Mohammad Rastgaar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Director, Dynamic Systems and Human-Interactive Robotics lab

Department of Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics

Michigan Technological University



Virginia Tech, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, 2008

Center for Vehicle Systems & Safety (CVeSS)



Michigan Tech, Assistant Professor,

Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics,

Jan. 2011 - present


MIT, Postdoctoral Associate,

Newman Laboratory for Biomechanics and Human Rehabilitation,

Nov. 2008 Dec. 2010


Research Interests:

 Dynamic systems and controls

 Human-robot interactions

 Assistive/prosthetic robotics

 Smart structures and structural dynamics



Contact info:

827 R.L. Smith MEEM Building

1400 Townsend Drive

Houghton, MI 49931-1295

Office: 906-487-1416

Fax: 906-487-2822