Sheng-Guo Wang, Ph.D.

Sheng-Guo Wang, Ph.D.
Professor, Electrical Engineering Technology
Phone: 
704-687-5063
Fax: 
704-687-1607
Degrees & Professional Registration: 
  • Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Houston, 1994
  • M.S., University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), China, 1981
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, USTC, 1967
Research: 
  • Systems and Control
  • Robust and Optimal Control
  • Networked Time Delay Systems Control
  • Complex systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Modeling and Model Reduction
  • Circuits and their Performance Variation Analysis at Nano-Scale
  • Structural Control and Intelligent control
  • GPS and Communications
  • Mathematical & Numerical Analysis, and Algorithms
Other Professional Appointments: 
  • Pusan National University, South Korea, Visiting Professor, Dec. 2009--Jan. 2010
  • Prarie View A&M University, Prarie View, Texas, Visiting Professor, Graduate Faculty, 1994-1997
  • Tellabs, Bolingbrook, Illinois, Faculty Intern, Summer 1996
  • University of Houston, Department of Electrical Engineering, Instructor/RA, 1991-1994
  • University of Leicester, Leicester, UK, Honorary Research Scholar, 1990-1991
  • University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, British Council Scholar, 1989-1990
  • Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China, Lecturer, Graduate Faculty, 1987-1989
  • Chengdu Railway Bureau (Chief Engineer Office; Computer Institute; Institute of Science & Technology; etc.), Chengdu, China,  Member/Engineer/Research Group Head, 1967-86.
  • ELET FAIT, ongoing
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Graduate Faculty, Graduate School, 1997 – present
  • College of Engineering Graduate Committee, Member, 2002-2007
  • University Graduate Council, Alternate, 2002-2004
  • University Research Review Committee, Alternate, 1999-2002
  • Engineering Technology Department Faculty Search Committee, Member, 1997-2001
  • Explore UNC Charlotte, Engineering Technology Department Representative, 2003 & 2005
  • Session Chair: IEEE 4th and 5th World Congress of Intelligent Control and Automation, June 2002 and 2004
  • Session Co-Chair or Chair: IEEE 33rd, 39th, 42nd Conference on Decision and Control, December 1994, 2000 and 2003;
  • IEEE 2002 international Conference on Control and Automation, June 2002;
  • 2001 International Symposium on Adaptive and Intelligent System and Control, June 2001
  • Co-Chair: 2 sessions at 2000 American Control Conference, June 2000
  • Program Committee member: for 2005 BISBC, 8th Joint Conference on Information Sciences, July 2005;
  • SPIE Conference, November 2000;
  • 2000 American Control Conference, June 2000 (an Organizer for an Invited Session)
  • Member of the Structural Control Committee, American Institute of Structural Control, 2000 - present
  • Reviewer: IEEE Trans. Automatic Controls, 1997-2000, 2002, 2003;
  • IEEE Trans. Circuits & Systems, 1995,2001,2002;
  • IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, 2001-2002;
  • Int. J. Control and Intelligent Systems, 2001;
  • IFAC Automatica, 2001, 2002;
  • Int. J. Optimal Control Applications and Methods, 2001, 2002;
  • Int. J. Information Science, 2002, 2003;
  • Int. J. Mathematical and Computer Modelling, 1998, 2002, 2003;
  • ASCE J. Engineering Mechanics, 2001, 2002, 2004;
  • Int. J. Structural Control, 2002-2003;
  • SIAM J. Control & Optimization, 2003, 2004, 2005;
  • Int. J. Systems Science, 2003;
  • SCI J. Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems, 2003;
  • Int. J. Computers & Mathematics with App., 2002;
  • IEEE Trans. Systems, Man & Cybernetics, 1996, 2003;
