Publications

  1. Li B., Moridian B., and Mahmoudian N., “Persistent Area Coverage Mission Planning using Static Charging Stations”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 29 – June 3, 2017 (submitted).
  2. Page B., Ziaee Fard S., Pinar A., and Mahmoudian N., “Highly Maneuverable Low-Cost Autonomous Underwater Glider: Design and Development”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L) (accepted, September 2016).
  3. Ziaee Fard S., Page B., Pinar A., and Mahmoudian N., “Research Oriented Underwater Glider for Hands-on Investigative Engineering”, IEEE Robotic and Automation Magazine (RAM) (submitted, September 2016).
  4. Ziaee Fard S., Page B., Pinar A., and Mahmoudian N., “Effective Turning Motion Control of Internally Actuated Autonomous Underwater Vehicles”, Journal  of  Intelligent  &  Robotic  Systems (submitted, June 2016).
  5. Li B., Moridian B., and Mahmoudian N., “Underwater Multi-robot Persistent Area Coverage Mission Planning”, MTS/ IEEE Ocean’s 16, Monterey, CA, September 19-23, 2016.
  6. Ziaee Fard S., Page B., Pinar A., and Mahmoudian N., “A Novel Roll Mechanism to Increase Maneuverability of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles in Shallow Water”, MTS/ IEEE Ocean’s 16, Monterey, CA, September 19-23, 2016.
  7. Ziaee Fard S., Mahmoudian N., Miller M., and Rastgaar M., “Engaging Students in STEM Learning through Co-robotic Hands-on Activities”, The American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, June 26-29, 2016.
  8. Miller M., Mahmoudian N., Rastgaar M., Ziaee Fard S., Patterson A. J., and Bailey J., “Adding Meaningful Context to Robotics Program”, American Society for Engineering Education Conference (ASEE), New Orleans, LA, June 26-29, 2016.
  9. Moridian B., Mahmoudian N., Weaver W., and Robinett R., “Post-Disaster Electric Power Recovery Using Autonomous Vehicles”, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE), (accepted, April 2016).
  10. Moridian B., Bennett D., Mahmoudian N., and Robinett R., “Design of Mobile Microgrid’s Hierarchy for Power Distribution”, Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), Columbus, OH, October 2830, 2015.
  11. Moridian B., Mahmoudian N., Weaver W., and Robinett R., “Robotic Power Distribution System for Post-Disaster Operations”, IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR), West Lafayette, IN October 18-20, 2015.
  12. Ziaee Fard S., Aramizo Riberio G., and Mahmoudian N., “GUPPIE, Underwater 3D Printed
    Robot a Game Changer in Control Design Education”, American Control Conference (ACC), Chicago, IL, July 1-3, 2015.
  13. Aramizo Riberio G., Pinar A., Wilkening E., Ziaee Fard S., and Mahmoudian N., “A Multi-level Motion Controller for Low-cost AUVs”, International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, WA, May 2530, 2015.
  14. Wilkening E., Ziaee Fard S., Mitchell B., and  Mahmoudian N.,“A Glider for Underwater Outreach Programs and Promotion of Interest in Engineering”, International Journal of Robotics and Automation, (under preparation).
  15. Moridian B., Bennett D., Mahmoudian N., Weaver W., and Robinnett R.,”Autonomous Power Distribution System”, 19th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), Cape Town, South Africa, August 24-29, 2014.
  16. Mitchell B.,  Mahmoudian N., and Meadows G.“Autonomous Pipeline Monitoring Navigation System”, SPIE Sensing Technology and Application, Baltimore, MD, May 5-9, 2014.
  17. Ficanha E. M., Rastgaar  M., Moridian B., and Mahmoudian N., “Ankle Angles during Step Turn and Straight Walk: Implications for the Design of a Steerable Ankle-Foot Prosthetic Robot”, ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 2013.
  18. Mahmoudian N.  and Woolsey C., “An Efficient Motion Control System for Underwater Gliders”,  Nonlinear Engineering – Modeling and Application (NLENG) , vol 2, pp. 63-77, 2013.
  19. Mitchell B., Wilkening E., and  Mahmoudian N.,“Underwater Gliders for Littoral Marine Research”, American Control Conference (ACC), Washington, DC, June 17-19, 2013.
