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Khalid Mirza, Ph.D.

Khalid Mirza Headshot

Special Instructor
Director, Chrysler Lab and Industrial Robotics Lab
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
(248) 370-4629
[email protected]

Ph.D., Ohio State University


  • Industrial Robotics
  • Robotic Systems and Control
  • Machine Vision
  • Intelligent Control Systems
  • Electric Circuits
  • Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering


  • Collaborative robots (machine vision, sensor integration, teaching interfaces)
  • Industrial mobile robots (modular scalable platforms, reliable indoor autonomous navigation, safety standards)
  • Cloud robotics (Machine learning, big data, IOT, Industry 4.0, part-centric robot programming)

“Industrial robots and automation is the key component for advanced manufacturing. My research is focused on developing ideas and engage in multidisciplinary fields to realize the next generation industrial robots.” -Khalid Mirza, 2018.

Selected Publications

  1. “Intuitive 3D-Vision Based Wand for Robot Tool Path Teaching,” Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Advanced and Agile Manufacturing Systems

  2. “General formulation for force distribution in power grasp,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

  3. “Dynamic simulation of enveloping power grasps,” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

  4. “Force control of planar power grasp in the DIGITS System,” Fourth International Symposium on Robotics and Manufacturing

  5. “Power grasp force distribution control using artificial neural network,” Journal of Robotic Systems

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