Ali Karimoddini


Ali Karimoddini
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College of Engineering

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Martin Complex 222
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, and Computer Science. Dr. Karimoddini is the Director of CR2C2 Regional University Transportation Center (UTC), NC-CAV Center of Excellence on Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Technology and the Autonomous Cooperative Control of Emergent Systems of Systems (ACCESS) Lab. He has received over $55 million in grants and contracts from federal funding agencies and industrial partners as the PI or Co-PI to research the development of autonomous vehicles and their applications. He is the recipient of the NC A&T 2015 Rookie of the year and 2019 and 2021 Interdisciplinary Research Award. He is also a senior member of IEEE.

Research Interests

Smart Transportation; Connected Autonomous Vehicles; Cyber-physical Systems; Control and Robotics; Reliable and fault-tolerant control systems; Human-machine interactions; Multi-agent systems; Infrastructure Inspection; Smart Agriculture; Robotic swarms; Aerial robotics; Self-driving cars; Testing and Evaluation

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Recent Publications

  • M. Khaleghi, M. Barkhordari Yazdi, Ali Karimoddini (2022). (A communication protocol for decentralized fault diagnosis of discrete event systems). 46, pp. 589–600. Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Electrical Engineering.
  • W. Bates, Ali Karimoddini, M. Karimadini (2022). (A Learning-based Approach for Diagnosis and Diagnosability of Initially Unknown Discrete Event Systems). IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems.
  • Ali Karimoddini, Milad khaleghi, Mojtaba Barkhordari Yazdi, Malihe M. Farsangi (2022). (An inferencing structure for MPO-based decentralized dynamic fault diagnosis). (2) 16, pp. 182-191 . IET Control Theory & Applications.
  • T. Tadewos, L. Shamgah, Ali Karimoddini (2022). (Automatic Decentralized Tasking and Coordination of Autonomous Vehicles). Knowledge-Based Systems.
  • Ali Karimoddini, Mubbashar A. Khan, Solomon , Mike , Ethan , Abdollah Homaifar, (2022). (Automatic Test and Evaluation of Autonomous Systems). 10, pp. 72227-72238. IEEE Access.
  • Leila Hashemi-Beni, A. Gebrehiwot, Ali Karimoddini, Abolghasem Shahbazi, F. Dorbu (2022). (Deep Convolutional Neural Networks for Weeds and Crops Discrimination from UAS Imagery). 3, Frontiers in Remote Sensing, section Unmanned Aerial Systems .
  • A. Hailemichael, Ali Karimoddini, M. Jamshidi (2022). (Development of a Robust Interval Type-2 TSK Fuzzy Logic Controlled UAV Platform). Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems.
  • Ali Karimoddini, A. Hailemichael, M. Jamshidi (2022). (FLC-ROS: A Generic and Configurable ROS Package for Developing Fuzzy Logic Controllers). (6) 42, pp. 4891-4906. Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems.
  • M. Islam, A. Newaz, Ali Karimoddini (2022). (Pedestrian Detection for Autonomous Cars: Inference Fusion of Deep Neural Networks). (12) 23, pp. 23358-23368. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.
  • L. Shamgah, T. Tadewos, A. Newaz, Ali Karimoddini, Albert Esterline (2022). (Reactive Planning and Control in Dynamic Adversarial Environments). pp. 1-17. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.
  • Tadewos G. Tadewosa, Abdullah Al Redwan Newaz, Ali Karimoddini (2022). (Specification-guided Behavior Tree Synthesis and Execution). 201, pp. 117022. Expert Systems with Applications.
  • Md Khurram Monir Rabby, Ali Karimoddini, Mubbashar Altaf Khan, Steven Jiang (2021). (A Learning-based Adjustable Autonomy Framework for Human-Robot Collaboration). (9) 18, pp. 6171 - 6180. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics .
  • Laya Shamgah, Tadewos G. Tadewos, Ali Karimoddini (2021). (On the Design of Smooth Hybrid Controllers for a Class of Non-linear Systems). (19) 14, pp. 3251 – 3259. IET Control Theory & Applications.
  • Tauhidul Alam, Abdullah Al Redwan Newaz, Leonardo Bobadilla, Wesam H Alsabban, Ryan N Smith, Ali Karimoddini (2021). (Towards Energy-Aware Feedback Planning for Long-Range Autonomous Underwater Vehicles). (19) 14, pp. 3251 – 3259. Frontiers in Robotics and AI.
  • Freda Dorbu, Leila Hashemi-Beni, Ali Karimoddini, Abolghasem Shahbazi (2021). (UAV Remote Sensing Assessment of Crop Growth). (12) 87, pp. 891-899. Journal of Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing.
  • Abdollah Homaifar, Ali Karimoddini, Mike Heiges, Mubbashar Khan, Berat Erol, Shabnam Nazmi (2020). (A Software Tool for Evaluating Unmanned Autonomous Systems). (3) 41, pp. 188-195. The ITEA Journal of Test and Evaluation.
  • A. Hailemichael, S.M. salaken, Ali Karimoddini, Abdollah Homaifar, A. Khosravi, S. Nahavandi (2020). (Developing a Computationally Effective Interval Type-2 TSK Fuzzy Logic Controller). (2) 38, pp. 1915-1928. Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems.
  • A. White, Ali Karimoddini (2020). (Event-based Diagnosis of Flight Maneuvers of a Fixed-wing Aircraft). 193, pp. 106609. Elsevier Journal of Reliability Engineering and System Safety.
  • A. Girma , N Bahadori, M. Sarkar, T. Tadewos, M. Behiapoor, Mahmoud Mahmoud, Ali Karimoddini, Abdollah Homaifar (2020). (IoT-enabled Autonomous System Collaboration for Disaster-Area Management). (5) 7, pp. 1249-1262. IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica.
  • W. Bates, Ali Karimoddini, M. Karimadini (2020). (Learning a Partially-Known Discrete Event System). pp. 61806 - 61816. Journal of IEEE ACCESS.
  • A. White, Ali Karimoddini, M Karimadini (2020). (Resilient Fault Diagnosis under Imperfect Observations-A Need for Industry 4.0 Era). (5) 7, pp. 1279-1288. IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica.
  • Alejandro White , Ali Karimoddini, Rong Su (2019). (Fault Diagnosis of Discrete Event Systems under Unknown Initial Conditions). (12) 64, pp. 5246 - 5252. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.
  • N. Namvar, Abdollah Homaifar, Ali Karimoddini, B. Maham (2019). (Heterogeneous UAV Cells: An Effective Resource Allocation Scheme for Maximum Coverage Performance). 7, pp. 164708 - 164719. IEEE Access.
  • M Karimadini, H Lin, Ali Karimoddini (2016). (Cooperative Tasking for Deterministic Specification Automata). (6) 8, pp. 2078-2087. Asian Journal of Control.
  • Joy Larvie, Mohammed Sefidmazgi, Abdollah Homaifar, Scott Harrison, Ali Karimoddini, Anthony Guiseppi-Elie (2016). (Stable Gene Regulatory Network Modeling From Steady-State Data). In Aldo R. Boccaccini, (12) 3, pp. 15. Bioengineering.
  • Ali Karimoddini, Hai Lin (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 (2014). (Hierarchical Hybrid Modelling and Control of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). (9) 87, pp. 1779-1793. International Journal of Control.
  • Ali Karimoddini, Hai Lin, Ben Chen, T.H. Lee (2013). (A Bumpless Hybrid Supervisory Control Mechanism for the Formation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). (6) 23, pp. 677-688. Mechatronics.
  • Ali Karimoddini, Lin Hai, Ben Chen, T.H. Lee (2013). (Hybrid three-dimensional formation control for unmanned helicopters). (2) 49, pp. 424-433. Automatica.
  • Ali Karimoddini (2011). (Hybrid Formation Control of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). (5) 21, pp. 886-898. Mechatronics.
  • A. Davari, M. H. Marhaban, S. Bahari M. Noor, M. Karimadini, Ali Karimoddini (2011). (Parameter Estimation of K-distributed Sea Clutter Based on Fuzzy Inference and Gustafson-Kessel Clustering). (1) 163, pp. 45-53. Fuzzy Sets and Systems.