Copyright © 2016, A. Selk Ghafari

Last Update 23 June, 2016

School of Science and Engineering

Sharif University of Technology International Campus

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers:

1. A. Taherifar, A. Selk Ghafari, G.R. Vossoughi, Effect of target impedance selection on the lower extremity assistive exoskeleton performance, International Journal of Engineering, Vol. 29, No. 6, June 2016, pp. 843-851.

2. A. Zabihollah, S. Momeni, A. Selk Ghafari, Experimental works on the effects of nano-articles on improvement of dynamic response of non-uniform thickness laminated beam, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 30, Issue 1, January 2016, pp 121-125.

3. O. Kalantari, A. Selk Ghafari,Development of a soft actuated upper extremity exoskeleton employing series elastic actuator for post stroke rehabilitation, International Journal of Mechatronics, Electrical and Computer Technology, Vol. 5, No. 16, 2015: 2305-2312.

4. Z. Jahanbin, A. Selk Ghafari, E. Ebrahimi, A. Meghdari, Multi-body simulation of a flapping wing robot using an efficient dynamical model, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Springer, Accepted 26 March, 2015:1-17.

5. Z. Jahanbin, A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, E. Ebrahimi, A bond graph approach to dynamic analysis of flapping robot, Under Review in the International Journal of Engineering.

6. R. Jalil Mozhdehi, A. Selk Ghafari, Amir. A.A. Khayyat, Design of electrostatic actuators for suppressing vertical disturbance of CMOS-MEMS capacitive force sensors in bio applications, Journal of Mechanics and Industry, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2015.

7. Z. Jahanbin, A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, E. Ebrahimi, Dynamic analysis of a flapping robot employing bond graph approach, Accepted to be Published in Journal of Mechanical Engineering Tabriz University, November 23, 2014 (in Persian).

8. R. Jalil Mozhdehi, A. Selk Ghafari, Optimal PID control of a nano-Newton CMOS MEMS capacitive force sensor for biomedical applications, Mechanics and Industry, Vol. 15, No.2, 2014, pp. 139-145.

9. R. Jalil Mozhdehi, A. Selk Ghafari, Sensitivity analysis of nano-Newton CMOS MEMS capacitance force sensor for biomedical applications, International Journal of Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering (IJMECH), Vol. 3, No. 1, Feb. 2014.

10. A. Zabihollah, M.H. Pol, A. Selk Ghafari, S. Momeni, Dynamic response of laminated hybrid composite beams reinforced with high weight fraction of nano-particles, Journal of Modares Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 13, No.11, 2014, pp.150-153 (in Persian).

11. R. JalilMozhdehi, A. Selk Ghafari, A. Zabihollah, A. Meghdari, Active vibration control of a CMOS-MEMS Nano-Newton capacitive force sensor for bio application using PZT, Journal of Advanced Materials Research, 628, 2013: 317-323.

12. M. Kolbady Nejad, A. Selk Ghafari, A. Zabihollah, Fault detection in a cracked pipline embedded with piezoelectric sensors/actuators employing bond graph approach, Journal of Advanced Materials and Research, 476-478, 2012: 1015-1019.

13. A. Selk Ghafari, S. Zahiri, Dynamic analysis of human ear during sound transmission, Journal of Advanced Materials and Research, 472-475, 2012: 1215-1219.

14. S. Safavi, A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, Efficient design of a torque actuator for lower extremity exoskeleton based on muscle function analysis, Journal of Advanced Materials and Research, 328-330, 2011: 1041-1044.

15. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Biomechanical analysis for the study of muscle contributions to support during load carrying. Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 2010, 224(6): 1287-1298.

16. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Muscle-driven dynamics simulation for the study of differences in muscle function during stair ascent and descent. Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 2009, 223(7): 863-874.

17. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Feedback control of the neuro-musculoskeletal system in forward dynamics simulation of stair locomotion. Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 2009, 223(6): 663-675.

18. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Forward dynamics simulation of human walking employing an iterative feedback tuning approach. Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, 2009, 223(3): 289-297.

19. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Estimation of the human lower extremity musculoskeletal conditions during backpack load carrying. Journal of Scientia Iranica, 2009, 16(5): 451-462.

20. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Lower-limb exoskeleton system for paraplegic motion assist: mathematical model for the dynamic simulation. Submitted to the Amirkabir Journal of Science and Technology, September 2007.

21. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Development of a virtual interactive framework for biomechanical and rehabilitation analysis. Submitted to the International Journal of Engineering, May 2008.

22. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Dynamic and uncertainty analysis of an exoskeletal robot to assist paraplegics motion. Iranian Journal of Mechanical Engineers, Transaction of the ISME, 2008, 9(2): 5-25.

23. A. Selk Ghafari, M. Behzad. Investigation of the micro-step control positioning system performance affected by random input signals. Journal of Mechatronics 2005, 15(10): 175-1189.

 

International Conference Papers:

1. A. Selk Ghafari, Majid Pourebrahim, Mahshid Pourebrahim, Designing a LQR controller for an electro-hydraulic-actuated-clutch model, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Control Science and Systems Engineering (CCSSE 2016), Singapour, July 27-29, 2016.

2. A. Selk Ghafari, M.M. Delavari, Developing a fault detection framework using dynamic analysis of one-stage gearbox system, 3rd International Conference on Research in Science and Technology, 9 July 2016, Berlin, Germany.

3. A. Selk Ghafari, M.M. Delavari, Dynamic analysis of a one-stage gearbox system employing bond graph approach, 3rd International Conference on Science and Engineering, 2 June 2016, Istanbul, Turkey.

4. A. Taherifar, G.R. Vossoughi, A. Selk Ghafari, M. Jokar, A fast kinematic based control method for lower limb power augmentation exoskeleton, International Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (ICRoM), pp. 678-683, 2014.

5. O. Kalantari, A. Selk Ghafari, S. Zoveidanian,Bond graph modeling of a microfluidics system using pulsatile pressure as a analytical tool, The 22nd Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2014, 22-24 April, 2014, Ahvaz, Iran.

6. S. Momeni, A. Zabihollah, A. Selk Ghafari, M.H. Pol,Effects of higher weight fraction of nanoclay on dynamic response of laminated hybrid composite beams, 7th Conditional Monitoring & Fault Diagnosis Conference, Feb. 2013, Kish Island, Iran.

7. S. Zoveidanian, A. Selk Ghafari, O. Kalantari, Modeling of directional oil well string using bond graph approach, The First National Conference on Mechanical Engineering of Iran, NCMEI, 27 Feb. 2014, Shiraz, Iran.

8. A. Selk Ghafari, S. Safavi, A. Meghdari, Dynamic analysis of a series elastic torque actuator for lower extremity exoskeletal system employing bond graph approach, 21st Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2013, 7-9 May, Tehran, Iran, 2013.

9. Z. Jahanbin, A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, A. Ebrahimi, Dynamic analysis of flexible flapping mechanism using bond graph approach,21st Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2013, 7-9 May, Tehran, Iran, 2013.

10. S. Rashidnejhad, A. Selk Ghafari, M. Salehi, Bond graph modeling of a piezoelectric hydraulic pump based friction element, 21st Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2013, 7-9 May, Tehran, Iran, 2013.

11. A. Selk Ghafari, S. Zahiri, Dynamic analysis of human ear during sound transmission 3rd International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Engineering, ICMSE 2012, Xiamen, China, March 24-25, 2012.

12. S. Safavi, A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, Design of an optimum torque actuator for augmenting lower extremity exoskeleton in biomechanical framework, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE-ROBIO), Phuket Island, Thailand, December 7-11, 2011, pp. 1979-1983.

