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.
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.