Dr Allahyar Montazeri

Lecturer

Research Overview

Allahyar Montazeri is a Lecturer in Control and Electronics Engineering at Engineering Department at Lancaster. His industrial experience includes Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology (FhG-IDMT) and Bosch industries. Before this appointment he was research fellow with Fraunhofer IDMT, Ilmenau, Germany, and Control Engineering Group at Ilmenau University of Technology. He is recipient of Alexander von Humboldt research fellowship award in 2011 and European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics fellowship award in 2010. He had collaboration with Bosch industries for development of active noise and vibration control algorithms for automotive sector and has been invited as guest lecturer for the Master Program in Communication and Signal Processing, Ilmenau, Germany since 2012. He was visiting research fellow at Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH, Zurich and Process Control Group, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

His research interests cover a wide range of areas on control theory and digital signal processing. Particularly he is interested in Adaptive Signal Processing and Control, Robust Control, Linear and Nonlinear System Identification, Estimation Theory, and Evolutionary Computing and Optimization with applications in Active Noise and Vibration Control Systems, Robotics, and Wave Energy Conversion.

He has been author and co-author of more than 64 papers in international journals and conferences and is serving actively as reviewer. Due to his rich experience in the design of mechatronics systems, he has been invited to Chair the session on Adaptive Control of Mechatronics Systems at IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (FL, USA 2011). He is currently serving IFAC Technical Committees 'Adaptive and Learning Systems' and 'Modelling, Identification, and Signal Processing'.

Modeling and analysis of secondary sources coupling for active sound field reduction in confined spaces
Montazeri, A., Taylor, C.J. 10/2017 In: Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 95, p. 286-309. 24 p.
Journal article

A new approach to improve the parameter estimation accuracy in robotic manipulators using a multi-objective output error identification technique
West, C., Montazeri, A., Monk, S.D., Duda, D., Taylor, C.J. 30/05/2017 In: 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Lisbon. 6 p.
Conference contribution

Dynamic modeling and parameter estimation of a hydraulic robot manipulator using a multi-objective genetic algorithm
Montazeri, A., West, C., Monk, S.D., Taylor, C.J. 2017 In: International Journal of Control. 90, 4, p. 661-683. 23 p.
Journal article

Delayless identification in ANC systems using Subband adaptive techniques
Karna, S., Montazeri, A. 12/2016 In: International Journal of Signal Processing Systems. 4, 6, p. 459-464. 6 p.
Journal article

Feedback control-based inverse kinematics solvers for a nuclear decommissioning robot
Burrell, T.I., Montazeri, A., Monk, S.D., Taylor, C.J. 5/09/2016 In: MECHATRONICS 2016: 7th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems & 15th Mechatronics Forum International Conference Loughborough University 5th - 8th September 2016.
Conference contribution

Model development and energy management control for hybrid electric race vehicles
Reeves, K., Montazeri, A., Taylor, C.J. 31/08/2016
Conference paper

A genetic algorithm approach for parameter optimization of a 7DOF robotic manipulator
West, C., Montazeri, A., Monk, S.D., Taylor, C.J. 11/08/2016 In: IFAC-PapersOnLine. 49, 12, p. 1261-1266. 6 p.
Journal article

Development of dynamic model of a 7DOF hydraulically actuated tele-operated robot for decommissioning applications
Montazeri, A., Ekotuyo , J.U. 6/07/2016 In: American Control Conference (ACC), 2016. IEEE p. 1209-1214. 6 p. ISBN: 9781467386838. Electronic ISBN: 9781467386821.
Conference contribution

A genetic algorithm approach for parameter optimization of a 7DOF robotic manipulator
West, C., Montazeri, A., Monk, S.D., Taylor, C.J. 28/06/2016
Conference paper

Validation of a hybrid electric vehicle dynamics model for energy management and vehicle stability control
Reeves, K., Montazeri, A., Taylor, C.J. 8/06/2016 In: Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 2016 IEEE 25th International Symposium on. IEEE p. 849-854. 6 p. ISBN: 9781509008742. Electronic ISBN: 9781509008735.
Conference contribution

