[1]
Q.-C. Zhong, *Power Electronics-Enabled
Autonomous Power Systems: Next Generation Smart Grids*,
Wiley-IEEE Press, to appear in 2017.

[2]
Q.-C. Zhong and
W.-L. Ming, *Advanced
Power Converters with Reduced Capacitance, Ripples and
Common-mode Voltages*, Wiley-IEEE Press, to appear in
2017.

[3]
Q.-C. Zhong and T.
Hornik, *Control of Power Inverters in Renewable Energy and
Smart Grid Integration*,
Wiley-IEEE Press,
2013, available for download (with subscription or
payment) at http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/bkabstractplus.js
p?bkn=6381785 and http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9781118481
806. It once made No. 7 of Best Sellers in Power
Generation and Distribution on amazon.co.uk and the global
rights in Chinese were licensed out within three months of its
publication.

[4]
A. Visioli and
Q.-C. Zhong, *Control of Integral Processes with Dead Time*,
Springer-Verlag Limited, London, 2010, available for download
(with subscription or payment) at http://www.springer.com/engineering/robotics/
book/978-0-85729-069-4.

[5]
Q.-C. Zhong, *Robust
Control of Time-delay Systems*. ISBN: 1-84628-264-0.
Springer-Verlag Limited, London, 2006, available for download
(with subscription or payment) at http://www.springer.com/engineering/control/book/978-1-84628-264-5.

1.
Q.-C. Zhong, Self-synchronized
robust droop controller, UK Patent GB1601730.3, filed in
January 2016.

2.
Q.-C. Zhong and G. Konstantopoulos,
Current-limiting droop controller for power converters, UK
Patent GB1521725.0, filed in December 2015.

3.
Q.-C. Zhong, Theta converter, UK
Patent GB1516168.0, filed in September 2015.

4.
Q.-C. Zhong and T. Hornik, Cascaded
Current-Voltage Repetitive Controllers to Improve the Quality
of Output Voltage and Current Simultaneously for
Grid-Connected Inverters, UK Patent GB2483910, filed in
September 2010, granted on 19/02/2013.

5.
Q.-C. Zhong, Proportional load
sharing for inverters, UK Patent GB2483879, filed in September
2010, granted on 11/06/2013.

6.
Q.-C. Zhong, AC Ward Leonard Drive
Systems, UK Patent GB2473853, filed in September 2009, granted
on 20/03/2012.

7.
Q.-C. Zhong, A
system and a method for converting the kinetic energy stored
in landing aircraft into electricity, UK Patent
GB2460132, filed in Dec. 2008, granted on 29/01/2013.

8.
Q.-C. Zhong and G.
Weiss, Static synchronous generators (Inverters that Mimic
Synchronous Generators), EU/US/China Patent granted,
EP2377238, US008880236B2, CN102257720A, WO2010055322A3, filed
in Nov. 2008.

[1]
Q.-C. Zhong, The
Ghost Operator and its Applications to Reveal the Physical
Meaning of Reactive
Power for Electrical and Mechanical Systems and Others, ** IEEE
Access**, vol. 5, pp.
xxx, 2017.

[2]
Q.-C. Zhong
and G. Konstantopoulos, Current-limiting Three-phase
Rectifiers, ** IEEE
Trans. on Industrial Electronics**, vol.64,
no.x, pp. xxx-xxx, 2017.

[3]
S. Gadelovits,
Q.-C. Zhong, V. Kadirkamanathan and A. Kuperman, UDE-based
Controller Equipped
with a Multi-Band-Stop Filter to Improve the Voltage
Quality of Inverters, ** IEEE
Trans. on Industrial Electronics**, vol.64,
no.x, pp. xxx-xxx, 2017.

[4]
Q.-C. Zhong, Y.
Wang, and B. Ren, UDE-Based Robust Droop Control of
Inverters in Parallel
Operation,** IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics**,
vol.65, no.xx, pp. xxx-xxx,
2017.

[5]
Q.-C. Zhong,
G.C. Konstantopoulos, B. Ren and M. Krstic, Improved
Synchronverters with
Bounded Frequency and Voltage for Smart Grid Integration,
** IEEE
Trans. on Smart Grid**,
vol. xx, no.x, xxx-xxx, 2017.

[6]
Q.-C. Zhong and
W.-L. Ming, Reducing the Inductors of Rectifiers having
Two Outputs to Improve
Power Density, ** IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics**, vol.
32, no. 10, pp. 8150 -
8162, 2017.

[7]
R. Sanz-Diaz,
P.J. Garcia Gil, P. Albertos and Q.-C. Zhong, Robust
Controller Design for
Input-Delayed Systems using Predictive Feedback and an
Uncertainty Estimator，** Int.
Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control**,
vol. 27, no. 10, pp. 1826–1840, 2017.

[8]
Q.-C. Zhong
and G. Konstantopoulos, Current-limiting Droop Control of
Grid-connected
Inverters, ** IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics**,
vol.64, no.7, pp. 5693-5973,
2017.

[9]
Q.-C. Zhong, Power
Electronics-enabled Autonomous Power Systems: Architecture
and Technical
Routes, ** IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics**,
vol.64, no.7, pp. 5907-5918,
2017.

[10]
B. Ren, Q.-C.
Zhong and J. Dai, Asymptotic Reference Tracking and
Disturbance Rejection of
UDE-Based Robust Control, ** IEEE Trans. on
Industrial Electronics**,
vol.64, no.4, pp. 3166-3176, 2017.

[11]
Z.-H. Liu,
H.-L. Wei, Q.-C. Zhong, and K. Liu, Parameter Estimation
for VSI-Fed PMSM based
on a Dynamic PSO with Learning Strategies, ** IEEE Trans. on
Power Electronics**,
vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 3154-3165, 2017.

[12]
W.-L. Ming and
Q.-C. Zhong, Current-stress Reduction for the Neutral
Inductor of θ-Converters,
** IEEE
Trans. on Power Electronics**, vol. 32, no. 4,
pp. 2794-2807, 2017.

