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ARAS Robotics Research: Parallel and Cable Robotics Surgical Robotics

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Prof. Hamid D. Taghirad

Professor, Advanced Robotics and Automated Systems (ARAS), K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

September 26, 2017 16:00 - 17:00

Mackenzie Building Room 3124, Carleton University

Paid parking available on campus


ARAS Research group established in 1997 and is proud of its 20+ years of brilliant contributions to the advancement of academic education and research in the field of robotics. We are currently conducting research in four different themes. Parallel and Cable Robotics, Surgical Robtocis, Autonomous Robotics, and Dynamical Systems Analysis and Control. In this talk, the recent research outcomes of the first two research themes are presented.


Hamid D. Taghirad has received his B.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 1989, is M.Sc. in mechanical engineering in 1993, and his PhD in electrical engineering in 1997, both from McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

He is currently Prof. and the Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, and the Director of the Advanced Robotics an Automated System (ARAS) lab 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 Centre of Excellence (ICCE) at K.N. Toosi University of Technology, editor-in-chief of Mechatronics Magazine, and editorial board member of the International Journal of Robotics: Theory and Application, and the International Journal of Advanced Robotics Systems. His research interest is robust and nonlinear control applied to robotics systems.

His publications include five books including Parallel Robots: Mechanics and Control, and more than 200 papers in international journals and conference proceedings.

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