Publications

Refereed Conference Papers

1. A.T. Nesathurai, D. Al-Mfarej, H.A. Abdullah, N. Seith. (2018). “Epidural Space Cooling System Prototype for Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury.” 2018 Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Atlanta, United States Conference, February.
 
2. L. MacNeil, D. Johnson, N. Seth, H.A. Abdullah. (2017). “Effects of Virtual Mirror Therapy on Engagement in Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury.” International Neurorehab Symposium. International Neurorehab Symposium, London United Kingdom, July.
 
3. M. Hajiyan, S. Mahmud, M. Biglarbegian, H.A. Abdullah.(2017). “Design and Control of an Exoskeleton based Device for Hand Rehabilitation.” IEEE 5th International symposium on robotics and intelligence sensors (IRIS2017), Ottawa, Canada, October.
 
4. Y.A. Alomair, M.A. Alomair, S. Tasnim, S. Mahmud, Hussein A. Abdullah. (2017). “Experimental Measurements on Cylindrical Sensible Heat Thermal Energy Storage System using Water and a Copper Mesh Porous Medium.” The International Conference & Exhibition on Clean Energy 2017, (ICCE2017), Toronto, Canada, August.
 
5. M.A. Alomair, Y.A. Alomair, T. Tasnim, S. Mahmud, H.A. Abdullah. (2017). “Experimental Investigation of Cylindrical Thermal Energy Storage System using Bio-Based Phase Change Materials.” Proceedings of the International Conference of Energy Harvesting, Storage, and Transfer (EHST'17). The International Conference of Energy Harvesting, Storage, and Transfer (EHST'17) (Best Paper Award), Niagara Falls, Canada, August.
 
6. M.A. Alomair, Y. A. Alomair, S. Tasnim, S. Mahmud, H.A. Abdullah. (2017). “Nanoparticle Enhanced Phase Change Material in Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage System: An Experimental Study.” Proceedings of the International Conference of Energy Harvesting, Storage, and Transfer (EHST'17). The International Conference of Energy Harvesting, Storage, and Transfer, EHST'17, Niagara Falls, Canada, August.
 
7. M. Hajiyan, S. Mahmud, M. Biglarbegian, H.A. Abdullah. (2017). “Natural Convection in an Enclosure: Effect of Magnetic Field Dependent Thermal Conductivity.” Proceedings of the 4 th International Conference of Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer (FFHMT'17). International conference on fluid flow, heat, and mass transfer (FFHMT’17), Toronto, Canada, August, pp.173.1-173.12.
 
8. Y.A. Alomair, M.A. Alomair, T. Tasnim, S. Mahmud, H.A. Abdullah. (2017). “Thermal Field Measurement of Sensible Heat Thermal Energy Storage System using Water and TiO2 nanoparticles.” Energies by international conference & exhibition on clean energy 2017, ICCE2017, Toronto, Canada, August.
 
9. M. Alomair, Y. Alomair, S. Tasnim, S. Mahmud, H.A. Abdullah. (2017). “Solidification of Paraffin-based Phase Change Materials inside an Annular Space.” ASME 2017 SHTC Summer Heat Transfer Conference, Seattle, United States, July.
 
10. N. Seth, D. Johnson, H.A. Abdullah. (2017). “Transverse Forces Versus Modified Ashworth Scale for Upper Limb Flexion/Extension in Para-Sagittal Plane.” International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR2017), London, United Kingdom, July pp.765-770.
 
11. B. Gwardjan, N. Seth, F. Masood, J. Sledge, D. Rosene, S. Westmoreland, S. Macri, E. Sejdic, A. Hoggatt, H. Simmons, H.A. Abdullah, and S. Nesathurai. (2016). “Treating Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury with Combination Therapy of Thyrotopin Releasing Hormone, Senium and Vitamin E.” 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Neuropathologists, Baltimore, United States Conference Date: 2016/6.
 
12. M. Stachowsky, H.A. Abdullah, M. Moussa and C. Tarry. (2015). “An Object Exploration Strategy for COM and Mass Determination for RobotGrasping.” 2nd International Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (ICROM 2015), Madreid, Spain 2015/7.
 
