Ali Karimoddini

Associate Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
McNair Hall 524
Ph.D. / National University of Singapore
OtherInstruments and Automation Engineering / Petroleum University of Technology
OtherElectrical Engineering-Electronics / Amirkabir University of Technology


Dr. Karimoddini is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University. His teaching and research interests cover a variety of problems at the intersection of Control, Communication, Computer Science and Life Science. Dr. Karimoddini is the director of Autonomous Cooperative Control of Emergent Systems of Systems (ACCESS) Lab and the deputy director and research thrust leader of TECHLAV, the DoD Center of Excellence in Autonomy. He is the recipient of the NC A&T 2015 Rookie of the year. He is also a senior member of IEEE, and a member of AIAA, ISA, and AHS.

Research Interests

"Control of autonomous vehicles", "Testing and evaluation", "Cyber-physical systems", "Smart Agriculture", "Robotics", "Flight control systems", "Fault tolerant control", "Smart Transportation Systems", "Smart Grids", "Optimization and optimal control", "Distributed systems", "Decentralized supervisory control", "Discrete event systems", "Decision making", "Cooperative control", "Multi agent systems"

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Recent Publications

  • Joy Larvie, Mohammed Sefidmazgi, Abdollah Homaifar, Scott Harrison, Ali Karimoddini, Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, Abdollah Homaifar, Joy Larvie, Ali Karimoddini, Scott Harrison (2016). (Stable Gene Regulatory Network Modeling From Steady-State Data). In Aldo R. Boccaccini, (12) 3, pp. 15 ). Bioengineering.
  • M Karimadini, H Lin, Ali Karimoddini, Ali Karimoddini, M Karimadini (2016). (Cooperative Tasking for Deterministic Specification Automata). (6) 8, pp. 2078-2087 ). Asian Journal of Control.
  • Ali Karimoddini, Hai Lin, Hai Lin, Ali Karimoddini (2015). (Hierarchical Hybrid Symbolic Robot Motion Planning and Control). (1) 17, pp. 23-33 ). Asian Journal of Control.
  • Ali Karimoddini, Hai Lin, Ben Chen, T.H. Lee, Ali Karimoddini, Hai Lin (2014). (Hierarchical Hybrid Modelling and Control of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). (9) 87, pp. 1779-1793 ). International Journal of Control.
  • Ali Karimoddini, Lin Hai, Ben Chen, T.H. Lee, Ali Karimoddini, Lin Hai (2013). (Hybrid three-dimensional formation control for unmanned helicopters). (2) 49, pp. 424-433 ). Automatica.
  • Ali Karimoddini, Hai Lin, Ben Chen, T.H. Lee, Hai Lin, Ali Karimoddini (2013). (A Bumpless Hybrid Supervisory Control Mechanism for the Formation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). (6) 23, pp. 677-688 ). Mechatronics.