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Yang Zhao

Assistant Professor of Engineering

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Specialties:

active disturbance rejection control adaptive control back-stepping control control systems electric motors observer design power systems sliding mode control surface vehicles

Yang Zhao

Assistant Professor of Engineering

Education

  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, Cleveland State University (2019)
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Cleveland State University (2013)
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Shenyang University of Technology (2009)

Biography

Advice to Incoming Students

Pursue a balanced life on faith, learning, and community. You might be overwhelmed with courses, assignments, and extracurricular. Please stand firm in the faith. Seek God for wisdom and strength for he will lighten your burdens. Attending classes is the best way to learn knowledge efficiently. However, organizing information and reading extended materials outside classes makes you an expert in your field of study. Participating community activities would expand your horizons and help you to be successful.

Why I Enjoy Teaching at Taylor

I enjoy teaching at Taylor because it provides a harmonic environment for the faculty, staff, and students to care, support, and grow together. The Christ-centered culture encourages everyone to serve God and to serve one another. The personal interactions establishes a strong bond to hold Taylor as a unity. The excellent school leaders help the faculty, staff, and students to become better and stronger.

Hobbies

Hiking, cooking, reading, and piano playing.

Articles

Yang Zhao, Lili Dong, “Robust Path-following Control of a Container Ship Based on Serret-Frenet Frame Transformation,” Journal of Marine Science and Technology (2019)

Yang Zhao, Lili Dong, “Robust Current and Speed Control of a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Using SMC and ADRC,” in press, Control Theory and Technology (2019)

Lili Dong, Anusree Mandali, Allen Morinec, Yang Zhao, “Active Disturbance Rejection Based Load Frequency Control and Voltage Regulation in Power Systems,” Control Theory and Technology, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 335-349 (November 2018) 

Lili Dong, Yang Zhao, Renhai Yu, “Implementation of an Active Disturbance Rejection Controller on a Torsional Plant,” in Proceedings of 2017 Chinese Control Conference, Dalian, China, pp.4801-4806 (July 26-28, 2017) 

Yang Zhao, Lili Dong, “Robust Speed Control of a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor System,” in Proceedings of 2016 Chinese Control and Decision Conference, Yinchuan, China (May 28-30, 2016)

Featured Publications

Robust Path-following Control of a Container Ship Based on Serret-Frenet Frame Transformation
Authors: Yang Zhao, Lili Dong
Publication: Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 2019
Implementation of an Active Disturbance Rejection Controller on a Torsional Plant
Authors: Yang Zhao, Lili Dong, Renhai Yu
Publication: Proceedings of 2017 Chinese Control Conference, Dalian, China, July 26-28, 2017, pp.4801-4806
Active Disturbance Rejection Based Load Frequency Control and Voltage Regulation in Power Systems
Authors: Yang Zhao, Lili Dong, Anusree Mandali, Allen Morinec
Publication: Control Theory and Technology, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 335-349, November 2018
Robust Current and Speed Control of a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Using SMC and ADRC
Authors: Yang Zhao, Lili Dong
Publication: Control Theory and Technology, 2019