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Dr. Farzam Farahmand
Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department
Sharif University of Technology P.O.Box 11155-9567
Tehran, Iran

(+9821)66165532

(+9821)         66000021

farahmand AT sharif.edu

224 in  Mechanical Engineering Building

Biomechanics Laboratory; Mech Engng

Surgical Robotics Laboratory; RCSTIM

Farzam Farahmand

          Professor
         
Mechanical Engineering Department
         
Sharif University of Technology

 Education:

  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering (Solid Mechanics), Tehran University, Tehran, Iran, 1989

  • MSc in Mechanical Engineering (Applied Mechanics), Tehran University, Tehran, Iran, 1991

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Biomechanics), Imperial College, London, UK, 1996.

 

Research Interests:

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Clinical and Orthopaedic Biomechanics

bullet Surgical Robotics
bullet Rehabilitation Engineering
bullet Motion Analysis and Sport Biomechanics
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Advanced Materials and Biomaterials

 

 Recent Publications (2004-2012):

Bahraminasab M, Sahari BB, Edwards KL, Farahmand F, Arumugam M, Hong TS, Aseptic loosening of femoral components - A review of current and future trends in materials used, Materials and Design, 42:459-470, 2012.

Soroush A, Farahmand F, Salarieh H, Design and implementation of an improved real-time tracking system for navigation surgery by fusion of optical and inertial tracking methods, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 186: 273-279, 2012.

Nakhaee K, Farahmand F, Salarieh H, Studying the effect of kinematical pattern on the mechanical performance of paraplegic gait with reciprocating orthosis, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers- Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, In press, DOI: 10.1177/0954411912447717, 2012.

Rahmati S, Abbaszadeh F, Farahmand F, An improved methodology for design of custom-made hip prostheses to be fabricated using additive manufacturing technologies", Rapid Prototyping Journal, 18(5): 389-400, 2012.

Farahmand F, Amirnia HR, Sarkar S, Behzadipour S, Ahmadian A, Mirbagheri A, An overview of medical robotics in Iran, Realites Industrielles - Annales des Mines, 1: 65-75, 2012.

Nakhaee K, Farahmand F, The effect of spatial and temporal parameters on the energy expenditure of orthotic gait of paraplegics, Iranian Rehabilitation Journal, 12(15):3-14, 2012.

Mokhtarzadeh H, Farahmand F, Shirazi-Adl A, Arjmand N, Malekipour F, Parnianpour M, The effects of intra-abdominal pressure on the stability and unloading of the spine, Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, 12 (1) , art. no. 1250014, 2012.

Hekmatfard M, Farahmand F, Ebrahimi I, Effects of prosthetic mass distribution on the spatiotemporal characteristics and knee kinematics of transfemoral amputee locomotion, Gait and Posture, in press, DOI:10.1016/j.gaitpost.2012.06.010, 2012.

Mirbagheri A, Farahmand F, A triple-jaw actuated and sensorized instrument for grasping large organs during minimally invasive robotic surgery, International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, in press, DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1438, 2012.

Akbar M, Farahmand F, Jafari A, Foumani MS, A detailed and validated three dimensional dynamic model of the patellofemoral joint, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 134 (4) , art. no. 041005, 2012.

Davarian S, Maroufi N, Ebrahimi I, Farahmand F, Parnianpour M, Trunk muscles strength and endurance in chronic low back pain patients with and without clinical instability, Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, 25 (2): 123-129, 2012.

Alamdar A, Mirbagheri A, Farahmand F, Durali M, Design of a 4 DOF laparoscopic surgery robot for manipulation of large organs, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 173: 8-12, 2012.

Abdi E, Farahmand F, Durali M, A meshless EFG-based algorithm for 3D deformable modeling of soft tissue in real-time, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 173: 1-7, 2012.

Zeighami A, Farahmand F, Effect of thread pitch size on biomechanical behavior of a dental implant in different types of loading, World Acadamy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 80: 49-52, 2011.

Eslami A, Esfandiarpour F, Shakourirad A, Farahmand F, A multiscale phase field method for joint segmentation-rigid registration - Application to motion estimation of human knee joint, Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications (BME) 23 (6): 445-456, 2011.

