Abdelkader Abdessameud, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Science, Engineering, and Technology
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6743
Office Location: Olmsted Building, W256j
Mailing Address:
W256J OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Bio

Dr. Abdelkader Abdessameud is currently an Assistant Professor at Penn State University at Harrisburg, school of science, engineering and technology (SSET). He received a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Robotics and Control) at the University of Western Ontario (UWO), Canada, in 2010. Prior joining Penn State Harrisburg, he held several post-doctoral positions at the UWO and Ryerson University, Toronto, and served as a lecturer at the UWO. He was also affiliated to the University of Boumerdes, Algeria, as a full-time Instructor (Maître Assistant Chargé de Cours) and Research Assistant, for more than five years.

Research Interests
Position and formation control of VTOL-UAVs
Attitude control, estimation, and synchronization
Synchronization of Mechanical systems
Distribued consensus of multi-agent systems
Distributed estimation in sensor networks
Vision-based control of UAVs
Aerial manipulation
Teleoperation