Penn State Harrisburg

Ma'Moun A. Abu-Ayyad, Ph.D.

· Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Science, Engineering, and Technology

Biography

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Member of the Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society

Research Interests

  • Real Time Applications for Advanced Control Strategies
  • Design of Mechatronics Systems for Industrial Processes
  • Computer Interfacing, Instrumentation, Programming and Data Acquisition
  • Multivariable Process Control
  • System Identifications and Nonlinear Modeling

Courses Taught

  • ME 380, Machine Dynamics
  • E MCH 212, Dynamics
  • E MCH 213, Strength of Materials
  • MET 403, Advanced Machine Design
  • ET 300, Mechanics I: Statics
  • ET 322, Strength of Materials

Publications and Research

  • Dubay, R., Abu-Ayyad, M., and Hernandez, J.M., A Nonlinear Regression Model-Based Predictive Control Algorithm. ISA Transactions (In press).
  • Abu-Ayyad, M., Dubay, R., and Hernandez, J.M., Application of Infinite Model Approach to other Advanced Control Schemes. ISA Transactions, (In press).
  • Abu-Ayyad, M., Chinta, L.V., and Dubay, R., Nonlinear Generalized Predictive Control Approach for Challenging SISO Processes. ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Oxnard, CA (Sep 2009).
  • Abu-Ayyad, M., Dubay, R., and Hernandez, J.M., A Nonlinear Model-Based Predictive Controller for Injection Speed. ANTEC Conference, Chicago, IL (June 2009).
  • Abu-Ayyad, M., and Dubay, R., A New Tuning Strategy for Ill-Conditioned Nonlinear Multivariable Processes. CSME Symposium Conference, Ottawa, Canada (June 2008).
  • Abu-Ayyad, M., and Dubay, R., Advanced Control Schemes Using Multi-Model Approach for Nonlinear Processes. In Proceedings of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Niagara Falls, Canada (May 2008).
  • Abu-Ayyad, M., Hernandez, J.M., and Dubay, R., Nonlinear PI Controller for Injection Speed. ANTEC Conference, Milwaukee, WI (May 2008).
  • Hernandez, J.M., Abu-Ayyad, M., and Dubay, R., Cavity Pressure Control during Injection in an Injection Molding Machine. ANTEC Conference, Milwaukee, WI (May 2008).
  • Abu-Ayyad, M., and Dubay, R., Real-time comparison of a number of predictive controllers. ISA Transactions, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 411-418, 2007.
  • Abu-Ayyad, M., and Dubay, R., Important Properties of a new SISO Predictive Controller. CANCAM Symposium Conference, Toronto, Canada (June 2007).
  • Abu-Ayyad, M., and Dubay, R., Development of an Extended Predictive Controller for Injection Speed. ANTEC Conference, Cincinnati, OH (May 2007).
  • Abu-Ayyad, M., and Dubay, R., Development of an Extended Predictive Controller for a Speed Control System. Preprints of the IFAC Symposium on Power Plants and Power Systems Control, Kananaskis, Canada (June 2006).
  • Abu-Ayyad, M., and Dubay, R., MIMO Extended Predictive Control - Implementation and Robust Stability Analysis. ISA Transactions, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 545-561, 2006.
  • Abu-Ayyad, M., Dubay, R., and Kember, G., SISO Extended Predictive Control - Implementation and Robust Stability Analysis. ISA Transactions, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 373-391, 2006.
  • Haddad, O. M., Al-Nimr, M. A., and Abu-Ayyad, M.A., Numerical Simulations of Forced Convection Flow Past a Parabolic Cylinder Embedded in Porous Media. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 12, pp. 6-28, 2002.