Researches Control Systems and Robotics (CSR) Reasearch Group

Control Systems and Robotics (CSR) Reasearch Group


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Introduction

The Control Systems and Robotics (CSR) research group at Department of Electrical Engineering, NUST College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering focuses on research activities related to design, analysis, simulation and implementation of closed loop control of dynamical systems. The areas of interest are, but not limited to, linear control, nonlinear control, adaptive control, robust control, optimal control, digital control etc. Over the years, expertise in these areas have been developed through teaching relevant courses, conducting undergraduate projects and postgraduate research theses.

 

Name Role Research Area Email
Dr Fahad Mumtaz Malik Head Nonlinear Control Systems, UAVs, Sampled Data Control, Robotics malikfahadmumtaz@yahoo.com
Dr Muwahida Liaquat Associate Head​ Feedback Control Systems, Sampled data systems muwahida@ee.ceme.edu.pk
Dr Shahzor Ahmad Member Computer Vision, Machine Learning
Engr Salman Qadir Member Control Systems
Engr Sufyan Hafeez Khan Member Control Systems sufyanhafeezkhan@yahoo.com
Mr. Azmat Saeed Member Electronics, Control Systems azmt.sk@gmail.com
Engr Tabinda Ashraf Member Control Systems
Engr Atif Qayyum PhD Student Nonlinear Control Systems
Engr Abid Raza PhD Student Control Systems
Engr Rameez Khan PhD Student Control Systems
Engr Hammad Zaki PhD Student Control Systems
Engr Shafiq Haider PhD Student Control Systems
Engr Naveed Mazhar PhD Student Multi Agent UAVs
Engr Sammana Batool MS Student Control Systems
Engr Waqas Ahmed MS Student Nonlinear Systems
Engr Muhammad Haras MS Student Robust Control
Engr Umm-e-Aiman MS Student Fault Tolerant Control
Engr Mustansar Hussain Shah MS Student Regulator Design

Publications (Journal Papers)

1.  U. Zulfiqar, W. Tariq, L.Li, M. Liaquat, “”A Passivity Preserving Frequency-Weighted Model Order Reduction Technique”, in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, 10.1109/TCSII.2017.2685440, 2017.

2.   Rahat Ali, Mohammad Bilal Malik, Fahad Mumtaz Malik, Muwahida Liaqat “Error Minimizing Linear Regulation for Discrete-time Systems”, accepted in Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, 2017.

3.    A. Ali, M.Laiquat and M. B. Malik, “Control of Under-Actuated System with input Constraints”, Pakistan Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, pp 51-72, vol 19, July, 2016.

4.    Umair Zulfiqar, Muhammad Imran, Abdul Ghafoor and Muwahida Liaquat, “A New Frequency Limited Interval Gramians based Model Order Reduction Technique”, in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, DOI 10.1109/TCSII.2016.2599111, 2016.

5.  M Liaquat, MB Malik, “Sampled data output regulation of n-link robotic manipulator using a realizable reconstruction filter”, in Robotica, volume 34, issue 04, pp. 900-912, 2016.

6.   Abdul Jabbar, Fahad Mumtaz Malik, Shahzad Amin Sheikh, “Nonlinear Stabilizing Control of a Rotary Double Inverted Pendulum; A modified stepping approach”, Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, 2016.

7.    Ahmed Mustafa, K. Munwar, F. M. Malik, M. B. malik, M. Salman,S. A. Sheikh, “Reduced Order Observer Design with DMPC and LQR for System with Backlash Non linearity”, Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering, vol. 8, no. 39, 2014.

8.  M Liaquat, MB Malik, FM Malik, “Output Regulation for Linear Sampled Data Systems Using a Realizable Reconstruction Filter” in Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering 39 (5), 3895-3905, 2014.

9.  M Liaquat, MB Malik, “On sampled data regulation of feedback linearizable systems using a realizable reconstruction filter” in International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems 11 (6), 1162-1169, 2013.

10.  M Liaquat, MB Malik, “Discrete-Time Output Regulation on Sample-Data Systems” in International journal of computer theory and engineering 4 (5), 735-739, 2012.

Publications (Conference Papers)

1.   Naila Qayyum, Aamer Iqbal and Muwahida Liaquat, “Landing Control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle using continuous Model Predictive Control”, accepted in 29th Chinese Control and Decision Conference, 2017.

2.    Q Fazal, M Liaquat, M Iftikhar, “Robust fault tolerant control of an unmanned aerial vehicle in the presence of actuator faults”, IEEE/ION Position, Location and Navigation Symposium (PLANS), 757-763, 2016.

3.   Rahat Ali, Muwahida Liaqat, Fahad Mumtaz Malik, Mohammad Bilal Malik,  “Optimal Output Quadratic Regulation”, accepted in 6th Intelligent and Advanced System (ICIAS 2016) to be held  in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Aug 15 -17, 2016.

4.   Qandeel Fazal, Muwahida Liaquat and Neelma Naz, “Robust Fault Tolerant Control of a DC Motor in the Presence of

5.    Actuator Faults”, in 16th international conference on Sciences and Techniques of Automatic control & computer engineering, pp- 327-333, 2015.

