Lehrstuhl für Mechatronik in Maschinenbau und Fahrzeugtechnik (MEC)

Dr. Saeed Ahmed


Research Interests

  • Data-driven control
  • Estimation and control of nonlinear and time-delay systems
  • ISS of hybrid systems (in particular, impulsive and switched systems)
  • ISS of infinite-dimensional systems
  • Robust control
  • Application of control theory to various engineering fields

Career

  • Since February 2020 working at TU Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • Researcher at Inria, EPI DISCO, Laboratory of Signal and Systems, CentraleSupelec, Université Paris Sud, France
  • Researcher at Bilkent University, Turkey
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Teaching

  1. Learning-based Control (TU Kaiserslautern, Fall 20)
  2. Control Theory (TU Kaiserslautern)
  3. Control Systems (COMSATS University, Fall 19)
  4. Probability Methods in Engineering (COMSATS University, Spring 19)
  5. Feedback Control Systems (Bilkent University, Fall 12/13, Spring 13)
  6. Probability and Statistics (Bilkent University, Summer 13)
  7. Basics of Signals and Systems (Bilkent University, Spring 14)
  8. Engineering Mathematics I (Bilkent University, Fall 14)
  9. Engineering Mathematics II (Bilkent University, Summer 14/15/18, Spring 15/16/17/18)
  10. Robust Feedback Theory (Bilkent University, Fall 15/16)
  11. Advanced Signal Processing (Bilkent University, Fall 15)
  12. Nonlinear Systems (Bilkent University, Fall 17)

PUBLICATIONS

  1. M. Zakwan, S. Ahmed, and N. Bajcinca. Dynamic L2 output feedback control of delayed LPV systems with piecewise constant parameters: A clock-dependent L-K approach. International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 31(4): 1145-1167, March 2021.
  2. M.Zakwan and S. Ahmed. Dwell-time based stability analysis and L2 control of LPV systems with piecewise constant parameters and delay. Systems and Control Letters, 145(104805), November 2020.
  3. M. Zakwan, S. Ahmed, and N. Bajcinca. On output feedback stabilization of time-varying decomposable systems with switching topology and delay. In Proceedings of the IFAC World Congress, Berlin, Germany, July 2020.
  4. F. Mazenc, S. Ahmed, and M. Malisoff. Reduced order finite time observers and output feedback for time-varying nonlinear systems. Automatica, 119(109083), September 2020.
  5. M. Zakwan and S.Ahmed. Distributed output feedback control of decomposable LPV systems with delay and switching topology: Application to consensus problem in multi-agent systems. International Journal of Control, January 2020. DOI: 10.1080/00207179.2019.1710257.
  6. S. Ahmed, M. Malisoff, and F. Mazenc. Finite time estimation for time-varying systems with delay in the measurements. System and Control Letters, 133(104551), November 2019.
  7. M. Zakwan and S. Ahmed. Distributed output feedback control of decomposable LPV systems with delay: Application to multi-agent nonholonomic systems. In Proceedings of the European Control Conference, Napels, Italy, August 2019 (pp. 2899-2903).
  8. M. Malisoff, F. Mazenc, and S.Ahmed. Output feedback stabilization by reduced order finite time observers using a trajectory based approach. In Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Philadelphia, USA, July 2019 (pp. 1134-1138).
  9. F. Mazenc, S. Ahmed, and M. Malisoff. Reduced Order Finite Time Observers for Time-Varying Nonlinear Systems. In Proceedings of the 57th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, FL, USA, January 2019 (pp. 2182-2186).
  10. F. Mazenc, S. Ahmed, and M. Malisoff. Finite time estimation through a continuous-discrete observer. International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 28(16): 4831-4849, November 2018.
  11. S. Ahmed, F. Mazenc, and H. Ozbay. Dynamic output feedback stabilization of switched linear systems with delay via a trajectory based approach. Automatica, 93: 92-97, July 2018.
  12. F. Mazenc and S. Ahmed. Finite time estimation via piecewise constant measurements. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 51(13): 508-513, 2018.
  13. S. Ahmed, F. Mazenc, and H. Ozbay. Stabilization of switched systems with time-varying delay using a trajectory based approach. 1st workshop on delays and constraints in distributed parameter systems, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, 2017.
  14. F. Mazenc, S. Ahmed, and H. Ozbay. State feedback stabilization of switched systems with delay: Trajectory based approach. In Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Seattle, USA, July 2017 (pp. 4540-4543).
  15. S. Ahmed and H. Ozbay. Design of a switched robust control scheme for drug delivery in blood pressure regulation. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 49(10): 252-257, 2016.
  16. S. Ahmed and H. Ozbay. Switching robust controllers for a linear parameter varying time-delay system modeling vasodilator drug administration. 4th DelSys workshop on observing and controlling complex dynamical systems, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, 2015.
  17. S. Ahmed and H. Ozbay. Switching robust controllers for automatic regulation of postoperative hypertension using vasodilator drug infusion rate. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 48(26): 224-229, 2015.
  18. S. Abrar et. al. A new method for handover triggering condition estimation. IEICE Electronics Express, 9(5): 378-384, 2012.
  19. R. Hussain et. al. A host based autonomous scheme for seamless vertical handover. Prezeglad Elektrotechniczny, 2012(9b):314-318, 2012.
  20. M. F. Siddiqi et. al. ASIC design implementation of memory efficient infinite impulse response UWB equalizer. Prezeglad Elektrotechniczny, 2012(3b): 223-227, 2012.
  21. S. Ahmed et. al. Stability analysis of the linear time-invariant ultra-wideband channel. Prezeglad Elektrotechniczny, 2012(1a):218-221, 2012.
  22. R. A. Riaz et. al. EXIT chart aided design of near-capacity UWB impulse radio using self-concatenated codes. IEICE Electronics Express, 8(18): 1486-1491, 2011.

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