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Alireza Ramezani

514 ISEC
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2014

Research & Scholarship Interests

Analysis and feedback control of nonlinear systems; control of bipedal robot locomotion; formal methods for highly dynamic systems; bio-inspired robotics; spacecraft design; control, guidance & navigation of swarms of spacecraft
Affiliated With

Department Research Areas

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers(ASME)
  • Climbing and Walking Robots Association (CLAWAR)

Selected Publications

  • A. Ramezani, S.U. Ahmed, J.E. Hoff, S.J. Chung, S. Hutchinson, Describing aerial locomotion of an Articulated MAV with Stable Periodic Orbits, Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems: The 6th Int’l. Conference on Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 2017, 394-405
  • S.U. Ahmed, A. Ramezani, S.J. Chung, S. Hutchinson, From Rousettus Aegyptiacus Landing to Robotic Landing: Regulation of CG-CP Distance Using a Nonlinear Closed-Loop Feedback, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2017, 3560-3567
  • A. Ramezani, S.J. Chung, S. Hutchinson, A Biomimetic Robotic Platform to Study Flight Specializations of Bats, Science (Robotics-AAAS), 2(3), 2017
  • J.E. Hoff, A. Ramezani, S.J. Chung, S. Hutchinson, Synergistic Design of a Bio-Inspired Micro Aerial Vehicle with Articulated Wings, Robotics Science and Systems Conference (RSS), 2016
  • A. Ramezani, X. Shi, S.J. Chung, S. Hutchinson, Bat Bot (B2), a Biologically Inspired Flying Machine, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2016, 3219-3226
  • A. Ramezani, J. Hurst, K.A. Hamed, J.W. Grizzle, Performance Analysis and Feedback Control of Atrias, a 3D Bipedal Robot, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control, 136(2), 2014, 21012
  • H.W. Park, A. Ramezani, J.W. Grizzle, A Finite State Machine for Accommodating Unexpected Large Ground Height Variations in Bipedal Robot Walking, IEEE Transactions on Robotics,29(2), 2013, 331-345

Related News

August 6, 2019

ECE Assistant Professor Alireza Ramezani was featured in the NBC News article "Forget props and fixed wings. New bio-inspired drones mimic birds, bats and bugs" and in the article "Bat-inspired drones could be used to monitor weather or pollinate crops".

February 1, 2019

ECE Assistant Professor Alireza Ramezani's robotics research featured in In Compliance article "Robot Designed to Walk and Fly Could One Day Be Used to Explore Other Planets".

January 22, 2019

ECE Assistant Professor Alireza Ramezani is working on designing robots that can not only walk but fly to someday explore distant planets.