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Current Team

 Graduate students

Master students Starting date
Mitchell Terpstra Sep 2017
Hamid Tahir Sep 2017
David Dombroski May 2017
Adam Sanderson Jan 2017
Rhyse Maryniuk Sep 2015
Mohammad Sharif Siddiqui Sep 2015
PhD students Starting date
Reza Hajilo Sep 2017
Mehdi Abroshan May 2017
Shamim Mashrouteh Sep 2017
Gary Zhang Sep 2016
Halit Zengin Sep 2015
Ronghuai Qi Sep 2015
Hassan Askari Sep 2014
Adrian Wong Sep 2014
Chen Tang Sep 2014
Mohammad H. Farshidianfar Sep 2014
Hamed Jamshidianfar Sep 2014
Yangtao Li Jan 2014
Mansour Ataei May 2013
Ehsan Asadi Jan 2013
Reza Zarringhalam Jan 2012
Name Position/location Starting date
Visiting professors, postdoctoral fellows, and research associates
Asal Nahidi Post-doctoral Fellow Oct 2017
Mohammad Pirani Post-doctoral Fellow Oct 2017
Ehsan Hashemi Post-doctoral Fellow May 2017
Yechen Qin Visiting Scholar, Beijing Institute of Technology Jun 2017
Xiaolin Tang Visiting Professor Aug 2017
Hongliang Wang Visiting Scholar, Nanjing University of Science and Technology Nov 2016
Kegang Zhao Visiting Scholar, South China University of Technology Nov 2016
Laaleh Durali Post-doctoral Fellow Oct 2016
Mitch Rushton Research Associate Oct 2016
Huang Yanjun Post-doctoral Fellow

Sep 2016

Amir Soltani Post-doctoral Fellow Oct 2015
Jeremy Reddekopp Technician Nov 2015
Hong Wang Post-doctoral Fellow Oct 2015
Alireza Pazooki Post-doctoral fellow Sep 2013
Jeff Graansma Technician Sep 2012
Name Position/location Starting date
Visiting students, exchange, and co-op students
Zhenfeng Wang Visiting PhD Student, Beijing Institute of Technology Oct 2017
Tong Yi Visiting PhD Student, University of Science & Technology, Beijing Oct 2017
Ren Yue Visiting PhD Student, Chongqing University Feb 2017

