**Journals** | 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007

**Conferences** | 2018, 2017, 2016, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

#### Journals

#### 2019

* Particle image velocimetry based on a Deep Learning Motion Estimator*, S. Cai, J. Liang, Q. Gao, C. Xu, R. Wei, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2019. [paper]

* Dense motion estimation of particle images via a convolutional neural network*, S. Cai, S. Zhou, C. Xu, Experiments in Fluids, 2019. [paper]

* Computational bilinear optimal control for a class of one-dimensional MHD flow systems*, Z. Ren, Z. Zhou, T. Chen and C. Xu, ISA Transactions, 2019. [paper]

#### 2018

* Optical plasma boundary reconstruction based on least square for EAST tokamak*, H. Luo, Z. Luo, C. Xu, W. Jiang, Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, 2018. [paper]

* Computational optimal control of 1D colloid transport by solute gradients in dead-end micro-channels*, T. Chen, Z. Ren and C. Xu, Journal of Industrial & Management Optimization, 2018. [paper]

* Motion estimation under location uncertainty for turbulent fluid flow*, S. Cai, E. Memin, P. Derian and C. Xu, Experiments in Fluids, 2018. [paper]

* A novel passive micromixer with modified asymmetric lateral wall structures*, H. Wang, L. Shi, T. Zhou, C. Xu and Y. Deng, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2018. [paper]

* A multiple model approach for predictive control of indoor thermal environment with high resolution*, K. Li, W. Xue, C. Xu and H. Mao, Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 2018. [paper]

* Optimal tracking control of flow velocity in a one-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic flow*, Z. Ren, C. Xu, Z. Wu, Engineering Optimization, 2018. [paper]

* Boundary stabilization of a class of reaction-advection-diffusion systems via a gradient-based optimization approach*, Z. Ren, C. Xu, Z. Zhou, Z. Wu and T. Chen, Journal of Franklin Institute, 2018. [paper]

* Dynamic illumination optical flow computing for sensing multiple mobile robots from a drone*, S. Cai, Y. Huang, B. Ye and C. Xu, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 2018. [paper]

#### 2017

* Stability analysis of neutral stochastic delay differential equations by a generalisation of Banach’s contraction principle*, Y. Guo, C. Xu, J. Wu, International Journal of Control, 2017. [paper]

* Stabilization of a general heat-ODE system coupling at intermediate point*, Z. Zhou, Z. Ren and C. Xu, International Journal of Robust & Nonlinear Control, 2017. [paper]

* Control-oriented modeling of colloid transport by solute gradients in dead-end channels*, T. Chen, C. Xu, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2017. [paper]

#### 2016

* Dynamic optimization of trajectory for ramp-up current profile in tokamak plasmas*, Z. Ren, C. Xu and Y. Ou, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2016. [paper]

* The C-regularized semigroup method for partial differential equations with delays*, X. Yu, G. Zheng and C. Xu, Discrete & Continuous Dynamical Systems – Series A (DCDS-A), 2016. [paper]

* A gradient-based kernel optimization approach for parabolic distributed parameter control systems*, Z. Ren, C. Xu, Q. Lin and R. Loxton, Pacific Journal of Optimization, 2016. [paper]

* Controllability of Stochastic Delay Systems with Impulse in a Separable Hilbert Space*, Y. Guo, C. Xu, Asian Journal of Control, 2016. [paper]

* Computational optimal control of the Saint-Venant PDE model using the time-scaling technique*, T. Chen, C. Xu, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2016. [paper]

* Dynamic optimization of open-loop input signals for ramp-up current profiles in tokamak plasmas*, Z. Ren, C. Xu, Q. Lin, R. Loxton and K. Teo, Communications in Nonlinear Science & Numerical Simulation, 2016. [paper]

* Linear backstepping output feedback control for uncertain linear systems*, Y. Zhu, M. Krstic, H. Su, C. Xu, International Journal of Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, 2016. [paper]

#### 2015

* Water hammer mitigation via PDE-constrained optimization*, T. Chen, C. Xu, Q. Lin, R. Loxton and K. Teo, Control Engineering Practice, 2015. [paper]

* Parameter estimation for nonlinear time-delay systems with noisy output measurements*, Q. Lin, R. Loxton, C. Xu and K. Teo, Automatica, 2015. [paper]

* Stabilization of a second order ODE-heat system coupling at intermediate point*, Z. Zhou and C. Xu, Automatica, 2015. [paper]

