Nezamoddini-Kachouie, Nezamoddin

Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

Educational Background

Research Fellowship - Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, 2012 

Postdoc - Biomedical Engineering, Harvard Medical School, 2010 

PhD - Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, 2008

MASc - Electrical and Compuuter Engineering

BASc - Electrical and Computer Engineering


Current Courses

Applied Statistical Analysis (Graduate Course)

Regression Models for Machine Learning (Graduate Course) 

Mathematical Statistics (Graduate Course)

Random Signals (Graduate Course)

Statistical Modeling (Undergraduate/Graduate Course) 

Probability and Statistics (Undergraduate Course)

Undergrad Research


Professional Experience

Research Fellow 2010-2012

Harvard School of Public Health

Department of Biostatistics

Dana Farber Cancer Institute


Postdoctoral Fellow 2008-2010

Harvard - MIT, Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST)

Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital


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Research Interest Areas

Statistical Modeling

Probabilistic Mapping

Pattern Recognition

Machine Learning

Data Science/Analysis 


Signal/Image/Video Processing


Research Interest Fields

Anomaly Detection

Trend Analysis




Detection, Segmentation, and Tracking


Research Interest Methods 

Regression Analysis

Multivariate Models

Filter Banks

Wavelet Analysis

Linear/Nonlinear Association Factors 

Neural Networks

Deep Learning

Bayesian Estimation

Hierarchical Models

Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC)


Research Application Areas

Cancer Research

Public Health

Remote Sensing

Climate Change 



Recent Publications

Monte Carlo ensemble correlation coefficient for association detection

W Deebani, NN Kachouie

Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation 2020


Climate Change Study via the Centennial Trend of Climate Factors

NN Kachouie, OE Onyejekwe

Hydrology 7 (2), 1-12, 2020


Association Factor for Identifying Linear and Nonlinear Correlations in Noisy Conditions

N N. Kachouie, W Deebani

Entropy 22 (4), 440, 2020


Weighted Mutual Information for Aggregated Kernel Clustering

N N. Kachouie, M Shutaywi

Entropy 22 (3), 351, 2020


Discriminant Analysis of Lung Cancer Using Nonlinear Clustering of Copy Numbers

NN Kachouie, M Shutaywi, DC Christiani

Cancer Investigation 38 (2), 102-112, 2020


Geometrical optimisation of a personalised microneedle eye patch for transdermal delivery of anti-wrinkle small peptide

SH Lim, WJ Tiew, J Zhang, PC Ho, NN Kachouie, L Kang

Biofabrication, 2020


Potential impact of OPTN plan in association with donors’ factors on survival times of transplanted kidneys

NN Kachouie, F Hamad

Transplantation Reports 5 (2), 100042, 2020


Potential Impact of Donors’ Factors on Survival Times of Transplanted Hearts and Lungs

F Hamad, NN Kachouie

Transplantation Reports 4 (4), 100035, 2019


Identifying Similarities and Disparities Between DNA Copy Number Changes in Cancer and Matched Blood Samples

NN Kachouie, W Deebani, DC Christiani

Cancer investigation 37 (10), 535-545, 2019


A hybrid method to estimate the full parametric hazard model

F Hamad, NN Kachouie

Communications in Statistics-Theory and Methods 48 (22), 5477-5491, 2019


Computer assisted tracking of Chlamydomonas species

Alexandra M Folcik, Timothy C Haire, Kirstin Cutshaw, Melissa Riddle, Catherine Shola, Sararose Nassani, Paul Rice, Brianna Richardson, Nezamoddin Nazamoddini-Kachouie, Andrew George Palmer

Frontiers in Plant Science 10, 1616, 2019


A Weighted Majority Voting based on NMI for Cluster Analysis.

M Shutaywi, NN Kachouie

International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics, 2018


Ensemble Correlation Coefficient.

