M. Eghtesad received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from University of Tehran in 1987 and 1989. He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Ottawa in 1996. He joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Shiraz University in 1997. He has taught and done research in the areas of Control, Mechatronics and Robotics. His research activities include both theoretical and experimental studies.