[13]
B. Ren, Y.
Wang, and Q.-C. Zhong, UDE-based Control of Variable-speed
Wind Turbine
Systems, ** Int. Journal of Control**, vol. 90, no.
1, pp. 137-152, 2017.

[14]
R. Sanz-Diaz,
P.J. Garcia Gil, Q.-C. Zhong and P. Albertos,
Predictor-based Control of a
Class of Time-Delay Systems and its Application to
Quadrotors, ** IEEE
Trans. on Industrial Electronics**, vol.64,
no.1, pp. 459-469, 2017.

[15]
Q.-C. Zhong, W.-L.
Ming, W. Sheng and Y. Zhao, Beijing Converters: Bridge
Converters with a
Capacitor added to Reduce Leakage Currents, DC-bus Voltage
Ripples and Total
Capacitance Required, ** IEEE Trans. on
Industrial Electronics**,
vol.64, no.1, pp. 325-335, 2017.

[16]
Q.-C. Zhong,
Virtual Synchronous Machines – A unified interface for
smart grid integration, ** IEEE
Power Electronics Magazine**, vol. 3., No. 4,
pp. 18-27, Dec. 2016.

[17]
G.C.
Konstantopoulos, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren and M. Krstic,
Bounded Integral Control of
Input-to-State Practically Stable Non-linear Systems to
Guarantee Closed-loop
Stability, ** IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control**, vol.
61, no.12, 4196-4202,
2016.

[18]
Q.-C. Zhong
and W.-L. Ming, A theta-Converter that Reduces Common Mode
Currents, Output
Voltage Ripples and Total Capacitance Required, ** IEEE
Trans. on Power Electronics**,
vol. 31, no. 12, pp. 8435-8447, 2016.

[19]
X. Zhang and
Q.-C. Zhong, Improved Adaptive-Series-Virtual-Impedance
Control Incorporating
Minimum Ripple Point Tracking for Load Converters in DC
Systems, ** IEEE
Trans. on Power Electronics**, vol. 31, no. 12,
pp. 8088-8095, 2016.

[20]
X. Zhang,
Q.-C. Zhong, and W.-L. Ming, A Virtual RLC Damper to
Stabilize DC/DC Converters
Having an LC Input Filter while Improving the Filter
Performance, ** IEEE
Trans. on Power Electronics**, vol. 31, no. 12,
pp. 8017-8023, 2016.

[21]
Q.-C. Zhong,
W.-L. Ming and Y. Zeng, Self-Synchronized Universal Droop
Controller, ** IEEE
Access**, vol. 4, pp. 7145-7153, 2016.

[22]
L. Sun, D. Li,
Q.-C. Zhong, and K.-Y. Lee, Control of a Class of
Industrial Processes with Time
Delay based on a Modified Uncertainty and Disturbance
Estimator, ** IEEE
Trans. on Industrial Electronics**, vol.63,
no.11, pp. 7018-7028, 2016.

[23]
Y. Wang, B.
Ren, and Q.-C. Zhong, Robust Power Flow Control of
Grid-connected Inverters, ** IEEE
Trans. on Industrial Electronics**, vol.63,
no.11, pp. 6887-6897, 2016.

[24]
Q.-C. Zhong and
D. Boroyevich, Structural Resemblance Between Droop
Controllers and
Phase-Locked Loops, ** IEEE Access**, vol. 4, pp. 5733-5741,
2016.

[25]
J. Chen, B.
Ren, and Q.-C. Zhong, UDE-based Trajectory Tracking
Control of Piezoelectric
Stages, ** IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics**,
vol.63, no.10, pp. 6450-6459,
2016.

[26]
G.
Konstantopoulos, Q.-C. Zhong, and W.-L. Ming, PLL-less
Nonlinear
Current-limiting Controller for Single-phase Grid-tied
Inverters: Design, Stability
Analysis and Operation Under Grid Faults, ** IEEE Trans. on
Industrial Electronics**,
vol.63, no. 9, pp. 5582-5591, 2016.

[27]
X. Zhang,
Q.-C. Zhong, and W.-L. Ming, Stabilization of Cascaded
DC/DC Converters via
Adaptive Series-Virtual-Impedance Control of the Load
Converter, ** IEEE
Trans. on Power Electronics**, vol. 31, no. 9,
pp. 6057-6063, 2016.

[28]
G.
Konstantopoulos, and Q.-C. Zhong, Nonlinear Control of
Single-Phase PWM
Rectifiers with Inherent Current-Limiting Capability, ** IEEE
Access**, vol. 4, pp. 3578-3590,
2016.

[29]
R. Sanz-Diaz,
P.J. Garcia Gil, Q.-C. Zhong and P. Albertos, Robust
Control of Quadrotors
Based on an Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator, ** ASME J.
Dyn. Syst., Meas.,
Control**, vol. 138, no. 7, 071006, 2016.

[30]
Q.-C. Zhong,
W.-L. Ming, X. Cao and M. Krstic, Control of Ripple
Eliminators to Improve the
Power Quality of DC Systems and Reduce the Usage of
Electrolytic Capacitors, ** IEEE
Access**, vol. 4, pp. 2177-2187, 2016.

[31]
H. Wu, X.
Ruan, D. Yang, X. Chen, Q.-C. Zhong and Z. Lv,
Small-Signal Modelling and Parameters
Design for Virtual Synchronous Generators, ** IEEE Trans. on
Industrial Electronics**,
vol.63, no. 7, pp. 4292-4303, 2016.

[32]
Q.-C. Zhong
and Y. Zeng, Universal Droop Control of Inverters with
Different Types of
Output Impedance, ** IEEE Access**, vol. 4, pp. 702-712,
2016.

[33]
X. Zhang,
Q.-C. Zhong and W.-L. Ming, Stabilization of a Cascaded DC
Converter System via
Adding a Virtual Adaptive Parallel Impedance to the Input
of the Load
Converter, ** IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics**, vol.
31, no. 3, pp. 1826-1832,
2016.