Adaptive frequency domain identification for ANC systems using non-stationary signals
Montazeri, A., Karna, S. 7/12/2015 In: 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT). IEEE p. 528-533. 6 p.
Paper

Design of minimax-linear quadratic Gaussian controller using the frequency domain subspace identified model of flexible plate
Ahmadizadeh, S., Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J. 04/2015 In: Journal of Vibration and Control. 21, 6, p. 1115-1143. 29 p.
Journal article

Research and teaching using a hydraulically-actuated nuclear decommissioning robot
West, C., Burrell, T., Montazeri, A., Monk, S.D., Taylor, C.J. 2015
Abstract

Review of autonomous navigation for indoor aerial robots within a nuclear decommissioning context
Burrell, T., Montazeri, A., Monk, S.D., Taylor, C.J. 2015
Abstract

An investigation on the performance of adaptive IIR filters for active noise control in one-dimensional systems (invited paper)
Montazeri, A., Behrouzfar, J. 2014
Conference paper

Nonlinear identification of a gas turbine system in transient operation mode using neural network
Rahnama, M., Ghorbani, H., Montazeri, A. 2012 In: Thermal Power Plants (CTPP), 2012 4th Conference on. IEEE p. 1-6. 6 p.
Paper

Design and analysis of robust minimax LQG controller for an experimental beam considering spill-over effect
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Yousefi-Koma, A. 09/2011 In: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. 19, 5, p. 1251-1259. 9 p.
Journal article

Design of a robust LQG controller based on subspace identified models for vibration supression of a flexible plate
Ahmadizadeh, S., Poshtan, J., Montazeri, A. 04/2011
Conference paper

A new adaptive recursive RLS-based fast-array IIR filter for active noise and vibration control systems
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J. 01/2011 In: Signal Processing. 91, 1, p. 98-113. 16 p.
Journal article

A comparative study of different stable identification techniques using frequency domain subspace identification methods for a flexible plate
Ahmadizadeh, S., Poshtan, J., Montazeri, A. 2011
Conference paper

Developing an IIR Robust Adaptive Algorithm in the Modified Filtered-x RLS Form for Active Noise and Vibration Control Systems
Montazeri, A., Reger, J. 2011 In: Decision and Control and European Control Conference (CDC-ECC), 2011 50th IEEE Conference on. New York : IEEE p. 7994-7999. 6 p.
Paper

Identification of a stable model for a flexible plate using frequency domain subspace methods
Ahmadizadeh, S., Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J. 2011 In: 18th IFAC World Congress. IFAC p. 6517-6522. 6 p.
Paper

Minimax-LQG control of a flexible plate using frequency domain subspace identified models
Ahmadizadeh, S., Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Mahjoob, M.J., Kamaldar, M. 2011 In: Mechatronics (ICM), 2011 IEEE International Conference on. IEEE p. 265-270. 6 p.
Paper

A computationally efficient adaptive IIR solution to active noise and vibration control systems
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J. 11/2010 In: IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. 55, 11, p. 2671-2676. 6 p.
Journal article

Active minimization of harmonic sound pressure in a vibro—acoustic finite element model of a rectangular enclosure
Mohamady , S., Montazeri, A. 06/2010
Conference paper

Analysis of the behavior of coupled loudspeakers in a MIMO ANC system in an enclosure
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Poshtan, M. 2010 In: Control Applications (CCA), 2010 IEEE International Conference on. New York : IEEE p. 228-233. 6 p.
Paper

Modeling of sound-structure interaction in a rectangular enclosure using finite element method
Mohamady , S., Montazeri, A., Ahmad, R. 10/2009 In: Industrial Electronics & Applications, 2009. ISIEA 2009. IEEE Symposium on . IEEE p. 748-753. 6 p.
Paper

Performance and robust stability trade-off in minimax LQG control of vibrations in flexible structures
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Choobdar, A. 10/2009 In: Engineering Structures. 31, 10, p. 2407-2413. 7 p.
Journal article

Analysis of the behavior of coupled loudspeakers in a MIMO ANC system in enclosure
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J. 07/2009
Conference paper

