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Current PhD and MASc Students (Group Photo Group News!

NAME

YEAR DEGREE THESIS TOPIC AND CO-SUPERVISION
J. Chen 2014 PhD Stochastic Model Predictive Control for Networked Dynamic Systems
K. Zhang 2016 PhD Adaptive Model Predictive Control for Uncertain Dynamic Systems
Q. Sun 2016 PhD Resource-Aware Model Predictive Control of Resilient Cyber-Physical Systems
Q. Zhang 2016 PhD Optimal Power Management Strategies for Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Advanced Control and Reinforcement Learning Perspectives (with Dr. Wu)
H. Wei 2017 PhD Distributed Robust Model Predictive Control: Theory and Application
T. Tan 2017 PhD Robust Switched Model Predictive Control of Constrained Switching Systems
Y. Yang 2017 PhD Robust Cooperative Control of Teleoperation Systems (with Dr. Constantinescu)
C. Liu 2018 PhD Distributed Optimization for Networked Systems
X. Sheng 2018 PhD Model Predictive Control of A Quadruped Robot Motion Control System
X. Shang 2018 PhD Stochastic Model Predictive Control: Theory and Applications
 
T. Lu 2018 MASc
Y. Gupta 2020 MASc
 

Current Visiting PhD Students

NAME

YEAR POSITION

RESEARCH TOPIC

       
       

 

Current Undergraduate Research Students

NAME

YEAR POSITION

RESEARCH TOPIC

       

 

Current Visiting Scholars

NAME

YEAR POSITION

RESEARCH TOPIC

       
       

 

Completed PhD/MSc Students

NAME

Date of Completion DEGREE THESIS TOPIC

CURRENT POSITION

C. Shen 2018-03-09 PhD Motion Control of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Using Advanced Model Predictive Control Strategy Software Engineer at AltumView Systems Inc, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Y. Chen 2017-12-12 PhD Analysis and Synthesis of Distributed Control Systems Under Communication Constraints Sessional Lecturer at University of Victoria
B. Mu 2017-12-08 PhD Cooperative Control of Quadrotors and Mobile Robots: Controller Design and Experiments Assistant Professor at University of New Hampshire, USA
M. Liu 2016-04-21 PhD Modeling and Control of Controllable Electric Loads in Smart Grid Assistant Professor at The University of Utah, USA
R. Rakhsha 2015-03-25 PhD Scalable Distributed Networked Haptic Cooperation Faculty Member at Camosun College, Canada
X. Liu 2014-11-27 PhD Robust Model Predictive Control and Distributed MPC: Feasibility and Stability (with Dr. Constantinescu) Associate Professor at Xidian University, Xi'an, China
J. Huang 2013-04-25 PhD

Analysis and Synthesis of Semi-Markov Jump Linear Systems and Networked Dynamic Systems

Control Engineer
H. Li 2013-04-15 PhD

Filtering and Model Predictive Control of Networked Nonlinear Systems

Professor at NPU, Xi'an, China
J. Wu 2013-01-25 PhD Consensus in Multi-Agent Systems and Bilateral Teleoperation with Communication Constraints Flight Control Engineer at Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC), China
H. Zhang 2012-06-18 PhD Robust Tracking Control and Signal Estimation for Networked Control Systems Professor (One Thousand Young Talent Plan) at Beihang University, Beijing, China
Y. Lin 2011-11-09 PhD

Design for a High Precision Hydraulic Position Control System (with Dr. Burton)

Process Control Engineer, Hatch Engineering, Calgary, Canada
 
C. Ma 2020-04-21 MASc Application of LQR and H2-optimal Control for a Quadrotor System
C. H. Ma 2020-04-20 MASc Embedded System Design and Joint Motion Control of a Quadruped Robot
Z. Li 2020-03-31 MASc Distributed Model Predictive Control based Consensus of General Linear Multi-agent Systems with Input Constraints
H. Sheng 2019-12-12 MASc Image-Based Visual Servoing of a Quadrotor Using Model Predictive Control Control Engineer at Quaternion Aerospace, Canada
Z. Zhang 2019-05-15 MASc Path-Following Control for Power Generating Kites Using Economic Model Predictive Control Approach Electrical Engineer, Tianxin Instrument Group Co., Ltd, China
X. Sheng 2018-03-08 MASc Mechanical Design and Simulation Studies of A Quadruped Robot Motion Control System PhD Student, University of Victoria
Y. Yang 2017-06-19 MASc Stable Bilateral Teleoperation with Time-Varying Delays (with Dr. Constantinescu) PhD Student, University of Victoria
K. Zhang 2016-07-19 MASc Flight Control of a Quadrotor: Theory and Experiments PhD Student, University of Victoria
B. Mu 2013-05-22 MASc Analysis of Networked Multi-agent Systems with Second-order Dynamics and Euler-Lagrange Dynamics PhD Student, University of Victoria
M. Liu 2012-05-28 MASc

Energy Efficient Operation Strategy Design for the Combined Cooling, Heating and Power System

PhD Student, University of Victoria
Q. Zhang 2010-08-26 MSc Cuff-free Blood Pressure Estimation Using Signal Processing Techniques (with Dr. Ko) Siemens, Clinical Affairs Specialist
A. Ralhan 2009-12-15 MSc Application of Machine Learning for Fall Detection and Movement Classification (with Dr. Ko) System Analyst at Pulse Services Inc, Toronto
H. Fang 2009-04-01 MSc State Estimation, System Identification and Adaptive Control for Networked Systems Assistant Professor, Univ. of Kansas, USA
B. Yu* 2008-09-19 MSc Networked Control System Design and Parameter Estimation* Senior Control Engineer, General Motors, USA
 
H. Ji 2017-09-08 MEng PLC Programming for A Water Level Control System: Design and System Implementation Mechanical/Electrical Technician at Oldcastle APG- Abbotsford Concrete, Canada
R. Thomas 2017-05-09 MEng Sliding Mode Controller on a Quadrotor Control Engineer at General Motors, Canada
Y. Zhao 2015-08-26 MEng Model Predictive Control of Wave Energy Converters  
X. Xing 2015-08-26 MEng Analysis of Electric Field Distribution of Buried Pipeline Coating  
  • *In April 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.
  • *Bo Yu's MSc thesis was awarded the U of S Thesis Award in the area of Physical and Engineering Sciences (one award per year among all MSc and PhD theses in this area)
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    Past Undergraduate Research Students
     

    NAME

    YEAR POSITION

    THESIS TOPIC AND CO-SUPERVISION

    S. Cheng 2013 Research Student

    (MITACS Globalink)

    Distributed Control and Optimization Lab
    P. Lu 2012 Co-op Research Student

    (NSERC USRA)

    Flight Control System Development
    A. Lund 2011 Co-op Research Student

    (NSERC USRA)

    Flight Control System Development
    K. Lorette 2011 Co-op Research Student

    (NSERC USRA)

    SCADA System Development
    T. Hung 2010 Co-op Research Student

    (NSERC USRA)

    Modeling and Control for X-6 Helicopters
    C. Shen 2009 Summer Research Student Testing Device for FANFARE Project

    (MSc Student at Univ. of Saskatchewan)

    X. Yu 2008 USTEP Summer Research Student Testbed for Networked Control Systems

    (Graduate Student at Michigan State Univ.)

    P. A. Lapointe 2006 USTEP Summer Research Student Fast Sliding Mode Control Applied to Mechatronic Systems

    (Control Engineer at Honeywell, Toronto)