Soudbakhsh D, Sahraei E, Bostan Shirin M, Farahmand F, Tahmasebi MN, Parnianpour M, Diagnosing anterior cruciate ligament injuries using a knee arthrometer: Design, fabrication and clinical evaluation, Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications (BME), 23 (3): 181-192, 2011.

Basafa E, Farahmand F, Real-time simulation of the nonlinear visco-elastic deformations of soft tissues, International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 6: 297-307, 2011.

Abbaszadeh F, Rahmati S, Kheirollahi H, Farahmand F, Design for manufacturing of custom-made femoral stem using CT data and rapid prototyping technology, International Journal of Rapid Manufacturing, 2(1/2): 76-91, 2011.

Keivan Bahari M, Farahmand F, Rouhi G, Movahhedy MR, Prediction of shape and internal structure of the proximal femur using a modified level set method for structural topology optimization, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, in press, DOI: 10.1080/10255842.2011.564161, 2011.

Mirbagheri A, Farahmand F, Meghdari A, Karimian F, Design and development of an effective low-cost robotic cameraman for laparoscopic surgery: RoboLens, Scientia Iranica- Transactions B: Mechanical Engineering, 18 (1): 105-114, 2011.

Baniasad MA, Akbar M, Alasty A, Farahmand F, Fuzzy control of a hand rehabilitation robot to optimize the exercise speed in passive working mode, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 163: 39-43, 2011.

Tirehdast M, Mirbagheri A, Asghari M, Farahmand F, Modeling of Interaction between a Three-Fingered Surgical Grasper and Human Spleen, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 163: 663-669, 2011.

Jokar H, Azghani M, Khalilinasab N, Mokhtarzadeh H, Farahmand F, Parnianpour M, A finite element model of trunk with muscles by both active and passive contractions, Proceedings of 18th Iranian Conference of Biomedical Engineering (ICBME 2011), art. no. 6168561 , pp. 221-225, Tehran, Iran, December 14-16, 2011.

Hadavand M, Mirbagheri A, Salarieh H, Farahmand F, Design of a force-reflective master robot for haptic telesurgery applications: RoboMaster1, Proceedings of 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, art. no. 6091779, pp. 7037-7040, Boston, USA, Aug. 30- Sep. 3, 2011.

Saedi S, Mirbagheri A, Farahmand F, Conceptual design of a miniaturized hybrid local actuator for minimally invasive robotic surgery (MIRS) instruments, Proceedings of 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, art. no. 6090400, pp. 2140-2143, Boston, USA, Aug. 30- Sep. 3, 2011.

Alambeigi F, Behzadipour S, Vossoughi Gh, Farahmand F; Simulation and control of a multi- DOF laparoscopic tele-surgery system in virtual reality, The 2nd International Conference on Control, Instrumentation, and Automation, Shiraz, Iran, Dec. 27-29, 2011.

Farahmand F, Abdolshah S; Robotic simulation of paraplegic locomotion with RGO orthosis and offering solutions to improve the gait efficiency, The first International Workshops of Climbing and Walking Robots and Assistive Technology (CLAWAR), Tehran, Iran, Dec. 11-12, 2011.

Dehghani MR, Alamdar AR, Farahmand F, Hoviattalab M, Boroushaki M, An emotional learning based intelligent controller for a MIMO model of human stance in frontal plane, The first International Workshops of Climbing and Walking Robots and Assistive Technology (CLAWAR), Tehran, Iran, Dec. 11-12, 2011.

Baniasad MA, Farahmand F, Ansari NN, Wrist-RoboHab: A robot for treatment and evaluation of brain injury patients, Proceedings of 2011 IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), art. no. 5975506, pp 1095-9, Zurich, Switzerland, June 29-July 1, 2011.

Esfandiarpour F, Farahmand F, Shakourirad A, Talebian Moghaddam S, Olyaei GR, Passive knee laxity as a measure of severity of abnormal joint kinematics in ACL-deficient subjects, Abstracts of COA/CORS Annual Meeting, pp 153-4, St. John's, Canada, 2011.

Zohoor S, Farahmand F, Kinematic modeling and analysis of a paraplegic swing through crutch ambulation, Proceedings of IEEE World Congress on Engineering and Technology (CET2011), Volume 5, pp 232-5, Shanghai, China, Oct. 28- Nov. 2, 2011.

