Accreditation to Supervise Research (HDR)
Associated Editor of Control Engineering Practice (IFAC Journal)
Chair for National Work Group "CSE" (Electrical Systems Control)
Head of Automatic Department


Tel: (+33) 1 30 73 66 52


Research activities

  • Nonlinear Observers and Controls, Electrical and Chaotic Systems, Renewable Energy, Electric Vehicle, Mechatronics

Keywords: Nonlinear systems, Nonlinear Observers, Nonlinear Controls, Power Electronics, Electrical Machines, Fuel Cell, Supercapacitors, Batteries, Real-Time Systems, Electrical and Pneumatic Cylinders.

Book chapters

[1] M. Ghanes and Xuefang Lin Shi, "Experimental Evaluation of Observer Design Technique for Synchronous Motor", AC Electric Motors Control : Advanced Design Techniques and Applications, Pages : 123-135, DOI : 10.1002/9781118574263, Chapter 7, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2013.

[2] S. Solvar, M. Ghanes, L. Amet, J-P. Barbot and G. Santomenna, Industrial Application of a Second Order Sliding Mode Observer for Speed and Flux Estimation in Sensorless Induction Motor. Book title : Induction Motor, ISBN InTech 978-953-51-0843-6, DOI : 10.5772/52910, Chapter 15, 2012.

International Journals

[3] M. Ghanes, M. Trabelsi, X. Lin Shi, J-P. Barbot, J-M. Retif and K. Busawon, "High gain observer for a three-cell chopper : Design and experimental results", International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, to appear in an invited session, DOI : 10.1002/rnc.3063, 2014.

[4] F. Salinas, M. Ghanes et al., "Modeling and control of serial multicellular converters by Petri nets", IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology (CST), conditionally accepted, 2014.

[5] S. Riachy and M. Ghanes, "A Nonlinear Controller for Pneumatic Servo Systems : Design and Experimental Tests", IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, DOI : 10.1109/TMECH.2013.2280956, pp. 1-11, 2013.

[6] N. Djeghali, M. Ghanes, S. Djennoune and J-P. Barbot, "Sensorless Fault Tolerant Control for Induction Motors". International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 563-576, 2013.

[7] M. Hilairet, M. Ghanes, O. Bethoux, J-P. Barbot and D.N. Cyrot, "A Passivity-Based Controller for coordination of converters in a Fuel Cell System". IFAC Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 21, Issue 8, pp. 1097-1109, 2013.

[8] M. Ghanes, J. De Leon and J-P. Barbot, Observer design for nonlinear systems under unknown time-varying delays, IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, Vol. 58, Issue 6, pp. 1529-1534, 2013.

[9] D. Zaltni and M. Ghanes, Observability Analysis and Improved Zero-Speed Position Observer Design of Synchronous Motor with Experimental Results, Asian Journal of Control, Vol. 15, Issue 4 pp. 933-1250, 2013.

[10] K. Kemik, H. Bouraoui, M. Messadi and M. Ghanes, Impulsive Control and Synchronization of a New 5D Hyperchaotic System, Acta Physica Polonica, A., Vol. 123, Issue 2 pp. 193-195, 2013.

[11] K. Kemih, H. Bouraoui, M. Ghanes, R. Remmouche and A. Senouci, "Tracking control of the new hyperchaotic 5D system with one input via passive controller". International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control, Vol. 17, Issue 3 pp. 206-211, 2012.