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Dr. Fazal ur Rehman (PhD McGill University, Canada)

PROFESSOR
PROFILE SUMMARY

Dr Fazal ur Rehman has vast teaching and management experience. His main research areas are Nonlinear Control Systems and Multi-rate Signals Processing.

QUALIFICATION
Ph.D. Control Systems (Electrical Engineering) McGill University Montreal, Canada. 1997
MEng Control Systems (Electrical Engineering) McGill University Montreal, Canada. 1993
MPhil Mathematics (Gold Medal) Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan. 1990
MSc Mathematics (Gold Medal) Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan. 1986
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Professor Department of Electrical Engineering Capital University of Science and Technology 2006 – 2015
Associate Professor Faculty of Electronics, GIKI, Topi. 2002 – 2005
Teaching Assistant Department of Electrical Eng. McGill University, Montreal, Canada 1991 – 1997
Lecturer Punjab Education Department 1987 – 1991
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Member Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
HONORS & AWARDS
1. Differential Fee Wavier, Department of Electrical Eng. McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
2. Research Assistantship, Department of Electrical Eng. McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
3. Merit Scholarship for Ph.D. studies abroad by Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.
4. Merit Scholarship for M. Phil. Studies by Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.
5. President’s Talent Scholarship, UGC, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.
RESEARCH AREAS / INTERESTS

1. Dr. Fazal’s research interests are primarily in a particular area of Nonlinear Control Systems, called Nonholonomic Control Systems. He has also interest in Adaptive Control and Optimal Control. He is also working in Signal Processing especially in Multi-rate Filter Banks and Wavelet Theory. One of his students has completed his Ph.D. Thesis on Higher Order Sliding Mode Control of Switched Reluctance Motor for Speed Control Applications

