OAEE Faculty

Monfaredi, Reza

Monfaredi, Reza

Adjunct Faculty
Office of Advanced Engineering Education
A. James Clark School of Engineering
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EDUCATION
  • Ph.D., Mechanical engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2011
  • M.S., Mechanical engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2006
  • B.S., Mechanical and Manufacturing engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2003
BACKGROUND
 
Dr. Reza Monfaredi currently is a staff scientist at Children’s National Health System (CNHS), Washington DC where he completed his postdoctoral fellowship in 2013. He was a visiting scholar at Johns Hopkins University for 6 months before joining CNHS. His main focus now is MRI-compatible robotics, rehabilitation robotics, and Medical devices.

Medical robotics, MRI-Compatible Robots, Rehabilitation Robotics, Teleoperation Systems, Cooperative Robotics, Robot Planning

Selected Publications

J1. R. Monfaredi, S M Rezaei, and H A Talebi, “A Cooperative Robotic System for Handling a Geometrically Unknown Object”, Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Part I, Vol. 224, p.p. 970-982, 2010.

J2. Mohajerpoor, M Rezaei, A Talebi, M Noorhosseini, and R. Monfaredi, “A robust adaptive hybrid force/position control scheme of two planar manipulators handling an unknown object interacting with an environment”, Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Part I,  Vol. 226 , pp. 509-522, 2012.

J3. Meysam Bistooni, Reza Monfaredi, “Cooperative Robotic System Contorl Scheme for 6DOF spatial Handling of a Geometrically Unknown Object”, Transaction on Control and Mechanical Systems, 3(2), pp. 93-99, 2014.

J4. R Monfaredi, SM Rezaei, A Talebi, “A new observer-based adaptive controller for cooperative handling of an unknown object”, International journal of Robotica, pp. 1-27, Published online: 12 September 2014.

J5 R. Monfaredi, E. Wilson, B. Azizi Koutenaei, B. Labrecque, K. Leroy, J. Goldie, E. Louis, D. Swerdlow, K. Cleary, “Robot-assisted ultrasound imaging: overview and development of a parallel telerobotic system”, Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2015 Feb;24(1):pp 54-62.

J6 B. Azizi, E. Wilson, R. Monfaredi, C. Peters, G. Kronreif, and K. Cleary, “Robotic natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (R-NOTES): Literature review and prototype system”, Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies, 2015 Feb; 24(1): pp 18-23.

J7 M. O. Harris-LoveC. Ismail1, R. Monfaredi, H.J. Hernandez , D Pennington, P  Woletz, V McIntosh,  B. Adams, M.R. Blackman, “Interrater reliability of quantitative ultrasound using force feedback among examiners with varied levels of experience”, PeerJ 4:e2146; DOI 10.7717/peerj.2146, 2016.

J8 H. Sang, R. Monfaredi, E. Wilson, H. Fooladi, D. Preciado, K. Cleary, “A New Surgical Drill Instrument With Force Sensing and Force Feedback for Robotically Assisted Otologic Surgery”, Journal of Medical Devices, 11(3), 031009, 2017.

J9 H. Sang, J. Yun, R. Monfaredi, E.  Wilson, H. Fooladi, K. Cleary,” External Force Estimation and Implementation in Robotically Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery”, 13(2), 2017.

C1. R. Monfaredi, Kamran Razi, Saeed Shiri Ghydari and Seied Mehdi Rezaei,"Achieving High Transparency in Bilateral Teleoperation Using Stiffness Observer for Passivity Control", IEEE-IROS, p.p. 1686-1691 , 2006 , China.

C2. Kamran Razi, R Monfaredi, Saeed Shiri Ghydari and Seied Mehdi Rezaei , "A New Indicator for Gain-Switching Control of Position Error-based Teleoperation System", IEEE-IROS, p.p. 1105-1109 , 2006 , China.

C3. R. Monfaredi, S. M. Rezaei and H. A. Talebi,"Cooperative Robotic System for Grasping and Handling of an Object with Unknown Geometry", SMEIR 2010, (in Farsi).

C4. R. Monfaredi, S. M. Rezaei and H. A. Talebi, “A Cooperative Robotic System for Handling a Geometrically Unknown Object for non-rigid contact without force sensors”, IEEE Proceeding of the  International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, p.p. 240-245, 2011, Phuket, Thailand.

C5. R. Mohajerpoor, S. M. Rezaei, H. A. Talebi and R. Monfaredi, "A Robust Adaptive Control Scheme of Two Planar Manipulators Handling an Unknown Object in an Assembly Process‎", IEEE Proceeding of the  International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, p.p. 156-161, 2011, Phuket, Thailand.

C6. R. Mohajerpoor, S. M. Rezaei, H. A. Talebi and R. Monfaredi, "An adaptive hybrid control scheme for Two Planar Manipulators Handling an Unknown Object in an Assembly Process", International conference on Control, instrumentation and Automation, IEEE-ICCIA 2011, Shiraz.

C7. A. Jafari , M. Rezaei, A. Talebi, S. Shiry Ghidary, and R. Monfaredi, "An adaptive hybrid force motion control design for robot manipulators interacting in constrained motion with unknown non-rigid environments", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition,  pp. 1063-1069, 2012, Texas, USA, 2012.

C8. A. Jafari, R. Monfaredi, M. Rezaei, A. Talebi, and S. Shiry Ghidary, "Sliding mode hybrid impedance control of robot manipulators interacting with unknown environments using VSMRC method", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition,  pp. 1071-1081, Texas, USA, 2012.

C9 R. Monfaredi, E. Wilson, R. Sze, K. Sharma, B. Azizi, I. Iordachita, K. Cleary, “ Shoulder-Mounted Robot for MRI-Guided Arthrography: Accuracy and Mounting Study”, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Milan, Italy, August 25-29, 2015.

C10 R. Monfaredi, S. Evans, C. Coley, A. Silverman, A. Jain, E. Wilson, K. Cleary, “Robotically assisted ankle rehabilitation for pediatrics”, Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), 2016 6th IEEE International Conference on, Singapore, 26-29 June, 2016.

C11 H. F. Talari, R. Monfaredi, E. Wilson, E. Blum, C. Bayne, C. Peters ; A. Zhang ; K. Cleary,
" Robotically assisted ureteroscopy for kidney exploration ", Proc. SPIE 10135, Medical Imaging 2017: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, 1013512 (March 3, 2017); doi:10.1117/12.2253862; 

C12 P.R. Tabrizi, H. Sang, H.F. Talari, D. Preciado, R. Monfaredi, B. Reilly, S. Arikatla, A. Enquobahrie, K. Cleary, " Temporal bone dissection simulator for training pediatric otolaryngology surgeons ", Proc. SPIE 10135, Medical Imaging 2017: Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, 101352O (March 3, 2017); doi:10.1117/12.2254168