Dr. Farid Golnaraghi

  • Professor and Director, School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering
  • Burnaby Mountain Chair


  • Ph.D., Cornell University, United States, 1988
  • B.Sc., Worcester Polytechnical Institute, United States, 1982
  • M.Sc., Worcester Polytechnical Institute, United States, 1982

Research interests

  1. Biomedical Devices
  2. Intelligent Sensory Systems and Wearable Technologies
  3. Head Injury Mitigation Technologies
  4. Smart Materials and Actuators
  5. Nonlinear Vibration and Control


Golnaraghi, M.F., and Kuo, B., (2017), Automatic Control Systems, 10th edition, ISBN-13: 978-1259643835, McGraw-Hill Education.

Vahid-Araghi, O, Golnaraghi, M.F. (2010 – In Press), Friction-Induced Vibration in Lead Screw Drives, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC., ISBN 978-1-4419-1752-2.

Business Activities

  • Co-Founder: Shield-X Technology Inc., Head Gear Enhanced Protection Technologies
  • Founder: MISOCA Inc., Consulting Company in Mechatronic Systems Engineering
  • Co-Founder of Control Advancements Inc., Developing Control Systems, (1994 – Sold in 1998).