Hamed Toubar
Mr. hamed toubar Research Associate Mechanical Engineering

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Hamed Toubar received the BSc degree
- with highest Honors - in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Sharjah, UAE, in 2020. 

In 2021 he was awarded the 10 years UAE golden residency on the merits of academic distinction (BSc. CGPA: 3.92/4.00)

He received the MSc degree - with highest Honors - in Mechanical Engineering Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, in 2022.

His MSc thesis research focused on the design, modelling, simulation, realization, characterization, and stiffness control of intrinsically compliant robotic joint actuators towards safe physical Human-Robot Interaction (pHRI).

MSc research published in Elsevier’s Q1* Journal Mechatronics, June 2022.

 (*Top 8{eca436d86c222ab3e9dab4c32851a5f0e8b92f21bb36ef315e982b8f746c99ed} Journal in Mechanical

Moreover, it was accepted as part of a special issue on “Physical Human-Robot Interaction and Co-Manipulation:
Mechatronics Approaches”.

He has served as a Teaching
Assistant in various courses with the Department of Mechanical Engineering during his BSc at UOS (MEEN 180) and MSc at KU (ENGR111, MEEN 484) as part of a full Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant (GRTA) Scholarship.

  • MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAEn.

  • Computer Aided Design (MEEN 180 )
  • Engineering Design (ENGR111)
  • Mechatronics (MEEN 484)

Affiliated Research Institutes/Centers
  • KU Center for Autonomous Robotic Systems
  • Robotics and Intelligent Systems Institute

Research Interests
  • Mechatronics System Design, Modelling, and Control
  • Series Elastic Actuation
  • Discretely Adjustable Stiffness Actuators
  • Safety in physical Human Robot Interaction (pHRI)
  • Marine Robotics (Unmanned Surface Vehicles)
  • ROVs for Aquaculture Inspection Applications
  • Robotics in Agriculture

Additional Info

Hamed Toubar is a member of the UAE's Frontline Heroes Office in recognition for his leading COVID-19 volunteering role at SEHA's Corniche drive-thru
screening center during the the peak of the pandemic and strict lockdown procedures. 

  • Duration: May-August 2020 
  • Volunteering Hours: 666 hours
  • Organization: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) via UAE Marshal
  • Last Role/Position: Head of the screening center's registration department
  • Responsibility: micromanaging 30+ volunteers, daily progress reports to the center's represenatives from SEHA and UAE marshal and an active role in the weekly management meetings.