Profile

Dr. Muhammad Aizzat Zakaria is a senior lecturer at Universiti Malaysia Pahang. His current research focuses on the area of intelligent vehicle navigation. He has worked on the intelligent mobile robot system on the autonomous vehicle. He is also interested in working with robotic system modelling and mechatronic system for robotic intelligent control applications.


Experiences

Senior Lecturer

2015 - Present
Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang


Process R&D Engineer

2010 - 2012
Intel Microelectronics Sdn Bhd, Bayan Lepas Penang


Projects

Below is the list of projects that he is currently working:

UIC180801 (Project Leader) -  (Industrial Grant) Pen Batches Localisation using RFID
RDU170731 (Project Leader) - Active Stability Control Model of Lateral Vehicle Dynamics to Improve Vehicle Comfort Level
RDU160343 (Project Leader) - The development of intelligent drive system for trajectory tracking applications (Completed: 24/5/2018)

RDU160375 (Member) - The Development of an Intelligent Hybrid Active Force Controller for Upper-Limb Exoskeleton
RDU1603109 (Member) - An Intelligent Robust Control of Wheeled Mobile Robot in Restricted Environment using Active Force Control and Resolved Acceleration Control
RDU170387 (Member) - Development of Effective Decision Making for Remanufacturing Automotive Components
RDU1703217 (Member) - Improving the Maneuverability of Electric Vehicle with Four In-Wheel Motors and Mecanum Wheels 
RDU1703191 (Member) - Simulation of Assistive Grouser Mechanism for use on Lightweight Wheeled Robot for Traversing on Unconsolidated Soft Sand Inclines 
RDU1703159 (Member) - Vehicle Locator System for Multi-Storage Car Park Management
RDU1703136 (Member) - Control Scheme for Vehicle Steering by Wire (VSBW) System
RDU1603106 (Member) - Design of Protective Headgear for Soccer Players through Experimental and Computational Analysis
RDU160343 (Member) - The Development of an Intelligent Hybrid Active Force Controller for Upper-Limb Exoskeleton

Selected Publications

Zakaria, M. A. , Zamzuri, H., Mamat, R., & Mazlan, S. A. (2013). A path tracking algorithm using future prediction control with spike detection for an autonomous vehicle robot. International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 10.

Hamid, Umar Zakir Abdul, Mohd Hatta Mohammed Ariff, Hairi Zamzuri, Yuichi Saito, Muhammad Aizzat Zakaria, Mohd Azizi Abdul Rahman, and Pongsathorn Raksincharoensak. "Piecewise Trajectory Replanner for Highway Collision Avoidance Systems with Safe-Distance Based Threat Assessment Strategy and Nonlinear Model Predictive Control." Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems (2017): 1-23.

Hamid, U. Z. A., Zakuan, F. R. A., Zulkepli, K. A., Azmi, M. Z., Zamzuri, H., Rahman, M. A. A., & Zakaria, M. A. (2017, December). Autonomous emergency braking system with potential field risk assessment for frontal collision mitigation. In Systems, Process and Control (ICSPC), 2017 IEEE Conference on (pp. 71-76). IEEE.

Zakaria, M. A. , Zamzuri, H., Mazlan, S. A., & Zainal, S. M. H. F. (2012). Vehicle Path Tracking Using Future Prediction Steering Control. Procedia Engineering, 41, 473-479.

Zakaria, M. A. , Zamzuri, H., & Mazlan, S. A. (2016, February). Dynamic Curvature Steering Control for Autonomous Vehicle: Performance Analysis. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 114, No. 1, p. 012149). IOP Publishing.

Zakaria, M. A. , Zamzuri, H., Mamat, R., Mazlan, S. A., Rahman, M. A. A., & Rahman, A. H. A. (2014, November). Dynamic curvature path tracking control for autonomous vehicle: Experimental results. In 2014 International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo (ICCVE) (pp. 264-269). IEEE.

Zakaria, M. A. ., Zamzuri, H., Mamat, R., & Mazlan, S. A. (2014). Optimized Potential Radius Reference Generator Algorithm for Autonomous Vehicle Controller Development. Applied Mechanics & Materials, (663).

Rahman, A. H. A., Zamzuri, H., Mazlan, S. A., Rahman, M. A. A., & Zakaria, M. A. . (2014, November). Tracking uncertain moving objects using dynamic track management in Multiple Hypothesis Tracking. In 2014 International Conference on Connected Vehicles and Expo (ICCVE) (pp. 345-350). IEEE.

