Dr Syed Muhammad Amrr

Assistant Professor

Office: 23/059

Phone: 966-13-860-5685

Email: syed.amrr(at)kfupm.edu.sa

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  • PhD, Electrical Engineering (Control & Automation ), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India , 2021
  • MTech, Electrical Engineering (Instrumentation & Control),  Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), India , 2016
  • BTech, Electrical Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), India , 2014


  • CIE 305 Linear Control Systems
  • CIE 316 Control Systems Design

Research Interests

  • Nonlinear Control,
  • Sliding Mode Control,
  • Event Trigger, Adaptive Control,
  • MPC,
  • Aerospace Control,
  • UAVs,
  • Time Delay Control,
  • Fuzzy Logic Control,
  • DC-DC Converters,
  • Power System Control,
  • Renewable Energy

Research Publications

Patent Publication

  1. Imdadullah, Amrr, S. M., Algethami, A., & Asghar, M. S. J. (2022a, March 10). System zur integration eines mikronetzes mit dem netz durch eine flexible asynchrone wechselstromverbindung. German Patent, App. No. 202022101 174.5, retrieved from https://register.dpma.de/DPMAregister/pat/register?AKZ=2020221011745
  2. Imdadullah, Amrr, S. M., Algethami, A., & Asghar, M. S. J. (2022b, January 14). System for integration of microgrid with utility grid through flexible asynchronous ac link. Indian Patent, App. No. 202211000417, Jr. No. 02/2022 (1), pp. 1363.
  3. Amrr, S. M., & Khan, M. M. A. (2021, July 15). A new control strategy for fast regenerative breaking of electric vehicles. Patent App. No. 2021104213, Australian Govt., IP Australia. Retrieved from http: //pericles.ipaustralia.gov.au/ols/auspat/applicationDetails.do?applicationNo=2021104213

Peer Reviewed Published Journal Articles

  1. Amrr, S. M., Saidi, A., & Nabi, M. (2023). Event-driven fault-tolerant attitude control of spacecraft with finite-time disturbance observer under input saturation. International Journal of Robust & Nonlinear Control, 33(5), 3227–3246.  doi:https://doi.org/10.1002/rnc.6573
  2. Ikram, M. K., Amrr, S. M., Asghar, M. J., Islam, T., & Iqbal, A. (2023). Voltage independent reactive current based sensor for static VAr control applications. IEEE Sensors Journal, 23(9), 10023–10031. doi:https://doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2023.3258696
  3. Rahme, S., Islam, S., Amrr, S. M., Iqbal, A., Khan, I., & Marzband, M. (2023). Adaptive sliding mode control for instability compensation in DC microgrids due to EV charging infrastructure. Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks, 35, 101119.  doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.segan.2023.101119
  4. Sarkar, R., Amrr, S. M., Bhutto, J. K., Saidi, A., Algethami, A., & Banerjee, A. (2023). Finite time fractional order ISMC with time delay estimation for re-entry phase of RLV with enhanced chattering suppression. Acta Astronautica, 202, 130–138.  doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actaastro.2022.10.002
  5. Ali, M., Amrr, S. M., & Khalid, M. (2022). Speed control of a wind turbine driven doubly fed induction generator using sliding mode technique with practical finite time stability. Frontiers in Energy Research, 10, 970755.  doi:https://doi.org/10.3389/fenrg.2022.970755
  6. Amrr, S. M., Ahmad, J., Sarwar, A., Waheed, S. A., Saidi, A., & Nabi, M. (2022). Finite-time adaptive sliding mode control of a power converter under multiple uncertainties. Frontiers in Energy Research, 10, 901606.  doi:https://doi.org/10.3389/fenrg.2022.901606
  7. Amrr, S. M., Alturki, A., & Zafar, K. (2022). Advanced robust control design for the support of fast rotating shaft using active magnetic bearings. Transportation Engineering, 10, 100139.  doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.treng.2022.100139
  8. Amrr, S. M., Chakravarty, A., Alam, M. M., Algethami, A. A., & Nabi, M. (2022). Efficient event-based adaptive sliding mode control for spacecraft attitude stabilization. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 45(7), 1328–1336.  doi:https://doi.org/10.2514/1.G00608
  9. Amrr, S. M., Sarkar, R., Banerjee, A., Saidi, A., & Nabi, M. (2022). Fault-tolerant finite-time adaptive higher order sliding mode control with optimized parameters for attitude stabilization of spacecraft. International Journal of Robust & Nonlinear Control, 32(5), 2845–2863.  doi:https://doi.org/10.1002/rnc.5934
  10. Khan, Z. A., Shrivastava, P., Amrr, S. M., Mekhilef, S., Algethami, A. A., Seyedmahmoudian, M., & Stojcevski, A. (2022). A comparative study on different online state of charge estimation algorithms for lithium-ion batteries. Sustainability, 14(12), 7412.  doi:https://doi.org/10.3390/su14127412
Dr Syed Muhammad Amrr

Assistant Professor