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Dr.-Ing. Farzad Samie

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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, 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 Ghahfarokhi, Farzad / Bauer, Lars
Brandt, TobiasMaster thesisFPGA-based accelerators for IoTSamie, Farzad / Damschen, Marvin / Bauer, Lars

Finished projects

Nr.NameType of workTitelMentorCompletion date
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 Ghahfarokhi, Farzad2017-09-30
17Shen, SijieDiploma thesisClassification of EEG Signals for Brain Machine Interface Using Machine Learning TechniquesSamie Ghahfarokhi, Farzad2017-09-30
16Paul, SebastianMaster thesisEdge computing for IoTSamie Ghahfarokhi, Farzad2017-06-12
15Siddiqui, Muhammad SaaduddinMaster thesisAn IoT-based personal health monitoring systemSamie Ghahfarokhi, 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 Ghahfarokhi, Farzad / Bauer, Lars2017-05-09
12Poppinga, SimonBachelor thesisDevelopment of EEG platformSamie Ghahfarokhi, Farzad / Bauer, Lars2017-02-28
11Tangsykkozhin, GibratMaster thesisData Compression for IoT devicesSamie Ghahfarokhi, Farzad2017-01-31
10Hossain, Mohammad HemaetMaster thesisECG processing for IoT-based healthcare devicesSamie Ghahfarokhi, Farzad2017-01-31
9Barahona Pereira, DavidBachelor thesisEEG in IoTSamie Ghahfarokhi, Farzad2016-11-16
8Sami, BoudenInternshipInternet of thingsSamie, Farzad2016-08-31
7Schell, OlegBachelor thesisECG Feature Extraction on Low-Power IoT DevicesSamie Ghahfarokhi, Farzad / Bauer, Lars2016-05-10
6Knam, JonathanMaster thesisAn IoT-based Wearable Solution for Physical Activity MonitoringSamie Ghahfarokhi, Farzad2016-05-09
5Paul, SebastianStudent helperInternet-of-Things for healthcareSamie Ghahfarokhi, Farzad2016-04-30
4Kegelmann, TimoBachelor thesisFPGA Platform for IoT: An Energy Efficiency EvaluationSamie Ghahfarokhi, Farzad / Bauer, Lars2016-04-28
3Araya, MoisesStudent helperDesign and implementation of a IoT-based platform for healthcareSamie Ghahfarokhi, Farzad2016-02-29
2Araya, MoisesBachelor thesisDesign and implementation of a IoT-based portable ECG monitoring deviceSamie Ghahfarokhi, Farzad2015-06-18
1Barouni, AnmaStudent helperImplementing a speech recognition application on FPGASamie Ghahfarokhi, Farzad2014-06-30