Dr. Yongpeng Zhang                                     
Associate Professor
Email:
ypzhang@pvamu.edu    

EDUCATION

Employment History

09/2010 Present

Associate Professor
Dept of Engineering Technology, Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, TX

09/2004 08/2010

Assistant Professor
Dept of Engineering Technology, Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, TX

06/2003 08/2004

Post-doctoral Researcher
DSP Solution Lab, CECSTR, Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, TX

09/1999 05/2003

Research Assistant
Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Houston
Houston, TX

03/1999 07/1999

Software Engineer
Quality Sci & Tech, Inc., Tianjin, China

09/1996 02/1999

Research Assistant
Tianjin University, Tianjin, China

07/1994 08/1996

Electrical Engineer
Beifang Telecom, Navigation & Automation, Inc., Tianjin, China

 

PUBLICATIONS, RESEARCH GRANTS, RESUME

Graduate Course Development

      Optimal Control Theory                               Fall 2011

      Robust Control Theory                                Spring 2010

      Nonlinear Control Theory                            Fall 2009              

      Power Electronics and Motor Drive             Spring 2009                        

      Digital Control Theory                                 Fall 2008                              

      Modern Control Theory                              Spring 2008                        

Graduate Advisees

Dissertation / Thesis Chaired

1.  Augustine Ajuzie, (PhD, ECE, Prairie View A&M University, Summer 2011)

2.  Jian Zhang, (PhD, ECE, Prairie View A&M University, expected 2012)

3.  Augustine Ajuzie, (MS, ECE, Prairie View A&M University, Fall 2008)

4.  Chao Xia, (MS, ECE, Prairie View A&M University, Summer 2009)

Dissertation Committee Member  

5.  Hanqin Zhou, (PhD, ECE, University of Houston, Summer 2006)

6.  Hsun-Pang Wang, (PhD, ECE, University of Houston, Fall 2007)

7.  Jian Wu, (PhD, ECE, University of Houston, Fall 2009)

8. Penrose Cofie, (PhD, ECE, University of Houston, Fall 2010)

9.  Xiangyin Meng, (PhD, Mechatronics, Southwest Jiaotong University, China, expected 2011)

Professional Service

Grant Proposal Review

      2010: NSF TUES, Washington DC

      2008: NSF CCLI, Washington DC

      2008: Army Research Office

      2010: Institute of Space Systems Operations, Clear Lake, TX

      2009: Institute of Space Systems Operations, Clear Lake, TX

      2008: Institute of Space Systems Operations, Clear Lake, TX

Journal Review

      2011: International Journal of Control

      2011: IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics

      2011: IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering

      2011: International Journal of System Science

      2011: Journal of Aerospace Engineering

      2010: Journal of Applied Mathematical Modeling

      2009 present: IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems

      2009 present: IET Control Theory and Applications

      2009 present: IET Power Electronics

      2009 present: Journal of the Franklin Institute

      2009: IMA Journal of Mathematical Control and Information

      2009: Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control

      2008 2010: Journal of Vibration and Control

      2008: Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering

      2007: IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II

      2007: Smart Materials and Structures

      2007: Optimal Control, Applications and Methods

      2006: Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications

      2006 present: ISA Transactions

 Conference Review

      2011: ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference

      2010: IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics

      2009 present: IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC)

      2008: American Control Conference (ACC)

 Conference Organization

      2010: Session Chair, IASTED International Conference on Control and Applications, Banff, Canada

      2010: Session Chair, ASCE International Conference on Earth & Space, Honolulu, HI

      2008: Session Chair, IEEE International Conference on Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics,                                                       Chengdu, China

      2008: Session Chair, ASCE International Conference on Earth & Space, Long Beach, CA

      2006: Session Chair, ASCE International Conference on Earth & Space, Houston, TX

 

 


 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Control Theory, Power Electronics, Motor Drive, Cyber-Physical System, Mechatronics, and Real-Time Embedded System Design.

 

PATENT

Motor Control Method and Apparatus with Multi-Objective Observer for Disturbance Rejection.

 

Inventor: Yongpeng Zhang, C.M. Akujuobi, C.L. Tolliver, W. Ali, L.S. Shieh


Assignee: Texas A&M University System

 

CONTACT

Dept of Engineering Technology

P.O. Box 519, Mail Stop 2530

Prairie View A&M University

Prairie View, TX 77446