13. A.R. Eskrouchi, A. Selk Ghafari, Vibration analysis of the seated human body in vertical direction, 3rd International Conference on Computer Technology and Development, ICCTD 2011, Chengdu, China, November 25-27, 2011.

14. A. Selk Ghafari, H. Hosseinkhannazer, A. Meghdari. Design optimization of a robotic nurse unit based on tipover avoidance using differential evolution algorithm. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference of Mechanical Engineering, ISME 2009, 19-21 May 2009, Tehran, Iran.

15. A. Selk Ghafari, G.R. Vossoughi. Micro-stepping control of hybrid stepper motor employing a sliding mode position controller. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference of Mechanical Engineering, ISME 2009, 19-21 May 2009, Tehran, Iran.

16. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Contribution of the muscles at the ankle joint during daily activities. Proceedings of the 17th International Conference of Mechanical Engineering, ISME 2009, 19-21 May 2009, Tehran, Iran.

17. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Prediction of the lower extremity muscle forces during stair ascent and descent. Proceedings of the ASME 2008 International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE 2008, August 3-6, New York, USA.

18. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. The effect of load carrying on the human lower extremity muscle activation during walking. Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications-ISMA 2008, May 27-29, Amman, Jordan.

19. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Development of lower extremity neuro-musculoskeletal system in virtual environment. Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, ISME  2008, May 14-16, 2008, Kerman, IRAN.

20. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Modeling of human lower extremity musculo-skeletal structure using bond-graph approach. Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Engineering and Exposition, IMECE 2007, November 11-15, Seattle, Washington, USA.

21. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Lower-limb exoskeleton system for paraplegic patients motion assist: mathematical model for the simulation. 15th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, ISME  2007, May 15-17, 2007, Tehran, IRAN.

22. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Investigation of the Stiffness and Damping for Human Leg Joints in Walking. Proceedings of 13th Iranian Conference on Biomechanical Engineering, 21-22 February, 2007, Tehran, Iran.

23. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Constant and Variable Stiffness for Human Leg Joints in Normal Walking. Proceedings of Cairo International Biomedical Engineering Conference, December 21-24, 2006, Egypt.

24. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari, G.R. Vossoughi. Intelligent Control of Powered Exoskeleton to Assist Paraplegic Patients Mobility using Hybrid Neuro-Fuzzy ANFIS Approach. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, December 17-20, 2006, Kunming, China.

25. A. Selk Ghafari, G.R. Vossoughi. Micro-Step Positioning of Stepper Motors using Model Reference Fuzzy Adaptive Control. Proceedings of Tehran International Congress on Manufacturing Engineering, (TICME2005), December 12-15, 2005, Tehran, IRAN.

26. G.R. Vossoughi, P. Rostami, A. Selk Ghafari. Design, Optimization and Construction of a 6 DOF Force Sensor Part2: Design Optimization Using FEM Method, Construction and Calibration. CD-Rom Proceedings of the 13th Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, ISME 2005, 17-19 May, 2005, Isfahan, IRAN. (Persian).

27. G.R. Vossoughi, P. Rostami, A. Selk Ghafari. Design, Optimization and Construction of a 6 DOF Force Sensor Part1: Modeling and Design Optimization. CD-Rom Proceedings of the 13th Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, ISME 2005, 17-19 May, 2005, Isfahan, IRAN. (Persian).

28. A. Selk Ghafari, M. Behzad. Experimental Investigation on the Micro-Step Control Disturbance Rejection under Random Excitation. Proceedings of IDETC/CIE 2005, ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, September 24-28, 2005, Long Beach, California, USA.

29. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Alasty. Hybrid Stepper Motor Backstepping Control in Micro-Step Operation. Proceedings of IMECE2005, ASME International Mechanical Engineering and Exposition, November 5-11, 2005, Orlando, Florida, USA.

30. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Meghdari. Robust Backstepping Control of Robotic Nurse Unit to Assist Paraplegic Patient. Proceedings of IMECE2005, ASME International Mechanical Engineering and Exposition, November 5-11, 2005, Orlando, Florida, USA.

31. M. Fardadi, A. Selk Ghafari, S.K. Hannani. Model Reference Adaptive Control of SUT Building Energy Management System. Proceedings of IMECE2005, ASME International Mechanical Engineering and Exposition, November 5-11, 2005, Orlando, Florida, USA.

32. M. Fardadi, A. Selk Ghafari, S.K. Hannani. PID Neural Network Control of SUT Building Energy Management System. Proceedings of IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM2005, 24-28 July, 2005, Monterey, California, USA.

33. M. Fardadi, A. Selk Ghafari, S.K. Hannani. IMC based, Robust PID Controller Tuning for SUT Building Energy Management System. Proceedings of the 24th IASTED International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control, pp.58-63, February 16-18, 2005, Innsbruck, Austria.

34. A. Meghdari, H. Hossein Khannazer, A. Selk Ghafari. Optimization and Dynamic Simulation of a Nurse Robot in Hospital Environment Using Genetic Algorithm. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Autonomous Robots and Agents, pp. 125-130, December 13-15, 2004, Palmerston, New Zealand.

35. A. Selk Ghafari, G.R. Vossoughi. Hybrid Stepper Motor Micro-Stepping Control in IMC Framework: An Experimental Study. Proceedings of IMEC2004 International Mechanical Engineering Conference, December 5-8, 2004, Kuwait.

36. A. Meghdari, H. Hossein Khan Nazer, A. Selk Ghafari. Optimum Mechanical Design and Fabrication of Mobile Robotic Nurse Unit to Assist Paraplegic Patients. Sharif University Research Office, 2004. (Persian).

37. A. Selk Ghafari, Mehdi Behzad, Ali Meghdari. Experimental Investigation on the Effects of Random Signals on Micro-Step Control Positioning Accuracy. Proceedings of 9th Mechatronics Forum International Conference, August 30 - September 1, 2004, Ankara, Turkey.

38. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Alasty. Experimental Study of Fuzzy Supervisory PID Controller for Micro-Stepping Control of Hybrid Stepper Motors. Proceedings of 9th Mechatronics Forum International Conference, August 30 - September 1, 2004, Ankara, Turkey.

39. A. Meghdari, H. Hosseinkhannazer, A. Selk Ghafari. An Optimum Design and Simulation of an Innovative Mobile Robotic Nurse Unit in order to Assist Paraplegic Patients. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics, June 3-5, 2004, Istanbul, Turkey.

40. A. Selk Ghafari, A. Alasty. Design and Real -Time Experimental Implementation of Gain Scheduling PID Fuzzy Controller for Hybrid Stepper Motor in Micro-Step Operation. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics, June 3-5, 2004, Istanbul, Turkey.

41. A. Selk Ghafari, G.R. Vossoughi. Simulation and Experimental Study of Real-Time Robust Control of Hybrid Stepper Motor with QFT Method in Micro-Step Operation. Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics, June 3-5, 2004, Istanbul, Turkey.

42. G.R. Vossoughi, A. Selk Ghafari. Real-Time Control of PM Stepper Motor in Micro-Stepping Mode with QFT Method. 6th Iranian Manufacturing Engineering Conference, SMEIR, 22-25 Dec., 2003. (Persian).

43. A. Selk Ghafari, G.R. Vossoughi. Real-Time Parameter Identification of PM Stepper Motors in Micro-Step Operation. 6th Iranian Manufacturing Engineering Conference, SMEIR, 22-25 Dec., 2003. (Persian).

44. A. Meghdari, A. Selk Ghafari, H. Hosseinkhannazer, S. Rastad. Locomotion Mechanisms for a Nurse Robot to Assist a Paraplegic Patient.  Sharif University Research Office, 2002. (Persian).