Professor, College of Engineering
University of Connecticut
Liang Zhang received the BS and MS degrees from the Center for Intelligent and Networked Systems, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2002 and 2004, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering - Systems from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, in 2009. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Connecticut. Before joining UConn, he was with the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from 2009 to 2013.
His research interests include modeling, analysis, improvement, control, and energy-efficient operations of manufacturing systems, modeling and analysis of battery equalization systems, and resilient control systems. He is the recipient of the 2014 Best Paper Award of IIE Transactions Focused Issue on Design and Manufacturing and the Best Paper Award of the 10th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering. He is currently an Associate Editor of IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters and IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering.