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Olfa Khelia Boubaker

Country of origin: Tunisia Currently in: Tunisia, Tunis General field of specialization: Engineering sciences
Academic Background


2007 Doctorate Engineering sciences
2000 Doctorate Engineering sciences
1995 Master Engineering sciences
1991 Undergraduate Engineering sciences
1987 Undergraduate Mathematical sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Engineering sciences

Head of a Research Laboratory: Energy, Robotics, Control & Optimization (ERCO), National Institute of Applied Science and Technology (INSAT), University of Carthage, Tunisia.

Research Keywords: 
Control theory
Chaos theory
Complex Systems
Control Applications in biology & medicine

Publications resulting from Research: 

Olfa Boubaker, Quanmin Zhu, Magdi S. Mahmoud, José Ragot, Hamid Reza Karimi, Jorge Dávila, New Trends in Observer-Based Control: An Introduction to Design Approaches and Engineering Applications, Vol.1, Elsevier Academic Press, 2019.

Olfa Boubaker, Sajad Jafari, Recent Advances in Chaotic Systems and Synchronization: From Theory to Real World Applications, Elsevier Academic Press, 2018.

Olfa Boubaker, Rafael Iriarte, The Inverted Pendulum: From Theory to New Innovations in Control and Robotics, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2017.

Journal Papers :
Saeed Amirkhani, Saleh Mobayen, Nahal Iliaee, Olfa Boubaker, S. Hassan Hosseinnia, “Fast terminal sliding mode tracking control of nonlinear uncertain mass–spring system with experimental verifications,” International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Vol. 16, N°1, 2019.

Olfa Boubaker, Mihai Lungu, Binoy K. Roy, and Luis J. Yebra, “Advanced Observer-Based Control for Benchmark Control Problems: From Mathematical Modeling to Control Design,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2018, 2018.

Afef Ben Saad, Olfa Boubaker, “Bifurcations, chaos and synchronization of a predator–prey system with Allee effect and seasonally forcing in prey’s growth rate,” The European Physical Journal Special Topics, Vol. 227, No. 7-9, pp.971-981, 2018.

Olfa Boubaker, Sajad Jafari, Christos Volos, Zeraoulia Elhadj, Viet-Thanh Pham, and Jinde Cao “Advanced Topics in Modeling, Bifurcation Analysis, and Control Theory of Complex Systems,” Complexity, Vol. 2018, 2018.

A. Lassoued, O. Boubaker, “Dynamic analysis and circuit design of a novel hyperchaotic system with fractional-order terms,” Complexity, Vol. 2017, 2017.

Olfa Boubaker, Valentina Emilia Balas, Abdellah Benzaouia, Mohamed Chaabane, Magdi S. Mahmoud, Quanmin Zhu, “Time-Delay Systems: Modeling, Analysis, Estimation, Control, and Synchronization,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2017, 2017.

Haifa Mehdi, Olfa Boubaker, “PSO-Lyapunov Motion/Force Control of Robot Arms with Model Uncertainties,” Robotica, Vol 34, N°3, pp. 634 – 651, 2016.

Haifa Mehdi, Olfa Boubaker, “Robust Impedance Control based Lyapunov-Hamiltonian Approach for Constrained Robots,” International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Vol.12: 190, 2015.

Olfa Boubaker, “The Inverted Pendulum Benchmark in Nonlinear Control Theory: A survey,” International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Vol. 10, pp.233-242, 2013.

Haifa Mehdi, Olfa Boubaker, “Stiffness and Impedance Control using Lyapunov Theory for Robot-aided Rehabilitation,” International Journal of Social Robotics, Vol. 4, n°1, pp. 107-119, 2012.

Hanéne Mkaouar, olfa Boubaker, “Chaos Synchronization for Master Slave Piecewise Linear Systems: Application to Chua’s Circuit,” Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, vol. 17, N°3, pp. 1292-1302, 2012.

Haifa Mehdi, Olfa Boubaker, “Impedance Controller Tuned by Particle Swarm Optimization for Robotic Arms,” International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Vol.8, N°5, pp.93-103, 2011.

Najla Akacha, Olfa Boubaker, Mohamed Gargouri, “Production of hexenol in a two-enzyme system: kinetic study and modelling,” Biotechnology Letters, Vol. 27, N°23-24, pp.1875-1878, 2005.

Olfa Boubaker, Jean Pierre Babary, “On SISO and MIMO variable structure control of non linear distributed parameter systems: application to fixed bed reactors,” Journal of Process Control, Vol. 13, N° 8, pp. 729-737, 2003.

Olfa Boubaker, Jean Pierre Babary, Mekki Ksouri, “MIMO sliding mode control of a distributed parameter denitrifying biofilter,” Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol.25, N°8, pp. 671-682, 2001.

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