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Tarek Kasmieh

Researcher at Université de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambrésis (UVHC)

Work experience

Oct 1998Present

Researcher and lecturer

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

Hovag company (Eaton-Moeller)

Training advisor and consultant for low voltage electric networks design.


Oct 1995Oct 1998


Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse

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

Sep 1994Jul 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). (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).

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