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University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute, Shanghai, China

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Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU, English Program)                                Shanghai, China

(UM-SJTU Joint Institute)                                                              Sep. 2015-Mar. 2018 (Expected)

M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering         Research Supervisor: Prof. Chengbin Ma

· GPA: 3.96/4.0   Ranking: 1/20        

· Core courses: Game Theory, Data Mining, Engineering Optimization, Methods of Applied Mathematics I, Probability and Random Process, Mechatronic Systems Design, New Energy System


Nanjing University (NJU)                                                                                         Nanjing, China

B.Eng. in Automation                                                                                         Sep. 2011-Jun. 2015

· GPA: 4.44/5.0   Ranking: 1/34

· Core courses: Principles of Automatic Control, Modern Cybernetics, Operations Research, C++, Data Structure, Database, Computer Vision, Computer Network, Signals and Systems, Digital Signal Processing, Circuit Analysis, Analog Circuit, Digital Circuit, Principles of Microcomputer



· Ruixiang Zheng, Songyang Han, Mian Li. A Convex Approach to K-means Initial Centroids Determination: K-meansX. Knowledge-Based Systems. (Under review)

· Shuangke Liu, Ming Liu, Songyang Han, Xinen Zhu, Chengbin Ma. Tunable Class-E2 DC-DC Converter with High Efficiency and Stable Output Power for 6.78 MHz Wireless Power Transfer. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. (Accepted) [PDF]

· Amro Alsabbagh, He Yin, Songyang Han, Chengbin Ma. Two-stage Distributed Energy Management for Islanded DC Microgird with EV Parking Lot. In 2017 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON) , Beijing, China, October 2017.

· Songyang Han, He Yin, Amro Alsabbagh, Chengbin Ma. A Flexible Distributed Approach to Energy Management of an Isolated Microgrid. In 2017 IEEE 26th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Edinburgh, Scotland, June 2017. [PDF] [PPT]

· Yandong Wang, He Yin, Songyang Han, Amro Alsabbagh, Chengbin Ma. A Novel Switched Capacitor Circuit for Battery Cell Balancing Speed Improvement. In 2017 IEEE 26th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE), Edinburgh, Scotland, June 2017. [PDF]

· Songyang Han, Xianzhong Zhou, Chunlin Chen. Path Planning for Multi-robot Systems Using PSO and Critical Path Schedule Method. In 2016 IEEE 13th International Conference on Networking, Sensing, and Control (ICNSC), Mexico City, Mexico, April 2016.


♦ RESEARCH EXPERIENCE                               

Dynamic Systems Control Laboratory,UM-SJTU Joint Institute                      

Research Assistant,supervised by Prof. Chengbin Ma                                         Sep. 2015-Present

· Model the devices and uncertainties in renewable energy systems.

· Design a flexible energy management approach to handle the uncertainties of weather and sizing in an isolated microgrid, which would not be influenced dramatically by different weather conditions.

· Design and fabricate high efficient bidirectional DC/DC converters to conduct and validate energy management approaches in a downsized system.

· Build a hardware testbed to study reconfigurable energy systems.

· Try to apply deep learning techniques to predict the speed of electric vehicles.


Energy Management of Photovoltaic Based Charging Station

Team member, collaborating with State Grid Corporation of China                          Sep. 2016-Present

· Model photovoltaic cells and randomized irradiance profile.

· Design distributed energy management approach to control the charging power of electric vehicles, which can accelerate the charging process and protect the privacy information of electric vehicles.


Energy Management of Battery/Super Capacitor Hybrid System

Team Leader, collaborating with Nippon Chemi-Con Corporation, Japan             Dec. 2016-Apr. 2017

· Improve the energy management approach of a hybrid energy storage system in a novel topology.

· Improve the system efficiency without the help from special alternator like MAZDA i-ELoop.


Design High Efficient On-board Battery Management System Using Wireless Power Transfer

Team member, collaborating with Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., China              Oct. 2015-July 2016

· Design and fabricate a high efficient boost converter to drive Wireless Power Transfer system.

· Involve in the implementation of a MHz wireless power transfer system for battery management.


3D Laser Processing Based on Machine Vision                                               May 2013-Dec. 2014

Team Leader, sponsored by National Undergraduate Training Programs for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

· Combine a camera and structured light to model a feather in 3D, which rebuilt the feather’s shape.

· Successfully extract the feather stroke with image processing methods, including Hough transform.



Teaching Assistant, UM-SJTU Joint Institute

· VE 450 & VM 450: Capstone Design  (To Senior Students)        May-Aug. 2016 & Sep.-Dec. 2015

· VM 552: Mechatronic Systems Design  (To Graduate Students)                              May-Aug. 2017


Reviewer,                                                                                                                   Jan. 2016-Present

· IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics

· The 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2017)



· Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship, Shanghai Jiao Tong University            Oct. 2016

· Guanghua Scholarship, Shanghai Jiao Tong University                                                   Dec. 2015

· Outstanding Graduates of Nanjing University                                                                   May 2015

· National Endeavor Fellowship, 3 times, Nanjing University                            Dec. 2012-Dec. 2014

· Outstanding Winner of Educational Robot Competition in China, Chinese Association for Artificial  Intelligence                                                                                                                          Nov. 2014

· Meritorious Winner of 2014 MCM, the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications May 2014

· Outstanding Students of Nanjing University, 2 times, Nanjing University        Nov. 2012-Nov. 2013



Language: Mandarin (Native), English (Fluent)

Standardized Tests: TOEFL iBT: 107, GRE: V152 + Q170 + AW3.5

Programming: C/C++, MATLAB, LabVIEW, Python, SQL, Visual Basic, HTML

Tools: LaTeX, NI myRIO, NI CompactRIO, Arduino, PIC, Altium Designer, Multisim, AutoCAD



· Volunteer of UM-SJTU Joint Institute’s Summer Camp and Design Expo

· Volunteer in Love House of SJTU and Nanjing Metro Station

· Summer extracurricular practice supported by NJU: Chenggong Zheng memorabilia