Sadjad Asghari Esfeden

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Research Interests

Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Social Networks Analysis, Affective Computing


  • Ph.D., Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, 2015 – Present

  • M.Sc., Computer Engineering, Northeastern University, Sep. 2013 – May 2015

  • B.Sc., Computer Engineering, University of Tehran, Sep. 2008 – Jul. 2013


  • Mengran Gou, Xikang Zhang, Angels Rates-Borras, Sadjad Asghari-Esfeden, Mario Sznaier, Octavia Camps, “Person Re-identification in Appearance Impaired Scenarios,” arXiv 2016.

  • M. Soleymani, S. Asghari-Esfeden, Y. Fu, M. Pantic, “Analysis of EEG Signals and Facial Expressions for Continuous Emotion Detection,” IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, 2015

  • M. Soleymani, S. Asghari-Esfeden, M. Pantic, Y. Fu, “Continuous Emotion Detection Using EEG Signals and Facial Expressions,” IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), 2014 (Oral presentation)

Professional Services

  • Reviewer:
    International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)
    IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
    IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV)
    IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing
    IEEE Transaction on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (T-NNLS)
    IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development (TAMD)
    IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems
    Information Fusion
    Internation Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR)
    International Workshop on Face and Facial Expression Recognition from Real World Videos (ICPR-FFER)
    Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience
    Neurocomputing (NEUCOM)
    IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)

  • Leadership experiences:
    President of Northeastern ECE Ph.D. Student Association (NEPSA), May 2016 - present
    President of Iranian Student Association of Northeastern University (ISAN), Sep. 2014 - Oct. 2015
    Organizer of the 2nd Seminar of “Models of Computation and Computational Models”, Tehran, Iran, Nov. 2012
    Organizer (secretary) of ECE Representative Council, Representative of Computer Engineering students in the School of ECE, Sep. 2010 - Nov. 2011

Professional Memberships

  • IEEE

  • CV-Foundation

  • ISMVIP (Iranian Society of Machine Vision and Image Processing), Sep. 2012 – Present

  • ISEE (Iran Society of Engineering Education) and TA team of FOE (Faculty of Engineering), University of Tehran, June 2012 – Present

  • ACM Student Chapter, School of ECE, University of Tehran, Feb. 2011 – Aug. 2013

Extracurricular Activity

  • Philosophical Studies, Logic, Mathematics, and Physics

  • Playing Guitar, Persian Poetry, Iranian Traditional Music

  • Developing Mobile Applications (Android and iOS Programming)

  • Traveling!