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Nima Tabatabaei, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Lassonde School of Engineering
York University



Nima Tabatabaei is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at York University. His research interests are design and development of hybrid biomedical optics imaging technologies for applications in early disease diagnosis and screening. Dr. Tabatabaei received his B.S. and M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, 2005 and 2007, and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto in 2012. Dr. Tabatabaei carried out research for two years at the Harvard Medical School and Wellman Center for Photomedicine as a postdoctoral fellow before joining the York University in 2014.

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto (January 2012)
M.S., Materials Science and Technology, Sharif Institute of Technology (August 2007)
B.S., Materials Science and Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology (January 2005)

Research Interests:
Thermo-Photonic Imaging
Photo-Thermal Radiometry
Medical Image and Signal Analysis
Optical Coherence Tomography
Spectrally Encoded Confocal Microscopy
Early Dental Caries and GI Tract Imaging and Screening

Professional and Academic Positions:
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, York University (2014 – present)
Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (2012 – 2014)
Instructor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto (2010)