• 69 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
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Personal profile


Dr Sara Sharifzadeh completed her PhD study in Computer Science  in Technical University of Denmark, Department of applied Mathematics and Computer Science in 2015. Upon Completion of her PhD, she started her new career as Research Associate in Data Science at Loughborough University. She joined Coventry University in 2018 as a Lecturer in the School Computing, Electronics and Mathematics.

During her study and research career, Dr Sharifzadeh was involved in several industrial research projects funded by EPSRC and Danish Council for Strategic Research and industrial partners. Her main areas of research include signal/image analysis, machine learning, artificial intelligence and 3D point cloud data analysis.

Research Interests

  • Signal, image and video analysis
  • Multivariate data analysis
  • Machine learning
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Spectral signal/image analysis
  • 3D point cloud data analysis
  • Robotics
  • Embedded systems


Education/Academic qualification

Computer Science, Doctorate, Technical University of Denmark


Multimedia Technologies, MSc, Autonomous University of Barcelona


Electronics Engineering, MSc


Electronics Engineering, Degree


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Robots Engineering & Materials Science
Inspection Engineering & Materials Science
Robotics Engineering & Materials Science
Lasers Engineering & Materials Science
Robot learning Engineering & Materials Science
Torque measurement Engineering & Materials Science
Sensors Engineering & Materials Science
Principal component analysis Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2012 2020

  • 69 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 7 Conference proceeding
  • 6 Article
  • 2 Poster
4 Downloads (Pure)

Farm Detection based on Deep Convolutional Neural Nets and Semi-supervised Green Texture Detection using VIS-NIR Satellite Image

Sharifzadeh, S., Tata, J. & Tan, B., 2019, DATA 2019 - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Data Science, Technology and Applications. Hammoudi, S., Quix, C. & Bernardino, J. (eds.). SciTePress, Vol. 1. p. 100-108 9 p. (DATA 2019 - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Data Science, Technology and Applications).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

Open Access
Image resolution
Neural networks

Robust hand-eye calibration of 2D laser sensors using a single-plane calibration artefact

Sharifzadeh, S., Biro, I. & Kinnell, P., 24 Jun 2019, In : Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. 61, 10 p., 101823.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
36 Downloads (Pure)

Abnormality detection strategies for surface inspection using robot mounted laser scanners

Sharifzadeh, S., Biro, I., Lohse, N. & Kinnell, P., May 2018, In : Mechatronics. 51, p. 59-74 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Surface measurement
8 Citations (Scopus)

Sparse supervised principal component analysis (SSPCA) for dimension reduction and variable selection

Sharifzadeh, S., Ghodsi, A., Clemmensen, L. H. & Ersbøll, B. K., 1 Oct 2017, In : Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence. 65, p. 168-177 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Principal component analysis
Feature extraction

Learning Industrial Robot Force/torque Compensation: A Comparison of Support Vector and Random Forests Regression

Al-Yacoub, A., Sharifzadeh, S., Lohse, N., Usman, Z., Goh, Y. M. & Jackson, M., 2016, (846) Telehealth and Assistive Technology / 847: Intelligent Systems and Robotics - 2016. Acta Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

Open Access
Robot learning
Torque measurement
Force measurement