Researcher

Mr Subhan Khan

My Expertise

Predictive planning and control for autonomous vehicles, non-GPS-based autonomous navigation, deep learning, and software development in engineering education.

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Biography

Subhan has 9 years of research, teaching, and technical experience in computing, mechatronics, and electrical engineering. In particular, his area of interest includes Motion Control Systems for Autonomous Vehicles, Deep Learning, GPS and non-GPS based Autonomous Navigation, and Software development in Engineering Education. In terms of non-technical skills, he has worked in various management roles at COMSATS University Islamabad....view more

Subhan has 9 years of research, teaching, and technical experience in computing, mechatronics, and electrical engineering. In particular, his area of interest includes Motion Control Systems for Autonomous Vehicles, Deep Learning, GPS and non-GPS based Autonomous Navigation, and Software development in Engineering Education. In terms of non-technical skills, he has worked in various management roles at COMSATS University Islamabad. Additionally, he has worked as a professional freelancer and systems engineer in freelancer.com and Alliance Professionals, respectively.

Currently, Subhan is a final year PhD candidate and working on finalizing his thesis in the Mechatronics lab at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He is a recipient of the prestigious University International Postgraduate Award (UIPA). His PhD thesis is based on motion planning and control of an autonomous vehicle. During his PhD, he has also worked on feature extraction and localization of autonomous vehicles. Additionally, he has expertise in machine learning and medical imaging applications. He has published quality articles in IEEE, Elsevier, and Springer.


My Qualifications

  • PhD Mechatronics Engineering, UNSW Sydney (2018-Current)
  • MSc Electronic Communications and Computer Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK (2014-15)
  • BSc Computer Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Lahore (2009-13)

My Awards

  • PhD Scholarship Award: University International Postgraduate Award (UIPA) 2018 at UNSW, Sydney.
  • MSc Scholarship Award: Development of Eminent and Support Facilities for Fall 2014 at University of Nottingham, UK.
  • MSc Award: Distinction UK System.
  • BSc Computer Engineering Award: Campus Silver Medal (2nd Position in the School with a CGPA of 3.58/4).

My Research Activities

My research lies at the intersection of Computer and Mechatronics Engineering with the following disciplines:

  • Model Predictive Control (in particular, Control of autonomous systems) 
  • Robotics  (Planning, perception, and Control)

Topics that are of current interest and I have worked on in the past include:

  • Linear and Nonlinear Control Systems
  • Extended Kalman Filter
  • Deep Learning
  • Nonlinear Programming
  • Hybrid planning techniques
  • Engineering Education

 

My ResearchGate page is: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Subhan-Khan-4

My Teaching

Casual Academics 2021:

Advanced Autonomous Systems (MTRN4010), Linear Systems and Control (MMAN3200), Computing Applications in Mechatronic Systems (MTRN3500)

Casual Academics 2020:

Control for Robotic Systems (MTRN9400), Advanced Autonomous Systems (MTRN4010), Linear Systems and Control (MMAN3200)

Casual Academics 2019:

Advanced Autonomous Systems (MTRN4010), Linear Systems and Control (MMAN3200), Robotics (MTRN4230), Robot Design (MTRN4110)

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Location

Ainsworth Building J-17/Level 5, Mechatronics Lab

Videos

Nonlinear Model Predictive Path-following Controller for a small-scale bulldozer for Precise Placement of Materials and Debris of Masonry in Construction Contexts
Design and Experimental Validation of Robust Model Predictive Control for the Optimal Trajectory-Tracking of a small-scale Autonomous Bulldozer
Nonlinear control/Automation in Construction
UGV linear control