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Farbod Khameneifar
B.Sc. (University of Tehran), M.A.Sc. (Simon Fraser University), Ph.D. (University of British Columbia)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests

Professor Khameneifar conducts research in advanced manufacturing. His research interests lie in the following areas:

  • Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), Digital Manufacturing
  • 3D Metrology, Computational Metrology
  • 3D Scanning, Point Cloud Data Processing
  • Additive Manufacturing, 3D Printing
  • Computational Geometry in Design and Manufacturing
  • Machine Learning, Data Fusion
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 1702 Advanced manufacturing
  • 2107 Modelling, simulation and finite element methods
  • 2108 Aerospace, aeronautical and automotive engineering
  • 2109 Mechanical systems and instrumentation
  • 2603 Computer vision
  • 2713 Algorithms
  • 2605 Pattern analysis and machine intelligence


Recent publications
Journal article
Khameneifar, F. & Ghorbani, H. (2018). On the curvature estimation for noisy point cloud data via local quadric surface fitting. Computer-Aided Design and Applications, 16(1), 140-149. Retrieved from
Journal article
Khameneifar, F. & Feng, H.-Y. (2017). Establishing a balanced neighborhood of discrete points for local quadric surface fitting. Computer-Aided Design, 84, 25-38. Retrieved from
Journal article
Khameneifar, F. & Feng, H.-Y. (2017). Extracting sectional contours from scanned point clouds via adaptive surface projection. International Journal of Production Research, 55(15), 4466-4480. Retrieved from
Conference paper
Khameneifar, F. & Feng, H.-Y. (2017). Section-specific inspection of free-form surfaces via optical 3D scanning. Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Virtual Machining Process Technology (VMPT 2017), Montréal, Québec.