Alumni

Master's students Study term Thesis
Graduate student alumni
Allison Waters Sep 2015 - Sep 2017 A Novel Universal Corner Module for Urban Electric Vehicles: Design, Prototype, and Experiment
Connor Fry Sykora Sep 2015 - Sep 2017  
Amin Rajaie Jan 2015 - Sep 2016  
Matthew Chermesnok Sep 2014 - Sep 2016  
Mitch Rushton May 2014 - Sep 2016  
Reza Atashrazm Jan 2014 - Sep 2015 Topology Based Optimization of Suspension and Steering Mechanisms of Automobiles (PDF)
Arshad Harooni Sep 2013 - Sep 2016  
Rogelio Hernandez Aguirre May 2013 - Sep 2015  
Azadeh Zandieh May 2013 - Dec 2014 Dynamics of a Three-Wheel Vehicle with Tadpole Design (PDF)
Hasan Toplar May 2013 - Dec 2014 Experimental Analysis of Smart Tires (PDF)
Harry Zheng May 2013 - Sep 2014 Design Study of a Three-Wheeled Urban Electric Vehicle (PDF)
Mohommad Farshidianfar Sep 2012 - Sep 2014 Control of Microstructure in Laser Additive Manufacturing (PDF)
Michael Karl Binder Sep 2012 - Sep 2014 Coordinated Control of Ground Vehicle Vertical Dynamics via Control Allocation (PDF)
Suk Jin Kim Sep 2012 - Sep 2014 Localized-Based Control Algorithm for Passenger Ride Comfort (PDF)
Roberto Ribeiro Sep 2012 - May 2014 Regenerative and Adaptive Shock Absorber: A Hybrid Design (PDF)
Peyman Karimi Jan 2012 - May 2014 Interconnected Air Suspensions with Independent Height and Stiffness Tuning (PDF)
Andy Wong May 2011 - May 2014 Integrated Vehicle Stability and Power Management Controls for Electric Vehicles (PDF)
Khanh Nguyen Jan 2012 - May 2014 Model Reduction For Vehicle Systems Modelling (PDF)
Ankur Agrawal Sep 2011 - Sep 2013 Performance Improvements of Automotive Suspension Systems using Inerters and an Adaptive Controller (PDF)
Jonathan Spike Sep 2010 - Sep 2013  Adaptive Tire Model for Dynamic Tire Road Friction Force Estimation (PDF)
Abtin Athari Sep 2010 - May 2013 Driver Command Interpreter for Electric Vehicles: Development and Experiments (PDF)
Edward Yam Sep 2010 - Jan 2013 Topology-Based Vehicle Systems Modelling (PDF)
Mohommad Basiri Sep 2010 - Dec 2012 Development of a Hardware-In-The-Loop Platform For Hybrid And Electric Vehicles (PDF)
Adrian Wang May 20016 - Dec 2012 Novel Semi-Active Suspension with Tunable Stiffness and Damping Characteristics
Sepideh Afshar Sep 2010 - Sep 2012  
Nan Sun May 2010 - April 2012 Development of a New High Speed Cable-Based Planar Parallel Manipulator (PDF)
Bonnie Yue Sep 2009 - Sep 2001 A Hardware-in-the-Loop Test Platform for Planetary Rovers (PDF)
Mohsen Azimi Sep 2007 - sep 2009 Design, Prototyping, and Testing of an In-Wheel Suspension System (PDF)
Akram Abdel-Rahman Sep 2007 - Sep 2009 Pulsed Active Steering HIL Experiment (PDF)
Omid Aminfar Sep 2006 - Sep 2008  
Sohrab Haghighat Jan 2006 - Sep 2006 Design and Analysis of a MEMS Fabry-Perot Pressure Sensor
Ramesh Periasmary Jan 2005 - Jan 2008 Shape Control of Composite Structures with Optimally Placed Piezoelectric Patches (PDF)
Nasim Paryab May 2005 - May 2006  
Matthew Asselin Sep 2004 - May 2006  
Chris Urbaniak May 2004 - May 2006 Conceptualisation and Analysis of an Automotive Shock Absorber with Integrated Hydraulic Mount (PDF)
Orang Vahid-Araghi Sep 2003 - Sep 2005 Vehicle Body Mount Optimization and Engine Inertia Identification From FRF-based Substructuring (PDF)
Imran Yousaf Sep 2002 - Sep 2005  
Sina Valadkhan Jan 2003 - Sep 2004  
Byeongcho Lee Sep 2002 - Feb 2005 Vehicle Stability through Integrated Active Steering and Differential Braking (PDF)
Brian Fan Sep 2005 - Sep 2007  
Homeyra Pourmohommadali Jan 2005 - May 2007 Multiple-User Intelligent Feeding Robot for Elderly and Disabled (PDF)
Edmon Chan Sep 2003 - Sep 2005 Design and Implementation of a High Speed Cable-Based Planar Parallel Mechanism (PDF)
Hang Tran Sep 2003 - Sep 2004 Development of a PC-Based Object-Oriented Real-Time Robotics Controller (PDF)
Majid Khadem Sameni Sep 2002 - Sep 2004  
Chris Kuo Sep 2002 - Sep 2005 Sports Utility Vehicle Rollover Control with Pulsed Active Steering Control Strategy (PDF)
Reza Madjlesi Sep 2001 - Sep 2003 A New Approach in Modeling and Optimization of Engine Mounting System (PDF)
Robert Dekker Sep 2001 - Sep 2003  
Xiaohui Wang Sep 2001 - Sep 2003  
Sara Behjat Sep 2001 - Sep 2003  
Adrien Wolff Sep 2001 - Jun 2003  
Omier Ansari Sep 2001 - Jun 2003  
Michael Kim Sep 2001 - Jun 2003 Dynamic Simulation for Multi-Body System Linking Matlab (PDF)
Gang Liang Sep 2000 - Sep 2002  
Dong Yan Sep 2002 - Jun 2007  
Saeed Behzadipour Sep 2000 - May 2002  
Sang Joon Park Sep 2000 - May 2002  
Quan Ji Sep 2000 - Sep 2002  
Tong Qu Sep 1999 - Sep 2001 Finite Element Modelling and Stability Analysis of Chatter in End Milling Machine Tools (PDF)
Arash Narimani Sep 1999 - Sep 2001  
Christian Pop Sep 1998 - Sep 2000  
Aaron A. Geisberger Sep 1998 - Sep 2000 Hydraulic Engine Mount Modeling, Parameter Identification and Experimental Validation (PDF)
Gabrielle Sabatini Sep 1998 - Sep 2000  
Joel Dunlop Sep 1998 - Sep 2000 Automated Dynamic Analysis and Simulation of Planar Mechanical Systems, With Applications to Flexible Belt Drive Gantry Robots (PDF)
Trevor C. Haskett Sep 1997 - Sep 1999  
Hamid Dehestani Sep 1997 - Sep 1999  
PhD students Study term Thesis
Asal Nahidi Sep 2013 - Sep 2017  
Yadollah Rasekhipour May 2013 - Sep 2017  
Mohammad Pirani Sep 2014 - Sep 2017 Reliable Vehicle State and Parameter Estimation
Ehsan Hashemi Jan 2013 - May 2017 Full Vehicle State Estimation Using a Holistic Corner-based Approach
Sepideh Afshar Sep 2012 - Dec 2016  
Milad Khazraee Sep 2012 - Sep 2016  
Huang Yanjun Sep 2012 - Sep 2016  
Milad Jalali May 2012 - Sep 2016  
Sohiel M. Fard May 2012 - Sep 2016  
Saeid Khosravani Jan 2012 - Sep 2016  
Jennifer Bastiaan Sep 2011 - Sep 2015 Design of a Smart Tire Sensor System (PDF)
Laaleh Durali Sep 2011 - Sep 2015 A New Self-Contained Electro-Hydraulic Brake System (PDF)
Ayyoub Rezaeeian Jan 2011 - Jan 2015 Development of an Integrated Estimation Method for Vehicle States, Parameters and Tire Forces (PDF)
Mehrdad Iravani Sep 2006 - Sep 2015 Laser Direct Deposition of Metal Matrix Diamond Composite
Sergio Torres Mendez Sep 2010 - Oct 2014 Low Mobility Cable Robot with Application to Robotic Warehousing (PDF)
Alex Shum Sep 2009 - May 2014 Optimal Direction-Dependent Path Planning for Autonomous Vehicles (PDF)
Masoud Ansari Sep 2008 - Sep 2013 Optimal Vibration Control in Structures using Level set Technique (PDF)
Neda Darvandi May 2008 - May 2013 Optimal Active Control of Flexible Structures Applying Piezoelectric Actuators (PDF)
Ali Emamian Sep 2007 - Sep 2011 In-Situ TiC-Fe Deposition on Mild Steel Using a Laser Cladding Process (PDF)
Alireza Kasaiezadeh Sep 2007 - Jun 2012  
Mohamad Pournazari Sep 2008 - April 2012  
Amir Fazeli Sep 2007 - Sep 2011 Development of a Novel Air Hybrid Engine (PDF)
Brian Fan Sep 2007 - Sep 2011 Multidisciplinary Optimization of Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Component Sizing and Power Management Logic (PDF)
Hossein Ahari May 2007 - Sep 2011 Optimization of Laminated Dies Manufacturing
Jaho Seo May 2007 - Sep 2011  
Jian Jun Zhu Sep 2007 - Sep 2011 Study of Vehicle Dynamics with Planar Suspension Systems (PSS) (PDF)
Morvaid Karimi Jan 2007 - Sep 2011  
Vahid Fallah Sep 2007 - Sep 2011 Solidification in laser powder deposition of Ti-Nb alloys (PDF)
Zhihong Yin Oct 2008 - Oct 2010  
Mohamad Shavezipur Sep 2004 - May 2008  
Hossein Ahari May 2007 - Sep 2011 Optimization of Laminated Dies Manufacturing (PDF)
Sina Valadkhan Sep 2004 - Sep 2011 Nano Positioning Control Using Magnetostrictive Actuators (PDF)
Nasser Lashgarian Azad Sep 2003 - Dec 2006 Dynamic Modelling and Stability Controller Development for Articulated Steer Vehicles (PDF)
Saeed Behzadipour May 2002 - May 2005 Ultra-High-Speed Cable-Based Robots (PDF)
Dong Yan Sep 2002 - Jun 2007 Mechanically Tunable RF/Microwave Filters: from a MEMS Perspective
Mehrnaz Motiee May 2003 - Sep 2008 Development of a Novel Multi-disciplinary Design Optimization Scheme for Micro Compliant Devices
Ehsan Toyserkani Sep 1999 - May 2003  
Hamidreza Karbasi May 1999 - Feb 2003 Uni-Drive Modular Robotics (PDF)
Name Position/Location Dates
Visiting professor, postdoctoral fellow, and research associate alumni
Jianfeng Li Visiting Scholar, North Vehicle Research institute

