Zahra Askari

Zahra completed her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Isfahan, Iran, in 2018 and a research-based M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology, Iran, in 2022. She is now a Ph.D. student in the School of Biomedical Engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC).


  • Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (2023 – Present)
  • MASc, Biomedical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (2020 – 2022)
  • BSc, Biomedical Engineering, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran (2013 – 2018)

Current Projects

  • Development of an optical sports monitoring sensor and method for non-invasive evaluation of muscle metabolic fitness and function in elite athletes.


Clinical Optics and Biophotonics, Translational Research, Imaging, Modeling and Guided Intervention, Psychophysics, Playing violin and Piano, Photography, Digital Art, and Writing.


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