Hossein Nezamabadi-pour



Hossein Nezamabadi-pour is the Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman (SBUK), and the co-founder and director of Intelligent Data Processing Laboratory (IDPL) at SBUK. He was born in 1976, in Bam, Iran and received his MSc and PhD degrees (with honors) in Electrical Engineering from the Tarbait Moderres University, Tehran, Iran in 2000 and 2004, respectively. Since then, he has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering at the SBUK, Kerman, Iran. His research interests include image processing, pattern recognition, soft computing, and evolutionary computation. Dr. Nezamabadi-pour is the author and co-author of more than 380 peer reviewed journal and conference papers. He authored the book titled: “Genetic Algorithm: Basic Concepts and Advanced Topics”, as well as co-authored several book chapters. His publications has received more than five thousands citations leading to an h-index of 29. Some of his articles are available in the Science Direct Top 25 hottest articles. He has supervised and graduated 5 PhD and 51 MS students. Currently he serves as the area editor of Iranian Journal of Fuzzy Systems (IJFS) and also as the editorial board member of Journal of Machine Vision and Image Processing (JMVIP), Journal of Computer and Knowledge Engineering (JCKE), and International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering (IJEOE). He also served as the technical and organizational committees of more than 20 conferences. Dr. Nezamabadi-pour was the chair of three conferences in the field of computational intelligence which were supported and published by the IEEE. In addition, He founded and served as the first chairman of the Swarm Intelligence and Evolutionary Computation Conference (CSIEC) in 2016. He is a recipient of the outstanding researcher award by SBUK in 2009, 2012 and 2013 and earned provincial distinguished research awards in 2010 and 2016. Dr. Nezamabadi-pour was a visiting researcher at the Neurobiology Sector of the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste, Italy in 2008 and a visiting Professor at the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia, in 2011. He has given more than 10 invited lectures and talks.

Contacts information






Electrical Engineering Department, Shahid BAhonar University of Kerman, Po. Box: 76169-133, Kerman, Iran.

Past courses

 Digital Image Processing

 Statistical Pattern Recognition

 Computer Vision

 Soft Computing

 Fuzzy Systems

 Artificial Neural Network


 Content-based Image Retrieval

 Machine Learning

 Data Mining

 Image Processing

 Pattern Recognition

 Soft Computing

 Swarm Intelligence and Evolutionary Computation (Metaheuristics)

 Optical Character Recognition



Native language


Intermediate level


Journal papers

1. , Please refer to my google scholar profile (above link) to see my publication.





 Matlab Programming

 Strategic Management and Team Working

Class schedules

 Statistical Pattern recognition

- Saturday 09:30 To 11:30 - Monday 07:30 To 09:30