Zhong-Ping   Jiang

Zhong-Ping Jiang


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Journal Articles

  •  T. Liu and Z. P. Jiang, A small-gain approach to robust event-triggered control of nonlinear systems, Accepted by IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control as a Regular Paper, Aug. 2014
  • Y. Jiang and Z. P. Jiang, Adaptive dynamic programming as a theory of sensorimotor control, Biological Cybernetics, Vol. 108, pp. 459-473, 2014.
  • Z. P. Jiang and T. Liu, Quantized nonlinear control - a survey, Special Issue in Celebration of the 50th Birthday of Acta Automatica Sinica (English Series), Acta Automatica Sinica, 39(11): 1820-1830, Nov. 2013. (Invited Paper)
  • Z. P. Jiang and Y. Jiang, Robust adaptive dynamic programming for linear and nonlinear systems: An overview, European J. Control, Vol. 19, No. 5, pp. 417-425, 2013.
  • T. Liu and Z. P. Jiang, Distributed formation control of nonholonomic mobile robots without global position measurements, Automatica, Vol. 49, pp. 592-600, 2013


Ecole des Mines de Paris, France, 1993

Doctor of Philosophy, Automatic Control and Mathematics

University of Paris XI, 1989

Master of Science, Statistics

University of Wuhan, 1988

Bachelor of Science, Mathematics

Authored + Edited Books

  • I. Karafyllis and Z. P. Jiang, Stability and Stabilization of Nonlinear Systems. London: Springer-Verlag, June 2011.
  • T. Liu, Z. P. Jiang and D. J. Hill, Nonlinear Control of Dynamic Networks. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, April 2014.

Awards + Distinctions

  • Fellow of the IFAC (2013)
  • Fellow of the IEEE (2008)
  • Changjiang Chair Professorship at Beijing University (2008).
  • Shimemura Young Author Prize (with my student Yu Jiang as the lead author) at the 2013 Asian Control Conference in Istanbul, Turkey.
  •  Guan Zhao-Zhi Best Paper Award at the 2011 Chinese Control Conference for a joint paper with T. Liu and D. J. Hill.
  • Best Theoretic Paper Award from the 2008 World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Chongqin, June 2008.
  • Distinguished Overseas Chinese Scholar Award from the NSF of China (2007)
  • JSPS Invitation Fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (2005)
  • NSF CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (2001). 
  • QEII (Queen Elizabeth II) Research Fellowship Award from the Australian Research Council (ARC, 1998).
  • Guest Professor at several leading universities in China

Research Interests

  • Basic stability problems for interconnected systems
  • Nonlinear control theory and applications
  • Robust adaptive dynamic programming
  • Control of underactuated mechanical systems - for example, mobile robots, ships,underwater systems
  • Energy and power systems
  • Tools for cyber-physical systems
  • Systems neuroscience





    General / Collaborative Research

    The main research focus is on the interdiscipliabry problems at the interface of control, computing and communications as well as on optimal feedback mechanisms in movement science.


    Collaborative Research: Hybrid Small-Gain Theorems for Nonlinear Networked and Quantized Control Systems, (Principle Investigator at NYU Poly)

    National Science Foundation, 3 years