1. S. Guo, C. Xu*, R. Loxton and X. Tu, Parameter estimation for the Ginzburg-Landau equation via gradient-based dynamic optimization and implicit sampling, submitted.
  2. B. Ye, S. Cai, C. Xu* and A. Wu, Visual global positioning solutions for IARC Mission 7, to appear in Engineering. (an invited paper, a special issue related to the China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium)

The Year of 2019

  1. W. Qiu, C. Xu*, Attitude maneuver planning of agile satellites for time delay integration imaging, AIAA Guidance, Dynamics and Control, 2019
  2. T. Chen, Y. Yang, J. Lou, Z. Ren and C. Xu, Computational optimal control of a high-speed macro-micro manipulator, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2019.
  3. S. Cai, J. Liang and C. Xu*, Particle image velocimetry via LiteFlowNet: toward a deep learning motion estimator for fluid flows, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement.
  4. J. Zhu, C. Xu*, Time-in-Action Reinforcement Learning, IET Cyber-Systems and Robotics.
  5. S. Cai, S. Zhou, C. Xu*, Fluid motion estimation of particle images via a convolutional neural network, Experiments in Fluids.
  6. X. Ru, X. Wan and C. Xu*, Monocular vision-inertial fusion approach for MAV state estimation (in Chinese).
  7. S. Guo, C. Xu*, S. Cai and C. Yiu, Free-surface flow reconstruction from image sequences via stochastic optical flow equation, IET Cyber-Systems and Robotics.
  8. J. Zhu, J. Zhu, X. Wan, C. Wu and C. Xu*, Object detection and locolization in 3D environment by fusing raw fisheye image and attidue data, Journal of Visual Communication & Image Representation.
  9. Y. Wang, Z. Zhang, Y. Cheng, G. Lin and C. Xu, An ADMM-based sparse PC-EnKF for high-dimensional nonlinear inverse modeling, to appear in Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering.
  10. Z. Ren, C. Xu*, Z. Zhou, Z. Wu and T. Chen, Boundary stabilization of a class of reaction-advection-diffusion systems via a gradient-based optimization approach, to appear in the Journal of Franklin Institute.
  11. J. Zhu, S. Hu, R. Arcucci, C. Xu, J. Zhu, Y. Guo, Model Error Correction in Data Assimilation by Integrating Neural Networks, to appear in Big Data Mining and Analytics, 2019.
  12. A. Castillo, R. Sanz, P. Garcia, W. Qiu, H. Wang and C. Xu, Disturbance observer-based quadrotor attitude tracking control for aggressive maneuvers, Control Engineering Practice.
  13. S. Zhou, C. Xu*, L. Luo, Receding horizon reduced-order modeling for flows past a cylinder via discrete observations, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems.
  14. Z. Ren, Z. Zhou, T. Chen and C. Xu*, Computational Bilinear Optimal Control for a Class of One-dimensional MHD Flow Systems, to appear in ISA Transactions.
  15. T. Chen, S. Zhou, Z. Ren and C. Xu*, Optimal boundary control for 2D colloid transport model in dead-end micro-channel via gradient-based dynamic optimization, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.
  16. J. Zhu, Z. Wang, S. Guo and C. Xu*, Hierarchical Decision and Control for Continuous Multi-target Problem: Policy Evaluation with Action Delay, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems.
  17. Z. Ren, C. Xu, Z. Wu. Optimal tracking control of flow velocity in a one-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic flow, Engineering Optimization, 2018. Online
  18. J. Duan, Y. Ou, J. Hu, Z. Wang, S. Jin, C. XuFast and stable learning of dynamical systems based on extreme learning machineIEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems. (DOI10.1109/TSMC.2017.2705279)

The Year of 2018

  1. H. Luo, Z. Luo, C. Xu, W. Jiang, Optical plasma boundary reconstruction based on least square for EAST tokamakFrontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering.
  2. T. Chen, Z. Ren and C. XuComputational optimal control of 1D colloid transport by solute gradients in dead-end micro-channelsJournal of Industrial & Management Optimization, 2018, 14 (3): 1251-1269. doi: 10.3934/jimo.2018052
  3. S. Cai, Y. Huang, B. Ye and C. Xu*, Dynamic illumination optical flow computing for sensing multiple mobile robots from a droneIEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Volume 48, Issue 8, pp. 1370 – 1382, 2018. (DOI: 10.1109/TSMC.2017.2709404)
  4. S. Cai, E. Memin, P. Derian and C. Xu*, Motion estimation under location uncertainty for turbulent fluid flows, Experiments in Fluids, (2018) 59: 8.
  5. H. Wang, L. Shi, T. Zhou, C. Xu and Y. Deng, A novel passive micromixer with modified asymmetric lateral wall structures, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2018; 13:e2202. DOI:
  6. K. Li, W. Xue, C. Xu and H. Mao, A multiple model approach for predictive control of indoor thermal environment with high resolutionJournal of Building Performance Simulation. Volume 11, Issue 2, pp. 164 – 178, 2018. DOI: 10.1080/19401493.2017.1317289

