Reza RazavianI'm a postdoc at the University of Waterloo. I like to know how humans move and interact with their environment. 
My PhD research involved developing mathematical models for the human motor control system (More details on my project page.)


Methods Applications
Dynamical systems modelling Bio-mechatronic systems
Control and optimal control Human motor control
Model-based design and control Neural prostheses
Signal processing Sports engineering



  • Ballance controller for forward-dynamics human gait simulations

Balance controller

  • Lightweight exoskeleton for Parkinsonian patients

  • EMG-driven musculoskeletal simulations using high-density EMG

PhDmotor control model

  • Neuromuscular modeling of human movement
  • Real-time control of musculoskeletal system
  • Central Pattern Generator and nervous systems modeling
  • Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) control mechanism

HIL setupMasters

  • Hardware in the loop (HIL) testing of HEV controllers.
  • Developed real-time battery cycler
  • power management control of a series HEV


  • 3D modeling of normal gait in Simulink
  • 3D modeling of paraplegic gait (with Reciprocating Gait Orthosis) in Simulink

More info

List of my publications on this website.
University of Waterloo
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