Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Section for Biomedical Image Analysis (SBIA)

participating with CBICA

Zahra Riahi Samani, Ph.D.


Postdoctoral Researcher

Section of Biomedical Image Analysis
Center for Biomedical Image Computing & Analytics
Department of Radiology
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Richards Medical Research Laboratories, Floor 7
3700 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
fax: (001) 215.573.1811
email: Zahra.RiahiSamani@PennMedicine.upenn.edu

Educational Qualifications

Ph.D. in Computer Engineering -  Shahid Beheshti University (former: National University of Iran) (Tehran, Iran)
M.Sc. in Information Technology, Shahid Beheshti University (former: National University of Iran) (Tehran, Iran)
B.Sc. in Software Engineering - Sharif University of Technology (Tehran, Iran)

Research Interests

Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Multimedia Information Retrieval, Medical Imaging, Social Computing

Published Material

For a full list of publications you can go to: Google Scholar.

  • Z. R. Samani, S. C. Guntuku, M. E. Moghaddam, D. PreoŇ£iuc-Pietro & L. H. Ungar, A Cross-Platform and Cross-Interaction Study of User Personality based on Images on Twitter and Flickr, 2018, PLOS One
  • Z. R. Samani, & M. E. Moghaddam (2017). A knowledge-based semantic approach for image collection summarization. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 76(9), 11917-11939.
  • L. Liu, D. Preotiuc-Pietro, Z. R. Samani ,  M. E. Moghaddam, & L. H Ungar. (2016). Analyzing Personality through Social Media Profile Picture Choice. Paper presented at the ICWSM.