Mehrzad Namvar

Associate Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

Digital Systems group (Robotics & Control)

Office: 606

Phone: +98-21-6616-5923

Fax: +98-21-6602-3261




Sharif university of technology

Department of electrical engineering

Digital systems group/Robotics


Control systems are ubiquitous


Mehrzad Namvar attended Alborz High School in Tehran and received BSC and MSC in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology (SUT) in 1991 and 1996, respectively. From 1996 to 2001 he attended the Grenoble Institute of Technology (INPG) in France where he received PhD on Control systems in 2001. His PhD thesis entitled Interaction between identification and control, was carried out in Grenoble Automatic Laboratory (LAG).

During 2001-2004 he was a visiting Researcher at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) in Montreal, working on Space robotics and control. During 2004-2006 he was Research associate in the faculty of Engineering and Computer science in Concordia University, offering courses on Control system theory. Since 2005 he has been a faculty member in the Department of Electrical Engineering in Sharif university of Technology. He is recipient of French government fellowship in 1996 and Canadian Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) fellowship in 2001. His research interests span the areas of Robotics, Navigation, Nonlinear and Robust control.