B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran, 1998
Dr. S. Nima Mahmoodi conducts fundamental and applied research in the areas of dynamics, vibrations and control of mechanical systems. His current research is focused on nonlinear dynamics of piezoelectrically-actuated nanomechanical sensors, learning control and automations, multi-agent control systems, energy harvesting using smart materials, and active vibration control of structures with piezoelectric actuators and sensors.
Mahmoodi’s teaching and research is focused on dynamics and control with applications to mechatronics. His research and teaching interests include:
Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems including MEMS
Design and Analysis of Linear and Nonlinear Control Systems
Decentralized Multi-Agent Sensing and Control Systems
Human-Robot Interactions using Mechatronic Systems
Omidi, E., and Mahmoodi, S.N., “Dynamic Sweep-Plow Microcantilever”, U.S. Patent No. 9,761,787, Issued on July 16, 2019.
Zargarani, A., and Mahmoodi, S.N., “Circuit Optimization for Enhancing the Output Power of a Piezoelectric Energy Harvester”, International Journal of Applied Science, 1(2), 6-20 (2018)
Omidi, E., and Mahmoodi, S.N. “Active Vibration Control of Structures Using A Leader-Follower Based Consensus Design”, Journal of Vibration and Control, 24(1), 60-72 (2018)
O’Donnell, J., Zargarani, A., and Mahmoodi, S.N., “Torsional Tip Motion of Double Beam Atomic Force Microscopy”, Proceeding of the 2018 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/IEC), Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (August 26-29, 2018)
Omidi, E., and Mahmoodi, S.N. “Robust Optimal Consensus State Estimator for A Piezoactive Distributed Parameter System”, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 138(9), 091011 (2016)