Professor   Supervisor of Doctorate Candidates   Supervisor of Master's Candidates

Academic Titles : Research & Teaching

Honors and Titles : 入选“地大百人计划”

Gender : Male

Alma Mater : Chinese Academy of Sciences

Education Level : Faculty of Higher Institutions

Degree : Doctoral Degree in Science

Status : Employed

School/Department : School of Automation

Date of Employment : 2019-11-01

Discipline : Control Science and Engineering

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Education Background

2010.9 -- 2013.6

中国科学院 系统科学研究所       ID085791       Doctoral Degree in Education       Doctoral Degree in Science

2007.9 -- 2010.6

华中科技大学       ID085791       Postgraduate       Master's Degree in Engineering

2003.9 -- 2007.6

河南大学       automation       Editor       Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

Social Affiliations

IEEE 高级会员


IFAC 控制教育专业委员会 委员

IEEE 控制系统学会过程控制技术委员会委员


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Work Experience

2016.2 -- 2019.10

南洋理工大学      电子电气工程学院      博士后

2015.10 -- 2016.1

香港大学      机械工程系      博士后

2013.7 -- 2015.8

英国布里斯托大学      工程数学系      博士后

Personal Profile

Chao Zhai is a Full Professor at Department of Automatic Control, School of Automation, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China. He received the bachelor’s degree in automation engineering from Henan University, China, the master’s degree in control theory and control engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, and the PhD in complex systems and control from Institute of Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, in 2013. From July 2013 to August 2015, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Department of Engineering Mathematics, University of Bristol, UK. From October 2015 to January 2016, he was a Research Associate at Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Hong Kong. From February 2016 to October 2019, he was a Research Fellow at Singapore-ETH Centre, ETH Zurich and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Since November 2019, he has been affiliated with China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, China.


He was TPC members of several international conferences such as IEEE Global Communications Conference: Selected Areas in Communications (2021,2022) and IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids (2022), and he received some awards and honors for his academic achievements, including CUG Fellowship, Excellent Master Thesis of Hubei Province, Best Conference Paper Finalist, ICARCV (2010), and so on.


His research interests include coverage control of multi-agent system, distributed control, optimal control, resilient systems, power system stability, and social motor coordination. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, and he has over 60 peer-reviewed publications, including 2 monographs.