Dr. Farbod Khoshnoud
Farbod Khoshnoud, PhD, PGCE, CEng, M.IMechE, M.ASME, HEA Fellow, is an Associate Professor in Electromechanical Engineering at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. His current research areas include Self-powered Dynamic Systems, Nature/Biologically Inspired Dynamic Systems, and Quantum Entanglement and Quantum Cryptography for Quantum Robotics, Multibody Dynamics, Controls, and Autonomy applications.
He is a visiting associate in the Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies in the Aerospace Engineering Department at California Institute of Technology.
He was a research affiliate in the Mobility and Robotic Systems section at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech in 2019; an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at California State University, USA; a visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada, in 2017; a Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Brunel University London, UK, 2014-16; a senior lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire, 2011-2014; a visiting scientist and postdoctoral researcher in the Industrial Automation Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, at UBC, Vancouver, 2007-2012; a visiting researcher at California Institute of Technology, USA, 2009-2011; and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Civil Engineering at UBC, 2005-2007.
He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Brunel University in 2005. He has worked in industry as a mechanical engineer for over six years. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Mechatronic Systems and Control (formerly Control and Intelligent Systems); the editor of the Quantum Engineering special issue of the Journal of Mechatronic Systems and Control; and an Associate Editor of the ASME Journal of Autonomous Vehicles and Systems (JAVS), and an editor of the ASME JAVS Special Issue on Quantum Engineering for Autonomous Vehicles.
2020-Pres. visiting associate, Aerospace Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA.
2016-Pres. Faculty, Electromechanical Engineering, California State University, USA.
03/19-09/19 Research Affiliate, Mobility and Robotic Systems section, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech, CA.
2017 Visiting Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
2014-2016 Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, Brunel University London, England, UK.
2013-2014 Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering, University of Hertfordshire, England, UK.
2011-2013 Lecturer, School of Engineering, University of Hertfordshire, England, UK.
2009-2011 Visiting Researcher, Applied and Computational Mathematics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA.
2007-2011 Visiting Scientist/Postdoctoral, Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
2005-2007 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.