Xing-Gang Yan received the B.S. degree from Shanxi Normal University, China in 1985, the M.S. degree from Qufu Normal University, China in 1991, and the Ph.D. degree in engineering from Northeastern University, China in 1997. He was a Teaching Assistant and then a Lecturer at Weinan Educational University, China from 1985 to 1988, and a Lecturer at Qingdao University, China from 1991 to 1994. He worked as a Research Fellow/Research Associate for more than 10 years in Northwestern Polytechnical University, University of Hong Kong, China, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, University of Leicester and University of Kent, UK. Currently, he is a Lecturer at the University of Kent. He is an IEEE Member. He has published more than 60 journal papers and one solely authored book in control engineering and mathematics. His research interests include nonlinear sliding mode control for time-delay systems, decentralised control for large-scale systems, fault detection and isolation, and the applications in practical systems.
Biography Updated on 2 May 2011