RESEARCH SUPERVISION
1. PhD Controller Design for Switched Reluctance Motor Based on Higher Order Sliding Mode Technique.
JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
1. H. Michalska, F. U. Rehman, “Stabilization of a class of nonlinear systems through Lyapunov function decomposition”, International Journal of Control, U.K., 1997, vol. 67, No. 3, 381-409.( Impact Factor 1.124)
2. H. Michalska, F. U. Rehman, “Guiding functions and discontinuous control: the underwater vehicle example”, International Journal of Control, U.K., 1998, vol. 69, No. 1, 1-30.
3. F.U. Rehman, “Feedback Stabilization of Nonholonomic Control Systems with Drift”, Asian Journal of Control, Taiwan, (2004), vol. 6, No 1, pp. 97-103.
4. F.U. Rehman, “Discontinuous Steering Control for a Sub-class of Drift Free Systems”, Journal of Nonlinear Analysis ELSEVIER, USA, 4 (2004) pp. 381-406.
5. F.U. Rehman, “Feedback Stabilization of Nonholonomic Control Systems using Model Decomposition”, Asian Journal of Control ,Taiwan, (2005) Vol. 7, No. 3 pp. 256-265.
6. F.U. Rehman, “Steering Control of a Hopping Robot Model during the Flight Phase”, IEE Proceedings Control Theory & Applications, UK, (2005) volume 152, Issue 6, pp. 645-653.
7. F.U. Rehman and M.M. Ahmed, “Steering Control Algorithm for a Class of Wheeled Mobile Robots”, IEE Proceedings Control Theory & Applications, UK., (2007) volume 1, Issue 4, pp. 115-124.
8. F.U. Rehman “Steering Control of Nonholonomic Systems with Drift; the Extended Nonholonomic Double Integrator Example”, Journal of Nonlinear Analysis ELSEVIER, USA, Volume 62, Issue 8 , 30 September 2005, pp. 1498-1515.
9. F.U. Rehman “Discontinuous Steering Control for Nonholonomic Systems with Drift”, Journal of Nonlinear Analysis ELSEVIER, USA, Volume 63, Issue 3, November 2005, pp. 311-325
10. N. M. Memon, M. Mansoor Ahmed and F. U. Rehman, “A Comprehensive Four Parameters I-V Model for GaAs MESFET Output
Characteristics” , Journal of Solid State Electronics 51 (2007) , pp.511- 516.
11. F.U. Rehman, “Steering of Nonholonomic Mobile Robots by using Differential Geometric Approach”, International Journal of AppliedComputational Mathematics , Azerbaijan, 1 (2002), no. 2, pp. 131-141.
12. F.U. Rehman and K. H. Khan, “Controllability and Observability of Non-Linear Systems using Fixed Point Theory” International Journal of Applied Computational Mathematics Azerbaijan, 1(2003), Volume 2, No. 1, pp. 30-41.
13. F.U. Rehman, “Stabilizing Feedback Control for a Nonholonomic Underwater Vehicle using Model Reference Approach”
International Journal of Applied Computational Mathematics Azerbaijan, 2 (2003), No. 2, pp. 22-32.
14. F.U. Rehman, “Existence of Optimal Control for Nonlinear Multiple Delay Systems” International Journal of Applied Computational Mathematics Azerbaijan, 3 (2004), No. 1, pp. 67-72.
15. F.U. Rehman, “A Feedback Based Motion Plnning Method for Nonholonomic Systems with Drift” International Journal of Applied Computational Mathematics Azerbaijan, 4 (2005), No. 1,pp. 29-41.
16. S. A. Moiz, M. M. Ahmed, Kh. S. Karimov, F. Rehman, J. H. -Lee,“Space Charge Limited Current for Organic Semiconductor Diode Deposited at High Gravity”, Synthetic Metals, Vol. 159, pp: 1336-1339, 2009.
17. Muhammad Rafiq, Saeed-ur-Rehman, Fazal-ur-Rehman and Qarab Raza Butt, “Power Efficient Higher Order Sliding Mode Control of Switched Reluctance Motor for Speed Control Applications”, International Journal of Computer Science Issues (IJCSI) Vol. 8,Issue 3, No. 1 ( 2011), pp.378-387
18. Muhammad Rafiq, Saeed-ur-Rehman, Fazal-ur-Rehman and Qarab Raza Butt and Irfan Awan, ”A second order sliding mode control design of a switched reluctance motor using super twisting algorithm” Journal of Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory 25 (2012) 106–117.
19. F.U. Rehman M. Mansoor Ahmed and Nisar Ahmed “Steering Control Algorithm for Drift Free Control Systems Using Model Decomposition; A Wheeled Mobile Robot of Type (1,1) Example”,International Journal of Robotics and Automation, ACTA Press Canada, (2007) Vol. 22, No. 4 pp. 251-259.
20. F.U. Rehman “Feedback State-Dependent Steering Control for Nonholonomic Control Systems: a fire truck example”, International Journal of Modeling and Simulation, ACTA Press Canada, (2006) volume 26, number 4, pp. 337-343.
21. F.U. Rehman and Nisar Ahmed “Feedback Stabilization of Nonholonomic Integrator (Brockett’s System)”, International Journal of Modeling & Simulation, ACTA Press Canada, (2006), volume 26, number 3, pp. 244-250.
22. F.U. Rehman, ” Feedback Stabilization of the Extended Nonholonomic Double Integrator, International Journal of Nonlinear Dynamics and Systems Theory, 5(4) (2005), pp. 381-393.
23. F.U. Rehman, “Steering Control of an Underwater Vehicle”, Iranian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE) 2003, vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 35-43.
24. F.U. Rehman, “Regulating Control of the Angular Velocity of a Rigid Body with Two Torque Actuators”, Iranian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE) 2004, vol. 3 No. 1, pp. 72-78.
25. F. U. Rehman, M. Mansoor Ahmed and Syed Abdul Moiz, “Steering Algorithm for Drift Free Systems” Journal of Communications in Applied Analysis, USA, 2007, vol. 11 No. 3&4, pp. 485-514.
26. F.U. Rehman and Laiq Khan, “Attitude Regulating Control of a Rigid Spacecraft Model in Actuating Failure Mode”,International Journal of Modeling and Simulation, ACTA Press Canada, 2010, volume 30 issue 3 pp. 133-140.
27. Muhammad Rafiq, Saeed-ur-Rehman, Fazal-ur-Rehman and Qarab Raza Butt, ”Performance Comparison of PI and Sliding Mode for Speed Control Applications of SR Motor” European Journal of Scientific Research Vol.50 No.3 (2011), pp.368-384.
28. Fazal-ur-Rehman, Muhammad Rafiq and Qarab Raza Butt,” Feedback Stabilization of Nonholonomic Systems Accomplished by Tracking to Their Own Extended Systems”, European Journal of Scientific Research Vol.53 No.3 (2011), pp.326-345.
29. Fazal-ur-Rehman, Muhammad Rafiq and Qarab Raza Butt,” Timevarying Stabilizing Feedback Control for a Sub-class of Nonholonomic Systems”, European Journal of Scientific Research Vol.53 No.3 (2011), pp.346-358.
