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Alireza Vard, PhD

Assistant Professor

Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

School of Advanced Technologies in Medicine

Department of Bioelectrics and Biomedical Engineering


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Alireza Vard: received his B.Sc. degree in software engineering from University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran in 2004, and he got his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer engineering from University of Isfahan, in 2007 and 2012 respectively. He is currently an assistant professor at Department of Biomedical Engineering, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran. His research interests include medical image processing, application of virtual and augmented reality in medicine, design and development of medical image processing software tools.


First rank in Ph.D., Computer Engineering, University of Isfahan. (My GPA is “19.51/20” which is the highest GPA among all Ph.D. graduates in history of computer engineering, University of Isfahan)

First rank in M.Sc., Computer Engineering, University of Isfahan

Second rank in B.Sc., Software Engineering, University of Isfahan


Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran. (July 2012)

M.Sc. in Computer Engineering, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran. (August 2007)

B.Sc. in Software Engineering, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran. (May 2003)

1-Alireza Vard, Ahmad Reza Naghsh Nilchi and Payman Moallem, “Object Detection and Image
Segmentation using Texture Pressure Energy in Parametric Active Contour Models,” Journal of the Chinese
Institute of Engineers, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp. 649-657, Jun. 2008.

2-Alireza Vard, Payman Moallem and Ahmad Reza Naghsh Nilchi, “Texture-Based Parametric Active
Contour for Target Detection and Tracking,” International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology, Vol
19, No. 3, pp.187–198, Sept. 2009.

3-Alireza Vard, Amirhassan Monadjemi, Kamal Jamshidi and Naser Movahhedinia, “Fast texture energy
based image segmentation using Directional Walsh–Hadamard Transform and parametric active contour
models,” Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 38, No. 9, pp. 11722-11729, Sept. 2011.

4-Alireza Vard, Kamal Jamshidi and Naser Movahhedinia, “Small object detection in cluttered image using
a correlation based active contour model,” Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 33, No. 5, pp. 543-553 April

5-Alireza Vard, Kamal Jamshidi and Naser Movahhedinia, “An automated approach for segmentation of
intravascular ultrasound images based on parametric active contour models,” Australasian Physical &
Engineering Sciences in Medicine Vol.35, No.2, pp. 135-150, 2012. 

6- Zahra Saeedizadeh, Alireza Mehri, Ardeshir Talebi, Hossein Rabbani, Omid Sarrafzadeh and Alireza
“Automatic Recognition of Myeloma Cells in Microscopic Images using Bottleneck algorithm,
Modified Watershed and SVM Classifier,” Journal of Microscopy, Vol. 261, No. 1, pp. 46–56, 2016. 

7- Alieh Ahdi, Hossein Rabbani, Alireza Vard, “Mosaicing of 3D OCT Images of Macula and Optic Nerve
Head,” Computers in Biology and Medicine Vol. 91, pp. 277–290, 2017. 

8- Mohammadreza Momenzadeh, Alireza Vard, Ardeshir Talebi, Alireza Mehri Dehnavi, Hossein Rabbani,
“Computer-Aided Diagnosis Software for Vulvovaginal Candidiasis Detection from Pap smear Images,”
Microscopy Research and Technique, Vol. 81, Issue 1, pp. 13–21, 2018. 

9- Alireza Vard, “A New Combining Active contour Model for Segmenting Textured Image with Low
Contrast and High Illumination Variations,” Multimedia Tools and Applications, Vol.77, Issue 15, 2018, pp.