Negar Tavassolian

Associate Professor

School: School of Engineering and Science

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Building: Burchard

Room: 411

Phone: (201) 216-5496

Fax: (201) 216-8246

Email: ntavasso@stevens.edu

Website

Research

Electromagnetic modeling and optimization
Bio-electromagnetics
Biomedical imaging
Antennas
Mobile health

Institutional Service
  • ECE Department CPT Instructor Member
  • ECE Qualification Exam Committee Member Member
  • ECE Graduate Faculty Advisor Member
  • ECE Undergraduate Faculty Advisor Member
  • School of Engineering and Science Internal Proposal Reviewer Member
  • Search Committee for Vice Provost for Research and Innovation Member
  • ECE Faculty Hiring Search Committee Member
Professional Service
  • IEEE Microwaves Theory and Techniques (MTT)-10: Biological Effects and Medical Applications of RF and Microwaves Technical Committee Member
  • Microwave Theory and Techniques (MTT-S) Graduate Fellowships in Medical Applications Category Technical Reviewer
  • IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters Associate Editor
  • IEEE International Microwave Conference (IMS) Technical Program Research Committee (TPRC) Member
  • IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation Conference (APS) Session Chair and Paper Reviewer
  • IEEE International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC) Associate Editor
  • NSF Small Business Innovation (SBIR) Program Panel NSF Panelist
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Panelist
  • Technical Reviewer for MTT-S Graduate Fellowship (Medical Applications Category)
  • Technical Committee Member of IEEE Microwaves Theory and Techniques (MTT)-10: Biological Effects and Medical Applications of RF and Microwaves
  • Journal reviewer for Nature Scientific Reports, PLOS ONE, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME), IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (JBHI), IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices (TED), IEEE Electron Device Letters, IEEE Electronic Letters, Sensors Journal, IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE Sensors Letters, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation (T-AP), IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters (AWPL), IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (T-MTT), IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (MWCL), IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, IEEE Journal on Electromagnetics, RF, and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology (JERM), IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems (JETCAS), IEEE Journal of Micro-electromechanical Systems (JMEMS), IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurements (TIM), Elsevier Brain Research Journal
  • Technical Program Committee (TPC) member: IEEE International Microwave Biomedical Conference (IMBioC)
Professional Societies
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Member
  • Technical Committee Member of IEEE Microwaves Theory and Techniques (MTT)-10: Biological Effects and Medical Applications of RF and Microwaves Member
  • IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Member
  • IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Member
  • IEEE Women in Engineering Society Member
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Member
Selected Publications
Conference Proceeding
  1. Tavassolian, N.; Mirbeik, A.; LaPeruta, T.; Popescu, M.; Hohil, M.; Lawrence, V. (2021). Statistical Sparsity-Based Learning for Ultra-Wideband Radar Signal Reconstruction. Proc. SPIE Conference.
  2. Tavassolian, N.; Gholami, B. (2021). Multi-modality Remote Cardiopulmunary Sensing for Human Exploration Mission. NASA Human Research Program Investigators Workshop (HRP IWS).
  3. Tavassolian, N.; Mirbeik, A.; Mirzaee, M. (2020). 10 GHz-100 GHz Compact Double-Ridge Horn Antenna for Ultra-Wideband Millimeter-Wave Biomedical Imaging Applications. IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium.
  4. Tavassolian, N.; Yang, C. (2020). A Fetal Movement Simulation System for Wearable Vibrational Sensors. IEEE International Conference in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).
  5. Tavassolian, N.; Yang, C.; Ojha, B.; Aranoff, N.; Green, P. (2020). Classification of Aortic Stenosis Before and After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Using Cardio-mechanical Modalities. IEEE International Conference in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).
  6. Tavassolian, N.; Mirzaee, M. (2020). Low-Profile Wearable Wideband Antenna with High Gain Based on Franklin Array for Future 5G Wireless Body Area Networks. IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium.
