Book Chapters

[B2] T. Nguyen, H. M. La., V. Azimi, T.-T. Han, “Bounded distributed flocking control of nonholonomic mobile robots,” Swarm Intelligence: Principles, current algorithms, and methods, IET book chapter, Vol. 1, pp. 297-321, 2018.

[B1] Y. Kondratenko, G. Khademi, V. Azimi et al., “Robotics and prosthetics at Cleveland State University: modern information, communication, and modeling technologies,” Information and Communication Technologies in Education, Research, and Industrial Applications, Springer International Publishing, pp. 133-155, 2017.

Journal Papers and Letters

[J19] V. Azimi, S. Hutchinson, “Exponential control Lyapunov-barrier function using a filtering-based concurrent learning adaptive approach,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Accepted, 2021.

[J18] M. Sharifi, V. Azimi, V. K. Mushahwar, M. Tavakoli, “Impedance learning-based adaptive control for human-robot interaction,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Accepted, 2021.

[J17] A. Rajaei, M. Raeiszadeh, V. Azimi, M. Sharifi, “State estimation-based control of COVID-19 epidemic before and after vaccine development,” Journal of Process Control, Vol. 102, pp. 1-14, 2021.

[J16] V. Azimi, T. Shu, H. Zhao, R. Gehlhar, D. Simon and A. D. Ames, "Model-Based Adaptive Control of Transfemoral Prostheses: Theory, Simulation, and Experiments," in IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 1174-1191, Feb. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TSMC.2019.2896193.

[J15] B. Wingo, M. Murtaza, V. Azimi, S. Hutchinson, “Adaptively robust control policy synthesis through Riemannian motion policies,” IEEE Control Systems Letters, 2020.

[J14] V. Azimi, T. Nguyen, M. Sharifi, S. A. Fakoorian, D. Simon, “Robust ground reaction force estimation and control of lower-limb prostheses,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, Vol. 50, No. 8, pp. 3024-3035, 2020.

[J13] V. Azimi, D. Munther, M. Sharifi, P. A. Vela, “Enhancing produce safety: state estimation-based robust adaptive control of a produce wash system,” Journal of Process Control, Vol. 86, pp. 1-15, 2020.

[J12] S. Fakoorian, A. Roshanineshat, P. Khalaf, V. Azimi, D. Simon, E. Hardin, “An extensive set of kinematic and kinetic data for individuals with intact limbs and transfemoral prosthesis users,” Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, 2020.

[J11] T. Nguyen, C. Edwards, V. Azimi, W.-C. Su, “Improving control effort in output feedback sliding mode control of sampled-data systems,” IET Control Theory & Applications, Vol. 13, No. 13, pp. 2128-2137, 2019.

[J10] S. A. Fakoorian, A. Mohammadi, V. Azimi, D. Simon, “Robust Kalman-type filter for nonGaussian noise: performance analysis with unknown noise covariances,” Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control-Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 141, No. 9: 091011, 2019.

[J9] V. Azimi, S. A. Fakoorian, T. T. Nguyen, D. Simon, “Robust adaptive impedance control with application to a transfemoral prosthesis and test robot,” Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control-Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 140, No. 12, pp. 121002-121002-15, 2018.

[J8] V. Azimi, D. Munther, S. A. Fakoorian, T. T. Nguyen, D. Simon, “Noise identification and state estimation of a produce wash system,” Journal of Food Engineering, Vol. 212, No. 0260-8774, pp. 136 - 145, 2017.

[J7] S. Fakoorian, V. Azimi, S. M. Moosavi, H. Richter, D. Simon, “Ground reaction force estimation in prosthetic legs with nonlinear Kalman filtering methods,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 11, No. 139, DOI: 10.1115/1.4036546, 2016.

[J6] V. Azimi, M. B. Menhaj, A. Fakharian, “Tool position tracking control of a nonlinear uncertain flexible robot manipulator by using robust H2/H∞ controller via T-S fuzzy model,” Sadhana, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 307-333, 2015.

[J5] V. Azimi, M. B. Menhaj, “Output electrical power control of horizontal axis wind turbine using indirect model reference adaptive neuro controller,” Majlesi Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 11-26, 2015.

