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Dr. Reza Tafreshi

Dr. Reza Tafreshi

Associate Professor

Office Number: 234P
Office Phone: +974.4423.0237

Interest Areas

Dr. Reza Tafreshi’s teaching and research interests include Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Biomedical Signal Processing and Machine Fault Diagnosis.​


  • Ph.D., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2005

  • M.S., K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1995

  • B.S., K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1991


  1. S. Shin, R. Tafreshi, R. Langari, "Robustness of using dynamic motions and template matching to the limb position effect in myoelectric classification", ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Accepted (2016).

  2. A. Jaleel, R. Tafreshi, L. Tafreshi, "An expert system for differential diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction", ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Accepted (2016).

  3. A. Meziou, M. Chaari, R. BorgiBorji, M. A. Franchek, K. Grigoriadis, R. Tafreshi, "Low-Dimensional Modeling of Transient Two-Phase Flow in Pipelines", ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Accepted (2016).

  4. M. Mohammadzaheri, R. Tafreshi, Z. Khan, M. Francheck, K. Grigoriadis, "An intelligent approach to optimize multiphase subsea oil fields lifted by electrical submersible pumps", Journal of Computational Science, Elsevier, in press (2015).

  5. M. M. Kabir, R. Tafreshi, D. B. Boivin, N. Haddad, "Enhanced Automated Sleep Spindle Detection Algorithm Based on Synchrosqueezing", Journal of Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, in print (2015).

  6. B. Ebrahimi, R. Tafreshi, J. Mohammadpour, K. Grigoriadis, M. Franchek, H. Masudi, "A Second-Order Sliding Mode Strategy for Air-Fuel Ratio Control of Lean-Burn SI Engines", IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 1374, (July 2014).

  7. R. Tafreshi, J. Abdul, J. Lim, L. Tafreshi, "Automated analysis of ECG waveforms with atypical QRS complex morphologies", Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Vol. 10, pp. 41–49 (Mar. 2014).

  8. B. Ebrahimi, R. Tafreshi, M. Franchek, K. Grigoriadis, J. Mohammadpour, "A Dynamic Feedback Control Strategy for Control Loops with Time-Varying Delay", International Journal of Control, Vol. 87, No. 5, pp. 887–897 (2014).

  9. M. Mohammadzaheri, L. Chen, A. Mirsepahi, M. Ghanbari, R. Tafreshi, "Neuro-predictive Control of an Infrared Dryer with a Feedfoward-feedback Approach", Asian Journal of Control, in print (2014).

  10. J. Abdul, B. Ahmed, R. Tafreshi, D. Boivin, L. Streletz, N. Haddad, "Improved spindle detection through intuitive pre-processing of electroencephalogram",           Journal of Neuroscience Methods, Vol. 233 (Aug. 2014).

  11. R. Tafreshi, B. Ebrahimi, J. Mohammadpour, H. Masudi, M. Franchek, K. Grigoriadis, "Linear Parameter-varying Dynamic Sliding Manifold for Air-fuel Ratio Control in Lean-burn Engines", Journal of IET Control Theory & Applications, Vol. 7, Issue 10, 04, pp. 1319 – 1329 (July 2013).

  12. A. Shahidi Zandi, R. Tafreshi, M. Javidan, G. A. Dumont, "Predicting Epileptic Seizures in Scalp EEG Based on a Variational Bayesian Gaussian Mixture Model of Zero-Crossing Intervals", IEEE Transactions of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 60, No. 5, PP. 1401-1413 (May 2013).

  13. M. AbdelGawad, R. Tafreshi, R. Langari, "Controls-Oriented Modeling and LQR Control of Natural Gas HCCI Engines", International Journal of Powertrains, Vol.1, No.2, pp. 205 - 234 (Mar. 2013).

  14. B. Ebrahimi, R. Tafreshi, H. Masudi, M. Franchek, J. Mohammadpour, K. Grigoriadis, "A Parameter-varying Filtered PID Strategy for Air-fuel Ratio Control of Spark Ignition Engines", Journal of Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 20, Issue 8, pp. 805–815 (2012).

  15. A. Shahidi Zandi, G. A. Dumont, M. Javidan, R. Tafreshi, "Detection of Epileptic Seizures in Scalp EEG: An Automated Real-Time Wavelet-Based Approach", Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 1-16 (2012).

  16. S. G. Al-Kindi and R. Tafreshi, "Real-Time Detection of Myocardial Infarction by Evaluation of ST-Segment in Digital ECG", Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 225-230 (2011).