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Dr. Farrukh Kamran

Dr. Kamran is the senior most permanent faculty member at CASE. He specializes in electronic/digital system design including power electronics and communication systems. He has 17 years of teaching and industry experience. He has authored or co-authored twenty-three technical papers, six of these have been published in IEEE transactions on Power Electronics and Industry Applications.

Educational Qualifications

M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA USA in 1992 and 1995 respectively. His area of research was control of power converters.
B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from UET, Lahore

Work Experience

Dr. Kamran has several years of teaching experience at various levels in some of the best Engineering Institutions in Pakistan besides multiple years of electronic system design experience working in industry, both in Pakistan and in USA. His teaching experience includes undergraduate and MS level courses as Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at the GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology and later at the Department of Electrical Engineering at E&ME College of the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Rawalpindi. He has worked on industrial control systems, small to large power electronic converters and digital communications. He joined Silicon Power Corporation, PA in 1996 where he worked on the development of next generation power converters for US Navy. He has designed large-scale computer network systems like the toll collection and access control system for the Motorway (M2) in Pakistan. He joined Communications Enabling Technologies as VP Engineering in year 2000 where he led the development of a comprehensive VoIP middleware and a state-of-the-art packet processor chip. He is currently involved in a number of projects involving digital image processing and digital communications. He is working on the development of specialized hardware for networking and DSP applications.

He has worked on industrial control systems, small to large power electronic converters and digital communications. He joined Silicon Power Corporation, PA in 1996 where he worked on the development of next generation power converters for US Navy. He moved to Pakistan in 1997 and started teaching at GIKI as Assistant Professor. He has designed large-scale computer network systems like the toll collection and access control system for the Motorway (M2) in Pakistan. He joined Communications Enabling Technologies as VP Engineering in year 2000 where he led the development of a comprehensive VoIP middleware and a state-of-the-art packet processor chip.

In 2003, he joined CARE as VP Engineering where he is currently involved in a number of projects involving digital image processing and digital communications. He is working on the development of specialized hardware for networking and DSP applications.

Research Interests
Power Electronics, Communication Systems, Networking, and Control Systems
Research Publications
F. Kamran and T. G. Habetler, An Improved Deadbeat Rectifier Regulator Using a Neural Net Predictor, in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 504-510, July 1995
F. Kamran and T. G. Habetler, A Novel ON-Line UPS with Universal Filtering Capabilities, in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 410-418, May 1998
Thomas G. Habetler and F. Kamran: Combined Deadbeat Control of a Series-parallel Converter Combination Used as a Universal Power Filter, IEEE Transaction on Power Electronics, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 160-168, 1998.
Randy R. Schoen, Thomas G. Habetler, F. Kamran and Rebert G. Bartheld, Motor Bearing Demage Detection using Stator Current Monitoring, in IEEE Transcations on Industry Applicatios, vol. 31, no. 6 pp.1274-1279, Nov./Dec. 1995.
F. Kamran, R. G. Harley, B. Burton, T. G. Habetler and M. A. Brooke, A Fast ON-Line Neural Net Training Algorithm for a Rectifier Regulator, in IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 366-372, March 1998.
Martin A. Brooke, B. Burton, T. Habetler, R. Harley, F. Kamran and R. Poddar,: Identification and Control of Induction Motor Stator Currents Using Fast On-Line Random Training of a Neural Network, Conference Record of IEEE IAS Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, 1995. pp 1781-1794
B. R. Burton, Thomas G. Habetler, R.G. Harley and F. Kamran: An On-Line Trained Neural Network with an Adaptive Learning Rate for a Wide Range of Power Electronic Applications, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference Record, pp. 1499-1505, 1996.
F. Kamran, A. Qayyum, Z. Ahmed, S. Zulfiqar, R. Ahmad and I. Elahi, Efficient QoS Implementation for an Edge Network Device Handling IP and ATM Traffic, Proceedings of CDC 2002
A. W. Ahmad and F. Kamran, Optimum High Power Factor Power Converter Design for Small Sized Wind Turbines, Proceedings of INMIC2002
S. Zulfiqar, Z. Ahmad and F. Kamran, Time Ray Scheduling Algorithm for High Channel Density Applications, Proceedings of INMIC2002
O. Mukhtar, Z. Ahmed, I. Saeed and F. Kamran, Configurable POS & UTOPIA Level – II Interface, Proceedings of INMIC2002
F. Kamran, Z. Ahmad, M. O. Suleman, Z. Anwar, F. S. Khan, N. Anis, M. Samad, M. Faisal and F. A. Qureshi, Integrated Verification Architecture for Multiprocessor System-on-Chip, Proceedings of INMIC2002
F. Kamran, Z. Ahmed, M. Askari, U. Bilal and S. Zulfiqar, Binary Search Method Using A Hardware Table Assist, Proceedings of INMIC2002
Z. Ahmed, F. Kamran, M. Askari, S. Zulfiqar and U. Rauf, ATM – AAL1 Machine, Proceeding of INMIC2002