Niloofar Abtahi

Personal Information


2011 - Present

Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering

Shahrood University of Technology
2007 - 2010

Diploma in mathematics and physics

Kooshesh High School

GPA: 19.20 (out of 20)


  • Persian (native)

  • English

  • German (Familiar)

Research Interests

  • Haptics and virtual sensing

  • Robotics arms and rehabilitation robots

  • Surgical robors

  • Medical signal processing

  • Felexible robots and Flexible Joints

  • Processing Control and Industrial Automation


  • "Dynamic Analysis of a hybrid cable-suspended planar manipulators" (accepted in ICRA 2015)

  • "A novel back-drivable upper limb rehabilitation robot" (in review)

  • "Stable trajectory planning of cable-suspended manipulators"(in review)

  • "Multimode wheeled mobile robot with height control on uneven terrain" (in review)


  • Industrial Automation Systems: PLC BASIC (PLC211)

  • Machine Learning Online  Course, Stanford University, Coursera

  • Digital Signal Processing Online Course, EPFL University, Coursera

  • Introduction to Electronics Online Course, Georgia Institute of Technology, Coursera

  • Control of Mobile Robots Online Course, Georgia Institute of Technology, Coursera

Computer Skills

  • Programming: C++, MATLAB, JAVA

  • Mechanical Software: AutoCAD, Solidworks, Catia

  • Electrical Software: Orcad, pspice

Teaching Experience

  • Teacher Assistant in Artificial Intelligence (spring 2015)

  • Teacher Assistant in Dynamics of Machinery (spring 2015)

Work Experience

  • Work as an intern in Borzuye (nouri) petrochemical company in both Instrument and machinery sections for 2 month (about 600 hours)


  • Member of junior Iranian mathematics society in secondary school

  • Accepted in first stage of physics national Olympiad (select 800 out of 40000 students) 2009

  • Accepted in second stage of physics national Olympiad (select 40 out of 800 student from first stage) 2010

  • Member of Iran football national team

  • writing a book about world cinema in Farsi

Additional Information

  • IEEE Student Member

  • Robotics and Automation Society member


Dr. Mahdi Bamdad
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shahrood university of Technology, Shahrood, Iran