“A Hardware-in-the-loop Simulator for Surgeon Training in Tele-robotic Surgery,”
X Li, H. Alemzadeh , Z. Kalbarczyk, R. K. Iyer and T. Kesavadas In the Journal of Healthcare Engineering, Special Issue on Robotics in Biomedical and Healthcare Engineering, 2017.

“On Threat Modeling and Mitigation of Medical Cyber-Physical Systems”
H. Almohri, L. Cheng, D. Yao, H. Alemzadeh In Proc. Second IEEE International Workshop on Security, Privacy, and Trustworthiness in Medical Cyber-Physical Systems, IEEE CHASE, 2017.

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“An NLP-based Cognitive System for Disease Status Identification in Electronic Health Records”
H. Alemzadeh and M. V. Devarakonda, In the IEEE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (EMBS BHI), 2017.

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“On the Safety of Machine Learning: Cyber-Physical Systems, Decision Sciences, and Data Products”
Kush R. Varshney and H. Alemzadeh, arXiv:1610.01256, 2016.

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“A Hardware-in-the-loop Simulator for Safety Training in Robotic Surgery”
X. Li, H. Alemzadeh, D. Chen, Z. Kalbarczyk, R. K. Iyer, T. Kesavadas
In the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2016.

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“Targeted Attacks on Teleoperated Surgical Robots: Dynamic Model-based Detection and Mitigation”
H. Alemzadeh, D. Chen, X. Li, T. Kesavadas, Z. T. Kalbarczyk, R. K. Iyer,
In the 46th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), 2016

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“Safety-critical Cyber-physical Attacks: Analysis, Detection, and Mitigation”
H. Lin, H. Alemzadeh, D. Chen, Z. T. Kalbarczyk, R. K. Iyer,
In the Symposium and Bootcamp on the Science of Security (HOTSOS), 2016

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“Systems-theoretic Safety Assessment of Telerobotic Surgical Systems”
H. Alemzadeh, D. Chen, A. Lewis, Z. Kalbarczyk, J. Raman, N. Leveson, R. K. Iyer
In the 34th International Conference on Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security (SAFECOMP), 2015.

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“A Fault-Tolerant Hardware Architecture for Robust Wearable Heart Rate Monitoring”
Q. Li, H. Alemzadeh, Z. Kalbarczyk, R. K. Iyer
In the 9th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (Pervasive Health’2015), May 2015.

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“A Software Framework for Simulation of Safety Hazards in Robotic Surgical Systems”
H. Alemzadeh, D. Chen, Z. Kalbarczyk, R. K. Iyer, X. Li, T. Kesavadas, J. Raman
In the SIGBED Review, vol. 12, no. 4, Nov. 2015, Special Issue on Medical Cyber Physical Systems Workshop (MedicalCPS'15)

“Illinois researchers making virtual surgery simulation a reality”,
ECE Illinois News, Engineering at Illinois News, CSL News, Oct. 8, 2015.

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“Simulation-based Training for Safety Incidents: Lessons from Analysis of Adverse Events in Robotic Surgical Systems” [Poster]
H. Alemzadeh, Z. Kalbarczyk, R. K. Iyer, T. Kesavadas, S. Small, J. Raman
In the American College of Surgeons' 8th Annual Meeting of the Consortium of ACS-accredited Education Institutes, March 2015.

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“Automated Classification of Computer-based Medical Device Recalls” [Poster]
H. Alemzadeh, R. Hoagland, Z. T. Kalbarczyk, and R. K. Iyer
In Proc. of the 27th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS), May 2014.

Demo of Toolset: MedSafe

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“Safety Implications of Robotic Surgery: A Study of 13 Years of FDA Data on da Vinci Surgical Systems”
H. Alemzadeh, J. Raman, N. Leveson, and R. K. Iyer
CSL Technical Report, UILU-ENG-13-2208, Nov. 2013.
Updated Technical Report (arXiv), July 2015.

J. Maxwell Chamberlain Memorial Paper in Adult Cardiac Surgery,
Presented in the 50th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), Jan. 2014

“Report Raises Concerns on Robotic Surgery Device”, The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 8, 2013.
“Study questions safety of popular robotic surgical device”, CSL News, April 3, 2014.

