Education:

Degree Obtained   Date University
Ph.D. Student Mechanical Engineering Jan 2017 Concordia University
M.Sc. Mechatronics Engineering 2011- 2013 K.N Toosi University of Technology
B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering 2006- 2010 K.N Toosi University of Technology

Journal Publications:

  1. Toward the Art of Robotic Assisted Vitreoretinal Eye Surgery
    A.Molaei, E. Abedloo, M.D. de Smet, S. Safi, M. Khorshidifar, H. Ahmadieh, M.A. Khosravi, and N. Daftarian Journal of ophthalmic & vision research, 2017. [pdf]
  2. Upcoming Methods and Specification for Continuous Intraocular Pressure Monitoring Systems in Glaucoma
    Molaei, V. Karamzadeh, S. Safi, H. Esfandiarpour, J. Dargahi, M.A. Khosravi, Journal of ophthalmic & vision research (accepted) , 2017. [pdf]

Patents:

  1. Minimally Invasive Eye Surgery Robot
    Molaei, E. Abedloo, H.D. Taghirad, Iran Patent, 2015, No: 84812,“Certified by Iranian Center of Scientific and Industrial Research”
  2. Fully Parallel Microsurgical Robotic Arm for Eye Surgery
    Molaei, A. Khorasani, H.D. Taghirad, Iran Patent, 2016, No: 9098
  3. Kinetic Symbols
    Molaei, E. Abedloo, H.D. Taghirad, Iran Patent, 2016, No: 91227

Conference Papers:

  1. Review of Tactile Sensors and Display in Robotic-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgeries
    Mbabazi, J. Dargahi, A. Molaei, International Conference of  Mechatronics and Robotics, Structural Analysis, (MEROSTA), 2017, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, July 2017
  2. Sensors, Actuators and Devices in Cardiovascular Systems
    Al Hmouz, A. Molaei, J. Dargahi,, International Conference of Mechatronics and Robotics, Structural Analysis, (MEROSTA), 2017, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, July 2017
  3. Kinematic and Workspace Analysis of DIAMOND: an Innovative Eye Surgery Robot
    Molaei, E. Abedloo, H.D. Taghirad, Z. Marvi, Electrical Engineering (ICEE), 2015 23rd Iranian Conference on. IEEE, 2015
  4. Vision-based Kinematic Calibration of Spherical Robots
    Aghand, H.D. Taghirad, A. Molaei, Robotics and Mechatronics (ICRoM), 2015 Second RSI/ISM International Conference on. IEEE, 2015.
  5. Dynamics Formulation and Motion Control of a Planar Parallel Manipulator
    Farhadmanesh, E. Abedloo, A. Molaei, Robotics and Mechatronics (ICRoM), 2015 Second RSI/ISM International Conference on. IEEE, 2015.
  6. Closed-form Dynamic Formulation of Spherical Parallel Manipulators by Gibbs-Appell Method
    Abedloo, A. Molaei, H.D. Taghirad, Robotics and Mechatronics (ICRoM), 2014 Second RSI/ISM International Conference on. IEEE, 2014.

Awards and Scholarships:

  1. International Student Tuition Award of Excellence for Ph.D. Studies, Concordia University, Jan 2017
  2. Financial Award of Excellence for Ph.D. Studies, Concordia University, Jan 2017
  3. Tuition Exemption Award for M.Sc. in Mechatronics Engineering, K.N Toosi University of Technology, Jan. 2011- Sep. 2013
  4. Tuition Exemption Award for B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, K.N Toosi University of Technology, Sep. 2006 – Sep. 2010

Advising Thesis

  1. Modelling and Implementation of Parallelogram Based Remote Center of Motion Mechanism for Vitreoretinal Eye Surgeries,
    M.Sc. Thesis, Behnam Varmaghani, Amir Kabir University of Technology, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2017
  2. Design and Implementation of a 2RT Parallel Robot for Eye Tele surgery,
    M.Sc. Thesis, Abas Bataleblou, K.N Toosi University of Technology, Department of Electrical And Computer Engineering, 2017
  3. Implementation of a Parallel Spherical Robot for Eye Tele surgery and Applying Impedance Control on it,
    M.Sc. Thesis, Zahra Marvi, K.N Toosi University of Technology, Department of Electrical And Computer Engineering, 2015
  4. Minimally Invasive Eye Surgery Parallel Robot Designed for Vitrectomy Surgery,
    B.Sc. Thesis, Pedram Agand, K.N Toosi University of Technology, Department of Electrical And Computer Engineering, 2014

Involvement in Research Proposal and Grant Applications 

  1. Concordia Facility Optimization Grant, Surgical Robotics and Tactile Sensors Lab, 2017
  2. Iranian Center of Ophthalmic Research Project Grant, Amir Kabir University of Tech, 2016
  3. Iranian National Science Foundation Grant for Research, K.N Toosi University of Tech.2011

Voluntary Roles in Conferences

  1. Reviewer at the 5th International Conference of Robotic and Mechatronics, IEEE Sharif University of Technology, IEEE Iran Section, 2017,Tehran, Iran
  2. Executive committee member of Iranian Conference of Mechanical Engineering, K.N Toosi University of Technology, Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineers, April 2013, Tehran, Iran
  3. Reviewer at the 1st International Conference of Robotic and Mechatronics, IEEE Sharif University of Technology, IEEE Iran Section ,2012, Tehran, Iran
  4. Executive committee member of International Conference of Robotic and Mechatronics, Sharif University of Technology, IEEE Iran Section, Nov 2012, Tehran, Iran

Teaching Assistantship

Course Name Level University Tutor Term
Dynamics B.Sc. Concordia University Dr. Ashuk summer 2017
Advanced Robotics M.Sc. Amir Kabir Univ. of Tech Dr. Khosravi Fall 2016
Robot Control M.Sc. Azad University Dr. Khosravi Winter 2014
Parallel Robots M.Sc. K.N Toosi Univ. of Tech Dr. Taghirad Winter. 2013
Robot Sensors M.Sc. Shahrood University Dr. Khosravi Fall 2013
Neural Networks M.Sc. K.N Toosi Univ. of Tech Dr. Sadati Fall 2013
Robotics M.Sc. K.N Toosi Univ. of Tech Dr. Taghirad Fall 2012
Mechatronics M.Sc. K.N Toosi Univ. of Tech Dr. Sadati Fall 2012
Numerical Methods B.Sc. K.N Toosi Univ. of Tech Dr. Sadati Winter 2012
Dynamics B.Sc. K.N Toosi Univ. of Tech Dr. Najafi Winter 2012
Mechatronics M.Sc. K.N Toosi Univ. of Tech Dr. Nahvi Fall 2011
Statics B.Sc. K.N Toosi Univ. of Tech Dr. Masouleh Winter 2011

Teaching Engineering Software

  1. Dynamic simulation by MSC ADAMS, Student Scientific Association of K.N Toosi University of Technology, 2014
  2. Programming in MATLAB, Student Scientific Association of K.N Toosi University of Technology, 2013
  3. CAD in CATIA, Student Scientific Association of K.N Toosi University of Technology, 2012