Sep 2016 - May 2017

Ling He Visiting Scholar, Guizhou University Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
Saeid Khosravani Post-doctoral Fellow Sep 2016 - May 2017
Iman Fadakar Post-doctoral Fellow Jan 2016 - Aug 2017
Milad Jalali Postdoctoral Fellow Sep 2016 - Feb 2017
Soheil M. Fard Postdoctoral Fellow Sep 2016 - Jan 2017
Avesta Goodarzi Research Associate Sep 2011 - Dec 2016
Meldoy Liao Postdoctoral Fellow Sep 2015 - Sep 2016
Chun Jin Visiting Professor, University of Sienese and Technology Beijing , China Oct 2015 - Aug 2016
Laaleh Durali Post-doctoral Fellow Sep 2015 - Feb 2016
Ting Xu Visiting Scholar, Jilin University, China Sep 2015 - Sep 2016
Haitao Ding Visiting Professor, Jilin University, China June 2015 - Aug 2016
Lei Fei Visiting Professor, Hunan University, China Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
Jin Zhilin Visiting Professor, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China Nov 2014 - Nov 2015
Gan Nianfei Visiting Professor, Hunan University, China Sep 2014 - Sep 2015
Wang Yi Visiting Scholar, Hunan University, China Sep 2014 - Nov 2015
Zhang Baozhen Visiting Scholar, Hunan University, China Sep 2014 - Sep 2015
Zhang Buyang Visiting Scholar, Jilin University, China Sep 2014 - Sep 2016
Han Zuoyue Visiting Scholar, Jilin University, China Sep 2014 - Sep 2015
Hamidreza Alemohammad Research Associate Jul 2014 - Dec 2015
Ji Peng Visiting Scholar, Hebei University of Engineering, China Jun 2014 - Jun 2015
Mansour Ansari Post-doctoral Fellow Jun 2012 - April 2015
Alireza Kasaiezadeh Research Professor Jun 2012 - April 2015
Kevin Cochran Lab Director Sep 2011 - Oct 2015
Jie Ji Visiting Scholar, Southwest University, China Jan 2014 - Dec 2014
Adrian Wong Research Associate May 2012 - Sep 2014
Mitch Rushton Research Associate Jul 2013 - May 2014
Huan Liu Post-doctoral Fellow Feb 2013 - Jun 2014
Dhanaraja Kasinathan Post-doctoral Fellow Jan 2013 - Jun 2014
Azam Javed Research Associate May 2013 - Dec 2013
Yaping Wang Visiting Professor Aug 2012 - Sep 2013
Tianjun (Adam) Zhu Postdoctoral Fellow Feb 2012 - Sep 2013
Bin Li Postdoctoral Fellow Jan 2011 - Sep 2013
Run Xie Visiting PhD, Nanjing University Dec 2012 - Jun 2013
Ivanna Ramnath Research Associate Feb 2013 - May 2013
Khodabakhsh Saeedi Postdoctoral Fellow May 2012 - Jan 2013
Joan Ang Research Associate May 2012 - Sep 2014
Mohamad Saber Fallah Postdoctoral Fellow May 2010 - Nov 2012
Navid Milani Research Associate Jan 2012 - Oct 2012
Joan Ang Research Associate Sep 2012 - Dec 2012
Adrian Neill Technician Mar 2012 - Sep 2012
Gaurav Pokharel Research Associate Jun 2012 - Sep 2012
Masoud Alimardani Postdoctoral Fellow May 2009 - May 2012
Jaho Seo Postdoctoral Fellow Sep 2011 - Dec 2011
Peter Won Postdoctoral Fellow Jun 2010 - Dec 2011
Babak Ebrahimi Postdoctoral Fellow May 2009 - Nov 2011
Dongpu Cao Postdoctoral Fellow May 2008 - May 2011
Pezhman Hassanpour Post-doctoral Fellow Oct 2008 - Sep 2011
Saleh Tabandeh Post-doctoral Fellow Feb 2010 - May 2011
Orang Vahid Post-doctoral Fellow May 2009 - Mar 2011
Jeff McIsaac Research Associate Jan 2009 - Jan 2011
Mohsen Azimi Research Associate Sep 2009 - Jun 2010
Meysar Zeinali Post-doctoral Fellow Feb 2008 - Jul 2010
Mohamad Shavezipur Post-doctoral Fellow May 2008 - Dec 2009
Omid Aminfar Research Associate Sep 2008 - Sep 2009
Mohamad Hashemi Visiting Professor Sep 2007 - Sep 2008
Mansour Ghomshei Visiting Scholar Jun 1999 - Jun 2000
Mahmud Saadat Visiting Scholar Dec 2000 - Dec 2001
Sina Valadkhan Post-doctoral Fellow May 2007 - May 2008
Michael Wybenga Research Associate Oct 2006 - Nov 2007
Nasser Lashkarian Post-doctoral Fellow Jan 2007 - Dec 2008
Christ Paul Post-doctoral Fellow Feb 2006 - Mar 2008
Mahir Hassan Post-doctoral Fellow Nov 2005 - Sep 2009
Alireza Fathi Visiting Scholar Jun 2005 - Jun 2006
Edmon Chan Research Associate Oct 2005 - Jan 2007
Gao Guoqin Visiting Scholar Apr 2006 - Apr 2007
Houkun Guo Visiting Scholar Sep 2004 - Jan 2005
Ali Alavinasab Visiting Scholar Sep 2004 - Aug 2005
Ehsan Toyserkani Post-doctoral Fellow Sep 2004 - May 2005
Yuping He Post-doctoral Fellow Jan 2003 - Jan 2004
Guang Li Post-doctoral Fellow May 1999 - May 2000
Name Position Dates
Visiting students, exchange, and co-op student alumni
Xu Tao Visiting PhD Student Sep 2017 - Sep 2018
Korstiaan Ruissen Exchange student, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands Sep 2017 - Nov 2017
Lucy Gong

