2013

Congratulations - PhD_05! On April 25, 2013, Ji Huang successfully passed the PhD Oral Examination. Congratulations!

Congratulations! On April 15, 2013, the Faculty of Graduate Studies Awards Committee has recommended Dr. Hui Zhang as UVic’s  nominee for the  2012 CAGS/PROQUEST-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award.  "The Award recognizes Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field". Only one nomination from each university.

Congratulations - PhD_04! On April 15, 2013, Huiping Li successfully passed the PhD Oral Examination. Congratulations!

During April 15-16, Prof. Wei Ren (University of California, Riverside) visited ACIPL, and gave a seminar -- "Control of Networked Multi-agent Systems: Algorithms and Applications".

Congratulations - PhD_03! On January 25, 2013, Jian Wu successfully passed the PhD Oral Examination. Congratulations!

Prof. Ryozo Nagamune (University of British Columbia) visited ACIPL, and gave a seminar -- "Multiple Robust Control and Its Applications to Engineering Problems".
 

2012

On Nov. 6, 2012, Huiping Li (PhD student) was awarded one 2011/12 University of Victoria  Donor Award: The Dr. Esme Foord Graduate Scholarship.

On Nov. 6, 2012, Mingxi Liu (PhD student) was awarded one 2011/12 University of Victoria  Donor Award: The Charles S. Humphrey Graduate Student Award.

On Nov. 6, 2012, Jian Wu (PhD student) was awarded one 2011/12 University of Victoria  Donor Award: The Mr. Alfred Smith and Mrs. Mary Anderson Smith Scholarship.

During June 26-29, Jian Wu, Ji Huang, and Huiping attended ACC-2012 in Montreal, Canada.

During June 22-25, Prof. Ling Shi (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) visited ACIPL, and gave a seminar -- "Sensor Scheduling: from Offline to Online Design".

During June 22-25, Prof. Guofeng Zhang (Hong Kong Polytechnic University) visited ACIPL, and gave a seminar -- "Quantum Linear Systems Driven by Single Photon Input Fields".

Congratulations - PhD_02! On June 18, 2012, Hui Zhang successfully passed the PhD Oral Examination. Congratulations! Hui will take a PDF position at Ohio State University, USA. Best luck to Hui's career development.

Congratulations - MASc_05! On May 28, 2012, Mingxi Liu successfully passed the MASc Oral Examination. Congratulations! Mingxi will continue to pursue the PhD degree in ACIPL.

In April 2012, Dr. Shi was awarded the Teaching Excellence Award of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Victoria.
 

2011

On Nov. 10, Dr. Dan Wang visited ACIPL, and gave a seminar on Smart Grid.

On Nov. 9, Profs Xu HAN, Daolin XU, and Guilin WEN (College of Mechanical and Vehicle Engineering, Hunan University) visited ACIPL, and gave a seminar.

Congratulations - PhD_01! Yang Lin successfully passed his PhD oral defense on Nov. 9, 2011. Dr. Lin will join the Systems and Process Control Group as a S&PC Engineer in Hatch Ltd. in Calgary.

On Nov. 3, 2011, Hui Zhang (PhD student) was awarded two 2011/12 University of Victoria  Donor Awards including: The Jarmila Vlasta Von Drak Thouvenelle Graduate Scholarship and the Albert Hung Chao Hong Scholarship.  

On Nov. 3, 2011, Huiping Li (PhD student) was awarded one 2010/11 University of Victoria  Donor Award: The Mr. Alfred Smith and Mrs. Mary Anderson Smith Scholarship.

On Oct. 28, 2011, Huiping Li and Ji Huang were awarded the Graduate Student Travel Grant.

Congratulations! Yang Lin (PhD student) will join the Systems and Process Control Group as a S&PC Engineer with Hatch Engineering, Calgary.

In September, new members joined the group -- welcome! Visiting scholars: Dr. Zhang from Harbin Institute Technology and Dr. Wei from North China Electric Power University. PhD student: Bingxian; Visiting PhD student: Fuqiang; MASc student: Sina Doroudgar; NSERC USRA Undergraduate Research Student: Andrew Lund (ECE).

On August 31, Huiping Li (PhD student) received the IEEE-CSS Conference Travel Award.

On August 22, Prof. Wen Tan (Department of Automation, North China Electric Power University) visited ACIPL, and gave a seminar -- "Partially Decentralized Control: Analysis, Design and Applications to Power Systems".

On June 14, Prof. Alan F. Lynch  (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta) visited ACIPL, and gave a seminar -- "Design and Implementation of Two Inertial Navigation Systems for A Small Helicopter UAV".

During June 5-10, several group members (Dr. Shi, Dr. Fang, Hui, Wenbai, Jian, and Huiping) attended and presented at CANCAM 2011 in Vancouver.

Welcome Dr. F. Fang (North China Electric Power University) to join the group!

