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Bobak Jack Mortazavi, PhD

Assistant Professor Adjunct; Associate Professor, Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE)

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Bobak Jack Mortazavi, PhD



J. Bobak Mortazavi is an Associate Professor, researching at the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE). Dr. Mortazavi's background is in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He graduated with a B.A. in Applied Mathematics and B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from University of California Berkeley in 2007. In 2009 he earned his M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of California Irvine. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of California Los Angeles in 2014, where he researched realistic and real-time activity monitoring of humans with wearable sensors; one demonstration of such a system won him a Best Demonstration Award at the 2012 IEEE Body Sensor Networks Conference. His interests include researching embedded and reconfigurable systems for medical applications, wireless health, and the application of embedded and reconfigurable systems and machine learning of time-series data to clinical applications.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Associate
    Yale University (2016)
  • PhD
    University of California Los Angeles, Computer Science (2014)
  • MS
    University of California Irvine, Electrical and Computer Engineering (2009)
  • BS
    University of California Berkeley, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (2007)
  • BA
    University of California Berkeley, Applied Mathematics (Computer Science) (2007)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Finalist - UCLA Business of Science Center Venture CompetitionUCLA Business of Science Center2012
Best Demonstration AwardIEEE Body Sensor Networks Conference2012

Professional Service

Ubicomp '14 SmartHealth WorkshopP.C. Member for Workshop2014
IEEE Bio-Cas ConferenceConference Reviewer2014
IEEE Sensors JournalJournal Reviewer2014 - Present
IEEE VLSI-SOC ConferenceConference Reviewer2013
IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health InformaticsJournal Reviewer2013 - Present
Wireless Networks JournalJournal Reviewer for Wireless Networks Journal2011 - Present

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