Dr.-Ing. Zonglin Liu

CONTACTINFORMATION

Email:    Z.Liu(at)uni-kassel.de

Phone:   +49-(0)561-804-6309
Fax:       +49-(0)561-804-6383

Office:    1638 (New Building, Wilhelmshoeher Allee 73)

Consultation hour on appointment

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

  • Senior Researcher (University of Kassel, since November 2021)
  • Postdoctoral researcher (University of Kassel, April 2021 - October 2021)
  • PhD Student (University of Kassel, June 2015 - March 2021)
  • Master in Control and System Theory (University of Kassel, April 2013 - April 2015)
  • German language course (University of Kassel, Oktober 2012 - Februar 2013)
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Control Theory and Automation (Harbin Institute of Technology, September 2008 - Juli 2012)

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Optimization-based control of distributed und cyber-physical systems

 

COURSES

PUBLICATIONS

Z. Liu and O. Stursberg, “Optimal Trajectory Planning of Hybrid Systems by Efficient MIQP Encoding,” in 2018 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), IEEE, Ed. Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates, 2018, pp. 1548–1553.
Z. Liu and O. Stursberg, “Optimierungsbasierte Regelung und Steuerung Hybrid-Dynamischer Systeme.,” Automatisierungstechnik, vol. 66, no. 11, pp. 928–938, 2018.
Z. Liu and O. Stursberg, “Distributed control of networked systems with coupling constraints,” Automatisierungstechnik, vol. 67, no. 12, pp. 1007–1018, 2019.
Z. Liu and O. Stursberg, “Efficient Optimal Control of Hybrid Systems with Conditioned Transitions,” in 2019 IEEE 15th International Conference on Control and Automation (ICCA), IEEE, Ed. 2019, pp. 223–230.
Z. Liu and O. Stursberg, “Recursive Feasibility and Stability of MPC with Time-Varying and Uncertain State Constraints,” in 2019 18th European Control Conference (ECC), IEEE, Ed. 2019, pp. 1766–1771.
Z. Liu and O. Stursberg, “Robust Point-to-Set Control of Hybrid Systems with Uncertainties Using Constraint Tightening.,” IFAC-PapersOnline, vol. 53(2), pp. 6888–6894, 2020.
Z. Liu and O. Stursberg, “Efficient Solution of Distributed MILP in Control of Networked Systems.,” Proc. of the IFAC World Congress, pp. 6805–6811, 2020.
Z. Liu and O. Stursberg, “Optimizing Online Control of Constrained Systems with Switched Dynamics.,” Proc. European Control Conference, pp. 82–88, 2018.
Z. Liu and O. Stursberg, “Efficient Solution of Distributed MIP in Control of Networked Systems,” Proc. in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (PAMM), vol. 20(1,Section 20), pp. 1–2, 2021.
Z. Liu and O. Stursberg, “Distributed Solution of MIQP Problems Arising for Networked Systems with Coupling Constraints,” Proc. European Control Conference, pp. 2420–2425, 2021.
Z. Liu, “Optimizing Control of Distributed Cyber-Physical Systems. In: Kassel University Press, ISBN: 978-3-7376-0976-0,” 2021.
Z. Liu, M. Omayrat, and O. Stursberg, “A Study on Model-based Optimization of Vaccination Strategies Against Epidemic Virus Spread,” Proc. of the 18th Int. Conf. on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, pp. 630–637, 2021.
Z. Liu and O. Stursberg, “On the Use of MPC Techniques to Decide on Intervention Policies against COVID-19,” Proc. of the 3rd IFAC Conf. on Modeling, Identification and Control of Nonlinear Systems, vol. 54, no. 14, pp. 502–507, 2021.
Z. Liu and O. Stursberg, “Distributed Optimization for Mixed-Integer Consensus in Multi-Agent Networks,” 2022 European Control Conference, pp. 2196–2202, 2022.
X. Liu, Z. Liu, Z. Wang, and O. Stursberg, “Efficient Fault Detection for Discrete-Time PWA Systems,” IEEE Control Systems Letters, no. 6, pp. 3361–3366, 2022.
Z. Liu and O. Stursberg, “Distributed Solution of Mixed-Integer Programs by ADMM with Closed Duality Gap,” 61st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), pp. 279–286, 2022.
Z. Liu, M. Omayrat, and O. Stursberg, “Model-Based Optimization of Vaccination Strategies in Different Phases of Pandemic Virus Spread,” Proc. of the 18th Int. Conf. on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, vol. 1006, pp. 185–208, 2023.
Z. Wang, J. Zhang, Z. Liu, W. Han, and M. Shen, “Distributed Interval Estimation for Continuous-Time Linear Systems: A Two-Step Method,” Proc. of the 22nd IFAC World Congress, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 8500–8505, 2023.
T. Trummel, Z. Liu, and O. Stursberg, “On Optimal Synchronization of Diffusively Coupled Heterogeneous Van Der Pol Oscillators,” Proc. of the 22nd IFAC World Congress, pp. 9475–9480, 2023.
J. Mast, Z. Liu, Z. Wang, and O. Stursberg, “A Unified Approach to Communication Delay and Communication Frequency in Distributed State Estimation of Linear Systems,” IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 7, pp. 2755–2760, 2023.
V. Schmidtke, Z. Liu, and O. Stursberg, “Resilience of Time-Varying Communication Graphs for Consensus of Changing Sets of Computing Agents,” 62nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control , pp. 3474–3479, 2023.
N. Hanke, Z. Liu, and O. Stursberg, “Approximation of Limit Cycles by Using Planar Switching Affine Systems with Guarantees for Uniqueness and Stability,” Proceedings of the 2024 European Control Conference, vol. 2024, pp. 1460–1465, 2024.
E. Baum, Z. Liu, and O. Stursberg, “Distributed State Estimation of Linear Systems With Randomly Switching Communication Graphs,” IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 8, pp. 1781–1786, 2024.