Former PDFs and graduate students

PDFs and Research Associates (RA) Year Current Position
Moslem Sadeghi Goughari 2020-2021 Postdoctoral fellow, University of Waterloo
Xiaodong Zhang 2018-2020 Engineer at Beckhoff
Hassan Askari 2019-2020 Engineer at General Motors
Heng Zhang 2015-2016, 2017-2018 Research Fellow, Beihang University
Mohammad Mashagbeh 2018 Assistant Professor, University of Jordan
Payman Dordizadeh Basirabad (RA) 2017  
Moein Mehrtash (RA) 2013-2014 Assistant Professor, McMaster University


Ph.D. Student Year Thesis Current Position
Parichit Kumar 2019-2022 Development of a Magnetic Levitation System for Additive Manufacturing Processes  
Heba Farag 2018-2022 Eddy Current Probes Design for Defect Detection in Metallic Parts Made by Additive Manufacturing Processes  
Hassan Askari 2014-2019 Towards Intelligent Tire and Self-Powered Sensing Systems Engineer at GM
Yuze Huang  2014-2019 Additive Manufacturing Processes and an Associated Magnetic Focusing Module PDF at UCL
Thamir Al-Dulaimi 2013-2018 Analysis and Design of a Stationary Magnetic Abrasive Finishing System Assistant Professor
Mohammad Mashagbeh 2014-2018 Design, Optimization, and Experimental Characterization of a Novel Magnetically Actuated Finger Micromanipulator Assistant Professor
Xiaodong Zhang 2013-2017 Cooperative Manipulation Using a Magnetically Navigated Microrobot and a Manipulator Engineer at Beckhoff
Ehsan Asadi 2013-2017 Hybrid Electromagnetic Vibration Isolation Systems Engineer at GM
Ahmet Okyay 2012-2016 Mechatronic Design, Dynamics, Controls, and Metrology of Long-Stroke Linear Nano-Positioner Engineer at ASML
Moein Mehrtash 2009-2013 Bilateral Macro-Micro Teleoperation using a Magnetic Actuation System Assistant Professor
Babak Ebrahimi 2006-2009 Development of Hybrid Electromagnetic Dampers for Vehicle Suspension Systems Staff Engineer at J&J
Ehsan Shameli 2004-2008 Design, Implementation, and Control of a Magnetic Levitation Device Engineer at J&J
Caglar Elbuken 2004-2008 Magnetic Levitation of Polymeric Photo-thermal Microgrippers Assistant Professor


Master's Student Year  Thesis Current Position
Curtis Stewart 2023 Implementation of a Modular Magnetic Levitation Planar Motor  
Yashesh Dasari 2022 Deep Learning-Enabled Cerebrovascular Reactivity Processing Software  
Saksham Malik 2022 Hardware Design and Implementation of an Electromagnetic Levitation System in an Additive Manufacturing Environment  
Pooriya Kazemzadeh Heris 2022 Design and Fabrication of a Magnetic Manipulator with Five Degrees of Freedom  
Azeem Singh Kahlon 2021 Magnetic Field Assisted Abrasive Polishing  
Nima Zamani 2017 Fabrication and Model Based Position Estimation of Novel Laser Processed Shape Memory Alloy Actuator with an Embedded Strain Gauge Sensor Director, Smarter Alloys Inc.
Mohammad Mashagbeh 2014 Force Control of a Unilateral Master-Slave System Using a SCARA Robot Arm Assistant Professor, University of Jordan
Roberto Ribeiro  2014 Regenerative and Adaptive Shock Absorber: A Hybrid Design Systems Engineer at Apple
Pratik Patel 2013 Development of Electromagnetic Micro-Energy Harvesting Device Engineer at Ford
Sepideh Afshar 2012 Modeling and Control of a Magnetic Drug Delivery System PDF at Harvard University
Saman Hosseini  2010 Design, Fabrication and Control of a Magnetic Capsule Robot for the Human Esophagus Head of Sales, Siemens
Roozbeh Borjian 2008 Design, Modeling, and Control of an Active Prosthetic Knee Senior Engineer at J&J
David Craig  2006   SNC-Lavalin
Tom Gillespie 2006