Ali Yoonessi
SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd Street New York, NY 10036


Education

 

McGill University, Doctor of Philosophy in Neuroscience, PhD, 2008

Tehran Medical University, Medical Doctorate, MD, 1997

Peer-Reviewed Publications

 

2009 Yoonessi, A, FAA Kingdom “Dichoptic Difference Thresholds for Uniform Photometric Changes Applied to Natural Scenes?”, Journal of Vision, 9(2):3, 1-12, http://journalofvision.org/9/2/3/, doi:10.1167/9.2.3.

2008 Yoonessi, A., Kingdom, F. A. A. & Gheorghiu, E. Leaning Tower Illusion: Orientation Contrast or Perspective Distortion? Reply to Maniatis. Perception

2008 Yoonessi, A, Kingdom FAA, Alqawlaq S.,“Is Color Patchy?”, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, Vol. 25, Issue 6, pp. 1330-1338

2008 Yoonessi, A. FAA Kingdom,"Comparison of Sensitivity to Color Changes in Natural and Phase-Scrambled Scenes,". J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, 25, 676-684.

2006 Kingdom, F. A. A., Yoonessi, A. & Gheorghiu, E. The Leaning Tower Illusion. Perception

2006 Yoonessi, A. & Kingdom, F. A. A. , Faithful Representation of Colours on a CRT Monitor. Color Research and Applications

2006 Kingdom, F. A. A., Wong, K., Yoonessi, A. & Malkoc, G. Colour Contrast Influences Perceived Depth in Combined Shading and Texture Patterns. Spatial Vision, 19, 147-159.

2005 Yoonessi, A., & Kingdom, F. A. A. Sensitivity to Color and Luminance Transformations in Real Versus Phase-Scrambled Natural Scenes [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 5(8):277, 277a,

2005 Pourshams A, Saadatian-Elahi M, Nouraie M, Malekshah A F, Rakhshani N, Salahi R, Yoonessi , et. al, Golestan Cohort Study of Oesophageal Cancer: Feasibility and First Results. British Journal of Cancer (2005) 92, 176-181

2004 Malekzadeh R, Sotoudeh M, Derakhshan MH, Mikaeli J, Yazdanbod A, Merat S, Yoonessi, et. al, Prevalence of Gastric Precancerous Lesions in Ardabil, a High Incidence Province for Gastric Adenocarcinoma in the Northwest of Iran. Journal of Clinical Pathology 2004;57:37-42.

2003 Sotoudehmanesh, R., & Yoonessi, A. , Diagnosis of Fasciola Hepatica by Endoscopic Ultrasound. Endoscopy, 35 (12), 1088.

2002 Saidi F., Malekzadeh R., Sotoudeh M., Derakhshan M. H., Farahvash M. J., Yazdanbod A., Merat Sh., Mikaeli J., Sotoudehmanesh R., Nasseri-Moghadam S., Majidpour A., Arshi S., Abedi-Ardakani B., Yoonessi , et. al, Endoscopic esophageal cancer survey in the Western Part of the Caspian Littoral, Diseases of the Esophagus 15 (3), 214–218.

Awards

 

2007 Best Visual Illusion of 2007: Kingdom, Yoonessi, Gheorghiu

Clinical Experience

 
  • Jan. 2006 - Oct. 2006: Physician,  Gastroenterology dep., Tehran Medical University

  • 1998-2003: Physician, Gastroenterology dept., Tehran Medical University

  • 1999-2002: Physician, Family Medicine, Hashtroodian Hospital, Iran

  • 1997-1999: Physician, Family Medicine, Imam Hosein Clinic, Iran

Past Research Experience

 
  • 2008-2009: Post Doctoral Research Fellow, McGill Vision Research

  • 2003-2008: PhD student, McGill Vision Research

  • 2000-2003: Chief Information Officer, Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran Medical University

  • 1998-2003: Senior Researcher, Digestive Disease Research Center, Tehran Medical University

  • 2002-2003: Medical Informatics Senior Researcher, Ministry of Health, Medical Informatics & Publications Department, Iran

  • 1995-1996: Software Tutor, Student’s Scientific Research Center, Tehran Medical University, Iran

  • 1990-1996: Programmer, Statistician, Computer Center of Medical Faculty, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Teaching Experience

 
  • 1995-1996: Software Tutor, Student’s Scientific Research Center, Tehran Medical University, Iran

  • 1990-1996: Software Tutor, Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Peer-Reviewed Online Publications

 
  • 2007: Kingdom, F. A. A., Yoonessi, A. & Gheorghiu, E. Leaning Tower Illusion, Scholarpedia, p2669.
    Leaning Tower Illusion

Book

 
  • 2002: XML (in Persian Language), Yoonessi A., Kashef-ol-hagh A., Mehr Publications

Skills

 
  • Languages: English (fluent), French (intermediate), Persian (Native)

  • Computer: Matlab, Visual Basic .Net, C++, SQL server, XML, Access, 3D-Studio, Adobe Photoshop