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Pouria Sarhadi is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Physics, Engineering & Computer Science at the University of Hertfordshire. He has worked as a research fellow at Queen's University Belfast (2021-2022), at the University of Surrey (2019-2021) and as an adjunct professor at the Babol Noshirvani University of Technology BNUT (2016-2018). He has held key roles to play in the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and Horizon 2020 European Commission projects and provided consultancy to different industries. He is also recognized as a UK “Global Talent” by the UKRI. In the past 15 years, he has conducted research on a wide range of ground, marine, and aerial autonomous vehicles which has resulted in more than 40 peer-reviewed journal publications. Pouria is a member of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Technical Committee (TC7.2) on Marine Robotic Systems and the advisory board of Machines journal. Furthermore, he is passionate about transforming academic theories into industrial products. Pouria holds a PhD in Control Engineering, and his research studies include:  

  • Control theory and applications
  • Adaptive control and system identification
  • Modelling and simulation
  • Machine learning
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Systems engineering

Pouria is interested to supervise talented and motivated Master and PhD students. To discuss this matter further, please contact by email. 


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