Faculty

Rose Faghih
Dr. Rose Faghih
Assistant Professor
Office Location: N 323 Engineering Building 1
Phone: 713-743-5183 | Fax: 713-743-4444
Email: rtfaghih [at] uh [dot] edu

Education: 

Postdoctoral, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
S.M., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
B.S. (Summa cum Laude), Electrical Engineering (Honors Program), University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Awards & Honors: 

IEEE-USA’s New Face of Engineering, 2016
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, on tenure 2009-2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Fellowship in Control, 2008
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Chair’s Award, University of Maryland, 2008
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Inducted in 2008
Tau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society, Inducted in 2008
Eta Kappa Nu, The Honor Society of IEEE, Inducted in 2008
University of Maryland President's Scholarship, 2006-2008

Editorial Boards: 

Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research, Springer (Editorial Board Member)

Research Interests: 

Control, Estimation, and System Identification of Biomedical Systems

Data Science and Computational Methods for Biomedicine

Biomedical Signal Processing

Modeling Neural and Physiological Systems in Health and Disease

Selected Publications: 

Faghih R.T., Dahleh, M.A., Adler G., Klerman E., and Brown E.N., “Quantifying Pituitary Adrenal Dynamics: Deconvolution of Concurrent Cortisol and Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Data by Compressed Sensing,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 62(10): 2379-2388, 2015.

Faghih R.T., Dahleh, M.A., and Brown E.N., “An Optimization Formulation for Characterization of Pulsatile Cortisol Secretion,” Frontiers in Neuroscience, 9: 228, 2015.

Faghih R.T., Stokes, P., Marin M.F., Zsido R., Zorowitz S., Rosenbaum B., Song H., Milad R., Dougherty D., Eskandar E., Widge A., Brown E.N., Barbieri R., “Characterization of Fear Conditioning and Fear Extinction by Analysis of Electrodermal Activity,” In Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Milan, Italy, pp.7814-7818, 2015.

Deng X., Faghih R.T., Barbieri R., Paulk A.C., Asaad W., Brown E.N., Dougherty D., Widge A., Eskandar E., Eden U, “Estimating a Dynamic State to Relate Neural Spiking Activity to Behavioral Signals during Cognitive Tasks,” In Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Milan, Italy, pp.7808-7813, 2015.

Faghih R.T., Dahleh, M.A., Adler G., Klerman E., and Brown E.N., “Deconvolution of Serum Cortisol Levels by Using Compressed Sensing,” PLoS ONE, 9(1): e85204.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085204, 2014.

Faghih R.T., Savla K., Dahleh M.A., and Brown E.N., “Broad Range of Neural Dynamics from a Time-Varying FitzHugh-Nagumo Model and Its Spiking Threshold Estimation,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 816-823, 2012.

Antonsen, T.M., Faghih R.T., Girvan M., Ott E., Platig J., “External Periodic Driving of Large Systems of Globally Coupled Phase Oscillators,” Chaos, An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 18 (3):037112, 2008.

Patent/Patent Applications: 

Faghih, Rose T., Emery N. Brown, and Munther A. Dahleh. "SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR NEUROENDOCRINE CONTROL." U.S. Patent No. 20,160,367,755. 22 Dec. 2016.

News: 

U.S. News & World Report Interview, Provided Expert Comment on a Story on Elon Musk (2017): http://money.usnews.com/investing/articles/2017-04-27/elon-musk-is-deter...

Featured on IEEE-USA InSight Podcast: Episode 12 (2016): http://insight.ieeeusa.org/insight/content/ieeeusa/318392

Selected as One of DiscoverE’s 12 New Faces of Engineering by DiscoverE and the IEEE-USA’s New Face of Engineering (2016): http://bit.ly/2dkRivI

Featured on IEEE TV, “I Change the World. I am an Engineer”, Special Series (2013) : http://bit.ly/2pxz5ww

Produced an Educational Video for K-12 on Fractals (with Shreya Saxena), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2012): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwWyTts06tU

Featured on “Engineer Girl,” a Website by the National Academy of Engineering (2008): https://www.engineergirl.org/Engineers/Closeups/7149.aspx