Mohammad H. Rahman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering

Education

  • Ph.D. - Engineering, École de technologie supérieure, Université of Québec, Canada, 2012
  • M. Engg. - Mechanical Engineering, Saga University, Japan, 2005
  • B. Sc. - Mechanical Engineering, Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh, 2001

Research Interests

  • Bio-robotics - wearable robots, rehabilitation robotics, exoskeleton robots (for rehabilitation & motion assistance), human-assist robots, service robots, surgical robots, medical robots, human-machine interface.
  • Intelligent system and Control - nonlinear control, artificial intelligence, neural networks, fuzzy systems, fuzzy-neuro control, adaptive control, control using bio-logical signals such as electromyogram signals, autonomous navigation, tele-robotics, teleportation

Publications
Book

  • Rahman, M. H., Ahmed, M. Z., & Islam, M. T. (2006). Applied Mechanics. Dhaka, Bangladesh: Provati Engg. Cell
    Publications, ISBN: 984-32-37005 (Bengali).

Book Chapter

  • Rahman, M. H., Saad, M., Kenné, J., & Archambault, P. S. (2012). Nonlinear Sliding Mode Control Implementation of an Upper Limb Exoskeleton Robot to Provide Passive Rehabilitation Therapy. In C.-Y. Su, S. Rakheja & H. Liu (Eds.), Intelligent Robotics and Applications, (vol. 7507, pp.52-62): Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Journals (peer reviewed)

  • Rahman, M. H., Cristobal, O. L., Rahman, M. J., Saad, M., & Archambault, P. S. (2014). Force-position control of a robotic exoskeleton to provide upper extremity movement assistance. Int. J. Modelling Identification and Control, 21(4), pp.390-400.
  • Rahman, M. H., Rahman, M. J., Cristobal, O. L., Saad, M., Kenne, J. P., & Archambault, P. S. (2014). Development of a Whole arm Wearable Robotic Exoskeleton for Rehabilitation and to Assist Upper Limb Movements. Robotica, 2014, 1-21, online: DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0263574714000034.
  • Rahman, M. H., Cristobal, O. L., Saad, M., & Archambault, P. (2015). EMG Based Control of a Robotic Exoskeleton for Shoulder and Elbow Motion Assist, Journal of Automation and Control Engineering, 3 (4), 270-276. 2015.
  • Cristóbal O-L., Rahman, M. H., Saad, M., Archambault, P. S. & Zhu, W-H. (2014). Virtual Decomposition Control of an Exoskeleton Robot Arm. Robotica. October, 2014, 1-23, DOI: 10.1017/S026357471400246X
  • Rahman, M. H., Saad, M., Kenne, J. P., & Archambault, P. S. (2013). Control of an Exoskeleton Robot Arm with Sliding Mode Exponential Reaching Law. International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems, 11(1), 92-104.
  • Rahman, M. H., Ouimet, T. K., Saad, M., Kenne, J. P., & Archambault, P. S. (2012). Development of a 4DoFs Exoskeleton Robot for Passive Arm Movement Assistance. Int. J. Mechatronics and Automation, 2(1), 34-50.
  • Rahman, M. H., Ouimet, T. K., Saad, M., Kenne, J. P., & Archambault, P. S. (2012). Development and Control of a Robotic Exoskeleton for Shoulder, Elbow and Forearm Movement Assistance. Applied Bionics and Biomechanics, 9 (3) 275–292.
  • Rahman, M. H., Ouimet, T. K., Saad, M., Kenne, J. P., & Archambault, P. S. (2011). Dynamic Modeling and Evaluation of a Robotic Exoskeleton for Upper-Limb Rehabilitation. International Journal of Information Acquisition, 8(1), 83-102.
  • Rahman, M. H., M. Saad, J. P. Kenne, & P.S. Archambault. (2011). Robot assisted rehabilitation for elbow and forearm movements. Int. J. Biomechatronics and Biomedical Robotics, 1(4), 206-218.
  • Kiguchi, K., Rahman, M. H., Sasaki, M., & Teramoto, K. (2008). Development of a 3DOF mobile exoskeleton robot for human upper-limb motion assists. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 56(8), 678-691.
  • Cristóbal O-L., Rahman, M. H., Saad, M., Archambault, P. S. & Zhu, W-H. (2014). Admittance-Based Upper Limb Robotic Active and Active-Assistive Rehabilitation, Int J. of Advanced Robotic Systems, (Ref: IJARS-D-14- 00287, accepted).
  • Rahman, M. H., Cristóbal O-L., M. Saad, & P.S. Archambault. (2014). A New Control Strategy for EMG based Position Control of a Robotic Exoskeleton, Int J. of Advanced Robotic Systems (Ref: IJARS-D-14-00270, under review).

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