Moslem Kazemi
 
Engineering Manager - Technical Lead
Uber Advanced Technologies Group
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

E-mail: moslemk at gmail dot com

Education
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • PhD, Engineering Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada
  • Masters, Industrial Systems Engineering, University of Regina, Canada
  • Bachelor, Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran
Publications
  • Human-Inspired Force Compliant Grasping Primitives, Moslem Kazemi, Jean-Sebastien Valois, J. Andrew Bagnell, and Nancy Pollard, Autonomous Robots (accepted, to appear), 2014
  • Perceiving, Learning, and Exploiting Object Affordances for Autonomous Pile Manipulation, Dov Katz, Arun Venkatraman, Moslem Kazemi, J. Andrew Bagnell, and Anthony Stentz, Robotics: Science and Systems, 2013
  • Closed-loop Servoing using Real-time Markerless Arm Tracking,  Matthew Klingensmith, Thomas Galluzzo, Christopher Dellin, Moslem Kazemi, J. Andrew Bagnell, Nancy Pollard in workshop on Progress and Open Problems in Motion Planning and Navigation for HumanoidsIEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2013
  • Randomized Kinodynamic Planning for Robust Image-based Visual Servoing, Moslem Kazemi, Kamal Gupta, Mehran Mehrandezh, IEEE Transaction on Robotics, 2013
  • Clearing a Pile of Unknown Objects using Interactive Perception, Dov KatzMoslem KazemiJ. Andrew Bagnell, and Anthony Stentz, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2013
  • Interactive Segmentation, Tracking, and Kinematic Modeling of Unknown Articulated ObjectsDov KatzMoslem KazemiJ. Andrew Bagnell, and Anthony Stentz, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2013
  • Robust Object Grasping using Force Compliant Motion Primitives, Moslem Kazemi, Jean-Sebastien Valois, J Andrew Bagnell, Nancy Pollard, Robotics: Science and Systems, 2012
  • Path Planning for Image-based Control of Wheeled Mobile Manipulators, Moslem Kazemi, Kamal Gupta, and Mehran Mehrandezh, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2012
  • An Integrated System for Autonomous Robotics Manipulation, J Andrew Bagnell, Felipe Cavalcanti, Lei Cui, Thomas Galluzzo, Martial Hebert, Moslem Kazemi, Matthew Klingensmith, Jacqueline Libby, Tian Yu Liu, Nancy Pollard, Mihail Pivtoraiko, Jean-Sebastien Valois, Ranqi Zhu, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2012
  • Randomized Path Planning for Visual Servoing, PhD Thesis, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada [linkPDF], 2012
  • Kinodynamic Planning for Visual Servoing, Moslem Kazemi, Mehran Mehrandezh, and Kamal Gupta, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2011
  • Metamodel-based Optimization for Problems with Expensive Objective and Constraint Functions, Moslem Kazemi, Gary Wang, Shahryar Rahnamayan, Kamal Gupta, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 2011
  • Path Planning for Visual Servoing: A Review and Issues (pdf), Moslem Kazemi, Kamal Gupta, and Mehran Mehrandezh, Visual Servoing via Advanced Numerical Methods (webpage), G. Chesi and K. Hashimoto (Eds.), Series: Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences, 2010
  • Constraint Importance Mode Pursuing Sampling for Continuous Global Optimization (pdf), Moslem Kazemi, Gary Wang, Shahryar Rahnamayan, Kamal Gupta, ASME Design Automation Conference, 2010
  • Global Path Planning for Robust Visual Servoing in Complex Environments (pdf), Moslem Kazemi, Kamal Gupta, and Mehran Mehrandezh, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2009
  • Sensor-based robot path planning using harmonic function-based probabilistic roadmaps (pdf), Moslem Kazemi, Mehran Mehrandezh, and K. Gupta, International Conference on Advanced Robotics, 2005
  • An Incremental Harmonic Function-based Probabilistic Roadmap Approach to Robot Path Planning (pdf), Moslem Kazemi, Mehran Mehrandezh, and Kamal Gupta, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2005
  • Robotic Navigation Using Harmonic Function-based Probabilistic Roadmaps, Masters Thesis, Industrial Systems Engineering, University of Regina, Regina, Canada, 2004
  • Robotic navigation using harmonic function-based probabilistic roadmaps (pdf), Moslem Kazemi and Mehran Mehrandezh, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2004
  • RoboCup-2001. The Fifth Robotic Soccer World Championships (pdf), 

      

    M. Veloso, T. Balch, P. Stone, H. Kitano, F. Yamasaki, K. Endo, M. Asada, M. Jamzad, B.S. Sadjad, V.S. Mirrokni, M. Kazemi, H. Chitsaz, A. Heydarnoori, M. T Hajiaghai, and E. Chiniforooshan, 

      
     

    AI Magazine, 2002

  • A fast vision system for middle size robots in RoboCup (pdf), M. Jamzad, B.S. Sadjad, V.S. Mirrokni, M. Kazemi, H. Chitsaz, A. Heydarnoori, M.T. Hajiaghai and E. Chiniforooshan, RoboCup 2001: Robot Soccer. World Cup V (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence Vol.2377), 2002
  • Basic requirements for a teamwork in middle size RoboCup (pdf), M. Jamzad, H. Chitsaz, A. Foroughnassirai, R. Ghorbani, M. Kazemi, V.S. Mirrokni and B.S. Sadjad, RoboCup 2001: Robot Soccer. World Cup V (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence Vol.2377), 2002
  • A goal keeper for middle size RoboCup (pdf), M. Jamzad, A. Foroughnassiraei, T.H. Aaghai, V.S. Mirrokni, R. Ghorbani, A.H. Noori, M. Kazemi, H. Chitsaz, F. Mobasser, M.E. Moghaddam, M. Gudarzi and N. Ghaffarzadegan, RoboCup 2000: Robot Soccer World Cup IV (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence Vol.2019), 2001
  • ARVAND: a soccer player robot (pdf), M. Jamzad, A. Foroughnassiraei, E. Chiniforooshan, R. Ghorbani, M. Kazemi, H. Chitsaz, F. Mobasser, and S. Sadjad, AI Magazine, 2000
  • Design and construction of a soccer player robot Arvand (pdf), M. Jamzad, A. Foroughnassiraei, E. Chiniforooshan, R. Ghorbani, M. Kazemi, H. Chitsaz, F. Mobasser and S.B. Sadjad, RoboCup-99: Robot Soccer World Cup III (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence Volume 1856), 2000
  • Middle sized soccer robots: ARVAND (pdf), M. Jamzad, A. Foroughnassiraei, E. Chiniforooshan, R. Ghorbani, M. Kazemi, H. Chitsaz, F. Mosbasser and S.B. Sadjad, RoboCup-99: Robot Soccer World Cup III (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence Volume 1856), 2000
  • Design and Implementation of a Controller Board for a Robocup Middle Size Soccer Player Robot, Bachelor Thesis (in Persian), Computer Engineering (Hardware), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2000