Dr. Mostafa Hassanalian

Mostafa Hassanalian, PhD

Associate Professor

Mechanical Engineering

Autonomous Flight and Aquatic Systems Laboratory

Research Areas


  • Biomimetics, and Bio-Inspired Aerial and Aquatic Robots
  • Design, Optimization, and Performance Enhancement of Aerial Vehicles,
  • Drones (UAV/MAV/NAV/PAV): Fixed Wings, Flapping Wings, Rotary Wings, Tilt-Rotor and Tilt-Wing Drones, Morphing Drones, Space and Marine Drones, Separation and Swarming Flight of Micro Drones.
  • New Concepts for Planetary and Space Exploration
  • Aerodynamics, Hydrodynamics, Aeroelasticity, Fluid-Structure Interaction