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Mechanical Engineer Systems

Milan, Lombardy, Italy
August 30, 2017

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Expected grad.

date: Oct. ****

Ph.D. Candidate in Aerospace Engineering (in English)

Politecnico di Milano, Milan (Italy)

•Thesis title: “Smart Landing Gears Systems: Active Braking Control Systems Analysis and Design”

Grade: 29.58/30

Courses and covered topics: Nonlinear, Sliding Mode, Hybrid, Data driven control systems design, Multi-Body systems dynamics.

Supervisor: Prof. Gianluca Ghiringhelli

Tutor: Prof. Marco Morandini

Mar. 2011- Jul. 2014

M.Sc. in Automation and Control Engineering (in English)

Politecnico di Milano, Milan (Italy)

•Final Thesis: “Optimal Base Placement of the DLR Light-Weight Robot for Neurosurgical Tasks”

General: Mathematics, Physics, Control science

Occupational: Multivariable and advanced control, Industrial Robots Control, Automation of energy systems, Computer aided manufacturing.

Final Grade: 100/110


Feb. 2005- Feb. 2009

B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

Azad University-khomeinishahr Branch, Esfahan (Iran)

Work Experience

Oct. 2015-Nov. 2016

Internship: Control Engineer

Leonardo company (SPA), Venegono Superiore (Italy)

“Active Braking Systems (ABS) Analysis and Control Strategies Design for a Training Aircraft”: During this period, some controller strategies were designed and tested on multi-body full aircraft model designed by the company. The algorithm for longitudinal velocity estimation was also achieved and tested.

Oct. 2008- Dec. 2010

Mechanical Engineer

Azar-Teif Sepahan Company, Esfahan (Iran)

“Technical Manager’s Assistant”: Scheduling the time tables of the current projects at a defined period of time, monitoring and management of the contractors’ performance and provide their needs; external communication with technical offices of cooperating companies to come up with new ideas for any potential or existing problems in which all deadlines were met.

“Draftsman”: Technical drawings of power plants systems, air-intake, exhaust and noise protection were drawn to be constructed and installed part by part at the company site.

Journal Papers

Aghakhani Lonbani M., Morandini M., Ghiringhelli G., “A Robust Active Braking Control System for Gear-walk Damping in Main Landing Gears”, In Preparation.

Conference Papers

Aghakhani Lonbani M., Morandini M., Astori P., Ghiringhelli G., “Anti-Skid Braking Control System Design for Aircraft: Multi-phase Schemes Approach”, 5th IEEE Inter. Conf. on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transport. Sys., Naples, 26 June 2017.

Aghakhani Lonbani M., Morandini M., Astori P., Ghiringhelli G., “Longitudinal Wheel Slip Control for Flexible Landing Gear: A Second-Order Sliding Mode Approach”, 4th Inter. Conf. on Control, Mechat. and Auto., pp. 81-87, Barcelona, 2016.

Porghorbani M., Aghakahni Lonabni, M., “Design and implementation of the center of gravity determination apparatus for non-rigid and non-homogeneous bodies (human) through weighting method”, National conf. of Manufac. Eng.,Najafanbad, Iran, Dec. 2008

Sabouni H., Aghakhani Lonbani M., Moghim M., Pourghorbani M., “Movement analysis, design and manufacture of valve grinding machine”, 16th annual Inter. Conf. on Mech. Eng. (ISME), Kerman, Iran, 2008.


English: Fluent

Italian: Limited Fluency

French: Intermediate

Persian: Native

German: Elementary and willing to improve

Computer Skills

Linux, Windows

Matlab, C/C++, Python

Simulink: my whole academic career has been connected to it. I used it almost for all designed control systems and simulations of dynamical systems.

MS Office: I have the experience writing the papers and assignments with Word, PowerPoint (presentations) and also excel for many years.

MBDyn (Multi-Body Dynamics): verification of designed controllers on a sophisticated aircraft full model in the PhD project is achieved.

Open Modelica: did the assignments during the MSc course, ”Automation of energy systems”.

MSC Adams: did assignments in the PhD course “Dynamics of multi-body systems”.

SolidWorks: experienced during some courses to do assignments.

AutoCAD: worked with it since 2002 during courses and also main tool at professional work for Azar-Teif sepahan company.

CATIA: worked and did the project during the MSC course “Computer aided manufacturing”.

ABAQUS: did the assignment for the BSc course “Computer aided design”.

Proteus: finished projects and assignments for “Microcontroller circuits designer and analyzer” course.

Extra Graduate Courses

“ The art of modelling mechanical systems ”, summer school, Udine, Italy, July 2015.

“ Model Reduction for Dynamical Control Systems ”, The third International School, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Oct. 2015.

“ Mechanical Drawing ”, Azad University, Esfahan, Iran, Sep. 2002- Feb.2005.

Communication skills

Good skills gained through travelling and living in different cities and countries; Self-starter.

Personal skills

Result oriented; quality oriented; Tactful and articulate; Problem solving; Team leader; Planning strategically; Able to identify critical issues; Good team player.

Honors and Awards

Ph.D. Fellowship, Politecnico di Milano, 2014-2017, Milan, Italy.

Best Presentation Award, 4th International Conference on Control, Mechatronics and Automation, 2016, Barcelona, Spain.

M.Sc. Fellowship, Politecnico di Milano, 2012-2013, Milan, Italy.

Young Researchers Fellowship, Azad University-Khomeinishahr branch, 2008, Esfahan, Iran.

3rd place, computer programming competition, Azad University-Khomeinishahr Branch, 2007, Esfahan, Iran.


Invited Speaker, “Smart Landing Gear Systems: modeling and Active Braking Control Systems Design” Aerospace systems course, Politecnico di Milano, 13 Jun. 2017, Milano, Italy.

“Internet search engines procedures”, Azad university Khomeini-shahr branch, 2009, Esfahan, Iran.

“Patent registration in Iran” Azad university Khomeini-shahr branch, 2009, Esfahan, Iran.

Hobbies and Interests

Painting, Playing ukulele, Jogging, Riding bike.

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