Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Mahboobin, Arash
Bioengineering Department
Mahboobin, Arash
Faculty
Assistant Professor
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PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2007

MS in General Engineering, University of Illinois, 2002

BS in Biomedical Engineering, Azad University, 1998

Computational biomechanics (musculoskeletal modeling), human postural control, time-varying signals and systems, and hybrid-optimization 

(2003) William A. Chittenden Award (Outstanding M.S. Gradate Award), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Horibata, S., Mahboobin, A., Debski, R.E., and Fujie, H., 2014, "Muscle force alterations dueto ACL-deficient gait--A simulation approach," 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, in conjunction with American Society of Biomechanics, Manuscript submitted for publication.

O'Connell, C., Cham, R., Mahboobin, A., and Chambers, A., 2014, "Muscle activation of trailing leg during slip," 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, in conjunction with American Society of Biomechanics, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Mahboobin, A., Cham, R., and Piazza, S.J., In press, "The impact of a systematic reduction in shoe-floor friction on heel contact walking kinematics - A gait simulation approach," Journal of Biomechanics, vol.43, pp. 1532-1539.

Horibata, S., Mahboobin, A., Debski, R., and Fujie, H., 2014, "Kinematics changes due to anterior cruciate ligament deficiency--A gait simulation approach," The Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineers, Kanto, Japan.

Mahboobin, A., 2013, "n automated iterative method for adjusting virtual model markers in an OpenSim model," American Society of Biomechanics, Omaha, Nebraska.

Van Ham, R., and Mahboobin, A., 2013, "Insight into the role of lower extremity net joint moment contributions to rapid voluntary stepping in the elderly," American Society of, Omaha, Nebraska.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P.J., and Redfern, M., 2007, "A model-based approach to attention and sensory integration in postural control of older adults," Neuroscience Letters, vol.429, pp. 147-151.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P.J., Redfern, M., and Sparto, P.J., 2005, "Sensory re-weighting in human postural control during moving-scene perturbations," Experimental Brain Research, vol.167, pp. 260-267.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P.J., Atkeson, C.G., and Redfern, M.S., "A mechanism for sensory re-weighting in postural control," Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, vol.47, pp. 921-929.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P.J., Redfern, M.S., Anderson, S.O., Atkeson, C.G., and Hodgins, J.K., "Sensory adaptation in human balance control: Lessons for biomimetic robotic bipeds," Neural Networks, vol.21, no.4, pp. 621-627.

Van Ham, R., and Mahboobin, A., "Kinematics of step initiation in young and older adults," 7th Annual Research Day on Aging, The Aging Institute of University of Pittsburgh.

Loughlin, P.J., Mahboobin, A., Furman, J.M., and Sparto, P.J., 2012, "Patient-customized vibrotactile feedback for postural control," Joint World Congress of International Society for Posture & Gait and Gait & Mental Function, Trondheim, Norway.

Mahboobin, A., Redfern, M., and Loughlin, P.J., 2011, "A model-based approach to attention and sensory integration in postural control of older adults," 5th Annual Research Day, The Aging Institute of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

Chambers, A., Cham, R., and Mahboobin, A., 2011, "Insights into the role of proactive strategies in postural responses to slips using gait simulations (Simulia Computational Biomechanics Award Finalist)," American Society of Biomechanics, Long Beach, CA.

Chambers, A., Cham, R., and Mahboobin, A., 2011, "Insights into the role of proactive strategies in postural responses to slips using gait simulations," 5th Annual Research Day, The Aging Institute of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

Loughlin, P.J., Mahboobin, A., and Furman, J.M., 2011, "Designing vibrotactile balance feedback for desired body sway reductions," 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Boston, MA.

Mahboobin, A., Cenciarini, M., Redfern, M., and Loughlin, P.J., 2010, "Ankle stiffness control during quiet standing versus active sensory feedback control with delay," Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Austin, TX.

Mahboobin, A., Cham, R., and Piazza, S.J., 2010, "Determinants of slip-related balance recoveries - A gait simulation approach," Gait & Clinical Movement Analysis Society, Miami, FL.

2010, "Connecting the Dots: Aligning Course Objectives, Assessments, and Activities to Enhance Learning in STEM Courses," 14th Annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education Scholars (STEMES) Program, Michigan State University.

Mahboobin, A., Cham, R., and Piazza, S.J., 2009, "Influence of foot-floor friction coefficient on the passive response to slip during walking," American Society of Biomechanics, Pennsylvania State University.

Mahboobin, A., Cham, R., and Piazza, S.J., 2009, "Use of walking simulations to assess the frictional requirements of slip resistant gait," International Conference on Falls Prevention & Protection, Morgantown, WV.

Mahboobin, A., Piazza, S., and Cham, R., 2009, "Impact of reducing the foot-floor friction coefficient on the passive kinematics of walking," International Society for Posture & Gait (19th International Conference), Bologna, Italy.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P.J., and Redfern, M., 2007, "Modeling attentional influence on postural control in young and older adults," International Society for Posture & Gait (18th International Conference), Burlington, VT.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P.J., and Redfern, M., 2006, "Modeling attention and sensory integration in postural control of older adults," American Society of Biomechanics Meeting, Blacksburg, VA.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P.J., Redfern, M., and Sparto, P.J., 2004, "Sensory re-weighting in human postural control during moving-scene perturbations," Daytona Beach, FL.