Nathir A. Rawashdeh

Nathir A. Rawashdeh


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  • Assistant Professor, Applied Computing
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Member, Institute of Computing and Cybersystems (ICC) and Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC)
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2007
  • MS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2003
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2000


Nathir Rawashdeh has been a faculty member in the Department of Applied Computing at Michigan Tech, since 2019. Prior, he was an Associate Professor in the Mechatronics Engineering Department at the German Jordanian University, where he spent 10 years. His industrial experience includes 5 years in software development. He was a senior software engineer in the Laser Color Science and Imaging Department, at Lexmark International, Inc. in Lexington, Kentucky, and with MathWorks, Inc. in Natick-Massachusetts working on software quality engineering for embedded DSP programming using MATLAB and Simulink. His research focus is on unmanned vehicle perception, image analysis, control systems, and mechatronics. Dr. Rawashdeh is a Senior Member of the IEEE. He has worked on projects funded by the NSF, Ford, and the European Commission.

Teaching Experience

  • Programmable Logic Control (PLC)
  • Digital Electronics
  • Analog Electronics
  • Image Processing
  • Automatic Control Systems
  • Instrumentation & Measurement
  • Mechatronics Senior Design
  • MATLAB Programming

Research Interests

  • Image Processing;
  • Autonomous Vehicles Perception;
  • Mobile Robot Applications;  
  • Mechatronics;
  • Applied Machine Learning.