  7. Tavassolian, N.; Mirbeik, A.; Najafizadeh, L. (2020). Synthetic Ultra-Wideband Integrated Pulse Generator for Millimeter-Wave Imaging Applications. ]IEEE International NEWCAS Conference.
  8. Tavassolian, N.; Yang, C.; Bruce, B.; Gholami, B. (2020). A Hybrid Radar-Camera Respiratory Monitoring System Based on an Impulse-Radio Ultrawideband Radar. IEEE International Conference in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC).
  9. Nosrati, M.; Tavassolian, N. (2019). Accurate Doppler Radar-Based Cardiopulmonary Sensing Using Chest-Wall Acceleration. IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology (1 ed., vol. 3, pp. 41-47).
  10. Mirbeik, A.; Ashinoff, R.; Tavassolian, N. (2018). Ultra-High-Resolution Millimeter-Wave Imaging: A New Promising Skin Cancer Imaging Modality. Proc. IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems (BioCAS) Conference. Cleveland, OH.
  11. Yang, C.; Dong, Y.; Chen, Y.; Tavassolian, N. (2018). A Low-cost, Smartphone-only Pulse Transit Time Measurement System Using Cardio-mechanical Signals and Optical Sensors∗. Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS (vol. 2018-July, pp. 1-4).
  12. Nosrati, M.; Tavassolian, N. (2018). Accuracy enhancement of doppler radar-based heartbeat rate detection using chest-wall acceleration. IMBioc 2018 - 2018 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Biomedical Conference (pp. 139-141).
  13. Nosrati, M.; Shahsavari, S.; Tavassolian, N. (2018). Multi-target vital-signs monitoring using a dual-beam hybrid doppler radar. IMBioc 2018 - 2018 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Biomedical Conference (pp. 58-60).
Journal Article
  1. Tavassolian, N.; Mirbeik, A. (2020). Tumor Detection Using the Millimeter-wave Imaging Technology. IEEE Microwave Magazine - Invited Article (8 ed., vol. 20, pp. 30 – 43).
  2. Tavassolian, N.; Yang, C.; Aranoff, N.; Green, P. (2020). Classification of Aortic Stenosis Using Conventional Machine Learning and Deep Learning Methods Based on Multi-dimensional Cardio-mechanical Signals. Scientific Reports (vol. 10, pp. 17521).
  3. Tavassolian, N.; Nosrati, M. (2020). Wideband Circularly-Polarized, L-Shaped Slot Antenna Array Loaded with Metasurface. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters (9 ed., vol. 62, pp. 2976 – 2988).
  4. Mirbeik, A.; Oppelaar, E.; Ashinoff, R.; Tavassolian, N. (2019). High-contrast, Low-cost, 3D Visualization of Skin Cancer Using Ultra-high-resolution Millimeter-wave Imaging. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging (9 ed., vol. 38, pp. 2188 – 2197).
  5. Tavassolian, N.; Nosrati, M. (2019). Accurate Doppler Radar-Based Cardiopulmonary Sensing Using Chest-Wall Acceleration. IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology (4 ed., vol. 3, pp. 41-47).
  6. Nosrati, M.; Shahsavari, S.; Lee, S.; Wang, H.; Tavassolian, N. (2019). A Concurrent Dual-Beam Phased-Array Doppler Radar Using MIMO Beamforming Techniques for Short-Range Vital-Signs Monitoring. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation (4 ed., vol. 67, pp. 2390-2404).
  7. Yang, C.; Tavassolian, N. (2019). An Independent Component Analysis Approach to Motion Noise Cancelation of Cardio-Mechanical Signals. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (3 ed., vol. 66, pp. 784-793).
  8. Mirbeik-Sabzevari, A.; Li, S.; Garay, E.; Nguyen, H. T.; Wang, H.; Tavassolian, N. (2019). Synthetic Ultra-High-Resolution Millimeter-Wave Imaging for Skin Cancer Detection. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (1 ed., vol. 66, pp. 61-71).
  9. Mirbeik-Sabzevari, A.; Tavassolian, N. (2019). Ultrawideband, Stable Normal and Cancer Skin Tissue Phantoms for Millimeter-Wave Skin Cancer Imaging. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (1 ed., vol. 66, pp. 176-186).
  10. Mirbeik-Sabzevari, A.; Li, S.; Garay, E.; Nguyen, H. T.; Wang, H.; Tavassolian, N. (2018). W-band micromachined antipodal vivaldi antenna using SIW and CPW structures. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation (11 ed., vol. 66, pp. 6352-6357).
  11. Yang, C.; Tavassolian, N. (2018). Combined Seismo-and Gyro-Cardiography: A More Comprehensive Evaluation of Heart-Induced Chest Vibrations. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (5 ed., vol. 22, pp. 1466-1475).
  12. Nosrati, M.; Jafargholi, A.; Pazoki, R.; Tavassolian, N. (2018). Broadband slotted blade dipole antenna for airborne UAV applications. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation (8 ed., vol. 66, pp. 3857-3864).
  13. Yang, C.; Aranoff, N.; Green, P.; Tavassolian, N. (2018). A Binary Classification of Cardiovascular Abnormality Using Time-Frequency Features of Cardio-mechanical Signals. Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference (vol. 2018, pp. 5438-5441).