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Biomedical Functional Imaging and Neuroengineering Laboratory

College of Science & Engineering > Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Abbas Sohrabpour
Ph.D. Student

Research Interests
  • Biomedical Signal and Image Processing
  • EEG Source Imaging
  • Multimodal Neuroimaging
  • Epilepsy
  • M.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2012
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 2011
Honors and Awards
  • Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship from the Graduate School of the University of Minnesota, Fall 2016-Summer 2017.
  • 2nd Prize in Poster Awards, Institute for Engineering in Medicine’s Annual Conference, Fall 2016.
  • Excellence in Neural Engineering Travel Award, Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Summer 2016.
  • Open Finalist in Student Paper Competition, Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Summer 2016.
  • NSF Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Associate, 2015 – Present.
  • Recipient of IGERT Innovation Grant Program, $5000, Fall 2015 – Summer 2016.
Journal Publications
  • Sohrabpour A, Lu Y, Worrell G, & He B., “Imaging Brain Source Extent from E/MEG by Means of an Iteratively Reweighted Edge Sparsity Minimization (IRES) Strategy,” NeuroImage, 142: 27-42, 2016.  
  • Sohrabpour A, Ye S, Worrell G, Zhang W, & He B., “Noninvasive Electromagnetic Source Imaging and Granger Causality Analysis: An Electrophysiological Connectome (eConnectome) Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 63(12): 2474-2487, 2016 (Highlighted on TBME website).  
  • Yu K, Sohrabpour A, & He B. “Electrophysiological Source Imaging of Brain Networks Perturbated by Low-Intensity Transcranial Focused Ultrasound,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 63(9): 1787-94, 2016 (cover article).
  • Zhang H, Sohrabpour A, Lu Y, & He B. “Spectral and Spatial Changes of Brain Rhythmic Activity in Response to the Sustained Thermal Pain Stimulation,” Human Brain Mapping, 37: 2976-91, 2016.
  • Sohrabpour A, Lu Y, Kankirawatana P, Blount J, Kim H, & He B. “Effect of EEG Electrode Number on Epileptic Source Localization in Pediatric Patients,” Clinical Neurophysiology, 126(3): 472-80, 2015 (with editorial; cover article).
  • Edelman B*, Johnson N*, Sohrabpour A*, Tong S, Thakor N, & He B. “Systems Neuroengineering: Understanding and Interacting with the Brain,” Engineering, 1(3): 292-308, 2015 (* co-first authors).
  • He B, Sohrabpour A. “Imaging Epileptogenic Brain Using High Density EEG Source Imaging and MRI,” Clinical Neurophysiology, 2015 (Editorial).