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t.padir@northeastern.edu

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Education

  • PhD (2004), Purdue University, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • MS (1997), Purdue University, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • BS (1993), Middle East Technical University, Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Research & Scholarship Interests

Humanoid robots, dexterous manipulation, model-based robot design, human-supervised robot autonomy, medical cyber-physical systems
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Department Research Areas

College Research Initiatives

Honors & Awards

  • Kalenian Award for Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • HEART: Humans Empowered with Assistive Robot Technologies
  • Romeo L. Moruzzi Young Faculty Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Education

Professional Affiliations

  • IEEE
    • Robotics and Automation
    • Control Systems
    • Systems, Man and Cybernetics
    • Computer; Engineering in Medicine and Biology
    • Education Societies
  • The American Society for Engineering Education
  • Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
  • Sigma Xi

Selected Publications

  • D. Sinyukov, T. Padir, CWave: High-Performance Single-Source Any-Angle Path Planning on a Grid, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Singapore, 2017
  • V. Dimitrov, J. Vazquez, T. Padir, LocATER: Localization and Accountability Technologies for Emergency Responders, IEEE International Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security, Boston, MA, 2017
  • M. DeDonato, F. Polido, K. Knoedler, B.P.W. Babu, N. Banerjee, C.P. Bove, X. Cui, R. Du, P. Franklin, J.P. Graff, P. He, A. Jaeger, L. Li, D. Berenson, M.A. Gennert, S. Feng, C. Liu, X. Xinjilefu,         J. Kim, C.G. Atkeson, X. Long, T. Padir, Team WPI-CMU: Achieving Reliable Humanoid Behavior in the DARPA Robotics Challenge, J. Field Robotics, 34, 2017, 381-399
  • T. Padir, H. Yanco, R. Platt, Towards Cooperative Control of Humanoid Robots for Handling High-Consequence Materials in Gloveboxes, Waste Management Symposia, Robotics & Remote Systems-Nuclear Environments: Hardware- Next Gen Systems Track, Phoenix, AZ, 2017
  • X. Long, M. Wonsick, V. Dimitrov, T. Padir, Task-Oriented Planning Algorithm for Humanoid Robots Based on a Foot Repositionable Inverse Kinematics Engine, IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Cancun, Mexico, 2016
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July 12, 2018

ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir is working with local seafood plants to develop robots to help with processing the fish which would reduce imports and improve the production of local fisheries.

July 2, 2018

ECE students Anas Abou Allaban, BS'20, Tarik Kelestemur, MS'18, and Naoki Yokoyama, BS/MS'18, under the direction of Associate Professor Taskin Padir, recently competed at the RoboCup@Home competition and placed 4th overall (the best of any US team) which landed them a spot to participate in the World Robot Summit in Tokyo.

June 10, 2018

Northeastern's undergraduate engineering team Wins First Place at the 2018 NASA RASC-AL Mars Ice Challenge, competing with 10 finalist teams at NASA’s Langley Research Center.

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