Dr. Mahdi Haghshenas-Jaryani

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Arlington, 2014.

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Arlington, 2014

Lab: Bioinspired and Biomimetic Robotics Laboratory (Bio2Robotics Lab)

Research Interests

Soft Robotics, Bio-inspired and Bio-mimetic Robotics, Dynamics and Control of Soft-bodied and Hybrid Soft-and-Rigid Bodied Systems, Physical Human-Robot Interaction for Wearable Robotics and Soft Exoskeletons

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Haghshenas-Jaryani, R. Patterson, N. Bugnariu, and M.B.J Wijesundara, “Design and Control of Soft Robotic Hand Exoskeleton for Rehabilitation”, Journal of Hand Therapy, 2019, under review.
  2. Bowling, M. Haghshenas-Jaryani, “A Multiscale Modeling Approach for Biomolecular Systems”, Multibody System Dynamics, 33(4), pp 333-365, April 2015.
  3. Haghshenas-Jaryani, A. Bowling, “Modeling Flexibility in Myosin V Using a Multiscale Articulated Multi-Rigid Body Approach”, Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, 10(1), 011015 (2014).
  4. Haghshenas-Jaryani, B. Black, S. Ghaffari, J. Drake, A. Bowling, and S. Mohanty, “Dynamics of Microscopic Objects in Optical Tweezers: Experimental Determination of Underdamped Regime and Numerical Simulation using Multiscale Analysis,” Nonlinear Dynamics, 76(2), pp 1013-1030, April 2014.
  5. Haghshenas-Jaryani, A. Bowling, ”A New Switching Strategy for Addressing Euler Parameters in Dynamic Modeling and Simulation of Rigid Multibody Systems”, Multibody System Dynamics, 30(2), pp 185-197, August 2013.

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Haghshenas-Jaryani, C. Pande, and M.B.J. Wijesundara, “Soft Robotic Bilateral Rehabilitation System for Fine Motor Learning”, Proc. IEEE RAS&EMBS 16th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR), June 24-28, 2019, Toronto, Canada, p. 337-342, doi: 10.1109/ICORR.2019.8779510.
  2. Haghshenas-Jaryani and M.B.J. Wijesundara, “A Quasi-Static Model for Studying Physical Interaction Between a Soft Robotic Digit and a Human Finger”, ASME IDETC/CIE, Volume 5A: 42nd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, DETC2018-85629, August 26-29, 2018, Quebec City, Canada, doi:10.1115/DETC2018-85629.
  3. Haghshenas-Jaryani, M. Manvar, and M.B.J. Wijesundara, “Torque Characterization of a Novel Soft-and-Rigid Hybrid Actuator for Robotic Applications”, ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), V001T30A007, October 11-13, 2017, Tysons, VA, doi:10.1115/DSCC2017-5201.
  4. Haghshenas-Jaryani, C. Nothnagle, R.M. Patterson, N. Bugnariu, and M.B.J. Wijesundara, “Soft Robotic Rehabilitation Exoskeleton (REHAB Glove) for Hand Therapy”, Proc. ASME. IDETC/CIE, Volume3: 10th Frontiers in Biomedical Devices Conference (BIOMED), V003T13A005, August 6-9, 2017, Cleveland, OH, doi:10.1115/DETC2017-68291.
  5. Haghshenas-Jaryani, W. Carrigan, R.M. Patterson, N. Bugnariu, T. Niacaris, and M.B.J. Wijesundara, “Kinematic study of a soft-and-rigid robotic finger for rehabilitation and assistive applications”, Proc. ASME. IDETC/CIE, Volume5B: 40th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, V05BT07A065, August 21-24, 2016, doi:10.1115/DETC2016-59921.
  6. Haghshenas-Jaryani, W. Carrigan, C. Nothnagle, and M.B.J. Wijesundara, “Sensorized soft robotic glove for continuous passive motion therapy”, Proc. the 6th IEEE RAS&EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob), June 26-29, 2016, Singapore, pp. 815-820, doi: 10.1109/BIOROB.2016.7523728.
  7. Haghshenas-Jaryani, W. Carrigan, M.B.J. Wijesundara, “Design and Development of a Novel Soft-and-Rigid Hybrid Actuator System for Robotic Applications”, Proc. ASME. 39th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, vol. 5A, V05AT08A047, DETC2015-47761, August 2-5, 2015, Boston, MA, doi:10.1115/DETC2015-47761.
  8. Haghshenas-Jaryani, G.R. Vossoughi, “Trajectory Control of Snake-Like Robots in Operational Space Using a Double Layer Sliding Mode Controller”, Proc. ASME. 39th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, vol. 5A, V05AT08A053, DETC2015-46480, August 2-5, 2015, Boston, MA, doi:10.1115/DETC2015-46480.
  9. M. Haghshenas-Jaryani, A. Bowling, “Computational Study of Kinesin Motility and the Effect of Neck Linker using a Flexible Articulated Rigid Multibody Model”, in Proceedings of ASME 3rd Cong. on Nanoengineering for Medicine and Biology, NEMB 2014, February 2-5, 2014, San Francisco, CA.