Farbod Khoshnoud

Farbod Khoshnoud

Faculty, Electromechanical Engineering Technology, College of Engineering

Dr. Farbod Khoshnoud

Farbod Khoshnoud, PhD, PGCE, CEng, M.IMechE, M.ASME, HEA Fellow, is a faculty member 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 Multibody Dynamics, Robotics, Controls, and Autonomy applications.

 

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); and the editor of the Quantum Engineering special issue of the Journal of Mechatronic Systems and Control.


Links:

https://www.cpp.edu/faculty/fkhoshnoud/index.shtml

https://sites.google.com/view/farbodk/home


Academic appointments

 

2016-Pres. Faculty, Engineering, California State University, USA.

2019          Research Affiliate, Mobility and Robotic Systems section, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech. 

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.

 

Publications

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  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Ibrahim I. Esat (Brunel), Clarence W. De Silva (UBC), Marco B. Quadrelli (JPL), Quantum Muultibody Dynamics, 2020, in progress.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Lucas Lamata (Sevilla), Clarence W. De Silva (UBC), Ibrahim I. Esat (Brunel), Shayan Javaherian, et al., EEG triggered Quantum Entanglement, Cryptography, and Teleportation for Control of Dynamical Systems and Autonomy, 2020, in progress.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Lucas Lamata (Sevilla), Clarence W. De Silva (UBC), Marco B. Quadrelli (JPL), Scott M BoskovichQuantum Teleportation for Control of Dynamical Systems and Autonomy, 2020, submitted, under review.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, I. I. Esat, S. Javaherian, B. Bahr, Edited by C.W. de Silva, Quantum Entanglement and Cryptography for Automation and Control of Dynamical SystemsInstrumentation Journal, Edited by C.W. de Silva, 2019, accepted, in press.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Ibrahim I. Esat (Brunel), Marco B. Quadrelli (JPL), Dario Robinson (UPD Police),  Quantum Cooperative Robotics and Autonomy, Instrumentation Journal, Edited by C.W. de Silva, 2019, in press. VIDEO.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Ibrahim I. Esat (Brunel), Clarence W. De Silva (UBC), Jason Rhodes, Alina Kiessling (JPL), Marco B. Quadrelli (JPL), Self-powered Solar Aerial Vehicles: towards infinite endurance UAVs, Unmanned Systems, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2020, pp. 1–23. [Preprint PDF]
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, II Esat, CW De Silva, Marco B. Quadrelli (JPL), Quantum Network of Cooperative Unmanned Autonomous Systems, Unmanned Systems journal, Vol. 07, No. 02, pp. 137-145, 2019.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Dario Robinson (Pomona Police), Ibrahim I. Esat (Brunel), Clarence W. De Silva (UBC), Richard H.C. Bonser (Brunel), Marco B. Quadrelli (JPL), Research-informed service-learning in Mechatronics and Dynamic Systems, American Society for Engineering Education conference, Los Angeles, April 4-5, 2019, Paper ID #27850, [PDF].
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Christopher Bowen (Bath), Cris Mares (Brunel), Piezoelectric aeroelastic flutter energy harvesting using bistable material, Instrumentation Journal, Vol 6. No 1, 2019.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Michael McKerns, Clarence W. De Silva, Ibrahim Esat, Houman Owhadi, Self-powered Dynamic Systems in the framework of Optimal Uncertainty Quantification, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, Volume 139, Issue 9, 2017 [Preprint PDF].
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, C. W. de Silva, and I. I. Esat, Quantum Entanglement of Autonomous Vehicles for Cyber-physical security, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Banff, Canada, October 5–8, pp. 2655- 2660, 2017.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Michael McKerns, Clarence W. De Silva, Ibrahim Esat, Richard H.C. Bonser, Houman Owhadi, Self-powered and Bio-inspired Dynamic Systems: Research and Education, ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 2016.
  • Panagiotis Bazios, Farbod Khoshnoud, and Ibrahim Esat, Energy harvesting from suspension system and self-powered vibration control for a seven degree of freedom vehicle model, Journal of Multi-body Dynamics, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, DOI: 10.1177/1464419317735990, 2017.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Clarence W. De Silva, Ibrahim Esat, Bioinspired Psi Intelligent control for autonomous dynamic systems, Journal of Control and Intelligent Systems, Vol. 43, No. 4, 2015.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Y. Zhang, R. Shimura, A. Shahba, G. Jin, G. Pissanidis, Y.K. Chen, Clarence W. De Silva, Energy regeneration from suspension dynamic modes and self-powered actuation, IEEE/ASME transaction on Mechatronics, Volume: 20, Issue: 5, pp. 2513 - 2524, 2015.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Clarence W. De Silva, Ibrahim Esat, Bioinspired Psi Intelligent control for autonomous vehicles, IEEE International conference on computer science and education, Cambridge, UK, pp. 208-212, July 2015.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Jianbo Lu, Y. Zhang, Richard Folkson, C. W. De Silva, Suspension energy regeneration for random excitations and self-powered actuation, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Diego, CA, USA, pp. 2549-2554, October 2014.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, D. Dell, Y. K. Chen, R. K. Calay, Clarence W. de Silva, Houman Owhadi, Self-Powered Dynamic Systems, European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, Munich, Germany, 1-5 July 2013.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Self-Powered Dynamic Systems, Wikipedia, 2013: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-powered_dynamic_systems (Wikipedia page)
