Negin  Sayyaf

 
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Isfahan
 
 
  • Email: n.sayyaf@eng.ui.ac.ir

  • Phone: +98 31 3793 7026

  • Address: Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

 

 

Educational History:

  2012 – 2018:

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering Majored in Systems and Control, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

  • Supervisor: Professor Mohammad Saleh Tavazoei
  • Thesis: Analytical design of fixed-structure fractional-order controllers in frequency domain

 

2010 – 2012:

M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering Majored in Systems and Control, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

  • Supervisor: Professor Jafar Ghaisari
  • Thesis: Design of a localization algorithm based on distributed state estimation for wireless sensor networks

 

2006 – 2010:

B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering Majored in Systems and Control, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

  • Supervisor: Professor Jafar Ghaisari
  • Thesis:Design and implementation of an automatic device to measure the sand and water level of the riverbed model

 

 Research Interests:

  • Fractional-Order Systems and Controllers
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Data-Driven Control Methods
  • Robust Controllers

 

 

 Publications:

  • N. Sayyaf and M. S. Tavazoei, “Frequency data-based procedure to adjust gain and phase margins and guarantee the uniqueness of crossover frequencies,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 67, no. 3, pp. 2176-2185, March 2020.
  • N. Sayyaf and M. S. Tavazoei, “Robust control of temperature during local hyperthermia of cancerous tumors,” European Journal of Control, vol. 52, pp. 67-77, March 2020.
  • N. Sayyaf and M. S. Tavazoei, “Robust control for time-fractional diffusion processes: application in temperature control of an alpha silicon carbide cutting tool,” IET Control Theory and Applications, vol. 12, no. 15, pp. 2022-2030, October 2018.
  • N. Sayyaf and M. S. Tavazoei, “Robust fractional-order compensation in the presence of uncertainty in a pole/zero of the plant,” IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 797-812, May 2018.
  • N. Sayyaf and M. S. Tavazoei, “Desirably adjusting gain margin, phase margin, and corresponding crossover frequencies based on frequency data,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 2311-2321, October 2017.
  • N. Sayyaf and M. S. Tavazoei, “On a generalized fractional-order LTI compensator: exact formulas for compensation at two different frequencies,” Journal of Vibration and Control, vol. 22, no. 19, pp. 4074-4086, November 2016.

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Patent:

  • Iran Patent 67712: “Automatic Sand and Water Level Measurer”, Dec. 5, 2010.

 

Honors and Awards:

  • Winner of the Dr. Kazemi Ashtiani Prize, Iran`s National Elites Foundation, Feb. 2019.
  • Granted the National Elites Foundation Ph.D. Student Award, Iran`s National Elites Foundation, Sep. 2014.
  • Awarded the honorary admission for Ph.D. in control engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Aug. 2012.
  • Ranked first among M.Sc. students of control engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Sep. 2012.
  • Winner of the award for Outstanding M.Sc. Student by IUT's Excellent Students Organization, during all semesters of studying, Isfahan University of Technology, 2010-2012.
  • Received scholarship for the graduate studies in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Sep. 2011.
  • Received the Graduate Excellence Scholarship for M.Sc. Thesis from Isfahan Regional Electric Company, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Sep. 2011.
  • Awarded the honorary admission for M.Sc. in control engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Aug. 2010.
  • Ranked third among B.Sc. students of electrical engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Sep. 2010.
  • Winner of the award for Outstanding B.Sc. Student by IUT's Excellent Students Organization, during all semesters of studying, Isfahan University of Technology, 2006-2010.
  • Ranked in the upper 0.2% among more than 342,000 participants in the Iranian nationwide undergraduate entrance exam of universities in mathematics-physics branch, Sep. 2006.

 

Courses:

  • Signals and Systems
  • Basis of Optimization
  • Electrical Circuits II
  • Linear Control Laboratory
  • English Language for Electrical Engineering