Dr. Homayoun Najjaran, PhD, PEng

Educational Background

  • PhD – Mechanical Engineering (University of Toronto)
  • MASc – Mechanical Engineering (University of Tehran)
  • BSc – Mechanical Engineering (Iran University of Science and Technology)

General Background

Dr. Najjaran received his Ph.D. from the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto in 2002. From 1999 to 2002, he worked as a Research Assistant in the Robotics and Automation Laboratory at the University of Toronto, and a Senior Consultant for Engineering Services Inc., Toronto, Canada, where his work mainly focused on the development of hardware and software of robotic and automation systems. From 2003 to 2006, he worked as a Research Officer at the National Research Council Canada where his research focused on the development of robotic systems and sensor technologies. He joined the Okanagan School of Engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in May 2006.

Dr. Najjaran is the founder of the Advanced Control and Intelligent Systems (ACIS) Laboratory at the School of Engineering. His research focuses on the analysis and design of advanced control systems in a variety of applications ranging from service and humanoid robots to digital microfluidic systems.

Research

Dr. Najjaran’s expertise in broader areas of mechatronics and control systems has led to his interests in several leading edge research applications including: 

  • Autonomous robotic systems including SLAM, vSLAM, multiagent systems, and visual servoing with an emphasis on the applications relevent to dynamic environments
  • MEMS particularly digital microfluidic devices for lab-on-chip applications
  • Soft computing with applications in expert systems, nontraditional modeling, sensor fusion and uncertainty management

Teaching

Undergraduate Level

  • APSC 254 - Instrumentation and Data Analysis
  • ENGR 315 - Systems and Control
  • ENGR 480 - Modern Control

Graduate Level

  • ENGR 580 - Modern Control Theory
  • ENGR 598G - Sensor Fusion
  • ENGR 598U - Probabilistic Robotics
  • ENGR 598V - Applied Machine Vision
  • ENGR 598W - Intelligent Control
  • ENGR 598Y - Multiagent and Distributed Systems 

Publications

Journals

·         M. Farrokhsiar, H. Najjaran “Monocular vSLAM using a novel higher order Rao-Blackwellized particle filter,” Journal of Intelligent Learning Systems and Applications (JILSA). (In press)

·         B. Bhattacharjee, H. Najjaran, “Investigation of cyanoethyl pullulan as a dielectric material for digital microfluidic systems,” Sensor and Actuators. (Submitted)

·         H. Firouzi, H. Najjaran, “An Efficient Method to Track objects over Multiple Frames Through Object Color-Pattern” Image and Vision Computing. (Submitted)

·         F. Aminravan, Rehan Sadiq, Mina Hoorfar, Manuel J. Rodriguez, Alex Francisque, Homayoun Najjaran, “Evidential Reasoning using Extended Fuzzy Dempster-Shafer Theory for Handling Various Facets of Information Deficiency”, International journal of intelligent systems (IJIS). (In press)

·         A. Ahmadi, J. F. Holzman, H. Najjaran, and M. Hoorfar, “Electrohydrodynamic modeling of microdroplet transient dynamics in digital microfluidic devices,” Microfluidics and Nanofluidics. 10, 1019–1032, February 2011.

·         M. Farrokhsiar, D. Krys, H. Najjaran, “A Teaching Tool for the State-of-the-art Probabilistic Methods Used in Localization of Mobile Robots,” Journal of Computer Applications in Engineering Education, first published online June 2010, DOI: 10.1002/cae.20443.

·         B. Bhattacharjee, H. Najjaran, “Simulation of Droplet Position Control in Digital Microfluidic Systems”, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, Vol. 132 (1), 014501, 2010.

·         Z. Liu, R. Sadiq, B. Rajani, H. Najjaran, “Exploring the Relationship between Soil Properties and Deterioration of Metallic Pipes Using Predictive Data Mining Methods,” ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 24(3), pp. 289-301 2010.

