Mehrdad Boroushaki                                                                                                                 

Associate Professor

Senior Member of the IEEE


Contact Address:

Department of Energy Engineering

Sharif University of Technology

P.O.Box: 14565-114

E-mail:   boroushaki AT


  • Ph.D.   (Mechanical-Energy Engineering)        Sharif University of Technology, 2002

  • M.Sc.  (Mechanical-Energy Engineering)        Sharif University of Technology, 1994

  • B.S.     (Electrical -Electronic Engineering)      Gillan University, 1989


Research Interests:

Current Courses:

Recent Journal Papers:

  1. H. Shamsi, M. Boroushaki, "Performance Evaluation and Optimization of Encapsulated Cascade PCM Thermal Storage", to be published in Journal of Energy Storage, 2017.

  2. E. Alipourtarzanagh, M. Boroushaki, "Dynamic Modeling of Wind Speed and Temperature Using Auto Regressive with eXogenous (NARX)", International Academic Journal of Science and Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 6, pp. 56-73, 2016.

  3. P. Piroozmand, M. Boroushaki, "A Computational Method for Optimal Design of the Multi-Tower Heliostat Field Considering Heliostats Interactions", Energy, Vol. 106, pp. 240-252, 2016.

  4. S. D. Nazemi, M. Boroushaki, "Design, Analysis and Optimization of a Solar Dish/Stirling System", International Journal of Renewable Energy Development (IJRED), Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 33-42, 2016.

  5. M. H. Balaghi, R.Vatankhah, M. Broushaki, "Adaptive Optimal Multi-Critic Based Neuro-Fuzzy Control of MIMO Human Musculoskeletal Arm Model", Neurocomputing, 2015.

  6. M. Sedghi, K. Hanani, M. Boroushaki, "Estimation of Weibull Parameters for Wind Energy Applications in Iran", Wind and Structure, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp.203-221, 2015 

  7. M. S. Ghiasi, N. Arjmand, M. Boroushaki, F. Farahmand, "Investigation of Trunk Muscle Activities during Lifting using A Multi-Objective Optimization-Based Model and Intelligent Optimization Algorithms", Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, June, 2015.

  8. M. Sedghi, M. Boroushaki, K. Hanani, "Modeling changes in wind speed with height in Iran's cities and its impact on the energy production", Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 7, 023132, 2015. 

  9. S. M. Khadem, S. Behzadipour, M. Boroushaki, "Design and Implementation of an Emotional Learning Controller for Force Control of a Robotic Laparoscopic Instrument", Frontiers in Biomedical Technologies, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 168-181, Aug. 2014. 

  10. B. Nasseroleslami, G. R. Vossoughi, M. Boroushaki, M. Parnianpour, "Simulation of Movement In 3-Dimentional Musculoskeletal Human Lumbar Spine Using Directional Encoding-Based Neuro-Controller Spine Using Directional Encoding-Based Neuro-Controllers", Journal of Biomechanical Engineering (ASME), Vol. 136, Sep., 2014.

  11. M. Delkhosh, M. S. Foumani, M. Boroushaki," Geometrical Optimization of Parallel Infinitely Variable Transmission to Decrease Vehicle Fuel Consumption", Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, Vol. 42, pp. 483-501, 2014.

  12. S. Etemadi, R. Vatankhah, A. Alasty, M. Boroushaki, "Leader Connectivity Management and Flocking Velocity Optimization Through Particle Swarm Optimization Method", Scientia Iranica, Vol.19, No. 5, pp.1251-1257, 2012.

  13. A. Taghavipour, M.S. Foumani, M. Boroushaki, "Implementation of an optimal control strategy for a hydraulic hybrid vehicle using CMAC and RBF networks", Scientia Iranica, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 327- 334, 2012.

  14. R. Vatankhah, S. Etemadi, A. Alasty, G. Vossough, M. Boroushaki, "Active Leading Through Obstacles using Ant Colony Optimization", Neurocomputing, Vol. 88, No. 1 pp. 66-67, 2012.

  15. M. J. Shirazi, R. Vatankhah, M. Boroushaki, H. Salarieh, A. Alasty, "Application of Particle Swarm Optimization in Chaos Synchronization in Noisy Environment in Presence of Unknown Parameter Uncertainty", Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp. 742-753, Feb. 2012.

  16. R.  Farhangi, M. Boroushaki, S. H. Hosseini, "Load-Frequency Control of Interconnected Power System using Emotional Learning Based Intelligent Controller", International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 76-83, 2012.

  17. R. Salehi, G. Vossoughi, A. Alasti, M. Boroushaki, "Nonlinear Oxygen Sensor Output Voltage Estimation in a Gasoline Engine Using NARX Model", International Journal of Engine Researches, Vol. 22, pp. 13-20, Spring 2011. 

  18. M. Delkhosh , M. Saadat , M.Boroushaki, M. Ekhtiari, M. Dehghani, "Geometrical Optimization of Half Toroidal CVT using Particle Swarm Optimization", Scientia Iranica, Transaction on Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 1126-1132, 2011.

