Ehsan Hashemi

Research Assistant Professor
Ehsan Hashemi

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Ehsan Hashemi

Biography summary

My research focuses on estimation and diagnosis in cyber-physical systems, distributed optimization, and predictive control, to improve reliability and performance in automotive systems and robotics.

Research interests

  • Distributed Estimation
  • Fault Tolerance
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Control Theory
  • Multibody Dynamics


  • 2017, Doctorate, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo
  • 2005, Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, AmirKabir University of Technology
  • 2002, Bachelor of Science (BSc), Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology


  • ME 262 - Introduction to Microprocessors and Digital Logic
    • Taught in 2019
  • ME 780 - Special Topics in Mechatronics
    • Taught in 2021

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Selected/recent publications

  • Weng, Jiacheng, Hashemi, Ehsan, and Arami, Arash, Adaptive Reference Inverse Optimal Control for Natural Walking with Musculoskeletal Models, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 2022
  • Pirani, Mohammad and Hashemi, Ehsan and Khajepour, Amir and Fidan, Baris and Litkouhi, Bakhtiar and Chen, Shih-Ken and Sundaram, Shreyas, Cooperative Vehicle Speed Fault Diagnosis and Correction, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2018
  • Askari, Hassan and Hashemi, Ehsan and Khajepour, Amir and Khamesee, Mir Behrad and Wang, Zhong Lin, Towards self-powered sensing using nanogenerators for automotive systems, Nano energy, 2018
  • Hashemi, Ehsan and Pirani, Mohammad and Khajepour, Amir and Fidan, Baris and Kasaiezadeh, Alireza and Chen, Shih-Ken, Opinion Dynamics-Based Vehicle Velocity Estimation and Diagnosis, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 19(7), 2017
  • Ehsan Hashemi, Mohammad Pirani, Amir Khajepour, Alireza Kasaiezadeh, Shih-Ken Chen, and Bakhtiar Litkouhi, Corner-based estimation of tire forces and vehicle velocities robust to road conditions, Control Engineering Practice, 61, 2017, 28 - 40
  • Ehsan Hashemi, Reza Zarringhalam, Amir Khajepour, William Melek, Alireza Kasaiezadeh, and Shih-Ken Chen, Real-time estimation of the road bank and grade angles with unknown input observers, Vehicle System Dynamics, 55(5), 2017, 648 - 667

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