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Saeed Behzadipour


Mechanical Engineering Department

Sharif University of Technology


Director of the faculty affairs office


Areas of expertise: Rehabilitation Engineering, Medical Robotics, Cable-driven mechanisms, Kinematics and dynamics of multi-body systems






Email: behzadipour(at)

Phone: +98-21-66165542

Address: Sharif University of Technology, Azadi St., Tehran, Iran

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Academic Background

Research Interests






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Academic Background

-          Professor Mechanical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology

-          Assistant Professor 2005 - 2011, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Alberta, Canada

-          NSERC/CSA Post doctoral fellow, May-July 2005, Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo

-          Ph.D.  May 2005, Mechanical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo Canada

-          MSc. August 2000, Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

-          BSc. August 1998, Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

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Research Interests

-          Smart Technologies for Neuro-Rehabilitation

-          Rehab robotics

-           GAIT analysis and motion indices

-          Gaming technologies and rehab applications

-          Tele-rehab systems



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University of Alberta

  1. Engineering Physics
  2. Dynamics
  3. Dynamics of Machine
  4. Robotics
  5. Linear Control

Sharif University of Technology

  1. Design of Machine Elements I
  2. Design of Machine Elements II
  3. Robotics
  4. Surgery Robotics
  5. Dynamics of Machine
  6. Seminar (biomechanics and mechatronics)


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1.       Bests lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, 2019

2.       KANZ best prize winner, Moustafa Foundation, 2018

3.       Best Technologist, National festival of research and technology, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, 2017

4.       Freudenstein/General Motors Young Investigator Award, by ASME Design Engineering Division - Mechanisms and Robotics for a prize winning paper on "Tensionability of an Arbitrary Two-link Mechanism", 2009

5.       NSERC postdoctoral fellowship, 2005-2007

6.       Canadian Space Agency fellowship supplemental to NSERC-PDF, 2005-2007

7.       Meritorious Award for Best Paper Presented in Bar Product Process Technology, 43rd Conference in Mechanical Working and Steel Processing, Charlotte, NC, 2001

8.       Mechanical Engineering Teaching Assistant Excellence Award, University of Waterloo, Fall 2003


Research Funding

1.       Mega National Poject: Development of Wearable Devices for tele-rehaibilitation, Vice-presidency for Science and Technology (Iran), 2020

2.       Mega National Project: Tele-rehabilitation center, Vice-presidency for Science and Technology (Iran), 2018

3.       Balance Rehabilitation Robot, Iran National Science Foundation, 2013

4.       Mega National Project: Smart Rehabilitation Devices, Vice-presidency for Science and Technology (Iran), 2011

5.       NSERC-Discovery grant 2010 (Canada)

6.       NSERC-Collaborative Research & Development grant, 2009-2010, (Canada)

7.       CFI-Leaders Opportunity Fund, 2007-2008, (Canada)

8.       MITACS internship grant, 2006-2007, (Canada)

9.       NSERC-Discovery grant, 2006-2011, (Canada)

10.   NSERC-Research Tools and Instrument grant, 2006, (Canada)

11.   University of Alberta Startup research fund, 2005-2009, (Canada)



P1.   Alireza Mirbagheri, Farzam Farahmand, Alireza Alamdar, Saeed Behzadipour, Borna Ghannadi, Hamed Jamshidifar, Seyedhamidreza Seyedhashemi, Seyedhamidreza Seyedhashemi, Seyedhamidreza Seyedhashemi, “Robotic system for tele-surgery”, US Patent 15/261,958

P2.   F Farahmand, A Mirbagheri, S Behzadipour, A Alamdar, S Hanifeh , “Adapting manual laparoscopic surgical instruments for robotic telesurgery applications”, US Patent 15/151,869

P3.   M. Azadi, S. Behzadipour, G. Faulkner, “Variable Stiffness Spring Using Tensegrity Prisms”, US provisional patent, 61/352,474

P4.   S. Behzadipour, “A Cartesian Manipulator with Stationary Actuators”, US provisional patent, 61/084,583

P5.   Khajepour, S. Behzadipour, R. Dekker and E. Chan “Light Weight Parallel Manipulators Using Active/Passive Cables”, US 7,172,385 B2



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