Control of Underactuated Mechanical Systems and Ships
Analysis and Control of Communication Systems
Signal detection and image enhancement
Physiological control mechanisms.
Ongoing collaboration with NYU Courant and Medical School through two POLY and NYU Seed Grants. (NYU)
Fellow of the IEEE (2008).
Changjiang Chair Professorship at Beijing University (2008).
Best Theoretic Paper Award from the 2008 World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Chongqin, June 2008.
Distinguished Overseas Chinese Scholar Award from the NSF of China (2007)
NSF CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (2001).
QEII (Queen Elizabeth II) Research Fellowship Award from the Australian Research Council (ARC, 1998).
Guest Professor at several leading universities in China, including Nankai University, Xiamen University, Wuhan University.
Othmer Junior Fellow (2002-2004)
Q. Li and Z.P. Jiang , "Global analysis of multi-agent systems based on Vicsek's model" Accepted by IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, April 2009.
H. Ito and Z. P. Jiang, "Necessary and sufficient small gain conditions for integral input-to-state stable systems: A Lyapunov perspective," IEEE Trans. Automatic Control as a Regular Paper, in press, 2009
Y. Yang, Z. P. Jiang, B. Xu and D.W. Repperger, "Investigation of 2-D PSR and applications in nonlinear image processing" , J. Physics A: Math. Theor., 42 (2009) 145207 (9pp).
I. Karafyllis, P. Pepe and Z.P. Jiang, "Global output stability for systems described by retarded functional differential equations: Lyapunov characterizations" European Journal of Control, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 516-536, Nov. 2008
I. Karafyllis, P. Pepe and Z.P. Jiang, "Input-to-output stability for systems described by retarded functional differential equations" European Journal of Control, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 539-5