FIU College of Engineering and Computing

Florida International University - Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Malek Adjouadi


  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, August 1985
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, June 1981
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, June 1978

Area Of Expertise

  • Classification of fMRI patterns–a study of the language network segregation in pediatric localization related epilepsy. 2014
  • A decisional space for fMRI pattern separation using the principal component analysis–a comparative study of language networks in pediatric epilepsy. 2013
  • A new parametric feature descriptor for the classification of epileptic and control EEG records in pediatric population. 2012
  • Sub-patterns of language network reorganization in pediatric localization related epilepsy: a multisite study. 2011
  • Subdural EEG classification into seizure and nonseizure files using neural networks in the gamma frequency band. 2011
  • A comparative study of intracranial EEG files using nonlinear classification methods. 2010
  • fMRI activation pattern recognition: A novel application of PCA in language network of pediatric localization related epilepsy. 2009
  • Seizure detection: an assessment of time- and frequency-based features in a unified two-dimensional decisional space using nonlinear decision functions. 2009
  • Classification of electroencephalographic seizure recordings into ictal and interictal files using correlation sum. 2009
  • Pattern extraction in interictal EEG recordings towards detection of electrodes leading to seizures. 2006

Professional Activities

  • Full Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Florida   International Univ. Aug. 07-Present
  • Acting Chair, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Florida International Univ. August 97- Feb-2001
  • Appointed SUS Member, and Graduate Curriculum and Research Subcommittee, State University System of Florida, Digital Media Education Coordination Group, Report to the Florida Legislature, January 1, 2001
  • FIU Representative of the Research at the CATE Center to the Board of Regents meeting, July 11-12, 1996

Courses Taught

  • EEL 3712: Logic Design
  • EEL 4502: Introduction to Digital Signal Processing
  • EEL 4709: Computer Design
  • EEL 4746: Microcomputer I
  • EEL 5719: Digital Filters
  • EEL 5820: Digital Image Processing
  • EEL 6816: Electronic Neural Systems
  • EEL 6821: Computer Vision
  • EEL 6993: Neural Systems
  • EEL 6994: Hardware/Software Integration in Engineering Design
  • EEL 6836: Computer Visualization of Brain electrical Activities

Referred Journal Articles

  • Wang, X. You, W. Wu, M.R. Guillen, M. Cabrerizo, J. Sullivan, E. Donner, B. Bjornson, M. Berl, W.D. Gaillard, and M. Adjouadi, “Classification of fMRI Patterns -A Study of the Language Network Segregation in Pediatric Localization Related Epilepsy” Accepted, Human Brain Mapping, AID HBM22265, 12 Jan 2013
  • M. Guzman, M. Goryawala, J. Wang, A. Barreto, A. ; J. Andrian, N. Rishe, and M. Adjouadi, “Thermal Imaging as a Biometrics Approach to Facial Signature Authentication”, to appear in the IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TITB.2012.2207729
  • B. Sun, M. M. Berl, T. G. Burns, W. D. Gaillard, L. Hayes, M. Adjouadi, R. A. Jones, “Age association of language task induced deactivation induced in a pediatric population”, NeuroImage, Vol. 65, pp. 23-33, January 2013.
  • Chen and M. Adjouadi, Chapter Title: Iris; in Encyclopedia of Cryptography and Security (2nd ed.), Henk C.A. van Tilborg, Sushil Jajodia, Editors-in-Chief, Springer, 2011, Part 9, Page: 638-646, ISBN 978-1-4419-5905-8, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-5906-5_742
  • Rishe,B. Furht, M. Adjouadi, A. Barreto, E. Cheremisina, D. Davis, O. Wolfson, N. Adam, Y. Yesha, Y. Yesha. Chapter 15, Title: “Geospatial Data Management with TerraFly.” Handbook of Data Intensive Computing, pp.637-665, B. Furht and A. Escalante (Eds.), Springer Verlag, 2011.