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Research Monographs

[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.

Patents

      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.

Journal Papers

[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 EstimatorInt. 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.

[69]    Q.-C. Zhong and D. Rees. Control of uncertain LTI systems based on an uncertainty and disturbance estimator. ASME J. Dyn. Syst., Meas., Control, vol.126, no.4, 905-910, 2004.

[70]    Q.-C. Zhong and G. Weiss. A unified Smith predictor based on the spectral decomposition of the plant. Int. J. of Control, vol. 77, no.15, pp.1362-1371, 2004.

[71]    Q.-C. Zhong. On distributed delay in linear control laws. Part I: Discrete-delay implementations. IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, vol. 49, no.11, pp.2074-2080, 2004.

[72]    Q.-C. Zhong and C.-C. Hang. Control of processes with dead time and input constraints using control signal shaping. IEE Proc. Control Theory & Applications, vol. 151, no.4, pp.473-480, 2004.

[73]    G. Weiss, Q.-C. Zhong, T. Green and J. Liang. H-infinity repetitive control of DC-AC converters in micro-grids. IEEE Trans. on Power Electronics, vol. 19, pp.219-230, 2004.

[74]    L. Mirkin and Q.-C. Zhong. 2DOF Controller parametrization for systems with a single I/O delay. IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, vol. 48, no.11, pp. 1999-2004, 2003.

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

[76]    Q.-C. Zhong. On standard H-infinity control of processes with a single delay. IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, vol.48, no.6, pp. 1097-1103, 2003.

[77]    Q.-C. Zhong. Frequency domain solution to the delay-type Nehari problem. Automatica, vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 499-508, 2003.

[78]    Q.-C. Zhong. H-infinity control of dead-time systems based on a transformation. Automatica, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 361-366, 2003.

[79]    Q.-C. Zhong. Control of integral processes with dead time. Part 3: Dead-beat disturbance response. IEEE Trans. Automatic Control, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 153-159, 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.

[81]    Q.-C. Zhong and L. Mirkin. Control of integral processes with dead time. Part 2: Quantitative analysis. IEE Proc. Control Theory & Applications, vol. 149, no. 4, pp. 291-296, 2002.

[82]    Q.-C. Zhong, J.E. Normey-Rico. Control of integral processes with dead time. Part 1: Disturbance-observer based 2DOF control scheme. IEE Proc. Control Theory Applications, vol. 149, no. 4, pp. 285-290, 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.


 

Referred Conference  Papers

[1]   X. Zhang, Q.-C. Zhong and W.-L. Ming, Source-side Series-virtual-impedance Control Strategy to Stabilize the Cascaded System with Improved Performance, in Proc. of the IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & EXPO (IEEE ECCE), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, 18-22 September 2016.

[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. of the 2014 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, 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. of the 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial 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 18th 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.

[78]    Q.-C. Zhong. Rational implementation of distributed delay using extended bilinear 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.

[80]    Q.-C. Zhong and C.-C. Hang. Two-level control of processes with dead time and input constraints, in Proc. of the 5th IFAC Workshop on Time-Delay Systems, Leuven, Belgium, September 2004.

[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.

[83]    Q.-C. Zhong. Unified Smith predictor for dead-time systems, 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.

[86]    Q.-C. Zhong, T. Green, J. Liang and G. Weiss. Robust repetitive control of grid-connected DC-AC converter, in Proc. of the 41st IEEE Conf. on Decision & Control, Las Vegas, USA, Dec. 2002.

[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.

[88]    Q.-C. Zhong, T. Green, J. Liang and G. Weiss. H-infinity control of the neutral leg in 3-phase 4-wire DC-AC converters. in Proc. of The 28th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON'02). Seville, Spain, Nov. 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.

[91]    Q.-C. Zhong and H.-X. Li. Delay-type PID controller, 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.

[96]    Q.-C. Zhong. H-infinity control of dead-time systems based on a transformation. In Proc. of the 3rd IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, 2001.

Papers in Chinese

[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.

[8]   Q.-C. Zhong, C.-Y. Liang and J.Y. Xie. Feasible magnitude design of time-delay notch filters to eliminate residual vibrations. Journal of Vibration Engineering, 2001, no.1.

[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.

[10]    Q.-C. Zhong, J.Y. Xie and Q. Jia. Analysis of Time Delay Filter with Damped Frequency Magnitude Characteristic. Journal of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2000, 34(5): 642-645.

[11]    Q.-C. Zhong and J.Y. Xie. Discrete State Space Representation of Dynamic Matrix Controller and its Implementation with Simulink.   Information & Control, 2000, 29(7): 639-645.

[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.

[14]    Q.-C. Zhong, J.Y. Xie and H. Li. Dynamic Matrix Controller with Model Truncation Error Compensation. Journal of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 1999, 33(5): 622-625.

[15]    Q.-C. Zhong, J.Y. Xie and H. Li. PID Controller with Variable Parameters. Information and Control, 1999, 28(4): 273-277.

[16]    C.-W. Peng, Q.-C. Zhong, Q. Jia and J.Y. Xie. Automatic Tuning of the Robust PID Controller. Journal of Hunan University, 1999,26(5): 56-61.

[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.

      [26]    Q.-C. Zhong. Keyboard Interface for Microcomputer Controlled Systems. Appl. of Electronic Techniques, 1992.11.  

Ph.D Theses

  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.
  2. Q.-C. Zhong, PhD Dissertation I (SJTU): Time Delay Control & Its Applications, 2000.