Ehsan Esfahani

Assistant Professor

Research Area: Design and Optimization

Contact Information

245 Bell Hall



Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Riverside, 2012 

Research Interests

Artificial Intelligence in Design and Engineering, Interactive CAD interfaces, Brain Computer Interfaces, Human-Machine Interactions, Bipedal Locomotion (Human and Humanoids), Bio-robotics and Mechatronics.

Selected Publications

  • Esfahani, E.T.and Sundararajan V., "Classification of Primitive Shapes Using Brain-Computer Interfaces."Computer-Aided Design,Vol. 44, No.10, Pp.1011-1019, 2012.
  • Esfahani, E.T.and Sundararajan V., "Using Brain-Computer Interfaces to Detect Human Satisfaction in Human-Robot Interaction."International Journal of Humanoid Robotics,Vol. 8, No. 1, Pp. 87-101, 2011.
  • Elahinia, M.H.,Esfahani, E.T., Wang, S., "Control of SMA systems: review of the state of the art." Shape Memory Alloys: Manufacture, Properties and Applications.Ed. by Chen, R.C., Nova Science Publishers, 2011, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-60741-789-7.
  • Esfahani, E.T.and Elahinia, M.H., "Developing an Adaptive Controller for a Shape Memory Alloy Walking Assistive Device."Journal of Vibration and Control,Vol. 16, No. 13, Pp. 1897-1914, 2010.
  • Esfahani, E.T.and Elahinia, M.H., "Stable Walking Pattern for an SMA-Actuated Biped,"IEEE/ASME Transaction on Mechatronics,Vol.12, No.5, Pp.534-541, 2007.
  • Azimi, E., Ghobadi, M.,Esfahani, E.T., Keshmiri, M. and Tehrani A.F., "Three-Dimensional Smooth Trajectory Planning Using Realistic Simulation."Lecture Notes in Computer Science,Vol. 3276 /2005, Ed by D. Nardi et al, Pp. 381-392. Springer-Verlag GmbH