* Optimal boundary control for water hammer suppression in fluid transmission pipelines*, T. Chen, C. Xu, Z. Ren and R. Loxton, Computers & Mathematics with Applications, 2015. [paper]

* Start-up phase plasma discharge design of a tokamak via control parameterization method*, S. Guo, K. Xu, C. Xu, Z. Ren and B. Xiao, Chinese Physics B, 2015. [paper]

* Sensor deployment for pipeline leakage detection via optimal boundary control strategies*, C. Xu, Y. Dong, Z. Ren, H. Jiang and X. Yu, Journal of Industrial & Management Optimization, 2015. [paper]

#### 2014

* Local exponential stabilization of Fisher’s equation using the backstepping technique*, X. Yu, C. Xu, H. Jiang, J. Chu, Systems & Control Letters, 2014. [paper]

* Iterative learning control for linear distributed parameter systems-frequency domain design and analysis*, D. Huang, X. Li, J. Xu, C. Xu and W. He, Systems & Control Letters, 2014. [paper]

* The approximation for the boundary optimal control problem of Burgers-Fisher equation with constraints*, X. Yu, R. Cheng, H. Jiang, Q. Zhang and C. Xu, Applied Mathematics & Computation, 2014. [paper]

* The approximation for the boundary optimal control problem of heat equation defined in a variable domain*, X. Yu, C. Xu, Chinese Physics B, 2014. [paper]

#### 2013

* Time optimal Zermelo’s navigation problem with moving and fixed obstacles*, B. Li, C. Xu, K. Teo and J. Chu, Applied Mathematics & Computation, 2013. [paper]

* D-type anticipatory iterative learning control for a class of inhomogeneous heat equations*, D. Huang, J. Xu, X. Li, C. Xu, M. Yu, Automatica, 2013. [paper]

* Low dimensional modeling of linear heat transfer systems using the incremental proper orthogonal decomposition method*, C. Xu and E. Schuster, Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2013. [paper]

* Computing open-loop optimal control of the q-profile in ramp-up tokamak plasmas using the minimal-surface theory*, C. Xu, Y. Ou, E. Schuster, X. Yu, Plasma Science & Technology, 2013. [paper]

#### 2011

* Simserver simulation of a model-based current profile controller in the DIII-D plasma control system*, J. Barton, Y. Ou, C. Xu, E. Schuster and M. Walker, Fusion Engineering & Design, 2011. [paper]

* Sequential linear quadratic control of bilinear parabolic PDEs based on POD model reduction*, C. Xu, Y. Ou and E. Schuster, Automatica, 2011. [paper]

* Receding horizon optimal control of current profile evolution during the ramp-up phase at tokamaks*, Y. Ou, C. Xu, E. Schuster, T.C. Luce, J.R. Ferron, M.L. Walker and D.A. Humphreys, Control Engineering Practice, 2011. [paper]

* Optimal tracking control of current profile in tokamaks*, Y. Ou, C. Xu, E. Schuster and ET. al., IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2011. [paper]

#### 2010

* Robust control design for the poloidal magnetic flux profile evolution in the presence of model uncertainties*, Y. Ou, C. Xu, E. Schuster, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 2010. [paper]

* Transport parameter estimations of current density dynamics using the extended Kalman filter*, C. Xu, Y. Ou and E. Schuster, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 2010. [paper]

* Ramp-up-phase current profile control of tokamak plasmas via nonlinear programming*, C. Xu, Y. Ou, J.N. Dalessio, E. Schuster, T.C. Luce, J.R. Ferron, M.L. Walker, D.A. Humphreys, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 2010. [paper]

#### 2008

* Design and simulation of extremum-seeking open-loop optimal control of current profile in the DIII-D tokamak*, Y. Ou, C. Xu, E. Schuster, T.C. Luce, J.R. Ferron and M.L. Walker, Plasma Physics & Controlled Fusion, 2008. [paper]

* Stabilization of linearized 2D magnetohydrodynamic channel flow by backstepping boundary control*, C. Xu, E. Schuster, R. Vazquez and M. Krstic, Systems & Control Letters, 2008. [paper]

#### 2007

* Beam matching adaptive control via extremum seeking*, E. Schuster, C. Xu, N. Torres, E. Morinaga, C. K. Allen, and M. Krstic, Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research A, 2007. [paper]

* Towards model-based current profile control at DIII-D*, Y. Ou, T.C. Luce, E. Schuster, J.R. Ferron, M.L. Walker, C. Xu, and D.A. Humphreys, Fusion Engineering & Design, 2007. [paper]