The Year of 2017

  1. J. Zhu, J. Zhu and C. Xu*, A simultaneous trajectory generation method for quadcopter intercepting ground mobile vehicleInternational Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems. Volume: 14, Issue: 4, July 7, 2017. (DOI
  2. Y. Guo, C. Xu, J. Wu, Stability analysis of neutral stochastic delay differential equations by a generalisation of Banach’s contraction principleInternational Journal of Control, Vol. 90, No. 8, pp.1555 – 1560, 2017. DOI: 10.1080/00207179.2016.1213524.
  3. Z. Zhou, Z. Ren and C. Xu*, Stabilization of a general heat-ODE system coupling at intermediate pointInternational Journal of Robust & Nonlinear Control, Vol. 27, pp.3951 – 3970, 2017. DOI: 10.1002/rnc.3775. (First published: 22 February 2017)
  4. T. Chen, C. Xu*, Control-oriented modeling of colloid transport by solute gradients in dead-end channels, Vol. 12, pp.247 – 258, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2017. DOI: 10.1002/apj.2068.

The Year of 2016

  1. Z. Ren, C. Xu* and Y. Ou, Dynamic optimization of trajectory for ramp-up current profile in tokamak plasmas, Vol. 11, pp. 918 – 929, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2016. DOI: 10.1002/apj.2026. [arXiv Preprint]
  2. X. Yu, G. Zheng and C. Xu*, The C-regularized semigroup method for partial differential equations with delaysDiscrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems – Series A (DCDS-A), Vol. 36, pp.5163 – 5181, 2016.
  3. Z. Ren, C. Xu*, Q. Lin and R. Loxton, A gradient-based kernel optimization approach for parabolic distributed parameter control systemsPacific Journal of Optimization, Vol. 12, pp.263 – 287, 2016. [arXiv Preprint]
  4. Y. Guo, C. XuControllability of Stochastic Delay Systems with Impulse in a Separable Hilbert SpaceAsian Journal of Control, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 779-783, March 2016.
  5. T. Chen, C. Xu*, Computational optimal control of the Saint-Venant PDE model using the time-scaling techniqueAsia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 11, pp.70 – 80, 2016.
  6. Z. Ren, C. Xu*, Q. Lin, R. Loxton and K. Teo, Dynamic optimization of open-loop input signals for ramp-up current profiles in tokamak plasmas,Communications in Nonlinear Science & Numerical Simulation, Vol. 32, pp.31 – 48, 2016.
  7. Y. Zhu, M. Krstic, H. Su, C. Xu. Linear backstepping output feedback control for uncertain linear systems, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, vol. 30, pp. 1080-1098, 2016.

The Year of 2015

  1. T. Chen, C. Xu*, Q. Lin, R. Loxton and K. Teo, Water hammer mitigation via PDE-constrained optimizationControl Engineering Practice, Vol. 45, pp.54 – 63, 2015.
  2. Q. Lin, R. Loxton, C. Xu* and K. Teo, Parameter estimation for nonlinear time-delay systems with noisy output measurementsAutomatica, Vol. 60, pp.48 – 56, 2015.
  3. Z. Zhou and C. Xu*, Stabilization of a second order ODE-heat system coupling at intermediate pointAutomatica, Vol. 60, pp.57 – 64, 2015.
  4. T. Chen, C. Xu*, Z. Ren and R. Loxton, Optimal boundary control for water hammer suppression in fluid transmission pipelinesComputers & Mathematics with Applications, Vol. 69, pp. 275 – 290, 2015. [arXiv Preprint]
  5. S. Guo, K. Xu, C. Xu*, Z. Ren and B. Xiao, Start-up phase plasma discharge design of a tokamak via control parameterization methodChinese Physics B, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 035202, 2015.
  6. C. Xu, Y. Dong, Z. Ren, H. Jiang and X. Yu, Sensor deployment for pipeline leakage detection via optimal boundary control strategiesJournal of Industrial & Management Optimization, Vol. 11, pp. 199 – 216, 2015.

