Publications

Journal Publications

  1. Y. Wang, Y. Sheng, J. Wang, and W. Zhang, “Optimal Collision-Free Robot Trajectory Generation Based on Time Series Prediction of Human Movement”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, vol. 3, no.1, pp. 226-233, 2018. [Link]
  2. S. Sridar, P. H. Nguyen, W. Zhang, and P. Polygerinos,“Design and Control of a 3-Chambered Fiber Reinforced Soft Actuator with Off-the-shelf Stretch Sensors”, International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 342-351, 2017. [Link]
  3. I. Papavasileiou, W. Zhang, and S. Han, “Real-time Data-driven Gait Phase Detection using Ground Contact Force Measurements: Algorithms, Platform Design and Performance”, Smart Health, vol. 1-2, pp. 34-49, 2017. [Link]
  4. W. Zhang, M. Tomizuka, Y.-H.Wei, Q. Leng, S.Han, and A. K. Mok, “A Double Disturbance Observer Design for Compensation of Unknown Time Delay in a Wireless Motion Control System”, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, accepted and to appear, 2017. [Link]
  5. K.-Y. Lam, N. W.-H. Tsang, S. Han, W. Zhang, J. K.-Y. Ng, and A. Nath, “Activity Tracking and Monitoring of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol. 76, no. 1, pp. 489-521, 2017. [Link]
  6. W. Zhang, M. Tomizuka, and N. Byl, “A Wireless Human Motion Monitoring System for Smart Rehabilitation”, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, vol. 138, no.11, pp. 111004, 2016. [Link]
  7. N. Byl, W. Zhang, S. Coo, and M. Tomizuka, “Clinical Impact of Gait Training Enhanced with Visual Kinematic Biofeedback: Patients with Parkinson’s Disease and Patients Stable post Stroke”, Neuropsychologia, vol. 79, Part B, pp. 332-343, 2015. [Link]
  8. D. Meyer, W. Zhang, M. Tomizuka, and V. Senner, “Heart Rate Regulation with Different Heart Rate Reference Profiles for Electric Bicycle Riders”, Procedia Manufacturing, vol. 3, pp. 4213-4220, 2015. [Link]
  9. W. Zhang, J. Bae, and M. Tomizuka, “Modified Preview Control for a Wireless Tracking Control System with Packet Loss”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 299-307, 2015. [Link]
  10. J. Bae, W. Zhang, and M. Tomizuka, “Network-Based Rehabilitation System for Improved Mobility and Tele-Rehabilitation”, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 21, no. 5, pp. 1980-1986, 2013. [Link]
  11. Y.-H.Wei, Q. Leng, S. Han, A. K. Mok, W. Zhang, and M. Tomizuka, “RT-WiFi: Real-time High Speed Communication Protocol for Wireless Control Systems”, ACM SIGBED Review, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 28, 2013. [Link]
  12. W. Zhang, Y. Chen, and H. Gao, “Energy-to-peak Control for Seismic-excited Buildings with Actuator Faults and Parameter Uncertainties”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 330, no. 4, pp. 581-602, 2011. [Link]
  13. Y. Chen,W. Zhang, H. Gao, “Finite Frequency H∝ Control for Building under Earthquake Excitation”, IFAC Journal of Mechatronics, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 128-142, 2010. [Link]

