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2020 New Faculty Research Seminar Series Schedule

Tarek Elfouly profileTarek Elfouly, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Thursday, Oct. 22 | 4:30—5:30 p.m. | 

Title: Structural health monitoring (SHM) using wireless sensor networks (WSNs)

General Research Areas: Wireless Networks • Wireless sensor networks • Structure health monitoring •Machine learning and its applications • ehealth and mHealth • Assistive technologies


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Tarek Elfouly, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Tuesday, Oct. 27 | 4:30—5:30 p.m. 

Title: Design and Optimization of Multidisciplinary Dynamic System

General Research Areas: Air breathing propulsion • Aircraft Thermal management • Power systems for aerospace and spaced-based systems • Fuel cells • Electric Propulsion • Hypersonic power and thermal management • Dynamic modeling of multidisciplinary systems • Design and optimization of dynamic systems and control 


 Shirin Noei portraitShirin Noei, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor - Center for Energy Systems Research

Thursday, Nov. 5 | 4:30—5:30 p.m. 

Title: Longitudinal Dynamics in Traffic Microsimulation

General Research Areas: Connected Autonomous Vehicles • Intelligent Transportation Systems • Networked Control Systems • Cyber-Physical Systems • Traffic Operation


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Arman Sargolzaei, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering

Tuesday, Nov. 10 | 4:30—5:30 p.m.  

Title: Security of Networked Control Systems

General Research Areas: Linear and Nonlinear Control Theory • Security of Networked Control Systems • Safety and Security of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles • Control of Multi-Agent Systems • Cyber-Physical Systems


 John Tester portraitJohn Tester, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - General & Basic Engineering

 Monday, Nov. 16 | 4:30—5:30 p.m. 

Title: M4D:  Manufacturing for Design’ & Additive Manufacturing

General Research Areas: Engineering Education • Engineering Management • Additive Manufacturing • Design for Manufacturing •Systems Engineering • Human Biomechanics • Engineering Systems Test and EvaluationQatar University, and is a senior member of the IEEE society.


Charles Van NesteCharles Van Neste, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Electrical & Computer Engineering

Tuesday, Nov. 17 | 4:30—5:30 p.m. 

Title: A New Wireless: Sending Power Over and Through Surfaces

General Research Areas: Alternative forms of energy generation and transmission with a major focus in wireless and quasi-wireless power transfer • High frequency inverter design • Electronic instrumentation • Electromagnetic interactions