MOHAMMAD MAHOOR, PHD
Professor
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
mohammad.mahoor@du.edu | ECS 255 | 303-871-3745
Education and Experience
Dr. Mohammad H. Mahoor is a professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Denver (DU). As an outstanding graduate student in ECE, he was granted the Eliahu & Joyce Jury Award in 2007 at the University of Miami, FL. Dr. Mahoor continued his work as a Post-Doctoral fellow at the University of Miami where he received the Marino Autism Research Institute award for research on facial expressions analysis of children with Autism. He joined the engineering faculty of the University of Denver  as an assistant professor in September 2008. He has received numerous research and teaching awards and funding grant since he joined DU. He is the director of Computer Vision and Social Robotics lab at DU.
Areas of Research
His area of research are in image processing, computer vision and machine learning, and particularly in visual object modeling and recognition. His interests lie in affective computing (facial expressions recognition), human-robot-interaction, socially assistive robotics (for autism, depression, and Alzheimer’s disease therapy), and bio-signal processing  (Parkinson’s disease). He has received numerous grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Health among others. For more info, please visit his webpage: http://mohammadmahoor.com