Shu-Xia Tang 唐姝霞

Department of Mechanical Engineering

​Texas Tech University, USA

Research Interests
  • Control Theory

    • PDE Stability Analysis & Control

    • PDE Optimal Actuator & Sensor Designs                                                                                               

  • Control Applications

    • Water Management Systems (Shallow Water Waves)

      • Korteweg-de Vries Systems

      • Saint-Venant Systems

    • Energy Management Systems

      • State-of-charge estimation of Li-ion batteries

      • Oil drilling, gas transportation, road traffic 

    • Multi-Agent Systems

      • Deployment

      • Formation tracking     

    • Additive Manufacturing Systems    ​                           (Phase Transition in 3D Printing)

      • Stefan problem

      • Cahn-Hilliard equation

    • Piezoelectric Beams



  • Ph.D. (Dynamic Systems and Control), 2016

       Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering,

       University of California, San Diego, USA.

       Thesis: Boundary Controllers and Observers for

                    Korteweg-de Vries, Hyperbolic and Parabolic PDEs. 

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       Advisor: Prof. Miroslav Krstic.


  • Visiting Student (Mathematics), Sep. 2015 -- Feb. 2016

       Laboratoire Jacques-Louis Lions,

       Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France.

       Advisor: Prof. Jean-Michel Coron.


  • M.Sc., 2011 and B.Sc., 2008 (Pure & Applied Mathematics)

       Department of Mathematics & Statistics

       Southwest University, China.

       Thesis: Boundary stabilization of coupled PDE-ODE  

                    systems by backstepping

       M.Sc Advisor: Prof. Chengkang Xie.

Contact Me

Shu-Xia Tang received her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 2016 from the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego, USA. She is currently an assistant professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, USA. She is an IEEE senior member and is an IEEE CSS (Control Systems Society) Technical Committee member on Distributed Parameter Systems. She serves as an associate editor of Journal of Control, Automation and Electrical Systems and as an IEEE CSS Conference Editorial Board member. Her main research interests are stability analysis, estimation and control design of distributed parameter systems.

Office: Mechanical Engineering Building North 208,

            Texas Tech University

Phone: +1 (806)834-7424



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