Motto: Unlimited imagination for finding yourself in uncharted territories...! 


Short Bio:

Dr Seyed Amir Tafrishi ( セイエド  アミル  タフリシ ) was born and grew up in Tabriz, Iran. Currently, Amir is a Lecturer on Robotics and Autonomous Systems at the Engineering School of Cardiff University, UK. Also, He is part of the Robotics and Autonomous Intelligent Machines (RAIM) group.

  Amir was a Specially Appointed Assistant Professor at Smart Robots Design Lab in Robotics Department, Tohoku University between 2021-2022, working on Moonshot R & D project under the Adaptable AI-enabled Robots to Create Vibrant Societies group.

Since 2015, he has been a visiting researcher at Autonomous Systems and Robotics Research Group, Sheffield, UK, the Mechatronic Lab. at Middle East Technical University, Turkey, the Fluid Mechanics Laboratory at the University of Tabriz, and the Control Engineering Lab at Kyushu University. 

Prospective Graduate Students (including Postdocs):

   First, I would like to thank you for your interest in our research and lab. I will make the calls on here in the near future. If you do not see any, don't hesitate to get in touch with me by email with a cover letter (1 page) explaining your research interests, a CV and at least one recommendation letter from your previous institute. And, please explicitly mention what topic you are interested in working on both in the subject and the body of the email.  

Available Positions:

Research interests:

 Robotics, mechanism design, underactuated systems, dexterous manipulation, motion planning, geometric mechanics, assistive robots, nonlinear control

*Please refer to my university page for more details about mainstream research topics. 

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