People

Faculty

Javad Mohammadpour Velni
Assistant Professor
BS in Electrical Engineering, Sharif Univ. of Technology, Tehran, Iran
MS in Electrical Engineering, Univ. of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of Houston, TX

Postdocs

Mohammadreza Davoodi
Postdoc (2017-current)

Graduate Students

Ramin Moslemi
PhD student (2013-current)
BS: Electrical Engineering, KN Toosi Univ. of Technology, Tehran, Iran
MS: Electrical Engineering, Iran Univ. of Science & Technology, Tehran, Iran
Farid Khazaeli
PhD student (2016-current)
BS: Electrical Engineering, Amirkabir Univ. of Technology, Tehran, Iran
MS: Electrical Engineering, Sharif Univ. of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Andres Salazar
PhD student (2016-current)
BS: Electrical Engineering, Universidad Del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia
MS: Electrical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez

Visiting Scholars

Former Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Qin Liu (Postdoc fellow at UGA — 03/2015 to 08/2016)
    • Current employment: IAV GmbH, Germany
  • Afshin Mesbahi (Postdoc fellow at UGA — 11/2014 to 05/2016)
    • Current employment: Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Farshid Abbasi (PhD at UGA — 01/2013 to 12/2016)
    • Title of dissertation: Coverage control for heterogeneous multi-agent systems
    • Current employment: Cymer, an ASML company, San Diego, CA
  • Syed Zeeshan Rizvi (PhD at UGA — 01/2013 to 12/2016)
    • Title of dissertation: Data-driven learning-based identification and control of linear parameter-varying systems
    • Current employment: Corning Inc., Corning, NY
  • Mark Trudgen (PhD at UGA — 08/2013 to 12/2016)
    • Title of dissertation: Low-order LPV model development and robust control design for automotive and manufacturing applications
    • Current employment: Lecturer at CENGR, Univ. of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • Rebecca Miller (MS at UGA — 01/2014 to 07/2016)
    • Title of thesis: Semi-autonomous safety critical applications in power systems and transportation systems
  • Behrouz Ebrahimi (Postdoc fellow at UGA — 06/2013 to 12/2013)
    • Current employment: Weatherford, Houston, TX
  • Ali Hooshmand (PhD at Univ. of Houston — 01/2009 to 11/2012)
    • Title of dissertation: Predictive energy management methods for smart grids
    • Current employment: NEC Research Labs America, Cupertino, CA

Former Undergraduate and High-school Student Researchers

  • Hannah Hunsinger (UGA Young Dawgs Program, 2016)
  • Nico Hoernle (UGA EE student, 2016-2017)
  • Al-Maaz Kadri (UGA EE student, 2016-2017)
  • Matheus Matos (Brazil Scientific Mobility Program at UGA, 2016)
  • Breon A.T. Myers (UGA EE student, 2015-2016)
  • Bhaskar Lokanathan (UGA EE student, 2015-2016)
  • Diogo Joao (Brazil Scientific Mobility Program at UGA, 2015)
  • Aswin Mannakulathil (UGA Young Dawgs Program, 2015)
  • Siddharth Gore (UGA ME student, 2015)
  • Marcello Fernandes (Brazil Scientific Mobility Program at UGA, 2014)
  • Edgar Rebollar (UGA Young Dawgs Program, 2013)