[34]
W.-L. Ming and
Q.-C. Zhong, A Single-phase Four-Switch Rectifier with
Significantly Reduced
Capacitance, ** IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics**, vol.
31, no. 2, pp.
1618-1632, 2016.

[35]
X. Zhang, X.-B.
Ruan and Q.-C. Zhong, Improving the Stability of Cascaded
DC/DC Converter
Systems via Shaping the Input Impedance of the Load
Converter with a Parallel
or Series Virtual Impedance, ** IEEE Trans. on Ind.
Electronics**.
vol. 62, no. 12, pp. 7499-7512, 2015.

[36]
B. Ren, Q.-C.
Zhong and J. Chen, Robust Control of Non-affine Nonlinear
Systems with an
Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator (UDE), ** IEEE
Trans. on Industrial
Electronics**, vol.62, no.9, pp. 5881-5888,
2015.

[37]
G.C.
Konstantopoulos, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren and M. Krstic,
Stability and fail-safe
operation of Inverters Operated in Parallel, ** International
Journal of Control**,
vol. 88, no. 7, pp. 1410-1421, 2015.

[38]
A. Kuperman
and Q.-C. Zhong, UDE-based linear robust control for a
class of nonlinear
systems with application to wing rock motion
stabilization, ** Nonlinear
Dynamics**, 2015.

[39]
W.-L. Ming and
Q.-C. Zhong, A single-phase rectifier having two
independent voltage outputs
with reduced fundamental frequency voltage ripples, ** IEEE
Trans. on Power Electronics**,
vol. 30, no. 7, pp. 3662-3673, 2015.

[40]
X. Cao, Q.-C.
Zhong and W.-L. Ming, Ripple eliminator to smooth DC-Bus
voltage and reduce the
total capacitance required, ** IEEE Trans. on
Industrial Electronics**,
vol.62, no. 4, pp. 2224-2235, 2015.

[41]
A.T.
Alexandridis, G.C. Konstantopoulos, and Q.-C. Zhong,
Advanced Integrated
Modeling and Analysis for Adjustable Speed Drives of
Induction Motors Operating
with Minimum Losses, ** IEEE Trans. on
Energy Conversion**,
vol.30, no.3, pp. 1237-1246, 2015.

[42]
G.C.
Konstantopoulos, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren, and M. Krstic,
Bounded Droop Controller
for Parallel Operation of Inverters, ** Automatica**,
Vol. 53, no. 3, pp.
320-328, 2015.

[43]
Q.-C. Zhong,
Z. Ma, W.-L. Ming and G.C. Konstantopoulos, Grid-friendly
wind power systems
based on the synchronverter technology, ** Energy Conversion
and Management**,
vol. 89, pp. 719-726, 2015.

[44]
Q.-C. Zhong
and Y. Zeng, Control of inverters via a virtual capacitor
to achieve capacitive
output impedance, ** IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics**, vol.
29, no. 10, pp. 5568-5578,
2014.

[45]
Q.-C. Zhong, P.-L.
Nguyen, Z. Ma and W. Sheng, Self-synchronised
synchronverters: Inverters
without a dedicated synchronisation unit, ** IEEE Trans. on
Power Electronics**, vol.
29, no. 2, pp. 617–630, Feb., 2014.

[46]
Q.-C. Zhong,
AC Ward Leonard drive systems: Revisiting the
four-quadrant operation of AC
machines, ** European Journal of Control**, vol. 19,
No. 5, 426–436, 2013.

[47]
S.M. Disney,
R.D. H. Warburton and Q.-C. Zhong, Net present value
analysis of the economic production
quantity, ** IMA Jounal of Management Mathematics**,
vol. 24, No. 4, 423–435,
2013.

[48]
T. Hornik and
Q.-C. Zhong, Parallel PI voltage–H-infinity current
controller for the neutral
point of a three-phase inverter, ** IEEE Trans. on
Industrial Electronics**,
vol.60, no.4, 1335-1343,
2013.

[49]
Q.-C. Zhong
and T. Hornik, Cascaded current-voltage control to improve
the power quality
for a grid-connected inverter with a local load, ** IEEE
Trans. on
Industrial Electronics**, vol.60, no.4, 1344-1355,
2013.

[50]
Q.-C. Zhong,
Robust droop controller for accurate proportional load
sharing among inverters
operated in parallel, ** IEEE Trans. on Industrial
Electronics**, vol.60,
no.4, 1281-1290,
2013.

[51]
Q.-C. Zhong,
Harmonic droop controller to reduce the voltage harmonics
of inverters, ** IEEE
Trans. on Industrial Electronics**, vol.60,
no.3, 936-945,
2013.

[52]
X.-L. Wang,
Q.-C. Zhong, Z.-Q. Deng and S.-Z. Yue, Current-controlled
multi-phase slice
permanent magnetic bearingless motors with open-circuited
phases:
Fault-Tolerant Controllability and its Verification, ** IEEE
Trans. on
Industrial Electronics**, vol. 59, no. 5,
2059-2072, 2012.

[53]
Q.-C. Zhong,
A. Kuperman and R.K. Stobart, Design of UDE-based
controllers from their
two-degree-of-freedom nature, ** Int. Journal of
Robust and Nonlinear
Control**, vol. 21, 1994–2008, 2011.

[54]
T. Hornik and
Q.-C. Zhong, A current control strategy for voltage-source
inverters in
microgrids based on H-infinity and repetitive control, ** IEEE
Trans. on
Power Electronics**, vol. 26, no. 3, 943-952,
2011.

[55]
Q.-C. Zhong
and G. Weiss, Synchronverters: Inverters that mimic
synchronous generators** ,
IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics**, vol.58,
no.4, 1259-1267, 2011.

[56]
R.K. Stobart,
A. Kuperman and Q.-C. Zhong, Uncertainty and disturbance
estimator (UDE)-based
control for uncertain LTI-SISO systems with state delays,
** ASME J. Dyn.
Syst., Meas., Control**, vol. 133, 024502, 1-6,
2011.

[57]
A. Kuperman
and Q.-C. Zhong, Robust control of uncertain nonlinear
systems with state
delays based on an uncertainty and disturbance estimator,
** Int. Journal of
Robust and Nonlinear Control**, vol.21, no.1,
79-92, 2011.