GA-based optimization of a MIMO ANC system considering coupling of secondary sources in a telephone kiosk
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J. 07/2009 In: Applied Acoustics. 70, 7, p. 945-953. 9 p.
Journal article

Nonlinear model predictive control of a pH neutralization process based on Wiener-Laguerre model
Mahmoodi, S., Poshtan, J., Jahed-Motlagh, M.R., Montazeri, A. 15/02/2009 In: Chemical Engineering Journal. 146, 3, p. 328-337. 10 p.
Journal article

Optimizing a multi-channel ANC system for broadband noise cancellation in a telephone kiosk using genetic algorithms
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J. 2009 In: Shock and Vibration. 16, 3, p. 241-260. 20 p.
Journal article

Reducing the Computational Complexity of an RLS-Based Adaptive Controller in ANVC Applications
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J. 2009 In: Advances in Computer Science and Engineering. Berlin : SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN p. 259-266. 8 p. ISBN: 978-3-540-89984-6. Electronic ISBN: 978-3-540-89985-3.
Chapter

Non-statistical based robust identification of a lightly damped flexible beam using Kautz Orthonormal basis functions
Esmaeilsabzali, H., Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Jahedmotlagh, M. 09/2008 In: Low Frequency Noise, Vibration and Active Control. 27, 3, p. 203-217. 15 p.
Journal article

The use of 'particle swarm' to optimize the control system in a PZT laminated plate
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Yousefi-Koma, A. 08/2008 In: Smart Materials and Structures. 17, 4, 7 p.
Journal article

Wiener-neural identification and predictive control of a more realistic plug-flow tubular reactor
Arefi, M.M., Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Jahed-Motlagh, M.R. 1/05/2008 In: Chemical Engineering Journal. 138, 1-3, p. 274-282. 9 p.
Journal article

Performance and robust stability trade-off in active vibration control of a flexible beam
Montazeri, A., Choobdar, A., Poshtan, J. 05/2008
Conference paper

Application of genetic algorithms for overall optimization of an active noise control system in an enclosure
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Kahaie, M.H. 03/2008 In: Fluctuation and Noise Letters. 8, 1, p. L51-L64. 14 p.
Journal article

A modified proportional guidance law for homming missiles by using of nonlinear filters
Sadeghi, H., Poshtan, J., Montazeri, A. 2008 In: Mechatronics and Its Applications, 2008. ISMA 2008. 5th International Symposium on. New York : IEEE p. 350-355. 6 p. ISBN: 978-1-4244-2033-9. Electronic ISBN: 978-1-4244-2034-6.
Conference contribution

A new robust adaptive IIR filter for compensating uncertainties in the secondary path estimation model in ANVC systems
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J. 2008 In: Signal Processing, 2008. ICSP 2008. 9th International Conference on. New York : IEEE p. 252-255. 4 p.
Paper

Analysis of the behavior of coupled loudspeakers in a MIMO ANC system in an enclosure
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J. 2008 In: Proceedings of ISMA2008 . Leuven : ISMA p. 2981-2991. 11 p.
Paper

Design and analysis of an RLS-type modified filtered-x algorithm for adaptive IIR filters
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J. 2008 In: Signal Processing, 2008. ICSP 2008. 9th International Conference on. New York : IEEE p. 219-222. 4 p.
Paper

Fast-array implementation of adaptive IIR filter in feed-forward active noise and vibration control
Montazeri, A., Zavari, K., Poshtan, J., Roosta, A. 2008 In: Proceedings of the 17th IFAC World Congress, 2008. IFAC p. 3544-3549. 6 p.
Paper

Modeling of coupling of loudspeakers for ANC system in a confined space
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J. 2008 In: Electronic Design, 2008. ICED 2008. International Conference on. New York : IEEE p. 420-426. 7 p.
Paper

Design and comparison of LQG/LTR and H-infinity controllers for a VSTOL flight control system
Zarei, J., Montazeri, A., Motlagh, M.R.J., Poshtan, J. 08/2007 In: Journal of The Franklin Institute. 344, 5, p. 577-594. 18 p.
Journal article

