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Refereed Journal Publications
  1. S. N. S. Salim, M. F. Rahmat,, A. ‘A. M. Faudzi, Z. H. Ismail, N. H Sunar, S. A. Samsudin, "Robust Control Strategy for Pneumatic Drive System via Enhanced Nonlinear PID Controller", International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE), Vol. 4(5), October 2014, pp. 658-667.
  2. M. F. Rahmat, S. N. S. Salim, A. ‘A. M. Faudzi and Z. H. Ismail, "Position Control of Pneumatic Actuator using Enhancement NPID Controller Base on Characteristic of Rate Variation Nonlinear Gain", The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2014, Vol. 75(1-4), pp 181-195. Impact factor = 1.779.
  3. Z. H. Ismail, A. ‘A. M. Faudzi and M. W. Dunnigan, "Fault-Tolerant Region Based Control of an Underwater Vehicle with Kinematically Redundant Thrusters", Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2014 (2014), pp. 1-12. Impact factor = 1.383.  
  4. M. F. Rahmat, S. N. S. Salim, A. ‘A. M. Faudzi, Z. H. Ismail and N. H. Sunar, "Position Control of Pneumatic Actuator using Self-Regulation Nonlinear PID (SN-PID)", Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2014 (2014), pp. 1-12. Impact factor = 1.383.  
  5. N. H. Sunar, M. F. Rahmat, Z. H. Ismail, A. ‘A. M. Faudzi and S. N. S. Salim, "Model Identification and Controller Design for an Electro-Pneumatic Actuator System with Dead Zone Compensation", International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent System, Vol. 7(2), June 2014, pp. 798-819.  

  6. B. H. Dinh, M. W. Dunnigan, and Z. H. Ismail, "A Radial Basis Function Network Approach to Approximate the Inverse Kinematics of a Robotic System", International Journal of Modelling and Identification and Control, 2014, Vol. 21(2), pp. 113-124
  7. M. Pashna, R. Yusof and Z. H. Ismail, “Numerical Modeling of the Oil Spill Trajectory and Real-Time Tracking Using Intelligent Swarm Robots", Applied Mechanics and Materials, 2013, Vol. 446 - 447, pp. 1261-1265.

  8. Z. H. Ismail
     and M. W. Dunnigan, “
    Nonlinear H-Infinity Optimal Control Scheme for an Underwater Vehicle with Regional Function Formulation", Journal of Applied Mathematics, 2013, Vol. 2013, pp. 1-7Impact factor: 0.834

  9. Z. H. Ismail, B. M. Mokhar, "Adaptive Tracking Control Scheme for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Subject to a Union of Boundaries", Indian Journal of Marine Science (IJMS), Vol. 42(8), 2013, pp. 1-7. Impact factor: 0.563 
  10. Z. H. Ismail, “Tracking Control Scheme for Multiple Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Subject to Union of Boundaries”, Procedia Engineering, 2012, Vol. 41, pp.1176 – 1182 . pdf 
  11. Z. H. Ismail and M. W. Dunnigan, “Adaptive Robust Tracking Control of an Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator System with Sub-Region and Self-Motion Criteria”, Control and Intelligent Systems, 2012, Vol. 40(1), pp. 57-67. pdf 
  12. M. F. Rahmat, S. N. S. Salim, N. H. Sunar, A. ‘A. M. Faudzi, Z. H. Ismail and K. Huda, “Identification and Non-linear Control Strategy for Industrial Pneumatic Actuator”, International Journal of the Physical Sciences, 2012, Vol. 7(1), pp. 2565-2579. Impact factor: 0.54. pdf 

  13. Z. H. Ismail
     and M. W. Dunnigan, "Region Boundary-Based Control for a Robot Manipulator", under review for Special Issue of the International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 2011.

  14. Z. H. Ismail and M. W. Dunnigan, "A Region Boundary-Based Control Scheme for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle," Ocean Engineering, December 2011,  Vol. 38(17-18), pp. 2270-2280. Impact factor: 0.954. pdf
  15. Z. H. Ismail and M. W. Dunnigan, "Tracking Control Scheme for an Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator System with Single and Multiple of Sub-Region and Sub-Task Objectives," IET - Control Theory & Applications, March 2011, Vol. 5(5), pp. 721–735. Impact factor: 1.283. pdf
  16. M. F. Rahmat, S. N. S. Salim, A. 'A. Mohd Faudzi, Z. H. Ismail, S. I. Samsudin, N. H. Sunar  and K. Jusoff, "Non-linear Modeling and Cascade Control of an Industrial Pneumatic Actuator System", Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 2011, Vol. 5(8), pp. 465-477. pdf
  17. M. F. Rahmat, N. H Sunar, S. N. S. Salim, M. S. Z. Abidin , A. 'A. M. Fauzi and Z. H. Ismail, "Review on Modeling and Controller Design in Pneumatic Actuator Control System", International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, 2011,  Vol. 4(4), pp. 630-661. pdf
  18. M. A. Ahmad, Z. Mohamed and Z. H. Ismail, “Hybrid Input Shaping and PID Control of a Flexible Robot Manipulator”, Journal Institute of Engineers Malaysia, Vol. 72(3), 2009, pp. 56-62,. pdf
  19. M. A. Ahmad, Z. Mohamed and Z. H. Ismail, "Experimental Investigation of Feedforward Control Schemes of a Flexible Robot", Elektrika: Journal of Electrical Engineering, 10(2): 28-35, 2008. pdf 

Refereed Conferences Publications
  1. Z. H. Ismail and B. M. Mokhar, "Fuzzy Gain Scheduling Sliding Mode with Regional Tracking Control for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle," In: The 5th International Conference on Underwater System Technology: Theory and Applications 2014 (USYS'14), Melaka, Dec 2014.
  2. S. N. S. Salim, M. F. Rahmat, N. H. Sunar, A. ‘A. M. Faudzi, Z. H. Ismail and S. A. Samsudin, "Practical Robust Control using Self-Regulation Nonlinear PID Controller for Pneumatic Positioning System", In: Proceeding of International Conference on Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Informatics (EECSI 2014), Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2014.