30. Abbasi, Waseem, Fazal ur Rehman, “Adaptive Integral Sliding Mode Stabilization of Nonholonomic Drift-Free Systems.” Mathematical Problems in Engineering2016 (2016).
31. Abbasi, Waseem, Fazal ur Rehman, and Ibrahim Shah “Backstepping based nonlinear adaptive control for the extended
nonholonomic double integrator.” KYBERNETIKA 2017 (accepted).
32. Din, Sami, Qudrat Khan, Fazal Rehman, and Rini Akmeliawanti. “Robust Control of Underactuated Systems: Higher Order Integral Sliding Mode Approach.” Mathematical Problems in Engineering 2016 (2016).
33. Din, Sami, Qudrat Khan, Fazal Rehman, and Rini Akmeliawanti. “A Comparative Experimental Study of Robust Sliding Mode Control Strategies for Underactuated Systems.” IEEE Access (2017).
34. Sarfraz, Muhammad, and Fazal-ur Rehman. “Feedback Stabilization of Nonholonomic Drift-Free Systems Using Adaptive Integral Sliding Mode Control.” Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering (2017): 1-11.
35. Shah, Ibrahim, and Fazal ur Rehman. “Smooth Higher-Order Sliding Mode Control of a Class of Underactuated Mechanical Systems.” Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering (2017): 1-18.
CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
1. S. A. Moiz, M. M. Ahmed, Kh. S. Karimov, F. Rehman, “Organic Semiconductor Based Optical Sensor”, International Symposium of Advanced Materials (ISAM 2009). Islamabad, Pakistan, 8-12 August, 2009.
2. Fazal-ur-Rehman, Mansoor Ahmed, M.; S. A. Moiz, “Steering control of nonholonomic control systems using model decomposition: A fire truck example”, Computer, Control and Communication, 2009. IC4 2009. 2nd International Conference, Karachi, Pakistan, 17-18th Feburary, 2009.
3. Fazal-ur-Rehman, M. M. Ahmed and N. M. Memon, “Feedback Stabilization of Nonholonomic Systems with Drift Accomplished by Tracking to Their Own Extended Systems; a Rigid Body with Two Torque Actuators Example” 2006 IEEE International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC), Islamabad, Pakistan, pp. 404-409.
4. Fazal-ur-Rehman, M. M. Ahmed and N. M. Memon, “Signal Modeling Using Transmultiplexing Structure” 2006 IEEE International Multitopic Conference (INMIC), Islamabad, Pakistan, pp. 68-73.
5. Fazal-ur-Rehman, M. M. Ahmed and N. M. Memon, “Time-varying Stabilizing Control for a Hopping Robot Model during the Flight Phase” 2006 IEEE International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC), Islamabad, Pakistan, pp. 400-403.
6. F. U. Rehman “Stabilizing control of an autonomous underwater vehicle in actuator failure mode”, Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC), Karachi, Pakistan, pp.512-516.
7. F. U. Rehman “Steering of nonholonomic control system with five state variables and two inputs- mobile robot with trailer”, Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC), Karachi, Pakistan pp.623-626
8. F. U. Rehman “Rotational Stabilization of a Rigid Body Using Two Torque Actuators”, Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Multitopic Conference (INMIC), Lahore, Pakistan, pp. 139-142.
9. F. U. Rehman “Stabilizing Control of a Rigid Body with Two Torque Actuators Using Switching Control Method”, Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC), Karachi, Pakistan, pp. 215-220./td>
10. F. U. Rehman “Discontinuous Feedback Stabilization of a Hopping Robot in Flight Phase”, Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC), Lahore, Pakistan, pp.190-194.
11. F. U. Rehman, “Feedback Stabilization of a Fire Truck by Using Model Decomposition”, Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Multi-topic Conference (INMIC), Lahore, Pakistan, pp. 195-199.
12. F. U. Rehman, H. Michalska, “Geometric approach to feedback stabilization of a hopping robot in flight phase”, 8th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR’97), California, USA, 1997, pp. 551-556.
13. F. U. Rehman, H. Michalska, “Discontinuous feedback stabilization of wheeled mobile robots”, Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A., 1997, pp. 167-172.
14. H. Michalska, F. U. Rehman, “Relay and time delay in set point of drift free systems”, 3rd IEEE Mediterranean Symposium on New Direction in Control and Automation, Cyprus, 1995, pp. 379-386.
15. H. Michalska, F. U. Rehman, “Guiding functions in application to feedback control of a robotic platform”, Proceedings of the 1996 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1996, pp. 3161-3166.
16. H. Michalska, F. U. Rehman, “Stabilizing feedback control for a Nonholonomic underwater vehicle”, Proceedings of the 35th IEEE Conference Decision Control, Kobe, Japan, 1996, pp.973-974.
17. H. Michalska, F. U. Rehman, “Discontinuous feedback stabilization using guiding functions: the fire truck example control”, Proceedings of the 35th IEEE Conference Decision Control, Kobe, Japan, 1996, pp.1712-1713.
18. H. Michalska, F. U. Rehman, “Attitude stabilization of a rigid spacecraft in actuator failure mode”, IFAC-IFIP-IMACS Conference on Control of Industrial Systems, Belfort France, 1997, pp. 563-568.
19. H. Michalska, F. U. Rehman, “Switching control of a Nonholonomic underwater vehicle”, IFAC-IFIP-IMACS Conference on Control of Industrial Systems, Belfort France, 1997, pp. 537-541.
20. H. Michalska, F. U. Rehman, “Set point stabilization control for a mobile robot with trailer”, 8th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR’97), California, USA, 1997, pp.373-378.
21. H. Michalska, F. U. Rehman, “Time varying feedback synthesis for a class of non-homogeneous systems”, Proceedings of the 36th IEEE Conference Decision Control, California, USA, 1997, vol.4, pp. 4018 -4021.
22. Abbasi, Waseem, Ibrahim Shah, and Fazal ur Rehman. “Steering Algorithm for Nonholonomic Mechanical Systems using Adaptive Sliding Mode Control”, AIET conference 2017.
23. Abbasi, Waseem, Ibrahim Shah, and Fazal ur Rehman. “Steering Algorithm for Nonholonomic Mechanical Systems using Sliding Mode Control”, IBCAST conference 2018.

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