Peng Cheng,  Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Automation

Tsinghua University,  Beijing 100084, China

Tel: +86 (10) 6279 4001      Fax: +86 (10) 6278 6911

Email: chengp@tsinghua.edu.cn

 Education

Ph. D. & M.S. in Control Theory and Control Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2000

B.S. in Automatic Control, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1994

  Working Experience

Associate Professor, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Dec. 2002-

Research Associate, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Winconsin - Madison, 2005-2006

Visiting Scholar, School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University - West Lafayette, 2003-2005

Lecturer, Tsinghua University, 2000-2002

  Expertise and Research Interests

Modeling and Optimization for Complex Systems

Air Traffic Management, Flight Management Systems

Decision Support Systems, Data Mining

Application of Information Technology in Service Systems, including wireless communication, web, GIS, and data mining

  Academic/Social Activities and Memberships

IEEE Member, 2004-

INFORMS Memeber, 2005-

Member of Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2010-

Journal Reviewer

IEEE Trans on Intelligent Transportation Systems

IEEE Trans on Automation Science and Engineering

IEEE Trans on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part A

Acta Aeronautica et Astronautica Sinica

Control Theory and Applications (Chinese Journal)

Conference Session Chair/Co-Chair: INFORMS 2007, IEEE ICSOLI 2005

Conference Programe Committee Member: WCICA 2010, IEEE ICAL 2008, IEEE ICMA2005

   Grants and Contracts / Research Projects

Studies on 4D-Trajectory Based Aircraft Arrival Management Theory, Methods, and Simulation in High-Density Terminal Area, supported by the National Science Foundation of China, PI, 2012-2014

Flight Management Mission Rehearsal System, support by China Aeronautical Radio Electronics Research Institute, Co-PI, 2009-2011

Studies on Key Technology and Implementation of Flight Management System, support by National Major Special Project "Key Technology of Jumbo Passenger Jets", key member, 2009-2010

Studies on Fundamental Theory of Visible Navigation for Aircraft Approach under Complex Conditions, supported by National Fundamental Science Research Plan (973 Plan), key member, 2010-2012

Theoretical Study and Supporting System Implementation of Airspace Management and Traffic Planning, supported by Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation,  PI, 2008-2010

Dynamic Airspace Planning (01/07–12/08), Joint research with Civil Aviation University of China, supported by National Hi-Tech R&D Program of China (863 Program), Co-PI, 2007-2008

Airspace and Airport Resource Management Subsystem, Joint research with Civil Aviation University of China, supported by National Hi-Tech R&D Program of China (863 Program), Co-PI, 2009

Experimental Platform Development for Computer Networks and Applications, supported by Tsinghua University "985 Plan" Fund, PI, 2007-2008

Dynamic Optimal Resource Allocation in Large Scale Transportation Systems with Multiple constrained Components, supported by Basic Research Foundation of Tsinghua National Laboratory for Information Science and Technology(TNLIST), PI, 2007-2008

Jing-Wei Decision Support System based on Distributed Data Warehouse (JW-DSS), supported by Jingwei Textile Machinery Co. Ltd., key member, 2002-2003

System Design of Farad Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems(Farad-CIMS), supported by Shenzhen Farad Electric Co. Ltd., PI, 2002

Air Traffic Control Command Monitoring System (ATCCMS), supported by North China Air Traffic Management Bureau, key member, 2000-2002

Information-Integration Based Air Traffic Flow Scheduling and Decision Support Technique, supported by Tsinghua University Career Development Fund, PI, 2000-2002

Intelligent Optimization Theory and Method Research for Complex Manufacturing Systems, supported by Tsinghua University "985 Plan" Fund, key member, 1999-2002

   Honors and Awards

Second Prize, Natural Science Award of Chinese Association of Automation, 2013

Second Prize, Young Faculty Teaching Contest, by Tsinghua University, 2012

Teaching Achievement Award(2nd Prize) by Tsinghua University, 2010

Best Student Paper Award, the Second Chinese Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, with Hou, L.(Master Student) and Liang, R. (Master Student), 2008