  • Int. J. Structural Control & Health Monitoring, 2005;
  • ASME J. Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 1995, 2005;
  • for > 20 journals & > 5 major conference
Research Grants: 
  • Planning Visit: U.S. – Japan Research on Effective Fast Robust Control of a Precision Planar Motion Stage for Manufacturing and Instruments, NSF, 2009-2011.  (PI)
  • Determining Vehicle Miles of Travel (VMT) for statewide, county, urban and local areas, NCDOT, 2008-2009.  (PI)
  • PI, “Robust Semi-Active Structural Control and Field Test for Implementation at the World Longest Cable-Stayed Sutong Bridge,” UNC Charlotte Senior Faculty Research Grant ($6000), 2004-2005
  • PI, “GPS Navigation and Digital Map Adjustment,” UNC Charlotte Senior Faculty Research Grant ($6,000), 2002-2003
  • PI, “Efficient and Performance Guaranteed Methods for Order Reduction and Analysis of VLSI Interconnect Circuits,” UNC Charlotte part, NSF ($160,274), 2001-2005
  • PI, “An AGILENT-HP and NSF Communications Lab at UNC Charlotte,” Agilent Technologies ($120,000), 2000-2002
  • PI, “Prairie View Communication System Lab Design,”  Tellabs  ($300,000), 1996-1997
  • Inventor, 4 US Patents (2006, 2007, 2007, 2010)
Recent Publications: 
  • Sheng-Guo Wang, Generalized Lyapunov Theory and its Omega-Transformable Regions, in Unsolved Problems in Mathematical systems & Control Theory, Ed. by V. Blondel, and A. Megretski, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2004. Also at pup.princeton.edu/math and  www.inma.ucl.ac.be/~blondel/op.
  •   Sheng-Guo Wang, Brief Review of Research on Robust Pole Clustering and Robust Structural Control, in Advances in Control Systems Theory and Applications, Ed. G. Tao and J. Sun, USTC Press, April 2009.
  • Shield Lin and Sheng-Guo Wang, Robust Control Design for Two-Link Nonlinear Robotic System, in Advances in Robot Manipulators, Ed. Ernest Hall, IN-TECH, Vienna, Austria, 2010.
  • S.-G. Wang & B. Wang, "Modeling of Distributed RLC Interconnect and Transmission Line via Closed Forms and Recursive Algorithms," IEEE Trans. VLSI, Vol.18, pp.119-130, 2010.
  • S.-G. Wang & B. Wang, "Parameterization Theory of Balanced Truncation Method for Any Evenly Distributed RC Interconnect Circuits and Transmission Lines," Automatica, Vol.46, pp.625-628, 2010.
  • B. Wang, S.-G. Wang and B. Yuan, "Evenly Distributed RC Interconnect ELO Model Simplification and its Simulation", Int. J. Modeling & Simulation, Vol.27, No.4, pp.324-332, 2007.
  • B. Yuan, Z. Cao and S.-G. Wang, "Effect of Counter EMF on Ripple Frequency of Current in DC Motor," Proc. CSEE, Vol. 27, No.30, pp.92-96, 2007.
  • B. Yuan and S.-G. Wang, "Even Length Order RC Interconnect Model Reduction, Optimization and Simulation", J. System Simulations, Vol.18, No.17, pp. 1773-1776, 2006.
  • B. Yuan, B. Wang and S.-G. Wang, "Balanced Truncated Models of RC Interconnect Circuits and their Simulation", Journal of Electronics, Vol.22, No.4, pp.403-408, 2005.
  • W. Zhang, B. Yuan and S.-G. Wang, "Application of Scaling in Simulation of High Order Interconnect Model", Computer Simulation, Vol. 22, No.3, pp.83-85, 2005.
  • S.-G. Wang and B. Wang, "Fast and Accurate Modeling of Distributed RLC Interconnect and Transmission Line in Time and Frequency Domains," IFAC World Congress, Seoul, 2008.
  • S.-G. Wang and B. Wang, "Parameterization Theory of Balanced Truncation Method for Any Evenly Distributed RC Interconnect Circuits," Proc. IEEE 7th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (2008 WCICA), Chongqing, China, June 2008.
  • S.-G. Wang and B. Wang, "An Example of Balanced Truncation Method and its Surprising Time Domain Performance," Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems, Chengdu, 2008.
