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Arash Mahboobin

Assistant Professor
Curriculum Vitae Bioengineering Department

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

PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2007

MS, General Engineering, University of Illinois, 2002

BS, Biomedical Engineering, Azad University, 1998

Pliner, E.M., Dukes, A.A., Beschorner, K.E., & Mahboobin, A. (2020). Effects of Student Interests on Engagement and Performance in Biomechanics. JOURNAL OF APPLIED BIOMECHANICS, 36(5), 360-367.Human Kinetics. doi: 10.1123/jab.2020-0029.

Clark, R.M., & Mahboobin, A. (2018). Scaffolding to Support Problem-Solving Performance in a Bioengineering Lab-A Case Study. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON EDUCATION, 61(2), 109-118.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TE.2017.2755601.

O'Connell, C., Mahboobin, A., Drexler, S., Redfern, M.S., Perera, S., Nau, A.C., & Cham, R. (2017). Effects of acute peripheral/central visual field loss on standing balance. EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 235(11), 3261-3270.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00221-017-5045-x.

O'Connell, C., Chambers, A., Mahboobin, A., & Cham, R. (2016). Effects of slip severity on muscle activation of the trailing leg during an unexpected slip. JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY, 28, 61-66.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jelekin.2016.02.007.

Mahboobin, A., Cham, R., & Piazza, S.J. (2010). The impact of a systematic reduction in shoe-floor friction on heel contact walking kinematics-A gait simulation approach. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 43(8), 1532-1539.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2010.01.040.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P., Atkeson, C., & Redfern, M. (2009). A mechanism for sensory re-weighting in postural control. MEDICAL & BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING & COMPUTING, 47(9), 921-929.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s11517-009-0477-5.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P., Atkeson, C., & Redfern, M. (2009). A mechanism for sensory re-weighting in postural control. Med Biol Eng Comput, 47(9), 921-929. doi: 10.1007/s11517-009-0477-5.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P.J., Redfern, M.S., Anderson, S.O., Atkeson, C.G., & Hodgins, J.K. (2008). Sensory adaptation in human balance control: Lessons for biomimetic robotic bipeds. NEURAL NETWORKS, 21(4), 621-627.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.neunet.2008.03.013.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P.J., Redfern, M.S., Anderson, S.O., Atkeson, C.G., & Hodgins, J.K. (2008). Sensory adaptation in human balance control: lessons for biomimetic robotic bipeds. Neural Netw, 21(4), 621-627. doi: 10.1016/j.neunet.2008.03.013.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P.J., & Redfern, M.S. (2007). A model-based approach to attention and sensory integration in postural control of older adults. NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS, 429(2-3), 147-151.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2007.10.004.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P.J., & Redfern, M.S. (2007). A model-based approach to attention and sensory integration in postural control of older adults. Neurosci Lett, 429(2-3), 147-151. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2007.10.004.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P., & Redfern, M. (2006). A model-based approach to attention and sensory integration in postural control of older adults. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2006, 1315-1318.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.2006.260734.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P.J., Redfern, M.S., & Sparto, P.J. (2005). Sensory re-weighting in human postural control during moving-scene perturbations. EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 167(2), 260-267.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00221-005-0053-7.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P.J., Redfern, M.S., & Sparto, P.J. (2005). Sensory re-weighting in human postural control during moving-scene perturbations. Exp Brain Res, 167(2), 260-267. doi: 10.1007/s00221-005-0053-7.

Mahboobin, A., & Sanchez, D.V.P. (2020). Incorporating sustainability into a bioethics course - A case study. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2020-June.

Pliner, E.M., Dukes, A., Beschorner, K.E., & Mahboobin, A. (2020). Work in progress: Engaging early career students in bioengineering with student-specific content. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2020-June.

Clark, R.M., & Mahboobin, A. (2018). Student reflections on experiences gained from an open-ended problem-solving bio-signals laboratory. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2018-June.

Mahboobin, A., & Clark, R.M. (2017). Build as you go: An approach to completing laboratory reports. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2017-June.

Clark, R.M., & Mahboobin, A. (2016). Scaffolding engineering students to be the problem solvers we want them to be. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 2016-June.

Loughlin, P., Mahboobin, A., & Furman, J. (2011). Designing vibrotactile balance feedback for desired body sway reductions. In Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2011, (pp. 1310-1313).IEEE.United States. doi: 10.1109/IEMBS.2011.6090308.

Mahboobin, A., Cenciarini, M., Redfern, M.S., & Loughlin, P.J. (2011). Model-Based Investigation of Ankle Stiffness Control Versus Active Feedback Control During Quiet Standing. In ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (PARTS A AND B), (pp. 1229-1230).American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/sbc2011-53425.

Mahboobin, A., Cham, R., & Piazza, S.J. (2011). Improved Simulation of Heel Contact During Normal Walking. In ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (PARTS A AND B), (pp. 273-274).American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/sbc2011-53453.

Mahboobin, A., Loughlin, P., & Redfern, M. (2006). A model-based approach to attention and sensory integration in postural control of older adults. In Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference, (pp. 1315-1318).

Mahboobin, A., Beck, C.L., Moeinzadeh, M.H., & Loughlin, P. (2002). Analysis and validation of a human postural control model. In Proceedings of the 2002 American Control Conference (IEEE Cat. No.CH37301), 5, (pp. 4122-4128).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/acc.2002.1024576.

Research interests

Computational biomechanics...
human postural control
hybrid-optimization
time-varying signals and systems