Alexander von Humboldt Fellow Senior Member of IEEE Control Society
- Closed-loop identification of chemical and industrial multivariable processes (subject to load disturbance)
- Industrial batch process control and optimization
- Advanced control system design and on-line autotuning for various industrial and biochemical processes
- Anti-windup control for industrial processes with input/output constraints
- Robust control theory and stability analysis
- Tao Liu, Furong Gao. Industrial Process Identification and Control Design: Using a Step/Relay Test. Springer (in AIC series): London UK, 2011.
Journal PublicationsSystem Modeling & Identification
- Tao Liu, Feng Zhou, Yi Yang, Furong Gao. Step response identification under inherent-type load disturbance with application to injection molding. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2010, 49 (22), 11572–11581.
- Tao Liu, Furong Gao. A frequency domain step response identification method for continuous-time processes with time delay. Journal of Process Control, 2010, 20(7), 800–809.
- Tao Liu, Furong Gao. Closed-loop step response identification of integrating and unstable processes. Chemical Engineering Science, 2010, 65(10), 2884-2895.
Control System Design
- Tao Liu, Furong Gao. Enhanced IMC design of load disturbance rejection for integrating and unstable processes with slow dynamics. ISA Transactions, 2011, 50 (2), 239-248.
- Tao Liu, Furong Gao. Robust two-dimensional iterative learning control for batch processes with state delay and time-varying uncertainties. Chemical Engineering Science, 2010, 65(23), 6134–6144.
- Tao Liu, Furong Gao, Youqing Wang. IMC-based iterative learning control for batch processes with uncertain time delay. Journal of Process Control, 2010, 20 (2), 173-180.
- Tao Liu, Furong Gao. New insight into internal model control filter design for load disturbance rejection. IET Control Theory & Application, 2010, 4 (3), 448-460.
- Tao Liu, Ionut Muntean, Youqing Wang. Relay-based autotuning of PID controller for improved load disturbance rejection. 17th IFAC World Congress, Milan, Italy, 28 Aug-2 Sep, 2011.
- Tao Liu, Furong Gao. Enhanced IMC-based Load Disturbance Rejection Design for Integrating Processes with Slow Dynamics. 2010 IFAC International Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems, Leuven, Belgium, July 5-7, 2010, v1, 67-72.