[J4] V. Azimi, M. B. Menhaj, Ahmad Fakharian, “Fuzzy mixed-sensitivity control of uncertain nonlinear induction motor,” Majlesi Journal of Electrical Engineering, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 45-53, 2014.

[J3] V. Azimi, M. B. Menhaj, A. Fakharian, “Position and current control of a permanent-magnet synchronous motor by using loop-shaping methodology: blending of H∞ mixed-sensitivity problem and T-S fuzzy model scheme,” Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control-Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 135, No. 5, pp. 051006-1–051006-11, 2013.

[J2] V. Azimi, M. B. Menhaj, A. Fakharian, “Robust fuzzy gain-scheduled control of the 3-phase IPMSM,” Amirkabir International Journal of Science & Research (Modeling, Identification, Simulation & Control), Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 1-14, 2013.

[J1] V. Azimi, M. A. Nekoui, A. Fakharian, “Robust multi-objective H2/H∞ tracking control based on T-S fuzzy model for a class of nonlinear uncertain drive systems,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mech. Eng. Part I-Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Vol. 226, No. 8, pp. 1107–1118, 2012.

Conference Papers

[C24] M. A. Murtaza, S. Aguilera, V. Azimi, S. Hutchinson, “Real-time safety and control of robotic manipulators with torque saturation in operational space,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Accepted, 2021.

[C23] M. A. Khan, V. Azimi, S. Onori, “Global sensitivity analysis of aging parameters for a Lithiumion battery cell using optimal charging profiles,” IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, Accepted, 2021. Best Student Paper Award Finalist.

[C22] V. Azimi, A. Allam, W. T. Joe, Y. Choi, S. Onori, “Fast charging-minimum degradation optimal control of series-connected battery modules with DC/DC bypass converters based on an electrochemical-thermal-aging model,” American Control Conference, Accepted, 2021.

[C21] E. Seraj, V. Azimi, C. Abdallah, S. Hutchinson, M. Gombolay, “Adaptive leader-follower control for multi-robot teams with uncertain network structure,” American Control Conference, Accepted, 2021.

[C20] S. Farzan, V. Azimi, A. Hu, J. Rogers, “Cable estimation-based control for wire-borne underactuated brachiating robots: a combined direct-indirect adaptive robust approach,” Conference on Decision and Control, Jeju Island, Korea, 2020.

[C19] M. Murtaza, V. Azimi, Seth Hutchinson, “Feedback whole-body control of wheeled inverted pendulum humanoids using operational state space,” IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Las Vegas, NV, 2020.

[C18] V. Azimi, P. A. Vela, “Robust adaptive quadratic programming and safety performance of nonlinear systems with unstructured uncertainties,” Conference on Decision and Control, Miami, FL, 2018.

[C17] V. Azimi, P. A. Vela, “Performance reference adaptive control: a joint quadratic programming and adaptive control framework,” American Control Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 2018.

[C16] M. Heydarzadeh, M. Nourani, V. Azimi, A. R. Kashanipour, “Vibration-based bearing fault diagnosis using reflection coefficients of the autoregressive model,” American Control Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 2018.

[C15] V. Azimi, T. Shu, H. Zhao, E. Ambrose, A. D. Ames, D. Simon, “Robust control of a powered transfemoral prosthesis device with experimental verification,” American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, 2017. Best Student Paper Award Finalist.

[C14] S. M. Moosavi, S. A. Fakoorian, V. Azimi, H. Richter, D. Simon, “A derivative-free Kalman filtering-based control of a powered transfemoral prosthetic test robot,” American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, 2017.

[C13] T. Nguyen, V. Azimi, W.-C. Su, “Improvement of control signals in output feedback sliding mode control of sampled-data systems,” American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, 2017.

[C12] S. A. Fakoorian, S. Moosavi, R. Izanloo, V. Azimi, D. Simon, “Maximum correntropy constrained Kalman filter,” Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Tyson, VA, 2017.