·         B. Bhattacharjee, H. Najjaran, “Droplet Position Control in Digital Microfluidic Systems”, Biomedical Microdevices, Vol. 12(1), 115-24, 2010.

·         A. Ahmadi, K. D. Devlin, H. Najjaran, J. F. Holzman, M. Hoorfar “In situ characterization of microdroplet interfacial properties in digital microfluidic systems”, Lab-on-chip, vol. 10, 1429 - 1435, 2010.

·         S. Tesfamariam, R. Sadiq, H. Najjaran, “Decision-making under uncertainty – an example for seismic risk management,” Risk Analysis, 30(1): 78-94, 2010.

·         A. Ahmadi, H. Najjaran, J. F. Holzman, and M. Hoorfar, “Two-dimensional flow dynamics in digital microfluidic systems,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 19(6), 1-7, 2009.

·         J. Nichols, A. Ahmadi, M. Hoorfar, H. Najjaran and J. F. Holzman, “In situ digital microfluidic conductance sampling,” Sensors and Actuators A, 152, 13-21, 2009.

·         G. Cascante, H. Najjaran, P. Crespi, “Novel methodology for nondestructive evaluation of brick walls: Fuzzy logic analysis of MASW tests,” ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 14:2, pp. 117-128, 2008.

·         B. Hua, R. Sadiq, H. Najjaran, B. Rajani, “Condition assessment of buried pipes using hierarchical evidential reasoning model,” ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 22:2, pp. 114-122, 2008.

·         Z. Liu, D. Krys, B. Rajani, H. Najjaran, “Processing laser range image for the investigation on the long-term performance of ductile iron pipe,” Journal of Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation, 23:1, 65–75, 2008.

·         R. Sadiq, M. J. Rodriguez, S. A. Imran, H. Najjaran, “Communicating human health risks associated with disinfection byproducts in drinking water supplies: a fuzzy-based approach,” Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 21: 4, pp. 341-353, 2007.

·         S. Tesfamariam, H. Najjaran, “Adaptive network-fuzzy inferencing to estimate concrete strength using mix design,” ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 19:7, pp. 550-560, 2007.

·         M. Hoorfar, H. Najjaran, W. L. Cleghorn, “Demonstration of disc-cam mechanisms for mechanical engineering education,” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, 32:2, pp. 166-180, 2007.

·         H. Najjaran, A. A. Goldenberg, “Real-time motion planning of an autonomous mobile manipulator using a fuzzy-adaptive Kalman filter,” Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 55:2, pp. 96-106, 2007.

·         R. Sadiq, H. Najjaran, Y. Kleiner, “Investigating evidential reasoning for the interpretation of microbial water quality in a distribution network,” Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 21:1, pp. 63-73, 2006.

·         H. Najjaran, R. Sadiq, B. Rajani, “Fuzzy expert system to assess corrosion of cast/ductile iron pipes from backfill properties,” Journal of Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 21:1, pp. 67-77, 2006.

·         H. Najjaran, A. A. Goldenberg, “Mine detection using an autonomous terrain-scanning robot,” Industrial Robot Journal, 32:3, pp. 240-247, 2005.

·         M. Hoorfar, H. Najjaran, W. L. Cleghorn, “Visual aid for mechanical vibration systems to enhance student learning,” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, 31:1, pp. 86-92, 2003.

·         M. Hoorfar, H. Najjaran, W. L. Cleghorn, “Simulation and animation of mechanical systems,” Computers in Education Journal, 8:1, pp. 39-44, 2003.

Conference Proceedings

·         M. Farrokhsiar, H. Najjaran, “Unscented predictive motion planning of a nonholonomic system,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 2011.

·         F. Aminravan, M. Hoorfar, R. Sadiq, M. J. Rodriguez, A. Francisque, H. Najjaran, “Interval Belief Structure Rule-based System Using Extended Fuzzy Dempster-Shafer Inference”, IEEE Systems Man and Cybernetics (SMC), Alaska, USA, October 2011.