Esfandiarpour F, Farahmand F, Shakourirad A, Knee joint kinematics of ACL-deficient subjects during closed kinetic chain exercises, Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine and Ontario Medical Association Sport Medicine Conference, CJSM 2010, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 10-12, 2010, abstract published in: Clin J Sport Med, 20 (3): 238-9, 2010.

Rahmati S, Abbaszadeh F, Kheirollahi H, Farahmand F, Computer assisted surgical planning in THR and fabrication of hip prostheses via additive manufacturing technologies, Annals of DAAAM for 2010 & Proceedings of the 21st International DAAAM Symposium, Volume 21, No. 1, pp 1533-4, Croatia, 20-23 Nov. 2010.

Mirbagheri AR, Yahyazadehfar M, Farahmand F, Conceptual design of a novel laparoscopic instrument for manipulation of large internal organs, Proceedings of the ASME 2010 5th Frontiers in Biomedical Devices Conference (BioMed2010), Newport Beach, California, USA, September 20-21, 2010.

Mostafavi Yazdi SK, Farahmand F, Jafari A, Tracking the 3D configuration of human joint using an MR image registration technique, Proceedings of the ASME 2010 5th Frontiers in Biomedical Devices Conference (BioMed2010), Newport Beach, California, USA, September 20-21, 2010.

Mirbagheri AR, Farahmand F, Design and analysis of an actuated endoscopic grasper for manipulation of large body organs, Proceedings of 32nd Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, art. no. 5626436, pp. 1230-1233, Argentina, August 31 - September 4, 2010.

Khoiy KA, Mirbagheri AR, Farahmand F, Bagheri S, Marker-free detection of instruments in laparoscopic images to control a cameraman robot. Proceedings of the ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC/CIE 2010), pp. 477-482, Canada, 15-18 August 2010.

Ahmadi AMS, Shamsollahi MJ, Mirbagheri A, Farahmand F, Design, optimization and experimental evaluation of a novel tactile sensor for large surgical grasper. ICMEE 2010: 2nd International Conference on Mechanical and Electronics Engineering, Proceedings 2, art. no. 5558477, pp. V2111-V2116, Japan, August 1-3, 2010.

Azghani MR, Farahmand F, Meghdari A, Hakkak F, Parnianpour M, Controllability and maintenance of human trunk response surface for isometric extension strength, Proceedings of 10th ASME Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, ESDA2010, 1, pp. 733-738, Turkey, July 12-14, 2010.

Tirehdast M, Mirbagheri AR, Farahmand F, Asghari M, Finite element modeling of spleen tissue to analyze its interaction with a laparoscopic surgery instrument, Proceedings of 10th ASME Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, ESDA2010, 4, pp. 103-107, Turkey, July 12-14, 2010.

Rahmati S, Abbaszadeh F, Farahmand F, A novelty in design of custom-made Femoral Components Using CT Data and CAD Techniques, , International Conference & Course on Orthopaedic Biomechanics, Clinical Applications & Surgery, UK, 6-9 June 2010, abstract published in: Journal of Biomechanics, 43S1: S39, 2010.

Khademi V, Akbari J, Farahmand F, Masoumi E, Experimental Investigation of Ultrasonic-Assisted Bone Drilling, International Conference & Course on Orthopaedic Biomechanics, Clinical Applications & Surgery, UK, 6-9 June 2010, abstract published in: Journal of Biomechanics, 43S1: S47-8, 2010.

Rahmati S, Farahmand F, Abbaszadeh F, Application of rapid prototyping for development of custom-made orthopedics prostheses: An investigative study, Majlesi Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 3 (2):11-16, 2010.

Karami M, Gouran Savadkoohi D, Ghadirpoor A, Rahimpoor S, Azghani M, Farahmand F, A computer model for evaluating the osteotomy parameters of Chiari pelvic osteotomy, International Orthopaedics (SICOT), 34 (3): 329-333, 2010.

Azghani MR, Farahmand F, Meghdari M, Hakkak A, Parnianpour M, Conceptual design of an apparatus for tri-axial measurement of lumbar torques in isometric mode (In Farsi), Amirkabir Journal of Science and Technology, 42 (1): 45-53, Summer 2010.

