Electrical and Computer Engineering

Dr. Hassan S. Salehi

Dr. Salehi

Dr. Hassan S. Salehi received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut in 2015, and his Ph.D. was funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Salehi joined California State University, Chico, as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in August 2018. Previously, he was a faculty member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Hartford.

He is the recipient of several teaching and research awards, including 2016-2017 Professor of the Year Award from the University of Hartford College of Engineering, and Early-stage Faculty Innovative Research Award from AAOMR. His research work focuses on development of novel biomedical imaging and sensing systems, bioinstrumentation, signal and image processing, machine learning and pattern recognition for healthcare and medical applications. He also conducts research on Internet of Things (IoT) devices and sensors with a focus on health monitoring and analytics. Dr. Salehi has published over 20 peer-reviewed journal and conference articles in the field, and has given talks at several international conferences. One of his research papers was featured on the cover of the Journal of Oral Radiology. In his research projects, he is closely collaborating with his colleagues at different universities as well as industry partners.

He is a peer reviewer for several journals such as Nature Scientific Reports, Journal of Biomedical Optics Express, Journal of Biomedical Optics, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Optics Letters, and Journal of Applied Optics. Dr. Salehi is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Optical Society of America (OSA), and International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). He has organized several regional conferences and topical meetings in his area of expertise.