Dr. Tarek Lahdhiri Biography
Dr. Tarek Lahdhiri received his master and Ph.D degrees both in
Electrical Engineering with emphasis in nonlinear control systems.
From 1995 to 1996, Dr. Lahdhiri held the position of Research Associate at
the Center for Electric Power, Tennessee Technological University, USA,
where he was a team leader conducting research on the data fusion/target-tracking problem.
From 1997 to 1998, he held the position of Research Professor at the
Intelligent Manufacturing Systems Centre, University of Windsor, Canada,
where he was the project manager for a research team working on the
implementation of robust intelligent integrated robotic system for the assembly
of auto-body parts. In 1998, Dr. Lahdhiri joined General Motors Corporation in
Warren, Michigan, where he is currently holding the position of Lab Manager for the
Vehicle Controls Systems-CAE in the GM Engineering Process and Math Strategy Division,
in charge of the real-time synthesis, analysis, and simulation of vehicle control
systems and subsystems.
Dr. Lahdhiri authored and co-authored over 10 journal papers and 25
conference papers and his areas of interest include system theory,
robust linear and nonlinear control systems, modeling and validation of
nonlinear complex systems, real-time hardware-in-the-loop systems, and engineering management.
Dr. Lahdhiri has been an active member of IEEE. From 1997 to 2002,
he held the position of Director of Professional Activities, IEEE Southeast
Michigan Section. Currently, he is the Region 4 PACE Director,
the Region 4 coordinator for the IEEE-USA Employment & Career Service Committee,
a board member of the IEEE Educational Activities-Best Practices Planning Committee,
and the IEEE Student Advisor at the University of Windsor.