Abdullah Al-Refai, Ph.D. is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Software Engineering at Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT). Dr. Al-Refai has worked in the Automotive Industry. He worked as a Senior Controls Software Engineer in the Powertrain Controls Department at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Michigan USA. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Oakland University in 2018 after obtaining his Master’s in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the same university in 2012. He received his Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from Yarmouk University (Irbid, Jordan) in 2010. He worked as a research assistant in the Chrysler Lab and in the Embedded Systems Lab at Oakland University as well as a teacher assistant of a course in a Design and Analysis of Electromechanical Systems. He had two internships, one in EMC testing at Continental Automotive Company in 2012, and the other in Java programming at Petra Solar Company in 2009. He served as the president of Aerial System Club at Oakland University which successfully competed in the Collegiate Aerial Robotics Demonstration (CARD) Competition, St. Louis, MO April 2011. The team ranked 2nd place and won the “Aerial Vehicle Innovative Design Award”. Dr. Abdullah has extensive experience in Software Engineering, embedded systems design, control algorithm design, and software development with applications related to Gasoline Engine Controls and Intelligent Battery Sensor Diagnostics. His main research areas are artificial intelligence, Lithium-Ion Batteries Models, Lithium-Ion Batteries Charging Methods, embedded systems, control systems, robotics, and UAV development.
King Hussein School of Computing Sciences