fahimeh nasimi | biomedical signal processing | Best Researcher Award

Dr. fahimeh nasimi | biomedical signal processing | Best Researcher Award

A proactive and innovative researcher with expertise in deep learning and machine learning applications, specializing in cardiac arrhythmia detection algorithms. With a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering and extensive experience as an Assistant Professor at the University of Isfahan-Khansar Campus, I excel in strategic problem-solving and decision-making. Known for maintaining composure under pressure and fostering collaborative environments, I am committed to advancing knowledge through hands-on research and effective team leadership. My career highlights include significant contributions to wireless body area networks and a strong record of academic excellence, including top rankings during both my B.Sc. and M.Sc. studies at Isfahan University.


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📈Core Qualifications

Proactive Researcher: Extensive experience in conducting independent research with a proactive approach.. Strategic and Creative Thinking: Strong problem-solving skills, capable of developing innovative strategies by thinking outside the box. Decision Making: Skilled in making informed decisions and taking responsibility for outcomes. Even Temperament: Ability to maintain composure and handle situations calmly, regardless of challenges. Learning by Doing: A continuous learner who thrives on hands-on experience and practical learning. Collaboration & Team Building: Proficient in fostering collaborative environments and building effective teams.

Technical Skills

Programming Languages: C, C++, MATLAB, Python, Advanced Skills: Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Software Proficiency: ICDL, Cisco Packet Tracer, Linux (Ubuntu)

💼Professional Experience

Assistant Professor, University of Isfahan-Khansar Campus. Since September 2023 University Lecturer (Part-time) University of Isfahan January 2021 – 2023. Visiting Researcher University of South Australia September 2017 – March 2018 Research Assistant University of Isfahan 2014 – 2023


  • Postdoc Researcher, Department of Biomedical Engineering
    • Faculty of Engineering, University of Isfahan
    • Isfahan, Iran
    • 2020 – 2023
  • Ph.D. in Computer Engineering
    • Faculty of Computer Engineering, University of Isfahan
    • Isfahan, Iran
    • 2014 – 2020
    • Thesis: Improving Intra-nodes Communication Power Consumption in Wireless Body Area Networks
  • Master in Computer Engineering – Computer Systems Architecture
    • Faculty of Computer Engineering, University of Isfahan
    • Isfahan, Iran
    • 2011 – 2013
  • Bachelor in Computer Engineering – Computer Hardware
    • Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Isfahan
    • Isfahan, Iran
    • 2005 – 2009

🏫Employment History

  • Assistant Professor
    • University of Isfahan-Khansar Campus
    • September 2023 – Present

🔬Research Focus

My research interests primarily focus on designing novel algorithms using deep learning techniques for the detection of cardiac arrhythmias. This interest was sparked during my postdoctoral research and continues to evolve in my current role, where I am dedicated to addressing challenges associated with identifying similar types of arrhythmias.

🏆 Awards and Honors 

Ranked 3rd, B.Sc. students, Isfahan University, 2009. Ranked 2nd, M.Sc. students, Isfahan University, 2014

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Title: Green Communication in wireless network
    • Authors: Ehdieh Khaledian, Fahimeh Nasimi, Naser Movahedinia
    • Conference: ETEC (Emerging Trends in Energy Conservation), 2013


  • Title: A survey on energy consumption reduction techniques in WBAN
    • Authors: Fahimeh Nasimi, Naser Movahedinia, Mohammad Reza Khayyambashi
    • Conference: CITCONF, 2017


  • Title: Exploiting Similar Prior Knowledge for Compressing ECG Signals
    • Authors: Fahimeh Nasimi, Naser Movahhedinia, Mohammad Reza Khayyambashi, Yee Wei Law
    • Journal: Biomedical Signal Processing and Control (Elsevier), 2020
    • Year: 2020


  • Title: Redundancy cancellation of compressed measurements by QRS complex alignment
    • Authors: Nasimi Fahimeh, Mohammad Reza Khayyambashi, Naser Movahhedinia
    • Journal: Plos one
    • Volume: 17
    • Issue: 2
    • Year: 2022
    • Article ID: e0262219


