Farrokh Janabi-Sharifi

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Professor Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Toronto, Ontario fsharifi@torontomu.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 557097

Bio/Research

Farrokh Janabi-Sharifi received the BSc and MASc degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, and the University of Toronto, ON, Canada, in 1987 and 1990, respectively, and the PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Wate...

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Bio/Research

Farrokh Janabi-Sharifi received the BSc and MASc degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, and the University of Toronto, ON, Canada, in 1987 and 1990, respectively, and the PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, in 1995. He is currently a Professor of Mechatronics Engineering and the Director of the Robotics, Mechatronics, and Automation Laboratory, Toronto Metropolitan University, Toronto, ON, Canada. From 1995 to 1997, he was an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow and an Instructor in the Center for Intelligent Machines and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada. In 1997, he joined the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Toronto Metropolitan University. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Taejon, Korea; IRISA-INRIA, Rennes, France; and the Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany. He was an organizer and/or co-organizer of several international conferences on optomechatronic systems control. He was General Chair of the 2010 International Symposium on Optomechatronic Technologies, Toronto, Canada. He is currently an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Optomechatronics, and an Editorial Member of the Journal of Robotics and Automation. He is a Fellow of Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME), Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), Canadian Academy of Engineering, and Asian AI Association. His expertise includes Optomechatronics, Robotics and Automation with the focus on vision-based control of robots, continuum robots, medical robotics, aerial robotics, and aerial manipulation.

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Media Relations

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Media Relations

Irina Vukosavic
Media Relations Officer
irina.vukosavic@torontomu.ca
(416) 979-5000 ext. 557926

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