#### Conferences

#### 2018

* Time scaling transformation in quantum optimal control computation*, B. Shi, C. Xu and R. Wu, the Chinese Control Conference, 2018. [paper]

* Fluid motion estimation from image sequences via ensemble-based variational data assimilation*, S. Cai, E. Memin, Y. Yang, and C. Xu and others, the American Control Conference, 2018. [paper]

#### 2017

* Location uncertainty principle: toward the definition of parameter-free motion estimators*, S. Cai, E. Memin, P. Derian, C. Xu, International Conference on Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2017. [paper]

* Stability of flapping-wing vehicle near hovering under active control by varying flapping frequency*, Y. Huang, J. Liang, C. Xu, the Chinese Automation Congress, 2017. [paper]

* Optimal control for realizing target flow velocity in 1D MHD flow*, Z. Ren, X. Liu, C. Xu, T. Chen, Z. Wu, the 36th Chinese Control Conference, 2017. [paper]

* Optimal boundary control of colloid transport by solute gradients indead-end channels*, T. Chen, C. Xu, Z. Ren, the 36th Chinese Control Conference, 2017. [paper]

#### 2016

* ADRC methodology for a quadrotor UAV transporting hanged payload*, H. Wang, Y. Huang, C. Xu, the IEEE International Conference on Information & Automation, 2016. [paper]

* Parameter estimation for Ginzburg-Landau equation via implicit sampling*, S. Guo, C. Xu and X. Tu, the American Control Conference, 2016. [paper]

#### 2013

* Iterative learning control of linear distributed parameter systems–frequency domain design and analysis*, X. Li, D. Huang, J. Xu and C. Xu, the 13th International Conference on Control, Automation & Systems, 2013. [paper](Outstanding Paper Award)

* Nonlinear programming methods for the motion planning problems of quad-rotor systems in the 3D space*, Y. An, J. Zhu, C. Xu and L. Xie, the Chinese Control Conference, 2013. [paper]

* Optimal path planning for Dubins’ micro-robotics using switching control*, Y. An, C. Xu, Q. Lin and R. Loxton, the 10th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation, 2013. [paper]

* Open loop system identification for a quadrotor helicopter system*, R. Schreurs, T. Han, Q. Zhang, Y. Zhu, C. Xu, S. Weiland, the 10th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation, 2013. [paper]

#### 2012

* Towards using feedback mechanisms for numerical integration of Hamiltonian systems: a spring-mass benchmark*, H. Chen (Undergraduate Student), C. Xu, the 31th Chinese Control Conference, 2012. [paper]

#### 2011

* A quick survey of nuclear fusion and plasma control*, C. Xu, the 30th Chinese Control Conference, 2011. [paper]

* Rank-1 incremental proper orthogonal decomposition based model order for high dimensional linear systems*, C. Xu and E. Schuster, the 2011 American Control Conference, 2011. [paper]

#### 2010

* On the recursive proper orthogonal decomposition method and applications to distributed sensing in cyber-physical systems*, C. Xu, L. Luo and E. Schuster, the 2010 American Control Conference, 2010. [paper]

#### 2009

* Control of ramp-up current profile dynamics in tokamak plasmas via the minimal-surface theory*, C. Xu and E. Schuster, the 48th Conference on Decision and Control and the 28th Chinese Control Conference, 2009. [paper]

* On iterative learning control of parabolic distributed parameter systems*, C. Xu, R. Arastoo and E. Schuster, the 17th Mediterranean Conference on Control & Automation, 2009. [paper]

* Observer-based stabilization of an unstable parabolic PDE using the pseudospectral method and Sturm-Liouville theory*, C. Xu and E. Schuster, the 17th Mediterranean Conference on Control & Automation, 2009. [paper]

#### 2008

* Optimal control of a parabolic PDE system arising in plasma transport via diffusivity-interior-boundary actuation*, C. Xu, J.N. Dalessio and E. Schuster, the 47th Conference on Decision and Control, 2008. [paper]

* Closed-loop tracking control of poloidal magnetic flux profile in tokamaks*, Y. Ou, C. Xu and E. Schuster, the American Control Conference, 2008. (Best Student Paper Finalist). [paper]

#### 2007

* Extremum seeking adaptive control of beam envelope in particle accelerators*, E. Schuster, C. Xu and N. Torres, the IEEE Conference on Control Applications, 2006. [paper]