
Kiumars Sharifmoghaddam
FWF Researcher
Institut für Diskrete Mathematik und Geometrie
Forschungsgruppe Differentialgeometrie und Geometrische Strukturen
Technische Universität Wien
Wiedner Hauptstraße 810/104
A1040 Wien, Austria


Academic Education

B.Sc in Pure Mathematics at University of Tehran, 09/2012

M.Sc in Computer Science at Shahid Beheshti University, 09/2019
Thesis: An Algorithm to Construct Table Cartogram on Hexagonal Grid

PhD candidate at TU Wien , 03/2020  now
Research Interests

Origami

Computational Geometry

Discrete Differential Geometry

Architectural Geometry

Parametric and Computational Design

Mathematical Programming
Professional Experience

Teacher at the National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET), 09/2007  09/2019

Manager of the NODET Mathematics Department , 09/2008  08/2009, 09/2016  08/2019

Lecturer of the course "Structure and Geometry", University of Innsbruck, 10/2021  03/2022

Lecturer of the course "Parametric Foldable Design and Digital Fabrication", TU Graz, 10/2022  03/2023

Instructor of the course "Advanced Parametric Modeling", TU Wien, 10/2022  03/2023

FWF Researcher at TU Wien (Subproject SP7 of SFB Advanced Computational Design),
Publications

Sharifmoghaddam, K. Thedral Origami: Towards Unifying Representation of Rigidfoldable and Curved Patterns. In preperation.

Kilian, M., Nawratil, G., Raffaelli, M., Rasoulzadeh, A. and Sharifmoghaddam, K. (2024) Interactive design of discrete Voss nets and simulation of their rigid foldings.
Under review by the Journal of Computer Aided Geometric Design.

Sharifmoghaddam, K. , Nawratil, G. , Mundilova, K. , and Tachi, T. (2024) Woven Rigidly Foldable Thedral Tubes Along Translational Surfaces.
Accepted for 8th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education8OSME.

Lee, M., Sharifmoghaddam, K. and Tachi, T. (2024) Multistable Polyhedral Origami Modules for Curved Surface Assembly.
Under review IASS Annual symposium 2024.

Vasylevska, K., Ghazanfari, M., Sharifmoghaddam, K. , Mortezapoor, S. , Vonach, E., Brument, H., Nawratil, G. and Kaufmann, H. (2024) Stiffness Simulation with Haptic Feedback Using Robotic Gripper and Paper Origami as EndEffector.
Workshop on Novel Input Devices and Interaction Techniques  NIDIT at IEEE VR.

Maleczek, R., Sharifmoghaddam, K., Nawratil, G. and Preisinger, C. (2023) Bridging the gapA study on foldable tubular bridges.
In the Proceedings of IASS Annual Symposium 2023.

Vasylevska, K., Batik T., Brument, H., Sharifmoghaddam, K., Nawratil, G., Vonach, E., Mortezapoor, S. and Kaufmann, H. (2023) ActionOrigami Inspired Haptic Devices for Virtual Reality.
Extended abstract in ACM SIGGRAPH 2023 Emerging Technologies. DOI: 10.1145/3588037.3595393.

Kovács, B. I., Erb, I. , Sharifmoghaddam, K., Lipp, L., Wimmer, M. and Ferschin P. (2023). The Theatre Metaphor for Spatial Computing in Architectural Design.
in Creative Construction eConference 2023, (pp 674683) Keszthely, Hungary. DOI: 10.3311/CCC2023087.

Ferschin, P., Suter, G., Palma, M. , Erb, I., Hahn, D., Kovács, B., Nawratil, G. and Sharifmoghaddam, K. (2023). Transformable luminaire design: from digital sketch to fabrication through computation and simulation.
Proceedings of the 41st Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe eCAADe 2023, Volume 1, pp. 117126. DOI: 10.52842/conf.ecaade.2023.1.117

Sharifmoghaddam, K., Maleczek, R., and Nawratil, G. (2023). Generalizing rigidfoldable tubular structures of Thedral type.
In the Journal of Mechanics Research Communications. DOI: 10.1016/j.mechrescom.2023.104151.

Kovács, B. I., Sharifmoghaddam, K., Jauk, J., Erb, I. , Stavric, M., Nawratil, G. and Ferschin P. (2022). Integrative Mixed Reality Sketching.
In Creative Construction eConference 2022 (pp. 233240). Budapest University of Technology and Economics. DOI: 10.3311/CCC2022030

Sharifmoghaddam, K., Nawratil, G., Rasoulzadeh, A., and Tervooren, J. (2021). Using flexible trapezoidal quadsurfaces for transformable design.
Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2020/21 and the 7th International Conference on Spatial Structures (pp. 32363248)

Ali Bahmani, Kiumars Sharifmoghaddam, Andrew Hudson: Using origami to enrich mathematical understanding of self similarity and fractals.
In Origami 6 (Vol. 95), pp. 723733, American Mathematical Soc., 2015. doi:10.1090/mbk/095.2/32

Kiumars Sharifmoghaddam: Origami designs.
In origami convention books, 20132021.
Talks

International Conference on Evolving Design and Discrete Differential Geometry  towards
Mathematics Aided Geometric Design, to be held in Fukuoka, March 1013 2025, Japan, Keynote Speaker, Title: TBA.

8th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education (8OSME), to be held in Melbourne, Australia, July 1618 2024,
Oral presentation, Title: Woven Rigidly Foldable Thedral Tubes Along Translational Surfaces.

8th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education (8OSME), to be held in Melbourne, Australia, July 1618 2024,
Oral presentation, Title: Thedral Origami: Towards Unifying Representation of Rigidfoldable and Curved Patterns.

Special Semester on Rigidity and Flexibility, Workshop on Structures  Polyhedra, Meshes, Platforms, Linz, Austria, May 1317 2024,
Invited Speaker, Title: Exploring Thedral Origami across varied Topologies.

36th Origami Science/Mathematics/Education Research Conference, Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 1819 2023,
Oral presentation, Title: Generalization of Rigidfoldable Tubular Structures.

Conference on Geometry: Theory and Applications CGTA2023, Kefermarkt, Austria, June 1923 2023,
Oral presentation, Title: Interactive design of discrete Voss nets and simulation of their rigid foldings.

9th International Conference MoNGeometrija, Novi Sad, Serbia, June 710 2023, Invited
Keynote Speaker, Title: When Escher meets Miura: A Geometric Exploration on Foldable and Transformale Structures. mongeometrija 2023

Symposium on Geometry and Computational Design (GCD), Vienna, September 9 2022, Austria, Title: Flexible Trapezoidal Quad surfaces for Transformable Design.

IASS Annual Symposium 2020/21 and the 7th International Conference on Spatial Structures, online due to COVID 19, hosted by University of Surrey,
August 2327 2020, UK, Title: Using flexible trapezoidal quad surfaces for transformable design.

Week of Advancing AEC, IntCDC Conference 2022: Integrative Computational Design and Construction for FutureProof Architecture, Stuttgart, Germany, Oct. 1014 2022,
Poster Presentation, Title: On rigidfoldable tubular structures of Thedral type.
Release of Software

Scutes: an interactive Rhino/Grasshopper plugin developed in CSharp, offering construction and deformation capabilities
for rigidly deformable quadmeshes to designers, architects, and engineers. [DOWNLOAD]


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