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Dr.-Ing. Farzad Samie

room: B2-311.1
phone: +49 721 608-45172
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Haid-und-Neu-Str. 7
Bldg. 07.21
76131 Karlsruhe

Short Bio

Farzad Samie received his Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing.) in Computer Science from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Jan. 2018. He is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Chair for Embedded Systems (CES) at KIT. His main research interest is Internet-of-Things (IoT) with a special interest in healthcare applications.

Mr. Samie received his M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the Sharif University of Technology, Iran in 2008 and 2010, respectively.


Research Interests

  • Internet of Things (IoT)
        - Healthcare applications
  • Low-Power Design of Embedded Systems
  • Wearable Medical Monitoring Systems
  • Reconfigurable Architecures
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
        - Hardware/Software co-design
        - Reconfiguarable WSN platforms



Farzad Samie, Vasileios Tsoutsouras, Dimosthenis Masouros, Lars Bauer, Dimitrios Soudris, and Jörg Henkel
Fast Operation Mode Selection for Highly Efficient IoT Edge Devices
in IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD), DOI, 2019.
Farzad Samie, Lars Bauer, Jörg Henkel
From Cloud Down to Things: An Overview of Machine Learning in Internet of Things
in IEEE Internet of Things Journal (IoT-J), DOI, PDF, 2019.
Farzad Samie, Lars Bauer, Joerg Henkel
Edge Computing for Smart Grid: An Overview on Architectures and Solutions
Chapter in IoT for Smart Grids
Springer International Publishing 2019.
Manolis Katsaragakis, Dimosthenis Masouros, Vasileios Tsoutsouras, Farzad Samie, Lars Bauer, Joerg Henkel and Dimitrios Soudris
DMRM: Distributed Market-Based Resource Management of Edge Computing Systems (regular)
in IEEE/ACM 22nd Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE'19), Florence, Italy, (accepted), March 25 - 29, 2019.
Farzad Samie, Vasileios Tsoutsouras, Lars Bauer, Sotirios Xydis,,Dimitrios Soudris, and Jörg Henkel
Oops: Optimizing Operation-mode Selection for IoT Edge Devices
in IACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), Special Section on Fog, Edge, and Cloud Integration for Smart Environments, 2018 (Accepted to appear)
Farzad Samie, Sebastian Paul, Lars Bauer, and Joerg Henkel
Highly Efficient and Accurate Seizure Prediction on Constrained IoT Systems
in IEEE/ACM Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference(DATE'18), 2018
Farzad Samie, Vasileios Tsoutsouras, Lars Bauer, Sotiris Xydis, Dimitrios Soudris, and Joerg Henkel
Distributed Trade-based Edge Device Management in Multi-gateway IoT
in ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems (TCPS), Special Issue on Internet of Things (accepted to appear), 2017
Jörg Henkel, Santiago Pagani, Hussam Amrouch, Lars Bauer, Farzad Samie
Ultra-Low Power and Dependability for IoT Devices
in IEEE/ACM 20th Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE'17), Laussane, Switzerland, March 27-31, 2017 (Invited Paper for IoT Technologies).
Farzad Samie, Vasileios Tsoutsouras, Lars Bauer, Sotirios Xydis, Dimitrios Soudris, Joerg Henkel
Computation Offloading Management and Resource Allocation for Low-power IoT Edge Devices
in IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT),
Reston, VA, USA, 12-14 December 2016.
Farzad Samie, Lars Bauer, Jörg Henkel
IoT Technologies for Embedded Computing: A Survey
in International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS),
IoT day, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, October 2-7, 2016.
Farzad Samie, Vasileios Tsoutsouras, Sotirios Xydis, Lars Bauer, Dimitrios Soudris, Joerg Henkel
Distributed QoS Management for Internet of Things under Resource Constraints
in International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS),
IoT day, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, October 2-7, 2016.
Farzad Samie, Lars Bauer, Jörg Henkel
An Approximate Compressor for Wearable Biomedical Healthcare Monitoring Systems
in International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 4-9, 2015.
Farzad Samie, Lars Bauer, Chih-Ming Hsieh, Joerg Henkel
Online Binding of Applications to Multiple Clock Domains in Shared FPGA-based Systems
in Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE'15)
Grenoble, France, March 2015.
Chih-Ming Hsieh, Farzad Samie, M. Sammer Srouji, Manyi Wang, Zhonglei Wang, Joerg Henkel
Hardware/Software Co-design for A Wireless Sensor Network Platform
in International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS'14)
New Delhi, India, October 2014.


