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Ying Yang
Ph.D. , Professor
Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science
College of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing, 100871, China
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  • Email: yy@pku.edu.cn

Education Background

2003   Ph. D. Automatic control, Peking University, Beijing, China, January
Dissertation: Robust Analysis and Synthesis of Global Properties of Uncertain Nonlinear Systems
Advisor: Prof. Lin Huang, Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences

1999  M. S. Engr. Detecting, measuring technique & instrument, Yanshan University, China

1994  B. S. Engr. Dete
cting, measuring technique & instrument, Yanshan University, China 


Professional Experience

2014-           Professor, College of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing, China.

2005-2014   Associate Professor, College of Engineering, Peking University, Beijing, China.

2010-2011   Visiting scholar, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

2004-2005   Lecturer, Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science, Peking University, Beijing, China.

2003-2004   Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science, Peking University, Beijing, China.


Research Areas

Robust control; Optimal control; Nonlinear control theory; Systems with multiple equilibria; Redundant control and control allocation; Fault detection and fault tolerant control.


Teaching

“Linear Algebra and Analytic Geometry”, Autumn Semester, Undergraduates.

“Advanced Algebra”, Autumn Semester, Undergraduates.

“Linear System Theory”, Spring Semester, Graduates.

“Optimal Control”, Spring Semester, Graduates.


Honors

• Creative Ph. D. Dissertation Award, Peking University, 2002.

• Nominating Prize of Kwan Chao-Chih Best Paper Award at 24th China Control Conference, 2005.

• Modern Education and Basic Teaching skills Award of Peking University, 2006.

• Natural Science Award of the Ministry of Education, 2011.


 

Professional Activities and Membership

• Visiting Scholar of Department of Computing, Curtin University of Technology, Australia, 2004.7-2004.8

• Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) from 2006

• Committee Member of Chinese Association for System Simulation (CASS) from 2007

• Committee Member of Chinese Association for Fault Detection and Safe Process from 2011

• Visiting Scholar of Institute of Automatic Control and Complex Systems, University of Duisburg- Essen, Germany, 2011.3-2012.2

• International Program Committee Member of 2014 International Conference on Complex and Hybrid Systems with Applications (ICCHSA2014).


Representative Research Projects

1. Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC): “Robust Analysis and Synthesis of Periodic Solutions of Nonlinear Systems with Cylindrical Phase Space”, PI, 2005-2007.

2. Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC): “Dynamic Analysis and Control of Phase Synchronization Systems”, PI, 2009-2011.

3. Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC): “Dynamic Control Allocation of Redundant Actuators: Theories and Algorithms”, PI, 2012-2015.

4. Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC): “Studies on Control of Complex Nonlinear Mechanical Systems”, Chief investigator, 2007-2011.

5. Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC): “Coordinate Control of Hypersonic Vehicle in Near Earth Space”, Chief investigator, 2007-2011.

6. National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program): “Cross-scale Micro-Gravity Compensation Based Base Control”, Chief investigator, 2012-2016.


Representative Publications(5-10)

1. Ying Yang, Lin Huang. H∞ controller synthesis for pendulum-like systems. Systems and Control Letters, 50(4)?263-274?2003

2. Ying Yang, Rao Fu and Lin Huang. Robust analysis and synthesis for a class of uncertain nonlinear systems with multiple equilibria. Systems and Control Letters, 53(2): 89-105, 2004

3. Ying Yang, Zhisheng Duan and Lin Huang. Nonexistence of periodic solutions in a class of dynamical systems with cylindrical phase space. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, 15(4) : 1423--1431, 2005

4. Ying Yang, Zhisheng Duan and Lin Huang. Design of nonlinear interconnections guaranteeing the absence of periodic solutions. Systems and Control Letters, 55(4): 338--346, 2006

5. Ying Yang, Zhisheng Duan and Lin Huang, Robust dichotomy analysis and synthesis with application to an extended Chua's circuit, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I: Regular papers,54(9):2078--2086,2007

6. Lei Cui, Ying Yang*, Disturbance rejection and robust least squares control allocation in flight control system, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 34(6): 1632—1643, 2011

7. Ying Yang, Steven Ding, A control-theoretic study on iterative solutions to nonlinear equations for applications in embedded systems, Automatica, regular paper, 48(4): 583—594, 2012

8. Ying Yang*, Yong Zhang, Steven X. Ding and Linlin Li, Design and implementation of lifecycle management for industrial control applications, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, DOI: 10.1109/TCST.2014.2367316, 2014

9. Yong Zhang, Ying Yang*, S. X. Ding and Linlin Li. Data-driven design and optimization of feedback control systems for industrial applications, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2014.2301757, 2014