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Dr. Karam Dad Kallu
Assistant Professor
Department of Robotics and Intelligent Machine Engineering

SMME
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
H-12, Islamabad.
Tel : +92-300-5062999

Specialization
Robust Control, Robotics and Automation, Tele-operation, Bilateral Control, Human Machine Interaction,

Education
PhD (Pusan National University, South Korea)

Dr. Karam Dad received his BE and MS degrees in Mechatronics Engineering from Air University, Pakistan, in 2011 and 2013 respectively. He was awarded PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2019 from Pusan National University, South Korea. He worked on tele-operated bilateral control during his PhD where he published over 32 papers. His research interests include robotics, robust control, robotics and automation, tele-operation, bilateral control, human machine interaction.​

Honours and awards:

  • Best researcher award 2018, School of Mechanical Engineering, Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea

  • BK21 Scholarship for PhD (2015~ 2019)

  • Winner of line tracking robots competition held at Air University, Islamabad.​

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Research Interest areas:

  • Robotics and Automation

  • Robust Control

  • Tele-operation

  • Bilateral Control​

Research Projects:

  • Nuclear Power Plant Dismantling

  • Development of Robot Manipulation Technology by Using A.I.

  • IT Convergence Treadmill System for Cardiac Rehabilitation

Journal Publications:

  • K. D. Kallu, S. J. Abbasi, H.  Khan, W. Jie, M. C. Lee, “Implementation of a TSMCSPO Controller on a 3DOF Hydraulic Manipulator for Position Tracking and Sensor-less Force Estimation”, IEEE Access, 2019 (SCI, SCIE, IEEE, Impact Factor 4.098)

  • K. D. Kallu, S. J. Abbasi, W. Jie, M. C. Lee, “Real-time control of bilateral tele-operated hydraulic servo system using a robust controller (SMCSPO) for the sensorless estimated reaction force”, Applied Sciences, 2019 (SCI, SCIE, MDPI, Impact Factor 2.217)

  • S. J. Abbasi, K. D. Kallu, M. C. Lee, “Efficient control of non-linear system using modified sliding mode control”, Applied Sciences, 2019 (SCI, SCIE, MDPI, Impact Factor 2.217)

  • W. Jie, K. D. Kallu, S. Ahn, M. C. Lee, “Trajectory tracking control of a hydraulic system using SMCSPO and TSMCSPO based on sliding perturbation observer”, Applied Sciences, 2019 (SCI, SCIE, MDPI, Impact Factor 2.217)

  • K. D. Kallu, W. Jie, M. C. Lee, "Estimated reaction force based bilateral control between 3DOF master and hydraulic slave manipulators for dismantlement", Electronics, Aug 2018 (ISSN 2079-9292; CODEN: ELECGJ, Impact Factor: 1.764)

  • K. D. Kallu, W. Jie, M. C. Lee, “Sensorless reaction force estimation of the end effector of a dual-arm robot manipulator using Sliding Mode Control with Sliding Perturbation Observer”, International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems, Jan 2018 (SCI, SCIE, Springer, Impact Factor 2.181)

  • K. D. Kallu, M. J. Khan, W. Jie, M. C. Lee, “ A low cost genetic algorithm based control scheme for wheelchair control in hospital environment” Journal of Robotics, Networking and Artificial Life, vol. 3, issue 4, March, 2017

Conference Publication:

  • H.  Khan, S. J. Abbasi, K. D. Kallu and M. C. Lee, “Robust Control Design of 6-DOF Robot for  Nuclear Power Plant Dismantling” The 3rd International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Industry (ICRAI-2019), Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Oct 21-22, 2019. 

  • S. J. Abbasi, K. D. Kallu, Wang Jie, and M. C. Lee, “Efficient control of non-linear system using modified sliding mode control” The 12th Asian Control Conference (ASCC-2019), Fukuoka, Japan, June 9-12, 2019. 

  • Y. Bao,Y. Zhou, K. D. Kallu, S. J. Abbasi, w. Jie, M. H. Khan and M. C. Lee, “A Study on 7-DOF Manipulator Control by Using MATLAB Robotics Toolbox”  16th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots (UR), Jeju Korea, June 24-27, 2019.

  • W. Jie, K. D. Kallu, H. H. Kim, and M. C. Lee, “Terminal Sliding Mode Control with Sliding Perturbation Observer for a hydraulic robot manipulator” 12th International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) symposium on robot control, Syroco 2018, Aug 27-30, 2018.

  • W. Jie, K. D. Kallu, H. H. Kim, and M. C. Lee, “TSMCSPO based position control for a hydraulic manipulator” 18th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS), YongPyong Resort, PyeongChang, Korea, October 17-20, 2018.

  • K. D. Kallu, W. Jie, M. A. Yaqub, and M. C. Lee, “Tele-operated bilateral control of hydraulic servo system using TSMCSPO based estimated reaction force of end effector” Intelligent systems Conference (IntelliSys), London, UK, September 6-7, 2018. 

