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Institute of Automation

  Supported by Beijing University Of Chemical Technology, the Institute of Automation has a doctoral-level discipline of Control Science and Engineering, a master-level discipline of Control Science and Engineering (including Control Theory and Control Engineering, Systems Engineering, etc.), a Post-doctoral Station of Control Science and Engineering . 
  The Institute of Automation has a highly professional and rational faculty, owning 7 professors, 4 associate professors, and 1 instructor, including 8 Ph.D. advisers. In addition to having two overseas returnees from famous overseas universities, the institute is also characterized by most of the faculty members with doctorial degrees of domestic key universities such as Tsinghua University, Beihang University, Northeastern University, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences and so on. 

  There are totally over 80 graduated students and 10 PhD candidates studying in the institute. The student’s comprehensive quality, especially research capability and innovation thinking is highly emphasized. The Institute of Automation will insist on training outstanding students and creating excellent achievements. Any student or postdoc with hard-working spirit and strong research interests is welcome to join us. 

Faculty members  

Qibing Jin

Youqing Wang

Zhong Zhao

Zhengcai Cao

Jing wang

Dong Shen

Haijiang Zhu

Jinhui Zhang

Dazi Li



Ran Huang

 The institute has 3 laboratories and 5 main researches fields & Projects including    

Optimization and Advanced Control 
    Study on theories and techniques of system optimization, advance control algorithm, computer network management and information integrated technology applied to industrial processes.

 Microscopic Quality Control for Polymerization Processes

    Study on theoretical model and control strategy consisting of pattern recognition and expert system for on-line quality control in polymerization processes.


Pattern Recognition &System Integration
    Study on the techniques of data acquisition, processing and fault diagnosis in the real-time process, and develop the real-time database system and computer schedule management system.

Health Informatics and Intelligent Decision-Making (HIIDM)
    Study on automation theory and its application in medical field and intelligent decision-making problems. The main research interests include health informatics (artificial pancreas, intensive care unit, and anesthesia process).

Networked Control
    Study on networked control systems, robust control/filter theory, singular system, fuzzy control, and stochastic systems.

Intelligent Manufacturing of Complex Production Process and Robotics

Study on Intelligent Planning and Scheduling theory, the Theory and Technology of Intelligent Operational Optimization for Complex Production Process; Innovation and Optimization of Intelligent Robots Configurational Design, the Theory and method of Autonomous Behavior of advanced robot.

