About the Author
Olfa Boubaker received the Ph.D. degree (2000) in Electrical Engineering from the National Engineering School of Tunis (ENIT) and the Habilitation Universitaire degree (2007) in Control Engineering from the National Engineering School of Sfax (ENIS), Tunisia. Since 1997, Professor Boubaker is a Permanent Visitor of the Laboratory of Analysis and Architecture of Systems (LAAS) of CNRS, Toulouse (France). She is currently Full Professor at National Institute of Applied Science and Technology (INSAT) of University of Carthage where she was actively engaged, since 2000, in teaching and research in Control theory, Nonlinear Systems and Robotics. Since 2017, she is the Head of the Research Laboratory `Energy, Robotics, control and Optimization'. Professor Boubaker is closely associated with several reputable international journals as a reviewer. She is Member of the scientific editorial board of the International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems (SAGE publishing), Guest Editor for the journals Complexity and Mathematical Problems in Engineering (Hindawi Publishing) and Regional Editor of the Book series Emerging Methodologies and Applications in Modelling, Identification and Control (Elsevier Publishing). She also serves as scientific committee member in several international and peer-reviewed conferences. Professor Boubaker is the principal author of (03) books, (12) book's chapters and the author/coauthor of more than 100 peer-reviewed papers. Sajad Jafari was born in Kermanshah, Iran, in 1983. He received his BSc., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in biomedical engineering in 2005, 2008, 2013 from biomedical engineering department, Amirkabir University of technology, Tehran, Iran. He is currently an Assistant Professor in there (since 2013). His research interests include artificial intelligence, optimization, pattern recognition and especially nonlinear and chaotic signals and systems. Dr Sajad Jafari is closely associated with several reputable international journals as a reviewer and he is the author/coauthor of more than 100 peer-reviewed papers.