ZHU Xiaocong

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Basic information


Teacher Name:Xiaocong Zhu
Job title:Associate Professor
Tel:86-571-87952274 
Fax:86-571-87959403
Email:zhuxiaoc@zju.edu.cn
Address:The State Key Laboratory of Fluid Power and Mechatronic Systems, 38 Zheda Road, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 310027
Profile

  Research direction:

Control and Signal Processing of Mechatronic Systems  


Research area:

Nonlinear control theories and applications, Precision control of mechatronic systems, Smart materials and structures, robot control, optimal design and control

  

Affiliation

 The State Key Laboratory of Fluid Power and Mechatronic Systems, Zhejiang University

  

Education

2002.9 — 2007.9   Doctoral student in Zhejiang University, graduated with Ph.D. in2007

 1997.9 — 2002.6   Undergraduate in Zhejiang University, graduated with B.Eng. in 2002

  

Professional Positions:

2013.12 — present, Associate professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang University

2012.11 — 2013.12, Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang University

2010.8 — 2012.9, Research associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

2007.11 — 2010.6, Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang University

  

Biography

Dr. Xiaocong Zhu received her Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Zhejiang University in September 2007. From Nov. 2007 to June 2010, she worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the Institute of Mechatronic Control Engineering of Zhejiang University. From Aug. 2010 to Sep. 2012, she worked as a research staff at the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Since from Nove.2012, she has attended the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang University as a lecturer and then promoted as an associate professor in Dec. 2013. Her research interests include nonlinear control theories and applications, precision control of mechatronic systems, smart materials and structures, robot control, optimal design and control etc.. She has published more than forty SCI/EI papers in prestigious journals such as Automatica, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technolog, Smart Materials and Structures, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures and Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology etc., as well as famous international conferences such as IFAC, ACC, AIM, IFK etc. In these publications, she is the first author or the corresponding author in most cases. She has been in charge of three projects from National Natural Science Foundation (NSFC) of China, and has participated in several projects from the government and enterprises. She is also the peer reviewer of several international journals and conferences including Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics and Mechatronics etc..

  

Patents:

1. Guoliang Tao, Xiaocong Zhu and Jian Cao (2009): The motion simulator platform driven by pneumatic muscles and its posture control method. China Patent, No. ZL200610053005.6 dated Feb. 25,2009

2. Xiaocong Zhu, Jian Cao, Weiwei Wang, Xin Jin (2017): A composite actuator with power generation. China Patent, No. ZL201510067431.4, dated Jan. 4, 2017

3. Xiaocong Zhu, Chen Si, Jian Cao, Jianzhong Tang (2017): A magnetorheological damping element and its magnetorheological valve with generic compound flow duct. China Patent, No. ZL201510140333.9, dated  Mar. 1, 2017

Main Publications:

A)  Articles in journals

1. Jianfeng Liao, Xiaocong Zhu*, Bin Yao (2018): Dynamic modeling of gripper type hard rock tunnel boring machine. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 71(1): 166-179.

2. Xiaocong Zhu, Xingjian Jing* and Li Cheng (2013): Optimal design of control valves in magnetorheological fluid dampers using a nondimensional analytical method. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 24(1): 108-129.

3. Xiaocong Zhu, Xingjian Jing* and Li Cheng (2012): Magnetorheological fluid dampers: a review on structure design and analysis. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 23(8): 839~873.

4. Xiaocong Zhu, Xingjian Jing* and Li Cheng (2012): Systematic design of a magnetorheological fluid embedded pneumatic vibration isolator subject to practical constraints, Smart Materials and Structures, 21 (2012) 035006 (15pp).

5. Xiaocong Zhu, Xingjian Jing* and Li Cheng (2011): A magnetorheological fluid embedded pneumatic vibration isolator allowing independently adjustable stiffness and damping. Smart Materials and Structures, 20, 085025 (18pp).

6. Jian Cao, Xiaocong Zhu and Guoliang Tao* (2010): Identification of characteristic parameters and structure parameters in pneumatic servo control. Journal of Zhejiang University (Engineering Science), 44(3): 569-573 (in Chinese)

7. Jian Cao, Xiaocong Zhu, Guoliang Tao* and Yao B (2009): Adaptive robust tracking control of pressure trajectory based on Kalman filter. Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 22(3): 433-439

8. Xiaocong Zhu, Guoliang Tao*, Bin Yao and Jian Cao (2009): Integrated direct/indirect adaptive robust posture trajectory tracking control of a parallel manipulator driven by pneumatic muscles. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 17(3): 576-588

9. Xiaocong Zhu, Guoliang Tao*, Bin Yao and Jian Cao (2008): Adaptive robust posture control of a parallel manipulator driven by pneumatic muscles with redundancy. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 13(4): 441-450

