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Tashfeen Karamat

Instructor
ME4248
613-520-2600 x7079

About Tashfeen Karamat

Education

  • Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen’s University, 2014.
  • M.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Royal Military College of Canada, 2009
  • M.Eng., Computer engineering, Queens’s University, 2006.

Research Interests

Navigation, GPS and Differential GPS positioning, Inertial Navigation and optimal data fusion techniques based on Kalman filtering for integration of GPS, INS (IMU), vision and other navigational sensors. Inertial-aided integer ambiguity resolution using low-cost sensors including accelerometers, gyroscopes, speed sensors, maps, image and vision sensors.

Awards

  • Recipient of Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) award for “academic excellence, research potential, communications skills and interpersonal & leadership abilities”.
  • Recipient of Duncan and Urlla Carmichael Fellowship award for first class standing in academics during master’s and doctoral studies.
  • Awarded International Space University (ISU) scholarship for Space Studies Program
  • Recipient of Tri-Council Recipient Recognition Award (TCRRA).
  • Runner-up for the Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal for academic excellence.
  • Recipient of Honourable Mention in IEEE Graduate Research Excellence Award in recognition of Doctoral research in the field of Navigational Multi-Sensor Fusion.

Publications

Book

Fundamentals of Inertial Navigation, Satellite-based Positioning and their Integration, Springer in Oct 2012.

Journal Articles

  • A. Abosekeen, T. B. Karamat, A. Noureldin, and M. J. Korenberg, “Adaptive cruise control radar-based positioning in GNSS challenging environment,” IET Radar, Sonar Navigation, vol. 13, no. 10, pp. 1666–1677, 2019.
  • M. T. Rahman, T. B. Karamat, S. Givigi, and A. Noureldin, “Improving multisensor positioning of land vehicles with integrated visual odometry for next-generation self-driving cars,” Journal of Advanced Transportation, vol. 2018, p. 12 pages, March 2018.
  • T. B. Karamat, R. G. Lins, S. N. Givigi, and A. Noureldin, “Novel EKF-based vision/inertial system integration for improved navigation,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Mea­surement, vol. 67, pp. 116–125, January 2018.
  • T. B. Karamat, M. M. Atia, and A. Noureldin, “An enhanced error model for EKF-based tightly-coupled integration of GPS and land vehicle’s motion sensors,” Sensors, vol. 15, no. 9, p. 24269, 2015.
  • M. M. Atia, S. Liu, H. Nematallah, T. B. Karamat, and A. Noureldin, “Integrated indoor navigation system for ground vehicles with automatic 3D alignment and position initialization,” Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on, vol. 64, pp. 1279–1292, April 2015.
  • T. B. Karamat, M. M. Atia, and A. Noureldin, “Performance analysis of code-phase based rel­ative GPS positioning and its integration with land vehicle’s motion sensors,” Sensors Journal, IEEE, vol. 14, pp. 3084–3100, September 2014.
  • M. Karaim, T. B. Karamat, A. Noureldin, and A. El-Shafie, “GPS cycle slip detection and correction at measurement level,” British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, vol. 4, pp. 4239–4251, August 2014.
  • M. M. Atia, T. B. Karamat, , and A. Noureldin, “An enhanced 3D multi-sensor integrated navigation system for land-vehicles,” Journal of Navigation, vol. 67, pp. 651–671, March 2014.
  • S. Liu, M. M. Atia, T. B. Karamat, and A. Noureldin, “A LiDAR-aided indoor navigation system for UGVs,” Journal of Navigation, vol. 68, pp. 253–273, September 2015.
  • M. Cossaboom, J. Georgy, T. B. Karamat, and A. Noureldin, “Augmented Kalman filter and map matching for 3D RISS/GPS integration for land vehicles,” International Journal of Navigation and Observation, vol. 2012, p. 16, October 2012.
  • A. Noureldin, J. Armstrong, A. El-Shafie, T. B. Karamat, D. McGaughey, M. Korenberg, and A. Hussain, “Accuracy enhancement of inertial sensors utilizing high resolution spectral analysis,” Sensors, vol. 12, pp. 11638–11660, August 2012.
  • J. Georgy, T. B. Karamat, U. Iqbal, and A. Noureldin, “Enhanced MEMS-IMU/odometer/GPS integration using mixture particle filter,” GPS Solutions, vol. 15, pp. 239–252, September 2010.
  • U. Iqbal, T. B. Karamat, A. F. Okou, and A. Noureldin, “Experimental results on an integrated GPS and multisensor system for land vehicle positioning,” International Journal of Navigation and Observation, vol. 2009, p. 18, February 2009.
  • A. Noureldin, T. B. Karamat, M. D. Eberts, and A. El-Shafie, “Performance enhancement of MEMS-based INS/GPS integration for low-cost navigation applications,” Vehicular Technol­ogy, IEEE Transactions on, vol. 58, pp. 1077–1096, March 2009.

