School of Mechanical Engineering |University of Tehran

University of Tehran

Farshid Najafi

  • Design and implementation of medical robots for diagnosis and surgery.
  • Design and implementation of haptic devices.
  • Mechatronics and Biomechatronics.
  • Tele-robotic system design.
  • Mechanical design of robots.

Academic Path

مکانیک جامدات دانشگاه شریف، 1370-1375
مکانیک جامدات دانشگاه مانیتوبا کانادا، 1381-1383
مکانیک جامدات دانشگاه مانیتوبا کانادا، 1389-1383


  • Heat Transfer
  • Robot Manipulation
  • Mechatronics II
  • Industrial Computer Networks
  • Robot Manipulation
  • Digital Logic and Microprocessors
  • System Modeling and Simulation (System Dynamics)

Featured Articles

  • Najafi, F., Karpenko, M., Irani, P., Sepehri, N. “Force Regulating Using Concepts of Haptic and Visual Force Feedbacks”, Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, in press, 2011.
  • Najafi, F., Sepehri, N., “A Novel Robotic Wrist for Remote Ultrasound Imaging”, Mechanisms and Machine Theory, Vol. 46, No. 8, pp. 1153-1170, August 2011.
  • Najafi, F., N. “Design and Prototyping of a Force-reflecting Hand-controller for Ultrasound Imaging”, ASME Transactions on Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol. 3, No. 2, May 2011.
  • Najafi, F., Sepehri, N., “A Novel Hand-Controller for Remote Ultrasound Imaging”, Mechatronics, Vol. 18, No.10, pp. 578-590, December 2008.
  • Bahreyni, B., Najafi, F., Shafai, C., “Piezoresistive Sensing with Twin-Beam Structures in Standard MEMS Foundry Processes”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol.127, No.2, pp. 325-331, 2006.
  • Najafi, F., Sepehri, N., “A Robotic System for Remote Palpation and Ultrasound Imaging”, Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment, Vol., 4, No, 2, pp 188-190, abstract paper, April 2005.