Amirhossein Khalilian-Gourtani

PhD student

I am a graduate student at New York University Tandon School of Engineering Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.

My research interests include Convex and Non-smooth Optimization, Signal Processing and Machine Learning.


M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering - New York University, NY, USA. GPA 4.0/4.0

B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (Communications) - Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran. GPA 19.21/20

Honors and Awards

(2018) Awarded the Myron M. Rosenthal Award for Best MS Academic Achievement in Electrical and Computer Engineering from New York University.

(2017) Awarded the Samuel Morse M.S. Fellowships from New York University.

(2015) Award and Scholarship from National Elites Foundation, governed by Presidency of Islamic Republic of Iran.

(2013-15) Awarded as an exceptionally talented student for 3 consecutive years , by Isfahan University of Technology.


A. Khalilian-Gourtani, Y. Wang and J. Mamou, "Scanning Acoustic Microscopy Image Super-Resolution using Bilateral Weighted Total Variation Regularization," 2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Honolulu, HI, USA, 2018, pp. 5113-5116.

Khoroushi, M., Sheikhi, M., Khalilian-Gourtani, A., & Soleimani, B. (2016). Effect of root canal rinsing protocol on dentin bond strength of two resin cements using three different method of test. Journal of clinical and experimental dentistry, 8(3), e246.

Professional Skills

  1. Programming Languages:
    • MATLAB & SIMULINK, Python, C, Verilog, CVX, AVR Codevision, Julia
  2. CAD tools:
    • Orcad Pspice, CST Studio, Cisco Packet Tracer, Proteus
  3. Miscellaneous:
    • Microsoft Office, LATEX, Excellent Leadership, Teamwork skills, Learn quickly

Professional Experiences

(2018-Summer) Summer Research Associate, Simons Foundation, Flatiron Institute.

(2018-Spring) Teacher Assistant, Image and Video Processing, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Lecturer: Prof. Wang.

(2018-Fall) Teacher Assistant, Medical Imaging, NYU Tandon School of Engineering, Lecturer: Dr. Mamou.

(2017-Summer) Volunteer Research Assistant, Langone Health NYU.