13.N. Seth, D. Johnson, and H.A. Abdullah. (2015). “Velocity Dependent Component of Biomechanical Resistance.” World Congress on medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Toronto, Canada2015/6.
 
14.  N. Seth, D. Johnson, and H.A. Abdullah. (2014). “Spasticity Assessment System for Elbow Flexors/ Extensors: Healthy Pilot Study.” 2014 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotic Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies (CIR2AT'2014), Orlando, Florida, United States (36-41) 014/12.
 
15. M. Hajiyan, M. Mahmud, and H.A. Abdullah. (2014). “Magnetorheological Fluid Based Braking System Using L-shaped Disks.” Comsol Conference, Boston, 2014, Boston, United States, 2014/10.
 
16. N. Seth, D. Johnson, H.A. Abdullah. (2014). “Robotic Arm Spasticity Assessment (RASA).” In 21st Annual Conference on Neurobehavioural Rehabilitation in Acquired Brain Injury, Advance in ABI and Technology, Hamilton, Canada, May.
 
17. N. Seth, D. Johnson and H.A. Abdullah. (2014). “Spasticity Assessment System for Elbow Flexors/Extensors: Healthy Pilot Study”, accepted for publication, IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, Orlando, Florida, USA December 9-12.
 
18. M. Hajiyan, S. Mahmud, and H.A. Abdullah. (2014). “Magnetorheological Fluid Based Braking System Using L-shaped Disks”. COMSOL Conference 2014, Boston, USA, October 8 - 10, USA.
 
19. M. Stachowsky, M. Moussa and H.A. Abdullah. (2012). “A locally adaptive online grasp control strategy using array sensor force feedback” Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012), Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, October 7-12.
 
20. W.M. Ratemi and H.A. Abdullah. (2009). “Guelph Expansion: A Special Mathematical Formulation for Polynomial Expansion”, the International Conference of Mathematical Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey, August 4-10. 
 
21. R.S. Shehata, H.A. Abdullah and Fayez F. G. Areed. (2008). “Fuzzy Logic Surge Control in Constant Speed Centrifugal Compressors”, IEEE 21st Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ontario, Canada, May 4-7, pp. 653-657.
 
22. H.A. Abdullah, C. Tarry, G.S. Mittal and M. Abderrahim. (2006), "A biomechanical model to aid robot-assisted therapy of upper limb impairment", The 32nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON06, Paris, France, November 7-10.
 
23. H.A. Abdullah, C. Tarry and M. Abderrahim. (2006). "Therapeutic Robot for the Upper Limb Rehabilitation", 2006 WSEAS International Conferences, Bucharest, Romania, October 16-18.
 
24. H.A. Abdullah, C. Tarry, G.S. Mittal. (2006). “Validation of upper limb biomechanical model to assist robot therapy",  The International Conference on Sensing Computing and Automation ICSCA'2006, Chongqing, China, May 8-11. 
 
25. Al-Shamli, H.A. Abdullah and A. Areibi. (2004) "Genetic Algorithm for Dynamic Path Planning", IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, May 2-5.
 
26. M. Lee and H.A. Abdullah. (2003). "Applying UML to Task Analysis of the User Interface for Rehabilitation Robotic Systems", Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics ICORR2003, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, April 22-25, pp. 200-203.
 
27. D. Matheson Rittenhouse, H.A. Abdullah, R. John Runciman and Otman Basir. (2002). "Using Artificial Neural Network to Model EMG Signals from the Prime Movers of the Shoulder for Rehabilitation Robotic Systems", 27th Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Conference, CMBEC 27, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, November 21-23.
 
28. X.K. Si, H.A. Abdullah, Otman Basir. (2002). "Modeling and Analysis of Real-time Issues in Rehabilitation Robotic Systems Using Coloured Petri Nets", The 17th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control,  ISIC'02, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, October 27-30.
 
29. S. Areibi, M. Moussa and H.A. Abdullah. (2001). "A Comparison of Genetic/Memetic Algorithms and other Heuristic Search Techniques", IC-AI'01 International Conference, Las Vegas, USA, July.
 
