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Dr. FADEL LASHHAB

Ph.D. Electrical Controls Engineer professionally with 15 + years in teaching, research, and industrial experience seeking a full-time position as a control engineer to utilize my skills in electrical, instrumentation and controls engineering, including process control, digital signal processing and related areas such as cooperative control in multi-agent systems as applied to building efficiency control and smart grid.

Blockchain in Smart Grid 
Webinar 
Thursday, May 17, 2018
2018 Behavior, Energy and Climate Change Conference
October 07, 2018 to October 10, 2018

UPCOMING EVENTS

2018 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings
August 12, 2018 to August 17, 2018

MY LATEST RESEARCH

Robust H∞ Controller Design for Dynamic Consensus Networks

This research studies an H∞ suboptimal control problems of consensus networks whereby the weights of network edges are no longer static gains, but instead are dynamic systems, leading to the notion of dynamic consensus networks. We apply model, orthogonal and diagonal transformations to a dynamic consensus network in order to reduce the overall system into N − 1 independent subsystems. We then establish a generalized methodology for designing a controller for a dynamic consensus network in the presence of external disturbances, focusing especially on using decentralized controllers that achieve consensus in the absence of disturbances and attenuation of disturbances to a prescribed H∞ performance level. A design example is given to illustrate our results.