Sina Sharif Mansouri
Sina Sharif Mansouri

Sina Sharif Mansouri

PhD Student
Luleå University of Technology
Control Engineering
Signals and Systems
Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering

Brief information

I am a Ph.D. student for Control Engineering Group at the Luleå University of Technology (LTU) advised by Professor George Nikolakopoulos, since March 2016. My general research interests are focused on optimization, centralized, decentralized and distributed controllers with coordination in multi-agent systems. Additionally, I visited California Institute of Technology as a visiting student researcher and worked closely with Professor Joel W. Burdick for five months.

Prior to coming to LTU, I carried out my MSc thesis on “Model Predictive Control for Energy Efficient Buildings” which is conducted in collaboration with BOSCH and TU Dortmund under supervision of Professor Sebastian Engell and Doctor Radoslav Paulen. Also I worked on a joint research program between the Systems and Research Laboratory (SMRL) at University of Tehran under Doctor Alireza Fredonian's supervision and the Greater Tehran Electrical Distribution Company of Iran, where I investigated the usage of expert systems to select proper IT infrastructures for smart grids.

My skills include:

  • Distributed/Centralized Model Predictive Control
  • Optimization techniques
  • Dynamic modeling
  • Data base modeling
  • State estimation
  • Reinforcement learning
  • Controller design and implementation

Please do not hesitate to contact. My profile on LinkedIn, Google Scholar and ResearchGate.

Teaching experience

  • Spring 2019: Teaching assistant for the course “R0004E-  Modelling and Control”, Luleå University of Technology
  • Fall 2018: Teaching assistant for the course “R7010E- Robotics”, Luleå University of Technology
  • Fall 2017: Teaching assistant for the course “R0002E - Modelling and Control”, Luleå University of Technology
  • Fall 2016: Teaching assistant for the course “R0002E - Modelling and Control”, Luleå University of Technology

Invited talks/lectures

  • Cooperative UAVs as a tool for Aerial Inspection, given at Horizon2020 AEROWORKS’ Autumn School, Patras, Greece, October 18-19, 2017.

Peer-Review Assignments for Journals and Conferences

  • Journals (Multiple times Review Assignments)
    • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics
    • IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification
    • Information Processing in Agriculture
    • Journal of Autonomous Robots
    • Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks
    • Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems
    • Journal of Mechatronics
  • Conferences
    • International Federation of Automatic Control IFAC 2020
    • European Control Conference ECC 2020
    • International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2020
    • American Control Conference 2020, ACC 2020
    • Robotics and Biomimetics 2019, ROBIO 2019
    • International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, CASE 2019
    • International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems 2019, ICUAS 2019
    • American Control Conference 2018, ACC2018
    • 14th IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering
    • 26th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation 2018, MED2018
    • 25th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation 2017, MED2017
    • American Control Conference 2017, ACC2017
    • IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications 2017, CCTA2017
    • 13th Conference on Automation Science and Engineering 2017, CASE2017

Honors and Awards

  • November 2019: CALTECH travel grants to attend as Visiting Student Researcher at CALTECH
  • Co-chair for the “ Networked Control Systems” session at the European Control Conference (ECC), Naples, Italy, 2019
  • June 2019: Travel grant to attend the European Control Conference (ECC)
  • Co-chair for the “ Mobile Robot III” session at the International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2018
  • December 2018: Travel grant to attend the International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO)
  • October 2018: Travel grant to attend the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS)
  • October 2017: Travel grant to attend the AEROWORKS autumn school
  • September 2017: Travel grant to attend the Conference on Field and Service Robotics (FSR)
  • April 2017: Travel grant to attend the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) conference
  • August 2016: Accepted candidate for International Alumni Seminar 2016, Technical University of Dortmund
  • Co-chair for the “UAV Modeling and Control I” podium session at the 3rd Workshop on Research, Education and Development of Unmanned Aerial Systems, Cancún, México, November 23-25, 2015
  • June 2015: Award of Educational Scholarship, Luleå University of Technology
  • September 2013: Recipient of the Deutschland scholarship, Technical University of Dortmund

 

Publications

Article in journal

A Unified NMPC Scheme for MAVs Navigation With 3D Collision Avoidance Under Position Uncertainty (2020)

Mansouri. S, Kanellakis. C, Lindqvist. B, Pourkamali-Anaraki. F, Agha-mohammadi. A, Burdick. J, et al.
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Vol. 5, nr. 4, s. 5740-5747
Conference paper

Collision Avoidance for multiple MAVs using Fast Centralized NMPC (2020)

Lindqvist. B, Mansouri. S, Sopasakis. P, Nikolakopoulos. G
Part of: 21st IFAC World Congress, 2020. July 12-17, 2020, Berlin, Germany, 2020
Conference paper

Collision Avoidance for multiple MAVs using Fast Centralized NMPC (2020)

Lindqvist. B, Mansouri. S, Sopasakis. P, Nikolakopoulos. G
Part of: 21st IFAC World Congress, 2020. July 12-17, 2020, Berlin, Germany, 2020
Conference paper

Collision Free Path Planning based on Local 2D Point-Clouds for MAV Navigation (2020)

Lindqvist. B, Mansouri. S, Kanellakis. C, Nikolakopoulos. G
Part of: 2020 28th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED), s. 538-543, IEEE, 2020
Article in journal

Deploying MAVs for autonomous navigation in dark underground mine environments (2020)

Mansouri. S, Kanellakis. C, Kominiak. D, Nikolakopoulos. G
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 126