Dexian Huang, Ph.D.

Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China Tel: +86-10-62784964

Fax: +86-10-62786911

E-mail: huangdx@tsinghua.edu.cn

 Research and Teaching Interests

 Process Modeling

Advanced Process Control

Real-time Optimization

 

 Education

Ph.D., Control Theory and Control Engineering, November. 1999

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Master of Engineering, Industrial Automation, Jun 1988

China University of Petroleum(Beijing), Beijing, China

Bachelor of Engineering, Chemical Automation and Instrument, July 1982

China University of Petroleum(HuaDong), Dongyin, ShangDong Province, China

 

 Professional Experience

12/2000-present Professor, Dept. of Automation, Tsinghua Univ.

06/1995-12/2000 Professor, Dept. of Automation, China University of Petroleum(Huadong).

05/1998-05/1999 Senior Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Chemical Engineering,

University of Newcastle, UK.

06/1988-09/1995 Lecture and Associate Professor, Dept. of Automation, China University of Petroleum(Huadong).

07/1982-09/1985 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Automation, China University of Petroleum(Huadong).

 Courses Taught

Undergraduate

 Process Control (2004~2014)

Graduate

 Integrated Automation:Theory and Techniques (2005~2014)

Selected Projects

 Hi-tech Research and Development Program of China (National 863 Project:2001AA413130): Advanced control technology and software for complex industry process. (2001.11~2003.12)

 973 Sub-Project (2002CB312203): Study on real-time, intelligent operation and optimization theories and methods for complex manufacturing process. (2002.12~2008.5)

 Hi-tech Research and Development Program of China (National 863 Project:2004AA412050): Research and development of advanced control technology and software for petrochemical production process. (2004.10~2005.10)

 National Science Funding, China, (60574072): Study on optimization scheduling theories and methods for complex production process (2006.1~2008.12)

 Hi-tech Research and Development Program of China (National 863 Project: 2007AA04Z193): Integration technology of process control and optimization and application for energy saving and consumption reduction of petrochemical industry. (2007.10~2010.06)

 National Science Funding, China, (60974008): Study on the real time optimization and control technology of high-purity distillation process via piecewise linear approximation (2010.1~2012.12)

 National Science Funding, China, (21276137): Research on theory and methods of integrated optimization control and schedule optimization for refinery process (2013.1~2016.12)

 Hi-tech Research and Development Program of China (National 863 Project: 2012AA040702): Facing the chlor alkali chemical industry energy saving and environmental protection and safety control of the development and application of MES (2013.1~2015.12)

 National Basic Research Program of China (National 973 Project 2012CB720505)): Monitoring, diagnostics and intelligent control of complex systems (2012.1~2016.12).

 National Science Funding, China, (60974008): Study on the real time optimization and control technology of high-purity distillation process via piecewise linear approximation (2010.1~2012.12)

 Honors and Awards

 First Award of the Scientific and Technological Inventions, China National Association of Automation in Petroleum and Chemical Indusrial,2013

 First Award of the Scientific and Technological Inventions, China National Association of Automation in Petroleum and Chemical Indusrial,2011

 Award of Contribution for Scholarship, IT Committee, Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China, 2010

 Award of Contribution for Education, IT Committee, Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China, 2010

 Award of Contribution for Process Control, Chinese Association of Automation, 2009

Second Prize for Science and Technology Advances, ShangDong Province, China, 2004

 Professional Affiliations and Activities

CONFERENCE

 IFAC ADCHEM 2003, Organizing Committee Member

IEEE ICNSC 2009 International Program Committee Member

ACADEMIC ORGANIZATION

 Member of Chinese Association of Automation, (2013~2014)

 Vice-Director, Process Control Committee, Chinese Association of Automation, (2008~2014)

 Vice-Director, IT Committee, Chemical Industry and Engineering Society of China, (2002~2014)

 Editorial Committee Member, Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering,(2007~2014)

 Selected Publications

1. Chao Shang, Xinqing Gao, Fan Yang, Dexian Huang, A Novel Bayesian Framework for Dynamic Soft Sensor Based on Support Vector Machine with Finite Impulse Response, Accepted by IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology

2. Benben Jiang, Fan Yang, Wei Wang, Dexian Huang, Simultaneous Order and Parameter Identification of  Bi-directional Paths in Closed-loop Systems with Colored Noise, Accepted by IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering

3. Xiaoyong Gao, Yongheng Jiang, Dexian Huang, Zhihua Xiong. A novel high level canonical piecewise linear model based on simplicial partition and its application. Accepted by ISA Transactions.

