Jiann-Shiou Yang received his M.S. degree in control engineering from the Institute of Electronics, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, in 1978, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park, in 1983 and 1988, respectively.
Dr. Yang has been with the Department of Electrical at the University of Minnesota, Duluth since September 1988, where he is currently a Professor.
He was the Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Minnesota Duluth from 2007 to 2018.
Dr. Yang has published over 150 technical journal and conference articles and book chapters and has also been invited to serve on many conference organizing/program committees and conference sessions chairs.
Dr. Yang’s research interests include robust control, system theory, computer-aided control system design, optimization, and control applications.
He is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society.
S. Korrapati and J.-S. Yang, " Adaptive Control for a Two-Compartment Respiratory System, " WSEAS Transactions on Systems.
G. Taubel, R. Sharma, and J.-S. Yang, " An Experimental Study of a Lane Departure Warning Systems Based on the Optical Flow and Hough Transform Methods, " WSEAS Transactions on Systems.
J.-S. Yang, " Development of an Innovative Prototype Lane Departure Warning System," ITS Institute, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Final Report CTS.
J.-S. Yang, " Estimation of Vehicle's Lateral Position via the Lucas-Kanade Optical Flow Method," WSEAS Transactions on Systems.
J.-S. Yang and W. S. Levine, "Specification of Control Systems," pp. 9.1-9.20 (Chapter 9) in Control System Fundamentals of The Control Handbook (Volume 1 of the Three-Volume Set), 2nd edition, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, 2011.
S. Rud, J.-S. Yang, et.al., " A Support Vector Machine (SVM) Classification Approach to Heart Murmur Detection, " in Advances in Neural Networks - Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS 6064.
J.-S. Yang, "An Optimization-Based Approach to Special-Events Traffic Signal Timing Control," Control and Intelligent Systems.
J.-S. Yang, "Application of the Kalman Filter to the Arterial Travel Time Prediction - A Special Event Case Study," Control and Intelligent Systems.
J.-S. Yang, "PID Control for a Binary Distillation Column Using a Genetic Searching Algorithm," WSEAS Transactions on Systems.
J.-S. Yang, "Autoregressive Integrated Moving Averaging Modeling for Short-Term Arterial Travel Time Prediction," WSEAS Transactions on Systems.
J.-S. Yang, "A Nonlinear State Space Approach to Arterial Travel Time Prediction," Final Report MN/RC-2006-05, (ARTS Project No. 2004-030R; Implementation Project No. 2004-029I), (c) 81655 (wo) 130, Minnesota Department of Transportation (Mn/DOT), February 2006.
J.-S. Yang, "A Neural Network-Based Simultaneous Perturbation Stochastic Approximation Approach to Traffic Signal Timing Control," WSEAS Transactions on Systems.
J.-S. Yang, "A Discrete Fourier Transform Approach to a Constrained Mixed H2 Sensitivity Optimization with Applications," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology.
J.-S. Yang and W. S. Levine, "Specification of Control Systems," in Control System Fundamentals.
J.-S. Yang, "Control of a Five-Link Biped Using an Adaptive Inverse Dynamics Based Method," Control and Computers; Control and Intelligent Systems.
J.-S. Yang and W. S. Levine, "Specification of Control Systems," in The Control Handbook, ed. by W. S. Levine, jointly published by IEEE Press, Piscataway, NJ and CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 1996. (This book was awarded "Best Engineering Handbook of 1996" by the Association of American Publishers).
J.-S. Yang and I. Siddiqui, "A TCP/IP Network Design," Annual Review of Communications, ed. by D. Coran, International Engineering Consortium, PEI, Chicago, IL, 1996.
J.-S. Yang and M. E. Zervakis, "Mixed H2-Norm Sensitivity Minimization in the DFT Domain for Control System Design," Control-Theory and Advanced Technology.
M. E. Zervakis, T. K. Kwon, and J.-S. Yang, "Multiresolution Image Restoration in the Wavelet Domain," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Part II: Analog and Digital Signal Processing.
J.-S. Yang, "A Control Study of a Kneeless Biped Locomotion Systems," Journal of the Franklin Institute.
J.-S. Yang, "Output Frequency Weighted Balanced Realization Like Controller Order Reduction," Control-Theory and Advanced Technology.
J.-S. Yang, "Hoo Robust Control Design for Linear Feedback Systems," AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics.
J.-S. Yang, "A Parameter Plane Method for the PID Control of a Multirate, Sampled-Data Chemical Reactor System with a Transportation Lag," Chemical Engineering Communications - An International Journal for Communication of Research.
J.-S. Yang and W. S. Levine, "An Hoo Method for the Design of Linear Time-Invariant Multivariable Sampled-Data Control Systems," in Analysis and Optimization of Systems, Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences.
J.-S. Yang and K. W. Han, "The Horowitz Method for Sampled-Data Control Systems, " in Digital and Sampled-Data Control Systems, Chapter.