Phone: +39.02.2399.8489
Fax: +39.02.2399.8492
E-mail: hamidreza.karimi(at)

Secretary's Office of the RL Dynamics and Vibrations
Simona Pozzali
Phone: +39.02.2399.8494
Fax: +39.02.2399.8492
E-mail: simona.pozzali(at)

Personal page of the Professor on the University website

Hamid Reza Karimi received the B.Sc. (First Hons.) degree in power systems from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 1998, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. (First Hons.) degrees in control systems engineering from the University of Tehran, Tehran, in 2001 and 2005, respectively. Since 2016, he has been an associate professor of Applied Mechanics with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy. His current research interests include control systems and mechatronics with applications to automotive control systems and wind energy.
Prof. Karimi is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cyber-Physical Systems (Taylor & Francis), the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Machines (MDPI Switzerland), Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Designs (MDPI Switzerland) and an Editorial Board Member for some international journals, such as the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS, the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CIRCUIT AND SYSTEMS —I: REGULAR PAPERS, the IEEE/ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS, MAN, AND CYBERNETICS: SYSTEMS, Information Sciences, the IEEE ACCESS, IFAC-Mechatronics, Neurocomputing, the Asian Journal of Control, the Journal of The Franklin Institute, the International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems, the International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, the International Journal of e-Navigation and Maritime Economy, and the Journal of Systems and Control Engineering. He is also a member of the IEEE Technical Committee on Systems with Uncertainty, the Committee on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems, the IFAC Technical Committee on Mechatronic Systems, the Committee on Robust Control, and the Committee on Automotive Control.
As recognition for Prof. Karimi's significant contributions and success to both teaching and research, Dr Karimi has been presented a number of awards, including Alexander-von-Humboldt Research Fellowship Award, JSPS Research Award, DAAD Research Award, August-Wilhelm-Scheer Award and the 2016 and 2017 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher in Engineering.