On Friday, 28th March 2014, Dr. Zhihua Qu, Professor and Chair of ECE,University of Central Florida, Orlando, delivered a lecture on Distributed Control and Plug-n-Play Operation of Distribution Networks and Microgrids.
Dr. Qu received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in June 1990. Since then, he has been affiliated to the University of Central Florida (UCF). Currently, he is a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the PI and Director of the DoE-funded FEEDER center, and also a SAIC Endowed Professor at UCF.
Dr. Qu is the author of three books, including Robust Control of Nonlinear Uncertain Systems by John Wiley & Sons (1998) and Cooperative Control of Dynamical Systems by Springer Verlag (2009). He is a Fellow of IEEE and AAAS. Moreover, he is serving on the board of ECEDHA, and is/was an Associate Editor for Automatica, IEEE ACCESS, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.