Research in our group is mainly in the following areas:
Computational Bioelectromagnetics, including computational dosimetry and microdosimetry, computation of electric and magnetic fields at tissue and cellular scales.
Applicator design and exposure setups for an extremely wide range of frequencies from DC to Millimeter-waves,
Experimental investigation of bioelectromagnetic effects on living samples, e.g. cell cultures exposed to mobile phone frequencies.
Cancer Cell and Stem Cell stimulation
J O. Spathmann, M.Saviz, J.Streckert, M. Zang, V. Hansen, and M. Clemens, "Numerical Verification of the applicability of the effective medium theory with respect to dielectric properties of biological tissue," IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 51, Issue. 3, March 2015.
J O. Spathmann, M. Zang, J. Streckert, V. Hansen, M. Saviz, T. M. Fiedler, K. Statnikov, U. R. Pfeiffer, and M. Clemens, "Numerical Computation of Temperature Elevation in Human Skin Due to Electromagnetic Exposure in the THz Frequency Range," IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology, Vol. 5, No. 6, pp. 978 – 989, November 2015.
C R. Aminzadeh, M. Saviz, A. A. Shishegar, " Characterization of Low-Cost Tissue Mimicking Materials at Millimeter-Wave Frequencies," In Proc. The 23'rd Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, Tehran, Iran, 2015.
J R. Aminzadeh, M. Saviz, A. A. Shishegar, "'Theoretical and experimental broadband tissue-equivalent phantoms at microwave and millimeter-wave frequencies," Electronics Letters, vol. 50, no. 8, Mar. 2014.
J A. Banaei, R. Faraji Dana, M. Saviz, H. Naghavi, R. Amjadi, R. Hosseinzadeh, A.A. Moosavi Movahedi, “Change in oxygen absorbing of human adult and fetal hemoglobin due to 940 MHz electromagnetic field radiation,” Biomacromol. J. vol. 1, no. 2,187-195, Dec. 2015.
C R. Aminzadeh, M. Saviz, A. A. Shishegar, "Dielectric Properties Estimation of Normal and Malignant Skin Tissues at Millimeter-Wave Frequencies Using Effective Medium Theory," Proc. 22'nd Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, Tehran, Iran, 2014.
C M. Saviz, R. Faraji-Dana, "Realistic Cell and Organelle Shape Modeling for Computational Microdosimetry : A New Open-Source Toolbox," In Proc. The 22'nd Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, Tehran, Iran, 2014.
C O. Spathmann, M. Saviz, J. Streckert, M. Zang, V. Hansen and M. Clemens, "Numerical Verification of the Applicability of the “Effective Medium Theory” with Respect to Dielectric Material Properties," Submitted to IEEE Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation, CEFC, Annecy, France, 2014.
C A. Saviz, M. Saviz, "Improving the efficacy of psychological counseling centers in universities: The IUST Counselling center experience during 2008-2013", In Proc. Of the 7'th Iranian Conference on Student Mental Health, April 2014, Isfahan, Iran.
C A. Saviz, M. Saviz, "Quality of student-professor interaction and its influence on adaptation capability and success among Engineering students", In Proc. Of the 7'th Iranian Conference on Student Mental Health, April 2014, Isfahan, Iran.
C R. Aminzadeh, A. A. Shishegar, M. Saviz, "Numerical and experimental assessment of millimeter-wave reflectometry for non-invasive diagnosis of skin cancers," In Proc. Eucap 2014 (Selected among the Top-ten nominees for best paper award).
J M.Saviz, R. Faraji-Dana, "Theoretical Modeling of the Frequency-dependent Dielectric properties of cornea at Microwave Frequencies," Progress in Electromagnetics Research (PIER), vol. 137, pp. 389-406, 2013.
J M.Saviz, L. M. Toko, O. Spathmann, J. Streckert, V. Hansen, M. Clemens, R. Faraji-Dana, " A new open-source toolbox for estimating the electrical properties of biological tissues in the terahertz frequency band," Journal of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, vol. 34, Issue 9, pp. 529-538, 2013.
J M.Saviz, O. Spathmann, J. Streckert, V. Hansen, M. Clemens, R. Faraji-Dana, " Theoretical Estimations of Safety Thresholds for Terahertz Exposure of Surface Tissues," IEEE Trans. THz Sci. Tech., vol. 3, issue 4, Jul. 2013.
J Y. Sefidbakht, S. Hosseinkhani, M. Mortazavi, I. Tavakolnia, M. RezaKhellat, M. Shakiba-Herfeh, M. Saviz, R. Faraji-Dana, A. A. Saboury,N. Sheibani, and A. A. Moosavi-Movahedi, “Effectsof 940 MHz EMFon Luciferase Solution:Structure,Function, and dielectric studies,” Bioelectromagnetics, vol. 34, issue 4,May 2013.
J M.Saviz, S. Shirinpour, A. Abedi, R. Faraji-Dana, "A novel method for the computation of induced electromagnetic fields in biological cells based on sequential transfer functions," Iranian J. Biomedical Engineering, vol. 6, Issue 2, Spring 2012, Page 133-140
J M. Saviz, R. Faraji-Dana, "Simplified Estimation of Membrane Potentials Induced by High-Frequency Electric Signals," J. Electrical Bioimpedance (JEB), vol.5, 2014.
C O. Spathmann, V. Hansen, M. Saviz, J. Streckert, M. Zang, M. Clemens, “Estimation of Dielectric Material Properties in THz-Frequency Range Using Effective Medium Theory,” proc. EMC Europe 2013, Brugge, Belgium.
C O. Spathmann, V. Hansen, M. Saviz, J. Streckert, M. Zang, M. Clemens, "Assessment of Dielectric Material Properties for Near-Surface Body Tissues in the THz-Frequency Range," URSI Kleinheubacher Tagung, Miltenberg, Germany, Sep. 2013.
C M.Saviz, I. Tavakolnia, A. Banaei, M. shakiba-Herfeh, A. Barzegari, R. Faraji-Dana, "Design and fabrication of a dual-polarization waveguide applicator for bioelectromagnetic experiments in the GSM frequency band," In Proc. 2'nd Iranian Conference on Bioelectromagnetics., Tehran, Iran,2013.
C M.Saviz, H.Miladi, S.Arab, M.H.Haqiqat khah, R.Faraji-Dana ," Dielectric Spectroscopy of Aqueous TRIS Buffer Solutions at Microwave Frequencies," In Proc. 2nd Iranian Conference on Bioelectromagnetics, Tehran, Iran, 2013
J M.Saviz, R. Faraji-Dana, "Accurate and Robust Computation of Floquet-Wave based Time-domain Periodic Green's Functions", J. Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES), vol. 27, no. 11, pp. 873-886, Nov.2012.
J Z.Kolahdouz, J. Koohsorkhi, M. Cheraghi, M.Saviz, and Shams Mohajerzadeh, "A gradual tilting exposure photo and nano-litography technique," Journal of Applied Optics, vol. 51, Issue 16, pp. 3329-3337, 2012.
C O. Spathmann, T. Fiedler, V. Hansen, M. Saviz, J. Streckert, M. Zang, M. Clemens, K. Statnikov, U. Pfeiffer, "Attempts for exposure assessment in the THz Frequency range using numerical computations," in Proc. EMC Europe 2012, Rome, Italy.