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Mohamed A. Zohdy, Ph.D.

Mohamed A. Zohdy Headshot
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
342 EC; (248) 370-2234; Fax: (248) 370-4633
[email protected]


  • B.A.Sc Elect. Eng. (1st Hons), University of Cairo
  • M.A.Sc Elect. Eng., University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Ph.D. Elect. Eng. (Medal), University of Waterloo, Canada


  • Signal and Linear Systems Analysis
  • Optimal Control Theory
  • Automatic Control Systems
  • Optimal Estimation
  • Digital control

Previous Positions

  • Faculty member at Cairo and Waterloo Universities
  • Senior Research Engineer in Egyptian and Canadian industry


Advanced control and estimation, intelligent pattern information processing, neural, fuzzy, evolutionary systems, chaos control, smart simulation, hybrid systems. Research contracts with government, industry; recent seed funds on Fuel Cell modeling and control for transportation, hold considerable promise for improving vehicle energy supply, also FCA Powertrain controls, Lear Power Electronics, Kia motors, NSF, USAID.

Selected Publications

1. “Application of HyperFuzzy Modeling and Control for Bioinspired Systems,” ICCAE, 2011.

2. “Unscented Kalman Filters for Continuous Phase FSK Equalizations,” ICII, 2011.

3. “Modeling Nonlinear Systems using Multiple Piecewise Linear Equations,” Nonlinear Analysis and Modeling and Control, 2010.

4. “An accurate Model of Polyglutamine,” Proteins Structure Function and Bioinformatics, 2010.

5. “Robust Motion Control of Biped Walking Robot,” WSEA Trans Systems and Control, 2010.

Industry Experience

Rolls Royce, Spar, GM Research, DaimlerChrysler

Professional Association

  • IEEE SEM Director Students Activities
  • Aerial Robotic Competition
  • MSSI NSF term
  • King/Chavez/Parks and McCree Programs
  • SME/ESD Future City Competition


  • PI, “Fuel Cell System for Transportation”, $25K, USDA(DOE), 2003.
  • PI, “Sensors and Actuator application” GMPT, in-kind, 2003.
  • PI, “Fuel cell modelling”, REF, State of MI, 2003.
  • PI, “Collaborative multiple robot control”, USRS, 2002.
  • PI, “Automotive Control”, World Bank 2003, Pending

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Engineering Center, Room 301
115 Library Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-447
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Dean's Office (248) 370-2217
Academic Advising (248) 370-2201