Professor

Phone: 86-27-87557273

Email: zhonghua.deng@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Modeling and register control of printing press system; Energy and power management of integrated hybrid power systems; Advanced control methodologies and their real-time applications.

Research Interests:

Zhonghua Deng is a professor and Ph.D supervisor of the Department of Automatic Control, School of Automation. He is a member of Key Laboratory of Education Ministry for Image Processing and Intelligent Control. Professor Deng's research is focused primarily on modeling, identification, diagnosis, control algorithm development for printing press system including advanced control methodologies and their real-time applications in energy systems.

Academic Degrees

Mar.1990-Mar.1994, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Ph.D. in
Control Theory and Control Engineering

Professional Experience

Nov. 2001- present: Professor, School of Automation,Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST).
Nov. 1994-Oct. 2001: Associate Professor, Department of Control Science and Engineering, HUST.
Nov. 1988-Oct. 1994: Lecturer, Department of Control Science and Engineering, HUST.

Selected Publications

1.Zhihua Chen, Juanjuan He,  Ying Zheng,Tao Song, Zhonghua Deng, et al;An optimized feedforward decoupling PD register control method of roll-to-roll web printing systems
       IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering 2015; 13(1):274-283.
2.Lin Zhang, Jianhua Jiang, Huan Cheng, Zhonghua Deng, Xi Li. Control strategy for power management, efficiency-optimization and operating-safety of a 5-kW solid oxide fuel cell system
Electrochimica Acta2015; 177(20):237-249.
3. Huan Cheng,Xi Li, Jianhua Jiang, Zhonghua Deng, et al;A Nonlinear Sliding Mode Observer for the Estimation of Temperature Distribution in a Planar Solid Oxide Fuel Cell
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2015; 40(1): 593-606.
4.Yijun Chen, Zhihua Chen, Zhonghua Deng; Active disturbance rejection and decoupling control of gravure press register system
Control Theory & Applications 2014; 31(6):814-820.
5.Jianhua Jiang, Xi Li, Zhonghua Deng, et al; Control-oriented dynamic optimization of steam reformer with an improved optimization algorithm.

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2013; 38(26): 11288-11302.

6.Cao HongLiang, Li Xi, Deng ZhongHua, et al; Thermal management oriented steady state analysis and optimization of a kW scale solid oxide fuel cell stand-alone system for maximum system efficiency.

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2013; 35(4): 1749-1758.

7.Jiang Jianhua, Li Xi,Deng ZhongHua, et al; Thermal management of an independent steam reformer for a solid oxide fuel cell with constrained generalized predictive control.

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2012; 37(17): 12317-12331.

8.Li Xi, Deng ZhongHua, Qin Yi, et al; Parameter optimization of thermal-model-oriented control law for PEM fuel cell stack via novel genetic algorithm.

Energy Conversion and Management, 2011; 52(11): 3290-3330.

9.Li Xi, Deng ZhongHua, Qin Yi, et al; Novel variable structure control for the temperature of PEM fuel cell stack based on the dynamic thermal affine model.

Energy Conversion and Management, 2011; 52(11): 3265-3274.

10.Cao HongLiang, Li Xi, Deng ZhongHua, et al; Dynamic modeling and experimental validation for the electrical coupling in a 5-cell solid oxide fuel cell stack in the perspective of thermal coupling.

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2011; 36(7): 4409-4418.

11.Cao HongLiang, Deng ZhongHua, Li Xi, Qin Yi; Dynamic modeling of electrical characteristics of solid oxide fuel cells using fractional derivatives.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2010; 35(4): 1749-1758.
12.Deng ZhongHua, Cao HongLiang, Li Xi, Jiang JianHua, Yang Jie, Qin Yi; Generalized predictive control for fractional order dynamic model of solid oxide fuel cell output power.
Journal of Power Sources 2010; 195(24): 8097-8103.
 

Awards and Honors

1. Innovation and Entrepreneurial Talent in Hubei Province, 2015.
2. The Third Prize of Science and Technology Progress in Hubei Province, 2010.
3. The Second Prize of Science and Technology Progress in Wuhan City, 2009.
4. The Second Prize of Science and Technology Progress in the Ministry of Education, 1997.
5. The Third Prize of Science and Technology Progress in the Ministry of Education, 1997.
Research on analog hybrid AC servo drive device

Courses Taught

For Undergraduates:
Principle of single chip microcomputer
 
For Graduates:
Fuel Cell System and Control
 

Project

Current Research Projects:
Jan.2014-Dec.2018: Key Technology R&D Program in Enterprise:“Register control of printing press system”.
 
Jan.2016-Dec.2019: National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant NO. 61573162): “Study of oriented load following thermal-electric management and control for solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) with high system efficiency”.
 
Jan.2015-Dec.2016: Hubei Province Key Technology R&D Program (Grant No. 2015BCE059): “Instrument of thermal-electric coordination for solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC)”.
 
Finished Research Projects:
2012-2015: Key Technology R&D Program in Wuhan Iron and Steel Company (WISCO):“The development of control-oriented temperature predictive models of laminar cooling for hot rolled strip”.
Jan.2012-Jun.2013: Industry, Education and Academy Program from Gongdong Province Government and Ministry of Education of China (Grant No. 2012A090300009):“Modular bus direct connected electronic shaft driving control technology”.
2011-2014: National Twelve-five “863” High-Tech Research and Development Program of China (Grant NO. 2011AA050702): “Control methodology for 5kW planar solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) system”.
Jan.2011-Dec.2012: Department of Science & Technology of Guangdong Province (Grant No. 2011B090400332):“Research and development of key technologies of water-based ink gravure printing press”.
Jan.1996-Dec.1998: National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant NO. 59505020): “Research on feed servo drive technology of NC machine tool with zero tracking error”.
 
Patents and Software Copyright Registration
1. Chinese invention patent: A controller for solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) system, ZL 201210546452.0, 2015.
2. Chinese invention patent: A kind of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) system and its thermal-electric coordination control method, ZL 201310104574.9, 2015.

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