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Wei Zhang

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engr.
  • 2015 Neil Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210

Honors

  • March, 2016

    Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award.

  • April, 2015

    Lumley Research Awards.

  • April, 2015

    Honorable Mention for the HKN 2015 Fred H. Pumphrey Distinguished Teaching Award.

  • May, 2013-
    July, 2013

    Air Force Summer Faculty Fellow.

Journal Articles

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2013

2012

2011

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2009

2008

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Presentations

  • "Hierarchical Population Control: from Mean-Field Games to Social Welfare Optimization." 2016, Presented at 5th Midwest Workshop on Control and Game Theory,
  • "A Unified Framework for Inverter-based Islanded Microgrid." 2016, Presented at ACM/IEEE 7th International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems,
  • "Market-Based Coordination of Thermostatically Controlled Loads." 2016, Presented at 2nd Workshop on Control of Complex Systems: Distributed and Hierarchical Control for Power Grids,
  • "Control of Complex Dynamical Systems." 2011, Presented at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
  • "Aggregate Modeling for Demand Response." 2012, Presented at Pacific Northwest National Lab,
  • "Control and Optimization of Hybrid Dynamical Systems." 2012, Presented at Center for Automotive Research of OSU,
  • "Aggregate Modeling for Demand Response." 2011, Presented at Smart Grid Workshop,
  • "On the Value Functions of the Optimal Quadratic Regulation Problem for Discrete-Time Switched Linear Systems." 2008, Presented at IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
  • "On Piecewise Quadratic Control-Lyapunov Functions for Switched Linear Systems." 2009, Presented at Proceedings of IEEE International Conference Decision and Control,
  • "Aggregation of Hybrid Dynamical Systems for Demand Response Modeling and Control." 2012, Presented at Pacific Northwest National Lab,
  • "Aggregation of Hybrid Systems for Demand Response Modeling, Analysis and Control." 2012, Presented at Energy System Group, Battelle,
  • "Modeling and Control of Aggregated Air Conditioning Loads Under Realistic Conditions." 2013, Presented at IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT),
  • "Optimal Power Modes Scheduling Using Hybrid Systems." 2007, Presented at IEEE Proceedings of the American Control Conference,
  • "Optimal Buffer Management Using Hybrid Systems." 2007, Presented at IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
  • "Low Power Management for Autonomous Mobile Robots Using Optimal Control." 2007, Presented at IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
  • "A Case Study of Optimal Multi-agent Coordination under Tree Formation Constraints." 2007, Presented at IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,
  • "On Optimal Quadratic Regulation for Discrete-Time Switched Linear Systems." 2008, Presented at International Workshop on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control (HSCC),
  • "Optimal Quadratic Regulation for Discrete-Time Switched Linear Systems: a Numerical Approach." 2008, Presented at IEEE Proceedings of the American Control Conference,
  • "Efficient Suboptimal Solutions of Switched LQR Problems." 2009, Presented at Proceedings of the American Control Conference,
  • "Decentralized Flight Path Planning for Air Traffic Management." 2011, Presented at EEE Proceedings of the American Control Conference,
  • "Demand Dynamics Aggregation Using Hybrid Systems." 2012, Presented at 50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing,
  • "Symmetry of the Solutions to the Generalized Optimal Sojourn Time Control Problem." 2006, Presented at IEEE International Conference of Decision and Control,
  • "Control of Complex Dynamical Systems." 2011, Presented at Department of Electrical Engineering,
  • "Vehicle to Grid Half as Virtual Storage." 2012, Presented at Annual review, SMART@CAR Consortium, Center for Automotive Research,
  • "Dynamic Characterization of PEV Fleet Capacity & Microgrid@CAR." 2013, Presented at Annual review, SMART@CAR Consortium, Center for Automotive Research,
  • "A Differential Game Approach to Planning in Adversarial Scenarios." 2012, Presented at Air Force Research Laboratory,
  • "Stabilization of Discrete-Time Switched Linear Systems: A Control-Lyapunov Function Approach." 2009, Presented at International Workshop on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control (HSCC),
  • "A Generating Function Approach to the Stability of Discrete-Time Switched Linear Systems." 2010, Presented at International Conference on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control (HSCC),
  • "Control of Complex Dynamical Systems." 2011, Presented at Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science,
  • "Aggregate Model for Heterogeneous Thermostatically Controlled Loads with Demand Response." 2012, Presented at IEEE PES General Meeting,

Papers in Proceedings

2016

  • Li S; Zhang, W; Lian J; Kalsi K "On Reverse Stackelberg Game and Optimal Mean Field Control for a Large Population of Thermostatically Controlled Loads." in 2016 American Control Conference. (7 2016).
  • Zhao, L; Zhang, W "A Geometric Approach to Virtual Battery Modeling of Thermostatically Controlled Loads." in 2016 American Control Conference. (7 2016).

2015

2014

2013

  • Liu,Jianzhe; Li,Sen; Zhang,Wei; Mathieu,Johanna,L; Rizzoni,Giorgio Planning and Control of Electric Vehicles Using Dynamic Energy Capacity Models. in 52nd IEEE Annual Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=6759911, (1 2013).
  • Brocanelli, M; Li, S; Wang, X; Zhang, W Joint Management of Data Centers and Electric Vehicles for Maximized Regulation Profits. in the fourth IEEE International Green Computing Conference (IGCC 2013). http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=6604496, (6 2013).
  • Matteo Muratori; Chin-Yao Chang; Wei Zhang;Giorgio Rizzoni "Impact of electricity price structure on residential demand response." in The 26th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems (ECOS). (7 2013).
  • Li, S; Brocanelli, M; Zhang, W; Wang, X "Data center power control for frequency regulation." in IEEE PES General Meeting. (7 2013).
  • Chang, CY; Zhang, W; Lian, JM; Kalsi, K "Modeling and Control of Aggregated Air Conditioning Loads Under Realistic Conditions." in IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT). (2 2013).

