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 Dr Fouad M. AL-Sunni


 Office: 22-434
  Phone: 966-13-860-3754
  Fax: 966-13-860-2965
  Email: alsunni(at)
1992 Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Texas, Texas, USA. (PhD started in Georgia Tech then moved to ARRI in U. Texas, Arlington with advisor: Professor Frank Lewis)      
1987 MSc. in Systems Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
1984 BSc. (with high honors) in Systems Engineering, UPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
CISE 201 Introduction to Control and Instrumentation
CISE 302 Linear Control Systems
CISE 316 Control Systems Design
CISE 418 Industrial Process Control
CISE 423 Model Predictive Control
SCE 507 Linear Multivariable Control
SCE 513 Identification of Linear Systems
SCE 514 Optimal Control
SCE 517 Nonlinear Systems
SCE 527 Adaptive Control
Research Interests
Computer controlled systems
Automatic Control
Fuzzy logic based control
Robust control
Optimal control
Control of time-delay systems
Identification of Dynamic Systems 

  1. El-Kebir Boukas, and Fouad AL-Sunni, Mechatronics Systems: Analysis, Design, and Implementation, Springer, 2011
  2. M. Magdi, and F. AL-Sunni, Control and Optimization of Distributed Generation Systems, In progress

  1. El-Shafei M. , Al-Sunni F. , and Elferik, S., 'Multiphase Flow Measurement System and Method', Patent filed, 2012
  2. Al-Sunni F. and Elshafei M., System and method for tracking position of handheld medical instruments, Patent filed 2011
  3. El-Ferik S., Siddiqi B., BenMansour Rachad, and AL-Sunni Fouad, Dual Submarine Leak Detection System', Patent issued  2013
Selected Recent Publications
  1. Magdi S. Mahmoud, Mohamed S. Ur Rahman, and Fouad AL-Sunni, A system of Systems Framework for Microgrids, IEEE Trans. Smart Grid,  Submitted 2014
  2. Magdi S. Mahmoud Faisal Al-Nasser, and Fouad M. AL-Sunni,”Network-based strategies for signalized traffic intersections,” Int. J. Systems, Control, and Communications, 2013
  3. Magdi S. Mahmoud Yuanqing Xia and Fouad M. AL-Sunni,”Resilient Decentralized Filtering of Interconnected Discrete-Time Systems, J. the Franklin Institute, 2013
  4. S. Azhar Ali, F. AL-Sunni, and M. Shafiq, “U-Model Based 2DoF Multi-variable IMC for Improved Input-Disturbance Rejection: A Case Study on a 2-Link Robot Manipulator”, Int. J. Advanced Systems, V, No. 4, pp. 166-175, 2011
  5. Magdi S. Mahmoud and Fouad M. AL-Sunni,” Robust Estimation of Interconnected Systems Subject to Sensor Nonlinearities,” Automatica 34:656-669, 2013