10. Xiaocong Zhu, Guoliang Tao*, Bin Yao and Jian Cao (2008): Adaptive robust posture control of a parallel manipulator driven by pneumatic muscles. Automatica, 44(9): 2248-2257

11. Xiaocong Zhu, Guoliang Tao and Jian Cao (2008): Posture trajectory tracking control of parallel manipulator driven by pneumatic muscles. Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 44(7): 161-167 (in Chinese)

12. Xiaocong Zhu, Guoliang Tao* and Jian Cao (2008): Parametric identification of a parallel manipulator with redundancy driven by pneumatic muscles. Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 21(1): 66-71

13. Xiaocong Zhu, Guoliang Tao* and Jian Cao (2007): Pressure observer based adaptive robust trajectory tracking control of a parallel manipulator driven by pneumatic muscles. Journal of Zhejiang University -Science A, 8(12):1928-1937

14. Guoliang Tao, Xiaocong Zhu and Jian Cao (2005): Modeling and controlling of parallel manipulator joint driven by pneumatic muscles. Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 18(4): 537-541

15. Xiaocong Zhu and Guoliang Tao (2004): Modeling of a servo platform driven by pneumatic artificial muscles. Journal of Zhejiang University (Engineering Science), 38(8): 1056-1060 (in Chinese)

  

B)  Published contributions to academic conferences

1. Chen Si, Xiaocong Zhu*, Jian Cao, Bin Yao (2016): Modeling and performance analysis of a magnetorheological fluid actuation system. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 12–15, 2016, pp: 1473-1478.

2. Xiaocong Zhu, Xin Jin, Bin Yao and Jian Cao (2015): Modeling and design of a frictionless pneumatic cylinder system with air bearings. The 5th Annual IEEE International Conference on Cyber Technology in Automation, Control and Intelligent System, June 8-12, 2015, Shenyang, China, pp: 1192-1197.

3. Xiaocong Zhu, Weiwei Wang, Bin Yao, Jian Cao and Qingfeng Wang (2015): Analytical modeling and optimal design of a MR damper with power generation. 2015 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics. Busan, Korea, July 7-11, 2015, pp: 1531-1536.

4. Xiaocong Zhu, Bin Yao, Guoliang Tao, Qingfeng Wang and Jian Cao (2014): Adaptive robust synchronous control of a individual metering dual-cylinder pneumatic system with composite parallel method. 2014 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Besançon, France, July 8-11, 2014, pp:304-309.

5. Jianzhong Tang, Xiaocong Zhu, Bin Yao, Qingfeng Wang and Jian Cao (2014): Model analysis and parameters optimization of magnetorheological control valves.Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Dynamic System and Control Conference DSCC 2014 October 22-24, 2014, San Antonio, TX, USA.

6. Jian Cao, Xiaocong Zhu*, Bin Yao, Guoliang Tao and Qingfeng Wang (2013): Levelling control of an electro-pneumatic stabilized platform driven by pneumatic muscles. Proceedings of the 6th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, April 10-12, 2013, pp: 445-452.

7. Xiaocong Zhu, Xingjian Jing, Li Cheng (2011): Efficient design of a magneto-rheological fluid embedded pneumatic vibration isolator considering practical constraints, 14th Asia Pacific Vibration Conference, 5-8 December 2011, Hong Kong, 1195-1204

8. Xiaocong Zhu, Jian Cao, Guoliang Tao and Bin Yao (2010): Energy-saving method of pneumatic position control system based on separate control of motion trajectory and pressure trajectory. 7th International Fluid Power Conference, Aachen, Germany, March 2010, 329-342

9. Xiaocong Zhu, Jian Cao, Guoliang Tao and Bin Yao (2009): Synchronization strategy research of pneumatic servo system based on separate control of meter-in and meter-out. Proceedings of IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Singapore, July 2009, 24-29

10. Guoliang Tao, Xiaocong Zhu, Bin Yao and Jian Cao (2007): Adaptive robust posture control of a pneumatic muscles driven parallel manipulator with redundancy. Proceedings of American Control Conference, New York, USA, July 2007, 3408-3413

11. Xiaocong Zhu, Guoliang Tao, Jian Cao and Bin Yao (2006): Adaptive robust posture control of a pneumatic muscles driven parallel manipulator. Proceedings of 4th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, Heidelberg, Germany, September 2006, 764-769

12. Xiaocong Zhu and Guoliang Tao (2004): The research on position control of a new robot arm joint mechanism driven by pneumatic artificial rubber muscles. Proceedings of 3rdFPNI-PhD Symposium on Fluid Power, Terrassa, Spain, June/July 2004, 637-644