Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering



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          Lab Website


           Phone: (205) 975-0801

           Fax: (205) 975-3337


           Office: BEC 261D

             1150 10th Avenue South

             Birmingham, AL 35294


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, 2011 

Dr. Nakhmani came to UAB in 2012 and joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as an assistant professor in 2013. Prior to that, he completed his postdoctoral training at Georgia Tech and Boston University.

Research Interests
Image processing; Visual tracking; Biomedical image and signal analysis; Computer vision; UAV/UAS (Drone) Development; Mathematical modeling; Robust control; Pattern Recognition; Embedded systems; Education.

Affiliated Research Centers
  • Associate Scientist in the Experimental Therapeutics Program, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Member of UAB Integrated Systems Center
  • Member of UAB Vision Science Research Center

  • Computational Computer Vision Lab
  • Controls Lab

Selected Recent Publications 
  • I. Mirov, A. Nakhmani, "Iterative Weighted Average Diffusion as a Novel External Force in the Active Contour Model." Proceedings of SPIE 9788, Medical Imaging, 2016
  • A. Darwish, A. Nakhmani, "Aleppo IV, the Long-Endurance Humanitarian Relief UAV." AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2016.
  • T.M. Zimmermann, L.S. Moore, J.M. Warram, B.J. Greene, A. Nakhmani, M.L. Korb, E.L. Rosenthal, "A Standardized Model for Predicting Flap Failure Using Indocyanine Green Dye." Proceedings of SPIE 9696, Molecular-Guided Surgery: Molecules, Devices, and Applications II, 96960X, 2016.
  • S.J. Leavesley, A. Nakhmani, Y. Gao, and T.C. Rich, "Automated image analysis of FRET signals for subcellular cAMP quantification." Book chapter in cCAMP Signaling: Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology Volume 1294, Springer, 2015.
  • S. Leavesley, N. Annamdevula, A. Britain, T. Rich, A. Nakhmani, "Analysis of subcellular second messenger signaling events using spectral FRET microscopy and image cytometry approaches." Cyto, 2015.
  • A. Nakhmani, A. Surana, A. Tannenbaum, "Macroscopic Analysis of Crowd Motion in Video Sequences." IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2014.
  • A. Nakhmani, R. Kikinis, and A. Tannenbaum, "MRI Brain Tumor Segmentation and Necrosis Detection Using Adaptive Sobolev Snakes." Proceedings of SPIE, Medical Imaging, 2014.
  • B. Barry, K. Buch, J. Soto, H. Jara, A. Nakhmani, S. Anderson, "Quantifying Liver Fibrosis Through the Application of Texture Analysis to Diffusion Weighted Imaging." Magnetic Resonance Imaging Journal, 2014.
  • A. Surana, A. Nakhmani, A. Tannenbaum, "Dynamical Systems Framework for Anomaly Detection in Videos." IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2013.
  • A. Nakhmani, A. Tannenbaum, "A New Distance Measure Based on Generalized Image Normalized Cross-Correlation for Robust Video Tracking and Image Recognition," Pattern Recognition Letters, 34(3), 2013.
  • A. Nakhmani, A. Tannenbaum, "Self-Crossing Detection and Location for Parametric Active Contours," IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 21(7), 2012.