[58]
T. Hornik and
Q.-C. Zhong, H-infinity repetitive voltage control of
grid-connected inverters
with a frequency adaptive mechanism, ** IET Power
Electronics**,
vol.3, no.6, 925-935, 2010.

[59]
S. Shen, J.
Zhang, X. Chen, Q.-C. Zhong and R. Thornton, ISG hybrid
powertrain: A
rule-based driver model incorporating look-ahead
information, ** Vehicle
System Dynamics**, vol. 48, no.3, 301-337, 2010.

[60]
S. Hadd and
Q.-C. Zhong, On feedback stabilizability of linear systems
with state and input
delays in Banach spaces, ** IEEE Trans. on Automatic
Control**, vol.
54, no.3, 438-451, 2009.

[61]
Q.-C. Zhong,
A. K. Nandi and M. F. Aburdene, Efficient implementation
of the discrete Pascal
transform using difference operators, ** IET
Electronics Letters**,
vol. 43, no. 24, 1348-1350, 2007.

[62]
J. Sun, Q.-G.
Wang and Q.-C. Zhong, A less conservative stability test
for second-order
linear time-varying vector differential equations, ** Int.
Journal of
Control**, vol. 80, no. 4, 523–526, April 2007.

[63]
Q.-C. Zhong,
J. Liang, G. Weiss, C.-M. Feng and T. Green. H-infinity
control of the neutral
point in 4-wire 3-phase DC-AC converters. ** IEEE
Trans. Industrial Electronics**,
vol. 53, no.5, 1594-1602, 2006.

[64]
B. Wang, D.
Rees and Q.-C. Zhong. Control of Integral Processes with
Dead Time. Part IV:
Various Issues about PI controllers. ** IEE Proc.
Control Theory & Appl.**,
vol. 153, no. 3, 302-306, 2006.

[65]
R. Majumder,
B. Chauduri, B. Pal and Q.-C. Zhong. A unified Smith
predictor approach for
power system damping control using remote signals. ** IEEE
Trans. on Control
Systems Technology**, vol. 13, no.6, 1063-1068,
2005.

[66]
Q.-C. Zhong,
L. Hobson, M.G. Jayne. Classical control of the neutral
point in 4-wire 3-phase
DC-AC converters. ** Electrical Power Quality and
Utilisation**, vol.
11, no.2, 111-119, 2005.

[67]
Q.-C. Zhong. *J*-spectral
factorization
of regular para-Hermitian transfer matrices. ** Automatica**,
vol.41, no.7,
1289-1293, 2005.

[68]
Q.-C. Zhong.
On distributed delay in linear control laws. Part II:
Rational implementations
inspired from the -operator. ** IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control**,
vol. 50, no.5, 729-734, 2005.

[75]
Q.-C. Zhong.
Robust stability analysis of simple systems controlled over
communication
networks. ** Automatica,** vol.39, no.7, pp.
1309-1312, 2003.

[80]
G. Meinsma, L.
Mirkin and Q.-C. Zhong. Control of systems with I/O delay via
reduction to a
one-block problem. *IEEE Trans. Automatic Control,**
*vol. 47,
no.11, pp.1890-1895, 2002.

[83]
Q.-C. Zhong
and H.-X. Li. Two-degree-of-freedom PID-type controller with
Smith principle
for processes with dead-time. ** Industrial &
Engineering Chemistry
Research**, vol. 41, no.10, pp. 2448-2454, 2002.

[84]
Q.-C. Zhong,
J.Y. Xie and Q. Jia. Time-delay-filter-based dead-beat
control of process with
dead time. ** Industrial & Engineering Chemistry
Research**,
vol.39, no.6, pp. 2024-2028, 2000.

[85]
Q.-C. Zhong
and J.Y. Xie. Robust Smith predictive controller for processes
with inverse
response. ** Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University,**
vol. E-4,
no.2, pp. 10-16, 1999.

[2]
Y. Wang, Q.-C.
Zhong and B. Ren, UDE-Based Robust Droop Control for
Parallel Operated Inverters, in Proc. of the IEEE Energy
Conversion Congress & EXPO (IEEE ECCE), Milwaukee,
Wisconsin, USA, 18-22 September 2016.

[3]
W.-L. Ming and
Q.-C. Zhong, Current-stress Reduction of the Neutral
Inductor in a Rectifier with Two Independent Outputs, in *Proc. of the IEEE
Energy Conversion Congress & EXPO (IEEE ECCE*),
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 18-22 September 2016.

[4]
J. Dai, B. Ren
and Q.-C. Zhong. UDE-based Robust Control for Nonlinear
Systems with Mismatched Uncertainties and Input Saturation,
in *Proc. of the 35th
Chinese Control Conference*, Chengdu, China July 27-29,
2016.

[5]
Y. Wang, B. Ren
and Q.-C. Zhong. Robust Power Flow Control of Grid-tied
Inverters Based on the Uncertainty and Disturbance
Estimator, in *Proc.
of the American Control Conference (ACC2016)*, Boston,
USA, July 6-8, 2016.

[6]
Q.-C. Zhong, and
G. C. Konstantopoulos, Nonlinear Current-Limiting Control
for Grid-tied Inverters, in *Proc. of the American
Control Conference (ACC2016)*, Boston, MA, USA, 6-8
July 2016.

[7]
J. Dai, B. Ren
and Q.-C. Zhong. UDE-based Dynamic Surface Control for
Strict-feedback Systems with Mismatched Disturbances, in *Proc. of the American
Control Conference (ACC2016)*, Boston, USA, July 6-8,
2016.

[8]
S. Gadelovits,
Q-C Zhong and V. Kadirkamanathan, Cascaded control to shape
output virtual impedance and improve output voltage quality
for power inverter, in *Proc. of IEEE PEDG*,
2016.

[9]
X. Zhang, Q.-C.
Zhong and W.-L. Ming, Stabilization of Cascaded DC/DC
Converters via Shaping the Load Input Impedance by Adaptive
Series-Virtual-Impedance Control, in *Proc. of IEEE PEDG*,
2016.