1. Jin Qibing, Wang Yuanfei, Wang Qi, Tian Yuqi. Reflexive Decoupling Control Based on Singular Value Decomposition for Multivariable System with Time Delays[J]. Journal of chemical engineering of Japan, 2014, 47(1): 69-77.
2. Jin Qibing, Liu Qie. IMC-PID design based on model matching approach and closed-loop shaping[J]. ISA transactions, 2014, 53(2): 462-473.
3. Jin Qibing, Liu Qie. Analytical IMC-PID design in terms of performance/robustness tradeoff for integrating processes: From 2-Dof to 1-Dof[J]. Journal of Process Control, 2014, 24(3): 22-32.
4. Jin Qibing, Liu Qie. Multi-loop PI/PID controllers design for disturbance rejection based on non-parametric effective model and non-convex optimization[J]. Control Theory & Applications, IET, 2014, 8(15): 1499-1512.
5. Jin Qibing, Wang Zhu, Yang Ruigeng, Wang Jing. An effective direct closed loop identification method for linear multivariable systems with colored noise[J]. Journal of Process Control, 2014, 24(5): 485-492.
6. Jin Qibing, Jiang Beiyan. Pseudo-feed-forward decoupling internal model control for singularity plants with time delays[J]. Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, 2014, 36(4): 565-576.
7. Jin Qibing, Wang Kewen, Zhao Zhenxing, Cao Liting. HPSO Algorithm with High Speed Convergent based on Particle Health Degree[J]. Appl. Math, 2014, 8(4): 1809-1821.
8. Jin Qibing, Wang Kewen, Khursheed S, Wang Qi. An Improved Identification Method for Multivariable System[J]. Appl. Math, 2014, 8(4): 1801-1808.
9. Jin Qibing, Wang Kewen, Zhang Jian, Cao Liting. A Novel Hybrid PSO Identification Method Simultaneously Estimate Model Parameter and the Structure[J]. Appl. Math, 2014, 8(4): 1789-1799.
10. Jin Qibing, Liu Liye. Design of a robust internal model control PID controller based on linear quadratic gaussian tuning strategy[J]. The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2014,92:1260-1270.
11. Jin Qibing, Liu Liye. An internal model controller design procedure for multivariable system based on the double‐decomposition[J]. The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2014,92:1225-1238.
12. Jin Qibing, Liu Qie, Wang Qi, Li Sinian, Wang Zhu. IMC–PID Design: Analytical Optimization for Performance/Robustness Tradeoff Tuning for Servo/Regulation Mode[J]. Asian Journal of Control, 2014, 16(4):1252-1261
13. Jin Qibing, Wang Zhu, Wang Jing. Least squares based iterative identification for multivariable integrating and unstable processes in closed loop[J]. Applied Mathematics and Computation, 2014, 242: 10-19.
14. Jin Qibing, Jiang Beiyan,Wang Qi,Shan Guanfei. Decoupling Internal Model Control for Non-square Processes Based on Equivalent Transfer Function. Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control. 2014, 36(8): 1114-1131.
15. Jin Qibing, Wang Zhu, Wang Qi, Yang Ruigeng. Optimal input design for identifying parameters and orders of MIMO systems with initial values[J]. Applied Mathematics and Computation, 2013, 224: 735-742.
16. Jin Qibing, Zhao Liang, Hao Feng, Liu Siwen. Design of a multivariable internal model controller based on singular value decomposition[J]. The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2013, 91(6): 1103-1114.
17. Jin Qibing, Liu Qie. Decoupling Proportional–Integral–Derivative Controller Design for Multivariable Processes with Time Delays[J]. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2013, 53(2): 765-777.
18. Jin Qibing, Liu Qie, Wang Qi, Tian Yuqi, Yang Ruigeng. PID Controller Design Based on the Time Domain Information of Robust IMC Controller Using Maximum Sensitivity[J]. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2013, 21(5): 529-536.
19. Jin Qibing, Hao Feng, Wang Qi. A multivariable IMC-PID method for non-square large time delay systems using NPSO algorithm[J]. Journal of Process Control, 2013, 23(5): 649-663.
20. Jin Qibing, Hao Feng, Wang Qi. IMC-PID Controller Based on Diagonal Equivalent Model for Multivariable Systems with Multiple Time Delays[J]. Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan, 2013, 46(3): 209-218. 
21. Jin Qibing, Dou Jun, Ding Feng, Cao Liting. A novel identification method for Wiener systems with the limited information[J]. Mathematical and Computer Modeling, 2013, 58(7): 1531-1539.
22. Jin Qibing, Cao Liting, He Kun, Wang Kewen, Jiang Beiyan. The design of an IMC-PID controller based on MEOTF and its application to non-square processes with time delay[J]. Mathematical Structures In Computer Science, 2014, 24(5). 
23. Jin Qibing, Liu Liye. Design of active disturbance rejection internal model control strategy for SISO system with time delay process[J]. Journal of Central South University, 2015, 22(5): 1725-1736.
24. Jin Qibing, Qi Linfeng, Jiang beiyan, Wang Qi.Novel Improved Cuckoo Search for PID Controller Design[J]. Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control. 2015, 37(6): 721-731.
25. Zhang, Ridong; Lu, Renquan; Jin, Qibing. Multivariable design of improved linear quadratic regulation control for MIMO industrial processes[J]. ISA Transactions, 2015, 57: 276-285.  
26. Zhang, Ridong; Jin, Qibing; Gao, Furong. Design of state space linear quadratic tracking control using GA optimization for batch processes with partial actuator failure[J]. Journal of Process Control, 2015, 26: 102-114.
27. Jin Qibing, Cao, Liting, Yang Ruigeng, Wang Qi, Wang Zhu. Auxiliary model based recursive and iterative least squares algorithm for autoregressive output error autoregressive systems[J]. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 2015, 39(22): 7008-2016.
28. Jin Qibing, Wang Zhu, Liu Xiaoping.  Auxiliary model-based interval-varying multi-innovation least squares identification for multivariable OE-like systems with scarce measurements[J]. Journal of Process Control , 2015, 35: 154-168.
29. Wang Jing, Wei Huatong, Cao Liulin, Jin Qibing. Soft-Transition Sub-PCA Fault Monitoring of Batch Processes[J]. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2013, 52(29): 9879-9888.
30. Li Dazhi, Li Zheng, Gao Zhiqiang, Jin Qibing. Active Disturbance Rejection-Based High-Precision Temperature Control of a Semibatch Emulsion Polymerization Reactor[J]. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2014, 53(8): 3210-3221.
31. Li Dazhi, Yu Yadi, Jin Qibing, Gao Zhiqiang. Maximum power efficiency operation and generalized predictive control of PEM (proton exchange membrane) fuel cell[J]. Energy, 2014, 68: 210-217.
32. Li, Dazi; Liu, Lang; Jin, Qibing. Maximum sensitivity based fractional IMC-PID controller design for non-integer order system with time delay[J]. Journal Of Process Control, 2015, 31: 17-29.
33. Li Dazi, Li Chong, Gao Zhiqiang, JinQibing. On active disturbance rejection in temperature regulation of the proton exchange membrane fuel cells[J]. Journal Of Power Sources, 2015, 283: 452-463.
34. Ge Wenshuang, Wang Jing, Zhou Jinglin, Wu Haiyan, Jin Qibing. Incipient Fault Detection Based on Fault Extraction and Residual Evaluation[J]. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2015, 54(14): 3664-3677.
35. Li Dazi, Xie Qianwen, Jin Qibing. Quasilinear Extreme Learning Machine Model Based Internal Model Control for Nonlinear Process[J]. Mathematical Problems In Engineering, 2015.
36. Li Dazi, Qian Li, Jin Qibing, Tan, Tianwei. Reinforcement learning control with adaptive gain for a Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation process[J]. Applied Soft Computing, 2011, 11(80): 4488-4495. 
37. WangJing, Cao Liulin, LiX. Guang, Jin Qibing. Dynamic Modeling and Optimal Control of Batch Reactors, Based on Structure Approaching Hybrid Neural Networks[J]. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2011, 50,(10): 6174-6186. 
38. Li, Dazi; Zeng, Fanyou; Jin, Qibing, Pan Lideng. Applications of an IMC based PID Controller tuning strategy in atmospheric and vacuum distillation units[J]. Nonlinear Analysis-Real World Applications, 2009, 10(5): 2729-2739. 
39. Li Dazi , Liu Lang, Jin Qibing, Kotaro Hirasawa. Maximum sensitivity based fractional IMC–PID controller design for non-integer order system with time delay[J]. Journal of Process Control, 2015, 31: 17–29.
40.Li Dazi, Li Chong, Gao Zhiqiang, Jin Qibing . On active disturbance rejection in temperature regulation of the proton exchange membrane fuel cells [J]. Journal of Power Sources , 2015, 283: 452-463.

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