Karimian F, Mirbagheri A.R, Farahmand F, Toolabi K, Rabbani A, Sarkar S, Clinical Evaluation of a New Camera Holder Robot for Laparoscopic Surgery- Preliminary Results (In Farsi), Iranian Journal of Surgery, 18 (2): 57-67, 2010.

Esfandiarpour F, Olyaei GR, Shakouri Rad A, Farahmand F, Talebian S, Makhsous M, Parnianpour M, Reliability of determination of bony landmarks of the distal femur on MR images and MRI-based 3D models, Iranian Journal of Radiology, 6(4): 225-230, 2009.

Azghani MR, Farahmand F, Meghdari M, Vossoughi G, Parnianpour M, Design and evaluation of a novel triaxial isometric trunk muscle strength measurement system, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers- Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 233 (1): 755-766, 2009.

Mostafavi K, Jafari A, Farahmand F, A surface registration technique for estimation of 3-D kinematics of joints, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 142: 204-206, 2009.

Majidi Fakhr K, Kazemirad S, Farahmand F, Robotic assisted reduction of femoral shaft fractures using Stewart platform, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 142: 177-179, 2009.

Pishdast H, Farahmand F, Rouhi Gh.R, Using a truss-inspired model with the uniform strength optimization theory to predict spongy bone geometry in proximal femur. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 6 (3): 449-455, 2009.

Seyed Mohseni S, Farahmand F, Karimi H, Kamali M, Arthrometric evaluation of stabilizing effect of knee functional bracing at different flexion angles, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 8 (2): 247-251, 2009.  

Azghani MR, Farahmand F, Meghdari M, Vossoughi G, Parnianpour M, Design and evaluation of a novel triaxial isometric trunk muscle strength measurement system, Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 233 (1): 755-766, 2009.

Karami M, Gouran Savadkoohi D, Ghadirpoor A, Rahimpoor S, Azghani M, Farahmand F, A computer model for evaluating the osteotomy parameters of Chiari pelvic osteotomy, International Orthopaedics (SICOT), 8 Apr 2009 [Epub ahead of print]. 

Nakhaee K, Farahmand F, Dynamic analysis of a 3-link biped model to investigate the RGO assisted paraplegic gait, 12th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR 2009), pp 1121-1127, 9-11 September 2009 - Istanbul, Turkey.

Akbari Shandiz M, Farahmand F, Zohour H, Dynamic simulation of the Biped normal and amputee human gait, 12th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines (CLAWAR 2009), pp 1113-1120, 9-11 September 2009 - Istanbul, Turkey.

Basafa E, Sheikholeslami M, Mirbagheri A, Farahmand F, Vossoughi GR, Design and Implementation of Series Elastic Actuators for a Haptic Laparoscopic Device, Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, pp 6054-6057, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, September 2-6, 2009. 

Rashedi E, Mirbagheri A Taheri B, Farahmand F, Vossoughi GR, Parnianpour M, Design and Development of a Hand Robotic Rehabilitation Device for Post Stroke Patients, Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, pp 5026-5029, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, September 2-6, 2009.

Azghani MR, Farahmand F, Meghdari A, Shahlaee A, Parnianpour M, Response surface for extension strength of human trunk in isometric extension, XXII ISB Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 5-9 July 2009.

Abbaszadeh F, Rahmati S, Farahmand F, Fatollahzadeh R, Novel methodology in design of custom-made hip prosthesis, Innovative Developments in Design and Manufacturing: Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping, Proceedings of VR@P4, pp 117-127, 4 Oct. 2009, Leiria, Portugal.

Abbaszadeh F, Rahmati S, Farahmand F, Sami H, Fatollahzadeh R, Fabrication of customized hip prosthesis using computer aided design and rapid prototyping techniques, 16th Congress of ICBME, 30-31 Dec. 2009, Tehran, Iran.

Abbaszadeh F, Rahmati S, Farahmand F, Fatollahzadeh R, Novel methodology in design of custom-made femoral stem, Najafabad Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (nmec2009), April 20-21, 2009, Isfahan, Iran.