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Y.K. Chen, and R.K. Calay, On Power and Control Systems of Multibody Advanced Airship for Transport, International journal of Modelling, Identification and Control, Vol. 18, No. 4, 2013.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, D. B. Sundar, N. M. Badi, Y. K. Chen, R. K. Calay and Clarence W. de Silva, Energy harvesting from suspension systems using regenerative force actuators, International Journal of Vehicle Noise and Vibration, Vol. 9, Nos. 3/4, pp. 294 - 311, 2013.
  • B.A.M.S.G. Abeysinghe, Farbod Khoshnoud, , Y.K. Chen, R.K. Calay, Control of Airships in the framework of Uncertainty Quantification, European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, Munich, Germany, 1-5 July 2013.
  • O. Riaz, R. Shah, B. Patel, Farbod Khoshnoud, G. Pissanidis, Y.K. Chen, A. Shahba, R. Shimura, and G. Gaviraghi, Piezoelectric energy harvesting for airships and investigation of bio-inspired energy harvesters, European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, Munich, Germany, 1-5 July 2013.
  • V. Patel, Farbod Khoshnoud G. Pissanidis, D. Montalvao, and Y.K. Chen, Aeroelastic vibration control of hybrid airships using regenerative actuators, European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, Munich, Germany, 1-5 July 2013.
  • Giorgio Gaviraghi, D. Vucinic, P. Rukshan, P. Marzocca and Farbod Khoshnoud, Space launching base in stratosphere, European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, Munich, Germany, 1-5 July 2013.
  • Ashley Bidmead, Farbod Khoshnoud, and Yong K. Chen, Conceptual Design of an Energy Harvesting System for Air Vehicles Landing Gear, European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, Munich, Germany, 1-5 July 2013.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud and Clarence W. de Silva, Recent advances in MEMS sensor technology - Biomedical Applications, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp. 8 – 14, 2012. (The most accessed article, 2013)
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Y.K. Chen, and R.K. Calay, An integrated Solar-Fuel Cell Powered System for Airships, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control, Wuhan, China, June 2012.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud and Clarence W. de Silva, Recent advances in MEMS sensor technology - Mechanical Applications, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp. 14 – 24, 2012.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud and Clarence W. de Silva, Recent advances in MEMS sensor technology - Thermo-Fluid and Electrical, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp. 16-20, 2012.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Houman Owhadi and Clarence W. de Silva, Stochastic simulation of energy extraction with an optically controlled nano-electromechanical engine, International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 31 Issue 2, 2011, pp. 134-142.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Houman Owhadi, Clarence W. de Silva, Weidong Zhu and Carlos E. Ventura, Energy harvesting from ambient vibration with a nanotube based oscillator for remote vibration monitoring, Proc. of the Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Vancouver, BC, June 2011.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Houman Owhadi, Clarence W. de Silva and Shaofan Li, Multiscale non-equilibrium molecular dynamics formulation for Casimir energy, Proc. of the Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Vancouver, BC, June 2011.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Houman Owhadi and Clarence W. de Silva, Analysis and design of a multiscale actuator with thermal-mechanical energy conversion and coupling, Proc. of the Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Vancouver, BC, June 2011.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, C. W. de Silva, and Houman Owhadi, Analysis and Design of a Nano-electromechanical Vibration Sensor, Proc. of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Vancouver, BC, 2010.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, H. Owhadi and C. W. de Silva, Stochastic Simulation of a Casimir Oscillator, Proc. of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Vancouver, BC, 2010.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud and C. W. de Silva, Modal Analysis of Systems Using a Neuro-fuzzy Approach, Proc. of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Vancouver, BC, 2010.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud and C. W. de Silva, Analysis of a Carbon Nanotube-based Nanoelectromechanical Vibration Sensor Using Finite Element Modelling, The 5th International Congress of Nano Bio Clean Tech 2008, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 2008.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud and C. W. de Silva, Design of an Embedded Nano-electromechanical Sensor based on Carbon Nanotubes for Vibration Monitoring, The 5th International Congress of Nano Bio Clean Tech 2008, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 2008.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Farhoud Khoshnoud, I. I. Esat, C. E. Ventura, C. W. de Silva, Structural vibration modelling using a neuro-fuzzy approach, 2006 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, July 2006.
  • F. Khoshnoud and C. E. Ventura, A Novel Approach in Obtaining Higher Order Modes for Output Only Modal Analysis Using Fuzzy Sets, International Operational Modal Analysis Conference (IOMAC) Workshop, Denmark, May 2006.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Farhoud Khoshnoud, I. I. Esat, Modal description of vibratory behaviour of structures using fuzzy membership functions,Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Journal of Multi-body Dynamics, No. K4, pp. 173-181, December 2004.
  • Farbod Khoshnoud, Farhoud Khoshnoud, I. I. Esat, Enhancing FRFs by Fuzzy membership functions, Integrated Design & process Technology conference, Turkey, June 2004.

 

Books

    • Farbod Khoshnoud, Clarence W. De Silva, et al., Mechatronics: Fundamentals and Applications, (one of the editors of the book and contributed two chapters: 1-Self-powered and Biologically Inspired Dynamic Systems, 2- Bio-MEMS Sensors and Actuators), Taylor & Francis / CRC Press, 2015.

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