[C11] V. Azimi, D. Simon, H. Richter, S. Fakoorian, “Robust composite adaptive transfemoral prosthesis control with non-scalar boundary layer trajectories,” American Control Conference, Boston, MA, 2016.

[C10] Y. Kondratenko, G. Khademi, V. Azimi et al., “Information, communication, and modeling technologies in prosthetic leg and robotics research at Cleveland State University,” International Conference on ICT in Education, Research, and Industrial Applications, Kyiv, Ukraine, 2016.

[C9] V. Azimi, D. Simon, H. Richter, “Stable robust adaptive impedance control of a prosthetic leg,” Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Columbus, OH, 2015.

[C8] S. Fakoorian, D. Simon, H. Richter, V. Azimi, “Ground reaction force estimation in prosthetic legs with an extended Kalman filter,” 10th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference, Orlando, FL, 2015.

[C7] V. Azimi, M. B. Menhaj, A. Fakharian, “Adaptive control of a wind turbine based on neural networks,” 13th Iranian Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Qazvin, Iran, 2013.

[C6] V. Azimi, M. B. Menhaj, A. Fakharian, “Fuzzy robust control of MIMO nonlinear uncertain systems,” 13th Iranian Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Qazvin, Iran, 2013.

[C5] V. Azimi, M. B. Menhaj, A. Fakharian, “Robust H2/H∞ control for a robot manipulator fuzzy system,” 13th Iranian Conference on Fuzzy Systems, Qazvin, Iran, 2013.

[C4] V. Azimi, A. Fakharian, M. B. Menhaj, “Robust mixed-sensitivity gain-scheduled H∞ tracking control of a nonlinear time-varying IPMSM via a T-S fuzzy model,” 9th France-Japan & 7th Europe-Asia Congress on and Research and Education in Mechatronics, Paris, France, 2012.

[C3] V. Azimi, M. A. Nekoui, A. Fakharian, “Speed and torque control of induction motor by using robust H∞ mixed-sensitivity problem via T-S fuzzy model,” Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, Tehran, Iran, 2012.

[C2] A. Fakharian, V. Azimi, “Robust mixed-sensitivity H∞ control for a class of MIMO uncertain nonlinear IPM synchronous motor via T-S fuzzy model,” Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics, Miedzyzdroje, Poland, 2012.

[C1] V. Azimi, P. Akhlaghi, M. H. Kazimi, “Robust multi objective H2/H∞ control of nonlinear uncertain systems using multiple linear model and ANFIS,” Chinese Control and Decision Conference, China, 2011.

Journal Papers under Review

[UJ6] V. Azimi, A. Allam, S. Onori, “A power electronics and optimal control-based solution to tame heterogeneity in Lithium-ion battery packs for life extension,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2021.

[UJ5] S. Farzan, V. Azimi, A. P. Hu, J. Rogers, “Adaptive control of wire-borne underactuated brachiating robots using control Lyapunov and barrier functions,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2021.

[UJ4] V. Azimi, S. Hutchinson, “Non-collocated control and safety of underactuated robotic systems: exponential disturbance-to-error stability of a robust quadratic program-based adaptive neural controller,” International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 2021.

[UJ3] V. Azimi, S. Fakoorian, S. Onori, “Stable kernel size adaptation-based maximum correntropy Kalman filter,” Automatica, 2020.

[UJ2] V. Azimi, S. Farzan, S. Hutchinson, “A robust time-varying Riccati-based control for uncertain nonlinear dynamical systems,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 2021.

[UJ1] V. Azimi, M. Sharifi, S. Fakoorian, T. T. Nguyen, “State estimation-based robust optimal control of influenza epidemics in an interactive human society,” Information Sciences, 2020.

Conference Papers under Review

[UC2] V. Azimi, S. Hutchinson, “Filtering-based concurrent learning adaptive control: exponential convergence of system parameters and control coefficient,” American Control Conference, 2022.

[UC1] A. Takahashi, G. Pozzato, A. Allam, V. Azimi, X. Li, D. Lee, J. Ko, S. Onori, “Core-shell enhanced single-particle model for LiFePO4 batteries,” American Control Conference, 2022.