[10]
G. C.
Konstantopoulos and Q.-C. Zhong, Nonlinear control of dc/dc
power converters with inherent current and power limitation,
in *Proc. of the
Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation
(MED2016)*, Athens, Greece, 21-24 June 2016.

[11]
J. Chen, B. Ren
and Q.-C. Zhong. High-Bandwidth Control of a Piezoelectric
Stage in the Presence of Rate-Dependent Hysteresis, in *Proc. of the 25th ASME
Annual Conference on Information Storage and Processing
Systems (ISPS)*, Santa Clara, California, USA, June
20-21, 2016.

[12]
S. Gadelovits,
Q.-C. Zhong, V. Kadirkamanathan, and A. Kuperman, Impedance
shaping for parallel operation of inverters in islanded AC
microgrids, in *Proc.
of IEEE PEDG*, pp. 1-6, 2015.

[13]
X. Zhang, Q.-C.
Zhong, W.-L. Ming and S. Gadelovits, Impedance-Based Local
Stability Criterion for Standalone PV-battery Hybrid System,
in *Proc. of IEEE
PEDG*, pp.717-723, 2015.

[14]
X. Zhang, Q.-C.
Zhong, W.-L. Ming and X.-B Ruan, Stabilization of a Cascaded
DC System via Adding a Virtual Impedance in Parallel with
the Load Converter, in *Proc. of IEEE PEDG*,
pp.335-341, 2015.

[15]
X. Zhang, Q.-C.
Zhong, W.-L. Ming and X.-B Ruan, Stabilization of a Cascaded
DC System via Adding a Virtual Impedance in Series with the
Load Converter, in *Proc.
of IEEE PEDG*, pp.677-683, 2015.

[16]
X. Zhang, Q.-C.
Zhong and W.-L. Ming, Fast Scale Instability Problem and
Phase-Shifted-Carrier Solution of Buck Derived Cascaded
System, in *Proc. of
the 2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition*,
2015.

[17]
J. Dai, Q. Lu,
B. Ren and Q.-C. Zhong, Robust Attitude Tracking Control for
a Quadrotor Based on the Uncertainty and Disturbance
Estimator, in *Proc.
of the 2015 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference*,
Columbus, Ohio, October 2015.

[18]
G. C.
Konstantopoulos, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren, and M. Krstic,
Boundedness of Synchronverters, in *Proc. of the European
Control Conference (ECC’15)*, Linz, Austria, pp.
1050-1055, 15-17 July 2015.

[19]
J. Chen, B. Ren
and Q.-C. Zhong. Hysteresis Compensation in Piezoelectric
Actuator Positioning Control Based on the Uncertainty and
Disturbance Estimator, in *Proc. of the American
Control Conference (ACC'15)*, Chicago, IL, USA, July
1-3, 2015.

[20]
G. C.
Konstantopoulos and Q.-C. Zhong, Current-Limiting Non-linear
Controller for Single-phase AC/DC PWM Power Converters, in *Proc. of the American
Control Conference (ACC'15)*, Chicago, IL, USA, pp.
1029-1034, 1-3 July 2015.

[21]
G. C.
Konstantopoulos, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren, and M. Krstic, Bounded
Integral Control for Regulating Input-to-State Stable
Non-linear Systems, in *Proc. of the American
Control Conference (ACC'15)*, Chicago, IL, USA, pp.
4024-4029, July 2015.

[22]
R. Sanz-Diaz,
P.J. Garcia Gil, Q.-C. Zhong and P. Albertos, Control of
Disturbed Systems with Measurement Delays: Application to
Quadrotor Vehicles, *The
23rd Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation*,
Spain, June 2015.

[23]
J. Cai and Q.-C.
Zhong, A compact power converter for hybrid energy systems,
in *Proc. of the 40th
Annual Conference of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society*,
October 2014.

[24]
W.-L. Ming and
Q.-C. Zhong, Synchronverter-based Transformerless PV
Inverters, in *Proc.
of the 40th Annual Conference of IEEE Industrial
Electronics Society*, October 2014.

[25]
J. Cai and Q.-C.
Zhong, An asymmetrical gamma z-source hybrid power converter
with space vector pulse-width modulation, in *Proc. of the 2014 IEEE
Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition*, September
2014.

[26]
W.-L. Ming,
Q.-C. Zhong and W. Sheng, A Single-phase Rectifier with a
Neutral Leg to Reduce DC-bus Voltage Ripples, in *Proc. of the 2014 IEEE
Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition*, September
2014.

[27]
Y. Zeng and
Q.-C. Zhong, A droop controller achieving proportional power
sharing without output voltage amplitude or frequency
deviation, in *Proc.
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September 2014.

[28]
J. Cai, Q.-C.
Zhong, and D. Stone, A Gamma-Z-source based Hybrid Power
Converter for Battery-Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Vehicles, in
*Proc. of the 10th
UKACC International Conference on Control*, July 2014.

[29]
W.-L. Ming and
Q.-C. Zhong, A single-phase rectifier with a wide-range
output voltage and reduced ripples, in *Proc. of the 5th
International Symposium on Power Electronics for
Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG)*, June 2014.

[30]
J. Cai and Q.-C.
Zhong, A Compact Bidirectional DC-DC Converter with Two
Sources, in *Proc. of
the 5th International Symposium on Power Electronics for
Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG)*, June 2014.

[31]
G. C.
Konstantopoulos, Q.-C. Zhong, B. Ren, and M. Krstic, Bounded
Droop Controller for Accurate Load Sharing Among Paralleled
Inverters, in *Proc.
of the American Control Conference (ACC’14)*, Portland,
OR, US, June 4-6 2014.

[32]
X. Cao, Q.-C.
Zhong and W.-L. Ming, Analysis and Control of Ripple
Eliminators in DC Systems, in *Proc. of the 2014 Sixth
IEEE Annual Green Technologies Conference*, Corpus
Christi, Texas, April 2014.