  3. Z. H. Ismail and A. Q. M. Sabri, "PD Control Scheme with Region Formulation for Slow Time-Varying Tracking Control of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle," In: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Information Science and Applications (ICISA 2014), Seoul, Korea, May 2014, pp. 335-339.

  4. A. Q. Md Sabri, J. Boonaert, Z. H. Azizul Hassan, E. R. M. F. Abdullah and Z. H. Ismail, "Using Mutual Information to Construct Spatio-Temporal Co-occurrence based Characterization for Human Action Classification," In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Science and Computational Mathematics (ICCSCM 2014), Langkawi, Malaysia, 2014, pp. 360-364.

  5. Z. H. Ismail
    , A. 'A. Mohd Faudzi and M. W. Dunnigan, "
    Visual Based Control Scheme for a Robotic Manipulator with Duality of Task-Space Information and Friction Compensation," In: Proceedings of the 2013 International Symposium on Medical & Rehabilitation Robotics & Instrumentation (MRRI2013), Shah Alam, Malaysia.
  6. N. H. Sunar, M. F. Rahmat, A. ‘A. M. Faudzi, Z. H. Ismail and S. N. S. Salim, "Identification and Self-Tuning Control of Electro-Pneumatic Actuator System with Control Valve", In: Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE 3rd International Conference on System Engineering and Technology (ICSET 2013), Shah Alam, Malaysia, pp. 118-123.

  7. Z. H. Ismail, A. 'A. Mohd Faudzi and M. W. Dunnigan, "A Fault-Tolerant Control Scheme for a Hovering Underwater Vehicle subject to Region Function Formulation," In: Proceedings of the 9th Asian Control Conference 2013 Istanbul, Turkey, June 2013.
  8. Z. H. Ismail, B. M. Mokhar and M. W. Dunnigan, "Tracking Control for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Based on Multiplicative Potential Energy Function," In: Proceedings of the OCEANS 2012 MTS/IEEE Yeosu, Republic of Korea, May 2012, pp. 1-6.
  9. Z. H. Ismail, N. Sarman and  M. W. Dunnigan, "Dynamic Region Boundary-Based Control Scheme for Multiple Autonomous Underwater Vehicles," In: Proceedings of the OCEANS 2012 MTS/IEEE Yeosu, Republic of Korea, May 2012, pp. 1-6.
  10. Z. H. Ismail, "Region Boundary-Based Control Scheme for an Underwater Vehicle with an Edge-Based Segmentation Approach" 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, IEEE-ROBIO 2011, Phuket, Thailand. 
  11. Z. H. Ismail and M. W. Dunnigan, “Geometric Formation-Based Region Boundary Control Scheme for Multiple Autonomous Underwater Vehicles”, In: Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Electrical, Control and Computer Engineering, InECCE 2011, June 2011, Pahang, Malaysia, pp. 491-496. 
  12. Z. H. Ismail and M. W. Dunnigan, "An Adaptive Robust Tracking Control for an Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator System Subject To Multiple Sub-Regions and Sub-Tasks Objectives" In: Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation, ICCA’10, Xiamen, China, 9-11 June 2010.
  13. Z. H. Ismail and M. W. Dunnigan, "A Sub-Region Tracking Control for an Underwater-Vehicle Manipulator System with a Sub-Task Objective," In: Proceedings of the OCEANS ’10 IEEE Sydney, Sydney, Australia, May 24-27, 2010, pp. 1-8.
  14. Z. H. Ismail and M. W. Dunnigan, " A Sub-Region Priority Reaching Control Scheme with a Fuzzy-Logic Algorithm for an Underwater Vehicle subject to Uncertain Restoring Forces," In: Proceedings of the OCEANS ’10 IEEE Sydney, Sydney, Australia, May 24-27, 2010, pp. 1-9.
  15. Z. H. Ismail and M. W. Dunnigan, “A Sub-Region Boundary-Based Control Scheme with a Least-Squares Estimation Algorithm for an Underwater Robotic System”, In: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2010, Singapore, 7-10 December 2010, pp. 317 - 323.
  16. Z. H. Ismail and M. W. Dunnigan, “An Adaptive Region Boundary-Based Control Scheme for an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle”, In: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, ICARCV 2010, Singapore, 7-10 December 2010, pp. 324 - 329.
  17. Z. H. Ismail and M. W. Dunnigan, "Redundancy Resolution for Underwater Vehicle-Manipulator Systems with Congruent Gravity and Buoyancy Loading Optimization", In: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, Guilin, China, 2009, pp. 1393-1399.