Abbaszadeh F, Rahmati S, Farahmand F, Sami H, Fatollahzadeh R, Application of rapid prototyping in orthopedic (case study), 17th Annual Meeting of the Iranian Orthopedic Association, Oct 12-16, 2009, Tehran, Iran. Gholipour M, Tabrizi A, Farahmand F, Kinematics analysis of lunge fencing using stereophotogrametry, World Journal of Sport Sciences, 1 (1): 32-37, 2008. 

Farahmand F, Rasoulzadeh M, Three dimensional analysis of a seat-occupant model to investigate the effects of vertical and horizontal vibrations. International Review of Mechanical Engineering (I.RE.M.E), 2 (5): 693-701, 2008.   

Heydari Z, Farahmand F, Arabalibeik H, Parnianpour M, Adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system for classification of ACL-ruptured knees using arthrometric data. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 36 (9):1449-57, 2008.   

Jafari A, Farahmand F, Meghdari A, The effects of trochlear groove geometry on patellofemoral joint stability- A computer model study. Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 222 (1): 75-88, 2008.

Madadi,F, Abbassian MR, Rahimi F, Abdolahzadeh F, Aalami-Harandi A, Farahmand F, et. al., Biologic double tibial fixation in ACL reconstruction by medial hamstring graft (In Farsi), Iranian Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 6 (4): 264-171, 2008.

Zomorodi-Moghadam H, Haghshenas Jaryani M, Farahmand F, A supervisory Fuzzy-PID controller for a mimo biped robot balance in frontal plane, 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings 2, pp 307-314, Massachusetts, Boston, USA, Oct 31- Nov 6, 2008. 

Rahemi H, Farahmand F, Rezaeian T, Parnianpour M, Computer Simulation of Knee Arthrometry to Study the Effects of Partial ACL Injury and Tibiofemoral Contact, Proceedings of the 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, pp 895-898, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 20-24 August, 2008. 

Pejhan Sh, Farahmand F, Parnianpour M, Design optimization of an above-knee prosthesis based on the kinematics of gait, Proceedings of the 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, pp 4274-4277, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 20-24 August, 2008. 

Khademi V, Akbari J, Farahmand F, Bone drilling using ultrasonic vibrations (In Farsi), Majlesi Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 1 (4): 69-74, 2008.

Keivan Bahari M, Farahmand F, Rouhi GH.R, Movahedi M.R, Structural optimization of proximal femur using level set method, Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME), Ottawa; Canada, 5-8 June; 2008. 

Basafa E, Farahmand F, Vossoughi G, A non-linear mass-spring model for more realistic and efficient simulation of soft tissues surgery, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 132: 23-25, 2008.  

Sabzevari SM, Farahmand F, Effects of loading conditions on 2-D topology optimization of proximal femur. Southeastern Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics (SEASB2008), Birmingham, AL, USA, April 27-29, 2008.  

Nakhostin Ansari N, Karimi H, Farahmand F, Naghdi S, Faghihzadeh S, A new biomechanical method for objective measurement of spasticity: A preliminary study. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation,14 (2); 63-69, 2007.

Gholipour M, Farahmand F, Narimani R, Maghsoudlou H, Soudbakhsh D, Mokhtarzadeh-Salmassi H, Rezaeian T, Measurement and comparison of human joints net moments during weight lifting with different speeds (In Farsi), Sharif Journal of Science and Technology, 37: 81-88, 2007.

Farahmand F, Pourmand G, Alhosseyni SH,  Azghani MR, Design, fabrication and test of a new self-retaining, standing, adjustable surgical retractor for abdominal and thoracic surgical operations (in Farsi), Hakim Research Journal, 9 (4): 37- 45, 2007.

Heidari Z, Farahmand F, Kazem Zadeh Hannani S, Design, implementation and test of a stiffness measurement device for diagnosing ACL deficiencies during arthroscopy. 2nd International Conference of "Actual problems of Biomedical Engineering, Informatics, Cybernetics and Telemedicine", Kyive, Ukraine, 15-17 Nov 2007.

Gouran Savadkoohi D, Karami M, Ghadirpoor A, Rahimpoor S, Farahmand F, Simulation of chiari osteotomy in 3D environment- Finding the best parameters of osteotomy. Fifth SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference, Marrakech, Morocco, 29 Aug- 1 Sep, 2007.