Co-op Student

Sep 2017 - Dec 2017
Robert Rowland Co-op Student Sep 2017 - Dec 2017
Kaimin Liu Visiting student, Hunan University Oct 2016 - Nov 2017
Zhenhe Li Visiting student, Northeastern University Oct 2016 - Oct 2017
Liu Wei Visiting student, Beijing Institute of Technology Sep 2016 - Oct 2017
Sam Dugan Intern Jul 2016 - Sep 2017
Rogier de Rijk Exchange student, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands Jul 2016 - Sep 2017
David Freshen Exchange student, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands Jul 2016 - Sep 2017
Fengqian Dou Visiting student, University of Science & Technology, Beijing Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
Sami Amer Kilani Co-op Student (Alumni) May 2017 - Aug 2017
Kalen Saldanha Co-op Student (Alumni)

May 2017 - Aug 2017

Dhruvang Pankaj Kushalkar Co-op Student (Alumni) May 2017 - Aug 2017
Sudharsen A. Venkatesan Co-op Student Jan 2017 - Apr 2017
Daxil Chhatralia Co-op Student Jan 2017 - Apr 2017
Juan Zapata Co-op Student Oct 2016 - Jan 2017
Kalen C. Saldana Co-op Student Sep 2016 - Jan 2017
Harseerat Khaira Co-op Student May 2016 - Sep 2016
Solomon Richard Co-op student May 2016 - Sep 2016
Mustafa Shahbaz Co-op student May 2016 - Sep 2016
Collin Jarvis Co-op student Jan 2016 - May 2016
Gabriel Potter Co-op student May 2015 - Sep 2015
Xinran (Cindy) Wang Co-op student Feb 2015 - May 2015
Aaron Reid Co-op student Feb 2015 - May 2015
Maikel Bergmans Exchange student, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands Nov 2014 - Feb 2015
Max van Helmond Exchange student, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands Sep 2014 - Dec 2014
Amin Rajaie Co-op student Fall 2014
Amir Soltani Visiting PhD student Jul 2013 - Oct 2014
Peter Hobo Exchange student, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands Winter 2014
Bas van Duifhuizen Exchange student, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands Winter 2014
Dhruv Sharma Co-op student Winter 2014
Ivan Beentjes Co-op student Winter 2014
Roman Gottschalk Exchange Student, University of Technology in Hamburg Jan 2014 - May 2014
Bruno Abdias Campos Exchange Student, Brazil Sep 2013 - Dec 2013
Jonathan Nivet Co-op student Spring 2013
Jay Woo Co-op student Spring 2013
Javier Rivera Garc'Â’a Exchange Student, Mexico Jun 2013 - Sep 2013
Erik Roebroek Exchange Student, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands Dec 2012 - Apr 2013
Kenneth Geertsema Co-op Student Winter 2013
Kenan Habib Co-op Student Winter 2013
John Chen Co-op Student Fall 2012
George Tzoganakis Co-op Student Fall 2012
Xiang Fang Co-op Student Winter 2012
Mitchell Rushton Co-op Student Spring 2012