Mouhacine Benosman

Mouhacine Benosman
  • Biography

    Before coming to MERL in 2010, Mouhacine worked at universities in La Sapienza Rome, Italy, Reims University, France and Strathclyde University, Scotland before spending 5 years as a Research Scientist with the Temasek Laboratories at the National University of Singapore. His research interests include modeling and control of flexible systems, non-linear robust and fault tolerant control, vibration suppression in industrial systems, multi-agent control with applications to smart-grid, and learning and adaptive control for nonlinear systems. Mouhacine has published more than 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference papers, and has more than 15 patents in the field of mechatronics systems control. He is a senior member of the IEEE and an Associate Editor of the Control System Society Conference Editorial Board.

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  • Internships with Mouhacine

    • DA1290: 3D SLAM and Machine Learning for Drones

      MERL is seeking a motivated and qualified individual to conduct research in 3D SLAM and deep learning for drone applications. The ideal candidate should have solid background in 3D SLAM. Knowledge of deep learning algorithms and experience working with drone testbeds is a plus. Publication of the results produced during the internship is anticipated. Duration of the internship is expected to be 3 months. Start date is flexible.

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  • Videos

  • MERL Issued Patents

    • Title: "System and Method for Controlling Operations of Air-Conditioning System"
      Inventors: Boufounos, Petros T.; Kramer, Boris; Grover, Piyush; Benosman, Mouhacine
      Patent No.: 10,145,576
      Issue Date: Dec 4, 2018
    • Title: "System and Method for Controlling Outputs of Photovoltaic System"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine; Wei, Chun
      Patent No.: 10,044,193
      Issue Date: Aug 7, 2018
    • Title: "System and Method for Controlling Operations of Air-Conditioning System"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine; Boufounos, Petros T.; Kramer, Boris; Grover, Piyush
      Patent No.: 9,976,765
      Issue Date: May 22, 2018
    • Title: "Model Predictive Control with Uncertainties"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine; Di Cairano, Stefano
      Patent No.: 9,897,984
      Issue Date: Feb 20, 2018
    • Title: "Method and System for Segmenting Pedestrian Flows in Videos"
      Inventors: Mansour, Hassan; Dicle, Caglayan; Tian, Dong; Benosman, Mouhacine; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 9,892,520
      Issue Date: Feb 13, 2018
    • Title: "Semi-Active Feedback Control of Sway of Cables in Elevator System"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine
      Patent No.: 9,875,217
      Issue Date: Jan 23, 2018
    • Title: "Controlling Sway of Elevator Cable Connected to Elevator Car"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine; Nakazawa, Daisuke; Watanabe, Seiji; Fukui, Daiki
      Patent No.: 9,862,570
      Issue Date: Jan 9, 2018
    • Title: "Method and System for Segmenting Pedestrian Flows in Videos"
      Inventors: Mansour, Hassan; Dicle, Caglayan; Tian, Dong; Benosman, Mouhacine; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 9,600,896
      Issue Date: Mar 21, 2017
    • Title: "Controlling Sway of Elevator Rope Using Movement of Elevator Car"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine; Fukui, Daiki; Watanabe, Seiji; Nakazawa, Daisuke
      Patent No.: 9,475,674
      Issue Date: Oct 25, 2016
    • Title: "Semi-Active Feedback Control of Elevator Rope Sway"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine
      Patent No.: 9,434,577
      Issue Date: Sep 6, 2016
    • Title: "Finite Time Power Control for Smart-Grid Distributed System"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine; Polymeneas, Evangelos
      Patent No.: 9,419,437
      Issue Date: Aug 16, 2016
    • Title: "Method and System for Controlling Sway of Ropes in Elevator Systems by Modulating Tension on the Ropes"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine
      Patent No.: 9,278,829
      Issue Date: Mar 8, 2016
    • Title: "Elevator Rope Sway and Disturbance Estimation"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine
      Patent No.: 9,242,838
      Issue Date: Jan 26, 2016
    • Title: "Distributed Path Planning for Mobile Sensors"
      Inventors: Boufounos, Petros T.; Benosman, Mouhacine
      Patent No.: 9,218,646
      Issue Date: Dec 22, 2015
    • Title: "Model-Based Learning Control"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine
      Patent No.: 9,182,753
      Issue Date: Nov 10, 2015
    • Title: "Elevator Rope Sway Estimation"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine; Bortoff, Scott A.
      Patent No.: 9,096,411
      Issue Date: Aug 4, 2015
    • Title: "Elevator Rope Sway Estimation"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine; Bortoff, Scott A.
      Patent No.: 9,045,313
      Issue Date: Jun 2, 2015
    • Title: "System and Method for Controlling Actuators"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine; Atinc, Gokkan
      Patent No.: 8,860,352
      Issue Date: Oct 14, 2014
    • Title: "Controller for Reducing Vibrations in Mechanical Systems"
      Inventors: Benosman, Mouhacine; Shilpiekandula, Vijay; Bortoff, Scott A.
      Patent No.: 8,855,826
      Issue Date: Oct 7, 2014
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