Conference Papers and Presentations

  • A. Abosekeen, A. Noureldin, T. B. Karamat, and M. J. Korenberg, “Comparative analysis of magnetic-based RISS using different MEMS-based sensors,” in Proceedings of the 30th Inter­national Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation-ION GNSS+ 2017, (Portland OR), pp. 2944–2959, September 2017.
  • M. T. Rahman, T. B. Karamat, S. Givigi, and A. Noureldin, “Road test results and analysis on integrating visual odometry with car motion sensors for positioning and navigation,” in Mobile Mapping Technologies, (Cairo, Egypt), MMT, May 2017.
  • M. Karaim, M. Youssef, T. B. Karamat, and A. Noureldin, “Adaptive multi-hypothesis vector tracking system – design and implementation,” in Proceedings of the 29th International Techni­cal Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation-ION GNSS 2016, (Portland, OR), September 2016.
  • H. E. Ibrahim, T. B. Karamat, A. El-Rabbany, and A. Noureldin, “Integration of code-based precise point positioning and reduced inertial sensor system,” in Proceedings of the 29th Inter­national Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation-ION GNSS 2016, (Portland, OR), September 2016.
  • Y. Sun, M. T. Rahman, T. B. Karamat, , and A. Noureldin, “Integrating vision based nav­igation with INS and GPS for land vehicle navigation in challenging environments,” in Pro­ceedings of the 29th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation-ION GNSS 2016, (Portland, OR), September 2016.
  • T. B. Karamat, M. M. Atia, M. Karaim, and A. Noureldin, “Aided integer ambiguity resolution using low-cost motion sensors,” in Proceedings of the 28th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation-ION GNSS 2015, (Tampa, FL), pp. 2548– 2559, September 2015.
  • S. Liu, M. M. Atia, T. B. Karamat, A. Noureldin, and S. Givigi, “LiDAR-aided integrated INS/GPS navigation system for unmanned ground vehicles in urban and indoor environments using hybrid adaptive scan matching algorithm,” in Proceedings of the 28th International Tech­nical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation-ION GNSS 2015, (Tampa, FL), pp. 2311–2318, September 2015.
  • T. B. Karamat, M. M. Atia, A. Noureldin, and S. Givigi, “Performance comparison analysis of FOGS and MEMS IMU under an enhanced GPS/reduced INS land vehicles navigation system,” in Proceedings of the 27th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation-ION GNSS 2014, (Tampa, FL), pp. 141–153, September 2014.
  • S. Liu, M. M. Atia, T. B. Karamat, S. Givigi, and A. Noureldin, “A dual-rate multi-filter algorithm for LiDAR-aided indoor navigation systems,” in Proceedings of IEEE/ION PLANS 2014, (Monterey, CA), pp. 1014–1019, May 2014.
  • M. Karaim, T. B. Karamat, A. Noureldin, M. Tamazin, and M. Atia, “Real-time cycle-slip detection and correction for land vehicle navigation using inertial aiding,” in Proceedings of the 26th International Technical Meeting of The Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation-ION GNSS 2013, (Nashville, TN), pp. 1290–1298, September 2013.
  • T. B. Karamat, J. Georgy, U. Iqbal, and A. Noureldin, “A tightly-coupled reduced multi-sensor system for urban navigation,” in Proceedings of the 22nd International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation-ION GNSS 2009, (Savannah, GA), pp. 582–592, September 2009.

Magazine Article

M. Karaim, T. B. Karamat, A. Noureldin, M. Tamazin, and M. M. Atia, “Cycle-slips: Detection and correction using inertial aiding,” GPS World Magazine, pp. 64–69, January 2014.

Other Interests

  • Travelling
  • Photography (Instagram: feenafoto)
  • Etymology and vocabulary building
  • Astronomy

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