Department for Automation, Biocybernetics and Robotics





Fares J. Abu-Dakka

Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Role: Former employee
Phone: 01/477-3833
E-mail: fares.abu-dakka [at] ijs.si

CV

EDUCATION

  • 2011:  Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering – Robotics (Summa Cum Laude) from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain. Titled as: “Trajectory Planning for Industrial Robot Using Genetic Algorithms”        
  • 2006:  M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering – Robotics, from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain. Titled as: “Obtaining a Space of Adjacent Configuration Using Genetic Algorithms with Minimum Time, Considering the Robot Dynamics”.
  • 2003:  B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and Electronics from Birzeit University, Palestine.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2012-: Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia. Department for Automatics, Biocybernetics and Robotics: Postdoctoral Researcher.
  • 2010-2011: Polytechnic University of Valencia, Technology Research Center of Vehicles (CITV): Researching in the field of Path and Trajectory Planning Problems. Applying different terms and objective functions to optimize the motion efficiency.
  • 2008-2010: Biomechanical Institution of Valencia-IBV. Garment Area: Assisting researchers in different R&D projects including the Design, Modeling, Analysis, Developing, Simulation, Planning, and Management.
  • 2006-2007: Polytechnic University of Valencia, Technology Research Center of Vehicles (CITV): Assisting in Robotics research.
  • 2003: Birzeit University, Palestine. Mechanical Engineering Department: Teaching Assistant.

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • Fares Abu-Dakka, Francisco Valero, Vicente Mata. Evolutionary Path Planning Algorithm for Industrial Robots,’ Advance Robotics, vol.26, no. 11-12, pp. 1369-1392, (2012).
  • Francisco Rubio, Fares Abu-Dakka, Francisco Valero, Vicente Mata. ‘Comparing the efficiency of five algorithms applied to path planning for industrial robots,’ Industrial robot, vol. 39, no. 6, str. 580-591, (2011).
  • María Gil García, Sandra Alemany Mut, Beatriz Nacher Fernández, Miguel Pizá Padial, Juan Gómez Herrero, Fares Abu-Dakka, Ana Palanca Roig, Amparo Pomar Nadal. ‘Desarrollo de una metodología para la evaluación virtual del ajuste de cascos,’ Revista de biomecánica, ISSN 1575-6522, 54, 37-40, 2010 
  • ABU DAKKA, Fares, NEMEC, Bojan, UDE, Aleš. 'Peg-in-hole using dynamic movement primitives'. proceeding for 21th International Workshop on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, 10-13 September 2012, Naples, Italy. RAAD 2012.
  • Fares Abu-Dakka, Iyad Assad, Francisco Valero, and Vicente Mata. ‘Parallel Population Genetic Algorithm for the Optimization of Cubic Polynomial Joint Trajectories for Industrial Robots,’ proceeding for 4th  International  Conference  on  Intelligent  Robotics and Applications - ICIRA2011, Aachen, Germany, December 6-9, Lect. notes comput. sci. lNCS 7101, str. 83-92, (2011).
  • Fares Abu-Dakka, Francisco Valero, Jose Luis Suñer, and Vicente Mata. ‘Evolutionary Algorithm to Solve Trajectory Planning Problem, with Robot Dynamics Considerations,’ proceeding for the 20th Int. Workshop on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region - RAAD 2011, Brno, Czech Republic, October 3-7, 2011
  • Fares Abu-Dakka, Francisco Valero, and Vicente Mata. ‘Obtaining Adjacent Configurations with Minimum Time Considering Robot Dynamics Using Genetic Algorithms,’ proceeding for the 17th Int. Workshop on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region - RAAD 2008 Ancona, Italy, September 15-17, 2008
  • Fares Abu-Dakka, Francisco Valero, Allan Tubaileh, and Francisco Rubio. ‘Obtaining Adjacent Configurations with Minimum Time Considering Robot Dynamics,’ proceeding for the 12th IFToMM World Congress, Besançon, France, June18-21, 2007 
  • Fares Abu-Dakka, Francisco Valero, Vicente Mata, and Iyad F. I. Assad. ‘PATH Planning Optimization of Industrial Robots Using Genetic Algorithm,’ proceeding for the 16th Int. Workshop on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region - RAAD 2007 Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 7-9, 2007.

Projects

Intellact (Intelligent observation and execution of Actions and manipulations)