  • S. Lin and S.‐G. Wang, "Modeling and Robust Control of Two‐Link Planar Nonlinear Robotic Systems," Proc. IASTED Int. Conf. on Modelling, Identification, and Control, Innsbruck, Feb. 2007.
  • Y. Bao, S.-G. Wang and Z. Liu, "Two New Approaches to Automatic Generation and Accurate Adjustment of Vector Maps for AVL", Proc. IEEE ICCA, Singapore, 2006.
  • B. Wang, S.-G. Wang and B. Yuan, “ELO Model Reduction and Case Study of Evenly Distributed RC Interconnect,” 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, Czech, July 2005
  • S.-G. Wang, Generalized Lyapunov Theory and its Omega-Transformable Regions, in Unsolved Problems in Mathematical Systems & Control Theory, Ed. by V. Blondel & A. Megretski, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2004 (Also at http://pup.princeton.edu/math/ and http://www.inma.ucl.ac.be/~blondel/op/)
  • S.-G. Wang, “An LQG-alpha Control with Relative Stability and Gain Parameter for the Structural Benchmark Problems,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 130, No. 4, pp.511-517, 2004
  • S.-G. Wang, H.Y. Yeh and P. Roschke, “Robust Active Control for Structural Systems with Structured Uncertainties,” International Journal of Nonlinear Dynamics and Systems Theory, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp.195-216, 2004
  • B. Yuan and S.-G. Wang, “Analysis of Robust Pole Clustering in a Good Ride Quality Region of Aircraft for Matrices with Unstructured Uncertainties,” Control Theory and Applications, Vol. 21, pp.169-173, 2004
  • S.-G. Wang, P. Roschke and H.Y. Yeh, “Robust Control for Structural Systems with Unstructured Uncertainties,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 130, No. 3, pp. 337-346, 2004
  • Y. Bao, S.-G. Wang and Y. Liu, “GIS-Based Real-Time Correction of Deviation on Vehicle Track,” Proc. International Conference on Dynamics, Instrumentation and Control 2004, Nanjing, China, August 2004
  • B. Yuan, B. Wang and S.-G. Wang, “RC Interconnect Circuits and Its Balanced Truncated Models,” IEEE Proceedings of the 5th World Congress of Intelligent Control and Automation, Hongzhou, China, June 2004
  • O. Rediniotis, S. Lin, U. Ukpai and S.-G. Wang, “Modeling of a Nonlinear Synthetic Jet Actuator,” Proceedings of IASTED International Conference on Modeling and Simulation, Marina del Rey, California, March 2004
  • S.-G. Wang, “LQG-a Control and its Simulations for Structural Benchmark Problems against Winds and Earthquakes,” Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, Hawaii, December, 2003
  • S.-G. Wang, “Robust Pole Clustering in a Good Ride Quality Region of Aircraft for Matrices with Unstructured Uncertainties,” IFAC Journal Automatica, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 525-532, 2003
  • S.-G. Wang, “Robust Active Control for Structural Systems with Acceleration Sensors,” Journal of Structured Control, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp 57-76, 2003 (also www.interscience.wiley.com)
  • S.-G. Wang, Generalized Lyapunov Theory and its Omega-Transformable Regions, in Open Problems in Mathematical Systems and Control Theory, Ed. by V. Blondel & A. Megretski, 2002 MTNS Problem Book, www.nd.edu/inma, 2002
  • S.-G. Wang and S. Lin, “Eigenvectors and Robust Stability of Uncertain Matrices,” International Journal of Control and Intelligent Systems, Vol.30, No.3, pp.126-133, 2002
  • S.-G. Wang and Y. Bao, "New Intelligent Method to Generate Vector Maps for GPS Navigation," Proceedings of the15th IFAC World Congress, Barcelona, P157, Spain, July 2002
  • S.-G. Wang, J. Wang, W. Cai, D. Zhou and X. Zhen, “Modeling of RC Interconnect Circuit and Its Recursive Algorithm,” Proceedings IEEE 2002 International Conference on Control and Automation, pp1426-1430, Xiaman, China, June 2002
  • S.-G. Wang, P. Roschke, H.Y. Yeh, “Simulation of Robust Control for Uncertain Structural Systems against Earthquakes,” IEEE Proc. 4th World Congress Intelligent Control & Automation, pp.1681-1686, Shanghai, China, June 2002