The Year of 2014

  1. X. Yu, C. Xu*, H. Jiang, J. Chu, Local exponential stabilization of Fisher’s equation using the backstepping techniqueSystems & Control Letters, Vol. 74, pp.1 – 7, 2014.
  2. D. Huang, X. Li, J. Xu, C. Xu* and W. He, Iterative learning control for linear distributed parameter systems – frequency domain design and analysisSystems & Control Letters, Vol. 72, pp. 22 – 29, 2014.
  3. X. Yu, R. Cheng, H. Jiang, Q. Zhang and C. Xu*, The approximation for the boundary optimal control problem of Burgers-Fisher equation with constraintsApplied Mathematics & Computation, Vol. 243, pp. 889 – 898, 2014.
  4. X. Yu, C. Xu*, The approximation for the boundary optimal control problem of heat equation defined in a variable domainChinese Physics B, Vol. 23, pp.040201-1-7, 2014.

The Year of 2013

  1. B. Li, C. Xu*, K. Teo and J. Chu, Time optimal Zermelo’s navigation problem with moving and fixed obstaclesApplied Mathematics & Computation, Vol. 224, pp.866 – 875, 2013.
  2. D. Huang, J. Xu, X. Li, C. Xu, M. Yu, D-type anticipatory iterative learning control for a class of inhomogeneous heat equationsAutomatica, Vol. 49, pp.2397 – 2408, 2013 (Regular Paper).
  3. C. Xu and E. Schuster, Low dimensional modeling of linear heat transfer systems using the incremental proper orthogonal decomposition methodAsia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 8, pp.473 – 482, 2013.
  4. C. Xu, Y. Ou, E. Schuster, X. Yu, Computing open-loop optimal control of the q-profile in ramp-up tokamak plasmas using the minimal-surface theoryPlasma Science & Technology, Vol. 15, pp.403 – 410, 2013.

The Year of 2011

  1. J. Barton, Y. Ou, C. Xu, E. Schuster and M. Walker, Simserver simulation of a model-based current profile controller in the DIII-D plasma control systemFusion Engineering & Design, Vol. 86, pp.1116 – 1119, 2011.
  2. C. Xu, Y. Ou and E. Schuster, Sequential linear quadratic control of bilinear parabolic PDEs based on POD model reductionAutomatica, Vol. 47, pp.418 – 426, 2011.
  3. Y. Ou, C. Xu, E. Schuster, T.C. Luce, J.R. Ferron, M.L. Walker and D.A. Humphreys, Receding horizon optimal control of current profile evolution during the ramp-up phase at tokamaksControl Engineering Practice, Vol. 19, pp.22 – 31, 2011.
  4. Y. Ou, C. Xu, E. Schuster and ET. al., Optimal tracking control of current profile in tokamaksIEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol. 19, pp.432 – 441, 2011.

The Year of 2010

  1. Y. Ou, C. Xu, E. Schuster, Robust control design for the poloidal magnetic flux profile evolution in the presence of model uncertaintiesIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 38, pp.375 – 382, 2010.
  2. C. Xu, Y. Ou and E. Schuster, Transport parameter estimations of current density dynamics using the extended Kalman filterIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 38, pp.359 – 364, 2010.
  3. C. Xu, Y. Ou, J.N. Dalessio, E. Schuster, T.C. Luce, J.R. Ferron, M.L. Walker, D.A. Humphreys, Ramp-up-phase current profile control of tokamak plasmas via nonlinear programmingIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 38, pp.163 – 173, 2010.

The Year of 2008

  1. Y. Ou, C. Xu, E. Schuster, T.C. Luce, J.R. Ferron and M.L. Walker, Design and simulation of extremum-seeking open-loop optimal control of current profile in the DIII-D tokamakPlasma Physics & Controlled Fusion, Vol. 50, p.115001 (24pp), 2008.
  2. C. Xu, E. Schuster, R. Vazquez and M. Krstic, Stabilization of linearized 2D magnetohydrodynamic channel flow by backstepping boundary controlSystems & Control Letters, Vol. 57, pp.805 – 812, 2008.

The Year of 2007

  1. E. Schuster, C. Xu, N. Torres, E. Morinaga, C. K. Allen, and M. Krstic, Beam matching adaptive control via extremum seekingNuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research A, Vol. 581, pp.799 – 815, 2007.
  2. Y. Ou, T.C. Luce, E. Schuster, J.R. Ferron, M.L. Walker, C. Xu, and D.A. Humphreys, Towards model-based current profile control at DIII-DFusion Engineering & Design, Vol. 82, pp.1153 – 1160, 2007. pdf