Kayvan Najarian, PhD

Professor, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
Professor, Emergency Medicine
Professor, Electrical Engineering

Computational Med & Bioinformatics
2800 Plymouth Rd
NCRC B10-A111
Ann Arbor MI 48109-2800



Dr. Kayvan Najarian is an Associate Professor at departments of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, and Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan. He also serves as the director of M-CIRRC Biosignal-Image and Computational (BIC) Core program. Dr. Najarian received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of British Columbia, Canada, M.Sc in Biomedical Engineering from Amirkabir University, Iran, and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University, Iran. The focus of Dr. Kayvan Najarian’s research is on the design of signal/image processing and machine learning methods to create computer-assisted clinical decision support systems that improve patient care and reduce the costs of healthcare. Dr. Najarian’s lab also designs sensors to collect and analyze physiological signals and images. In particular, Dr. Najarian’s research focuses on creating decision support systems to manage traumatic brain injuries, traumatic pelvic/abdominal injuries and hemorrhagic shock, cardiac arrest and other critical care states. Dr. Najarian’s research has been funded by agencies such as National Science Foundation and Department of Defense.  He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Biology and the Associate Editor of two other journals in the field of biomedical informatics. He is also a member of the editorial board of many other journals and serves as the guest editor of special issues for several journals in the field. Dr. Najarian has over 150 peer-reviewed journal and conference publications including a highly referenced textbook in the field of biomedical signal and image processing.


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