Soheil Ghiasi, PhD

Soheil Ghiasi, PhD

Position Title

  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Department of Computer Engineering

Soheil Ghiasi is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of California, Davis. His research interests include architecture, design methodologies, and design automation techniques for embedded systems, with particular emphasis on systems that find applications in areas of significant societal reach, such as machine intelligence and human health. He received his B.S. degree from Sharif University of Technology, in 1998, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2002 and 2004, respectively. He has served on the organizing and technical program committees of numerous technical conferences,  associate editor of several Journals in the broader area of embedded computing systems, and as an expert witness and consultant in the areas of computer-aided design and eletronic medical devices. He is a senior member of IEEE and ACM.

Professor Ghiasi’s research is in the broad area of computer engineering, with an emphasis on system-level design and optimization of embedded systems for emerging application domains, such as artificial intelligence and smart health. Specific topics of contribution include: wearable systems for non-invasive health monitoring; machine intelligence for devices at the edge of the cloud; modeling, analysis and optimization of cyber-physical systems. The research area offers an interesting blend of theory and practice, and finds applications in many disciplines ranging from medicine and agriculture to disaster response and defense.

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