Yiping Cheng, Ph.D, Associate Professor

- school of Electronics Information and Engineering
- Email: ypcheng@bjtu.edu.cn
- Add：502 West 9th Teaching Buiding, Beijing Jiaotong University

## Education

- 1987-1992, Bachelor’s degree of Engineering, Department of Computer Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
- 1996-1999, Master’s degree of Engineering, Department of Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
- 1999-2003, Ph. D., Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

## Research Interests

- Algebraic approaches for discrete event systems
- Algebraic approaches for systems and control
- Model predictive control
- System identification
- Neural networks

## Teaching Activities

- Predictive Control (For Graduate)
- Principles of Automatic Control (For Undergraduate)
- Introduction to System Identification (For Undergraduate)
- Visual C++ Programming (For Undergraduate)

## Projects

- 2013.1-2016.12, “Development of vehicle-mounted online electromagnetic broken rail detection instrument”, NSFC No.61227002，supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China.
- 2005.1-2007.12, “Time level modeling of discrete event systems for the CAD of asynchronous circuits”, supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China.

## Academic Achievement

### Journal Papers

- Yiping Cheng. A state-space identification algorithm for linear systems based on multivariate linear regression (in Chinese), Journal of Beijing Jiaotong University, 38(2), pp.13-17, 2014
- Yiping Cheng and Da-Zhong Zheng. An algorithm for timing verification of systems constrained by min-max inequalities, Journal of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems: Theory and Applications, 17(1), pp.99-129, 2007
- Yiping Cheng. CARMA-model-based j-step-ahead prediction for MIMO systems (in Chinese), Control and Decision (Chinese Journal), 21(9), pp.1050-1053, 2006
- Yiping Cheng and Da-Zhong Zheng. Min-max inequalities and the timing verification problem with max and linear constraints, Journal of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems: Theory and Applications, 15(2), pp.119-143, 2005
- Yiping Cheng and Da-Zhong Zheng. A cycle time computing algorithm and its application in the structural analysis of min-max systems, Journal of Discrete Event Dynamic Systems: Theory and Applications, 14(1), pp.5-30, 2004
- Yiping Cheng and Da-Zhong Zheng. On the cycle time of non-autonomous min-max systems (in Chinese), Control and Decision (Chinese Journal), 18(3), pp.295-299, 2003
- Yiping Cheng and Da-Zhong Zheng. Ultimate periodicity of orbits for min-max systems, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 47(11), pp.1937-1940, 2002
- Yiping Cheng and Zhenhua Cui. Movable phase boundary model for once-through steam generator analysis (in Chinese), Nuclear Power Engineering (Chinese journal), 21(3), pp.197-201, 2000

### Conference Papers

- Yiping Cheng. A novel DMC-like implementation of GPC, Proceedings 2013 International Conference on Mechatronic Sciences, Electrical Engineering and Computer (MEC), pp.362-366, 2013
- Yiping Cheng. A predictor form state-space identification algorithm using multivariate linear regression, Proceedings 31st Chinese Control Conference (CCC), pp.1877-1880, 2012
- Yiping Cheng and Ze Liu. Optimized selection of sigma points in the unscented Kalman filter, Proceedings 2011 International Conference on Electrical and Control Engineering (ICECE), pp. 3073-3075, 2011
- Yiping Cheng and Ze Liu. A state-space revisit to Redheffer’s theorem, Proceedings 2010 Chinese Control and Decision Conference (CCDC’10), pp.35-38, 2010
- Yiping Cheng. A Linear Algebraic Approach to Kalman Filtering, Proceedings 2010 International Conference on Measuring Technology and Mechatronics Automation (ICMTMA), pp.122-125, 2010
- Yiping Cheng. Improvement of the ARE strict bounded real lemma, Proceedings 2009 Chinese Conference on Decision and Control (CCDC’09), pp.2819-2824, 2009
- Yiping Cheng. An elementary state-space approach to the H2 optimal control problem, Proceedings 2008 International Conference on Automation and Logistics (ICAL’08), pp.607-611, 2008
- Yiping Cheng. Generalization of the theorems of alternatives in semidefinite programming, Proceedings 2007 International Conference on Automation and Logistics (ICAL’07), pp.634-637, 2007
- Yiping Cheng. A proof of the discrete-time KYP lemma using semidefinite programming duality, Proceedings 26th Chinese Control Conference, pp.156-160, 2007
- Yiping Cheng. A survey of the theory of min-max systems, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, v 3645, part II, Advances in Intelligent Computing: Proceedings International Conference on Intelligent Computing, ICIC 2005, pp.616-625, 2005
- Yiping Cheng. Floating point computation of cycle time for min-max functions, Proceedings 5th International Conference on Control and Automation (ICCA’05), pp.989-992, 2005

## Honors and Awards

- Excellent doctoral dissertation award, Tsinghua University, 2004.

## Academic Part-time

- Member of program committee for the Chinese Control Conference 2011-2013

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