Simin Masihi

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Simin Masihi
Assistant Professor
(269) 276-3145
A-247 Floyd Hall, Mail Stop 5329
Mailing address: 
Western Michigan University
1903 West Michigan Avenue, MS 5329
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5329
  • Ph.D., Western Michigan University
  • M.S., Adiban Institute of Higher Education, Iran
  • B.S., University of Zanjan, Iran
Research interests: 
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Smart/Intelligent Health Monitoring Systems using Machine Learning and the Internet of Things
  • Haptics and Robotic-Assisted Medical Systems

Dr. Simin Masihi is an assistant professor at Western Michigan University's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. She has a great passion in having a positive influence on people’s health and quality of life by making healthcare services more accessible to people all around the world. Her research is focused primarily on the development of new technologies and advanced systems that can suit healthcare in a variety of aspects, including analysis, prevention, diagnosis, awareness, treatment and recovery. Masihi works on design and fabrication of smart wearable sensors that can enable home care or remote patient monitoring with reliable diagnostic capabilities. She is interested in health monitoring systems using machine learning and the internet of things, haptics and robotic-assisted medical systems, and medical applications of RF and microwaves.

Her research has been published in more than 40 peer-reviewed prestigious journals, international proceedings, intellectual property disclosures and patent applications and has been featured in the Academic Times, AZoSensors, and the SCIENMAG Science Magazine. She is a member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, American Heart Association and IEEE.