Hooshang Hemami

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Campus Address:
205 Dreese Laboratory
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
2015 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210


April 2014

May 2014


H. Hemami received his B.S. in electrical and mechanical engineering from the University of Teheran.  He studied with Y. W. Lee and A. G. Bose at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and with R. L. Cosgriff at The Ohio State University. He is currently professor of electrical and computer engineering at The Ohio State University. He is a life member and a Fellow of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He was inducted into HKN in 2009.

He has won the Fred H. Pumphrey /HKN Distinguished Teaching Award in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2014.

* See also: " Reflections on Multiliterate Lives", edited by Diane Belcher and Ulla Connor, published by Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, 2001, 'Taking the Best from a Number of Worlds', pp 150-160.

* See also: W airfare SU

Computational Framework for Human Movement:

Computation, control, animation, dynamics and computational synthesis of human movement.

• H. Hemami and M. Hemami, Modeling and Monitoring of Passive Control Structures in Human Movement, International Journal of Control ,DOI: 10.1080/00207179.2014.891294

• H. Hemami, and Vadim I. Utkin , Constrained rigid body stability and control, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, DOI:10.1002/rnc.3162 Published online in Wiley online Library ( wileyonlinelibrary.com)

• Boren Li, Yuan F Zheng, H. Hemami, and Da Che, Human-like Robotic Handwriting and Drawing, Proc. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp 4927 -4932 May 06 -10, 2013, Karlsruhe, Germany

• Hemami, H.and Moussavi, Zahra, M., University of Manitoba 'A Model of the Basal Ganglia in Voluntary Movement and Postural Reactions', Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, January 2013, DOI:10.1080/10255842.2012.751983

Hemami, H.and Dariush, Behzad 'Central mechanisms for force and motion - Towards computational synthesis of human movement, Neural Networks, 36 (2012) pp 167 - 178

Hemami, H.and Zheng, Yuan F. 'A Three-Link Module for Modular Dynamics and Control of High- Dimensional Humanoids, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, River Cnetre, Saint Paul Minnesota, USA May 14-18 2012, pp 3109 - 3115

Hemami, H.and Wyman, Bostwick F., 'A simple strategy for jumping straight up', Mathematical Biosciences, 237, (2012) 28 - 37

Khalaf, K. and Hemami, H. 'The past and present of human movement research: Towards the design of human-like robots', Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology Vol 12, No 2 (2012) 1240005(18 pages).

Hemami, H., Clymer, B. C. and Hemami, M. 'Simulation of control and synthesis of a constrained movement towards rehabilitation exercises', Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering 19 2012 pp 351 - 364

Zeinali-Davarani, Shahrokh , Shirazi-Adl, Aboulfazl , Dariush, Behzad , Hemami, Hooshang and Parnianpour, Mohamad(2011) 'The effect of resistance level and stability demands on recruitment patterns and internal loading of spine in dynamic flexion and extension using a simple trunk model', Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, vol 14, no 7, pp 645 - 656, 2011

H. Hemami, and B. Dariush, "Control of Constraint Forces and Trajectories in a Rich Sensory and Actuation Environment " Mathematical Biosciences, 228 (2010) 171-184.

Humphrey, L.R. and Hemami, H., "A computational human model for exploring the role of the feet in balance" J. Biomechanics, volume 43, issue 16, pages 3199 - 3206, December 2010.


Some book chapters



May Flowers

Autumn Migration

April Breeze


Opus 49, G minor - G major

By the lake


DS Sonata K95 in C major

Sonata DS 391

In the Prairies

June 12, 12

Above and Below


Opus 35

Rockie & Rollie

Fantasia ...Opus 80

Pollyani in Spring

Story 49, Sonatas Within, JSB, March 21

Story 48, The West

Story 47, K 595, Jan. 27

Story 46, WoO 59 ..Dec. 16

Story 45, Amber ...October 30

Story 44: Lost ..... October 1

Story 43: Synapses, September 17

Story 42: Patches, September 2, 2011

Reality & Less, 1995 - 2003

Falling Tears

Some paintings of 2008 -2011,


around Pont st Martin, 2010.


of Vigneux de Bretagne, Lutry of Vaud and Italy.


of Berlin and Northwest US


After Beethoven

* L. Tolstoy " The Kreutzer Sonata".

To Mozart: Hanging on, (K331) , Episode in Magic (K361), , and Keeping.

For J.S. Bach: Children of Fire

* see "The Cello Suites  J.S. Bach, Pablo Casals and the Search .. ' by Eric Siblin, 318 pages, Atlantic Monthly Press.

* see also " Bewitched by Bach, Bewitched by his Masterpiece", by Janet Maslin, The New York Times, Dec.1, 2009, page C6.

* Prelude in C Major, WTC, book 1: Helene Grimaud http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=327l2E8h5Io

HH, May 19, 2014