Sevak Tahmasian, Ph.D.

Tahmasian Sevak
326 Norris Hall
495 Old Turner St.
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Research Interests

  • Biomimetics
  • Bio-inspired technology
  • Dynamics and control


  • Virginia Tech: Postdoctoral Researcher, 2015 
  • Virginia Tech: Ph.D., Engineering Mechanics, 2015 
  • Isfahan University of Technology: M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2001 
  • Isfahan University of Technology: B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1998

Recent Publications

S. Tahmasian and C. Woolsey, "Flight Control of Biomimetic Air Vehicles Using Vibrational Control and Averaging", Journal of Nonlinear Science, 2016

S. Tahmasian, D. Allen, and C. Woolsey, "On Averaging and Input Optimization of High- Frequency Mechanical Control Systems", Journal of Vibration and Control, 2016

S. Tahmasian and C. Woolsey, "A Control Design Method for Underactuated Mechanical Systems Using High Frequency Inputs", Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 2015