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Kaveh Nazem Tahmasebi

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About me

Automated vehicles are emerging as a revolutionary technology that is shaping the future of mobility. In the design and operation of these systems, considering safety and reliability as two crucial factors is necessary. I am interested in developing safety control strategies, particularly stochastic model predictive control with control barrier function, for autonomous vehicles suffering measurement uncertainties and operating in unknown environments. I am working on detecting and modeling uncertainties and failures using both model-based and machine-learning algorithms. Before starting my PhD, I worked as a research engineer at the unit of Mechatronics at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. During this time, I developed a fault injection tool to identify faulty operations in the control functions of automated driving. Additionally, I designed a cascaded control system for a Stewart platform.

Before joining KTH, I completed my MSc in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano, Italy. During that time, I focused on developing an algorithm for trajectory planning to enable obstacle avoidance in unmanned aerial vehicles. In addition, I served as a research assistant in the Field Robotics Lab at the University of Bolzano-Bozen, Italy.

Some projects I have been involved in:

TRUST-EEUREKA EURIPIDES2, from 2021.04 - Current. Contributing to the areas of safety control algorithms in automated vehicles, remaining useful lifetime estimation, and uncertainties analysis.

SocketSense, EU H2020, from 2019 – 2022. Contributing in the areas of systems engineering, mechatronic systems, advanced state estimation, and robotics control.


Degree Project in Mechatronics, Second Cycle (MF214X), teacher | Course web

Degree Project in Mechatronics, Second Cycle (MF224X), teacher | Course web

Research Methodology in Mechatronics (MF2071), teacher | Course web