Behnam Miripour Fard received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Guilan, Iran, in 2005 and 2013, respectively. He also received his M. Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran, in 2008. From Apr. 2012 to Oct. 2012, he was a Visiting PhD Student at Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon University, USA, under supervision of Professor C. G. Atkeson. He is currently an Assistant Professor and the Head of the Robotics Eng. Dept. of the Hamedan University of Technology. Dr. Behnam Miripour Fard is the author/coauthor of over 25 technical publications, proceedings, editorials and books. He has been a Member of Iranian Elite Foundation and Inventors Association since 2007.He is also a reviewer of the Journal of Robotica and International Journal of Engineering. His research interests include; Dynamical modeling of Mechanical systems, Path Planning and Control of Humanoid Biped Robots, Limit Cycle Walking, Disturbance Rejection of Legged Locomotion, Predictive Dynamics, Optimal Control, Hybrid Dynamical Modeling, Receding Horizon control, and Bio-mimetic approaches in robotics.