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Zhenbo Wang

Assistant Professor

Biography

August 2018-Present
Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee


Research

Optimal control theory, convex optimization methods, guidance, control and dynamics, space systems design, atmospheric flight vehicles, neural networks, and deep learning


Education

PhD, Purdue University, 2018
MS, Beihang University, 2013
BS, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2010


Professional Service

Member, AIAA

Reviewer for Aerospace Science and Technology, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, and Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics


Awards and Recognitions

  • Best Student Paper Finalist, 2018 AIAA GNC Conference
  • 2018 Estus H. and Vashti L. Magoon Award for Excellence in Teaching, Purdue University
  • 2017 Koerner Scholarship, Purdue University

Publications

Z. B. Wang, L. Cheng, M. J. Grant, and Q. Z. Zhang, "Improved. Sequential Convex
Programming Algorithms for Entry Trajectory Optimization," Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, in review, 2017.

Z. B. Wang and M. J. Grant, "Autonomous Entry Guidance for Hypersonic Vehicles by Convex Optimization," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, in review, 2017.

Z. B. Wang and M. J. Grant, "Minimum-Fuel Low-Thrust Transfers: A convex Approach," IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, revision in review, 2017.

Z. B. Wang and M. J. Grant, "Optimization of Minimum-Time Low-Thrust Transfers using Convex Programming," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, available online, 2017. doi: 10.2514/1.A33995

Z. B. Wang and M. J. Grant, "Constrained Trajectory Optimization for Planetary Entry via Sequential Convex Programming," Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 40, No. 10, 2017, pp. 2603-2615. doi: 10.2514/I.G002150

K. Ni, Z. B. Wang, Q. Z. Zhang, and M. J. Grant, "Anti-Windup Spinning Guidance for Fixed-Trim Reentry Vehicles by Active Disturbance Rejection Control," Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, in review, 2017.

L. Cheng, Z. B. Wang, Y. Cheng, Q. Z. Zhang, and K. Ni, "Multi-Constrained Predictor-Corrector Reentry Guidance for Hypersonic Vehicles," Proceedings of the IMechE, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, available online, 2017. doi: I0.1177/0954410017724185

Q. Z. Zhang, Z. B. Wang, F. Tao, B. R. Sarker, and L. Cheng, "Design of Optimal Attack-angle for RLV Reentry Based on Quantum Particle Swarm Optimization," Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 6, 2014, Article ID 352983. doi: 10.1155/2014/352983

Q. Z. Zhang, Z. B. Wang, and F. Tao, "Optimal Guidance Law Design for Impact with Terminal Angle of Attack Constraint," Optik, Vol. 125, No. I, 2014, pp. 243-251. doi: 10.1016/j.ijleo.2013.06.065

Q. Z. Zhang, Z. B. Wang, F. Tao, and B. R. Sarker, "On-line Optimization Design of Sliding Mode Guidance Law with Multiple Constraints," Applied Mathematical Modeling, Vol. 37, No. 14-15, 2013, pp. 7568-7587. doi: I0.1016/j.apm.2013.02.030

 


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