“Robotic Surgery Linked To 144 Deaths Since 2000”, MIT Technology Review, Gizmodo, BBC, NBCNews, io9, DailyMail, GeekSnack, TechTimes, The Register, Examiner, CommonWealth News, EpochTimes, Fusion, Medical Daily, Hopes and Fears, Robot Globe. July 21, 2015.

My talk at STAMP Conference, MIT, March, 2014.

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“Analysis of Safety-Critical Computer Failures in Medical Devices”
H. Alemzadeh, R. K. Iyer, Z. Kalbarczyk, J. Raman
In IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 14-26, Jul-Aug. 2013.

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“Towards Resiliency in Embedded Medical Monitoring Devices”
H. Alemzadeh, C. D. Martino, Z. Jin, Z. T. Kalbarczyk, and R. K. Iyer
In Proc. of the Workshop on Open Resilient Human-aware Cyber-Physical Systems (WORCS'12), in conjunction with DSN 2012, Jun. 2012.

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“An Embedded Reconfigurable Architecture for Patient-Specific Multi-Parameter Medical Monitoring”
H. Alemzadeh, Z. Jin, Z. Kalbarczyk, R. K. Iyer
In Proc. of 33rd Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference (EMBC’11), Sep. 2011.

 Featured by the Media Center of the ECE department, UIUC,
Monitoring devices help to detect signs of impending medical crisis”, Aug. 5, 2013.

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“RMED: A Reconfigurable Architecture for Embedded Medical Monitoring”
H. Alemzadeh, M. U. Saleheen, Z. Jin, Z. Kalbarczyk, R. K. Iyer
In Proc. of the Fifth Annual IEEE-NIH Life Science Systems and Application Workshop (LiSSA’11), Apr. 2011.

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“An Efficient Embedded Hardware for High Accuracy Detection of Epileptic Seizures”
M. U. Saleheen, H. Alemzadeh, A. M. Cheriyan, Z. T. Kalbarczyk, R. K. Iyer
In Proc. of the 3rd International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics (BMEI'10), 2010.

 Featured in the Biomedical Computation Review,
Smart Embedded Devices: Here They Come”, vol. 8, no. 3 (2012), pp. 4-6,
 Simbios: NIH Center for Biomedical Computation at Stanford University.

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“Facilitating Testability of TLM FIFO: SystemC Implementations”
H. Alemzadeh, M. Cimei, P. Prinetto, Z. Navabi
In Proc. of the 6th IEEE EAST-WEST DESIGN & TEST INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM (EWDTS’08), Oct. 2008.

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“Code Optimization for Enhancing SystemC Simulation Time”
H. Alemzadeh, S. Aminzadeh, R. Saberi, Z. Navabi
In Proc. of the 6th IEEE EAST-WEST DESIGN & TEST INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM (EWDTS’08), Oct. 2008.

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“Functional Testing Approaches for “BIFSTable” tlm_fifo”
H. Alemzadeh, S. Di Carlo, A. Scionti, P. Prinetto, Z. Navabi
In Proc. of the IEEE International High-Level Design Validation and Test Workshop (HLDVT'08), Nov. 2008.

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“Application Specific Configuration of a Fault-tolerant NoC Architecture”
F. Refan, P. Kabiri, H. Alemzadeh, P. Prinetto, Z. Navabi
In Proc. of the 11th Biennial Balitic Electronics Conference (BEC’08), Oct. 2008.

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“Plug&Test at System Level via Testable TLM Primitives”
H. Alemzadeh, S. Di Carlo, F. Refan, Z. Navabi, P. Prinetto,
In Proc. of the International Test Conference (ITC’08), Oct. 2008.

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“Reliability in Application Specific Mesh-based NoC Architectures”
F. Refan, H. Alemzadeh, S. Safari, P. Prinetto, Z. Navabi
In Proc. of the 14th IEEE International Online Testing Symposium (IOLTS’08), Jul. 2008.

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“High-level Analysis for Reconfiguration of a Fault Tolerant Mesh-based NoC Architecture Using Transaction Level Modeling”
H. Alemzadeh, F. Refan, P. Prinetto and Z. Navabi
In Proc. of the 5th IEEE EAST-WEST DESIGN & TEST INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM (EWDTS’07), Sep. 2007.