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Roghayeh (Leila) Barmaki

Roghayeh (Leila) Barmaki

Assistant Professor
406 Smith Hall
Newark, Delaware 19716
P: 302-831-0071

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Postdoc | 2018 | Johns Hopkins University
PhD | 2016 | University of Central Florida
MSc | 2012 | Iran University of Science & Technology
BSc | Kharazmi University


My research interests span Multimodal Data Analytics, Human-Computer Interaction, Virtual and Augmented Reality with applications in Healthcare, and Science and Medical Education.


  • Barmaki and C.E. Hughes, “Embodiment Analytics of Practicing Teachers in a Virtual Immersive Environment,” Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, Special Issue on Multimodal Data for Learning, vol.34, pp.387–396, 2018 (Impact Factor: 1.859). Link
  • Minaei*, R. Barmaki, M. Nasiri, “Mining Numerical Association Rules via Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithms,” International Journal of Information Sciences, vol.233, pp.15–24, 2013 (Impact Factor: 4.83, Cited:76 times). Link * MSc adviser
  • Barmaki and C. E. Hughes, “Gesturing and Embodiment in Teaching: Investigating the Nonverbal Behavior of Teachers in a Virtual Rehearsal Environment,” AAAI Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence (EAAI’18), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, pp. 7893–7899, 2018. Link
  • Bork, R. Barmaki, U. Eck, K. Yu, C. Sandor, and N. Navab, “Empirical Study of Non-Reversing Magic Mirrors for Augmented Reality Anatomy Learning,” in Proc. of the 16th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR’17), Nantes, France, pp.169–176, 2017 (acceptance rate: 17.2%). Link
  • Yu*, R. Barmaki*, M. Unberath*, A. Mears, J. Brey, T. Chung, and N. Navab, “On the Accuracy of Low-cost Motion Capture Systems for Range of Motion Measurements,” In Proceedings of the Imaging Informatics for Healthcare, Research, and Applications. (SPIE Medical ‎Imaging 2018). Houston, Texas. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2018, 10579–10585‎. Link * Co-first author
  • Barmaki and C. E. Hughes, “Providing Real-time Feedback for Student Teachers in a Virtual Rehearsal Environment,” in Proc. of 17th International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI’15), ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp.531–537, 2015 (Best Grand Challenges Award). Link

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