Dr. Mujtaba Jaffery
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Area of Interest: Application of Control Systems, IoT, Machine learning, Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic in Robotics, Electric Vehicles Aerospace and Energy/Power based systems ( HEC Recognized Supervisor)
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007  


Current Research Area & Brief


Dr. Mujtaba Jaffery is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECE) at COMSATS University Islamabad Lahore. He pursued his (PhD) at Surrey Space Center, University of Surrey in October 2012. At Surrey Space Center, besides his PhD research topic, he successfully designed the optimal fuel budget propulsion system for low cost Lunar mission supervised by Canadian Space Agency (CSA). Besides teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, he has vast expertise in the area of practical control, electronics, automation, and robotics. His areas of interest include development of Energy generation systems, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) design and control, automation and development of GSM based remote monitoring systems, Model predictive control (MPC), optimal control and implementation of advanced control techniques on Quadrotors for planetary precision landing platforms. He is currently collaborating from CIIT platform with industrial partners and providing technical support. As a Research Head of Control Automation Power Energy (CAPE), currently he is engaged in

No of PhD Students: 4

MSc Students Supervised: 25

  • Active research in machine learning, renewable energy & electrical power, control, remote monitoring and automation
  • Modeling and simulation of Renewable and Alternative power generation systems
  • Development of control algorithms for efficiency improvement and design optimization of electrical power systems
  • Simulators for testing Control, Guidance and Navigation (GNC) techniques for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
  • Testing of advanced precision control algorithms for planetary precision landing of spacecraft on planetary surfaces like Mars, Moon and Earth
  • Development and design of autonomous GNC of UAVs ( airship, quadrotor, hovercraft) and Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV)
  • Practical implementation of advanced control algorithms like Model Predictive Control (MPC) on embedded systems.
  • Testing and Implementation of Control algorithms in Smart grids and Power based systems

MS Suervised Thesis Title

Monitoring & Control of a Lab Scale Steam Turbine-Generator Set Test Bed

Implementation of Model Predictive Control on a 16 Bit Microcontroller for Speed Control of a DC Motor

Impact of Doubly – Fed Asynchronous Generator (DFAG, Type-III Wind Turbine) on Power Grid

Control Design for the Reduction of Thermal Effects on the Performance of Induction Motor

Simulated Closed Loop Trajectory Control System of X3D Quardrotor in Ubiquitous Gesture Controlled Environment

Attitude Control of Satellite using Computationally Efficient Model based Predictive Control Techniques

An Interactive Teaching Assistant Tool for Testing, Validation and Feedback Scheduling of Control Law Tasks in Process Control

Electric Load Forecasting using Fuzzy Logic & Storage Sizing of an Islanded Micro Grid

MPC Based Energy Management System for Optimal Power Dispatch in Islanded Hybrid Microgrid

Design and Development of a Hydrogen Fuel Cell based Bike

Performance Analysis of Control Algorithms for Improving the Efficiency of Hydrogen Fuel Cell for DC Motor Speed Control

Framework for Applying Direct Adaptive Optimal Control using Reinforcement Learning

An Optimum Control Strategy to Track Maximum Power from Photovoltaic Systems

Design of Harmonic Filter for TDH Control in Power System to Save Energy & Maintenance Cost in Industry

Performance Analysis od Mars Powered Decent based Landing in Constrained Optimization Control Framework

Controller Synthesis for one-sided Lipschitz Discrete Markovian Jump Systems

Energy Analysis Expert System

Flow Control of Hydrogen Fuel in PEM Fuel Cell using Soft Computing Techniques

MATLAB Based Glove Gesture Data Classification using Supervised Learning for PSL

Attitude Control of Cube Satellite using Soft Computing Techniques

Real-Time Implementation of a High Power Three-Phase Hybrid Shunt Active Harmonic Power Filter using Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) Simulation

Artificial Neural Network Modeling Approach for Solid Circulation Rate at High Pressure in Circulating Fluidized Bed System


Funded Projects:

Completed Projects:
1. Impact of Harmonics on Energy Efficiency: The way to save energy & maintenance cost in industry (2019 - 2021) PIs: Dr. Mujtaba Jaffery, Budget: PKR 4.308M, Funded By: NRPU HEC .


