Tarek Kasmieh

Tarek Kasmieh

Work experience

Work experience
Oct 1998 - Present

Researcher and lecturer

Higher Institute for Applied Sciences and Technology
  • 2004-2008: Head of Electrical Engineering laboratory at HIAST.
2008 - 2010

Hovag company (Eaton-Moeller)

Training advisor and consultant for low voltage electric networks design.


Oct 1995 - Oct 1998


Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse

Modeling and experimental characterisation of the induction machine magnetic saturation, for improving vector control law.

Sep 1994 - Jul 1995

Master of research

Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon

Internship: Modeling and control of discrete systems using periodic functioning


Revue Publications:

  • T.Kasmieh, X.Roboam and J.Faucher: Vector control law for variable saturation level of an induction motor. ELECTROMOTION, V10, 93-101, 2003.
  • T.Kasmieh, Y.Lefevre and J.C.Hapiot: Modelling and experimental characterization of saturation effect of an induction machine.EPJ European Physical Journal, vol 10, PP.123-130, 2000.
  • T.Kasmieh, Y.Lefevre and X.Roboam: Establishment of a two-phase non-linear simulation model of the dynamic operation of the induction machine. EPJ Applied Physics, P 57-66, Vol 1,1998.


  • T.Kasmieh and H.Omran: Active Power Filter dimensioning using a hysteresis current controller, CESSE2009 conference, Rome, Italy, April 28-30, 2009.
  • T.Kasmieh and H.Omran: Dynamic behavior study of a mono-phase active power filter. IESC”2008 conference, Aleppo, Syria, 2-4 November 2008.
  • T.Kasmieh: Adaptive stator flux estimator for the induction machine Direct Torque Control. SPEEDAM 2008 conference, Italy, June 2008.
  • T.Kasmieh: Sensitivity study of the Induction machine Direct Torque Control and Vector Control laws to the variation of the saturation level using a non-linear model simulator. 4th research and technological development conference, Damascus, Syria, 11-14 December 2006.
  • T.Kasmieh: Presentation of a powerful opened simulator for the saturated induction motor traction system. SPEEDAM2002, Ravello, Italy, paper n.129, June 2002.
  • T.Kasmieh: Influence of magnetic saturation on vector control law of an induction motor. Power Electronics symposium, Damascus, Syria, P 497-503, April 1999.
  • T.Kasmieh: Etablissement d'un modèle de Park non-linéaire du fonctionnement dynamique d'une machine asynchrone a cage. NUMELEC'97, Lyon, France, P 176-177, March 1996.

Evaluation studies

  • Projects selection for AUF MeRSI program. 8-9 February, Piran Slovenia. (2010)
  • Evaluation of a Traffic Management System study for Aleppo city. (2009)

International projects

  • 6th Frame work program: PROMEDACCES and ERAMED projects. (2007-2008).
  • FINSI-TEMPUS project (Formation d’ingénieur de Système Industriel). (2004-2005).

Teaching experience

  • Digital systems at the Syrian Virtual University: Coding and Numbering Systems, Logic Gates and Boolean Algebra, Combinational Logic Circuits, Sequential Logic Circuits, Arithmetic Circuits, MSI Logic Circuits, Counters and Memories and Data Bussing. (2005-2010).
  •  Electrical machines at the Arab International University AIU.(2008-2009).
  •  Electrical engineering basics at HIAST: Electrical networks, magnetic circuits, mono-phase transformers, three-phase transformers and pulse transformers.(1998-2010).
  •  Electrical machines at HIAST (theoretical and practical courses): DC machines, synchronous machines, induction machines and stepper motors.(1998-2010).
  •  Control of electrical machines at HIAST (theoretical and practical courses) (Course language: English): Current and speed control of DC motors, self commutating motor (brushless DC motor), induction motors control with constant V/f ratio control law and vector control of three-phase motors.(1998-2010).
  •  Control theory at Kalamoun university.(2006-2007).
  • Product innovation at Higher Institute of Business Administration (HIBA) for MBA students.(


  •  Marketing at the Syrian Virtual University.(2005-2007).
  •  Internet Studies the Syrian Virtual University.(2005-2007).
  •  Leadership and management the Syrian Virtual University.(2005-2010).
  •  Automation practical course at INPT, France.(1996-1998).
  •  Automation practical course at HIAST, Syria.(1993-1994).

Co supervising of research master projects and PhDs

  • Doubles excitation flux commutation control of synchronous motor. Research master project. Supélec-Paris-France. (2008-2009).
  • ''Exploitation d’un système à couple mécanique intermittent sur un réseau isolé''.Research master project. Supélec-Paris-France. G2ELab-Grenoble-France. (2009-2010).
  • ''La conception d’un entrainement polyphasé pour fonctionalité mild hybride''. Ph.D . L2EP. Lille1 university -France. (2009-2010).

