Principal Investigator (PI)

Vahid Azimi

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Control and Robotics

vahidazimi@auburn.edu

Vahid Azimi received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2020. From 2020 to 2021, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Stanford University. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University. His research interests include nonlinear control, safety-critical control, adaptive control, robotics and autonomous systems, artificial intelligence/machine learning, motion/path planning, and estimation. From 2014 to 2016, he was a Graduate Researcher at the Embedded Control Systems Research Lab, Cleveland State University, and the AMBER Lab, California Institute of Technology. He was the recipient of the 2020 ECE Graduate Student Instructor Award from the Georgia Institute of Technology. His publication record includes two finalists for the best student paper at the 2017 ACC and the 2021 IEEE CCTA. He will serve as the associate editor for BioRob 2022, IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics & Biomechatronics.