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Dr Ismail Abubakar

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Senior Research Fellow

I hold a National Diploma and a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mechanical engineering, I also hold a degree in Mechatronics and a PhD in Mechanical and Systems Engineering. I am also an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA), UK and a Chartered Engineer. The bulk of my work focuses on research and development, control system design, numerical modelling, algorithms and computer methods in engineering system design and integration.

Teaching and supervision

  • Finite element Analysis and Simulation
  • Control System Design
  • Systems Modelling and Simulation

Research interests for potential research students

  • Finite Element Analysis and Simulation
  • Condition Monitoring of Processes and Systems
  • Meta-modelling
  • Control and optimisation of Processes and Systems


  • Control and Optimisation of Processes and Systems
  • Condition Monitoring of  Processes and Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Processes and Systems
  • Data Analytics
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Computer Aided Engineering
  • Industrial automation
  • Computer aided engineering
  • Machine design
  • Algorithms
  • Adaptive control
  • Control system design for processes and systems

Last updated 29 November 2019

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