[33]
B. Ren and Q.-C.
Zhong. UDE-based Robust Control of Variable-Speed Wind
Turbines, in *Proc. of
the 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial
Electronics Society (IECON 2013)*, Vienna, Austria,
November 2013.

[34]
Q.-C. Zhong and
Yu Zeng, Parallel operation of inverters with different
types of output impedance, in *Proc. of the 39th
Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics
Society (IECON 2013)*, Vienna, Austria, November 2013.

[35]
Q.-C. Zhong and
D. Boroyevich, A Droop Controller is intrinsically a
Phase-Locked Loop, in *Proc.
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Electronics Society (IECON 2013)*, Vienna, Austria,
November 2013.

[36]
B. Ren and Q.-C.
Zhong. UDE-Based Robust Control for a Class of Non-affine
nonlinear systems. 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control
Conference, Palo Alto, CA , USA, October 21-23, 2013

[37]
Q.-C. Zhong and
W.-L. Ming, Single-phase Voltage-doubler with Mismatched
Capacitors for Balanced Output Voltages and Reduced DC-bus
Voltage Ripples, in *Proc.
of 2013 IEEE
Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE)*, Denver, Colorado,
September, 2013.

[38]
Q.-C. Zhong,
W.-L. Ming and M. Krstic, Improving the Power Quality of
Traction Power Systems with a Single-feeding Wire, in *Proc.
of **2013 IEEE
Fifth Annual Green Technologies Conference, Denver,
Colorado, April, 2013.*

[39]
Q.-C. Zhong,
W.-L. Ming and M. Krstic, A Single-phase to Three-phase
Power Conversion System with Reduced Switches and Improved
Output Voltages, in *Proc. of **2013 IEEE Fifth Annual
Green Technologies Conference, Denver, Colorado, April,
2013.*

[40]
Q.-C. Zhong,
W.-L. Ming, X. Cao and M. Krstic, Reduction of DC-bus
Voltage Ripples and Capacitors for Single-phase
PWM-controlled Rectifiers, in *Proc. of the 38th Annual
Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
(IECON 2012)*, Montreal Canada, October 2012.

[41]
Q.-C. Zhong, Z.
Ma and P.-L. Nguyen, PWM-controlled Rectifiers without the
Need of an Extra Synchronisation Unit, in *Proc. of the 38th Annual
Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
(IECON 2012)*, Montreal Canada, October 2012.

[42]
Z. Ma and Q.-C.
Zhong, Synchronverter-based Control Strategy for
Back-to-back Converters in Wind Power Applications, in *Proc.
of The 8th
IFAC Symposium on Power Plants and Power Systems Control
(PP&PSC*), Toulouse, France, Sept. 2012.

[43]
Q.-C. Zhong, F.
Blaabjerg, J.M. Guerrero and T. Hornik, Improving the
Voltage Quality of an Inverter via Bypassing the Harmonic
Current Components, in *Proc. of the 2012 IEEE Energy
Conversion Congress and Exposition*, Raleigh, North
Carolina, USA, Sept. 2012.

[44]
P.-L. Nguyen,
Q.-C. Zhong, F. Blaabjerg and J. M. Guerrero,
Synchronverter-based Operation of STATCOM to Mimic
Synchronous Condensers, in *Proc. of the 7th IEEE
Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications
(ICIEA 2012)*, Singapore, July 2012.

[45]
Z. Ma, Q.-C.
Zhong and J. Yan, Synchronverter-based Control Strategies
for Three-phase PWM Rectifiers, in *Proc. of the 7th IEEE
Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications
(ICIEA 2012)*, Singapore, July 2012.

[46]
Q.-C. Zhong,
Power Delivery to a Current Source and Reduction of Voltage
Harmonics for Inverters, in *Proc. of the 2012 American
Control Conference*, Montréal, Canada, June 2012.

[47]
Q.-C. Zhong,
Active Capacitors: Concept and Implementation, in *Proc.
of the* *2012
IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics
(ISIE 2012)*, Hangzhou, China, May 2012.

[48]
Q.-C. Zhong and
P.-L. Nguyen, Sinusoid-Locked Loops based on the Principles
of Synchronous Machines, in *Proc. of the 24th Chinese
Control and Decision Conference (2012 CCDC), *Taiyuan,
China, May
2012.

[49]
T. Hornik and
Q.-C. Zhong, H-infinity current control strategy for the
neutral point of a three-phase inverter, in *Proc. of the
50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European
Control Conference*, Orlando, FL, USA, Dec. 2011.

[50]
A. Kuperman,
Q.-C. Zhong and Richard Stobart, Robust Control of Wing Rock
Motion based on an Uncertainty and Disturbance Estimator, in
*Proc. of the 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
and European Control Conference*, Orlando, FL, USA,
Dec. 2011.

[51]
Q.-C. Zhong and
Y. Zeng, Can the Output Impedance of an Inverter Be Designed
Capacitive?, in *Proc. of the 37th Annual Conference of
the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON)*,
Melbourne, Australia, November 2011.

[52]
Q.-C. Zhong, F.
Blaabjerg, J.M. Guerrero and T. Hornik, Reduction of Voltage
Harmonics for Parallel-operated Inverters Equipped with a
Robust Droop Controller, in *Proc. of the 2011 IEEE
Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition*, Phoenix,
USA, Sept. 2011.

[53]
Q.-C. Zhong,
Control of parallel-connected inverters to achieve
proportional load sharing with voltage regulation, in *Proc.
of the 18th IFAC World Congress*, Milan, Italy, Sept.
2011.

[54]
T. Hornik and
Q.-C. Zhong, H-infinity repetitive current-voltage control
of inverters in microgrids, in *Proc. of the 36th Annual
Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
(IECON)*, Phoenix, USA, Nov. 2010.

[55]
X.-L. Wang,
Q.-C. Zhong, Z.-Q. Deng, Fault-tolerant control of
multi-phase permanent magnetic bearingless motors, in *Proc.
of the International Conference on Electrical Machines
(ICEM 2010)*, Roma, Italy, Sept. 2010.

