Dr Abdul-Wahid A. Saif



Phone: +966-13-860-2407

Fax: +966-13-860-2965

Email: awsaif(at)kfupm.edu.sa​

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  • PhD, Control and Instrumentation, Leicester Univ., UK, 1996
  • MSc, Systems Engineering, KFUPM., SA, 1984
  • MPhil, Electrical Engineering, KFUPM., SA, 1986
  • BSc, Physics, KFUPM., SA, 1979


  • CIE-204 Digital Systems
  • CIE 301 Numerical Method
  • ISE 307  Engineering Economics
  • CIE-312 Instrumentation I
  • CIE-438 Advance Instrumentation
  • CIE-318 Computer Control
  • CIE-423 Model Predictive Control
  • CIE-432 Digital Signal Processing
  • SCE-507 Linear Systems
  • SCE-514 Optimal Control
  • SCE-546 Internet and Wireless Control
  • SCE-571 Robot Dynamic and Control

Research Interests

  • Robust Control
  • Wire and Wireless Network Control
  • Strong and Simultaneous Stabilization
  • Control of Autonomous Systems
  • Control of Time Delay Systems
  • Numerical Optimization methods

Selected Publications

  1. Basem Almadani, Muhammad Naseer Bajwa, Shuang-Hua Yang, and Abdul-Wahid A. Saif, "Performance Evaluation of DDS-Based Middleware over Wireless Channel for Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems", Hindawi Publishing Corporation, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 863123
  2. Abdul-Wahid A. Saif, Abdallah AL-Shihri, Moustafa Elshafei, " Design of Robust Nonlinear Control for Nonlinear Networked Control Systems", International Journal of Inventive Engineering and Sciences (IJIES), Volume-3 Issue-8, July 2015
  3. Yasir A. Siddiqui, Abdul-Wahid A. Saif, Lahouri Cheded, Moustafa Elshafei, Abdur Rahim "Integration  of multivariate statistical process control and multivariate engineering process control: A novel framework" , International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.
  4. Magdi S. Mahmoud and Abdul-Wahed A. Saif, " Dissipativeity Analysis and Design for Uncertain Markovian Jump Systems with Time-Varying Delays". Applied Mathematics and Computation, Volume 219, Issue 18, 15 May 2013, Pages 9681–9695
  5. Magdi S. Mahmoud, Nezar M. Alyazidi and Abdul-Wahed A. Saif, " LQG control design over lossy communication links", International Journal of Systems Science , 2013
Dr Abdul-Wahid A. Saif