Newcastle University Singapore

Staff Profile

Dr Khalid Abidi

Assistant Professor

Background

Background

Dr Khalid Abidi received his Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey in 2002 and the Masters degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey in 2004. He obtained his PhD degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, specializing in the area of Control Engineering, from the National University of Singapore in 2009. Dr Abidi is currently a lecturer of Electrical Power Engineering at Newcastle University based in Singapore. Prior to joining Newcastle University Dr Abidi worked as an Assistant Professor of Mechatronics Engineering at Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, Turkey from September 2009 until June 2014. 


Main Research Interests are:


  • Theory and modelling of dynamical systems
  • Discrete-Time systems
  • Time-delay systems
  • Learning Control, Robust Control and Applied Nonlinear Control
  • Robotics and Mechatronic Systems


PhD scholarships for Polytechnic Staff in Singapore

I am seeking PhD students who are interested in research topics above. Currently, there are several PhD scholarships available for Polytechnic staff in Sinagpore. Applicants wishing to be considered for these opportunities should submit their applications and CV to my email address. For more information, it can be found here

Research Degree Scholarships (PhD, MPhil) in Singapore

Newcastle University International Singapore currently offers several PhD and MPhil scholarships for employees who conduct a research project for their employer. More information about this can be found here

Research

Research Interests


  • Theory and modelling of dynamical systems
  • Discrete-Time systems
  • Time-delay systems
  • Learning Control, Robust Control and Applied Nonlinear Control
  • Robotics and Mechatronic Systems


Current Work


  • Adaptive control of nonlinear systems with time-delay
  • Discrete-Time adaptive posicast control
  • Force reflecting telerobotics with communication time-delay
  • Shape-Memory-Alloy catheter for minimum invasive surgery
  • Modelling and control of an autonomous fish like robot
  • Smartgrid


PhD scholarships for Polytechnic Staff in Singapore

I am seeking PhD students who are interested in research topics above. Currently, there are several PhD scholarships available for Polytechnic staff in Sinagpore. Applicants wishing to be considered for these opportunities should submit their applications and CV to my email address. For more information, it can be found here

Research Degree Scholarships (PhD, MPhil) in Singapore

Newcastle University International Singapore currently offers several PhD and MPhil scholarships for employees who conduct a research project for their employer. More information about this can be found here

Teaching

Courses taught at Newcastle University


  • EEE2200 Automatic Control
  • EEE3200 State Space Analysis and Controller Design
  • EEE3205 Thermofluid Dynamics


Courses taught at Bahcesehir University


  • EEE2312 Modeling, Analysis and Simulation
  • EEE3304 Feedback Control Systems
  • MCH1002 Computer-Aided Technical Drawing
  • EEE4316 Digital Control
  • MCH5315 Nonlinear Control
  • MCH3010 Electromechanical Actuators
  • MCH3008 Control Systems



Publications