W Deebani, NN Kachouie

International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics, 2018


Multivariate models for predicting glacier termini

O Onyejekwe, B Holman, NN Kachouie

Environmental Earth Sciences 76 (23), 807, 2017


Method for detecting voxelwise changes in fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography brain images via background adjustment in cancer clinical trials

L Qin, A Schwartzman, K McCall, NN Kachouie, JT Yap

Journal of Medical Imaging 4 (2), 024006     1, 2017


FDR control of detected regions by multiscale matched filtering

NN Kachouie, X Lin, A Schwartzman

Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation 46 (1), 127-144, 2017


Current Graduate Students - PhD

Mohamed Jaber

Robbie Breininger 

Daniel Breininger

Alain Despeignes 


Research Alumni (Graduated PhD, MS, and Undergrad Students)


Wejdan Deebani, 2019

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Mathematics Department, College of Science & Arts, King Abdulaziz University


Meshal Shutaywi, 2019

Current Position: Department Head, Mathematics Department, College of Science & Arts, King Abdulaziz University


Farag Hamad, 2019

Current Position: Assistant Professor


Osita Onyejekwe, 2017

Current Position: Lecturer, University of Colorado Boulder 



Jason Woulasl, MS, 2012

Current Position: Eastern Florida State College, Melbourne, FL


Nicholas Bruce, MS, 2013

Current Position: Epic, A Software Developer Company, Verona, Wisconsin


Elvira Erhardt, MS, Operations Research, 2014

Current Position: Biostatistician, Mainanalytics, GMBH


Hala Ayta, MS, Operations Research, 2015 

Current Position: Statistical Analyst, GASTAT


Nessrin Bukhshim, MS, Operations Research, 2017

Current Position: PhD Student 


Faruk Kilinc, MS, Operations Research, 2018


Joshua Sulfridge, MS, Operations Research, 2018


Michelle Novaes-Card, MS, Operations Research

Current Position: Harris Corporation  


Jeremy Moore, MS, Operations Research, 2020

Current Position: Harris Corporation 



Juan Eman Johnson, 2012-2013

Current Position: PhD Candidate, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain


Remy Schott, 2014

Current Position: Senior Cyber Engineer, Raytheon


Megan Moreno, 2014

Current Position: Graduate student, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology


Roger Ballard, 2014-2016

Current Position: Software Engineer, YouTube


Marcus Melo, 2015

Current Position: Graduate student, Brazil


Joshua Lear, 2015

Current Position: Software Engineer, Facebook


Jonathan Wamsley, 2015 (Biomath REU)


Katelyn Flaherty, 2015 (Biomath REU)


Brent Allard, 2016

Current Position: Software Engineer, Google


Sally Tan, 2016

Current Position: Data Application Developer, Thales


Nick Namba, 2016

Current Position: Software Engineer, Variphy


Jake Bowers, 2016

Current Position: Data Engineer, BlackRock


Ilya Antonyuk, 2016

Current Position: Graduate student, Boston University


Sararose Nassani, 2016 (Biomath REU)

Current Position: Graduate student, Case Western Reserve University


Miriam Sernik, 2016 (Biomath REU)

Current Position: Northeast Regional Advisor at Hasbara Fellowships


Luke Wiskowski, 2017

Current Position: Software Engineer at Oracle Cloud Infrastructure


Stefano Verratti, 2017


Jiri Kapralek, 2017

Current Position: Graduate student, Dept. Math Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology


Dylan Keuthan, 2018


Robbie Breininger, 2018-2019

Current Position: PhD studen, Dept. Math Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology


Elizabeth Kurkowski, 2018-2019

Current Position: Graduate student, University of Colorado Boulder


Mahmoud Abouamer, 2018


Daniel Breininger, 2019-2020

Current Position: PhD studen, Dept. Math Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology


Kyle Findley, 2019-2020

Current Position: Data Analyst, Harris Corporation


Mrudul Madaan, 2020


Nichole Choplin, 2020


Jasrayman Thind, 2020