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Description: Description: Description: Saeed_SmallSaeed Behzadipour

Associate professor

Mechanical Engineering Department

Sharif University of Technology

 

Areas of expertise: Medical Robotics, Cable-driven mechanisms,

Kinematics and dynamics of multi-body systems

 

 

 

 

Contacts:

Email: behzadipour(at)sharif.edu

Phone: +98-21-66165542

Address: Sharif University of Technology, Azadi St., Tehran, Iran

 

 

 

Academic Background

Research Interests

Courses

Awards

Pubications

 

 

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Academic Background

-          Associate Professor, since 2013, Mechanical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology

-          Assistant Professor 2005 - 2011, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Alberta, Canada

-          NSERC/CSA Post doctoral fellow, May-July 2005, Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo

-          Ph.D.  May 2005, Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo Canada

-          MSc. August 2000, Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

-          BSc. August 1998, Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

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Research Interests

Medical Robotics

-          Rehab Robotics and Surgical Robotic Systems

Smart Technologies for Neuro-Rehabilitation

-          GAIT analysis and motion indices

-          Gaming technologies and rehab applications

-          Tele-rehab systems

 

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Courses

University of Alberta

  1. Engineering Physics
  2. Dynamics
  3. Dynamics of Machine
  4. Robotics
  5. Linear Control

Sharif University of Technology

  1. Design of Machine Elements I
  2. Design of Machine Elements II
  3. Robotics
  4. Surgery Robotics
  5. Dynamics of Machine*
  6. Seminar (biomechanics and mechatronics)*

 

* these course are being taught in the current semester. Students can find the course materials on cw.sharif.edu

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Awards

1.       Freudenstein/General Motors Young Investigator Award, by ASME Design Engineering Division - Mechanisms and Robotics for a prize winning paper on "Tensionability of an Arbitrary Two-link Mechanism", 2009

2.       NSERC postdoctoral fellowship, 2005-2007

3.       Canadian Space Agency fellowship supplemental to NSERC-PDF, 2005-2007

4.       Meritorious Award for Best Paper Presented in Bar Product Process Technology, 43rd Conference in Mechanical Working and Steel Processing, Charlotte, NC, 2001

5.       Mechanical Engineering Teaching Assistant Excellence Award, University of Waterloo, Fall 2003

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Pubications

 

Patents

P1.   M. Azadi, S. Behzadipour, G. Faulkner, "Variable Stiffness Spring Using Tensegrity Prisms", US provisional patent, 61/352,474

P2.   S. Behzadipour, "A Cartesian Manipulator with Stationary Actuators", US provisional patent, 61/084,583

P3.   Khajepour, S. Behzadipour, R. Dekker and E. Chan "Light Weight Parallel Manipulators Using Active/Passive Cables", US 7,172,385 B2

 

Book Chapter

B1.   Cable-based Robot Manipulators with Translational Degrees of Freedom, S. Behzadipour, A. Khajepour, Industrial Robotics: Theory, Modelling and Control, ARS (Advanced Robotic Systems), 2006, pp. 211-236

 

Refereed Journal Publications

J1. Amir Mobini, Saeed Behzadipour, Mahmud Saadat, “Test–retest reliability of Kinect’s measurements for the evaluation of upper body recovery of stroke patients”, BioMed Eng OnLine DOI 10.1186/s12938-015-0070-0, 2015

J2. Ahmad Mozaffari, Saeed Behzadipour, “Modular Extreme Learning Machine with Linguistic Interpreter and Accelerated Chaotic Distributor for Evaluating the Safety of Robot Maneuvers in Laparoscopic Surgery”, Journal of Neurocomputing, No. 151, pp. 913-932, 2015

J3. Seyed Mohsen Khadem, Saeed Behzadipour, Mehrdad Boroushaki, Farzam Farahmand, Mahdi Tavakoli, “Design and Implementation of an Emotional Learning Controller for Force Control of a Robotic Laparoscopic Instrument”, Frontiers in Biomedical Technologies, 1(3), pp.168-181, 2014

J4. Mojtaba Sharifi, Saeed Behzadipour, Gholamreza Vossoughi, Nonlinear model reference adaptive impedance control for human–robot interactions, Control Engineering Practice, 32(1), pp. 9-27, 2014

J5. Mojtaba Sharifi, Saeed Behzadipour, & G.R. Vossoughi, Model reference adaptive impedance control in Cartesian coordinates for physical human–robot interaction, Advanced Robotics, DOI:10.1080/01691864.2014.933125, 2014

J6. Ahmad Mozaffari, Alireza Fathi, Saeed Behzadipour, An Evolvable Self-organizing Neuro-Fuzzy Multilayerd Classifier With Group Method Data Handling and Grammer-based Bio-inspired Supervisors for Fault Diagnostics of Hydraulic Systems International Journal of Intelligent Computing and Cybernetics, 7(1), pp. 38-78, 2014

