Department of Color Imaging and Color Image Processing


Research Activities    

  • Estimation of color gamut (reachable colors) of different kind of color reproduction devices.
  • Characterization of color printers for acquiring more accurate colors comparing to original colors
  • Calibration and characterization of color reproduction devices such as display, digital camera, scanner…
  • Estimation of color constancy (the color stability with change of light source) of colored samples in different industries and presenting computational and visual index
  • Color appearance measurement with digital color cameras
  • Compression and reconstruction of spectral data in visible band in order to achieving or data transmission in different industries
  • Color scene transform algorithms in order to using in art, medicine and urban fields etc…
  • Color image processing
  • Exploiting computational intelligence for development of new algorithms in color science such as color matching in textiles, paints andpolymer…
  • Image rendering under different light sources
  • Color design, color harmony and color emotion
  • Color management in digital printing
  • Color matching algorithms

Some of the Current Research Projects    

  • Colorimetric characterization of color printers for acquiring color matched image
  • Calculation of color gamuts of different color reproduction devices
  • Extraction of fundamental (basic) colors from images and color prints
  • Estimation of chromatic adaptation (the color stability with change of light source) of colorful samples in different industries and presenting computational and visual index
  • Presenting color difference formula for different industries
  • Color appearance reproduction
  • Extraction of spectral information from colorimetric information
  • Exploiting computational intelligence for color appearance enhancement and color reproduction
  • Color image processing for measurement and quality control in different industries
  • Color physics education for different industries and disciplines
  • Color management

Some of the Completed Research Projects    

  • Reconstruction of reflectance curves based on tristimulus values using interpolation algorithms
  • Color matching algorithm for surface coatings based on  non-fluorescent pigments

Facilities and Equipment    

  • EYE-One spectrophotometer with spectral reflectance and color coordinates measurement capability and spectral irradiance and luminance measurement (45/0 sampling geometry)
  • Monochorom CCD Thorlabs CCD- DCU224M
  • Thorlabs interference and neutral filters in visible and NIR region
  • Professional digital cameras and lighting instruments
  • Profiling package for printers, monitors, scanners ,…
  • Digital microscopes with 200x and 500x magnification power with the ability of picture taking and film recordingDigital Color Checker SG (X-rite) chart, Spirit paint 1750 catalogue, standard SDC gray samples , RAL K5 classic and RAL D4 Design samples, metallic pantone chips,…
  • Konica Minolta CS2000 spectroradiometer (380-780 nm)
  • EIZO CG243W Wide Gamut Display
  • TES-133 Luminous Flux Meter to measure spectral power distribution of light sources
  • Standard light cabinet with D65,F11,A,UV,C light sources Ocean Optics NIR Quest 256 probe spectrometer (900nm-2500nm)
  • Hunterlab Minisacn 45/0 spectrophotometer with 0.5" and 1" apertures

Faculty Members

No Name Title Email
1 Dr. Keivan Ansari Assistant Professor
2 Dr. Ali Reza Mahmoodi Assistant Professor
3 Dr. Mahdi Safi Assistant Professor