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Dr Ganesh Kothapalli

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5792, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO23.342
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5792  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO23.342  


Staff Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of New South Wales, 1995 .
  • Master of Science, Canada, 1985 .
  • Bachelor of Engineering, UNKNOWN, 1981 .

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Khusheef, A., Kothapalli, G., Tolouei Rad, M., (2013), Vision-based relocation of objects using a mobile robot. Emirates Journal for Engineering Research, 18(2), 1-16.
  • Clarke, D., Al-Abdeli, Y., Kothapalli, G., (2013), The impact of renewable energy intermittency on the operational characteristics of a stand-alone hydrogen generation system with on-site water production. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38(28), 12253-12265, United Kingdom, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2013.07.031.
  • Clarke, D., Al-Abdeli, Y., Kothapalli, G., (2013), The effects of including intricacies in the modelling of a small-scale solar-PV reverse osmosis desalination system. Desalination, 311(2013), 127-136, Netherlands.
  • Wonohadidjojo, D., Kothapalli, G., Hassan, M., (2013), Position Control of Electro-hydraulic Actuator System Using Fuzzy Logic Controller Optimized by Particle Swarm Optimization. International Journal of Automation and Computing, 10(3), 181-193, DOI: 10.1007/s11633-013-0711-3.
  • Kothapalli, G., Hassan, M., (2012), Compensation of load variation using fuzzy controller for hydraulic actuated front end loader. Emirates Journal for Engineering Research, 17(1), 1-8, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates.
  • Hassan, M., Kothapalli, G., (2012), Interval Type-2 fuzzy position control of electro-hydraulic actuated robotic excavator. International Journal of Mining Science and Technology , 22(3), 437-445, Beijing, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmst.2011.12.004.
  • Kothapalli, G., Hassan, MY., (2011), Fuzzy Controlled Hydraulic Excavator with Model Parameter Uncertainty. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, N/A(60), 1889-1894.
  • Khusheef, A., Kothapalli, G., Tolouei Rad, M., (2011), An approach for integration of industrial robot with vision system and simulation software. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 58(2011), 18-23.

Conference Publications

  • Khusheef, A., Kothapalli, G., Tolouei Rad, M., (2011), Simulation of a mobile robot navigation system. MODSIM2011, 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, 318-323, Perth, Australia.
  • Clarke, D., Al-Abdeli, Y., Kothapalli, G., (2011), Modelling Small-Scale Stand-Alone (PV) Energy Systems with Reverse Osmosis Integration. MODSIM2011, 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. , 3031-3037, Perth, Australia.
  • Hassan, M., Kothapalli, G., (2010), Comparison between neural network based PI and PID controllers. Systems Signals and Devices (SSD), 2010 7th International Multi-Conference on, I(27-30 June), 1-6, Piscataway, N. J., DOI: 10.1109/SSD.2010.5585598.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Engineering Science,  Investigation On The Mobile Robot Navigation In An Unknown Environment.

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Master of Engineering Science,  Intelligent Computer-aided Modular Fixture Design System For Machining Semi-circular Parts..

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  A Generalised Feedforward Neural Network Architecture: Development Of Training Algorithms And Applications To Classifications And Regression.
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