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Dr. Mian Ilyas Ahmad
Assistant Professor
Department of Computational Engineering

RCMS
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Research Center of Modeling and Simulation(RCMS), Academic-I Building, NUST Campus, H-12, Islamabad Pakistan
Tel : +92-51-9085-5745

Specialization
Control Systems

Education
PhD

  • BSc in Electrical Engineering, 2002 – 2006.                        (University of Engineering & Technology Peshawar (Pakistan))
  • PhD in Control Systems, 2007 – 2011.                                 (Electrical & Electronics Engg. Deptt. Imperial College London (UK))
  • Postdoctoral research fellow, Jan. 2013 to Dec. 2015       (Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, Germany)
  • Research Interest

  •  Analysis of (non-)linear di erential algebraic equations (DAEs)
  •  Model order reduction of large scale (non-)linear DAEs.
  •  Solution of Matrix Equations.
  •  Control systems, analysis and design
  • Funded Projects

  •  Preconditioned Bi-CG method in iterative model reduction techniques. IDEA league research project at TU Delft Netherlands funded for three months. (Completed in May 2011)
  • Model reduction techniques for nonlinear flow problems. Funded by Robert Bosch GmbH in Max-Planck Institute Magdeburg Germany. (Project Completed in Dec. 2015)
  • Model order reduction for water distribution networks. Submitted for funding to DAAD in Oct. 2015.
  • Journals

    • Ashfaq Ahmad Mian, Mian Ilyas Ahmad, Daobo Wang, Wang Hongqiang \Optimal non-fragile controller realization algorithm and application to control problems". Journal of Harbin Insti-tute of Technology, vol:16(6) pp:99{104, 2009.
    • Mian Ilyas Ahmad, Daniel B. Szyld, and Martin B. van Gijzen. \Preconditioned multishift BiCG for H2-optimal model reduction", Research Report 12-06-15, Department of Mathemat-ics, Temple University, June 2012. Revised March 2013 and June 2015. Under review in SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications.
    • Mian Ilyas Ahmad, Lihong Feng, and Peter Benner. Interpolatory model reduction for quadratic bilinear descriptor systems. Journal: Proceedings of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (PAMM), vol: 15(1), pp: 589{590, 2015.
    • Pawan Goyal, Mian Ilyas Ahmad, and Peter Benner. \Krylov Subspace-based Model Reduction for a Class of Bilinear Descriptor Systems", May 2015. Available online at http://www2.mpi-magdeburg.mpg.de/preprints/2015/07/. Submitted to Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics.
    • Mian Ilyas Ahmad, Peter Benner, Pawan Goyal, and Jan Heiland. \ Moment-Matching based Model Reduction for Stokes-Type Quadratic-Bilinear Descriptor Systems", Oct 2015. Available online at http://www2.mpi-magdeburg.mpg.de/preprints/2015/18/. Submitted to ZAMM-Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics.
    • Mian Ilyas Ahmad, Ulrike Baur, and Peter Benner. \Implicit Volterra Series Interpolation for Model Reduction of Bilinear Systems", Dec. 2015. Available online at http://www2.mpi-magdeburg.mpg.de/preprints/2015/21/. Submitted to Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics.

     Conference Proceedings

    • Ashfaq Ahmad Mian, Daobo Wang, Mian Ilyas Ahmad. \Backstepping based Nonlinear Flight Control Strategy for 6-DOF Aerial Robot" (2008) In Proceedings of IEEE International Con-ference On Smart Material Applications (ICSMA), Korea
    • Ashfaq Ahmad Mian, Daobo Wang, Mian Ilyas Ahmad. \Controller Fragility Minimization Algorithm and Comparison with Di erent Controller Realizations" (2008) In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Smart Material Applications (ICSMA), Korea Vol: pp:157-162
    • Ashfaq Ahmad Mian, Mian Ilyas Ahmad, Daobo Wang. \Backstepping based PID Technique Applied to Motion Control of Underactuated Aerial Robot" (2008) In Proceedings of Interna-tional Federation for Automatic Control (IFAC) World Congress, Korea pp:15636-15641
    • Ashfaq Ahmad Mian, Daobo Wang, Mian Ilyas Ahmad. "Ane Nonlinear Control of 6-DOF Underactuated Aerial Robot" (2008) In Proceedings of Doctoral Forum of Jiangsu Province, Nanjing, China pp:12-18
    • Mian Ilyas Ahmad, IM Jaimoukha, M Frangos. \Krylov subspace restart scheme for solving large scale Sylvester equations" (2010) American Control Conference, (ACC), USA
    • Mian Ilyas Ahmad, IM Jaimoukha, M Frangos. \H2 optimal model reduction of linear dynam-ical systems" (2010) 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, (CDC), Atlanta USA
    • Mian Ilyas Ahmad, IM Jaimoukha, M Frangos. \Second order H2 optimal model reduction of linear dynamical systems" (2011) International Federation for Automatic Control (IFAC) World Congress, Milano, Italy
    • Humaira Gul, Jamil Ahmad, Fareed Gul and Mian Ilyas Ahmad. \Modeling and Formal Veri cation of Inverted Pendulum Based Two Wheeled Transportation Vehicle" (2012) The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE), Japan.
    • Mian Ilyas Ahmad and Peter Benner. \Interpolatory Model Reduction Techniques for Linear Second-Order Descriptor Systems" Proceedings of 2014 European Control Conference (ECC), pp. 1075-1079, IEEE Publications, 2014. DOI: 10.1109/ECC.2014.6862210
    • Pawan Goyal, Mian Ilyas Ahmad, and Peter Benner. \Model Reduction of Quadratic-Bilinear Descriptor Systems via Carleman Bilinearization" Proceedings of 2015 European Control Con-ference (ECC), revision submitted, March 2015.

    Invited Talks

  •  Interpolatory techniques for model reduction of nonlinear systems. Applied linear algebra work-shop, EEE building, TU Delft Netherlands, 2014.
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    Other Talks

  •  Interpolatory model reduction technique for a class of second order di erential algebraic equations. Model reduction workshop in MPI Magdeburg, Germany, Dec. 2013.
  •  Interpolatory projection techniques for Quadratic Bilinear Systems, GAMM annual meeting, Lecce, Italy, Mar. 2015.
  • Interpolatory model reduction for Quadratic Bilinear systems using error estimation, NUMDIFF-14, Halle, Germany, Sep. 2015.