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Hamid D. Taghirad


Phone No: +98 21 84062395

Email: taghirad@kntu.ac.ir



       Ph.D.:  Electrical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, 1997.

       M.Sc.: Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, 1993.

       B.Sc.: Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1989.

Research Interest:

  • Autonomous Robotics
  • Surgical Robotics
  • Parallel and Cable Robotics
  • Dynamical Systems Analysis and Control
  • Visual Robotics
  • Industrial Robotics and Automation


Hamid D. Taghirad has received his B.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 1989, his M.Sc. in mechanical engineering in 1993 Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 1997, both from McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He is currently a Professor and the university Vice-Chancellor for global strategies and international affairs, and the Director of the Advanced Robotics and Automated System (ARAS) at K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. He is a senior member of IEEE, the chairman of IEEE control system chapter in Iran section, member of the board of Industrial Control Center of Excellence (ICCE) at K.N. Toosi University of Technology, editor in chief of Mechatronics Magazine, and Editorial board of International Journal of Robotics: Theory and Application, and International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems. His research interest is robust and nonlinear control applied to robotic systems. His publications include five books and more than 200 papers in international journals and conference proceedings.

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Address: Faculty of Electrical Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, 

Seyed-Khandan, Shariati Ave., Tehran, Iran.

Postal Code: 16317-14191

P. O. Box:16315-1355

Tel: +98-21-8846-9084

Fax: +98-21-8846-2066

Email: eehead@kntu.ac.ir