J7. Malihe Fakhar, Saeed Behzadipour, Amir Mobinin, Motion Performance Measurement using the Microsoft Kinect Sensor, International Journal of Reliable and Quality E-Healthcare, 2(4), 28-37, 2013

J8. Amir Mobini, Saeed Behzadipour, Mahmud Saadat Foumani, Robotics and Tele-Rehabilitation: Recent Advancements, Future Trends, International Journal of Reliable and Quality E-Healthcare, 2(4), 1-13, 2013

J9. Ahmad Mozaffari, Saeed Behzadipour, Mehdi Kohani, Identifying the tool-tissue force in robotic laparoscopic surgery using neuro-evolutionary fuzzy systems and a synchronous self-learning hyper level supervisor, Applied Soft Computing, DOI: 10.1016/j.asoc.2013.09.023, 2013

J10. Amir Mobini, Saeed Behzadipour, Mahmoud Saadat Foumani, Accuracy of Kinect's skeleton tracking for upper body rehabilitation applications, Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, DOI:10.3109/17483107.2013.805825, 2013

J11. Mostafa Hadavand, Alireza Mirbagheri, Saeed Behzadipour, Farzam Farahmand, A novel remote center of motion mechanism for the force‐reflective master robot of haptic tele‐surgery systems, The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, DOI: 10.1002/rcs.1515, 2013

J12. Mojtaba Azadi, Saeed Behzadipour, Gary Faulkner, Introducing a new semi-active engine mount using force controlled variable stiffness, Vehicle System Dynamics, 51(5), 721-736, 2013

J13. Alireza Mirbagheri, Mina Arab Baniasad, Farzam Farahmand, Saeed Behzadipour, Alireza Ahmadian, Medical Robotics: State-of-the-Art Applications and Research Challenges, International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics (IJHISI), 8(2), 1-14, 2013

J14. M. Kohani, S. Behzadipour, F. Farahmand, Tool-tissue force estimation in laparoscopic surgery using geometric features, Studies in health technology and informatics, Vol. 184, 225-229, 2012

J15. F. Farahmand, HR. Amirnia, S. Sarkar, S. Behzadipour, A. Ahmadian, A. Mirbagheri, An overview of medical robotics in Iran, Réalités industrielles, 2012

J16. A. Mozaffari, A. Fathi, S. Behzadipour, The great salmon run: a novel bio–inspired algorithm for artificial system design and optimization, International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation 4 (5), 286-301, 2012

J17. S. Rezazdeh, S. Behzadipour, Workspace analysis of multibody cable-driven mechanisms, ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2011

J18. M. Azadi, S. Behzadipour, G. Faulkner, Performance analysis of a semi-active mount made by a new variable stiffness spring, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 330, No. 12, pp. 2733-2746, 2011

J19. Alikhani, S. Behzadipour, A. Alasty, S. A. Sadough Vanini, Design of a Large Scale Cable-driven Robot with Translational Motion, Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 357-366, 2011

J20. M. Azadi, S. Behzadipour, G. Faulkner, Variable Stiffness Spring Using Tensegrity Prisms, to appear in ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol. 2, No. 4, 2010

J21. Alikhani, S. Behzadipour, S.A. Sadough Vanini, A. Alasty, Workspace Analysis of a Three DOF Cable-driven Mechanism, ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 041005.1-041005.7, 2009 (0 citation)

J22. M. Azadi, S. Behzadipour, G. Faulkner, Antagonistic variable stiffness elements, Mechanism and Machine Theory, Volume 44, No. 9,  pp. 1746-1758, 2009 

J23. S. Behzadipour, Kinematics and Dynamics of a Self-Stressed Cartesian Cable-Driven Mechanism, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol.131, No.6, 2009

J24. S. Behzadipour and A. Khajepour, Time-optimal trajectory planning in cable-based manipulators, IEEE Transaction on Robotics, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 559 – 563, 2006

J25. S. Behzadipour and A. Khajepour, Stiffness of Cable-based Parallel Manipulators with Application to the Stability Analysis, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 128, No. 1, pp.303-310, 2006

J26. S. Behzadipour and A. Khajepour, Causality in Vector Bondgraphs and its Application to Modeling of Multi-Body Dynamic Systems, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 279-295, 2006

J27. R. Dekker, A. Khajepour, S. Behzadipour, Design and Testing of an Ultra High-Speed Cable Robot, International Journal of Robotics & Automation, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 25-34, 2006

J28. S. Behzadipour and A. Khajepour, A New Cable-based Parallel Manipulator with Three Degrees of Freedom, Journal of Multibody Systems Dynamics, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 371-383, 2005

J29. S. Behzadipour and A. Khajepour, Design of Reduced DOF Cable-based Robots, Journal of Mechanisms and Machine Theory, Vol. 39, No. 10, pp. 1051-1065, 2004

J30. S. Behzadipour and A. Khajepour, J.G. Lenard and J. Biglou, A New Shape Quantification Method for Modeling of Shape Rolling by Neural Networks,  Journal of Material Processing Technology, Vol. 148, No. 3, pp. 353-361, 2004