[56]
Q.-C. Zhong, C.
Matthews, P.-L. Nguyen and S. Clarke, Low-cost rapid control
prototyping paradigm, in *Proc. of the UKACC
International Conference on CONTROL* 2010, Coventry,
UK, September 2010.

[57]
A. Kuperman,
Q.-C. Zhong and R.K. Stobart, Filter Design for UDE-based
Controllers, in *Proc. of the UKACC International
Conference on CONTROL *2010, Coventry, UK, September
2010.

[58]
X. Zhang, Q.-C.
Zhong, H. Zhang and X. Ma, Proportional load sharing method
for parallel connected inverters, in *Proc. of the IEEE
International Symposium on Industrial Electronics*
(ISIE-2010), Bari, Italy, July 2010.

[59]
T. Hornik and
Q.-C. Zhong, Voltage control of grid-connected inverters
based on H∞ and repetitive
control, in *Proc. of the 8th World Congress on
Intelligent Control and Automation*, China, July 2010.

[60]
Q.-C. Zhong,
Speed-sensorless AC Ward Leonard drive systems, in *Proc.
of the *20th International Symposium on Power
Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion, Pisa,
Italy, June 2010.

[61]
Q.-C. Zhong,
Four-quadrant operation of AC machines powered by inverters
that mimic synchronous generators, in *Proc. of the 5th
IET International Conference on Power Electronics,
Machines and Drives*, Brighton, UK, April 2010.

[62]
T. Hornik and
Q.-C. Zhong, H-infinity repetitive current controller for
grid-connected inverters, in Proc. of the 35th Annual
Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
(IECON), Porto, Portugal,
3-5 November 2009.

[63]
S. Hadd and
Q.-C. Zhong, On approximate controllability of infinite
dimensional neutral systems, in *Proc. of the 7th Asian
Control Conference*, Hong Kong, China, August 27–29,
2009.

[64]
A. Kuperman and
Q.-C. Zhong, Control of uncertain linear systems with a
state delay based on an uncertainty and disturbance
estimator, in *Proc. of the 6th IFAC Symposium on Robust
Control Design, *Haifa, Israel, June 16-18, 2009.

[65]
T. Hornik and
Q.-C. Zhong, Control of grid-connected DC-AC converters in
distributed generation: Experimental comparison of different
schemes, in *Proc. of the 6th Workshop on Compatibility
and Power Electronics - CPE 2009*, Badajoz, Spain, May
20-22, 2009.

[66]
A. Kuperman and
Q.-C. Zhong, Robust UDE-based control of uncertain nonlinear
state-delay systems, in *Proc. of the IEEE Region 8
Conference EUROCON 2009*, St.–Petersburg, Russia, May
2009.

[67]
Q.-C. Zhong,
Ground-operated energy recovery system for landing aircraft, in *Proc. of
SUPERGEN 2009: 1st International Conference on Sustainable
Power Generation and Supply*, Nanjing, China, April
2009.

[68]
Q.-C. Zhong and
G. Weiss, Static synchronous generators for distributed
generation and renewable energy, in *Proc. of the 2009
IEEE PES Power Systems Conference & Exhibition (PSCE)*,
Washington, USA, March 2009.

[69]
S. Hadd and
Q.-C. Zhong, Perturbation theory of boundary value problems
and approximate controllability of perturbed boundary
control problems, in *Proc. of the 47th IEEE Conference
on Decision and Control*, Cancun, Mexico, Dec. 2008.

[70]
A. Visioli and
Q.-C. Zhong, Control of integral processes with dead time:
Practical issues and experimental results, in Proceedings of
the International Conference on Control 2008, Manchester,
UK, September 2008.

[71]
S. Hadd and
Q.-C. Zhong. Necessary and sufficient conditions for
feedback stabilizability of time–delay systems in Banach
spaces, in *Proc. of the 18 ^{th} Int. Symposium
on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems (MTNS2008)*,
Virginia, USA, July 2008.

[72]
S. Hadd and
Q.-C. Zhong, Passivity of infinite-dimensional linear
systems with state, input and output delays, in *Proc. of
the 17th IFAC World Congress*, Seoul, South Korea, July
2008.

[73]
Q.-C. Zhong,
Recent results on robust control of time-delay systems, in *Proc.
of the 7th World Congress on Intelligent Control and
Automation*, Chongqing, China, June 2008.

[74]
S. Hadd and
Q.-C. Zhong, Conditions on feedback stabilization of systems
with state and input delays in Banach spaces, in *Proc.
of the 46th IEEE Conf. on Decision & Control*, New
Orleans, USA, Dec. 2007.

[75]
Q.-C. Zhong.
Similarity transformation and algebraic Riccati equations,
in *Proc. of the 45th IEEE Conf. on Decision &
Control*, San Diego, USA, Dec. 2006.

[76]
Q.-C. Zhong. A
case study for the delay-type Nehari problem, in *Proc.
of the 44th IEEE Conf. on Decision & Control*,
Seville, Spain, Dec. 2005.

[77]
Q.-C. Zhong. *J*-spectral
factorisation via similarity transformations, in *Proc.
of the 16th IFAC World Congress*, Prague, Czech Rep.,
July 2005.

[79]
Q.-C. Zhong, L.
Hobson and M. Jayne. Generating A Stable Neutral Point For
3-Phase 4-Wire DC-AC Converters, in *Proc. of the 4th Int.
Workshop on Compatibility in Power Electronics* (CPE
2005), Gdynia, Poland, June 2005.

[81]
A. Kuperman, R.
Rabinovici and Q.-C. Zhong. Time-delay compensation in
solid-state excited autonomous induction generators, in *Proc.
of the 2nd Int. Conference on Power Electronics, Machines
and Drives,* vol.2, pp.769-774, Scotland, UK, April 2004.

[82]
Q.-C. Zhong.
What's wrong with the implementation of distributed delay in a
control law? in *Proc.
of the 4th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems* (TDS'03),
Rocquencourt, France, September 2003.

[84]
Q.-C. Zhong.
Stability analysis of simple control algorithms in
communication networks, in *Proc. of the 2003 European
Control Conference*, Cambridge, UK, September 2003.

