Dr. Aamer Iqbal Bhatti

Designation

Professor

Contact Information
Phone : 92-51-111-555-666 Ext: 181
www.caspr.com.pk
Profile Summary
Control Engineer with 22+ years of dynamic modeling, state/parameter estimation, controller design, controller/observer implementation/testing experience in automotive and aerospace industries. Worked on control of real life engineering systems and have produced four prototypes so far. Currenly, pioneering head of Controls and Signal Processing Research Group CASPR (www.caspr.com.pk) having more than 14 PhD students (19 PhDs produced) with strong research interests in automotive parameter estimation, automotive engine control and diagnostics, air vehicle guidance and control, radar system design, fuel cell control and diagnostics and nonlinear sliding mode controller/observer theory. Worked on idle speed control of Ford Mondeo engine during PhD. Devised novel algorithms for Perkins diesel engines during postdoctoral research. Also won four prestigious national research awards. Author and Co-author of 130 international refereed publications including 44 Impact Factor journal publications with collective I.F of 70.
Qualification
PhD Control Systems Leicester Univeristy, UK 1998
MSc Control Systems Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London 1994
BSc (Hons) Electrical Engineering U.E.T Lahore 1993
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (Formerly Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad Campus) Since - 2007
Associate Professor CASE, Islamabad 2001 - 2007
Industrial EXPERIENCE
Pioneering Head of Research Group Controls and Signal Processing Research Group (CUST) Since - 2007
Founding Senior Member, Islamabad, Pakistan Center for Advanced Research in Engineering (CARE) 2003 - 2007
Manager, Algorithms, Islamabad, Pakistan Communications Enabling Technologies 2001 - 2003
Consultant, Control Systems, Islamabad, Pakistan. Engineering Research & Design Company (ERDC) 1999 - 2001
Project Lead/Post Doc. Researcher Leicester University 1997 - 1999
Researcher Leicester University 1994 - 1997
MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
Executive Director Sir Syed Institute of Technology (SSIT) Islamabad 2003 - 2007
Founding Member Senate CASE, Islamabad 2001 - 2007
Founding Chairman Department of Electrical Engineering CASE, Islamabad 2004 - 2007
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Senior Member
IEEE
Chair
IEEE Control Systems Society Pakistan
Chair
Organizing Committee for ICET 2012
Chair
Local Arrangement Committee for INMIC 2009
Chair
Local Arrangement Committee for ICET 2005
Honors & Awards
1. 
IEEE CSS Outstanding Chapter of the year award
2. 
HEC Best Paper Award
3. 
HEC Best Paper Award
4. 
Representing Asian control association in Pakistan
5. 
Winner of Prestigious National Research and Productivity Award
6. 
Winner of Prestigious National Research and Productivity award
7. 
Pioneering Head of Department of Electrical Engineering
8. 
Active member of Founding Team of Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering (CASE) Islamabad
Research Areas / Interests
Ground Surveillance Radar (GSR) development ELINT Front End Development Radar Signal Processor Design Line Echo Canceller (LEC) Design GSM Audio Codecs H.263 based Video Codec Dynamic System Modeling Data Acquisition and DSP Condition Monitoring of Large Diesel Systems Robust Nonlinear Controller/ Observer pair design Designed, implemented and tested a highly robust nonlinear controller/observer pair in dSPACE.
Research Projects
Hybridization of a Mass Transit Bus. UET LAhore 6.0 Million
LPI Radar Design RWR Islamabad 1.2 Million 2008 - 2009
Pulse Doppler Radar Signal Processor Design. Public Sector 0.3 Million 2009 - 2010