6.  MM Khan, AU Awan, M Liaquat, “Improving Vehicle Handling and Stability under Uncertainties using Probabilistic Approach”, IFAC-PapersOnLine 48 (25), 242-247, 2015.

7.    Waqar Ali, M Liaquat, “Cooperative Output Regulation for Higher-order Linear Multi-agent Systems with Fixed and Switching Topologies”, in 9th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2015.

8.   Saadullah Masood Ahmad, M Liaquat, “Optimal Sample-Data Regulation based on Realizable Reconstruction Filter”, in  9th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2015.

9.   S Ullah, M Liquat, “Optimal output regulation on sample-data systems”, in IEEE International Conference on Control, Electronics, Renewable Energy and Communications (ICCEREC), pp- 79-84, 2015.

10.  A Qayyum, R Ali, MB Malik, FM Malik, M Liaquat, “Sampled data output regulation of a linear system based on finite time impulsive observer”, in IEEE International Conference on Information, Communication and Automation Technologies (ICAT), pp- 1-5, 2015.

11.  A Qamar, AU Awan, KFA Khan, M Liaquat, “Scenario based robust control design for uninterruptible power supplies”, in 15th IEEE International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS), pp 1024-1029, 2015.

12.  S Waheed, KFA Khan, AU Awan, M Liaquat, “Robust tracking of quadrotor UAV using RISE controller with input saturation”, in 34th Chinese Control Conference (CCC), pp- 5507-5512, 2015.

13.  H Saadia, AU Awan, KFA Khan, M Liaquat, S Waheed, “Adaptive control of air-to-air missile using multilayer NN feedforward and RISE feedback terms”, in 10th Asian Control Conference (ASCC), pp-1-8, 2015.

14. SZ Haider, KFA Khan, AU Awan, M Liaquat, “Variable robustness control design for system of aerospace vehicle”, in International Conference on Control, Automation and Robotics (ICCAR), pp- 103-108 2015.

15.  M A Javed and M Liaquat, “A Nonlinear High-Gain Observer for n-link Robot Manipulator with Measurement Noise in a Feedback Control Framework”, 16th international conference on Sciences and Techniques of Automatic control & computer engineering, 2015.

16. M Liaquat, MB Malik, “Sampled-data regulation of a class of time varying systems based on a realizable reconstruction filter”, IEEE conference on Smart Instrumentation, Measurement and Applications (ICSIMA), pp 1-6, 2013.

17.  M Liaquat, MB Malik, “A realizable reconstruction filter for sampled data systems”, ASIC (ASICON), IEEE 9th International Conference, pp- 902-905, 2011.

18. Fahad Mumtaz Malik, Mohammad Bilal Malik and Ejaz Muhammad, “Parameter Estimation of a Single-link Robotic Manipulator in Presence of Backlash”, IASTED Conference on Control and Applications, 2008.

19. Fahad Mumtaz Malik, Mohammad Bilal Malik and Khalid Munawar, “Parameter Estimation of a Single-link Robotic Manipulator in Presence of Dead-band and Dead-zone”, IEEE International Conference on Computer, Control and Communication, 2009.

 Projects

Tracking and stabilization of multiple degrees of freedom motion platforms

•    Magnetic levitation system
•    Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Research Facilities Available

•    Magnetic Levitation System
•    Inverted Pendulum System
•    Robotic Arm
•    Three axis Gyroscope
•    Two degrees of freedom motion platform
Name Role Research Interests
Dr Raja Amir Azeem PhD Researcher Control Systems
Dr Atif Ali PhD Researcher Nonlinear Systems
Dr Niaz Mehdi PhD Researcher Anti-windup compensators
Engr Qandeel Fazal Graduate Researcher UAVs
Engr Waqar Ali Graduate Researcher Robotics
Engr Mohsin Khan Graduate Researcher Vehicle Handling and Stability
Engr Azeem Javed Graduate Researcher High Gain Observer
Engr Umair Zulfiqar Graduate Researcher Control Systems
Engr Wasim Ahmed Graduate Researcher Control Systems
Engr Bilal Khan Graduate Researcher UAVs
Engr Hafsa Shafiq Graduate Researcher Sampled data robust control
Engr Izza Rasul Graduate Researcher UAVs
Engr Kenza Tayyab Graduate Researcher Sampled data control
Engr Mudassir Ali Graduate Researcher Controller design
Engr Sohail Sultan Graduate Researcher Sliding mode control
Engr Abdul Rehman Graduate Researcher Sliding mode control
Engr Sami Ullah Graduate Researcher Quadrotor Control
Engr Safi Ullah Graduate Researcher Sliding mode control
Engr Hafeezullah Khan Graduate Researcher Sampled data output feedback control
Engr Sadia Waheed Graduate Researcher Control Systems
Engr Ayesha Qamar Graduate Researcher Controller design
Engr Haleema Sadia Graduate Researcher Adaptive Control​
Engr Syed Zeeshan Haider Graduate Researcher Missile Control
Engr Saad Ullah Graduate Researcher Sampled data regulation​

Contact Person

Dr Fahad Mumtaz Malik

Head CSR Research Group

Email:malikfahadmumtaz@yahoo.com


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