Prof. Dr Mohd Fua'ad Rahmat background

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Mohd Fua’ad Rahmat was born in Johor Bahru, Johor Malaysia. His secondary school was at Maktab Sultan Abu Bakar (English College) Johor Bahru, Johor from 1979 till 1983.  After SPM in 1984, he pursued his degree in Electrical Engineering at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia under Ericsson Telecommunication Scholarship.  He was appointed as Assistant Lecturer A in the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) on 2nd January 1990 after graduated B.E.Eng.(Hons) from UTM in 1989. He started his Master degree by taught course specialized in Control System Engineering on September 1992 till September 1993 at The University of Sheffield, UK.  His Master degree dissertation title Estimation of Frequency Contents from a Time Series was supervised by Professor S.A. Billings. Subsequently, he pursued his PhD degree in Electronic Instrumentation Engineering at the School of Engineering, Sheffield Hallam University, UK under the supervision of Professor Robert Garnet Green @ Bob Green from October 1993 until December 1996. Based on his PhD research title Instrumentation of Particle Conveying using Electrical Charge Tomography, he was awarded Hinckley Prize for outstanding academic achievement in the field of engineering during Sheffield Hallam University Convocation Ceremony in March 1997.  Currently, he is a Professor in the Department of Control and Mechatronics Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Skudai Johor.  His field of specialisation: System Identification and Estimation, Signal Processing, Process Tomography for Industrial Process, Process Control Instrumentation,  Sensors and Actuators, Hydraulic and Pneumatic System.


Name : Professor Dr Mohd Fua’ad Rahmat

Address (Office)

           Department of Control and Mechatronic Engineering (CMED),

           Faculty of Electrical Engineering,

           Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Johor Bahru,

                                    81310 Skudai Johor

E-mail : fuaad@utm.my

Phone (Office) : 07 - 5557216

Fax : 07-5566272

Field of Specialisation:

Control : System Identification and Estimation, Controller Design, Process Control Instrumentation, Signal Processing

Instrumentation : Process Tomography, Flow Measurement, Sensor and Actuator application, Hydraulic and Pneumatic System

Academic qualification


1.0 Degree : PhD

        Field : Electronic Instrumentation Engineering

        Name of Institution : Sheffield Hallam University

        Place : Sheffield, England

        Title of Thesis  : Instrumentation of Particle Conveying using Electrical Charge Tomography

        Year : November 1996

        Award: Hinckley Prize for outstanding academic achievement in the field of engineering - 1997


2.0 Degree : M Sc

        Field : Control System Engineering

        Name of Institution : The University of Sheffield

        Place : Sheffield, England

        Title of Thesis : Estimation of Frequency Contents from a Time Series

        Year : October 1993


3.0 Degree : B E Eng(Hons)

        Field : Electrical Engineering

        Name of Institution : Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

        Place : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

        Class : 2nd Class Upper, Honours

        Title of Thesis  : Practical System Identification Using PRBS Signal

        Year : May 1989


Career Path in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia(UTM)

1.   Assistant Lecturer from January 1990 till October 1992

2.   Lecturer from November 1992 till December 1996

3.  Senior Lecturer from January 1997 till May 2000

4.   Associate Professor(DS54) from June 2000 till November 2011

5.  Professor(VK07) from December 2011 till present.

URL:               http://fuaad.fke.utm.my

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