  19. A. Taherifar, A. Alasty, H. Salarieh, M. Boroushaki, "Path Planning for a Planar Hyper Redundant  Manipulator with Lockable Joints using Particle Swarm Optimization", The Modares Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 11, No.2, pp. 155-171, 2011. (in Farsi)

  20. A. Avami, M. Boroushaki, "Energy Consumption Forecasting in Iran using Recurrent Neural Networks", Energy Sources, Part B, Economics, Planning and policy,  Vol. 6, Issue  4, pp. 339-347, October 2011. 

Recent Conference Papers:

  1. M. Hajhosseinali, S. Behzadpour, M. Boroushaki, "Primary Motor Cortex Involvement  in Wrist Movement: A neural Network Model", 22nd Iranian Conference of Biomedical Engineering ICBME 2015, November 2015, Tehran, Iran

  2.  D. Nazami, M. Boroushaki, "Optimal Design and Analysis of a Solar Dish-Stirling System", 22th-Annual International conference of Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineering (ISME2015), May 12-14, 2015, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.  

  3. K. N. Jamali, A. Avami, M. Boroushaki, "Multi objective optimization of a hybrid solar-biomass power plant using PSO", 22th-Annual International conference of Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineering (ISME2015),May 12-14, 2015, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran (awarded as the best paper).

  4. K. Kiamehr, M. Boroushaki, S. K. Hanani, "Aerodynamic design of a 2 MW wind turbine rotor for the city of Zabol", 21th-Annual International Cnference of Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineering (ISME2014), May 22-24, 2014, Shahid Chamran University, Ahwaz, Iran. 

  5. F. Khazaeli, M. Boroushaki, H. Oraee, "The Optimal Control of Doubly fed Induction Generator in the Presence of Permanent Voltage Unbalance at the Point of Common Coupling", 2nd Iran Wind Energy Conference, April 30, 2014, Tehran, Iran.

  6. K. Khojasteh, M. Boroushaki, Y. Saboohi," Modeling of a Darrieus Vertical Axis Wind Turbine using Momentum Theory", 21th-Annual International conference of Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineering (ISME2014), May 22-24, 2014, Shahid Chamran University , Ahwaz, Iran. 

  7. A. Taherifar, A. Alasty, H. Salarieh, M. Boroushaki, "Path Planning for a Hyper Redundant Manipulator with Lockable Joints Using PSO", Proceeding of the International conference on Robotic and Mechatronics (RSI/ISM-2013), February 13-15, 2013, Tehran, Iran.

  8. M. S. Ghiasi, M. Boroushaki, F. Farahmand, "Implementation of Multi-objective Intelligent Techniques in Modeling of Lumbar Spinal Muscles", 21th-Annual International conference of Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineering (ISME2013), 2013, K. N. Toosi University, May 7-9, 2013, Tehran, Iran.

  9. A. Maroufmashat,F. Seyyedyn, R. Roshandel, M. Boroushaki, "Hydrogen Generation Optimization in a Hybrid Photovoltaic - Electrolizer System with intelligent systems method", Proceedings of the ASME 2012 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability & 10th Fuel Cell Science, July 23-26, 2012, San Diego, CA, USA.

  10. M. R. Dehghani, A.R. Alamdar, F. Farahmand, M. Hoviattalab, M. Boroushaki, "An Emotional Learning Based Intelligent Controller for a MIMO Model of Human Stance in Frontal Plane", The first international workshop of climbing and walking robots and assistive technology CLAWAR, Dec.11 to 2, 2011.

  11. D. Singh, R. Yousefi, M. Broushaki, "Identification of Optimum Parameter of Deep Drawing of a Cylindrical Workpiece using Neural Networks and genetic Algorithm", Proceeding of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 78, pp.211-217, June 2011 .

  12.  H. M. Kashkouli, S. Etemadi, A. Alasty, M. Broushaki, "Flocking Swarm with Non-Holonomic Agents Using Adaptive Critic-based using neuro-fuzzy controller", Proceeding of 3rd International Conference on Computer Modeling and Simulation (ICCMS 2011), January 7-9 , 2011, Mumbai, India.

  13. M.J. Shirazi, R. Vatankhah, M. Boroushaki, H. Salarieh, A. Alasty, "Adaptive Robust Synchronization of Chaotic Systems Using Particle Swarm Optimization Based Controller", Proceeding of 7th international Conference on Electrical Engineering Computer Science and Automation control (CCE 2010), Mexico, Sep. 8-10, 2010.

  14. M. Sadeghipour,  H. Salarieh, M. Boroushaki, A. Alasty, "Minimum Entropy Control of Chaos via Application of Particle Swarm Optimization Method", Proceeding of 3rd international conference on chaos and complex systems CCS2010, Turkey, Istanbul Kultur University, May 21-24, 2010.

  15. M. Khodabaksh, M. Boroushaki, G. Vossough , "Eliminating Undesired Mass/Inertia Effects for Improved Transparency in a Haptic Mechanism using Artificial Neural Networks", Proceeding of IEEE International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS 2010), South Korea, KINTEX, Gyeonggi-do, Oct. 27-30, 2010

  16. M. Sharafi, M. Boroushaki, "Optimization of gas micro turbine cycle using genetic algorithms", 18th-Annual International conference of Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineering (ISME2010), May 11-13, 2010, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran