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Dr. Khalid AlHammadi

Dr. Khalid AlHammadi


Email:  khalid.alhammadi@ku.ac.ae

Dr. Khalid Alhammadi is currently the Acting Chair and an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at Khalifa University of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

He received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from UAE University in 1992 and M.Sc. degree in Control Systems in 1998 from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA. In 2006 he received his PhD degree from North Carolina State University, NC, USA; and joined Khalifa University as an assistant professor. Dr. Alhammadi served as a director of Alumni Relations and Continuing Education Department from 2012 to 2014.

Dr. Alhammadi teaches design courses in addition to instrumentations and system control engineering courses. His main research interests in the area of oil pipe inspection and monitoring, instrumentation and nano sensors using Graphene, robotics and nonlinear system control with applications to the oil and gas industry. He also worked on optics and optical system design in the area of optical communication.

  • Ph.D.Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State University, NC, USA (1998–2006)
  • M.S.Electrical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA (1994–1998)
  • B.S.Electrical Engineering, United Arab Emirates University, UAE (1987–1992)
  • System modelling and control
  • Optical sensing and design
  • Mobile robots
  • Instrumentation and Nano sensor using Graphene

Articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. S. Scott, J. Sheikh-Ahmad, J. Mohammed, S. Cubero Jr and K. ALHAMMADI “Arab idols: Multidisciplinary mentoring panel critiques design team performance”, In Conference Record of the 121st ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Indianapolis, IN 2014.
  2. T. Fouad, Y. Abdel-Magid, K. Alhammadi, H. Karki, “An Optimized Chattering Free Sliding Mode Controller To Suppress Torsional Vibrations In Drilling Strings”, GCC Conference and Exhibition (GCC), IEEE 2011.
  3. A. Bouchalkha, M. Hamad, K. Al-Beloushi, M. Al-Qayedi, K. Al-Hammadi; “Design of an Oil Pipe Inner Surface Inspection System”, GCC Conference and Exhibition (GCC), IEEE 2011.
  4. K. A. Alhammadi, J. F. Muth, E. Grant and M. Escuti, “Use of Polarization Independent Liquid Crystal Optical Modulator in a Retroreflecting Configuration”, in Conference Record of the Second International Conference on Modeling, Simulation, and Applied Optimization Conference (ICMSAO’ 07), ISBN 978-9948-03-349-3, paper 432, Abu Dhabi, UAE March 2007.
  5. K. A. Alhammadi, J.F. Muth, and E. Grant, “Wide Field of View Retroreflector for Short Range Free Space Optical Communications”, Government Microcircuit Applications and Critical Technology Conference (GOMACTech-07) – p. 27.3, Lake Buena Vista, Florida. March 19-22, 2007.

Invited Seminars & Conference Presentations / Posters

  1. S. Sowwan, A. Bouchalkha and K. Alhammadi, “Optical Technique for Scale Detection”, presented at 1st UAE Graduate Students Research Conference, Abu Dhabi, 2015.
  2. S. Sowwan, A. Bouchalkha and K. Alhammadi, “Early Detection and Monitoring of Scale Deposition in Water Solution”, Poster presentation, ADRAC, Abu Dhabi, 2015
  3. H. Helal, A. Bouchalkha and K. Alhammadi, “Comparison of Stress Response of Graphene versus Silicon Based Strain Sensor”, presented at 1st UAE Graduate Students Research Conference, Abu Dhabi, 2015.
  4. H. Helal, A. Bouchalkha and K. Alhammadi, “Design of graphene based sensor for early detection of scale deposition in pipelines”, Poster presentation, ADRAC, Abu Dhabi, 2015.
  5. Kantor, A. Betancourt-Torcat, A. Almansoori, A. Elkamel, and M. Fowler, “Mixed-integer optimization of material and energy integrations in an eco-industrial park” presented at the Applied Mathematics, Modeling and Computational Science (AMMCS), Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 2013.

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