·         M. Murran, A. Milani, H. Najjaran, “Capacitance-based droplet position sensing optimization through digital microfluidic parameters,” the 9th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels (ICNMM), Edmonton, AB, Canada, June 2011.

·         B. Bhattacharjee, H. Najjaran, “Modeling and simulation of unequal droplet splitting in electrowetting based digital microfluidics,” the 9th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and Minichannels (ICNMM), Edmonton, AB, Canada, June 2011.

·         B. Bhattacharjee, H. Najjaran, “A low-cost low voltage microfluidic biochip based on electrowetting on dielectric of droplets,” The 6th International Conference on Microtechnologies in Medicine and Biology, Berne, Switzerland, May 2011.

·         M. Farrokhsiar, H. Najjaran, “Analysis of Future Measurement Incorporation into Unscented Predictive Motion Planning,” International Conference on Autonomous and Intelligent Systems, Vancouver, June 2011.

·         H. Firouzi, H. Najjaran, “Detection and Tracking of Multiple Similar Objects Based on Color-Pattern,” International Conference on Autonomous and Intelligent Systems, Vancouver, June 2011.

·         Aminravan, F., Hoorfar, M., Sadiq, R., Rodriguez, M.J., Francisque, A., and Najjaran, H. “Evidential reasoning using the fuzzy extension of Dempster-Shafer theory: application to the quality assessment of drinking water,” General CSCE Conference, Ottawa, Canada, June 2011.

·         B. Bhattacharjee, H. Najjaran, “Effects of the Properties of Dielectric Materials on the Fabrication and Operation of Digital Microfluidic Systems”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, November 2010.

·         H. Martin, M. Murran, R. L’Orsa, H. Najjaran, “Experimental technique for sensing droplet position in digital microfluidic systems using capacitance measurement”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, November 2010.

·         D. Krys, H. Najjaran, “INS-Assisted Monocular Robot Localization,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, November 2010.

·         M. Farrokhsiar, H. Najjaran, "Monocular vSLAM using a novel Rao-Blackwellized particle filter," Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Montreal, July 2010.

·         H. Firouzi, H. Najjaran, “Real-time Monocular Vision-Based Object Tracking with Object Distance and Motion Estimation”, Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Montreal, July 2010.

·         H. Firouzi, H. Najjaran, “An efficient method to track objects over multiple frames through object color-pattern,” Proceedings of International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA), Sydney, Australia, December 2010.

·         M. Abolhasani, K. D. Devlin, H. Najjaran, M. Hoorfar and J. F. Holzman, “Enhanced Addressability in Digital Microfluidic Multiplexer Systems by Threshold-Based Voltage Actuation and Bi-Polar Voltage Activation,” 2010 CSME Forum, Victoria, Canada, June 2010.

·         B. Bhattacharjee, H. Najjaran, “Feedback Control of Droplets in Digital Microfluidic Systems”, 2010 CSME Forum, Victoria, Canada, June 2010.

·         A. Ahmadi, J. F. Holzman, H. Najjaran, and M. Hoorfar, “Numerical multiphysics modeling of microdroplet motion dynamics in digital microfluidic systems,” International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels and Minichannels, Montreal, Canada, August 2010.

·         K. D. Devlin, A. Ahmadi, H. Najjaran, J. F. Holzman, M. Hoorfar, “Dynamic sampling in digital microfluidic devices,” Proceedings of the 2010 SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Conference, April 2010, Orlando, USA.

·         A. Ahmadi, K.D. Devlin, H. Najjaran, J.F. Holzman, M. Hoorfar, “Biomolecular adsorption phenomena in electrowetting-based digital microfluidic devices,” Annual NSTI Nanotech 2010, Anaheim, USA, June 2010.

·         M. Abolhasani, K. D. Devlin, H. Najjaran, M. Hoorfar and J. F. Holzman, “Nonlinear localization for electrowetting-based digital microfluidic actuation,” 8th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels and Minichannels, Montreal, Canada, August 2010.