4. Shang, Chao; Yang, Fan; Huang, Dexian; Lyu, Wenxiang, Data-driven soft sensor development based on deep learning technique, Journal of Process Control, v 24, n 3, p 223-233, March 2014

5. Gao, Xiaoyong; Shang, Chao; Jiang, Yongheng; Huang, Dexian; Chen, Tao, Refinery scheduling with varying crude: A deep belief network classification and multimodel approach, AIChE Journal, v 60, n 7, p 2525-2532, July 2014

6. Shi, Lei; Jiang, Yongheng; Wang, Ling; Huang, Dexian, Refinery production scheduling involving operational transitions of mode switching under predictive control system, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, v 53, n 19, p 8155-8170, May 14, 2014

7. Gao, Xinqing; Yang, Fan; Huang, Dexian; Ding, Yanjun, An iterative two-level optimization method for the modeling of wiener structure nonlinear dynamic soft sensors, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, v 53, n 3, p 1172-1178, January 22, 2014

8. Lü, Wenxiang; Zhang, Jinzhu; Jiang, Benben; Luan, Zhiye; Huang, Dexian, Thermal-coupling-oriented integrated control and optimization of distillation process, CIESC Journal, v 64, n 12, p 4319-4324, December 2013

9. Yu X., Xiong Z., Huang D., Jiang Y. Model-based iterative learning control for batch processes using generalized hinging hyperplanes. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research,52(4):1627-1634, 2013

10. Wei Y., Jiang Y., Yang F., Huang D.,Three-stage decomposition modeling for quality of gas-phase polyethylene process based on adaptive hinging hyperplanes and impulse response template. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research,52(16):5747-5756, 2013

11. Jiang B.,Yang F., Huang D.,Wang W.,Extended-AUDI method for simultaneous determination of causality and models from process data,American Control Conference (ACC), 2013

12. Zhou, Chang; Liu, Qiyue; Huang, Dexian; Zhang, Jie. Inferential estimation of kerosene dry point in refineries with varying crudes. Journal of Process Control, v 22, n 6, p 1122-1126, July 2012

13. Yu, Xiaodong; Huang, Dexian; Jiang, Yongheng; Jin, Yihui. Iterative learning belief rule-base inference methodology using evidential reasoning for delayed coking unit. Control Engineering Practice, v 20, n 10, p 1005-1015, October 2012

14. Bai, Liang; Jiang, Yongheng; Huang, Dexian. A novel two-level optimization framework based on constrained ordinal optimization and evolutionary algorithms for scheduling of multipipeline crude oil blending.  INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, v 51, n 26, p 9078-9093, July 4, 2012

15. BAI Liang, WANG Junyan, JIANG Yongheng and HUANG Dexian. Improved hybrid differential evolution-estimation of distribution algorithm with feasibility rules for NLP/MINLP engineering optimization problems. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, v 20, n 6, p 1074-1080, December 2012

16. Huang, Dexian; Yu, Bing; Gao, Xiaoyong; Bai, Liang; Product oil blending optimization based on a piecewise linear surrogate, Journal of Tsinghua University, v 52, n 9, p 1230-1235+1243, Septmber 2012

17. Lü, Wenxiang; Zhang, Jinzhu; Yang, Yue; Huang, Dexian, Parameter analyses of an adaptive amplitude limit filtering method, Journal of Tsinghua University, v 52, n 8, p 1106-1111, August 2012

18. Wang, Ping; Tian, Xuemin; Huang, Dexian, Grade transition control strategy for propylene polymerization with a dual-loop reactor, Journal of Tsinghua University, v 52, n 9, p 1236-1243, Septmber 2012

19. Jiang, Benben; Yang, Fan; Jiang, Yongheng; Huang, Dexian, An extended AUDI algorithm for simultaneous identification of forward and backward paths in closed-loop systems,IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline), v 8, n PART 1, p 396-401, 2012, 8th International Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes, ADCHEM 2012

20. Yu, Xiaodong ; Wei, Yujie ; Huang, Dexian1 ; Jiang, Yongheng ; Liu, Bo ; Jin, Yihui, Intelligent switching expert system for delayed coking unit based on iterative learning strategy, Expert Systems with Applications,2011,38(7): 9023-9029

21. Zhang, Wei-Yong; Li, Ying; Huang, De-Xian; Yi, Jia; Zhang, Zhi-Yin; Yang, Xiang-Dang, Control of flue gas-air system for fired heaters based on steady state model, Journal of Zhejiang University (Engineering Science), v 45, n 12, p 2093-2098, December 2011