  • S.-G. Wang, “Robust Active Control for Structural Systems with Acceleration Sensors,” Invited Paper, Proceedings of the Third World Conference on Structural Control, Ed. by Fabio Casciati, Vol.2, pp107-112, Como, Italy, April 2002
  • S.-G. Wang, H.Y. Yeh and P. Roschke, “Robust Control for Structural Systems with Parametric and Unstructured Uncertainties,” Journal of Vibration and Control, Vol.7, pp 753-772, 2001
  • S.-G. Wang, H.Y. Yeh and P. Roschke, “Robust Control for Structural Systems with Parametric and Unstructured Uncertainties,” Invited Paper, Proceedings American Control Conference, Vol.1, pp1109-1114, Arlington, VA, June 2001
  • Y. Bao and S.-G. Wang, “USTC GPS Intelligent Vehicle Navigation System,” Proceedings of 2001 International Symposium on Adaptive and Intelligent Systems and Control, Session VI-01, Charlottesville, VA, June, 2001
  • S. Lin and S.-G. Wang, “Robust Control with Pole Clustering for Uncertain Robotic Systems,” International Journal of Control and Intelligent Systems, Vol.28, No.2, pp72-79, 2000
Honors & Awards: 
  • Associate Editor for the ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 2008 ~ 2011.
  • Associate Editor for the IEEE Control Systems Society –  Multi-conference on Systems and Control (MSC), 2010.
  • Associate Editor for the IEEE Control Systems Society –  MSC, 2009.
  • Co-Guest Editor for a Special Issue on Information and Communication Technologies in Vehicle Navigation, the International Journal of Vehicle Information and Communication System (IJVICS), 2007~2009.
  • International Program Committee (IPC) Member for the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications (CCA), Yokohama, Japan, 2010.
  • International Program Committee Member for the 2010 International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS), Korea, 2010.
  • International Program Committee Member for the 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC), St. Petersburg, Russia, 2009.
  • International Program Committee Member for the 12th IASTED International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control – ISC 2009, Cambridge, MA, 2009.
  • International Program Committee Member for the 11th IASTED International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control – ISC, Orlando, FL, 2008.
  • International Program Committee Member for ICCAS 2008, ICASE International Joint Conference, Korea, 2008.
  • International Program Committee Member for the 7th Atlantic Symposium on Computational Biology & Genome Information (CBGI), 2007.
  • International Program Committee Member for SICE-ICCAS 2006, SICE-ICASE International Joint Conference, Busan, Korea, Oct. 18-21, 2006.
  • Session Chair for a session titled "Complex Systems I" at the IEEE 7th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (IEEE WCICA 2008), June 2008.
  • Review Team Member for the NSF CU NEES Site Review and Evaluation in Nov. 2008 to the NEES Board of Directors and ultimately NSF. 
  • A frequent reviewer for more than 20 journals and many major conferences. Have reviewed more than 200 papers since 1991.
  • Inventor for UNC Charlotte Invention, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2001
  • Best Session Paper Presentation Award, 2001 American Control Conference, Arlington, Virginia, June 2001
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, College of Engineering & Architecture, Prairie View A&M University, 1997
  • Elevation to Senior Member of IEEE, 1997;
  • Sigma Xi Research Excellence Award, University of Houston Chapter, 1994
  • Sino-British Friendship Scholarship Scheme (SBFSS):  Scholar, U.K. 1989-1990
  • Diploma of Merit, National Science Conference of China, 1978
  • Certificate of Merit, China Railway Significant Sci. Ach. awarded by Science Conference of Ministry of Railways, China, 1978