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 Hamid Vejdani
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Hamid Vejdani


  • PhD, Robotics and Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering: Robotics & Control, Oregon State University
  • MS, Structural Engineering, Ferdowsi University
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Ferdowsi University

Courses And Advising

Research Interests

  • Bio-inspired robotics
  • Dynamical systems: analysis and control
  • Mechanics of locomotion: passive dynamics and control

Selected Publications

  1. Fan, K. Breuer, H. Vejdani, “Wing Fold and Twist Greatly Improves Flight Efficiency for Bat-Scale Flapping Wing Robots,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), October 2021.
  2. Fernandez, H. Vejdani and B. Jawad, “Design of an Apparatus to Measure Aerodynamic Forces During Flapping Wing Hovering,” ASME International Engineering Congress and Exposition, October 2021.
  3. H. Vejdani, 2020. “Roll Maneuverability of Flapping Flight Winged Systems,” Proc. 2020 ASME Dynamic System & Control Conference.
  4. H. Vejdani, 2019. “Dynamics and stability of Bat-Scale Flapping Wing Hovering Robot,” Proc. IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), Vancouver, BC.
  5. A. Curtis, J. Mynderse, and H. Vejdani, 2019. “Design of a Kangaroo Inspired Hopping Robot for Unrestricted Locomotion and Controller Development,” Proc. ASME Dynamic System & Control Conference (DSCC).
  6. V. Pellerito, H. Vejdani, 2019. “The Effect of Wing-Motor Connection Mechanism on the Payload Capacity of Flapping Flight Hovering Robots,” Proc. ASME Dynamic System & Control Conference (DSCC).
  7. H. Vejdani, 2019. “Development of a Bio-inspired Robotics Course,” Proc. 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL.
  8. H. Vejdani, D. Boerma, S. Swartz and K. Breuer, 2019. “The dynamics of hovering flight in hummingbirds, insects and bats with implications for aerial robotics,” Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 14(016003).
  9. A. J. Bergou, S. M. Swartz, H. Vejdani, D. K. Riskin, L. Reimnitz, G. Taubin, and K. S. Breuer, 2015. “Falling with Style: Bats Perform Complex Aerial Rotations by Adjusting Wing Inertia,” PLOS Biol 13 (11).


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