Dr. Khalid Al Hammadi
Dr. khalid alhammadi Assistant Professor Electrical Engineering

Contact Information
khalid.alhammadi@ku.ac.ae +971 2 312 3280

Biography

Khalid Alhammadi received his B.Sc. degree (1992) in Electrical Engineering from UAE University and M.Sc. degree (1998) in Control and Systems from Vanderbilt University, USA. In 2006 he received his PhD degree from North Carolina State University, USA. He served as a Director of Alumni Relations and Continuing Education and A/Chair of the Electrical Engineering Department at the Petroleum Institute. His research interest is in the area of instrumentations and system control. His research focus is on projects related to oil industries in the feild of pipe inspection and monitoring of scale deposition using Graphene based nano-sensors, investigating electromagnetic waves propagation in underground oil pipe, multiphase flow separator of oil and gas and electrical impedance tomography for multi-phase flow meters.


Education
  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering: North Carolina State University (NCSU), Raleigh, NC, USA, 2006

Teaching
  • Artificial Intelligence for Control Engineering (ECCE454)
  • Electric Circuits I (ECCE221)
  • Feedback Control Systems (ECCE323)
  • Introduction to Computing using Matlab (ENGR112)
  • Modern Control Systems (ECCE651)

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Affiliated Centers, Groups & Labs

Research
Research Interests
  • Multiphase flow separator of oil and gas wells
  • Electrical Impedance Tomography for multi-phase flow meters

Research Projects

1.     “Real-time Graphene Based Scale Monitoring Smart Sensor Systems”, Funded research project with Masdar Institute (MI),  [$1,500 K] (2014-2018)

2.     “Design and Development of PD Diagnostic System for Power Cable Terminations based on Emitted PD Electromagnetic Waves”, Funded research project with KIT University, , [$1,545 K] (2015-2016)

3.     “Development of a Magnetic Tagging Technique for Oil Reservoir”, Funded research project at PI,  [120 K AED] (2014)

4.     “Design of an ultrasound oil pipe surface inspection system”, Funded research project at PI, , [75 K AED] (2013)

5.     “Pipeline inner surface inspection and failure prevention”, Funded research project at PI, , [207 K AED] (2008)


Research Staff and Graduate Students:

Staff
Idowu Azeez Adeyemi Post-Doc
Varun Kumar Tiwari Post-Doc