·         Abolhasani, K. D. Devlin, H. Najjaran, M. Hoorfar and J. F. Holzman, “Multiplexed localization in bi-layer digital microfluidic systems,” Microtech Conference and Exposition, Anaheim, USA, June 2010.

·         M. Farrokhsiar, H. Najjaran, "A higher order rao-blackwellized particle filter for monocular vSLAM," American Control Conference 2010 (ACC2010), June 2010, Baltimore.

·         M. Abolhasani, K. D. Devlin, H. Najjaran, M. Hoorfar and J. F. Holzman, “Enhanced Addressability in Digital Microfluidic Multiplexer Systems by Threshold-Based Voltage Actuation and Bi-Polar Voltage Activation,” 2010 CSME Forum, Victoria, Canada, June 2010.

·         B. Bhattacharjee, H. Najjaran, “Feedback Control of Droplets in Digital Microfluidic Systems”, 2010 CSME Forum, Victoria, Canada, June 2010.

·         D. Schuetze, A. Sadeghzadeh Milani, Y. Cao, and H. Najjaran, “An Integrated Approach for Design, Control and Optimization of Vibration Systems,” 51st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Florida, April 2010. (Best Student Paper Award)

·         B. Bhattacharjee, H. Najjaran, “Effects of the Properties of Dielectric Materials on the Fabrication and Operation of Digital Microfluidic Systems”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, Nov. 2010.

·         H. Martin, M. Murran, R. L’Orsa, H. Najjaran, “Experimental technique for sensing droplet position in digital microfluidic systems using capacitance measurement”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, Nov. 2010.

·         D. Krys, H. Najjaran, “INS-Assisted Monocular Robot Localization,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, Nov. 2010.

·         M. Farrokhsiar, H. Najjaran, "Monocular vSLAM using a novel Rao-Blackwellized particle filter," Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Montreal, July 2010.

·         H. Firouzi, H. Najjaran, “Real-time Monocular Vision-Based Object Tracking with Object Distance and Motion Estimation”, Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Montreal, July 2010.

·         M. Abolhasani, K. D. Devlin, H. Najjaran, M. Hoorfar and J. F. Holzman, “Enhanced Addressability in Digital Microfluidic Multiplexer Systems by Threshold-Based Voltage Actuation and Bi-Polar Voltage Activation,” 2010 CSME Forum, Victoria, Canada, June 2010.

·         B. Bhattacharjee, H. Najjaran, “Feedback Control of Droplets in Digital Microfluidic Systems”, 2010 CSME Forum, Victoria, Canada, June 2010.

·         A. Ahmadi, J. F. Holzman, H. Najjaran, and M. Hoorfar, “Numerical multiphysics modeling of microdroplet motion dynamics in digital microfluidic systems,” International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels and Minichannels, Montreal, Canada, August 2010.

·         K. D. Devlin, A. Ahmadi, H. Najjaran, J. F. Holzman, M. Hoorfar, “Dynamic sampling in digital microfluidic devices,” Proceedings of the 2010 SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Conference, April 2010, Orlando, USA.

·         A. Ahmadi, K.D. Devlin, H. Najjaran, J.F. Holzman, M. Hoorfar, “Biomolecular adsorption phenomena in electrowetting-based digital microfluidic devices,” Annual NSTI Nanotech 2010, Anaheim, USA, June 2010.

·         M. Abolhasani, K. D. Devlin, H. Najjaran, M. Hoorfar and J. F. Holzman, “Nonlinear localization for electrowetting-based digital microfluidic actuation,” 8th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels and Minichannels, Montreal, Canada, August 2010.

·         Abolhasani, K. D. Devlin, H. Najjaran, M. Hoorfar and J. F. Holzman, “Multiplexed localization in bi-layer digital microfluidic systems,” Microtech Conference and Exposition, Anaheim, USA, June 2010.