  • K. D. Kallu, S. J. Abbasi, M. A. Yaqub, and M. C. Lee, “Tele-operated bilateral control of hydraulic servo system using estimated reaction force of end effector by SMCSPO”  15th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence (URAI), Hawaii convention center, USA, June 26-30, 2018. IEEE.

  • S. J. Abbasi, K. D. Kallu, and M. C. Lee, “Reaction force estimation of 1 link robotics manipulator using robust control” 33rd ICROS Annual Conference (ICROS), Korea, May 21-24, 2018. 

  • S. J. Abbasi, K. D. Kallu, W. Jie, and M. C. Lee, “Robust control design for 2 link robotic manipulator” 13th Korea Robotics Society (KRoC), Korea, January 21-24, 2018. 

  • S. J. Abbasi, K. D. Kallu, and M. C. Lee, “Sliding mode control of 2 link robotic manipulator” Changwon International Conference on Intelligent Robot and Convergence Industry (CICIRO), Changwon, Korea, November 30- December 1, 2017. 

  • K. D. Kallu, S. J. Abbasi, and M. C. Lee, “Estimation force of master-slave for the end effector of hydraulic servo system Using SMCSPO” 17th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS), jeju, Korea, October 18-21, 2017.

  • W. Jie, K. D. Kallu, and M. C. Lee, “SMCSPO based reaction force estimation for a hydraulic cylinder” 17th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS), jeju, Korea, October 18-21, 2017.

  • S. J. Abbasi, K. D. Kallu, and M. C. Lee, “Comparison of robustness of SMC and PD control of 2 link robot manipulator” AROB, Korea, September 5-6, 2017. 

  • K. D. Kallu, S. J. Abbasi, and M. C. Lee, “Reaction force estimation and bilateral control of master slave manipulation using a robust controller” 10th International Conference on Human System Interaction (HSI), Ulsan, Korea, July 17-19, 2017.

  • K. D. Kallu, S. J. Abbasi, and M. C. Lee, “Bilateral control of hydraulic servo system for end-effector of master-slave manipulators” 14th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence (URAI), Jeju, Korea, June 28- July 1, 2017. 

  • W. Jie, K. D. Kallu and M. C. Lee, “Reaction force estimation based on SMCSPO for a tele-operating dismantling system” 32nd Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems (ICROS), Korea, May, 2017.

  • K. D. Kallu, L. H. Young, and M. C. Lee, “Bilateral control of master-slave manipulator” 12th Korea Robotics Society (KRoC), Korea, February 5-8, 2017. 

  • W. Jie, K. D. Kallu, and M. C. Lee, “Bilateral control of hydraulic servo system based on SMCSPO for 1DOF master slave manipulator” International Conference on Artificial Life and Robotics (ICAROB), Miyazaki, Japan, January 19-22, 2017.

  • K. D. Kallu, W. Jie, H. H. Kim and M. C. Lee, “SMCSPO based reaction force estimation of end effector of two link manipulator without using sensor” ICT-Robotics, Busan, Korea, 2016. 

  • W. Jie, K. D. Kallu, and M. C. Lee, “SMCSPO based reaction force estimation of end effector for a dual arm manipulator” ICT-Robotics, Busan, Korea, 2016. 

  • K. D. Kallu, W. Jie, H, H, Kim, M. C. Lee, “Comparison and estimation of reaction force of end effector of 1-DOF manipulator using PDSPO and SMCSPO without sensor” 16th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS) Gyeongju, South Korea, October 16-19, 2016.

  • H. H. Kim, K. D. Kallu,  W. Jie, and M. C. Lee, “SMCSPO based reaction force estimation for 7 DOF robot arm” 16th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS), Gyeongju, Korea, October 16-19, 2016.

  • K. D. Kallu, W. Jie, and M. C. Lee, “PDSPO based estimation of reaction force of end effector of two link manipulator without sensor” Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE), Tsukuba, Japan, September 20-23, 2016.

  • W. Jie, K. D. Kallu, and M. C. Lee, “A reaction force estimation method of end effector of two-link manipulator using SMCSPO” 13th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence (URAI), Xian, China, August 19-22, 2016. 

  • H. H. Kim, K. D. Kallu, W. Jie, and M. C. Lee, “The assembly force estimation of 7 degree-of-freedom robot arm by using SMCSPO” 31st Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems (ICROS), Korea, March 10-11, 2016.

  • K. D. Kallu, M. J. Khan, W. Jie, M. C. Lee, “ A low cost genetic algorithm based control scheme for wheelchair control in hospital environment” International Conference on Artificial Life and Robotics (ICAROB), Okinawa, Japan, January 29-31, 2016.

  • K. D. Kallu, M. U. Rafique, Z. U. Koreshi, “ Development of a path following autonomously navigating mobile robot with parallel processing using FPGA” 1st International Young Engineers Convention (IYEC-2014) Lahore, Pakistan, 2014.