Reza Adhami, Ph.D.

Adhami Reza2_smProfessor Emeritus
Electrical & Computer Engineering


EB 217E
(256) 824-7378
(256) 824-6803


1985   Ph.D.   Electrical Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville

1982   M.S.    Electrical Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville

1985   B.S.     Electrical Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville


Dr. Adhami has nearly 25 years of experience in the areas of digital signal processing, digital image processing, speech recognition, and pattern recognition. He has contributed to the many applications of wavelet transform including vibration analysis, mammographic lesion classification, localized computed tomography, and data compression.

Research Expertise

  •  Mammogram Analysis
  • 3D Cone-Beam Tomography
  • Image Compression
  • Target Tracking with the Converted-Measurement Kalman Filter
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Direct Digital Frequency Synthesizer
  • Biometrics
  • Vibration Analysis
  • Multiresolution Signal Analysis  


Honors & Awards

  • IEEE USA Professional Achievement Award for “leadership in building collaborative relationships between industry and academia.”
  •  Apple-ISS, Outstanding Research Award 
  • IEEE Region III OutstandingService Award
  • IEEE Region III Outstanding Educator Award
  • IEEE Huntsville Chapter, Outstanding Educator


Recent Publications

 “Mitigating motion artifact in FDK based 3D Cone-beam Brain Imaging System using markers,” Ujjal K. Bhowmik, M. Zafar Iqbal, and Reza R. Adhami, Central European Journal of Engineering, DOI: 10.2478/s13531-012-0011-7.

 “A Novel Technique for Mitigating Motion Artifacts in 3D Brain Imaging System,” Ujjal K. Bhowmikand Reza R. Adhami, Scientific Iranica, in press, March 2013.

 “Color image trend adjustment using a color bidimensional empirical mode decomposition method,” Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan,   Mohammd S. Alam, Reza R. Adhami, Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2012.

  “Feature Points Extraction from the Local Frequency Map of an Image,” Jesmin F. Khan, Reza R. Adhami, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vol. 2012, Article ID 182309, pp. 1-15, 2012.

  “Correlation and Support Vector Machine based Motion Artifacts Mitigation in 3D Computer Tomography,” Ujjal K. Bhowmik, and Reza R. Adhami, Journal of X-ray Science and Technology, IOS Press, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 141-160, May 2012.

  “Wide Range FBG Displacement Sensor Based on Twin-Core Fiber Filter”,  Yi Zou, Xiaopeng Dong, Ganbin Lin, and Reza Adhami, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 30, No. 3, February 1, 2012.

  “Image Segmentation and Shape Analysis for Road-Sign Detection, ” Jesmin F. Khan, Sharif M. A. Bhuiyan, Reza Adhami, IEEE Transaction on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 83-96, March 2011.

 “Network Topology Configuration,” Ryan Salisbury and Reza Adhami,  the 9th International Wireless Communications & Mobile Conference (IWCMC 2013), Cagliari, Italy, July 1-1, 2013.

 “Autonomous Structural Monitoring,” Reza Adhami, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Industrial Informatics (ICCSII’12), December 18-20, 2012.

 “An E-Learning Interactive Course for Teaching Digital Image Processing at the Undergraduate Level in Engineering,” Huda Al-Ghaib and Reza Adhami, 15th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning and 41st International Conference on Engineering Pedagogy , Villach, Austria, September 2012.

 Decomposition of Radar Data Through Intelligent Successive Regression,” Michael Johnson and Reza Adhami,  Proc. of the 5th International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation (IMETI), Orlando, FL, July 2012.

  “Eye Blink Detection Using Intensity Vertical Projection”,  Hai Dinh, Emil Jovanov, and Reza Adhami, Proc. of the 5th International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation (IMETI), Orlando, FL, July 2012.

 ''An Improved Image Compression Technique Based on Diagonal Edge Estimation'', Huda Al-Ghaib, Reza Adhami, and Hai Dinh, Proc. of the 5th International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technological Innovation (IMETI), Orlando, FL, July 2012.

  “A Head Motion Measurement System Suitable for 3D Cone-beam Tomography Using Markers,” Ujjal K. Bhowmik, Reza R. Adhami, the 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC ’12), August 28 - September 1, 2012, San Diego, CA, USA.

 “A correlation and LS-SVM based approach to mitigate motion artifacts in FDK based 3D cone-beam tomography” Ujjal K. Bhowmik, Reza R. Adhami ,Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,EMBC, 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE, August 30-Sept 3, 2011.

 “Motion Artifacts Compensation in FDK Based 3D Cone-beam Tomography Using Correlation of X-ray Projections Author(s): Ujjal Kumar Bhowmik and Reza R. Adhami, the 2011 International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, & Pattern Recognition: July 18-21, 2011.

  “An Innovative Approach to Reduce Streaking Artifacts in FDK Based 3D Cone-Beam Tomography”, Ujjal Bhowmik, Araveti Sudeepth, and Reza Adhami, Southeastcon, 2011 Proceedings of IEEE.  

   “Novel applications of the unscented transformation to 2-D CMKF tracking”, John Spitzmiller and Reza Adhami,  Southeastcon, 2011 Proceedings of IEEE, Issue Date : 17-20 March 2011.