Hasan Abdel Rahim A. Zidan

Born in February 1968, B.Sc. from Egypt in 1991, M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Japan 1998 and 2001 in the field of Control Engineering. Joined ASU for one year then AAU until 2005 in Jordan. Last post assumed was Head of Computer Engineering Department at AAU. Joined AU in August 2005. Recent contribution in the following committees: Department Level • Student Advisory Coordinator • Department of ECE Council • Curriculum Committee member (ICE + PRE Programs coordinator) • Student Affairs Coordinator • Curriculum and Study Plan Sub-Committees (ICE Chair) • Department Council Member College Level • Member of the College Council • College Effectiveness Committee Chair • Heading several Committees on the College level • Technical Reviewer and Local Arrangements Chair for ISSPIT Symposium-2019 • Contributed to several Committees at the College level • Investigation Committee Member (on wrong practices) University Level • Procurement Committee Chair • Several Think Tank Member • Investigation Committee Chair (on wrong practices) • Inspection Team Member of USTF • Promoting AU in the International Arena • Acted as Jury Member/Assessor in several Students’ Research and Scientific Competitions • Contributed to several committees at the university level • Acted as Jury Member/Assessor in Scientific Competition appears on Sharjah TV • University Recruitment Member for Academic/Administration positions • AU interactive online Study Plans Committee Chair (7 colleges 46 programs) • Energy optimization subcommittee co-chair

Education
  • PhD, Kyushu Institute of Technology (KIT), Japan, 2001.
  • Master, Kyushu Institute of Technology (KIT), Japan, 1998.
  • Bachelor, Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Egypt, 1991.
Experience
  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Ajman University (AU), UAE, Since Sep. 2020
  • Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECE). Ajman University (AU), UAE, Since Sep. 2005.
  • Assistant Professor (Head of the Computer Engineering Department), Computer Engineering department, Ahliyya Amman University (AAU), Jordan, September 2002-August 2005.
  • Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Applied Science University (ASU), Jordan, September 2001- August 2002.
  • Projects Engineer Manager, JERZEEM Electromechanique, Palestine, May 1993 – Sep. 1995.
  • Electrical Engineer (Control Engineer), PETRA Engineering Industry [PETRA HITACHI], Jordan, Oct. 1991– March 1993.
Teaching Area
  • Under graduate course related to electrical engineering such as: Control Systems, Advanced Control Systems, Industrial Control, Artificial Intelligent systems, Electrical/Electronic Instrumentation and Measurements. Power Electronics, Logic Circuit Design, Electric Circuit Principles, Basic Electronics. Process Control. Selected topics in Control, Directed studies in Control, Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic.
Research
  • Motion and vibration control in general, speed and position control of AC machines, using a variety of control methods such as PID controllers, VSS controllers, Adaptive controllers, Observers. Applications of Genetic Algorithm, Fuzzy Logic Controllers and Neural Network are also of main interest.
  • Renewable Energy and Power/Voltage Balancing, MMC. Applications of MMC in Machine Drives.
Publications
Conference Presentation
  • SB Bashir, HA Zidan, ZA Memon, A Modified CPS-PWM for Capacitor Voltage Ripples Reduction of Modular Multilevel Converter Based Variable Speed Drive, Proceeding of 2020 IEEE 29th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), 601-605, 17-19 June 2020, Netherland
  • Hasan Zidan, An Improved Voltage Ripple Control Algorithm for Modular Multilevel Converter Based Variable Speed Drive, Porceeding of IEEE-PEMC 2018 18th International Conference On Power Electronics and Motion Control, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Hasan Zidan, Technology Based E-Management System. Proceeding of Jordan International Energy Conference, Amman, Jordan. 20-22 September 2011
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Member of Jordan Engineering Community
  • Technical Reviewer for Jordan Journal of Applied Science.
  • Member of judging committee for IBDAAT SHABAB conducted by Sharjeh TV.
  • Member of judging committee for IEEE senior design projects competition.