Jafari A, Farahmand F, Meghdari A, A rigid body spring model to investigate the lateral shift -restraining force behavior of the Patella. Proceedings of the 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, pp 4679-4682, Lyon, France August 23-26, 2007.

Azghani MR, Farahmand F, Meghdari A, Vossoughi GR, Khamse J, Hakkak F, Parnianpour M, A new apparatus for triaxial measurement of lumbar moments in isometric mode. XXI ISB Congress, Taiwan, July 2007, abstract published in: Journal of Biomechanics, 40 (Sup 2): S155, 2007. 

Mokhtarzadeh H, Parnianpour M, Farahmand F, Finite element study of the interaction of spine, IAP and surrounding muscles. XXI ISB Congress 2007, Taiwan, July 2007, abstract published in: Journal of Biomechanics, 40 (Sup 2): S268, 2007.  

Farahmand F, Rezaeian T, Narimani R, Dinan PH, Kinematic and dynamic analysis of the gait cycle of above-knee amputees. Scientia Iranica, 13 (3): 261-271, 2006.

Jafari A, Farahmand F, Meghdari A, Golestanha AS, A new approach to C2 continuous piecewise bicubic representation of the articular surfaces of diarthrodial joints. Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 220 (4): 553-563, 2006.

Mirbagheri A, Farahmand F, Meghdari A, Sayyaadi H, Design of a robotic cameraman with three actuators for laparoscopic surgery. Proceedings of the ASME Conference of Frontiers in Biomedical Devices (NanoBio2006), Irvine, California, June 8-9, 2006.   

Farahmand F, Parichehreh VR. Stress analysis and optimal design of pedicle screws using finite element method and DOE approach. 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Munich, Germany, 29 July-04 August 2006; abstract published in: Journal of Biomechanics, 39 (Sup 1): S132-S133, 2006. 

Pejhan S, Farahmand F, Parnianpour M. Simulation of gait dynamics in above-knee prostheses. 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Munich, Germany, 29 July-04 August 2006; abstract published in: Journal of Biomechanics, 39 (Sup 1): S111, 2006. 

Farahmand F, Pishdast H, Marzban A, Nasseroleslami B. A new optimization approach to predict bone's morphology. 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Munich, Germany, 29 July-04 August 2006; abstract published in: Journal of Biomechanics, 39 (Sup 1): S468, 2006.

Biria MJ, Shamsaei N, Farahmand F, Eslami GR. Stress analysis of three-unit all-ceramic dental bridges using FEM. Proceedings of 8th Biennial ASME Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis (ESDA2006), paper no. 95060, Torino, 4-7 July 2006.

Mokhtarzadeh H, Farahmand F, Parnianpour M, Malekipour F. Mathematical and finite element modeling of spine to investigate the effects of intra-abdominal pressure and activation of muscles around abdomin on the spinal stability. Proceedings of 8th Biennial ASME Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis (ESDA2006), paper no. 95421, Torino, 4-7 July 2006. 

Zakeri N, Farahmand F, Katoozian H. Optimal design of a hip joint implant with hallow stem using Finite element method. Proceedings of 8th Biennial ASME Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis (ESDA2006), paper no. 95423, Torino, 4-7 July 2006. 

Rajabi Sh, Farahmand F. Optimal adjustment procedure of the external fixators to minimize the soft tissue injury. Proceedings of 8th Biennial ASME Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis (ESDA2006), paper no. 95425, Torino, 4-7 July 2006.

Jafari A, Farahmand F, Meghdari A. Surface modeling of complicated geometries with incomplete erroneous data points-An extension to B-spline approach. Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMBS 2005), Proceedings 7 VOLS, art. no. 1616752, pp. 1634-1637, Shanghai, September 2-4, 2005.

Malekipour F, Parnianpour M, Farahmand F. Two dimensional dynamic human knee modeling to study the effect of ACL injury on muscle and reaction forces. Proceedings of II International Conference on Computational Bioengineering, paper no. A18, Lisbon, September 2005.

