Engr. Dr. Rana Javed Masood

Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering


Engr. Dr. Rana Javed Masood is an accomplished Assistant Professor at UIT University (UITU), bringing over twelve years of diverse experience across various organizations. Before joining UITU, he served as a Lab Engineer at the NFC Institute of Engineering and Technology in Multan, Pakistan. Dr. Masood holds a Ph.D. in Control Theory and Engineering, which he earned from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in Nanjing, China. He also completed his Master's in Engineering in Industrial Control and Automation from Hamdard University in Karachi, Pakistan, and obtained his undergraduate degree in Electronics Engineering from Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology in Karachi.

Dr. Masood is an active member of the Pakistan Engineering Council and the Association of Engineers. His commitment to professional development is evident in his participation in numerous training programs and workshops. He has attended events covering a wide range of topics, including MATLAB, Simulink, academic online events, hardware-in-loop testing, and various seminars and lectures on topics related to control systems and automation.

In terms of research, Dr. Masood has a robust background in control theory and engineering. His research interests span areas such as model-free adaptive control, virtual reference feedback tuning, and industrial automation and control systems. He has contributed to various publications, including articles in reputable journals like Science China Technological Sciences, Sensors, and Measurement and Control, among others. His research work reflects his dedication to advancing the field of control theory and its applications. Dr. Masood's achievements include receiving the Ignite FYP Grant for a project on "Automatic Solar Panel Lamination and Characteristics" and being recognized as the Most Innovative Design Award recipient at an International Aerial Robotics Competition. His impressive academic and research journey makes him a valuable asset to UIT University's faculty.

  • Bai, TingTing, DaoBo Wang, and Rana Javed Masood. "Formation control of quad-rotor UAV via PIO." Science China Technological Sciences 65.2 (2022): 432-439. [SCI-Expended] (https://doi.org/10.3390/s21113820) Impact factor 3.903
  • Ali, Zain Anwar, Zhangang Han, and Rana Javed Masood. "Collective motion and self-organization of a swarm of UAVs: A cluster-based architecture." Sensors 21.11 (2021): 3820. [SCI-Expended] (https://doi.org/10.3390/s21113820) Impact factor 3.84
  • Sajid, A., Usman, N., Khan, I., Usman, Rana Javed Masood “Artificial Intelligence based rule base fire engine testing model for congestion handling in opportunistic networks." Measurement and Control 53.9-10 (2020): 1841-1850. [SCI-Expended] (https://doi.org/10.1177/0020294020944965) Impact factor 1.64
  • Rana Javed Masood, DaoBo Wang, Zain Anwar Ali and Muhammad Anwar. “Adaptive hybrid control scheme for controlling the position of coaxial tri-rotor UAS”. Intelligent automation & soft computing. [SCI-Expended] (DOI:10.31209/2018.100000009) Impact factor 3.4
  • Rana Javed Masood, DaoBo Wang, Muhammad Farhan. Adaptive VRFT based on MFAC for speed control of PMDC motor. The journal of Control and Intelligent Systems. Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 59-66, 2017. [EI-Compendex (JA), ESCI] (DOI: 10.2316/Journal.201.2017.2.201-2775).
  • Rana Javed Masood, DaoBo Wang, Zain Anwar Ali, and Babar Khan. "DDC Control Techniques for Three-Phase BLDC Motor Position Control." Algorithms 10, no. 4 (2017): 110. [EI-Compendex (JA)] (DOI: 10.3390/a10040110).
  • Rana Javed Masood and W. Jian-Hong. Interior point algorithm for Multi-UAVs formation autonomous reconfiguration. Journal of Control Science and Engineering, vol. 2016, pp. 1–9, 2016. [EI-Compendex (JA)] (DOI: 10.1155/2016/9095372).
  • Rana Javed Masood, DaoBo Wang, Z. A. Ali, S. Masroor, and M. S. Loya. Implementation and testing of autonomous Quad-Rotor aerial vehicle by using Ardu-Pilot. International Journal of Information and Electronics Engineering, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 123–129, 2016. [EI-Inspec, SCI (JA)] (DOI: 10.18178/ijiee.2016.6.2.608).
  • Rana Javed Masood, DaoBo Wang, Z. A. Ali, "Motion simulation table control using Improved ZPETC Approach" International Journal of Control and Automation 10, no. 4 (2017): 71-84. [Journal Article (JA)] (https://doi.org/10.14257/ijca.2017.10.4.07).
  • Rana Javed Masood, DaoBo Wang, Z. A. Ali. MFAC based SMC combine algorithm for the stability of PMDC motor. International Journal of Hybrid Information Technology. Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 15–28, 2017. [Conference, Published in Journal (JA)].
  • Khan, Babar, Zhijie Wang, Fang Han, Ather Iqbal, and Rana Javed Masood. "Fabric Weave Pattern and Yarn Color Recognition and Classification Using a Deep ELM Network." Algorithms 10, no. 4 (2017): 117. [EI-Compendex (JA)] (DOI:10.3390/a10040117).
  • B. Khan, F. Han, Z. Wang, and Rana Javed Masood. Bio-inspired approach to invariant recognition and classification of fabric weave patterns and yarn color. Assembly Automation, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 152–158, Apr. 2016. [SCI-Expended (JA)] (DOI: 10.1108/AA-11-2015-100). Impact factor 2.2
  • Z. A. Ali, DaoBo Wang, Rana Javed Masood, and A. Akbar. Modeling & controlling the dynamics of Tri-rotor UAV using robust RST controller with MRAC Adaptive algorithm. International Journal of Control and Automation, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 61–76, Mar. 2016. [EI-Compendex (JA)] (DOI: 10.14257/ijca.2016.9.3.07).
  • Manzoor, Muhammad Farhan, Qinghe Wu, and Rana Javed Masood. Stability, Trajectory Following and Formation Control of Wheel Mobile Robot. Open Automation and Control Systems Journal 6 (2014): 1798-1809. [EI-Compendex (JA)] (DOI: 10.2174/1874444301406011798).
  • Manzoor, M.F., Wu, Q. and Rana Javed Masood, 2015, June. Coordination Control of Wheeled Mobile Robot Using MPC. In Computational Intelligence, Communication Systems and Networks (CICSyN), 2015 7th International Conference on (pp. 241-246). IEEE. (EI-Conference) (DOI: 10.1109/CICSyN.2015.49).
  • Shouzhao, S., Chenwu, S., Haibin, D., Farooq, F. and Rana Javed Masood, 2014, July. Strong adaptive attitude tracking controller design with dual-model structure for unmanned helicopter. In Control Conference (CCC), 2014 33rd Chinese (pp. 162-167). IEEE. (EI-Conference) (DOI: 10.1109/ChiCC.2014.6896615).

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