Yousef Sweiti

Yousef Sweiti

Assistant Professor - Mechanical Engineering

Yousef Sweiti


1. Bachelor Study

Degree: Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering - Automotive Engineering Program 

Year of Graduation: 1995

University: Palestine Polytechnic University (PPU), Hebron, Palestine

Grant: 5-years, PPU academic distinction scholarship (1990-1995)

Graduation Project: Controller design for automotive transmission system

2. Master Study

Degree: Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Dynamics and Design)

Year of Graduation: 1998

University: University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

Grant: 2-years, DAAD scholarship (1996-1998)

Thesis: Thermoelastic vibration and damping of vibrating rectangular plates

3. PhD Study

Degree: PhD in Mechanical Engineering /Dynamics and control

Year of Graduation: August, 2006

University: University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany.

Grant: 3-years DAAD scholarship (2003-2006)

Thesis: Modeling and control of elastic ship-mounted cranes using variable-gain model-based controller.


Employment and Professional Experiences

2006 - : Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at PPU,  

2010-2012: Head of Mechanical Engineering Department

1998-2003: Lecturer in the mechanical Engineering department at PPU (Teaching many undergraduate courses as: Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering Design, Robotics, Dynamics and Vibrations, Control Systems, AutoCAD, and control theory labs)

1999-2002: Teaching and training graduate engineers (Mechanical, Electrical and Architecture Engineers) to use CAD software in drafting and design, Engineering Association, Hebron

1995-1996: Teaching assistant and supervisor on the applied Mechanics Laboratories, PPU


Teaching and research interests

Dynamics and Control of Mechatronics systems, Control systems design, Machinery Dynamics and Vibrations, Mechanical Engineering Design.


Correspondence Address:

Mechanical Engineering Department,

Palestine Polytechnic University,

PO Box. 198, Hebron, Palestine.