Saber Jafarpour Contact Information Department of Mathematics and Statistics Queen’s University 99 University Avenue Kingston, Ontario Phone: (613)929-0143 Email: [email protected] Web: www.mast.queensu.ca/∼saber/ Education Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen’s University 2011-present • PhD candidate, Applied Mathematics (expected Aug 2015) • Supervisor: Andrew D. Lewis Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University 2008-2011 • M.Sc. in Applied Mechanics • Dissertation Topic: Geometric Study of Nonholonomic Systems and Investigating the Nature of Their Constraints • Advisor: Mojtaba Mahzoon • Graduated with honors at the head of the class in Mechanical Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University 2004-2008 • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering. Research Interests • • • • Publications • Saber Jafarpour and Andrew D. Lewis, Time-varying vector fields and their flows, Springer briefs in Mathematics, Springer, 2014. Geometric control theory and controllability of systems Analytic and differential geometry Infinite-dimensional geometry Geometric mechanics and geometric continuum mechanics • Saber Jafarpour and Andrew D. Lewis, Locally convex topologies and control theory, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Submitted. • Saber Jafarpour and Andrew D. Lewis, Local reachability of control system in ´etal´e Lie groupoid, Journal of Differential Equations, Submitted. Refereed Conference paper • Saber Jafarpour and Andrew D. Lewis, “Real analytic control systems,” 53th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Los Angeles, CA, December 2014. Talks • “Real analytic control systems,” ISS seminar series, Center for Intelligence Machines, McGill University, February 2014. • “Controllability of Nonlinear systems,” Queen’s graduate seminar, Queen’s University, June 2013. • “Control systems and locally convex topologies, ” 6th Biennial meeting on Systems and Control Theory, Waterloo, ON, May 2014. Workshop attended • Focus Program on Geometry, Mechanics and Dynamics, the Legacy of Jerry Marsden, July 2012. Curriculum Vitae, Saber Jafarpour, 1 Teaching Experience Queen’s University Winter 2014 Winter Fall Fall Winter Winter 2013 2012 2011 2013 2012 Lecturer, Lagrangian Mechanics, Dynamics, and Control (MATH 439/836) Teaching assistant, Calculus II (APSC 172) Teaching assistant, Ordinary Differential Equations (MATH 232) Teaching assistant, Ordinary Differential Equations (MATH 232) Tutor at Department of Mathematics and Statistics Help Center Tutor at Department of Mathematics and Statistics Help Center Shiraz University Honors and Awards 2008-2010 Fall 2010 Teaching assistant, Engineering Mathematics Teaching assistant, Advanced Mathematics I 2011–2012 2011–2015 2011 Huntly McDonnald Sinclir Tuition Fellowship, Queen’s University Queen’s International Tuition Award, Queen’s University Graduated with honors at the head of the class in Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University Ranked 26th in M.Sc. entrance exam for Iranian universities Ranked 288th in B.Sc. entrance exam for Iranian universities Awarded Silver Medal in 23th Iranian Student Mathematical Olympiad 2008 2004 2003 Graduate Coursework q q q q q q Graduate Seminars q Vector bundle seminar q Topics in applied mechanics, continuum mechanics Differentiable manifolds Foundations of differential geometry Lagrangian mechanics, dynamics and control Representation of compact Lie groups Core course in algebra I and II Core course in analysis I and II q q q q q Algebraic topology Dynamical systems Applied functional analysis Continuum mechanics Advanced dynamics Curriculum Vitae, Saber Jafarpour, 2

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