Jing    Zhang

Assistant Professor
Business Address  
Department of Applied Science, UALR
2801 South University Ave
Little Rock, AR 72204-1099
Tel. (501) 569 8043, Fax. (501) 569 8020
Email: jxzhang1@ualr.edu
Degree & Year
Southeast University, China
Computer and Control Systems
B. S. July 1983
Southeast University, China
Control engineering
M. S. Feb. 1986
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Electrical Design
Ph. D. Jan. 1996
Nov. 2001--now Assistant professor in Applied Science Dept. and System Engineering Dept. University of Arkansas at Little Rock
May, 1999 —Nov. 2001 Senior R/D engineer in the department of electronics & system, Maxon Motor, Inc. (Interelectric AG), Switzerland
Apr. 1996--Aug. 1998 Senior engineer in the department of electronics & system, Maxon Motor Inc. Switzerland
Jun. 1991--Mar. 1996 Research assistant at the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology(ETH), Zurich, Switzerland.
Mar. 1986--May 1991 Lecturer in the Dept. of Automatic Control, Southeast University, China. Lecturing “Power Electronics” and “Control Systems”.


Memberships of Scientific and professional societies

IEEE Member (1995 to present)

Honors and Awards
Control optimization for transversal flux motor (PI), sponsored by Maxon Motor, Inc., $20,000, funded.
Power amplifiers for active magnetic bearings (Swiss LESIT project) Co-PI, SFr. 500,000, funded
Magnethydrodynamics (MHD) power generation (863-Plan of Chinese HiTech Tracking from 1987 to 1991)

Institutional and professional services
Member of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Dept. of ASCI, UALR;

Professional development activities
Setup of the research and development lab of electronics and systems in Maxon Motor, Inc.
Microprocessors and Systems (Undergraduate course)
DSP and Microcontrollers (Undergraduate and graduate course)
Fundamental of embedded software (Graduate course)

Other related experiences
Design and development of standard and customer-specialized products of servo power control systems
Technical consulting for Maxon Motor, Inc.

1. J. Zhang, M. Schroff, Identification of The PMSM Initial Rotor Position, Accepted
    for PCIM 2001 International Conference, May 20-22, 2003 in Nuremberg, Germany

2. J. Zhang, M. Schroff, Fuzzy Control Based Identification of The PMSM Initial
    Rotor Position, Conference Proceeding of Annie 2002, Nov. 10-13, 2002

3. J. Zhang, M. Schroff, Speed Control Based on a Position Regulator and an
    Incremental Encoder, Proceeding of PCIM 2001 International Conference, June
    19-21, 2001 in Nuremberg, Germany

4. J. Zhang, M. Schroff, High Performance Current Control of Three-Phase Brushless
    DC Drives with DC-link Current Measurement, Proceeding of PCIM 2001 International
    Conference, June 19-21, 2001 in Nuremberg, German

5. J. Zhang, M. Schroff, Performance Analysis of Current Control Loop in High-Speed
    Fractional Horse-Power Three-Phase PMSM Drives Based on DSP Controllers, Proc.
    of IEEE-IECON2000, Nagoya, Japan, Oct. 2000.


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