Fields of interests

  • Control of electric machines
  • Power electronics
  • Control of electromechanical systems
  • Electric networks
  • Integration of renewable energy in electric networks.

Undergraduate projects supervising experience (HIAST)

  • Antenna tilt control for SyriaTel Company via SMS system. (2010-2009).
  • Sliding mode control of a DC machine (Current and speed control). (2008-2009).
  • Mobile robot navigation in an unknown environment. (2008-2009).
  • Design and realization of multilevel capacitor cells mono phase converter. (2007-2008).
  • Design and realization of a rotating projector of 24 rotating leds. (2006-2007).
  • Design and realization of a 100 (MHz) 2 channel USB oscilloscope. (2006-2007).
  • Design and realization of digital three phase drive for induction machine. (2005-2006).
  • Design and realization of a camera mobile robot for objects detection and arrangement. (2004-2005).
  • Design and realization of an electromechanical 2D scanner for a milli metric wave sensor for objects detection under clothes. (2004-2005).
  • Line tracing mobile robot (Speed: 70 (cm/s)) for a student mobile robot competition in Kuwait (Third place). (2004-2005).
  • Design and realization of a self commutating drive of a synchronous machine. (2003-2004).
  • Design and realization of a universal digital control card for electrical machine based on ATMEGA micro controller. (2003-2004).
  • Control of a two axes system. (2002-2003).
  • Design and realization of a mono phase parallel power active filter. (2002-2003).


English: speaking, reading and writing.(Very good level).

French: speaking, reading and writing.(Very good level).

Arabic: native language.

Engineering Projects experience

  • Design and realization of a rotary inverted pendulum platform for students’ automation laboratory at HIAST. (LQR optimal control). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6x-kkK860Y  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FulgRWEu8ug. (2008-2009).
  • Design and realization of a load simulator platform for electrical machines (Funded by the European FINSI-TEMPUS Project). (2006-2007).
  • Automation of a drilling machine for printed circuit. (2005-2006).
  • Consultant for the design of an automatic flying shear system for cutting iron pipes, Hama iron manufacture. (2005-2006).
  • Design and realization of a nurse calling system for Teshreen Hospital. (2004-2005).
  • Design and realization of DC and AC motors control experiments for students’ Electronic Control Systems engineering laboratory at HIAST. (2003-2005).
  • Scientific consultation for the Industrial Secondary School in “Doummar”, Damascus-Syria, for students’ automation and logic circuits laboratories. (2002-2003).
  • Design and realization of an open control simulation program (A_MOS program) for a saturated induction motor with Builder C++. (This program was accepted in SPEEDAM2002 conference in Italy in 2002). (2000-2002).
  • Automation of the CO2 production line for “Boukeen” factory using PLC, Damascus-Syria. (2000-2002).
  • Design and realization of a control system for a three-axes CNC machine for artistic products. (1998-2000).
  • Implementation of a classic and vector control in TMS320p31 DSP platform of an induction motor, Ph.D. degree. (1995-1998).

Scientific lectures

  • Design of low voltage electric network using Xspider Moeller-Eaton software. Trainning, Latakieh Engineering Sandicat, Latakieh,3-4 July 2010.
  • Design of low voltage electric network using Xspider Moeller-Eaton software. Trainning, Syrian oil, Damascus,26 June 2010.
  • Design of low voltage electric network using Xspider Moeller-Eaton software. Trainning, Aleppo Engineering Sandicat, Aleppo,11-12 June 2010.
  • Seventh Frame Work Program FP7 presentation, HIAST, March 2009.
  • A_MOS, Asynchronous Motor Open Simulator, HIAST, April 2006.
  • Line tracing mobile robot, scientific conference, HIAST, March2006.
  • Presentation of motor control students’ experiments project, scientific conference, HIAST January 2006.
  • Pedagogical purpose tools development in Electrical Motors Control field. Training session 3 of FINSI project. 2-7 may 2005

Programming and software experience

  • Programming languages: Builder C++, C, Pascal, Assembler and TMS DSP programming language.
  • Software: Matlab, Simulimk, Mathematica, Finite elements calculation programs, CadCam softwares, Autocad, CadStar for printed circuits, Xspider moeller software for low voltage electrical network design, dimensioning and protection.


  • Francophone Universities Agency (AUF) expert in the field of Electrical Engineering. (2010).
  • Information point member for European projects of the 7th Frame Work Program FP7. (2006-2009).
  • Committee member for establishing a master in industrial engineering in cooperation with the Higher Institute of Business Administration (HIBA). (2005-2006).
  • Member of the scientific committee for improving educational strategies at HIAST according to the industrial needs in SYRIA. (2004-2006).
  • Education committee at HIAST, Syria. (2002-2006).
  • Scientific committee for establishing automation postgraduate diploma at HIAST Syria. (2003).