Gratee of Young Investigator Selective Supporting Project of Chinese Higher Educational Institutes by Fok Ying Tung Educational Foundation, 2008

Best Paper or Presentation Award, Annual Symposium of State CIMS Engineering Research Center, 2002

Annual Outstanding Achievement Award, State CIMS Engineering Research Center, Tsinghua University, 2002

   Academic Achievements

BOOK CHAPTERS

Cheng, P., Geng, R. (2010). Dynamic Airspace Management – Models and Algorithms. In Air Traffic Control (ISBN 978-953-307-103-9), pp1-22, published by InTech, 2010.

JOURNAL PAPERS

Li D., Cheng N., Cheng P., and Song J. (2012). Design and development of an integrated flight planning and rehearsal system based on GIS and navigation database”, Applied Mechanic and Materials, Vol. 232, pp169-177, 2012

Shi, B., Cheng, P., and Cheng, N. (2011). Station selection model and simulation for RNAV approach, Journal of System Simulation (in Chinese), Vol.23, No.10, pp2039-2045, 2011

Geng, R., Cheng, P., and Cui, D. (2009). Dynamic air-route adjustment problem – Model, algorithm and sensitivity analysis, Tsinghua Science and Technology, Vol.14, No.1, pp95-102, 2009.

Qiu, Z., Cheng, P., Jin, J., and Ran, B. (2009). Cellular probe technology applied in advanced traveller information system, World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research, Vol.2, No.2/3, 247-260, 2009.

Yu, X., Cheng, P. (2007). Basic models of airspace air traffic simulation based on Arena, Computer Simulation (In Chinese), Supplemental Issue: 256-259, 2007.

Geng, R., Cheng, P. (2007). Dynamic air route open-close problem for airspace management, Tsinghua Science and Technology, vol.12, no.6, pp647-651, 2007.

Qiu, Z., Cheng, P., Ran, P. (2007). Investigate the feasibility of traffic speed estimation using cell phones as probes, International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics, vol.2, no.1, pp.53-64, 2007

Ma, Z., Cui, D., and Cheng, P. (2004). Dynamic network flow model for short-term air traffic flow management, IEEE Transactions on System, Man, and Cybernetics Part A – Systems and Humans, vol.34, no.3, pp.351-358, May 2004.

Wu, S., Cheng, P. (2003). Design of computer aided quality management system based on the Dumbbell-type High-Tech enterprise, Application Research of Computers (In Chinese), vol.20, Supplemental Issue, Oct. 2003

Chen, C., Cui, D., and Cheng, P. (2002). Study and application on improved conflict detection algorithm of air traffic control, Computer Engineering and Applications (In Chinese), vol.38, no.19, pp.250-253, 2002

Cheng, P., Cui, D., and Wu, C. (2001). Information-integration based air traffic control command monitoring system”, Journal of Management Science (In Chinese), vol.4, no.4, pp.34-40, 2001

Cheng, P., Cui, D., and Wu, C. (2001). Optimization based model for short-term air traffic flow management, Journal of Tsinghua University (In Chinese), vol.41, no.4/5, pp.163-166, 2001

Cui, D., Cheng, P., and Xiang, T. (2000). Integrated modeling method in design and development of CIMS management information systems, Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems (In Chinese), vol.6, no.6, pp.37-40, 2000

Cui, D., Cheng, P., and Geng, R. (2000). Conflict probability analysis in air traffic control automation, Journal of Tsinghua University (In Chinese), vol.40, no.11, pp.119-122, 2000

Cheng, P., Cui, D., and Wu, D. (2000). Dynamic network flow model for short-term air traffic flow management, Journal of Tsinghua University (In Chinese), vol.40, no.11, pp.114-118, 2000

Cheng, P., Mu, C. (1996). An Intelligent Daily Scheduling Method from Quality to Quantity for Power Systems, Control Theory & Application (In Chinese), vol.13, no.3, pp.342-346, 1996.