Conference Papers

  1. C. Peng, L. Sun, W. Zhang, and M. Tomizuka, “Optimization-based Constrained Iterative Learning Control with Application to Building Temperature Control Systems”, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, accepted, 2016.
  2. I. Papavasileiou, W. Zhang, S. Han, “’Real-time Data-driven Gait Phase Detection using Infinite Gaussian Mixture Model and Parallel Particle Filter”, 1st IEEE Conference on Connected Health: Application, Systems, and Engineering Technologies, accepted, 2016.
  3. C. Peng, W. Zhang, and M. Tomizuka, “Iterative Design of Feedback and Feedforward Controller with Input Saturation Constraint for Building Temperature Control”, 2016 American Control Conference, accepted, 2016.
  4. C. Liu, W. Zhang, and M. Tomizuka, “Who to Blame? Learning and Control Strategies with Information Asymmetry”, 2016 American Control Conference, accepted, 2016.
  5. D. Meyer, W. Zhang, and M. Tomizuka, “Sliding Mode Control for Heart Rate Regulation of Electric Bicycle Riders”, 2015 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), DSCC2015-9712, pp. 1-9, 2015. (Best Student Paper Award Finalist)
  6. Y. Kai, S. Kanno, W. Zhang, and M. Tomizuka, “A Robot Suit with Hardware-based Safety Devices: Frequency Response Analysis of a Velocity-based Safety Device”, in Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), pp. 641-646, 2015.
  7. W. Zhang, M. Tomizuka, Y.-H.Wei, Q. Leng, S. Han, and A. K. Mok, “Robust Time Delay Compensation in a Wireless Motion Control System with Double Disturbance Observers”, in Proceedings of the 2015 American Control Conference (ACC), pp. 5294-5299, 2015.
  8. W. Zhang, X. Chen, J. Bae, and M. Tomizuka, “Real-time Kinematic Modeling and Prediction of Human Joint Motion in a Networked Rehabilitation System”, in Proceedings of the 2015 American Control Conference (ACC), pp. 5800-5805, 2015.
  9. Q. Leng, Y.-H. Wei, S. Han, A. K. Mok, W. Zhang, and M. Tomizuka, “Improving Control Performance by Minimizing Jitter in RT-WiFi Networks”, in Proceedings of the 35th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), pp. 63-73, 2014.
  10. W. Zhang, M. Tomizuka, and N. Byl, “A Wireless Human Motion Monitoring System Based on Joint Angle Sensors and Smart Shoes”, in Proceedings of 2014 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), DSCC2014-5976, pp. 1-10, 2014.
  11. Y. Kai, S. Kitaguchi, S. Kanno, W. Zhang, and M. Tomizuka, “Development of a Rehabilitation Robot Suit with Velocity and Torque-based Mechanical Safety Devices”, in Proceedings of 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 1380-1385, 2014.
  12. W. Zhang, M.Tomizuka, Y.-H.Wei, Q. Leng, S. Han, and A. K. Mok, “Time Delay Compensation in a Wireless Tracking Control System with Previewed Reference”, in Proceedings of 2014 American Control Conference (ACC), pp. 3293-3298, 2014.
  13. W. Zhang, M. Tomizuka, and J. Bae, “Time Series Prediction of Knee Joint Movement and Its Application to a Network-based Rehabilitation System”, in Proceedings of 2014 American Control Conference (ACC), pp. 4810-4815, 2014.
  14. Y.-H. Wei, Q. Leng, S. Han, A. K. Mok,W. Zhang, and M. Tomizuka, “RT-WiFi: Real-Time High-Speed Communication Protocol for Wireless Cyber-Physical Control Applications”, in Proceedings of 34th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), pp. 140-149, 2013. (Best Paper Award)
  15. S.-H. Yang, W. Zhang, Y. Wang, and M. Tomizuka, “Fall-prediction Algorithm Using a Neural Network for Safety Enhancement of Elderly”, in Proceedings of 2013 CACS International Automatic Control Conference (CACS), pp. 245-249, 2013.
  16. K. Kanjanapas, Y. Wang, W. Zhang, L. Whittingham, and M. Tomizuka, “A Human Motion Capture System based on Inertial Sensing and A Complementary Filter”, in Proceedings of 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC), pp. 2142-2150, 2013.
  17. W. Zhang and M. Tomizuka, “Compensation of Time Delay in a Network-based Gait Rehabilitation System with a Discrete-time Communication Disturbance Observer”, in Proceedings of 2013 IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, pp. 555-562, 2013.
  18. Y. Kai, S. Kitaguchi, W. Zhang, and M. Tomizuka, “Design of a Rehabilitation Robot Suit with Hardware-based Safety Devices: Proposal of the Basic Structure”, in Proceedings of the 18th International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics, pp. 585-588, 2013.
  19. W. Zhang, X. Zhu, S. Han, N. Byl, A. K. Mok, and M. Tomizuka, “Design of a Network-based Mobile Gait Rehabilitation System”, in Proceedings of 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), pp. 1773-1778, 2012.
  20. W. Zhang, J. Bae, and M. Tomizuka, “Modified Preview Control for a Wireless Tracking Control System with Packet Loss”, in Proceedings of 2012 ASME Dynamic System and Control Conference (DSCC), pp. 2524-2533, 2012. (Semi-Plenary Paper Award Finalist)
  21. J. Bae, W. Zhang, and M.Tomizuka, “Compensation of Packet Loss for a Network-Based Rehabilitation System”, in Proceedings of 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 2413-2418, 2012.

Non-refereed Publications

  1. W. Zhang, Y.-H.Wei, Q. Leng, and S. Han, “A High-speed Real-time Mobile Gait Rehabilitation System”, ACM XRDS – The ACM Magazine for Students, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 46-51, 2014.

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