2012

2011

  • Wei Zhang, Maryam Kamgarpour, Dengfeng Sun and Claire Tomlin "Decentralized Flight Path Planning for Air Traffic Management." in IEEE Proceedings of the American Control Conference. (6 2011).
  • Haomiao Huang, Jerry Ding, Wei Zhang and Claire Tomlin "A Differential Game Approach to Planning in Adversarial Scenarios: A Case Study on Capture-the-Flag." in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. (5 2011).
  • Haomiao Huang, Wei Zhang, Jerry Ding, Dusan Stipanovic, and Claire Tomlin "Guaranteed Decentralized Pursuit-Evasion in the Plane with Multiple Pursuers." in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. (12 2011).
  • Maryam Kamgarpour, Wei Zhang, and Claire Tomlin "Runway Configuration Planning Using Optimal Control of Stochastic Hybrid Systems." in AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference. (8 2011).

2010

  • Vitus,Michael,P; Zhang,Wei; Abate,Alessandro; Hu,Jianghai; Tomlin,Claire,J "On Sensor Scheduling of Linear Dynamical Systems with Error Bounds." in 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). (1 2010).
  • Balandat,Maximilian; Zhang,Wei; Abate,Alessandro "Infinite Horizon Constrained Switched LQR." in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. (12 2010).
  • Lian,Jianming; Zhang,Wei; Hu,Jianghai; Zak,Stanislaw,H "Variable neural adaptive robust output feedback control of uncertain systems." in Proceedings of the American Control Conference. (6 2010).
  • Zhang,Wei; Vitus,Michael,P; Hu,Jianghai; Abate,Alessandro; Tomlin,Claire,J "On the Optimal Solutions of the Infinite-horizon Sensor Scheduling Problem." in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta. (12 2010).
  • Hu,Jianghai; Shen,Jinglai; Zhang,Wei "A Generating Function Approach to the Stability of Discrete-Time Switched Linear Systems." in 13th ACM International Conference on Hybrid Systems: Computation and Control. (4 2010).
  • Vitus,Michael,P; Zhang,Wei; Abate,Alessandro; Hu,Jianghai; Tomlin,Claire,J "On Efficient Sensor Scheduling for Linear Dynamical Systems." in IEEE Proceedings of the American Control Conference. (6 2010).

2009

  • Zhang,Wei; Abate,Alessandro; Hu,Jianghai "Efficient Suboptimal Solutions of Switched LQR Problems." in IEEE Proceedings of the American Control Conference. (6 2009).
  • Wei Zhang, Alessandro Abate, Michael Vitus and Jianghai Hu "On Piecewise Quadratic Control-Lyapunov Functions for Switched Linear Systems." in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. (12 2009).
  • Zhang,Wei; Abate,Alessandro; Hu,Jianghai "Stabilization of Discrete-Time Switched Linear Systems: A Control-Lyapunov Function Approach." in 12th International Conference on Hybrid Systems - Computation and Control. (1 2009).

2008

  • Zhang,Wei; Hu,Jianghai "On optimal quadratic regulation for discrete-time switched linear systems." in 11th International Conference on Hybrid Systems - Computation and Control. (1 2008).
  • Zhang,Wei; Hu,Jianghai "On the Value Functions of the Optimal Quadratic Regulation Problem for Discrete-Time Switched Linear Systems." in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. (12 2008).
  • Wei Zhang and Jianghai Hu "Optimal Quadratic Regulation for Discrete-Time Switched Linear Systems: A Numerical Approach." in IEEE Proceedings of the American Control Conference. (6 2008).

2007

  • Zhang,Wei; Hu,Jianghai "Optimal Buffer Management Using Hybrid Systems." in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. (12 2007).
  • Donahue,Maia,M; Zhang,Wei; Harrison,Marietta,L; Hu,Jianghai; Rundell,Ann,E "Employing optimization and sensitivity analyses tools to generate and analyze mathematical models of T cell signaling events." in Conference on Data Mining, Systems Analysis, and Optimization in Biomedicine. (1 2007).
  • Zhang,Wei; Hu,Jianghai "Low Power Management for Autonomous Mobile Robots Using Optimal Control." in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. (12 2007).
  • Zhang,Wei; Hu,Jianghai; Lu,Yung-Hsiang "Optimal Power Modes Scheduling Using Hybrid Systems." in 26th American Control Conference. (1 2007).
  • Wei Zhang and Jianghai Hu "A Case Study of Optimal Multi-agent Coordination under Tree Formation Constraints." in Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. (12 2007).

2006

  • Zhang,Wei; Hu,Jianghai "Symmetry of the Solutions to the Generalized Optimal Sojourn Time Control Problem." in 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control. (12 2006).

2005

  • Zhang,W; Cheung,S,CS; Chen,M,H "Hiding Privacy Information in Video Surveillance System." in IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2005). (1 2005).

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  • Chin-Yao Chang and Wei Zhang "On Near and Exact Optimal Power Flow Solutions for Microgrid Applications." in 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control.
  • Yueyun Lu; Chin-Yao Chang; Wei Zhang; Laurentiu Marinovic; Antonio Conejo "On Resilience Analysis and Quantification for Wide-Area Control of Power Systems." in 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control.