• Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Engineering
  • Tim and Amy Leach Professor
  • Presidential Impact Fellow
Roozbeh Jafari

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles – 2006

Research Interests

  • Research areas: Biomedical optics, biosensors, medical devices

    Dr. Roozbeh Jafari's research focuses on wearable computer design and signal processing with applications in health care, wellness and enhancing productivity and safety of the users. He is a researcher in the Center for Remote Health Technologies and Systems. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Army's Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center, the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, SRC and industry (Texas Instruments, Tektronix, Samsung & Telecom Italia).

    He has published more than 100 papers in refereed journals and conferences and served as general chair and technical program committee chair for several flagship conferences in the area of wearable computers, including the Association for Computing Machinery Wireless Health 2012 and 2013, International Conference on Body Sensor Networks 2011 and International Conference on Body Area Networks 2011.

Awards & Honors

  • Andrew P. Sage Best Transactions Paper Award from IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society 2014
  • NSF CAREER Award 2012
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE Real-Time & Embedded Technology & Applications Symp. (RTAS-CPS Week 2011)