Dr. Afshin Rahimi

Dr. Afshin RahimiAssistant Professor
519-253-3000 ext. 5936
Office: 2174 CEI


  • PhD, Aerospace Engineering, Ryerson University, 2017
  • MASc, Aerospace Engineering, Ryerson University, 2012
  • BSc, Aerospace Engineering, Khaje Nasir Toosi University, 2010

Research Interests

  • Model-based and data-driven fault detection, diagnostics, and prognosis
  • Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and intelligent systems
  • Systems & control theory
  • Linear & nonlinear controller/observer design
  • Avionics, sensors, and measurement

Professional Affiliations

  • Engineer in Training (EIT)

Selected Publications

  • Rahimi, A., Kumar, K. D., & Alighanbari, H. (2017). Fault estimation of satellite reaction wheels using covariance based adaptive unscented Kalman filter. Acta Astronautica134, 159–169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2017.02.003
  • Rahimi, A., Kumar, K. D., & Alighanbari, H. (2015). Enhanced Adaptive Unscented Kalman Filter for Reaction Wheels. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems51(2), 1568–1575. https://doi.org/10.1109/TAES.2014.130766
  • Rahimi, A., Dev Kumar, K., & Alighanbari, H. (2013). Particle Swarm Optimization Applied to Spacecraft Reentry Trajectory. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics36(1), 307–310. https://doi.org/10.2514/1.56387

Afshin Rahimi