Ali, Warsame H.

Ali, Warsame H. Warsame H. Ali, Ph.D. Associate Professor ECE 
  • Office: Electrical Engineering Building
  • Phone: 936-261-9910
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B.S. Electrical Engineering, King Saud University, 1987
M.S. Engineering, Prairie View A&M University, 1989
PhD., University of Houston, 2004


Research Interests:  Power and Control Systems



1- Babajide Kareem, Warsame Ali, Dhadesugoor Vaman, John Fuller, Penrose Cofie, “Dynamic Movement of Reference Nodes for Improved Tracking Accuracy of Indoor Situational Awareness Systems”, International Congress for Global Science and Technology (ICGST) International Conference on Computer Science and Engineering, CSE-Dubai-12”. July 16- 18, 2012, Dubai, UAE.

2- J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, W. Ali, and L. S. Shieh, “Linearization modeling for non-smooth dynamical systems with approximated scalar sign function,” The 50th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, pp. 5205-5210, 2011.

3- W. Ali, Y. Zhang, P. Cofie, J. Zhang, and D. Vaman, “Digital controller design for analog MIMO systems with multiple I/O delays,” The 24th Chinese Control and Decision Conference, pp. 39- 44, 2012.

4- Hamid Nejatiy, Ahmad Beiramiz, and Warsame H. Ali, “Design, Implementation, and Variability Analysis of the Zigzag Map for Truly Random Number Generation”, Analog integrated circuits and signal processing (ALOG). Accepted to be Published July 2012.

5- Augustine Ajuzie, John Fuller, Yangpeng Zhang, Warsame Ali, Jian Zhang, “Network-Induced Delay Compensation with Digital Redesigned PAM/PWM Controller”, 2012 International Conference on Power Systems Operation and Planning, January 15-19, 2012 Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Nairobi, Kenya.

6- Warsame H. Ali, Penrose S. Cofie, Jian Zhang, Dhadesugoor R. Vaman, “Digital Cascaded Controller Design for MIMO Analog Systems with Multiple I/O Delays”, 2012 International Conference on Power Systems Operation and Planning, January 15-19, 2012 Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Nairobi, Kenya.

7- Sudip Mondal, Warsame Ali and Khaled N Salama, “A Novel Approach for K-Best MIMO Detection and itsVLSI Implementation”, 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems.(Accepted)

8- Warsame H. Ali, Penrose Cofie, Charlie Tolliver, Cajetan Akujuobi, and L. Shieh, “Design and Digital Implementation of PID Controller for Nonlinear Motors”, ASEE-GSW Annual Conference , The University of Texas – Pan American March 28 – 30, 2007.

9- Ali, W.H., Y.P. Zhang, C. M. Akujuobi, C. L. Tolliver, and L. S. Shieh, “DSP- based controller design for the PMDC motor”, International Journal of Modeling and Simulation, 2004,Vol. 26, No. 2,2006, pp. 2337-2354.

10- Zhang, Y. P., C. M. Akujuobi, W. H. Ali, , C. L. Tolliver ,and L. S. Shieh, ,”Load disturbance resistance speed controller design for PMSM”, IEEE Trans. On Industrial Electronics, Vol. 53, No. 4, 2006, pp 1198-1208.

11- Zhang, Y.P., L.S. Shieh, C. M. Akujuobi and W.H. Ali, “Digital PID controller design for delayed multivariable systems”, Asian Journal of Control, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2004, pp- 483-495.

12- Jian Zhang,Yongpeng Zhang, Warsame Ali, Leang-san Shieh “ Linearization Modeling for Non-smooth Dynamical Systems with Approximated Scalar Sign Function”, IEEE Control systems Society Conference Management System 2011 (Accepted)

13 – Cajetan Akujuobi, Emad Awada, Mathew Sadiku, and Warsame Ali, “Wavelet-Based Differential Nonlinearity Testing of Mixed Signal System ADC’s. IEEE 2007.

14 – Franklin, B. E., C. M. Akujuobi,W. H. Ali, “ADC automated testing using Labview software”, proceeding of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and exposition Copyright, American Society for Engineering Education, 2004, Salt Lake, UT.

15 – Ali, W., Biney, P., Fuller, J., “Real Hands-On Experience for Freshman Students”, E&A Symposium, Prairie View A&M University, April 1996.

16 – Comparison of Capabilities of the workbench and Pspice in the Implementation of Laboratory Type Circuit Projects”, E&A Symposium, Prairie View A&M University, 1997.

Collaborations: Prof. L.S Shieh, University of Houston,TX; Prof. Khalid Salama, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York,

Prof. Massoud. Rice University, Houston, TX;

Prof. Karen Butler, Prof. Toliyat, Prof. Ehsani, Texas A&M University,TX

Prof. Cajetan Akujuobi, Prof. John Attia, Prof. Tolliver, Prof. Vaman, Prairie View A&M University, TX.

Students Supervised:


Jian Zhang (MS) 2009 Jian Zhang (PHD) Present

Samson Olewe (MS) 2012 Mamatha (PHD) Present

Babjide Kareem (MS) 2012 Vasileios Galanis (MS) Present

Samson Olewe (MS) 2012

Graduate Research Projects

Sean Harris (MS) 2008

Priyanka Akula Present