Fahami, S. M. H., Zamzuri, H., Mazlan, S. A., & Zakaria, M. A. . (2012, June). Modeling and simulation of vehicle steer by wire system. In 2012 IEEE Symposium on Humanities, Science and Engineering Research (pp. 765-770). IEEE.

K Baarath, Zakaria, M. A. , MV Suparmaniam, (2016, June). Platooning strategy of mobile robot: simulation and experiment. International Conference on Automotive Innovation Green Energy Vehicle AIGEV 2016.

Nabil Zhafri Mohd Nasir, Zakaria, M. A. , Saifudin Razali, (2016, June). Autonomous mobile robot localization using Kalman filter. International Conference on Automotive Innovation Green Energy Vehicle AIGEV 2016.

Majeed, A. P. P. A., Taha, Z., Abidin, A. F. Z., Zakaria, M. A., Khairuddina, I. M., Razman, M. A. M., & Mohamed, Z. (2017). The Control of a Lower Limb Exoskeleton for Gait Rehabilitation: A Hybrid Active Force Control Approach. Procedia Computer Science105, 183-190.

Zakaria, M. A., Majeed, A. A., Khairuddin, I. M., & Taha, Z. (2016, September). Kinematics Analysis of a 3DoF Lower Limb Exoskeleton for Gait Rehabilitation: A Preliminary Investigation. In International Conference on Movement, Health and Exercise (pp. 168-172). Springer, Singapore.

Zakaria, M. A., Majeed, A. P. P. A., Taha, Z., Alim, M. M., & Baarath, K. (2018, March). Forward and Inverse Predictive Model for the Trajectory Tracking Control of a Lower Limb Exoskeleton for Gait Rehabilitation: Simulation modelling analysis. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 319, No. 1, p. 012052). IOP Publishing.

Taha Z, Musa RM, Majeed AA, Abdullah MR, Zakaria MA, Alim MM, Jizat JA, Ibrahim MF (2018, March). The identification of high potential archers based on relative psychological coping skills variables: A Support Vector Machine approach. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 319, No. 1, p. 012027). IOP Publishing.

Full list of publications can be accessed at Google Scholar: Click here to go to MA Zakaria's Google Scholar.

Subjects Teaching

Below is the list of subjects that he has been teaching:

BFM4503 - Robotics for Engineers (2018-now)
BFM45XX - Autonomous Robotics System (2018-now)
BFM3303 - Electrical Drive System (2015-2018)
BHM3303 - Programmable Logic Controller (2015)
BFM4902 - Final Year Project 1 Coordinator (2016-2017)
BFM4914 - Final Year Project 2 Coordinator (2016-2017)

Profesional Activities and Recognition

  • Registered engineer with Board of Engineer Malaysia (registration number: 79744A)
  • Silver Medal,  CITREX 2018 Research Exhibition, The development of the upper limb rehabilitation device (Student's supervision), 2018
  • Silver Medal, AINEX 2017 Research Exhibition, Minimalist Robotic Kit for Primary School Education (Student's supervision), 2017
  • Silver Medal, CITREX 2017 Research Exhibition, AGV Localization using Landmark Prediction Model, 2017
  • Silver Medal, CITREX 2017 Research Exhibition, Interactive Low Cost Robotic Education Kit for Primary School Teaching and Learning, 2017
  • Silver Medal, i-FINOG 2016 Research Exhibition, Solar Powered Intelligent Green Car Cooling System (Student's supervision), 2016
  • Vice Chancellor Award, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia 2010
  • Dean List Award (Semester 1 - Semester 8 with cumulative pointer 3.89/4.00) , Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2006 - 2010 
  • Gold Medal, INATEX UTM Research Competition, . Intelligent Wheelchair Control project, 2009
  • Gold Medal, MTE Research Competition, . Intelligent Wheelchair Control project, 2009
  • Silver Medal, MTE Research Competition, . Intelligent Urban Shuttle project, 2013
  • Bronze Medal, INATEX  UTM Research Competition,  Intelligent Personal Autonomous Compact Transit System project, 2013

Management

  • Smart Campus Initiative Committee, Universiti Malaysia Pahang 2018 - now
  • Organising Chair, The 6th International Conference on Robot Intelligence and Technology Applications (RITA 2018) conference jointly organized with Korea Robotics Soceity and Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 2018. 
  • Co-editor for Intelligent Manufacturing & Mechatronics book by Springer, 2018
  • Publication committee for iCITES 2018 Conference, 2018
  • Academic Quality coordinator Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 2018 - now
  • Final Year Project coordinator, 2015-2017
  • Promotion coordinator Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 2015