FMCW Radar design and development o. Public Sector 1 Million 2010 - 2011
Early Fault Warning System for EFI Vehicles ICT R&D Fund Rs 14 Million 2009 - 2011
Simulation and Control of the Underground Coal Gasification Process. ICT R&D 14.7 Million 2012 - 2014
Modeling and Control of Underground Coal Gasification Sindh Board of Energy 0.24 Million 2013 - 2014
Design and development of Phased Array Radar Governement of Pakistan Rupees 12.6 Million 2009 - 2015
Research SUPERVISion
1. 
PhD Performance Parameterization of Smooth Sliding Mode Control (Imran Khan, CUST)-2016
2. 
PhD Mode Identification in a Hybrid System (Amin Akram, CUST)-2016
3. 
PhD Smooth Sliding Mode Control and its application to the Phase Locked Loops (Muhammad Asad, CASE UET Taxila)- 2016
4. 
PhD Theory of Dynamic Integral Sliding Mode and its applications-2012
5. 
PhD Hybrid Mode based Misfire Detection-2011
6. 
PhD HOSM based Fault Diagnostic Schemes-2011
7. 
PhD Digital Signal Processing of Optical Systems-2011
8. 
PhD Fault Diagnostics of Engine Air Intake Path System-2011
9. 
PhD HOSM based Parameter Estimation and Control of a Reactor-2011
10. 
PhD Robust Smooth Model-Free Control Methodologies for Industrial Applications-2011
11. 
PhD Sub Riemannian Problem on Lie group of motions of pseudo euclidean plane-2015
12. 
PhD Parameter estimation and Control of PWR-2014
13. 
PhD HOSM based Parameter Estimation of a PEM Fuel Cell-2014
14. 
PhD HOSM based Automotive Engine Parameter Estimation -2013
15. 
MS Model predictive control for ball on a beam system
16. 
MS Sliding mode control of magnetic levitation system
17. 
MS Real Time control system design for Two-Wheeled Robot
18. 
MS Air to Fuel Ratio Estimation
19. 
MS Sensitivity Analysis of Wnt Pathway
20. 
MS Sliding Mode Control of Ball & Beam System
21. 
MS Sliding mode control of PEM Fuel Cell
22. 
MS Mathematical Modeling of Wnt Pathways
23. 
MS Smooth Controller Design for Underwater Vehicle
24. 
MS Nonlinear Robust Control of Underground Coal Gasifiers
25. 
MS Linear Robust Control of Underground Coal Gasifiers
26. 
MS Online automotive engine parameter estimation
27. 
MS HOSM Control of Aircraft
28. 
MS HOSM control of PEM Fuel Cell
29. 
MS Dynamic Analysis and Control of Stewart Platform Manipulator
30. 
MS Kinematics of Stewart Platform Manipulator
31. 
MS Parameter Estimation of Engine Coolant System
32. 
MS Radar Signal Processor using 2D CFAR
33. 
MS Twin Rotor System
Publications
    Journal Papers
  • Syed Ussama Ali, Raza Samar, M. Zamurad Shah, Aamer Iqbal Bhatti, Khalid Munawar and Ubaid M. Al-Sggaf., "Lateral Guidance and Control of UAVs using second-order sliding modes", Journal of Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol: 49, Pages: pp. 88-100, 2016
  • Syed Ussama Ali, Raza Samar, M. Zamurad Shah, Aamer Iqbal Bhatti and Khalid Munawar, "Higher-Order Sliding Mode based Lateral Guidance of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles", Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, (Article in Press)2016
  • Yar A, Bhatti AI, Ahmed Q., " First Principle based Control Oriented Model of a Gasoline Engine", Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, (Article in Press)2016
    Conference Papers
  • A Hanif, AI Bhatti, Q Ahmed , "Estimation of thermally de-rated torque of an HEV drive using robust LPV observer", American Control Conference (ACC), Pages: 1530-1535, 2016
  • M Haseeb, S Azam, S Fazal, M Ullah and A I Bhatti, "Drug Intervention Design for p53 pathway", DDTWC, 2016
  • S Shaukat, K Munawar, M Arif, A I Bhatti, U I Bhatti, U Al-Saggaf, "Robust Vehicle Localization with GPS Dropouts", International Conference on Intelligent & Advanced Systems, 2016
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