·         M. Farrokhsiar, H. Najjaran, "A higher order rao-blackwellized particle filter for monocular vSLAM," American Control Conference 2010 (ACC2010), June 2010, Baltimore.

·         D. Schuetze, A. Sadeghzadeh Milani, Y. Cao, and H. Najjaran, “An Integrated Approach for Design, Control and Optimization of Vibration Systems,” 51st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Florida, April 2010. (Best Student Paper Award)

·         M. Farrokhsiar, H. Najjaran, “Rao-Blackwellized Particle Filter Approach to Monocular vSLAM with a Modified Initialization Scheme,” the 5th ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA 09), San Diego, September 2009. (Best Student Paper Award)

·         A. H. Heidari, M. Mehrandezh, R. Paranjape, H. Najjaran, “Dynamic analysis and human analogous control of a pipe crawling robot,” IEEE/RSJ Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp 733 – 740, St. Louis, 2009.

·         M. Farrokhsiar, D. Krys, H. Najjaran, “A teaching tool for the state-of-the-art probabilistic methods used in localization of mobile robots,” the 116th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 2009.

·         A. Ahmadi, H. Najjaran, and J. F. Holzman, and M. Hoorfar, “Determination of droplet shape in digital microfluidic systems using two-dimensional flow analysis,” Proceedings 12th Annual NSTI Nanotech 2009 Conference, Houston, USA, May 2009.

·         B. Bhattacharjee, H. Najjaran, “Size dependent droplet actuation in digital microfluidic systems,” Proceedings of the 2009 SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Conference, April 2009.

·         A. Ahmadi, J. Nichols, M. Hoorfar, H. Najjaran, and J. F. Holzman, “Digital implementations for integrated microfluidic sensing,” Proceedings of the 2009 SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Conference, April 2009.

·         R. L’Orsa, B. Bhattacharjee, M. Hoorfar, J. F. Holzman, and H. Najjaran, “Detailed Droplet Routing and Complexity Characterization on a Microfluidic Biochip,” Proceedings of the 2009 SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Conference, April 2009.

·         M. Mehrandezh, H. Najjaran, R. Paranjape, S. Poozesh, “Dynamic analysis and control of a robotic pipe crawler,” Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Nice, France, September 2008.

·         D. Krys, H. Najjaran, “INS assisted vision-based localization in unstructured environments,” Proceedings the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2008), Singapore, October 2008.

·         M. Hoorfar, H. Najjaran, W. L. Cleghorn, “Preventing undercutting in design of disc cam and follower mechanisms,” Proceedings of 115th ASEE Annual Conf. & Expo., Pittsburg, PA, June 2008.

·         A. Ahmadi, H. Najjaran, J. F. Holzman, M. Hoorfar, “Numerical modeling of microdrop motion in a digital microfluidic multiplexer,” Proceedings of the 11th Annual NSTI Nanotech, Boston, MA, June 2008.

·         J. Nichols, M. Hoorfar, H. Najjaran, and J. F. Holzman, "Micro-drop actuation using multiplexer structures," Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels and Minichannels, Darmstadt, Germany, June 2008.

·         M. Hoorfar, H. Najjaran, V. Gurau, J. A. Mann, “Measurement of surface properties of gas diffusion layers to improve water management in PEM fuel cells,” Proceedings of the Second European Fuel Cell Technology and Applications Conference (EFC2007), Rome, Italy, December 2007.

·         S. Tesfamariam, H. Najjaran, “Fuzzy template-based modeling for assessing earthquake induced liquefaction,” Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2007), Montreal, QC, October 2007.

·         D. Krys, H. Najjaran, “Development of visual simultaneous localization and mapping (VSLAM) for a pipe inspection robot,” Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (CIRA2007), Florida, pp. 344-349, June 2007.

·         B. Hua, R. Sadiq, H. Najjaran, B. Rajani, “Translation of pipe inspection results into condition rating using theory of evidence,” Proceedings of Water Management Challenges in Global Change CCWI2007 and SUWM2007 Conference, Leicester, UK, pp. 69-74, 2007.

