Behrooz Fallahi, Ph.D.


Mechanical Engineering


  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University (1982)
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University (1978)

Research Interests

  • Smart material applications
  • Design of high-speed machines and micro mechanical systems
  • Integrated design and manufacturing
  • Pro-E

Work Experience

  • Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIU (1993-present)
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University (1987-1992)
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University (1982-1987)

Professional Associations and Honors

Recipient of the best student paper award at the 9th Applied Mechanism Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, 1985.

Selected Publications

  • Fallahi, B., Foroutan, M., Motavalli, M., Dujovny, M, and Limaye, S., 1999, “Computer aided manufacturing of implants for the repair of large cranial defects: An improvement of the streolithography technique, ”Neurological Research, vol. 21, pp281-286.
  • Alrashdan, A., Motavalli, M., and Fallahi, B., 1999, Automatic Segmentation of Digitized Data for Reverse Engineering Application, IIE Transactions, vol. 32, pp59-69.
  • R. Arthinaryanan, B. Fallahi, and R. Bansevicius, 2001. Design and Control of Precise Robots with Active Multi-Degree of Freedom Kinematic Pairs, Mechanika, N1(27),pp48-53.
  • N. Jalili, B. Fallahi,and Z.K. Kusculuoglu, 2001,"A New Approach to Semi-Active Vibration Suppression using Adjustable Inertia Absorber", International Journal of Modeling and Simulation,.Vol. 21(2), pp148-154
  • Timothy Weber, Saeid Motavalli, Behroozs Fallahi, and S. Hossein Cheraghi, 2002, "A unified approach to Form error evaluation", Journal of International Societies for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, vol. 26, no. 3, pp269-278.
  • Fallahi B. and Seif M., 2002,"Integration of Dynamic Equation of Spring-Mass-Damper Systems via Chebyshev Polynomials", International Journal of computer Mathematics, vol. 79, no. 8, pp923-930
  • Fallahi, B., Seif, M., and Tolocka, R.T., 2002, "An Optimization Approach for Path and Mechanical Advantage Synthesis of Planar Mechanisms", Mechanika, vol.2 no. 34, pp46-50.
  • Bansevicius. R., Fallahi, B., Tolocka, R.T., and Varnavius, V., 2002, “Smart Under actuated Manipulator: Design and Dynamic Simulation”, Mechanika, vol. 6, no. 38, pp63-66.
  • Fallahi, B., 2003,”Integration of Dynamic Equation of a rotating Timoshenko Beam via Chebyshev Polynomials”, International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, vol. 23, no. 3, pp172-178.

Behrooz Fallahi


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