About the Authors
Behrooz Mashadi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Automotive Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran. He received his BSc and MSc in Mechanical Engineering from Isfahan University of Technology (IUT), Isfahan, Iran, and his PhD degree in Vehicle Dynamics Engineering from the University of Leeds, in 1996 under the supervision of Professor D. A. Crolla. He was then engaged in several R&D projects in the automotive engineering industry and joined the academic staff at IUST in 2002.
He has developed and taught a wide range of courses for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the field of Automotive Engineering. He served as Deputy for Education in the Department of Automotive Engineering and is currently Deputy of the Automotive Research Centre at IUST, which is the leading centre for automotive R&D in Iran.
His current research interests include vehicle powertrain systems, hybrid propulsion systems, vehicle dynamics, vehicle modelling, simulation and control. He has presented and published over 100 papers in journals and conferences. He also serves on the editorial board of several international journals.
David Crolla, FREng, was a Visiting Professor of Automotive Engineering at the Universities of Leeds, Sunderland ...