Hossein Rastgoftar

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Postdoctoral Researcher

Aerospace Engineering

2016 FXB – hosseinr@umich.edu

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About Hossein

Hossein Rastgoftar is currently a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he is involved in a collaborative long-term autonomy project supervised by Prof. E. M. Atkins. He has received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University in 2015. Hossein has two MS degrees (one in Mechanical Systems and the other in Solid Mechanics) and a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering-Thermo-Fluids.

Research Interests

Dynamics and Control, Machine Learning, Real-Time Control and Markov Decision Process, Multi-Agent Systems, Applied Mathematics, Applied Mechanics 

Recent Publications
Book:

Journal Papers:

  • Hossein Rastgoftar and Ella M. Atkins, 2017, “A Novel Graph Theoretic Based Technique for Analyzing Conduction Problems,” Springer Journal of Engineering Mathematics, accepted.
  • Hossein Rastgoftar and Ella M. Atkins, “Collision-Free Continuum Deformation of Multi-Agent Systems in a Nonlinear Space,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (Revision will be submitted soon).
  • Hossein Rastgoftar and Ella M. Atkins, “Unmanned Vehicle Autonomy for Long-Duration Sampling Missions,” AIAA Journal of Aerospace Information Systems (Revision will be submitted soon).
  • Hossein Rastgoftar and Ella M. Atkins, 2016, “Continuum Deformation of Multi-Agent Systems under Directed Communication Topologies ,” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control. DOI: 10.1115/1.4033866
  • Hossein Rastgoftar, Harry G. Kwatny, and Ella M. Atkins, 2016, “Asymptotic Tracking and Robustness of MAS Transitions under a New Communication Topology,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering , Volume: PP, Issue: 99.  DOI: 10.1109/TASE.2016.2547885
  • Hossein Rastgoftar and Suhada Jayasuriya,  2015, “Swarm Motion as Particles of a Continuum with Communication Delays,” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and ControlVolume: 1337.  Doi: 10.1115/1.4030757
  • Hossein Rastgoftar and Suhada Jayasuriya, 2014, “Evolution of Multi-Agent Systems as Continua,” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control Volume: 136, Issue: 4. Doi: 10.1115/1.4026659
  • Hossein Rastgoftar and Suhada Jayasuriya, 2014, “An Alignment Strategy for Evolution of Multi-Agent Systems,” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems Measurement and Control Volume: 137, Issue: 2. Doi: 10.1115/1.4028147
  • Hossein Rastgoftar, M. Eghtesad and A. Khayatian, “Boundary Control of Temperature Distribution in a Spherical Shell With Spatially Varying Parameters,” ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Volume: 134, Issue: 1. Doi: 10.1115/1.1636199
  • Hossein Rastgoftar, M. Eghtesad and A. Khayatian, “Boundary Control of Temperature Distribution in a Rectangular Functionally Graded Material Plate,” ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Volume: 133, Issue: 2. Doi: 10.1115/1.4002437
  • Hossein Rastgoftar, M. Eghtesad and A. Khayatian, “Boundary Control of Large Amplitude Vibration of Anisotropic Composite Laminated Plates,” ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Volume: 132, Issue: 6. Doi:10.1115/1.4000984