Farnoud Kazemzadeh

Ph.D. Candidate

Farnoud Kazemzadeh


Alexander WongDavid A. Clausi

Research Interests

Design, build, and application of scientific multispectroscopic, hyperspectroscopic, and interferometric imaging systems for various sensing applications: up-looking (astronomy) and down-looking (space instrumentation, Earth sciences, biomedicine, security, military).

Research Topics

Biomedical Imaging

Computer Vision

Remote Sensing

Scientific Imaging

Research Demos

Compressed Sensing

Multiplexed Optical High-coherence Interferometry

Skin Cancer Detection

Stereo Vision for Dimension Estimation


Journal Articles

Amelard, R.C. ScharfenbergerF. Kazemzadeh, K. J. Pfisterer, B. S. Lin, A. Wong, and D. A. Clausi, "Non-contact transmittance photoplethysmographic imaging (PPGI) for long-distance cardiovascular monitoring", Nature Scientific Reports, vol. 6, no. 5, October, 2015. Details

Kazemzadeh, F.S. HaiderC. ScharfenbergerA. Wong, and D. A. Clausi, "Multispectral Stereoscopic Imaging Device: Simultaneous Multiview Imaging from the Visible to the Near-Infraredpdf", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENT, vol. 63, issue 7: IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, pp. 1871-1873, July 2014. Details

Harris, G. L. H., M. Gomez, W. E. Harris, K. Johnston, F. Kazemzadeh, W. Kerzendorf, D. Geisler, and K. A. Woodley, "Eight Hundred New Candidates for Globular Clusters in NGC 5128pdf", The Astronomical Journal, vol. 143, no. 4: The American Astronomical Society, 2012. Details

Kirkpatrick, CC.., B. R. McNamara, D. A. Rafferty, P. E. J. Nulsen, L. Birzan, F. Kazemzadeh, M. W. Wise, M. Gitti, and K. W. Cavagnolo, "A CHANDRA X-ray Analysis of ABELL 1664: Cooling, Feedback, and Star Formation in the Central Cluster Galaxypdf", The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 697, no. 1: The American Astronomical Society, 2009. Details

McNamara, B. R., F. Kazemzadeh, D. A. Rafferty, L. Birzan, P. E. J. Nulsen, C. C. Kirkpatrick, and M. W. Wise, "An Energetic AGN Outburst Powered by a Rapidly Spinning Supermassive Black Hole or an Accreting Ultramassive Black Holepdf", The Astrophysical Journal, vol. 698, no. 1: The American Astronomical Society, 2009. Details

Kazemzadeh, F.A. Wong, B. B. Behr, and A. R. Hajian, "Depth Profilometry via Multiplexed Optical High-Coherence Interferometry", PLoS ONE: PLoS. Details

Conference Papers

Li, E.M. J. ShafieeF. Kazemzadeh, and A. Wong, "Sparse Reconstruction of Compressed Sensing Multi-spectral Data using Cross-Spectral Multi-layered Conditional Random Field Modelpdf", SPIE optics and photonics 2015, San Diego, SPIE , May, Accepted. Details

Li, F.M. J. ShafieeA. ChungB. ChwylF. KazemzadehA. Wong, and J. S. Zelek, "HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE MAP ESTIMATION VIA FULLY CONNECTED RANDOM FIELDS WITH STOCHASTIC CLIQUESpdf", International Conference on Image Processing, April, Accepted. Details

Deglint, J.F. KazemzadehA. Wong, and D. A. Clausi, "Inference of dense spectral reflectance images from sparse reflectance measurement using non-linear regression modeling", SPIE Optics and Photonics, Applications of Digital Image Processing XXXVIII, August, 2015. Details

Deglint, J.F. KazemzadehM. J. ShafieeE. Li, I. Khodadad, S. S. Saini, A. Wong, and D. A. Clausi, "Virtual spectral multiplexing for applications in in-situ imaging microscopy of transient phenomena ", SPIE Optics and Photonics, Applications of Digital Image Processing XXXVIII, August, 2015. Details

