Mahdi Agheli
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Higgins Laboratories 109
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609
Tel: 508-831-5864 Fax: 508-831-5680
mmaghelih[at]wpi[dot]edu

Education

Ph.D.: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, USA (WPI), Mechanical Engineering, 2013.
Thesis: Analytical Workspace, Kinematics, and Foot Force Based Stability of Hexapod Walking Robots

M.Sc: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran (TMU), Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering, 2009.
Thesis: Calibration of Hexapod Robot (Stewart Platform) as Machine Tool Table

B.Sc: Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran (IUT), Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering, 2006.
Thesis: Design of Flexible Modular Fixtures

Research Interests

  • Stability of Legged Robots
  • Legged Locomotion, Walking, and Running
  • Kinematics, Dynamics, and Control
  • Parallel Mechanisms
  • Robotics and Automation
  • Design and Manufacturing

Publications

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Honors & Awards

  • Best Paper in Theory at the 2012 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, MESA 2012. (PDF)
  • Best Student Paper at the 2013 ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, IDETC/CIE Conferences 2013. (PDF)

Patents

  • M.M. Agheli, Rotary Fixture, Iran Industrial Ownership Office, Declaration No: 38611575, Patent No: 47189, Patent Date: 4/15/2008.
  • M.M. Agheli, Oil Sprayer, Iran Industrial Ownership Office, Declaration No: 38704116, Patent No: 50271, Patent Date: 7/12/2008.
  • M.M. Agheli, A New System of CNC Table Movement, Iran Industrial Ownership Office, Declaration No: 38704117, Patent No: 50272, Patent Date: 7/12/2008.
  • M.M. Agheli, 3-D Optical Measurement System, Iran Industrial Ownership Office, Declaration No: 387061383, Patent No: 52990, Patent Date: 9/21/2008.