Dr Mohamed Kara-Mohamed

School of Engineering

Dr Mohamed is currently a Senior Lecturer in Robotics. Before joining Liverpool John Moores University, he held several academic and research positions with Birmingham City University, The University of Manchester and Coventry University. He worked also in industry as a Switching Systems Engineer at MTN Group before moving to academia.

Dr Mohamed holds a PhD degree in Control Engineering from The University of Manchester. His main research interest is within the control and applications of advanced systems including autonomous robotic systems.

Outstanding graduate students planning to study a PhD degree under the supervision of Dr. Mohamed Kara-Mohamed are encouraged to apply. Further details about available PhD Scholarships and Studentships can be found here (https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/research/phd-scholarships)

Degrees

University of Manchester, United Kingdom, PhD, Control Engineering (UAV project)
University of Manchester, United Kingdom, MSc in Advanced Control & Systems Engineering
American University of Beirut, Lebanon, MA, Engineering Management
Aleppo University, Syria, BSc, Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer in Robotics, Liverpool John Moores University, 2018 - present
Senior Lecturer in Robotics, Birmingham City University, 2016 - 2018
Senior Experimental Officer, University of Manchester, 2015 - 2016
Experimental Officer, University of Manchester, 2014 - 2015
Research Associate, Control Research Group, University of Manchester, 2012 - 2014
Teaching Assistant, Coventry University, 2012 - 2012

Postgraduate training

PGCert, Support Teaching & Learning in Higher Education, United Kingdom, Birmingham City University, 2017 - 2018

Highlighted publications

Kara-Mohamed M. 2017. Advanced trajectory tracking for UAVs using combined feedforward/feedback control design ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS, 96 :143-156 DOI Author Url Public Url

Kara-Mohamed M, Heath WP, Lanzon A. 2015. Enhanced Tracking for Nanopositioning Systems Using Feedforward/Feedback Multivariable Control Design IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CONTROL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY, 23 :1003-1013 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Journal article

Houari A, Bachir I, Mohamed DK, Kara-Mohamed M. 2020. PID vs LQR controller for tilt rotor airplane International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE), 10 :6309-6318 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Kara-Mohamed M. 2017. Advanced trajectory tracking for UAVs using combined feedforward/feedback control design ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS, 96 :143-156 DOI Author Url Public Url

Kara-Mohamed M, Heath WP, Lanzon A. 2015. Enhanced Tracking for Nanopositioning Systems Using Feedforward/Feedback Multivariable Control Design IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CONTROL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY, 23 :1003-1013 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Conference publication

Kara-Mohamed M, Heath WP. 2016. Classical Tuning of Force Feedback Control for Nanopositioning Systems with Load Variations IFAC PAPERSONLINE, 7th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems (MECHATRONICS) 49 :649-655 DOI Author Url

Kara-Mohamed M, Heath WP, Raby A. 2016. Tuning and testing force feedback control for single- Axis nanopositioning stages Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, EUSPEN 2016,

Kara Mohamed M, Patra S, Lanzon A. 2011. Designing simple indoor navigation system for UAVs 2011 19th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, MED 2011, :1223-1228 DOI

Kara-Mohamed M, Heath WP, Lanzon A. Feedforward/Feedback Multivariable Control Design for High Speed Nanopositioning Author Url

Award:

Exceptional Performance Award, The University of Manchetser. 2015

Membership of professional bodies:

Fellow (FHEA), The Higher Education Academy, https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/individuals/fellowship.

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