Modal analysis for global control of broadband noise in a rectangular enclosure
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Kahaei, M.H. 06/2007 In: Low Frequency Noise, Vibration and Active Control. 26, 2, p. 91-104. 14 p.
Journal article

Analysis of the global reduction of broadband noise in a telephone kiosk using a MIMO modal ANC system
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Kahaei, M.H. 02/2007 In: International Journal of Engineering Science. 45, 2-8, p. 679-697. 19 p.
Journal article

A novel technique for design and stability analysis of adaptive IIR Filters in ANVC aplications
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J. 2007 In: Signal Processing and Communications, 2007. ICSPC 2007. IEEE International Conference on. New York : IEEE p. 524-527. 4 p.
Paper

Adaptive Volterra-Laguerre modeling for NMPC
Montazeri, A., Mahmoodi, S., Poshtan, J., Poshtan, M., Jahed-Motlagh, M. 2007 In: Signal Processing and Its Applications, 2007. ISSPA 2007. 9th International Symposium on. New York : IEEE p. 1322-1325. 4 p.
Paper

An overall optimal multi-channel ANC system for broadband noise cancellation in a telephone kiosk using genetic algorithms.
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Poshtan, M. 2007
Conference paper

Application of evolutionary learning in Wiener neural identification and predictive control of a plug-flow tubular reactor
Arefi, M.M., Montazeri, A., Jahed-Motlagh, M.R., Poshtan, J. 2007 In: Industrial Electronics Society, 2007. IECON 2007. 33rd Annual Conference of the IEEE. New York : IEEE p. 644-650. 7 p.
Paper

Design of a MIMO neuro-controller for ANC system with loudspeaker nonlinearity in enclosure
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J. 2007 In: Signal Processing and Communications, 2007. ICSPC 2007. IEEE International Conference on. New York : IEEE p. 1415-1418. 4 p. ISBN: 978-1-4244-1235-8. Electronic ISBN: 978-1-4244-1236-5.
Conference contribution

Evaluating the performance of a nonlinear active noise control system in enclosure
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Jahed-Motlagh, M.R. 2007 In: Industrial Electronics Society, 2007. IECON 2007. 33rd Annual Conference of the IEEE. New York : IEEE p. 2484-2488. 5 p.
Paper

Feedforward and feedbac H-2 controllers for active vibration control of a PZT laminated thin plate
Kouhi, S., Poshtan, J., Montazeri, A. 2007 In: Intelligent and Advanced Systems, 2007. ICIAS 2007. International Conference on. New York : IEEE p. 1017-1022. 6 p.
Paper

Two case studies for applying Model Predictive Controllers on chemical processes
Pour, N.D., Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Motlahgh, M.R.J. 2007 In: Industrial Electronics Society, 2007. IECON 2007. 33rd Annual Conference of the IEEE. New York : IEEE p. 580-585. 6 p.
Paper

Volterra-Laguerre modeling for NMPC
Mahmoodi, S., Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Jahed-Motlagh, M.R., Poshtan, M. 2007 In: Signal Processing and Its Applications, 2007. ISSPA 2007. 9th International Symposium on. New York : IEEE p. 1318-1321. 4 p.
Paper

Nonlinear model predictive control of chemical processes with a Wiener identification approach
Arefi, M.M., Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Jahed-Motlagh, M.R. 2006 In: Industrial Technology, 2006. ICIT 2006. IEEE International Conference on. New York : IEEE p. 1735-1740. 6 p. ISBN: 978-1-4244-0725-5.
Conference contribution

Robust identification of a lightly damped flexible beam using set-membership and model error modeling techniques
Esmaeilsabzali, H., Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Jahed-Motlagh, M.R. 2006 In: Computer Aided Control System Design, 2006 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, 2006 IEEE. New York : IEEE p. 1881-1885. 5 p.
Paper

Linear control systems
Montazeri, A. 2003 Tehran : Sanjesh Aval.
Book

Optimal placement of loudspeakers and microphones in an enclosure using genetic algorithm
Montazeri, A., Poshtan, J., Kahaei, M.H. 2003 In: Control Applications, 2003. CCA 2003. Proceedings of 2003 IEEE Conference on . New York : IEEE p. 135-139. 5 p.
Paper