  20. Mitchell B., Wilkening E., and  Mahmoudian N.,“Developing an Educational Underwater Glider”, International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Karlsruhe, Germany, May 6-10, 2013. 
  21. Weaver  W., Mahmoudian N., and Parker G., “Autonomous Mobile Power Blocks for Prepositioned Power Conversion and Distribution”, TARDEC Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Sysmposium, Dearborn,MI, August 14-16, 2012. 
  22. Mahmoudian N. and Paley D., “Synchronization on the N-torus with noisy measurements”, American Control Conference (ACC), San Francisco, CA, June 29-July 1, 2011.
  23. Mahmoudian N., Woolsey C., and Geisbert J., “Approximate Analytical Turning Conditions for Underwater Gliders: Implications for Motion Control and Path Planning”, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 131-143, 2010. 
  24. Mahmoudian N. and Woolsey C., “Efficient Guidance and Control of Underwater Gliders”, the 16th International Symposium on Unmanned Untethered Submersible Technology (UUST09), Durham, NH, August 23-26, 2009
  25. Mahmoudian N. and Woolsey C., “Analysis of Feedforward/Feedback Control Design for Underwater Glider Based on Slowly Varying Systems Theory”, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference and Exhibit, Chicago, IL, August 10-13, 2009.
  26. Mahmoudian N. and Woolsey C., “Feedforward/Feedback Tracking of a First Order Approximate Equilibrium Manifold”, American Mathematical Society 2009 Spring Southeastern Meeting, Raleigh, NC, April 4-5, 2009.
  27. Jazar G. N., Mahinfalah M., Mahmoudian  N., and Rastgaar Aagaah M., “ Effects of Nonlinearities on the Steady State Dynamic Behavior of Electric Actuated Microcantilever-Based Resonators”, Journal of Vibration and Control, vol. 15, no. 9, pp. 1283-1306, 2009. 
  28. Mahmoudian N. and Woolsey C., “Underwater Glider Motion Control”, 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Cancun, Mexico, Dec9-11, 2008. 
  29. Jazar G. N., Mahinfalah M., Mahmoudian  N., and Rastgaar Aagaah M., “Energy-Rate Method and Stability Chart of Parametric Vibrating Systems”, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 182-188, 2008. 
  30. Mahmoudian N., Woolsey C., and Geisbert J., “Steady Turns and Optimal Path for Underwater Gliders”, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference and Exhibit, Hilton Head, SC, August 20-23, 2007.
  31. Jazar G. N., Mahinfalah M., Mahmoudian N., Rastgaar Aagaah M., and Shiari B., “Behavior of Mathieu Equation in Stable Regions”, International Journal for Mechanics and Solids, vol. 1,  no. 1, 2006. 
  32. Mahmoudian N., Rastgaar Aagaah M., Mahinfalah M., and Jazar G. N., “Effects of squeeze film damping on stability and dynamics of microbeam-based MEMS”, SIAM Conference on Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, UT, May 22–29, 2005. 
  33. Mahmoudian N., Rastgaar Aagaah M., Christopherson J., Jazar G. N., and Mahinfalah M., “Relative Stability of Mathieu Equation”, IMECE2004, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Anaheim, CA,, November 13-19, 2004. 
  34. Mahmoudian N., Rastgaar Aagaah M., Jazar G. N., and Mahinfalah M., “Dynamics of a Micro Electro Mechanical System (MEMS)”, Modeling the Dynamics of MEMS and NEMS: Methods and Applications, Banff, Alberta, Canada, August 25 – 27, 2004.
  35. Mahmoudian N., and Bahrami M., “Space Standards Considerations in Space Commercialization”, Presented in 54th International Astronautical Federation (IAF) Congress, Bremen, Germany, October, 2003.
  36. Mahmoudian N. and Roshanian J., “A Simplified Reentry Guidance Method for Low Cost Vehicles”, 3rd International Symposium of Atmospheric Reentry Vehicles and Systems, Arcachon, France, 2003
  37. Mahmoudian N., Shajiee S., and Bahrami M., “Space Tourism; Orbital Debris Consideration”, Presented in 53th IAF Congress, Houston, Texas, USA, 2002.

Book Chapter

Rastgaar Aagaah M. and Mahmoudian N., “Robustness of Orthogonal Eigenstructure Control to Actuators Failure”, Nonlinear Approaches in Engineering Applications 2, R. N. Jazar and L. Dai, Springer, New York, 137-166, 2013, doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-6877-6_5.