Parsa Taheri

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Email: ptaheri AT


Design and Fabrication of Micro Rate Integrated Gyroscope (MRIG)
3-Axis MEMS Gyroscope
Nonlinear Oscillations


Parsa Taheri received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 2010. He also received a MS degree in Mechanical Engineering from San Jose State University. He joined MEMS Lab in 2012 under the supervision of Prof. Horsley and received his PhD degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from UC Davis in 2017. He is now working as a postdoctoral researcher.

Area of interest

MEMS inertial sensor



  • Taheri-Tehrani, P.; Defoort, M.; Horsley, D.A., “Operation of a High Quality-Factor Gyroscope in Electromechanical Nonlinearities Regime,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol.27, no.7, pp., June. 2017.
    doi: 10.1088/1361-6439/aa73af
  • Defoort, M.; Taheri-Tehrani, P.; Nitzan, S.; Horsley, D.A., “Impact of Synchronization in Micromechanical Gyroscopes,” Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, vol.134, no.4, pp.040906, May. 2017.
    doi: 10.1115/1.4036397
  • Sonmezoglu, S.; Taheri-Tehrani, P.; Valzasina, C.; Falorni, L.G.; Zerbini, S.; Nitzan, S.; Horsley, D.A., “Single-Structure Micromachined Three-Axis Gyroscope With Reduced Drive-Force Coupling,” in Electron Device Letters, IEEE , vol.36, no.9, pp.953-956, Sept. 2015
    doi: 10.1109/LED.2015.2454511
  • Tsanh-Hung Su; Nitzan, S.H.; Taheri-Tehrani, P.; Kline, M.H.; Boser, B.E.; Horsley, D.A., “Silicon MEMS Disk Resonator Gyroscope With an Integrated CMOS Analog Front-End,” Sensors Journal, IEEE , vol.14, no.10, pp.3426,3432, Oct. 2014
    doi: 10.1109/JSEN.2014.2335735
  • A. Heidari, M.-L. Chan, H.-A. Yang, G. Jaramillo, P. Taheri-Tehrani, P. Fonda, H. Najar, K. Yamazaki, L. Lin, and D. A. Horsley, “Hemispherical wineglass resonators fabricated from microcrystalline diamond,” J. Micromech. Microeng., vol. 23, no. 12, p. 125016, Dec. 2013.


  • Taheri-Tehrani P.; Defoort, M. ; Chen, Y.; Flader, I.; Ng, E.J.; Shin, D.D.; Kenny, T.W.; Horsley, D.A., “Epitaxially-Encapsulated Quad Mass Resonator with Shaped Comb Fingers for Frequency Tuning,” in 2017 IEEE 30th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), pp.1111-1114, 22 – 26 Jan, 2017.
  • Taheri-Tehrani, P.; Izyumin, O.; Izyumin, I.; Ahn, C.H.; Ng, E.J.; Hong, V.A.; Yang, Y.; Kenny, T.W.; Boser, B.E.; Horsley, D.A., “Disk resonator gyroscope with whole-angle mode operation,” in Inertial Sensors and Systems (ISISS), 2015 IEEE International Symposium on , vol., no., pp.1-4, 23-26 March 2015
    doi: 10.1109/ISISS.2015.7102360
  • Taheri-Tehrani, P., T. Su, A. Heidari, G. Jaramillo, C. Yang, S. Akhbari, H. Najar et al. “Micro-scale diamond hemispherical resonator gyroscope”, Hilton Head 2014 Solid-State Sensors, Actuators & Microsystems Workshop, Hilton Head Island, pp. 289-292. 2014.
  • Su, T.-H.; Nitzan, S.; Taheri-Tehrani, P.; Kline, M.; Boser, B.; Horsley, D.A, “MEMS disk resonator gyroscope with integrated analog front-end,” SENSORS, 2013 IEEE , vol., no., pp.1,4, 3-6 Nov. 2013
    doi: 10.1109/ICSENS.2013.6688164
  • Heidari, A; Chan, M.-L.; Yang, H.-A; Jaramillo, G.; Taheri-Tehrani, P.; Fonda, P.; Najar, H.; Yamazaki, K.; Lin, L.; Horsley, D.A, “Micromachined polycrystalline diamond hemispherical shell resonators,” Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (TRANSDUCERS & EUROSENSORS XXVII), 2013 Transducers & Eurosensors XXVII: The 17th International Conference on , vol., no., pp.2415,2418, 16-20 June 2013
    doi: 10.1109/Transducers.2013.6627293
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