Amir Tahmasebi

Dr. Amir Tahmasebi

Research Focus

  • mapping brain maturation and cognitive development during adolescence
  • multi-sensory (fMRI-DTI-EEG) functional/structural data analysis

Publications

Title Source (Journal/Book/Conference) Authors/Presenters Published On Type
Creating probabilistic maps of the face network in the adolescent brain: A multicentre functional MRI study Human Brain Mapping Tahmasebi AM, Artiges E, Banaschewski T, Barker G, Bruehl R, Büchel C, Conrod PJ, Flor H, Garavan H, Gallinat J, Heinz A, Ittermann B, Loth E, Mareckova K, Martinot JL, Poline JB, Rietschel M, Smolka M, Ströhle A, Schumann G, Paus T, IMAGEN consortium 1300334400 Journal Article
A validation framework for probabilistic maps using Heschl's gyrus as a model. NeuroImage Tahmasebi AM, Abolmaesumi P, Wild C, Johnsrude IS 1270094400 Journal Article
A New Approach for Creating Customizable Cytoarchitectonic Probabilistic Maps Without a Template Lecture Notes in Computer Science Tahmasebi AM, Abolmaesumi P, Geng X, Morosan P, Amunts K, Christensen G, JohnsrudeIS 1254283200 Presentation
An Automatic Model-based Segmentation Technique for the Extraction of the First Heschl’s Gyrus in Human Auditory Cortex from MR Images 15th Annual Meeting OHBM Tahmasebi AM, Abolmaesumi P, Vikal S, Johnsrude IS 1245297600 Presentation
Quantification of Inter-subject Variability in Human Brain: A Validation Framework for Probabilistic Maps Proceedings of SPIE: Medical Imaging, Biomedical Applications in Molecular Tahmasebi AM, Abolmaesumi P, Wild C, Johnsrude IS 1235710800 Presentation
Reducing inter-subject anatomical variation: effect of normalization method on sensitivity of functional magnetic resonance imaging data analysis in auditory cortex and the superior temporal region. NeuroImage Tahmasebi AM, Abolmaesumi P, Zheng ZZ, Munhall KG, Johnsrude IS 1230786000 Journal Article
A statistical atlas-based technique for automatic segmentation of the first Heschl's gyrus in human auditory cortex from MR images. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference Tahmasebi AM, Johnsrude IS, Wild C, Moghari MH, Abolmaesumi P 1219204800 Journal Article
A Statistical Atlas-Based Technique for Automatic Segmentation of the First Heschl’s Gyrus in Human Auditory Cortex from MR Images Proceedings of IEEE Tahmasebi AM, Johnsrude IS, Wild C, Moghari MH, Abolmaesumi P 1219204800 Presentation
Experimental Identification and Analysis of the Dynamics of a PHANToM Premium 1.5A Haptic Device Presence Taati B, Tahmasebi AM, Hashtrudi-Zaad K 1218168000 Journal Article
A Novel Automatic Segmentation Method for ROI-based Functional Analysis, Workshop on Analysis of Functional Medical Images Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) Tahmasebi AM, Abolmaesumi P, Wild C, Johnsrude IS 1202446800 Presentation
A framework for the design of a novel haptic-based medical training simulator. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine Tahmasebi AM, Hashtrudi-Zaad K, Thompson D, Abolmaesumi P 1199163600 Journal Article
Reducing Inter-subject Anatomical Variation: Analysis of the Functional Activity in Auditory Cortex and Superior Temporal Region using HAMMER Workshop on Statistical Registration, Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) Tahmasebi AM, Abolmaesumi P, Zheng Z, Munhall K, Johnsrude IS 1193976000 Presentation
Automatic Classification of Variability in Human Brain Anatomy Across Subjects Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems IRIS 2006 Tahmasebi AM, Abolmaesumi P, Johnsrude I 1139461200 Presentation
A Haptic-based Ultrasound Examination/Training System Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) Tahmasebi AM, Abolmaesumi P, Hashtrudi-Zaad K 1130385600 Presentation
A Haptic-Based Ultrasound Examination/Training System MICCAI 2005 Tahmasebi AM, Abolmaesumi P, Hashtrudi-Zaad K 1130299200 Presentation
Software Structure Design for A Haptic-Based Medical Examination System Haptic Audio Visual Environments and their Applications Tahmasebi AM, Abolmaesumi P, Thompson D, Hashtrudi-Zaad K 1128139200 Presentation
Dynamic Parameter Identification and Analysis of a Phantom Haptic Device IEEE Conference Control Applications, 2005 Tahmasebi AM, Taati B, Mobasser F, Hashtrudi-Zaad K 1125201600 Presentation
Medical Ultrasound Remote Diagnostic System for Space Applications Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems, IRIS 2005 Tahmasebi AM, Abolmaesumi P, Hashtrudi-Zaad K, Thompson D 1107925200 Presentation
A Haptic-based System for Medical Image Examination Proceedings of IEEE 26th Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Abolmaesumi P, Hashtrudi-Zaad K, Thompson D, Tahmasebi AM 1094616000 Presentation
A haptic-based system for medical image examination. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference Abolmaesumi P, Hashtrudi-Zaad K, Thompson D, Tahmasebi A 1094011200 Journal Article
A Haptic-based System for Medical Image Examination IEEE EMBS 2004 Abolmaesumi P, Hashtrudi-Zaad K, Thompson D, Tahmasebi AM 1094011200 Presentation
Medical Ultrasound Remote Diagnostic System for Space Applications Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS)/Precarn, 2004 Tahmasebi AM, Abolmaesumi P, Hashtrudi-Zaad K, Thompson D 1076302800 Presentation
A novel adaptive approach to fingerprint enhancement filter design Signal Processing: Image Communication Tahmasebi AM, Kasaei S 1013144400 Journal Article

Education

  • 2010: Ph.D., Computer Science, Queen's University Kingston, ON, CANADA
  • 2005: M.Sc., Computer Science, Queen's University Kingston, ON, CANADA
  • 2001: B.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Sharif University of Technology Tehran, IRAN

Distinctions and Awards

  • 2008: NSERC PGS-D, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Scholarship, 2008-2010
  • 2007: IEEE Conference Travel Award, International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Roma, Italy.
  • 2007: Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  • 2006: IRIS/Precarn Graduate Scholarship
  • 2006: Honorable mention, Best Poster Award, Canadian Student Conference on Biomedical Computing (CSCBC'06)
  • 2005: 1st Runner-up, Best Technical Demonstration Award, Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS) NCE Conference, A.M. Tahmasebi, P. Abolmaesumi, P. Foroughi, K. Hashtrudi-Zaad, "A Haptic-based Ultrasound Examination/Training System", Quebec City, June 2005.
  • 2005: Huntly Macdonald Sinclair Tuition Fellowship, 2004-2005

Curriculum Vitae

Contact

The Rotman Research Institute
Baycrest
3560 Bathurst Street, 926
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M6A 2E1 Phone: 416-785-2500 x3130 Email: atahmasebi@rotman-baycrest.on.ca Fax: 416-785-2862