Diala Uchenna

Mr Diala Uchenna
Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
University of Sheffield
Sheffield S1 3JD

Email: uhdiala1@sheffield.ac.uk
Room: 305, Sir Henry Stephenson Building


Diala Uchenna is currently a PhD student in ACSE working on Nonlinear Vibration Control under the supervision of Prof. Z.Q. Lang and Dr Simon Pope. He obtained an MSc in same department in 2011 with a distinction grade. He has a BEng degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri in Nigeria (2003) with First Class honours as well as an MEng degree in Communication Engineering (2009) with distinctions in same University. He is a corporate member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) as well as the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE).

Research Interests

  • Nonlinear system modelling, analysis and design in the frequency domain
  • Health monitoring and fault detection of engineering systems
  • Nonlinear vibration control with applications in automobile, civil, and earthquake engineering
  • Smart structures


Software Implementation of an Analysis and Design of a Linear Time Invariant System; U.H. Diala, G.N. Ezeh and M.C. Ndinechi, International Journal of Emerging Tech. & Research, ISSN (E): 2347-5900, ISSN (P): 2347-6079, Vol. 1, Issue 3, Mar-Apr, 2014.

Diala U. and Ezeh G., “Nonlinear Vibration Control”, Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP), ISBN-978-3-659-39015-9, Germany, 2013.

Nonlinear Damping for Vibration Isolation and Control using Semi Active Method; U.H. Diala and G.N. Ezeh, Academic Research International Journal, ISSN: 2223-9944, Vol. 3, No. 3, pg. 141, Nov. 2012.

Teaching and professional activities

  • Lab Demonstrator and Teaching Assistant for the following modules:
    o ACS6110 Embedded Systems and Rapid Control Prototyping
    o ACS6116 Advanced Industrial Contro
  • Instructor in the following module:
    o GEC HUB F – 2015

Other Activities

He enjoys playing table tennis, mentoring and building human capacity.