Farshid PirahanSiah


Gender:                      Male

Marital status:            Married


Sep. 2011 – Present:        PhD Candidate Information Technology (Computer Science), Faculty of Information Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) [National University of Malaysia (NUM)]

                     Language: English

                     “Camera calibration and stereo vision for 3D Robot Vision Guide and Create 3D Map for Movement Objects Environment by using Object Localization Algorithm for Image Segmentation”

Jul. 2009 – Sep 2011:      Master of Information Technology (Computer Science), Faculty of Information Science and Technology, UKM

                     CPGA: 3.60 / 4 (90/100)

                     Language: English

                     Final Year Thesis project: “Adaptive Single Thresholding Method for Image Segmentation Based on Peak Signal-to-Noise Ratio”

Sep. 2006 – Sep.2008:     BSc. Computer Engineering (Software Engineering), Islamic Azad University, Tafresh Branch (IAUTB), Markazi, IRAN

CPGA: 17.06 / 20 (85.3/100)

Oct.2000– Jan.2003: A.S. Associate Degree, HND, Applied Computer, Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch, IRAN


Since September, 2012:    Fellowship at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Aug 2013                          Chairperson in the 16th FIRA Roboworld congress 2013

Aug 2012:                         Graduate Researcher Assistant (GRA)

Project Name “Generic Object Localization Algorithm for Image Segmentation”; project code: “FRGS/1/2012/SG05/UKM/02/8”; under supervision of Prof. Dr. Siti Norul Huda Bt. Sheikh Abdullah, 3D Robot Vision Guide and Create 3D Map: SLAM, at UKM

May 2012 – Aug. 2012:   Graduate Researcher Assistant (GRA)

Project Name “Spiking-Lvq Network For Brain Tumor Detection”; project code: “01-01-02-SF0694”; Under supervision of Prof. Dr. Shahnorbanun Binti Sahran, at UKM


Apr. 2013                  FIRA Roboworld, Kuala Lumpur 2013, humanoid robot League, UKM Team, Malaysia

More than 4 robotics competitions around the world since December 2003.


Programming Languages: C/C++, Java, Matlab                Library: OpenCV                   OS:   Windows, Linux, and Mac OS


Google Scholar

2013             Simultaneous Localization and Mapping Trends and Humanoid Robot Linkages, Farshid PirahanSiah, Siti Norul Huda Sheikh Abdullah, Shahnorbanun Sahran, Asia-Pacific Journal of Information Technology and Multimedia (APJITM), 2013

2013             Character recognition based on global feature extraction; Naeimizaghiani, M., S. N. H. S. Abdullah, F. PirahanSiah & B. Bataineh 2013. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology 52.

2013             Peak Signal-to-Noise Ratio Based on Threshold Method for Image Segmentation, submitted to journal and waiting for review - PirahanSiah, Farshid, Siti Norul Huda Sheikh Abdullah, and Shahnorbanun Sahran


I have more than 9 papers in area of pattern recognition, Image processing, robotics in conference around the world.


2007             TOP Researcher Student in Branch Islamic Azad University – Tafresh Branch (IAUTB)  Tafresh, Iran


Since 2012:                                    IEEE membership and Computer Society membership

(Membership number: 90313176)

Dec 15, 2009 – Dec 15, 2010:       Young Researchers Club (YRC)   Club Member - Tehran, Iran


Aug, 2013                 Computational intelligence in medical image processing and analysis, by Professor

Kenji Suzuki from university of Chicago

Aug, 2013                 Workshop on recent progress and development of humanoid robot “HanSaRam”:

Footstep planning and gaze control by Professor Dr. Jong-Hwan Kim, KAIST, Korea.

Sep, 2012                  Workshop on fundamentals of computer vision with medical and video applications

by professor Emanuele Trucco, CVIP School of Computing, Univ of Dundee, UK & FRSA,

NRP Chair of Computational Vision,Tekbac (M) Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (3D

vision, Medical Image)

Dec, 2011                  Professional development programmer on Pattern Recognition with practical

exercises and applications using Matlab, Professor Sergios Theodoridis, Professor of

Communications and Signal  Processing, University of Athens, Tekbac group of companies


Excellent references are available upon request.