Research interests :

Autonomous Underwater Robot/Floating Robot 
Nonlinear Task-Space Control
Multiple and Redundant Robots
Persistent Autonomy 
Navigation and Intelligent Control









Research grants (Principle Investigator: Ir Dr. Zool H Ismail) :  
   
  • FLOATING SENSOR MODULES FOR RIVER MONITORING SYSTEM 
    • Status: Active
    • Malaysia Research University (RU) Grant - Matching Grant
    • Duration: 2 years (2014-2016) 
  • INTEGRATED GREEN ENERGY PROFILER ENVIRONMENTAL LOGGER (4B161)
    • Status: Active
    • Collaborative Research between Public Works Department and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
    • Duration: 2 years (2014-2016) 
    • FLOATING SENSOR MODULES FOR RIVER MONITORING SYSTEM (4B156)
      • Status: Active
      • AUN-SEED-Net : Collaborative Research Program for Common Regional Issues (CRC)
      • Duration: 2 years (2014-2016) 
    • REGION BASED CONTROL SCHEME OF AN UNDERWATER VEHICLE WITH KINEMATICALLY REDUNDANT THRUSTERS (05H54)
      • Status: Active
      • Malaysia Research University (RU) Grant - Tier 1
      • Duration: 2 years (2014-2016) 
    • EXPLORATION ON THE USE OF DYNAMIC REGION BOUNDARY-BASED CONTROL SCHEME FOR AN UNDERWATER VEHICLE (4L049)
      • Status: Completed
      • Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS)
      • Duration: 2 years (2012-2014) 
    • A NEW GEOMETRIC FORMATION CONTROL OF MULTIPLE AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLES (4F101)
      • Status: Completed
      • Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) 
      • Duration: 2 years (2011-2013)
    • A REGION BOUNDARY-BASED CONTROL SCHEME FOR A FULLY ACTUATED 6 DOF UNDERWATER VEHICLE (01J92) 
      • Status: Completed
      • Malaysia Research University (RU) Grant - Tier 2
      • Duration: 1 years (2011-2012) 
    • REGULATION CONTROL SCHEME FOR AN UNDERWATER VEHICLE WITH EDGE-BASED SEGMENTATION APPROACH (4P013)
      • Status: Completed
      • Malaysia Research University (RU) grant - NAS 
      • Duration: 1 years (2011-2012)
    • IMPROVEMENT OF MARINE REGION SURVEILLANCE CAPABILITY USING MULTIPLE AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLES
      • Status: Submitted for Approval
      • Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) 
      • Duration: 2 years  
    • DEVELOPMENT OF A REGULATION CONTROL SCHEME FOR AN AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE IN GEO-SURVEYING APPLICATIONS. 
      • Status: Submitted for Approval
      • eSciencefund 
      • Duration: 2 years