Journal Papers:
1. Rizwan, R., Arshad, J., Almogren, A., Jaffery, M. H., Yousaf, A., Khan, A., & Shafiq, M. (2021), "Implementation of ANN-Based Embedded Hybrid Power Filter Using HIL-Topology with Real-Time Data Visualization through Node-RED", Energies   
2. Arshad, J., Khan, A., Aftab, M., Hussain jaffery, M., Rehman, A. U. et al (2021), "Deep Deterministic Policy Gradient to Regulate Feedback Control Systems Using Reinforcement Learning", CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua   
3. Ayesha Khan, Mujtaba Hussain Jaffery, Yaqoob Javed, Jehangir Arshad, Ateeq Ur Rehman, Rabia Khan, Mohit Bajaj, and Mohammed K. A. Kaabar (2021), "Hardware-in-the-Loop Implementation and Performance Evaluation of Three-Phase Hybrid Shunt Active Power Filter for Power Quality Improvement", Mathematical Problems in Engineering   
4. M. Qaiser . B. Asghar , m. H. Jaffery , Y. Javaid , m. S. Khurram (2021), "Flow control of hydrogen fuel in PEM fuel cell using soft computing techniques ", Journal of Ovonic Research   
5. Iqbal, M., Jawad, M., Jaffery, M. H., Akhtar, S., Rafiq, M. N., Qureshi, Nawaz, R (2021), "Neural Networks Based Shunt Hybrid Active Power Filter for Harmonic Elimination", IEEE Access   
6. Kashif Nazar, Mujtaba HassanJaffery, ImranShakir, AtifNazar, RizwanRaza (2020), "Design of 1 kW high temperature PEM fuel cell system and performance analysis under different operating conditions ", Current Applied Physics   
7. A. Rafique,M. H. Jaffery, A. Ali,M. R.Naqvi, I. Shakir,M. Ehsan, D. Ahmad, M. A. Babar1, R. Raza (2020), "Design and Modeling of a Fuel Cell System Using Biomass Feedstock as a Biofuel ", Fuel Cells   
8. Jawad Hussain, Rashid Ali, Majid Niaz Akhtar, Mujtaba Hussain Jaffery, Imran Shakir, Rizwan Razaa (2020), "Modeling and simulation of planar SOFC to study the electrochemical Properties ", Current Applied Physics   
9. Muhammad Umair Safder ,Syed Tahir Hussain Rizvi,Yongqing Meng ,Muhammad Yaqoob Javed1,Mujtaba Hussain Jaffery and M Sarmad Hassan (2020), "Low-Frequency AC Power Transmission and Distribution for Subsea Application Using Hexverter", Electronics   
10. Iqra Jawaid Muhammad Yaqoob Javed Mujtaba H. Jaffery Aftab Akram Umair Safder Sarmad Hassan (2018), "Robotic system education for young children by collaborative-project-based learning", Computer Application Engineering Education   
11. Zhaoxia duan, Imran ghous, Jahanzeb akhtar, Khurram ali, and Mujtaba Hussain Jaffery (2018), "Robust L2-L filter design for uncertain 2-D continuous nonlinear delayed systems with saturation", IEEE Access   
12. M. Shahzad Khurram Mujtaba Hussain Jaffery (2017), "Development of a Temperature Programmed Identification Technique to Characterize the Organic Sulphur Functional Groups in Coal", Energies , Vol: 10, Issue: 2, Impact Factor: 2.07   
13. Athar Haif, S. M. Nawazish Ali, A. I. Bhatti, Qadeer Ahad, Mujtaba H Jaffery (2016), "Effect of Variation in Rotor Resistance on the Dynamic Performance of Induction Motor", Chinese Control Conference (CCC 2016) China , pp: 433-438, Vol: 25, Issue: 3   
14. Mujtaba H. Jaffery, Leo Shead, Jason L. Forshaw, Vaios J. Lappas (2013), "• Experimental quadrotor flight performance using computationally efficient and recursively feasible linear model predictive control", International Journal of Control, Standard: 10.1080/00207179.2013.804256, Impact Factor: 1.08   
15. Mujtaba H Jaffery, Subhan Khan, Athar hanif (2011), "Teaching Tool for Control Systems Laboratory using Quadrotor as a Plant in MATLAB", IEEE Transactions on Education , pp: 483, Vol: 25, Issue: 1, Standard: 1, Impact Factor: 1.33   
Conference Papers:
1. Athar Haif, S. M. Nawazish Ali, A. I. Bhatti, Qadeer Ahad, Mujtaba H Jaffery (2016) "Effect of Variation in Rotor Resistance on the Dynamic Performance of Induction Motor", Chinese Control Conference (CCC 2016) China , pp: 1, Vol: 1, Issue: 1, Standard: 1   
2. Mujtaba Hussain Jaffery (2007) "Navigation Test bed for Model RC Hovercraft, Conference", IEEE INMIC 2007, Standard: 1-4244-1552-7   
3. Mujtaba Hussain Jaffery (2007) "Wireless Controlled Laser Tracking based Hovering mine detector ", IEEE INMIC , Standard: 1-4244-1552-7   
4. Mujtaba Hussain Jaffery (2005) "RF controlled GPS based hovering mine detector Conference", IEEE INMIC 2005, Standard: : 0-7803-9429-1   


Surrey Space Center, University of Surrey, UK
Oct 2008 to Oct 2011
MS Control Systems
University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Sep 2005 to Oct 2007
BS Electrical Engineering
University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
Jan 2001 to Dec 2004


Assistant Professor
Electrical Engineering Department, COMSATS Lahore
Feb 2012 to Date
Electrical Engineering Department, COMSATS Lahore
Mar 2005 to Sep 2008

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