  • Title: LDIAED: A lightweight deep learning algorithm implementable on automated external defibrillators
    • Authors: Nasimi Fahimeh, Mohammadreza Yazdchi
    • Journal: Plos one
    • Volume: 17
    • Issue: 2
    • Year: 2022
    • Article ID: e0264405


  • Title: A novel spatio-temporal convolutional neural framework for multimodal emotion recognition
    • Authors: Sharafi Masoumeh, Mohammadreza Yazdchi, Reza Rasti, Fahimeh Nasimi
    • Journal: Biomedical Signal Processing and Control
    • Volume: 78
    • Year: 2022
    • Pages: 103970


hrishti Singh | Biomedical Engineering | Women Researcher Award

 Dr. hrishti Singh | Biomedical Engineering | Women Researcher Award

 Dr. George Mason University, United States

👩‍🔬 With 5 years of experience as a biomedical engineer, scientist, and entrepreneur, I specialize in developing translational contrast agent platforms for enhancing early-stage tumor diagnosis. Additionally, I possess 1 year of healthcare product management experience as a Co-Founder of a biotech start-up. My expertise lies in problem-solving, stakeholder relationship management, and project planning, with a strong passion for innovation and improving patient outcomes through healthcare product development and leadership.




Education 📚

PhD in Bioengineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (Aug. 2017 – Dec. 2022)Masters in Biomedical Engineering, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT (Aug. 2015 – Aug. 2017)Bachelors in Engineering (B.E) in Biotechnology, Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka (Aug. 2011 – Aug. 2015)

Technical Skills 🛠️

Languages: Python, Matlab, Perl

Software Skills: Nanoscale Molecular Dynamics (NAMD), Adobe Illustrator

Experimental Skills: Gel Electrophoresis, Western Blotting, Flow Cytometry, Cell Culture, Biomaterial Design, Synthesis and Characterization, Lipid Nanoparticle Synthesis, Rheology of Soft Materials, Cyclic Voltammetry, Electroimpedance Spectroscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), In-vitro Tissue Models, DNA Extraction, Cell Transfection, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA), In-vivo Ultrasound and Photoacoustic Imaging

Research Awards 🏅

WeSci Women in STEM Crowdfunding Campaign Winner, 2023George Mason University Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award, 2023Biomedical Engineering Society Advanced Biomanufacturing (AbioM) Best Graduate Work Award, 2023George Mason University Office of Provost and Executive Vice-President Award, 2018University of Bridgeport School of Engineering Academic Accomplishment, 2017University of Bridgeport Faculty Research Day, Winner of Best Graduate Poster, 2017ASEE Northeast Conference, Honorable Mention in Best Graduate Poster, 2016IEEE CT-IETA, Third Place in Best Graduate Poster, 2016IEEE CT-IETA, Honorable Mention in Best Graduate Poster, 2016Ramaiah Institute of Technology Alumni Association, Best B.E Project, 2015

Highlighted Presentation 🎤

  • Gordon Imaging Institute and MGH, Harvard University (Invite) Aug. 2023
    • Oral: Non-invasive Whole Body PA Imaging of Small Animals using ICG dye constructs. Cambridge, MA

Presentations 📊

Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting Oct. 2022Virginia Catalyst Conference Sept. 2022George Mason University ”Mason Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference” Mar. 2022Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting Oct. 2020Materials Research Society Annual Meeting Dec. 2019

Leadership and Volunteer Experience 🤝

President of Graduate Association for Bioengineering Students at George Mason University.Member of International Student Advisory Board at George Mason University.Responsible for mentoring undergraduate students.Part of Letters to Pre-Scientist Program exchanging letters with middle and high school female students to demonstrate the importance of women in STEM.

Relevant Skills 🧪

  • Nanomedicine
  • Biomaterials
  • Contrast Agents
  • Drug Delivery
  • Photoacoustic Imaging
  • Rational Design of Solutions to Health Problems
  • Grant Writing
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Strong Communication

Entrepreneurial Experience 💼

NIRView Biosciences Inc. (March 2023 – Present)Co-Founder and CEO, Fairfax, VA Responsible for identifying customer needs, conducting product-market fit analysis, and building sustainable business and revenue models. Define the vision of the product and communicate it to the product development team and stakeholders. Proposal writing to secure non-dilutive funding from different government agencies. National Science Foundation I-Corps Entrepreneurial Program (May 2023 – July 2023)Entrepreneurial Lead, NSF I-Corps Bay Area Node, UC Berkley Determined business plans, mission statements, and visions for public health products. Conducted extensive customer discovery interviews to determine product-market fit.

