Qing Hui

Qing Hui, PhD

Qing Hui
Contact Information:
246N SEC
City Campus (Lincoln)
(402) 472-3714
qing.hui@unl.edu
Email   
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Professional Memberships:
• IEEE, SIAM, ASME

Associate Professor
Academic Degrees
  • Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2008
  • M.S. Applied Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2005
  • M.Eng. Automotive Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2002
  • B.Eng. Aerospace Engineering, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, China, 1999
Areas of Research and Professional Interest
  • Thermostabilization analysis and design for robustness and resilience in complex systems engineering
  • Human-interactive neuromorphic supercomputing networks via mobile autonomous and semiautonomous systems
  • Model-based and data-driven fault detection and diagnosis methods for large-scale distributed hybrid networks
  • Nature-inspired swarm intelligence algorithms and methods
Courses Taught
  • Spring 2016: ELEC 498/898 Advanced Linear Control
  • Spring 2017: ELEC 996 Nonlinear Analysis and Control
  • Fall 2017: ECEN 444/844 Linear Control Systems

About Qing Hui

Dr. Hui was previously an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Texas Tech University. His research interests include network robustness and vulnerability analysis, synchronization and control of network systems, threat detection, biomedical systems, hybrid systems and high-performance scientific computing. Dr. Hui earned Ph.D. in aerospace engineering and a master’s of applied mathematics from Georgia Institute of Technology, a master’s of automotive engineering from Tsinghua University in China and a bachelor’s of aerospace engineering from National University of Defense Technology in China.



Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, August 2015-present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, September 2014-August 2015
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, August 2008-August 2014

Selected Publications

  1. Haopeng Zhang and Qing Hui, “Parallel Multiagent Coordination Optimization Algorithm: Implementation, Evaluation, and Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 984-995, 2017.
  2. Zhenyi Liu, Philip Smith, Trevor Park, A. Alexandre Trindade, and Qing Hui, “Automated Contaminant Source Localization in Spatio-Temporal Fields: A Response Surface and Experimental Design Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 569-583, 2017.
  3. Qing Hui, “Further Results on Paracontracting Matrices and Correction to 'Optimal Semistable Control in Ad Hoc Network Systems: A Sequential Two-Stage Approach',” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 60, no. 12, pp. 3305-3309, 2015.
  4. Xianlin Zeng and Qing Hui, “Energy-Event-Triggered Hybrid Supervisory Control for Cyber-Physical Network Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol 60, no. 11, pp. 3083-3088, 2015.
  5. Qing Hui and Haopeng Zhang, “Optimal Balanced Coordinated Network Resource Allocation Using Swarm Optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 45, no. 5, pp. 770-787, 2015.
  6. Xianlin Zeng, Zhenyi Liu, and Qing Hui, “Energy Equipartition Stabilization and Cascading Resilience Optimization for Geospatially Distributed Cyber-Physical Network Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 25-43, 2015.
  7. Qing Hui, Wassim M. Haddad, James M. Bailey, and Tomohisa Hayakawa, “A Stochastic Mean Field Model for an Excitatory and Inhibitory Synaptic Drive Cortical Neuronal Network,” IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 751-763, 2014.
  8. Yajuan Tang, Xiapu Luo, Qing Hui, and Rocky K. C. Chang, “Modeling the Vulnerability of Feedback-Control Based Internet Services to Low-Rate DoS Attacks,” IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 9. no. 3, pp. 339-353, 2014.
  9. Qing Hui, “Optimal Semistable Control in Ad Hoc Network Systems: A Sequential Two-Stage Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 58, no. 3, pp. 779-784, 2013.
  10. Qing Hui, “Semistability of Nonlinear Systems Having a Connected Set of Equilibria and Time-Delays,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 57, no. 10, pp. 2615-2620, 2012.
  11. Qing Hui, “Finite-Time Rendezvous Algorithms for Mobile Autonomous Agents,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 207-211, 2011.
  12. Qing Hui, Wassim M. Haddad, and Sanjay P. Bhat, “Semistability, Finite-Time Stability, Differential Inclusions, and Discontinuous Dynamical Systems Having a Continuum of Equilibria,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 54, no. 10, pp. 2465-2470, 2009.
  13. Qing Hui, Wassim M. Haddad, and Sanjay P. Bhat, “Finite-Time Semistability and Consensus for Nonlinear Dynamical Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 53, no. 8, pp. 1887-1900, 2008.
  14. Wassim M. Haddad, VijaySekhar Chellaboina, Qing Hui, and Sergey G. Nersesov, “Energy- and Entropy-Based Stabilization for Lossless Dynamical Systems via Hybrid Controllers,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 52, no. 9, pp. 1604-1614, 2007.

Recent Presentations

Conference Papers (2017)

  1. Chen Peng, Yanlin Zhou, and Qing Hui, “Distributed Fault Diagnosis with Shared-Basis and B-Splines-Based Matched Learning,” The 13th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Xi'an, China, August 2017.
  2. Qishuai Liu and Qing Hui, “Hybrid Stability Analysis via Extended Small-Gain Theorem for Networked Cyber-Physical Systems with Transmission Delay,” The 13th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Xi'an, China, August 2017.
  3. Qishuai Liu and Qing Hui, “The Convergence Analysis of Bat-Inspired Consensus Protocols with Nonlinear Dynamics,” The 13th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Xi'an, China, August 2017.
  4. Haopeng Zhang and Qing Hui, “Cooperative Bat Searching Algorithm: A Combined Perspective from Multiagent Coordination and Swarm Intelligence,” The 13th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Xi'an, China, August 2017.
  5. Yufan Jiang and Qing Hui, “Kalman Filter with Diffusion Strategies for Detecting Power Grid False Data Injection Attacks,” 2017 IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology, Lincoln, NE, May 2017.
  6. Haopeng Zhang, Qing Hui, and Qishuai Liu, “Bio-Inspired Consensus under Suggested Convergence Direction,” 2017 American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017.
  7. Mehdi Firouznia and Qing Hui, “Modeling Stochastic Noise in Neural Networks: A Survey,” 2017 American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2017.