On Feb. 24, Prof. Maoqing Li (Vice Dean, School of Information Science and Technology) and Prof. Jian Luo (Head, Department of Automation) from Xiamen University visited ACIPL.

On Feb. 11, Dr. Xiaorui Wang, Technical Support Specialist at Schneider Electric visited ACIPL.

In Jan. 2011, Hui Zhang (3rd year PhD student) was awarded the prestigious 2011 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed PhD Students Abroad. Congratulations!

In Jan. 2011, Yang Lin (4th year PhD student) was awarded the  University of Saskatchewan 2011 VWR International Graduate Scholarship. Congratulations to him!

 

2010

On Dec. 3, Dr. Jun Hu from Shanghai Jiaotong University gave a talk on "Embedded Digital Control for High-Speed Machines" in ACIPL Group Meeting.

On Nov. 26, Dr. Yinyan Zhao from Tsinghua University gave a talk on "Product Design and Optimization Based on Virtual Machines" in ACIPL Group Meeting.

On Nov. 12, Dr. Juan Wu from Southeastern University gave a talk on "Research on Haptics Rendering & HCI" in ACIPL Group Meeting.

On Nov. 2, 2010, Ji Huang (PhD student) was awarded one 2010/11 University of Victoria  Donor Award: The Mr. Alfred Smith and Mrs. Mary Anderson Smith Scholarship.

On Nov. 2, 2010, Hui Zhang (PhD student) was awarded three 2010/11 University of Victoria  Donor Awards including: The Heritage Office Furnishing Scholarship, The Robert W. Ford Graduate Scholarship, and The B & C Food Distributors Scholarship.  

On Oct. 25, 2010, Prof. Clarence de Silva from the University of British Columbia paid a research visit to ACIPL.

New members joined the group in September 2010, welcome! Visiting scholar: Dr. Zhao from Tsinghua Univ. PhD students: Mingxi and Xiaotao. Visiting PhD students: Wenbai and Yanjun.

Hui Zhang (PhD student) was awarded the prestigious 2010-11 University of Victoria  Fellowship.

PhD students, JIan Wu, Ji Huang, Huiping Li, Mingxi Liu and Xiaotao Liu all were awarded the 2010-11 University of Victoria  Graduate Award.

Congratulations - MASc_04! Qiao Zhang successfully defended her M.Sc. thesis on Aug. 26, 2010.

In August 2010, Dr. Shi received the NSERC Engage Grants (EG) Program funding.

During July 13-14, 2010, Prof. Long Wang from the Peking University visited ACIPL.

Hui Zhang (PhD student) received the UVic Graduate Student Travel Grant. He will present two research papers at ACC 2010 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA during June 30 - July 2, 2010.

On June 9, 2010, Prof. Christine Wu from the University of Manitoba visited ACIPL, and gave a seminar -- "On Dynamics, Stability, Control and Energy-Efficiency of Bipedal Robots".

On June 9, 2010, Prof. Youmin Zhang from the University of Manitoba visited ACIPL, and gave a seminar - "Fault-tolerant and Cooperative Control of UAVs: Current Research Work at Concordia University".

Hui Zhang (PhD student) presented two research papers at CSME Forum 2010 in Victoria, BC, Canada during June 7 - 9, 2010.

Miss Tina Hung, a 3rd-year ME undergraduate has been awarded the NSERC USRA and will join the group on May 1 to complete her Co-op Term (May 1 - August 31, 2010). Congratulations and welcome, Tina!

In March 2010, Dr. Shi received the NSERC Engage Grants (EG) Program funding.

On March 2, 2010, Hui Zhang's first paper was accepted by IET Control Theory & Applications as a Regular Paper. Congratulations!

On Feb. 15, 2010, Prof. Clarence de Silva from the University of British Columbia (Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Mechatronics and Industrial Automation) visited ACIPL.

Yang Lin (PhD student) was awarded the U of S Graduate Teaching Fellowship (GTF). He will be fully in charge of teaching ME352 during Jan. - April, 2010.

2009

Ji Huang (PhD student) received the IEEE-CSS Conference Travel Award and the UVic Graduate Student Travel Grant. He will attend IEEE-CDC2009 in Shanghai in Dec. 2009.

Congratulations - MASc_03! Amitoz Ralhan successfully defended his M.Sc. thesis on Dec. 15, 2009.

Congratulations! Bo Yu (MSc student) was awarded the University of Saskatchewan Thesis Award in the area of Physical and Engineering Sciences (only one per year among all MSc and Phd thesis). Congratulations! -- Univeristy News

Congratulations - MASc_02! Huazhen Fang successfully defended his M.Sc. thesis on April 1, 2009. Congratulations!

In Feb. 2009, Yang Lin (PhD student) was awarded the prestigious VWR International Graduate Scholarship for 2008/2009. Congratulations to him!

2008

Congratulations - MASc_01! Bo Yu successfully defended his M.Sc. thesis on Sept. 19, 2008. Congratulations!

 
Last Updated: April 2013