Ashraf Saleem

Ashraf I. Saleem


Robotics & Remote Sensing Lab. (RRSL)

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Computing
  • Affiliated Faculty, Computational Science & Engineering
  • Ph.D., Mechatronics Engineering, DeMontfort University, UK, 2006
  • MSc., Mechatronics Engineering, DeMontfort University, UK, 2003
  • BSc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Philadelphia University, Jordan, 2000


Dr. Ashraf received his Ph.D. and MSc. degrees in mechatronics engineering from DeMontfort University, UK, in 2006 and 2003, respectively, and his BSc. in electrical and computer engineering from Philadelphia University, Jordan, in 2000.

His research interests are unified under the theme, "deployment of robotics systems and artificial intelligence in the field of remote sensing", and his research focuses on solving real-life problems such as monitoring environmental pollution. He is also interested in developing real-time smart controllers for different engineering systems which include electromechanical, electro-pneumatic, and piezoelectric based systems. 

Teaching Interests

  • Data Acquisition and Signal Processing
  • Senior Design
  • Mechatronics system design and integration
  • Modeling and simulation of complex systems
  • Sensors and actuators
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Control system design
  • Instrumentation and measurements

Links of Interest  

Robotics & Remote Sensing Lab (RRSL)

Research Interests

  • Data acquisition and real-time control
  • Robotics system design and Integration

  • UAV-based Remote Sensing 

  • Drone-based oil spill detection in Ocean
  • Artificial Intelligence Applications in Remote Sensing

  • Computer Vision and AI

  • Control of Pneumatic Systems