Soudbakhsh D, Parnianpour M, Shirazi R, Farahmand F. Development of a 3D human knee model to simulate knee instability after sever ACL injuries. Proceedings of II International Conference on Computational Bioengineering, paper no. A25, Lisbon, September 2005.

Farahmand F, Hoseini Nasab H, Parichehreh VR. The effect of collagen fibers orientation on the biomechanical behavior of the intervertebral disc. Proceedings of II International Conference on Computational Bioengineering, paper no. A31, Lisbon, September 2005.

Mokhtarzadeh H, Farahmand F, Parnianpour M, Malekipour F. A mathematical model to investigate the effect of intera-abdominal pressure and muscle activation on spinal unloading and stability. Proceedings of II International Conference on Computational Bioengineering, paper no. A33, Lisbon, September 2005. 

Behzad M, Hejazi Dinan P, Rasolzadeh M, Farahmand F. A 3 dimensional modeling of human body under vertical and horizontal vibration. Proceedings of the International Federation for Medical and Biomedical Engineering (IFMBE)- 13NBC; Volume 9, pp 241-242, Umea, Sweden, June 13-17, 2005.

Malekipour F, Parnianpour M, Farahmand F, Hemami H. A 2-D Dynamic model of the human knee joint to evaluate the effect of movement velocity on muscle and reaction forces. Proceedings of the 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, pp. 1614-1615, Colorado, June 22-26, 2005.

Mokhtarzadeh H, Parnianpour M, Farahmand F, Shirazi-Adl A, Arjmand N. Effect of intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) and muscle fiber direction on the stability of spine using finite element method. Proceedings of the 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, pp. 1624-1625, Colorado, June 22-26, 2005.

Soudbakhsh D, Parnianpour M, Shirazi R, Farahmand F, Khamsei J, Tahmasbi MN. Reliability test of a knee arthrometer. Proceedings of the 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, pp. 1618-1619, Colorado, June 22-26, 2005. 

Farahmand F, Elahi A, Sharifi Sede R. Swinging up and stabilizing a pendulum (Gyrobot). 13th Annual (International) Mechanical Engineering Conference, Isfahan, Page 31. May 2005.

Farahmand F, Tahmasbi MN, Amis AA. The Contribution of the Medial Retinaculum and Quadriceps Muscles to Patellar Lateral Stability- an in-vitro Study, The Knee, 11 (2): 89-94, 2004.

Hosseini-Nassab SH, Farahmand F,  Karegarnovin MH, Karami M, Parameters affecting the stresses within pedicel screw systems in a stabilized lumbar spine (in Farsi), Iranian Journal of Biomedical Engineering, 1 (2): 159-172, 2004.

Biria MJ, Farahmand F, Eslami Amirabadi R, Stress analysis of all-ceramic three-unit dental bridges using finite element method to investigate the effects of convergence angles of the abutments (in Farsi), Iranian Journal of Dentistry, 16 (53): 35-43, 2004.

Nakhostin Ansari N, Karimi H,  Farahmand, F, Faghihzadeh S, Reliability analysis of a device for objective measurement of  spasticity in hemiplegia patients (in Farsi), Daneshvar Journal of Medicine, 11 (50): 61-70, 2004.

Farahmand F, Rezaeian T. Studying the net joint moments of the lower limb in normal and above-knee amputated subjects. Proceedings of International Mechanical Engineering Conference )IMEC2004(, paper no. 4017, Kuwait, pp 156-166, December 5-8, 2004.

Biria MJ, Farahmand F, Eslami Amirabadi GhR, Biria M. Stress analysis of all-ceramic three-unit dental bridges using finite element method. Proceedings of International Mechanical Engineering Conference )IMEC2004(, paper no. 5064, Kuwait, pp 692-700, December 5-8, 2004.

 

Course Instructed:

  • General Biomechanics

  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics

  • Clinical Biomechanics

  • Finite Element Analysis

  • Mechanics of Materials

  • Materials Science and Engineering

  • Applied Design and Biomechanics Seminar

 

Memberships in Learned Societies:

  • ISB (International Society of Biomechanics)

  • ISBME (Iranian Society of Biomedical Engineers)

  • ISME (Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineers)

  • Editor of IJBME (Iranian Journal of Biomedical Engineering)