30. E.S. Ng, I.A. Watson, H.A. Abdullah, and C.R. Chatwin. (1996). "Improved Hardness Characteristics of CO2 Laser Welded Carbon Steels", Conference on Lasers and Electro-optics CLEO'96, Hamburg, Germany.
 
31. I.A. Watson, C.R. Chatwin, D. McDonald, B.F. Scott and H.A. Abdullah. (1995). "Enhanced Aluminium Processing with High Frequency, Pulsed CO2 Laser", 14th International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics, Laser Institute of America-ICALEO'95, page 294-302, ISBN 0-912035-53-6, San Diego, California, November 13-16. 
 
32. H.A. Abdullah, E.S. Ng, C.R. Chatwin and I.A. Watson. (1995). "In Process Annealing of Laser Welded High Carbon Steel", 14th International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics, Laser Institute of America-ICALEO'95, ISBN 0-912035-53-6, San Diego, California, November 13-16, pp. 955-963.
 
33. H.A. Abdullah, I.A. Watson, P. Kapadia and C.R. Chatwin. (1995). "Magnetisation Anomalies in Laser Welded Magnetic Materials", 14th International Congress on Applications of Lasers & Electro-Optics, Laser Institute of America-ICALEO'95, pp. 964-973, ISBN 0-912035-53-6, San Diego, California, November 13-16.
 
34. C.R. Chatwin, R.K. Wang, H.A. Abdullah and I.A. Watson. (1995). "Environmentally Adaptive Correlation Filter", CLEO/LEOS Pacific RIM'95- Pacific RIM Conference on Laser and Electro Optics; IEEE Catalogue Number 95TH8014; ISBN 0-7803-2400-5; paper THJ3, 9 pages. Sponsored by:  JSAP, IEICE, IEEE, OSA, OITDA; Chiba, Japan, July 11-14.
 
35. H.A. Abdullah, C.R. Chatwin and I.A. Watson. (1995). "Hardness Characteristics of Laser Welded Joints", CLEO/LEOS Pacific RIM'95- Pacific RIM Conference on Laser and Electro Optics; IEEE Catalogue Number 95TH8014; ISBN 0-7803-2400-5; pp 88, 6 pages. Sponsored by:  JSAP, IEICE, IEEE, OSA, OITDA; Chiba, Japan, July 11-14.
 
36. I.A. Watson, H.A. Abdullah and C.R. Chatwin. (1994). "A Non-Ratiometric Fiber Optic Sensor for Detection of CO2", 10th Optical Fibre Sensors Conference, SPIE Vol. 2360, Glasgow, 11th-13th October, Sponsored by: IEE, IEEE, OAS (LEOS), IOP, IMC, OSCA, I.Mech.E, SPIE, EOS, UKSG.
 
37. H.A. Abdullah and C.R. Chatwin and M.Y. Hung. (1994). "Range Control System for Robatically Manipulated Optical Fibre Beam Delivery Systems", CLEO Europe '94 Conference, Amsterdam, 28 August- 2 September, Sponsored by: EPS, IEEE, OSA, EOS, IOP, IEE, IEEE Catalogue Number: 94TH0614-8; Library of Congress 93-80952; CThI 37, pp. 326-327.
 
38. S.Y. Lim, C.R. Chatwin and H.A. Abdullah. (1994). "Knowledge Control Modelling: The Bond Graph Unification Approach to Design and Implementation of an Expert System for Intelligent Industrial Laser Cutting", Seventh International Conference on Industrial Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems IEA/AIE, Austin, Texas. Editors: F.D. Anger, R.V. Rodriguez, M. Ali, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, ISBN 2-88449-128-7, May 31st - June 3rd, pp. 19-25.
 
39. S.Y. Lim, C.R. Chatwin and H.A. Abdullah. (1994).  "Self-Organising Compensating Information Scheduler for Computer Integrated Manufacturing", Seventh International Conference on Industrial Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems IEA/AIE, Austin, Texas. Editors: F.D. Anger, R.V. Rodriguez, M. Ali, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, ISBN 2-88449-128-7, May 31st - June 3rd, pp. 491-500.