22. Shao, Yunming; Zhu, Ying; Huang, Dexian; Tan, Zhiqiang, Advances in study on parameter estimation of atmospheric contaminant dispersion, CIESC Journal, v 62, n 10, p 2677-2683, October 2011

23. Wang, Ping; Tian, Xuemin; Huang, Dexian,Nonlinear model predictive control algorithm using global orthogonal collocation method, CIESC Journal, v 62, n 8, p 2200-2205, August 2011

24. Bai, Liang; Jiang, Yongheng; Huang, Dexian; Liu, Xianguang, A novel scheduling strategy for crude oil blending, Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, v 18, n 5, p 777-786, October 2010

25. Wang, Ping; Tian, Huage; Tian, Xuemin; Huang, Dexian, A new approach for online adaptive modeling using incremental support vector regression, CIESC Journal, v 61, n 8, p 2040-2045, August 2010

26. Jiang, Yongheng; Cai, Yangyang; Huang, Dexian, Crude oil blending schedule problem without primary oil, CIESC Journal, v 61, n 8, p 2015-2020, August 2010

27. Zhu, Ying; Liu, Qiyue; Lü, Wenxiang; Jiang, Yongheng; Huang, Dexian, Inferential estimation of kerosene dry point via piecewise linear approximation, CIESC Journal, v 61, n 8, p 2036-2039, August 2010

28. Jiang, Yongheng; Cai, Yangyang; Huang, Dexian, Crude oil blending scheduling problem based on order, CIESC Journal, v 61, n 2, p 365-368, February 2010

29. LU, Wenxiang; ZHU, Ying; HUANG, Dexian; JIANG, Yongheng; JIN, Yihui, A New Strategy of Integrated Control and On-line Optimization on High-purity Distillation Process, Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, v 18, n 1, p 66-79, February 2010

30. Lü, Wenxiang; Bai, Liang; Huang, Dexian; Jiang, Yongheng; Liu, Xianguang; Zhu, Chaobin; Li, Zhanlong; Zhang, Daixin, Advanced process control of CDU aiming to diversity of crude oil, CIESC Journal, v 60, n 10, p 2522-2528, October 2009

31. Lu, Wenxiang; Yang, Qing; Huang, Dexian; Jin, Yihui,A dynamic soft-sensing method based on impulses response template and parameter estimation with Modified DE Optimization,IFAC Proceedings Volumes, v 17, n 1, 2008

32. Qian, B.; Wang, L.; Hu, R.; Huang, D.X.; Wang, X., A DE-based approach to no-wait flow-shop scheduling, Computers and Industrial Engineering,v 57, n 3, p 787-805, October 2009

33. Qian, B.; Wang, L.; Huang, D.X.; Wang, X., An effective hybrid DE-based algorithm for flow shop scheduling with limited buffers,International Journal of Production Research, v 47, n 1, p 1-24, January 2009

34. Qian, Bin; Wang, Ling; Huang, De-Xian; Jiang, Yong-Heng; Wang, Xiong, Rolling strategy and optimization algorithm for dynamic no-wait flow shop scheduling problem, Control and Decision, v 24, n 4, p 481-487, April 2009

35. Lu, Wenxiang; Shi, Dapeng; Huang, Dexian; Jin, Yihui, Application of advanced process control in xylene distillation unit, CIESC Journal, v 61, n 1, p 193-198, 2009

36. Qian, Bin; Wang, Ling; Huang, De-xian; Wang, Wanliang;Wang, Xiong, An effective hybrid DE-based algorithm for multi-objective flow shop scheduling with limited buffers, Computers and Operations Research, v 36, n 1, p 209-233, January 2009

37. Qian, Bin; Wang, Ling; Huang, De-Xian; Wang, Xiong, Multi-objective no-wait flow-shop scheduling with a memetic algorithm based on differential evolution, Soft Computing, v 13, n 8-9, p 847-869, 2009

38. Qian, Bin; Wang, Ling; Huang, De-Xian; Wang, Xiong, Scheduling multi-objective job shops using a memetic algorithm based on differential evolution, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, v 35, n 9-10, p 1014-1027, January 2008

39. Wang, Jun-Yan; Huang, De-Xian, Parameter estimation for chaotic systems based on hybrid differential evolution algorithm,Acta Physica Sinica, v 57, n 5, p 2755-2760, May 2008

40. Qian, Bin; Wang, Ling; Hu, Rong; Wang, Wan-Liang;Huang, De-Xian; Wang, Xiong, A hybrid differential evolution method for permutation flow-shop scheduling,International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, v 38, n 7-8, p 757-777, September 2008