J31. Khajepour, S. Behzadipour, G. Sabatini and M. Kim, Automatic Gain Optimization of Industrial Controllers, International Journal of Robotics & Automation, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 111-120, 2003

 

Conference Proceedings

C1. A. Taghavi, S. Behzadipour, N. Khalilinasab, H. Zohoor, Workspace Improvement of Two-Link Cable-Driven Mechanisms with Spring Cable, The first conference of Cable-Driven Parallel Robots, 201-213, 2013

C2. H. Dehghani Ashkezari, A. Mirbagheri, F. Farahmand, S. Behzadipour, K. Firoozbakhsh, Real time simulation of grasping procedure of large internal organs during laparoscopic surgery, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Annual International Conference of the IEEE, 924-927, 2012

C3. M. Sharifi, S. Behzadipour, GR. Vossoughi, Model reference adaptive impedance control of rehabilitation robots in operational space, Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), 2012 4th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on, 1698-1703, 2012

C4. F. Alambeigi, S. Behzadipour, G. Vossoughi, F. Farahmand,  Simulation and Control of a Multi- DOF Laparoscopic Tele-Surgery System in Virtual Reality, Proceedings of ICCIA, Shirza, Nov. 2011

C5. S. Aghajani, F. Farahmand, S. Behzadipour, A. Mirbagheri, Design and simulation of an end-effector for a minimally invasive surgery system, Proceedings, of 18th ICBME, Nov. 2011

C6. S.M. Khadem, S. Behzadipour, F. Farahmand, A. Mirbagheri, Design of a robotic grasper for laparascopic surgery tools, Proceedings of 18th ICBME, Tehran, Nov. 2011

C7. H. Jamshidifar, S. Behzadipour, A. Mirbagheri, F. Farahmand, Concept design of a 5-DOF master robot with force feedback for training of laparoscopic surgery, Proceedings of 17th ICBME, Esfehan, Nov. 2010

C8. M. Azadi, Saeed Behzadipour, Simon Guest, A New Variable Stiffness Spring Using a Prestressed Mechanism, Proceeding of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, DETC2010-28496, Montreal QC, August 2010

C9. S. Rezazadeh, S. Behzadipour, Tensionability of an Arbitrary Two-link Multi-body, Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2009-87597, August 2009

C10. M. Azadi, S. Behzadipour, G. Faulkner, A Variable Spring Using a Tensegrity Prism, Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2009-87407, August 2009

C11. Alikhani, S. Behzadipour, F. Ghahremani, A. Alasty, S. A. Sadough Vanini, Modeling, Control and Simulation of a new Large Scale Cable-driven Robot, Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2009-86713, August 2009

C12. S. Behzadipour, A Hybrid Self-stressed Cable-driven Mechanism, Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2008-49658, August 2008

C13. M. Azadi, S. Behzadipour, An application of Parallel Singularity in Variable Stiffness Elements, Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC2008-49414, August 2008

C14. S. Rezazadeh, S. Behzadipour, Impedance Control of Cable-driven Mechanisms, Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC2008-49927, August 2008

C15. S. Rezazadeh, S. Behzadipour, Tensionability Conditions of a Multi-Body System Driven by Cables, International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, pp.1369-1375, Seattle, 2007

C16. M. Azadi, S. Behzadipour, Variable Antagonistic Stiffness Element Using Tensegrity Structure,  International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, pp. 21-28, Seattle, 2007

C17. S. Behzadipour, M. Azadi, Antagonistic Stiffness in Cable-driven Mechanisms, 12th IFToMM World Congress, Besancon (France), 2007

C18. M. Azadi, S. Behzadipor, A Planar Cable-driven Mechanism as a New Variable Stiffness Element, SAE Noise and Vibration Conference, Paper No., 2007-01-2421. A short version was also published in CANCAM 2007

C19. Khajepour, S. Behzadipour, R. Dekker and E. Chan, New Cable-based Ultra high speed robots with reduced degree of freedom, Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Manipulation and Grasping, pp. 410-415, Florance, Italy, 2004.

C20. S. Behzadipour, R. Dekker, A. Khajepour and E. Chan, DELTABOT: A New Cable-Based Ultra High Speed Robot, Proceedings of International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE2003-41470, New York 2003.

C21. S. Behzadipour, R. Dekker and A. Khajepour, Vibration reduction in robots using gain optimization, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, pp. 1283-1288, Montreal, 2002.

C22. S. Behzadipour, J. Lenard, and A. Khajepour, Power Estimation in Shape Rolling Using Neural Networks, Proceedings of 43rd Mechanical Working and Steel Processing Conference, Charlotte, NC, 2001, Vol. 39, pp. 127-138, (winner of the Meritorious Award for best paper in bar product process technology), Reprinted in Iron & Steelmaker, pp. 19-27, October 2002.

C23. Alasti and S. Behzadipour, Dynamic modeling and sensitivity analysis of a pressure regulator, Proceedings of AERO 2000, Vol. 3, pp. 609-621, Tehran, Iran.