Reza Ghorbani
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Director (Renewable Energy Design Laboratory)


Contact Information

Mechanical Engineering
University of Hawai`i at Manoa
2540 Dole St. - Holmes Hall 201
Honolulu HI

Phone:(808) 956-2292, Fax: (808) 956-2373

Email: Rezag 'at' Hawaii 'dot' edu


  • Bio: B.Sc. Aerospace Engineering, Sharif University of Technology 2000; M.Sc. Aerospace Engineering, Sharif University of Technology 2002; Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba 2008. NSERC research fellow, JSPS research fellow. Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of Hawaii. I am interested in sustainability, human mind, curiosity, and problem-solving. My reseach interest is broad including renewable energy device and marine hydrokinetic power systems, intelligent control of smart grid, modern electric grid architecture, system optimization, high performance elastic actuators, system dynamics, and robotics. Over 60 reviewed papers, couple of patents pending. Holds 5 international awards in robotics.

    On Controllable Stiffness Bipedal Walking, University of Manitoba, 2008.