Prof. Mohammad Habibur Rahman

Prof. Mohammad Habibur Rahman

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), USA

Biographical Sketch

Mohammad Habibur Rahman, PhD (Senior Member of IEEE), serves as an Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department and is affiliated with both the Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering Departments at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). He also leads as the chair of the graduate program in mechanical engineering at UWM. Dr. Rahman is the founder and director of the BioRobotics Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. With over 18 years of research experience in rehabilitation and assistive robotics, his work primarily focuses on the design, development, and control of wearable robots, collaborative robots, and mobile robots.

Dr. Rahman earned his BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Khulna University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh in 2001, his Master of Engineering in bio-robotics from Saga University, Japan in 2005, and his PhD in Engineering, specializing in bio-robotics, from École de technologie supérieure (ETS), Université du Québec, Canada in 2012. Following his PhD, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship at McGill University's School of Physical & Occupational Therapy from 2012 to 2014.

His research spans several areas including Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics, Telerehabilitation, Mixed Reality, IoT, Intelligent Systems and Control, Digital Twin, Mobile Robotics, Nonlinear Control, Artificial Intelligence, Fuzzy Systems, and Control. Dr. Rahman has published over 200 research articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He has also served as a Guest Editor and Associate Editor for several journals, including Frontiers in Robotics and AI: Biomedical Robotics and the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation.