Kareem Tahboub

tahboub@ppu.edu
Biography: 

-Dr.-Ing. in Robotics, summa cum laude, September 1993

University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany

Thesis Title: Dynamics and Control of Constrained Robots

 

- Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, March 1986

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

Major: Dynamic Systems and Control

Thesis Title: Digital Control for a Flexible Manipulator Arm

 

- Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, September 1983

Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan

Thesis Title: Autamatic Barrier Design

 

Research Interests

Dynamic systems and control,  robotics, human-machine interaction,  artificial intelligence, and physiological control systems.

 

 

Publications: 

•      Tahboub, K. A. and Badreddin, E. (2011). Human Sitting Posture Exposed to Horizontal Perturbation and Implications to Robotic Wheelchairs. In: Intelligent Robotics and Applications, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 7101, pp. 192-201.

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2011). Suitability of PID Controllers for Unstable Processes: An Issue to be Tackled in Undergraduate Control Education, 19th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, pp. 1307-1312.

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2011). Biologically-inspired postural and reaching control of a multisegment humanoid robot, Int. J. Biomechatronics and Biomedical Robotics, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp.175–190.

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2010). Biologically-inspired postural and reaching control of a multisegment humanoid robot, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, pp. 161-167.

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2010). Optimal Estimation of Supporting-Ground Orientation for MultiSegment Body Based on Otolith-Canal Fusion, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Vol. 63, pp. 269-276.

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2009). Biologically-Inspired Humanoid Postural Control, Journal of Physiology – Paris, Vol. 103, pp. 195–210

•      Mergner, T., and Tahboub, K. A. (2009). Neurorobotics Approaches to Human and Humanoid Sensorimotor Control, Journal of Physiology – Paris, Vol. 103, pp 115-118.

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2009). Stand-Alone Optimal Otolith-Canal Fusion for Estimating Body Orientation, IASTED International Conference on Control and Application, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2008). Otolith-canal optimal interaction for estimating body angular velocity and orientation based on two Kalman filters, 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Boston, USA

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2008). Optimal Estimation of Body Angular Velocity Based on OtolithCanal Interaction, 16th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automotion, Ajaccio, France

•      Tahboub, K. A., (2008). A Variable-Gain Controller Applied to Nonlinear Active Vehicle Suspension – Disturbance Estimation Approach, Control and Intelligent Systems, vol. 36, 

•      Albakri, M., Arafeh, A., and Tahboub, K. A (2007). Control of a Double Inverted Pendulum On a Cart: Theory and Experimental Results, The 6th Jordanian International Mechanical Engineering Conference, Amman, Jordan

•      Tahboub, K. A, Albakri, M., and Arafeh, A. (2007). Development of a flexible educational mechatronic system based on xPC Target, 2007 ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA07)  Las Vegas, USA.

•      Tahboub, K. A and Mergner, T. (2007). Humanoid Postural Control based on two

Biologically-Inspired Approaches, 15th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Athens - Greece

•      Tahboub, K. A and Mergner, T. (2007). Engineering Biologically-Inspired Approach for Understanding and Reconstructing Human Postural Control, European Control Conference, Kos, Greece

•      Tahboub, K. A., and T. Mergner (2007). Biological and Engineering Approaches to Human Postural Control,  Journal of Integrated Computer Aided Engineering, Volume 14, Number 1, pp 15 - 31

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2007). State Estimation and Active Control of Vehicle Suspension. Jordan Journal of Applied Sciences

 

•      Tahboub, K. A., Mergner, T., and Ament, C. (2006). Neurological and Engineering  Approaches to Human Postural Control, 3rd International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation, and Robotics, Setubal, Portugal,  pp. 42-49 

•      Tahboub, K. A., Mergner, T., and Ament, C. (2006). Multisensory Human Postural Control: Neurological and Engineering Perspectives, 14th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Ancona, Italy, 

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2006). Intelligent Human-Machine Interaction Based on Dynamic Bayesian Networks  Probabilistic Intention Recognition, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Volume 45, Number 1, pp. 31-52

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2005). A Novel Human-Machine Interaction Architecture – Intention Recognition Approach, 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech Republic

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2005). Compliant Human-Robot Cooperation Based on Intention Recognition, IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, Limassol, Cyprus, pp. 1417-1422

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2005). Active Nonlinear Vehicle-Suspension Variable-Gain Control, 13th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Limassol, Cyprus, pp. 569-574

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2004).  Intention Recognition of a Human Commanding a Mobile Robot, IEEE Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent System, Singapore, pp. 896-901

•      Awawdeh, M., F. Espinosa, K. A. Tahboub, and S. Ramírez (2004). Longitudinal Control Algorithm Applied to a Platoon of Vehicles in Highways with Un-limited Number of Units, International Conference on Telecommunication, Electronics and Control, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2003). Mechatronics Engineering Education at the Palestine Polytechnic University. Engineering Education in the Arab World Meeting, Union of Arab Engineers,

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

•      Tahboub, K. A., and H. H. Asada (2002). Dynamic Analysis and Control of a Holonomic Vehicle with a Continuously Variable Transmission, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, to appear in March’s issue, Vol. 124, No. 1, pp. 118-126

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2001). A Semi-Autonomous Reactive Control Architecture, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 445-459

•      Tahboub, K. A. (2001). Natural and Manmade Shared-Control Systems: An Overview. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seoul, Korea, pp. 2656-2660

•      Tahboub, K. A. and H. H. Asada (2000). Dynamics Analysis and Control of Holonomic Vehicle with a Continuously Variable Transmission. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, San Francisco, USA,  pp. 2466-2472

•      Tahboub, K. A. and H. H. Asada (1999). A Compliant Semi-Autonomous Reactive Control

Architecture Applied to Robotic Holonomic Wheelchairs. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Atlanta, USA, pp. 665-670

•      Tahboub, K. A., and H. H. Asada (1999). A Semi-Autonomous Control Architecture Applied to Robotic Wheelchairs. IEEE/JRS  International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Kyongju, Korea, pp. 906-911

•      Tahboub, K. A. (1998). Intelligent Control for Manipulators with Moving Bases, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 1-7

•      Tahboub, K. A. (1997). Robust Control of an Autonomous Mobile Manipulator, IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, Istanbul, Turkey , pp. 161-165

•      Tahboub, K. A. (1997). Control of a Mobile Manipulator with Uncertainties, IFAC Symposium on Robot Control, Nantes, France, pp. 249-254

•      Tahboub, K. A. (1997). Observer-Based Control for Manipulators with Moving Bases, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Grenoble, France, pp. 1279-1284

 

•      Tahboub, K. A. (1996). Robust Control of Mobile Manipulators, Journal of Robotic Systems, Vol. 13, No. 11, pp. 699-708

•      Tahboub, K. A. (1996). On the Control of Mobile Manipulators, Second World Automation Congress, Montpellier, France

•      Tahboub, K. A. (1996). Motion Control of a Robot with Flexible Joints, Control Engineering Practice Journal, The International Federation of Automatic Control, Vol. 4, No. 7, pp. 967-708

•      Tahboub, K. A. (1995). Control of a Class of Nonlinear Systems via Linear Controllers with Application to Robots, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 4428-33

•      Tahboub, K. A., and P. C. Mueller (1994). Modeling and Control for Constrained Robots, in: A. Morecki (Ed.): Theory and Practice of Robots and Manipulators, Springer Verlag, Vienna, pp. 143-152

•      Tahboub, K. A., and P. C. Mueller (1994). A New Control Method Applied to Robots with Joint Elasticity, Third IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, Glasgow, Scotland, pp. 565-70

•      Tahboub, K. A., and P. C. Mueller (1994). Environment Modeling for Robot Constrained Tasks in the Presence of Friction and Cutting Forces, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Munich, Germany, pp. 1210-17

•      Tahboub, K. A., and P. C. Mueller (1994). A Novel Model Manipulation of Elastic-Joint Robots for Control Purposes, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, Elsevier, Vol. 37, pp. 221-225

•      Tahboub, K. A. (1993). Modeling and Control of Constrained Robots, Doctoral Thesis, University of Wuppertal. VDI-Fortschrittsberichte, Reihe 8, Nr. 361, VDI-Verlag, Duesseldorf, Germany

•      Tahboub, K. A., and P. C. Mueller (1992). A General Reduced Dynamic Model for Control and Simulation of Constrained Robots, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Raleigh, North Carolina, pp. 1785-90

•      Tahboub, K. A., and P. C. Mueller (1992). On the Modeling of the Contact Forces of Constrained Robots, in: S. G. Tzafestas (Ed.): Robotic Systems, Advanced Techniques and Applications, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, pp. 87-95

•      Tahboub, K. A., T. Schmidt, R. Schuepphaus, and P. C. Mueller (1991). Comparison of Descriptor Models and Reduced Dynamic Models for Constrained Robots, in: I. Troch, K. Desoyer, and P. Kopacek (Ed.): IFAC Symposium on Robot Control, Vienna, Pergamon Press, pp. 9-14

•      Tahboub, K. A., and P. C. Mueller (1991). A Reduced Dynamic Model for Constrained Robots in the Task Frame, Robotersysteme, Vol. 7, pp. 49-52 .

•      Tahboub, K. A. (1986). Digital Control for Flexible Manipulator Arms, Master’s Thesis, Georgia Institute of Technology, U. S. A

•      Tahboub, K. A. (1983). Automatic Barrier Design, Graduation Project, Faculty of Engineering, Yarmouk University, Jordan

 

 

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