashSiavash Haghiri Ghazvini received the B.Sc degree in Computer Engineering and the M.Sc degree in Artificial Intelligence from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2010 and 2012, respectively . His M.Sc research was devoted to discriminative dictionary algorithms for image classification.

He is currently a research assistant at Hamburg University.

 

Mohammad Hadi Kefayati received his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, in 2011 and is currently working towards his M.Sc. degree in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic). His thesis mainly focuses on using sparse models for fMRI brain decoding. His current research interests include the application of sparse models to biomedical signals.

Sparse Signal Processing Group