• Associate Professor, Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution
Wei Zhan

Educational Background

  • D.Sc. in Systems Science, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1991
  • M.S. in Systems Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1988
  • M.S. in Control Engineering, Beijing University of Aero. and Astro., 1985
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Beijing University of Aero. and Astro., 1983

Research Interests

    • Dynamical control systems design/modeling/analysis/simulation
    • Nonlinear control
    • Adaptive control
    • Robust design
    • System engineering

Selected Publications

  • Zhan, W., Goulart, A., Morgan, J. A., and Porter, J. R., “Vertical and horizontal integration of laboratory curricula and course projects across the electronics Engineering Technology program,” accepted by American Journal of Engineering Education, February, 2011.
  • Zhan, W., “Reducing simulation time using Design of Experiments,” accepted by International Journal of Six Sigma for Competitive Advantage, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2011.
  • Kirksey, J.*, Porter, L.*, McCracken, L.*, and Kwan D.*, Zhan, W, Morgan, J. A., “Fault Detection for Smart Grid Reliability Enhancement,” Journal of Management and Engineering Integration, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2010, pp. 106-117.
  • Zhan, W., Fink, R., and Fang, A., “Teaching Statistics to Engineering Technology Students”, American Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2010, pp. 65-78.
  • Zhan, W., “Modeling, Simulation, Six Sigma, and Their Application in Optimization of Electrical Vehicle Design,” Quality Management and Six Sigma, 2010, pp. 207-224.