Haider, S.C. ScharfenbergerF. KazemzadehA. Wong, and D. A. Clausi, "Multi-polarimetric textural distinctiveness for outdoor robotic saliency detectionpdf", SPIE Electronic Imaging: Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XXXII: Algorithms and Techniques, San Francisco, California, United States, February, 2015. Details

Kazemzadeh, F.S. HaiderA. WongC. Scharfenberger, and D. A. Clausi, "Concurrent Multiview Discrete Spectral Imaging Device from the VIS to the NIR", SPIE: Optics + Photonics, Novel Optical Systems Design and Optimization XVII , vol. 9193, San Diego, USA, SPIE Proceedings, 2014. Details

Kazemzadeh, F.M. J. Shafiee, A. Wong, and D. A. Clausi, "Reconstruction of Compressive Multispectral Sensing Data Using a Multi-layered Conditional Random Field Approach", SPIE: Optics + Photonics, vol. 9217, San diego, USA, SPIE Proceedings, 2014. Details

Kazemzadeh, F., T. M. Haylock, L. M. Chifman, A. R. Hajian, B. B. Behr, A. T. Cenko, J. T. Meade, and J. Hendrikse,"Laser interference fringe tomography: a novel 3D imaging technique for pathologypdf", SPIE: Biomedical Applications of Light Scattering V, vol. 7907, San Francisco , USA, SPIE Proceedings, 2011. Details

Haylock, T. M., A. T. Cenko, L. M. Chifman, P. B. Christensen, F. Kazemzadeh, A. R. Hajian, J. Hendrikse, and J. T. Meade, "Positioning systems for high resolution tissue imagingpdf", SPIE: Three-Dimensional and Multidimensional Microscopy: Image Acquisition and Processing XVIII, vol. 7904, San Francisco, USA, SPIE Proceedings, 2011. Details

Kazemzadeh, F., A. R. Hajian, and B. B. Behr, "An Optical Design for a 3rd Generation Dispersed Fourier Transform Spectrometer", American Astronomical Society Meeting #216, vol. 415.08, Miami, USA, American Astronomical Society, 2010. Details

Kazemzadeh, F., T. M. Haylock, and A. R. Hajian, "Image Segmentation Using Varying Ellipses", Canadian Student Conference on Biomedical Computing and Engineering, Waterloo, Canada, University of Waterloo, 2010. Details

Haylock, T. M., A. T. Cenko, J. T. Meade, F. Kazemzadeh, and A. R. Hajian, "Unification of satellite and medical scan methodspdf", International Symposium on Optomechatronic Technologies, Toronto, Canada, IEEE, 2010. Details

Kazemzadeh, F., and A. R. Hajian, "Automatic alignment of multi-temporal images of planetary nebulae using local optimizationpdf", SPIE: Applications of Digital Image Processing XXXII, vol. 7798, no. 77981Y, San Diego, USA, SPIE Proceedings , 2010. Details

Kazemzadeh, F., M. C. Ansdell, M. Ciaramicoli, and D. A. Urbina, "Climate Links: A Terrestrial Climate Data Collection Network Complementing Satellite Observationspdf", International Astronautical Congress, Daejeon, South Korea, International Astronautical Federation, 2009. Details


Kazemzadeh, F., and A. Wong, A System, Method and Apparatus for Ultra-resolved Ultra-wide Field-of-view Multispectral and Hyperspectral Holographic Microscopy, vol. 62155416, USA, April 30, 2015. Details

Kazemzadeh, F., A. Wong, and S. Haider, Imaging System and Method for Concurrent Multiview Multispectral Polarimetric Light-field High Dynamic Range Imaging, USA, 2014. Details

Hajian, A. R., F. Kazemzadeh, B. B. Behr, T. M. Haylock, and L. M. Chifman, A Device and Methods for Generating a Fringe Pattern Based on the Depth of a Surface of a Substance, USA, 2011. Details


Kazemzadeh, F., "Laser Interference Fringe Tomography - A Novel 3D Imaging Microscopy Techniquepdf", Department of Systems Design Engineering, Waterloo, University of Waterloo, 2011. Details

Kazemzadeh, F.Climate Links - A terrestrial data collection network complementing satellite observationspdf, Strasbourg, France, International Space University, 2009. Details

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