Dr. Reza Ebrahimpour

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience

  • Email: rebrahimpour@srttu.edu
  • Telephone: 00982122970117
  • Fax: 00982122970033
  • Faculty of Computer Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence

Research Interests:

Cognitive Neuroscience
Visual Neuroscience
Computational models of Vision
Decision Making
Object Recognition

Educational Background

Electrical Engineering – ElectronicsMazandaran University1999
Electrical Engineering – Biomedical EngineeringUniversity of Tarbiat Modares2002
 Computational Neuroscience – Artificial IntelligenceInstitute for Studies on Theoretical Physics and Mathematics(IPM)2007

Professional Background

Head of Electronics Engineering DepartmentFaculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering2008 – 2012
Head of Computer Engineering DepartmentFaculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering2013 – 2014 
Member of Center of Excellent of EducationShahid Rajaee University2013 – now
 Dean of Faculty of Computer EngineeringShahid Rajaee University2013 – now

Membership of Scientific Societies

Member of the Test.Iran(2000 – Now)
Member of the TestIran(2005 – Now)

Referee for Journals

IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics–Part B: CyberneticsIEEE
Information SciencesElsevier
Digital Signal ProcessingElsevier
IET Computer VisionIEEE
Neural Computing and ApplicationsSpringer
Journal of ClassificationSpringer
Journal of Intelligent Automation and Soft computing (AUTOSOFT)Taylor & Francis
Neural Processing LettersSpringer
Journal of Medical SystemsSpringer

Journal Papers

TitleAuthorsjournalpublish yearCommentsPdf
Invariant object recognition is a personalized selection of invariant features in humans, not simply explained by hierarchical feed-forward vision modelsH Karimi-Rouzbahani, N Bagheri, R Ebrahimpour Scientific reports2017
Hard-wired feed-forward visual mechanisms of the brain compensate for affine variations in object recognitionH Karimi-Rouzbahani, N Bagheri, R EbrahimpourNeuroscience2017
Prediction of Gene Co-Expression by Quantifying Heterogeneous FeaturesAbbasali Emamjomeh, Bahram Goliaei, Javad Zahiri and Reza EbrahimpourCurrent Bioinformatics2015
An Evidence-Based Combining Classifier for Brain Signal AnalysisSaeed reza Kheradpisheh, Abbas Nowzari-Dalini, Reza Ebrahimpour, MohammadPLoS ONE2014
The Application of Multi-Layer Artificial Neural Networks in Speckle Reduction (Methodology)M.R. Pishgoo, M.R.N Avanaki, R. EbrahimpourJournal of Electrical and Computer Engineering Innovations2014
Modeling of measurement error in refractive index determination of fuel cell using neural network and genetic algorithmSaeed Olyaee; Reza Ebrahimpour; SomayehIranian Journal of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell2014
Feedforward object-vision models only tolerate small image variations compared to humanMasoud Ghodrati, Amirhossein Farzmahdi, Karim Rajaei, Reza Ebrahimpour, Seyed-Mahdi Khaligh-RazaviFrontiers in Computational Neuroscience2014
The impact of the lateral geniculate nucleus and corticogeniculate interactions on efficient coding and higher-order visual object processingSajjad Zabbah, Karim Rajaei, Amin Mirzaei, Reza Ebrahimpour, Seyed-Mahdi Khaligh-RazaviVision Research2014
The Importance of Visual Features in Generic versus Specialized Object Recognition: A Computational StudyMasoud Ghodrati, Karim Rajaee, RezaFrontiers in Computational Neuroscience2014
Mixture of Experts, A Literature SurveySaeed Masoudnia, Reza EbrahimpourArtificial Intelligence Review2014
Enhancement of Damping of Power System Oscillations through UPFC Placement based on Residue Factor and Critical ModesDavood Fateh, Ali Akbar Motie Birjandi, Reza EbrahimpourTabriz Journal of Electrical Eng.2014
Mixture of feature specified expertsSaeed Reza Kheradpisheh, Fatemeh Sharifizadeh, Abbas Nowzari-Dalini, Mohammad Ganjtabesh, Reza EbrahimpourInformation Fusion2014
Using Artificial Neural Networks to Estimate the Return Sludge Rate, A Case Study of Torbat HeydariehFathollah Gholami-Broujeni, Reza Ebrahimpour, Amir Hassan AmirifardWastewater Treatment Plant2014
LocFuse: Human protein–protein interaction prediction via classifier fusion using protein localization informationJavad Zahiri, Morteza Mohammad-Noori, Reza Ebrahimpour, Samaneh Saadat, Joseph H. Bozorgmehr, Tatyana Goldberg, Ali Masoudi-NejadGenomics2014
Predicting protein–protein interactions between human and hepatitis C virus via an ensemble learning methodAbbasali Emamjomeh, Bahram Goliaei, Javad Zahiri and Reza EbrahimpourMolecular BioSystems2014

Conference Papers


September, 2015Bernstein Conference 2015GermanySTDP based HMAX behavior in response to homogeneous and heterogeneous categoriesHeidari-Gorji H, Zabbah S, Akhavan M, Bagheri N, Ebrahimpour R
October, 2015Society for NeuroscienceUSAContributions of response magnitude and variability to the presaccadic enhancement of visual representationsMohammad Shams-Ahmar, Hamid Karimi, M. Parsa, Reza Ebrahimpour and Behrad Noudoost
June-July, 2014IEEE International Symposium on  Information TheoryUSACapacity theorems for the Cognitive Radio Channel with confidential messagesReza Khosravi Farsani, Reza Ebrahimpour
May, 201321th Iranian Conference on Electrical EngineeringIranA hybrid genetic algorithm-neural network for modeling of periodic nonlinearity in three-longitudinal-mode laser heterodyne interferometerSaeed Olyaee, Reza Ebrahimpour, Somayeh Esfandeh

Research Projects


TitleProject LeaderYearComments
1Design of   Face Recognition System Reza Ebrahimpour2008-2009 Shahid Rajaee University
2Arranging simple neural networks for solving complex classification problemsReza Ebrahimpour2009-2010 Shahid Rajaee University
3Ensemble Learning for ClassificationReza Ebrahimpour2011-2012
4Using Multiple classifier system for Biological Signal ClassificationReza Ebrahimpour2011-2012
5Ensemble Learning for Classification with emphasis on Diversity and RegularizationReza Ebrahimpour2011-2012
6Modeling of primary visual cortexReza Ebrahimpour2013
7Computational-Cognitive model based on visual cortexReza Ebrahimpour2013-2014
8Object recognition based on visual cortexReza Ebrahimpour2014-2015
9Ensemble Learning for solving complex classification prolemsReza Ebrahimpour2015



Courses Taught

Machine LearningComputer Engineering
Machine VisionComputer Engineering
Artificial IntelligenceComputer Engineering
Neural NetworksComputer Engineering
Image ProcessingComputer Engineering


October, 2015Computer Engineering, SRTTUDeep Learning
October, 2015Institute for Studies on Theoretical Physics and Mathematics(IPM)Computational Vision & Memory
February, 2016Computer Engineering, SRTTUEEG Recording and Analysis