·         S. Poozesh, M. Mehrandezh, H. Najjaran, R. Paranjape, “Design and development of a smart vehicle for inspection of in-service water mains,” Proceedings of 2007 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE2007), pp. 1203-1206, Vancouver, BC, April 2007.

·         C. Ratanasawanya, S. Poozesh, P. Binsirawanich, M. Yazdanjo, M. Mehrandezh, R. Paranjape, H. Najjaran, “Design and development of hardware-in-the-loop simulation system for submersible pipe inspecting robots,” Proceedings of 2006 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE06), Ottawa, ON, pp. 1526-1529, May 2006.

·         G. Cascante, H. Najjaran, P. Ronca “Seismic tests on the side walls of the Navigli channel,” Proceedings of 2006 GeoCongress, Atlanta, Georgia, pp. 240-246, February 2006.

·         H. Najjaran, R. Sadiq, and B. Rajani, “Condition assessment of water mains using fuzzy evidential reasoning,” 2005 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2005), Hawaii, pp. 3466 – 3471, October 2005.

·         W. Melek, A. Sadeghian, H. Najjaran, and M. Hoorfar, “A neurofuzzy based expert system for disease diagnosis,” 2005 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2005), Hawaii, pp. 3736 – 3741, October 2005.

·         W. Melek and H. Najjaran, “Study of the effect of external disturbances on the position control of IRIS modular and reconfigurable manipulators,” 2005 IEEE Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Niagara Falls, ON, pp. 144-147, July 2005.

·         H. Najjaran, W. Melek, and M. Hoorfar, “Online map building for terrain-scanning robots using a hybrid neurofuzzy adaptive Kalman filter,” Proceedings of IEEE North American Fuzzy Information Systems (NAFIPS04), Banff, AB, pp. 814 - 819, June 2004.

·         H. Najjaran, R. Sadiq, and B. Rajani, “Development of a fuzzy expert system for deterioration modeling of buried metallic pipes,” Proceedings of IEEE North American Fuzzy Information Systems (NAFIPS04), Banff, AB, pp. 373 - 378, June 2004.

·         H. Najjaran, R. Sadiq, and B. Rajani, “Modeling Pipe Deterioration Using Soil Properties - An Application of Fuzzy Logic Expert System,” Proceedings of ASCE Pipelines2004, San Diego, CA, pp. 1-10, August 2004.

·         H. Najjaran, N. Kircanski, and A. A. Goldenberg, “Map building for a terrain scanning robot,” Proceedings of 2001 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2001), Seoul, South Korea, pp. 3728-3733, May 2001.

·         H. Najjaran and N. Kircanski, “Path planning of a terrain scanner robot,” Proceedings of 31st International Symposium on Robotics (ISR2000), Montreal, Quebec, pp. 132-137, June 2000.

·         M. Hoorfar, H. Najjaran, and W. L. Cleghorn, “Simulation and animation of mechanical systems,” Proceedings of the 109th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Montreal, Quebec, pp. 16-19, June 2002.

Book Chapters

·         G. Cascante, H. Najjaran, P. Ronca, “Relative NDT evaluation of the side walls of a brick channel,” Advances in Engineering Structures, Mechanics & Construction, Vol. 140, Part 5, Springer 2006, ISBN: 978-1-4020-4890-6.

·         Amir H. Heidari, Mehran Mehrandezh, Homayoun Najjaran and Raman Paranjape, “Design, Development, Dynamic Analysis, and Control of a Pipe Crawling Robot,” Robotics 2010 Current and Future Challenges, Edited by H. Abdellatif, ISBN 978-953-7619-78-7, Syico 2010.

Patent

·         C. J. Kurian, W. W. Melek, H. Najjaran, H. Tran, A. Zahedi, S. Ziaee, “Intelligent data management system and method,” Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) CA2444803, and World Patent Office WO 2004/042604.

 

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