Cui, D., Cheng, P. and Lou, X. (1996). A CIMS-Oriented Integrated Management and Decision Information System, Journal of Decision & Decision Support Systems (In Chinese), vol.6, no.1, pp.1-9, 1996.

SELECTED CONFERENCE PAPERS

Shi B., Cheng P., and Cheng N. (2012). 3D Flight Path Planning based on RRTs for RNP Requirements, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA 2012), Shenyang, China, 2012.

Song Y., Cheng P., and Mu C. (2012). An Improved Trajectory Prediction Algorithm based on Trajectory Data Mining for Air Traffic Management, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA 2012), Shenyang, China, 2012.

Li D., Cheng N., Cheng P., and Song J. (2012). Design and Development of an Integrated Flight Planning and Rehearsal System based on GIS and Navigation Database, 2012 3rd International Conference on Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (ICMAE 2012), Paris, France, 2012.

Song Y., Cheng P., and Mu C. (2012). A Time-space Domain Combined Multiple Aircraft Conflict Resolution Algorithm based on Heuristic Search (In Chinese), the 2012 Chinese Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference (CGNCC2012), Beijing, China, 2012.

Xue Q., Cheng P., and Cheng N. (2012). Simulation study on VOR/DME radio RNAV system (In Chinese), the 2012 Chinese Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference (CGNCC2012), Beijing, China, 2012.

Shi F., Cheng P. (2011). A Framework of Distributed Anti-spam System, 2011 International Conference on Computer Applications and Network Security (ICCANS 2011), pp64-68, Maldives, May, 2011

Shi F., Cheng P., Geng R., and Yang M. (2011). An Air Traffic Flow Analysis System Using Historical Radar Data, 2nd World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering (CSIE2011), Changchun, Sept. 2011

Liu W., Cheng P. (2011). The design and simulation of an arrival flight scheduling decision support system based on real-time optimization and human-machine interaction, 2011 International Conference on Electrical and Control Engineering (ICECE 2011), pp.5049-5053, Sept. 2011

Gao L., Shi B., Cheng P., and Cheng N. (2010). Study on flight plan database based on ARINC 424 standard (In Chinese), the 2010 Chinese Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference (CGNCC2010), Shanghai, China, 2010.

Li D., Cheng N., Cheng P., Li Q., Li W., and Song J. (2010). Simulation research on flight management systems (In Chinese), the 2010 Chinese Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference (CGNCC2010), 1229-1234, Shanghai, China, 2010.

Xu F., Cheng P., Song Y., Li Y., and Cheng N. (2010). Software Engineering Based Design and Implementation of Computer Flight Planning System (In Chinese), the 2010 Chinese Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference (CGNCC2010), 1395-1399, Shanghai, China, 2010.

Yu, X., Cheng, P., and Shi, F. (2009). Synthesized Scheduling of Aircraft Arrival under Gate-to-Gate Mode (In Chinese), the 3rd Chinese Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Beijing, China, Nov. 2009.

Yu, X., Cheng, P. (2009). Simulation Optimization of Integrated Scheduling Policy for Aircraft Arrivals (In Chinese), the 3rd Chinese Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Beijing, China, Nov. 2009.

Hou, L., Cheng, P., and Liang, R. (2008). Set-Partitioning Model for Dynamic Adjustment to Air Traffic Control Sectors (In Chinese), the 2nd Chinese Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Xi’an, China, Nov. 2008.

Yu, X., Cheng, P., and Tian, H. (2008). Integrated Scheduling of Arrival Aircrafts Considering Airline’s Preference (In Chinese), the 2nd Chinese Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Xi’an, China, Nov. 2008.

Geng, R., Cheng, P. (2008). Study on Air Route Pricing Strategy and Model based on Genetic Algorithm (In Chinese), the 2nd Chinese Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Xi’an, China, Nov. 2008.