Opportunities of IoT in Healthcare
at Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST)
February, 2016
New Problems and Challenges in Bandwidth Allocation for IoT
in Internet-of-Things Symposium at ESWeek
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 4-9, 2015

Available projects

Abbreviation: D - Diploma Thesis, M - Master Thesis, S - Student Work, B - Bachelor Thesis.

TopicType of workMentor
Internet of Things (IoT) ( PDF )B/MSamie, Farzad /Bauer, Lars
ECG processing for IoT-based healthcare devices ( PDF )MSamie, Farzad /Bauer, Lars
Context-Aware data compression for Internet-of-Things (IoT) ( PDF )MSamie, Farzad /Bauer, Lars
Implementation and evaluation of Internet of Things (IoT) Applications ( PDF )BSamie, Farzad / Bauer, Lars

Ongoing projects

NameType of workTitelMentor
Ziegler, JulianBachelor thesisClassification for IoT applicationSamie, Farzad / Bauer, Lars
Domladovec, BrunoHiwiIoT for healthcareFarzad Samie
Gerstmaier, AlexejBachelor thesisIoT and blockchainSamie, Farzad / Bauer, Lars
Mehr, ThoreMaster thesisECG processin for IoTSamie, Farzad / Bauer, Lars
Brandt, TobiasMaster thesisFPGA-based accelerators for IoTSamie, Farzad / Damschen, Marvin / Bauer, Lars

Finished projects

Nr.NameType of workTitelMentorCompletion date
21Mansour, Majid EddinMaster thesisA Customizable Benchmark for Human Activity Classification on Embedded IoT DevicesSamie, Farzad2019-01-31
20Ji, LaurentInternshipInternship in IoTSamie, Farzad2017-12-31
19Keller, YannickBachelor thesisImplementation for IoTSamie, Farzad / Bauer, Lars2017-12-31
18Gallus, AxelDiploma thesisEine Simulationsumgebung für ein IoT-SystemSamie, Farzad2017-09-30
17Shen, SijieDiploma thesisClassification of EEG Signals for Brain Machine Interface Using Machine Learning TechniquesSamie, Farzad2017-09-30
16Paul, SebastianMaster thesisEdge computing for IoTSamie, Farzad2017-06-12
15Siddiqui, Muhammad SaaduddinMaster thesisAn IoT-based personal health monitoring systemSamie, Farzad2017-05-31
14Ben Ammar, KarimBachelor thesisDesign and Implentation of an IoT-based Control Device for an off-the-shelf Coffee MachineSamie, Farzad / Damschen, Marvin / Bauer, Lars2017-05-30
13Vlasoff, NickBachelor thesisDesign and Implementation of an IoT-based Smart Shoe for Gait AnalysisSamie, Farzad / Bauer, Lars2017-05-09
12Poppinga, SimonBachelor thesisDevelopment of EEG platformSamie, Farzad / Bauer, Lars2017-02-28
11Tangsykkozhin, GibratMaster thesisData Compression for IoT devicesSamie, Farzad2017-01-31
10Hossain, Mohammad HemaetMaster thesisECG processing for IoT-based healthcare devicesSamie, Farzad2017-01-31
9Barahona Pereira, DavidBachelor thesisEEG in IoTSamie, Farzad2016-11-16
8Sami, BoudenInternshipInternet of thingsSamie, Farzad2016-08-31
7Schell, OlegBachelor thesisECG Feature Extraction on Low-Power IoT DevicesSamie, Farzad / Bauer, Lars2016-05-10
6Knam, JonathanMaster thesisAn IoT-based Wearable Solution for Physical Activity MonitoringSamie, Farzad2016-05-09
5Paul, SebastianStudent helperInternet-of-Things for healthcareSamie, Farzad2016-04-30
4Kegelmann, TimoBachelor thesisFPGA Platform for IoT: An Energy Efficiency EvaluationSamie, Farzad / Bauer, Lars2016-04-28
3Araya, MoisesStudent helperDesign and implementation of a IoT-based platform for healthcareSamie, Farzad2016-02-29
2Araya, MoisesBachelor thesisDesign and implementation of a IoT-based portable ECG monitoring deviceSamie, Farzad2015-06-18
1Barouni, AnmaStudent helperImplementing a speech recognition application on FPGASamie, Farzad2014-06-30