Dr. Bilal Ahmed Siddiqui

Assistant Professor (on Sabbatical)

Dr. Bilal Ahmed Siddiqui
Assistant Professor (on Sabbatical)

PhD (Robotics), KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
MS (Aerospace Engineering), KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
BE (Mechanical), NED University

Formerly:
Lecturer (Systems Eng, KFUPM)
Director Aircraft Engineering (Saudi Aerospace Technologies, LLC)
Laboratory Engineer (Aerospace Eng, KFUPM)
Assistant Manager (SUPARCO)
Incharge, Machines and Robotics Lab (current)
Faculty Advisor, IMechE (DSU Chapter), current
Faculty Advisor, Formula DSU Student, till 2015

Research Interests:
• Mechanical and Aerospace Design, Nonlinear Control, Model Predictive Control, Optimization

Publications:
• Bilal A. Siddiqui, Sami El-Ferik, and Mohamed Abdelkader, Fault Tolerant Flight Control Using Sliding Modes and Subspace Identification Based Predictive Control, 6th IFAC Symposium on System Structure and Control, Istanbul, Turkey, 22-24 June, 2016
• Siddiqui, R.A., Siddiqui, B.A., Bailey, R.T. and Osmani, A.R., Modeling Efficient and Sustainable Hydroelectric Production at Small Dams through Artificially Induced Streamflow and Application of System Control, 36th United States Society on Dams (USSD) Annual Meeting and Conference, Denver, CO, April 2016
• Khan, S.A., Siddiqui, B.A., Fahad, M., and Khan, M.A., Evaluation of the Effect of Infill Pattern on Mechanical Strength of Additively Manufactured Specimen, 5th International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering and Process (ICMEP), Istanbul Turkey, 25-27 May, 2016
• Sami El-Ferik, Bilal A. Siddiqui and Frank Lewis, Multi-Agent Distributed Nonlinear MPC with Collision Avoidance and Limited Bandwidth, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol 61, No 3, pp 817-882, March 2016
• Shams, H., Saleem, S. and Siddiqui, B.A., Validation of Temperature Sensitivity of Superhydrophobic Surfaces as Applied on 316L SS, 1st International Conference on Advanced Materials and Process Engineering (AMPE), Karachi, 14-15 December 2015
• Khan, S.A., Siddiqui, B.A. and Fahad, M., Evaluation of Additive Manufacturing Techniques for Fabrication of Propellers for SUAVs, 4th International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering (ICASE), Islamabad, September 2015
• Shams, H., Siddiqui, B.A. and Saleem, S., Evaluation of Commercial Oleophobic Coatings for Aerospace Applications in Harsh Environments, 4th International Conference on Aerospace Science & Engineering (ICASE), Islamabad, September 2015
• Ayinde, B., El Ferik, S., Ibrir, S. and Siddiqui, B.A., Backstepping control of an electro-hydraulic servo system subject to disturbance and parameter uncertainty, 8th IEEE GCC Conference and Exhibition (GCCCE), Muscat, Oman, February 2015
• Nasir M.T., Mysorewala F., Cheded L., Siddiqui B. and Sabih M., Measurement error sensitivity analysis for detecting and locating leak in pipeline using ANN and SVM, 11th International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals and Devices – Conference on Sensors, Circuits and Instrumentation Systems, Barcelona, Spain, February 2014
• Sami El-Ferik, Bilal A. Siddiqui and Frank Lewis, Distributed Nonlinear MPC Formation Control with Limited Bandwidth, American Control Conference, Washington, DC, Dec 2013, (Best presentation for conference session)
• Siddiqui, B.A., Kassem, A.H. and Al-Garni, A.Z, Using USAF DATCOM to Predict Nonlinear Aerodynamics of Structurally Impaired Aircraft, International Review of Aerospace Engineering, Vol 3, No 2, June 2010
• Siddiqui, B.A., Khushnood,A.,, Improving USAF DATCOM Predictions of Aircraft Nonlinear Aerodynamics, Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute AERO2009 Conference and Aerodynamic Symposium, Montreal, Canada 2009

Significant Achievements:
• Dual Submarine Leak Detection System US Patent 8499617, Awarded 4th Prize for Innovation by Ministry of Higher Education (Saudi Arabia) and USD 1,000 by Administrator DHA (Brig. Zubair Ahmed)

Contact Information:
Email: airbilal@dsu.edu.pk
Extension: 155