Qiu, Z., Cheng, P., and Ran, B. (2007). Traffic Speed Estimation for Large Scale Roadway Network using Real-time Cell Phone Data, the 11th World Conference on Transport Research, Berkeley, CA, USA, Jun.24-28, 2007.

Geng, R., Cheng, P. (2007). Adaptive air traffic network redesign for dynamic airspace management – concept and model, Air Transport Research Society 2007 World Conference (ARTS2007), UC Berkeley, Jun.21-24, 2007.

Yang, J., Cheng, P., and Geng, P. (2007). SVM-based credit risk evaluation methodology in forewarning of abnormal air traffic flow, Air Transport Research Society 2007 World Conference (ARTS2007), UC Berkeley, Jun.21-24, 2007.

Pi, L., Shi, L. and Cheng, P. (2007). Local pickup and delivery problem with out-source and intermediate storage options, 12th Annual Meeting of the INFORMS Society on Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM 2007), Tsinghua University, Beijing, Jun.18-19, 2007.

Qiu, Z., Jin, J., Cheng, P., and Ran, B. (2007). State of the art and practice: cellular probe technology applied in advanced traveler information system. 2007 Transportation Research Board 86th Annual Meeting (TRB2007). ABJ30: 07-0223, Washington DC, USA, Jan. 2007.

Cheng, P., Qiu, Z., and Ran, B. (2006). Particle filter based traffic state estimation using cell phone network data. the 2006 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (IEEE ITSC 2006), pp.1047-1052, Toronto, Canada, Sep. 2006.

Cheng, P., Qiu, Z., and Ran, B. (2006). Traffic estimation based on particle filtering with stochastic state reconstruction using mobile network data. 2006 Transportation Research Board 85th Annual Meeting (TRB2006), ABJ30: 06-2395, Washington DC, USA, Jan. 2006.

Qiu, Z., Cheng, P., An, D., and Ran, B. (2005). Traffic speed estimation by using cellular phones as probes”. IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics (ICSOLI2005), Beijing, China, Aug. 10-12, 2005.

Cheng, P., Qiu, Z., Qiu, Z. and Ran, B. (2005). A particle filter based model for traffic state estimation using simple wireless network data. IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics (ICSOLI2005), Beijing, China, Aug. 10-12, 2005.

Wu, S., Cui, D., and Cheng, P. (2005). The four-stage standardized modeling method in data warehouse system development. the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics & Automation (IEEE ICMA2005), pp.799-803, Niagara Falls, Canada, Jul. 2005.

Xiao, G., Geng, R., Cui, D., and Cheng, P. (2005). A Lagrangian relaxation approach for solving short-term air traffic flow management model. 2005 IEEE International Conference on Services Systems and Services Management (ICSSSM’05), Chongqing, China, Jun. 13-15, 2005.

Cheng, T., Cui, D., and Cheng, P. (2003). Data mining for air traffic flow forecasting: a hybrid model of neural network and statistical analysis, 2003 IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (IEEE ITSC2003), vol.1, pp.211-215, Shanghai, China, Oct. 12-15, 2003.

Wu, S., Cui, D., Cheng, P., and Wang, D. (2003). Applications of Oracle Data Warehouse to Revenue Management, the 3rd International Conference on Electronic Commerce Engineering (ICeCE2003), Hangzhou, China, Oct. 2003.

Cheng, P., Ma, Z., Cui, D., Geng, R., and Chen, C. (2003). Intelligent sequence adjusting algorithm based on general satisfaction function for air traffic arrival flow management”, 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation (IEEE CIRA2003), vol.2, pp.533-537, Kobe, Japan, Jul. 16-20, 2003.

Ma, Z., Cui, D., and Cheng, P. (2003). Air Traffic Control Command Monitoring System Based on Information Integration, 5th EUROCONTROL/FAA Air Traffic Management R&D Seminar (ATM2003), Budapest, Hungary, Jun. 23-27, 2003.