Homa Alemzadeh

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I am an Assistant Professor in the departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Systems and Information Engineering at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

Before joining UVA, I was a research staff member at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY. I received my Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where I worked with Ravi K. Iyer and Zbigniew Kalbarczyk in the DEPEND group within the Coordinated Science Laboratory. I obtained my B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the University of Tehran.

I am broadly interested in data science and its application to studying the resilience of cyber-physical systems. My research takes a multi-disciplinary approach to safety and security validation and design of medical cyber-physical systems, by leveraging techniques from failure data analytics, embedded system design, natural language processing, and biomedical signal processing.

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I am looking for motivated students to join my research group.

Our papers on safety and security of surgical robots appeared in IEEE DSN, HoTSoS, PLOS ONE, IROS.

Our proposal on "Resiliency in Cyber-physical Systems for Robot-assisted Surgery" was awarded a grant from NSF.

Our analysis of adverse events in robotic surgery was featured in the MIT Technology Review, Gizmodo, BBC, NBCNews, DailyMail, Medical Daily, others.
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alemzadeh (at) virginia (dot) edu