Ahmed Rachid was born in Casablanca, Morocco, on December 1st, 1960. He received his engineering degree in cybernetics from the ESSTIN (Nancy, France) in 1983, MBA degree in 1985, Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering in 1986, and then the Habilitation degree in 1991 from the University of Nancy. He has been teaching since 1984 in different universities and engineering schools mainly in control engineering and signal processing. Since 1992, he is Professor at the University of Picardie Jules Verne (France) where he has created its first laboratory in the field of automatic systems. His current research includes systems modeling, simulation, control and observation with applications to blast furnace, vehicle dynamics, Diesel engine, induction electrical drive, stepper motor, incubator, greenhouse, magnetic levitation, and pantograph-catenary. He has supervised over 18 Ph.D. theses and has coauthored 2 books and over 120 scientific papers. He has organized and chaired international conferences and has coordinated European research projects.
Biography Updated on 7 September 2011