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Safanah Mudheher Raafat

Control and Systems Engineering Dpt., 2rd floor.

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Safanah M. Raafat, received her the B.Eng. and M.Sc. degrees in Control and System Engineering from the University of Technology-Baghdad, and Ph.D. from Mechatronics Engineering at the International Islamic University Malaysia. Safanah has many publications on robust control and identification of uncertainties, sliding mode control, Extremum seeking control and real-time scheduling. She is currently an Assistant Professor of the Department of Control and System Engineering at The University of Technology-Baghdad. Now she is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of IEEE Control Systems Society. Her main research interests include System identification, optimization, and optimal control, robust control systems theory and applications, intelligent system, robotics, and positioning systems.

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PhD., Mechatronics Engineering Dept., International Islamic University Malysia-Malysia, 2008.

M.Sc., Control and System Dept. , University of Technology, Iraq, 1998.

B.Sc., Control and System Dept. , University of Technology, Iraq, 1988.

Adaptive Control, Intelligent Control, Intelligent Systems and Robotics, Optimal Control, Optimization, Robust Control, Robust Optimization, System Identification.

Shahad Sami Ali; Safanah M. Raafat; Ayman Al-Khazraji Improving the performance of medical robotic system using H∞ loop shaping robust controller 2020,August
Alawsi, A.A.A., Jasim, B.H., Raafat, S.M.,“ Improved Positioning of Delivery Quad copter Using GPS - Accelerometer Multimode Controller and Unscented Kalman Filter “, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering,2020.
Alawsi, A.A.A., Jasim, B.H., Raafat, S.M.,” Nonlinear estimation of quadcopter states using unscented kalman filter “,Periodicals of Engineering and Natural Sciences,2019.
S. M. Raafat, A. M. Hasan, Teeba Walaa, K. Ghalib, “Optimized Performance of Consensus algorithm in Multi Agent System Using PSO”, Al-Nahrain Journal for Engineering Sciences (NJES), Vol.21 No.2, 2018, pp.292-299.
S.M. Raafat, zainab Sh. Mahmoud, "Robust Multiple Model Adaptive Control for Dynamic Positioning of Quadrotor Helicopter System", Engineering and Technology Journal , Vol. 36, December 2018, DOI: 10.30684/etj.36.12A.6.
Safanah M. Rafaat, Rajaa Hussein, “Power Maximization and Control of Variable-Speed Wind Turbine System Using Extremum Seeking”, Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, 2018, 6, https://doi.org/10.4236/***.2018.*****, Scientific Research Publishing Inc., Jan.,2018.
S.M. Raafat and H.A.Ali, “Robust Controller Analysis and Design of Medical Haptic Control System”, Engineering and Technology Journal , Vol. 35, Part A. No. 4, ,pp. 318-326, 2017.
S.M. Raafat, A.M.Hassan and K.A.Galib, Enhanced Performance of Consensus Wireless Sensor Controlled System via Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm, Journal of Engineering-University of Baghdad, Vol.23, No.9, pp.63-77 , 2017.
Safanah M. Raafat, Shaymaa M. Mahdi, "Improved Trajectory Tracking Control for a Three Axis SCARA Robot Using Fuzzy Logic",IJCCCE Vol.16, No.1,pp.11-19, 2016 Khwarizmi Engineering Journal, Vol.11,Issue 2, 2015.
S.M. Raafat and R. Akmeliawati, “Intelligent H2/H∞ Robust Control of an Active Magnetic Bearings System”, Al-
Fatin Telchy, Safanah Raafat , “Intelligent Neural Network with Greedy Alignment for Job-Shop Scheduling”, IJCCCE Vol.15, No.3, 2015.
S.M. Raafat, Shibly, A. Al-Samaraai, Ali,M. Mahmood, “Unity Sliding Mode Controller Design for Active Magnetic Bearings System”, Journal of Engineering 21 (6) , 2015.
S.M. Raafat and R. Akmeliawati, “Design of Robust H∞ controller for precise positioning system”, Intelligent control and automation (ICA), Vol.3, 262-273, 2012.
R. Akmeliawati, S.M. Raafat, and Wahyudi” Improved Intelligent Identification of Uncertainty Bounds; Design, Model Validation and Stability Analysis”, International Journal of Modeling, Identification and Control- special issue: Neural Network and Fuzzy Logic, Vol.15,No.3, 2012.
S.M. Raafat and R. Akmeliawati, “Survey on Robust control of precise positioning systems”, Recent Patents on Mechanical Engineering/ Bentham Science Publishers, January-2012.
S. M. Raafat, R. Akmeliawati and Wahyudi,” Intelligent Robust Control Design of a Precise Positioning System”, International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems, Oct.2010.

Discrete Mathematics

System Identification

Optimization and optimal control

Discrete control

Process Control

Artificial Intelligence

Measurement and Instrumentation

Modeling and simulation

Numerical Analysis

Gold Shield, The First Teacher in Department of Control and System Engineering, 2015

Gold Shield, The first Woman in Teaching in Department of Control and System Engineering,2014

Best Application paper award for” Optimized State Feedback Regulation of 3DOF Helicopter System via Extremum Seeking”, ASCC2013,Turkey

Bronze Medal. Legowo, A., Raafat, S.M., Wahyudi & Akmeliawati, R. (2010). Intelligent Robust Control of High Precision Positioning Systems Using ANFIS. IIUM Research Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2010.

IEEE Control System Travel Award to present the paper titled: “Enhanced Servo Performance of a single Axis Positioning System in an Intelligent Robust Framework” at the 2010 IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems & Control (MSC10), Yokohama, Japan.

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