Dr. Iqbal is an academically sophisticated professional with pioneering career reflecting strong technical expertise flavored with intensive professional teaching and industrial research experience of over two decades. Currently, he is looking after Mechatronics and Robotics programme.
His research interests include Robotics, Mechatronics and Control Systems. Summary of his profile is mentioned below:
Keynote Speeches: ICCEES 2021, ICoMST 2021, HORA 2019, WFAR 2016
Peer-reviewed Publications: 2 Books + 3 Book Chapters + 78 Journal + 45 Conference papers (mostly IEEE)
No. of Citations: 3015 (Google Scholar)
(1) “Prospective opportunities and challenges of robotics in KSA – An investigational study to achieve strategic objectives of Vision 2030”, Deanship of Scientific Research (DSR) grant, University of Jeddah (UJ), KSA (PI, £2K, Project completed)
(2) “Unleashing the potential of Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) in oil and gas sector for infrastructure monitoring and fault analysis”, DSR grant, UJ, KSA (Co-PI, £17K, Project in progress)
(3) “First Aid - Unmanned Aircraft System (FA-UAS)”, International Collaboration for Logistics Program, DSR grant, UJ, KSA (International Consultant, £18K, Project in progress)
(4) “RoboPLEF - Robotics-inspired Practical LEarning Framework”, Ferens Education Trust (FET), UK (Role: PI, Amount: £5K, Status: Project in progress)
Dr. Iqbal is a Fellow of Advanced HE and a Senior member of IEEE. He is a Guest Editor of 'Electronics', an Associate Editor of IEEE Access, an Academic Editor of 'BioMed Research International' and 'PLOS One' and an Editorial Board Member of 'Maejo International Journal of Science and Technology' and 'Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research'. Moreover, he is a TPC member of various reputed international conferences.