Relevant Media and Websites 📰

Relevant Awards 🏆

Key Personnel and Investigator on NSF Grant Award Number 2325234.1st place winner and Mason’s Choice Winner of Patriot Pitch Competition (2023).2nd place winner of Accelerate Investor Conference (2023) pitch competition.Principal Investigator on NSF Small Business Innovation and Research Grant.Contrast agent technology selected as STAT News Best 64 technologies in the United States, 2023.

Research Experience 📊

George Mason UniversityPostdoctoral Research Fellow (March 2023 – Present)Graduate Research Assistant (August 2019 – December 2022)Graduate Research Assistant (August 2017 – August 2018)

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Title: Synthesis of DNA origami scaffolds: current and emerging strategies
  • Authors: J Bush, S Singh, M Vargas, E Oktay, CH Hu, R Veneziano
  • Journal: Molecules
  • Year: 2020


  • Title: Solar cells with PbS quantum dot sensitized TiO2–multiwalled carbon nanotube composites, sulfide-titania gel and tin sulfide coated C-fabric
  • Authors: RK Kokal, M Deepa, A Kalluri, S Singh, I Macwan, PK Patra, J Gilarde
  • Journal: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
  • Year: 2017



  • Title: Interactions between avidin and graphene for development of a biosensing platform
  • Authors: I Macwan, MDH Khan, A Aphale, S Singh, J Liu, M Hingorani, P Patra
  • Journal: Biosensors and Bioelectronics
  • Year: 2017



  • Title: Size-tunable ICG-based contrast agent platform for targeted near-infrared photoacoustic imaging.
  • Authors: S Singh, G Giammanco, CH Hu, J Bush, LS Cordova, DJ Lawrence, …
  • Journal: Photoacoustics
  • Year: 2023



  • Title: A Computational Approach for Understanding the Interactions between Graphene Oxide and Nucleoside Diphosphate Kinase with Implications for Heart Failure
  • Authors: A Ray, I Macwan, S Singh, S Silwal, P Patra
  • Journal: Nanomaterials
  • Year: 2018



  • Title: Versatile encapsulation and synthesis of potent liposomes by thermal equilibration
  • Authors: SA Roberts, C Lee, S Singh, N Agrawal
  • Journal: Membranes
  • Year: 2022



  • Title: Increasing Vaccine Production using Pulsed Ultrasound Waves
  • Authors: J Xing, S Singh, Y Zhao, Y Duan, H Guo, C Hu, A Ma, R George, JZ Xing, …
  • Journal: PLOS One
  • Year: 2017



  • Title: Autonomously Propelled Colloids for Penetration and Payload Delivery in Complex Extracellular Matrices
  • Authors: S Singh, J Moran
  • Journal: Micromachines
  • Year: 2022



  • Title: Rational design of ICG-based contrast agents for near-infrared photoacoustic imaging
  • Authors: M Hanafi, N Such, G Giammanco, S Singh, D Wegierak, E Abenojar, …
  • Journal: Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing
  • Year: 2024


  • Title: Transcranial photoacoustic imaging with ICG J-aggregates for imaging blood-brain barrier leak following LPS-induced neuroinflammation
  • Authors: FJ Bodera, S Singh, R Veneziano, PV Chitnis, MJ McVey, MC Kolios
  • Journal: Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing
  • Year: 2024



  • Title: Modified j-aggregates and conjugates thereof
  • Authors: R Veneziano, PV Chitnis, S Singh
  • Journal: US Patent App.
  • Year: 2023


  • Title: Indocyanine green-based in-vivo photoacoustic imaging contrast agent platform (Conference Presentation)
  • Authors: S Singh, G Giammanco, C Hu, J Bush, LS Cordova, DJ Lawrence, …
  • Journal: Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing
  • Year: 2023


  • Title: Computational Investigation of Chirality-Based Separation of Carbon Nanotubes Using Tripeptide Library
  • Authors: S Singh, HR Divecha, A Ayoola, M Xavierselvan, J Devlin, I Macwan
  • Journal: Biomolecules
  • Year: 2023