[85]
Q.-C. Zhong, S.-I.
Niculescu and A.
M. Annaswamy. Stability analysis of low-order combustion
systems, in *Proc. of the 11th Mediterranean Conference on
Control and Automation*, Rhodes, Greece, June 2003.

[87]
G. Meinsma, L.
Mirkin and Q.-C. Zhong. H-infinity control of systems with a
single delay via reduction to a one-block problem. in *Proc.
of the 41st IEEE Conf. on Decision & Control*, Las
Vegas, USA, Dec. 2002.

[89]
G. Meinsma, L.
Mirkin and Q.-C. Zhong. A Nehari theorem for continuous-time
FIR systems, in *Proc. of 15th International Symposium on
Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems* (MTNS'02),
Notre Dame, USA. August 2002.

[90]
Q.-C. Zhong.
Frequency domain solution to the delay-type Nehari problem, in
*Proc. of the 15th IFAC World Congress*, Barcelona,
Spain, July 2002.

[92]
L. Mirkin and
Q.-C. Zhong. Coprime parameterization of 2DOF controller to
obtain sub-ideal disturbance response for processes with dead
time, in *Proc. of the 40th IEEE Conf. on Decision &
Control*, Orlando, USA, 2001.

[93]
Q.-C. Zhong and
H.X. Li. Deadbeat disturbance response of integral process
with dead time, in *Proc. of the 40th IEEE Conf. on
Decision & Control*, Orlando, USA, 2001.

[94]
Q.-C. Zhong and
J.E. Normey-Rico. Disturbance observer-based control for
processes with an integrator and long dead-time, in *Proc.
of the 40th IEEE Conf. on Decision & Control*,
Orlando, USA, 2001.

[95]
Q.-C. Zhong and L.
Mirkin. Quantitative analyses of robust stability region and
disturbance response of processes with an integrator and long
dead-time, in *Proc. of the 40th IEEE Conf. on Decision
& Control*, Orlando, USA, 2001.

[1]
Q.-C. Zhong and J.Y.
Xie. Time Delay Observer with Low-pass Filter for LTI-SISO
Systems with Uncertainties. ACTA AUTOMATICA SINICA, 2002, 28(2),
272-278.

[2]
Q.-C. Zhong and J.Y.
Xie. Time delay control & its applications. Control Theory
& Applications, 2002, 19(4): 500-504.

[3]
Q.-C. Zhong and J.Y.
Xie. Reduced-order time delay observer for LTI-SISO systems with
uncertainties. Control Theory & Appl., 2002, 19(6):885.

[4]
C.-Y. Liang, Q.-C.
Zhong and J.Y. Xie. Time Delay Filter to Reduce Residual
Vibration: Theories, Methods and Applications. Control and
Decision, 2001, 16(3): 263-268.

[5]
Q.-C. Zhong, Q. Jia
and J.Y. Xie. Reduced-order Time Delay Observer with Low-pass
Filter for LTI-SISO Systems with Uncertainties. Control &
Decision, 2001, 16(4): 468-472.

[6]
Q.-C. Zhong and J.Y.
Xie. Time delay observer for systems with uncertainties. J. of
Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., 2001, 35(2): 297-300.

[7]
Q.-C. Zhong, J.Y.
Xie and S.-Y. Hu. Hydro-turbine governor with robust Smith
predictor. Journal of Hydroelectric Engineering, 2001, no.1. 68.

[9]
Q.-C. Zhong, J.Y.
Xie. Input Shaping Technique Based Deadbeat Control of Processes
with Time Delay. Control and Decision, 2000, 15, 2, 230-232.

[12]
Q.-C. Zhong and J.Y.
Xie. Positive-Response Amplifier to Control Process with Inverse
Response. Control and Decision, 2000, 15(5): 629-630 (636).

[13]
C.-Y. Liang, Q.-C.
Zhong and J.Y. Xie. Model Reference Based Adaptive PID
Controller. J. of Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., 2000, 34(5):
711-714.

[17]
Q.-C. Zhong, J.Y.
Xie and C.-W. Peng. Directly Compensating External Model
Controller for Process with Time Delay. Journal of Hunan
University, 1999, 26(1): 53-59.

[18]
Q.-C. Zhong and J.Y.
Xie. Model Reduction of Complex Industrial Process: Multi-point
Digital Filter Method. Electrical Automation, 1999, 21(5):4-6.

[19]
G.-C. Liu, Q.-C.
Zhong and J.Y. Xie. Distributed Elevator Control System.
Measurement & Control Technology, 1999,18(6): 42-44.

[20]
C.-W. Peng, Q.-C.
Zhong, Y.-H. Xiao and J.-M. Hu. Network Basic Input/Output
Technology. Appl. of Electronic Techniques, 1996.9.

[21]
Q.-C. Zhong, Y.-H.
Xiao, C.-W. Peng and J.-M. Hu. Serial Communication with C:
Questions and Solutions. Appl. of Electronic Techniques, 1996.8.

[22]
C.-W. Peng, Y.-H.
Xiao and Q.-C. Zhong. Study on the Pseudo-FMS Network
Technology. Journal of Hunan University, 1996,6.

[23]
Y.-H. Xiao, C.-W.
Peng and Q.-C. Zhong. Reciprocity Communication Program Design
Based on NetBIOS. J. of Hunan University, 1996,2.

[24]
J.-M. Hu, C.-W. Peng
and Q.-C. Zhong. Data Share between a MCS-51
Control-Area-Network and a Local-Area Network (LAN). Measurement
& Control Technology, 1997,16(2).

[25]
Q.-C. Zhong. Methods
to Reduce the Number of I/O Points of a PLC Controlled Elevator.
Electric Drive, 1993,1.

- Q.-C. Zhong, PhD Dissertation II (Imperial): Robust Control of Systems with Delays (awarded the Best Doctoral Thesis, the Eryl Cadwaladr Davies Prize), 2004.
- Q.-C. Zhong, PhD Dissertation I (SJTU): Time Delay Control & Its Applications, 2000.