Saber Jafarpour

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
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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.
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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
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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
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Algebraic topology
Dynamical systems
Applied functional analysis
Continuum mechanics
Advanced dynamics
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