41. Wang, Jun-Yan; Huang, De-Xian,Parameter estimation for chaotic systems based on hybrid differential evolution algorithm,Acta Physica Sinica, v 57, n 5, p 2755-2760, May 2008

42. ZHANG, Weiyong; HUANG, Dexian; WANG, Yudong; WANG,Adaptive State Feedback Predictive Control and Expert Control for a Delayed Coking Furnace,Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, v 16, n 4, p 590-598, 2008

43. Yu, Xiaodong; Lu, Wenxiang; Huang, Dexian; Jin, Yihui,Multi-objective optimization of industrial crude distillation unit based on HYSYS and NSGA-II,Journal of Chemical Industry and Engineering, v 59, n 7, p 1646-1649, July 2008 

44. Wang, Junyan; Huang, Dexian, Process optimization of catalytic reforming based on differential evolution and HYSYS mechanism model, Journal of Chemical Industry and Engineering (China), v 59, n 7, p 1755-1760, July 2008

45. Wang, Junyan; Huang, Dexian, Time delay estimation of soft-sensor model based on hybrid differential evolution algorithm,Journal of Chemical Industry and Engineering (China), v 59, n 8, p 2058-2064, August 2008

46. Xu, Jie; Huang, De-Xian, Hybrid particle swarm optimization for vehicle routing problem with multiple objectives, Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems, CIMS, v 13, n 3, p 573-579+584, March 2007

47. Luan, Zhi-Ye ; Huang, De-Xian; Jin, Yi-Hui; Guo, Fu, Generic model control method of temperature of batch polypropylene reaction,Source: Tianjin Daxue Xuebao (Ziran Kexue yu Gongcheng Jishu Ban)/Journal of Tianjin University Science and Technology, v 40, n 3, p 346-351, March 2007

48.  Liu, Bo ; Wang, Ling; Jin, Yi-Hui; Huang, De-Xian;Tang, Fang, Control and synchronization of chaotic systems by differential evolution algorithm, Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, v 34, n 2, p 412-419, October 2007

49. Liu, Bo; Wang, Ling; Jin, Yi-Hui; Tang, Fang; Huang,De-Xian, Directing orbits of chaotic systems by particle swarm optimization, Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, v 29, n 2, p 454-461, July 2006

50. Li, Xiugai; Huang, Dexian, PSO based surrogate model steady state optimization with its application ,Proceedings of the World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA), v 2, p 6578-6582, 2006, Proceedings of the World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA)

51. Li, Xiu-Gai; Huang, De-Xian , Design and realization of the finished catalyst batch control system, Control and Instruments in Chemical Industry, v 33, n 1, p43-46+50, February 2006

52. Li, Xiugai; Huang, Dexian; Jin, Yihui, Nonlinear predictive control based on wavelet neural network applied to polypropylene process steady states controller for nonlinear system and its application,: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, v 3498, n III, p 15-20, 2005, Advances in Neural Networks - ISNN 2005: Second International Symposium on Neural Networks. Proceedings

53. Ma, Yong; Huang, Dexian; Jin, Yihui, Discussion about dynamic soft-sensing modeling, Journal of Chemical Industry and Engineering (China), v 56, n 8, p 1516-1519, August 2005

54. Li, Xiugai; Huang, Dexian; Gao, Dongjie, State feedback predictive control for hybrid system via parametric optimization,Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, v 13, n 5, p 634-641, October 2005

55. Wang, Yuhong; Huang, Dexian; Jin, Yihui, Hybrid model predictive control for handling infeasibility and constraint prioritization, Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, v 13, n 2, p 211-217, April 2005

56. Zhang, Wei-Yong; Huang, De-Xian; Jin, Yi-Hui, Predictive control-based closed-loop control under the internet environment, Control and Decision, v 19, n 12, p 1341-1344, December 2004

57. 王宇红,黄德先,高东杰,金以慧. 基于LS-SVM的非线性预测控制技术. 控制与决策,2004,19,4,383-387

58. Chen, Libei; Hontoir, Yves; Huang, Dexian; Zhang, Jie; Morris, A. Julian,  Combining first principles with black-box techniques for reaction systems, Control Engineering Practice, v 12, n 7, p 819-826, July 2004

BOOKS

1. Huang Dexian etc., “Process Control System”, Beijing:Tsinghua University Press, 2011.

2. Huang Dexian etc., “Chemical Process Advanced Control”, Beijing:Chemical Industry Press, 2006.