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Xuping Xu, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Chair

Office Phone: (951) 343-4967
E-mail: xxu@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: 3739 Adams, Room 100D
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Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering University of Notre Dame 2001
M.S. Applied Mathematics University of Notre Dame 1999
M.S. Electrical Engineering University of Notre Dame 1998

Courses Taught

Intro to Engineering Design
Linear Control Systems
Signals and Control Lab
Intro to Digital Systems
Digital Design Lab
Linear Systems
Microelectronics
Digital Control Systems
Intelligent Control

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Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

Embedded Systems
Digital Design
Microcontrollers
Microprocessors
Computer Architecture
Systems and Control
Hybrid Systems
Software/Hardware Enabled Control Applications
Optimization

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Teaching Experience

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Penn State Erie, July 2007 – June 2008
Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Penn State Erie, August 2001 – June 2007
Coordinator of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Co-op/Internship Program, Penn State Erie, December 2004 – June 2008

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Research, Presentations, & Publications

S. He and X. Xu, Hardware/Software Co-design Approach for an ADALINE Based Adaptive Control System. Journal of Computers, 2008, accepted and to appear.

X. Xu, G. Zhai, and S. He, On Practical Asymptotic Stabilizability of Switched Affine Systems. Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 196-208, March 2008.

G. Zhai, X. Xu, H. Lin, and D. Liu, Extended Lie Algebraic Stability Analysis for Switched Systems with Continuous-Time and Discrete-Time Subsystems. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 447-454, 2007.

G. Zhai, H. Lin, X. Xu, J. Imae, and T. Kobayashi, Analysis of Switched Normal Discrete-Time Systems. Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods & Applications, Vol. 66, No. 8, pp. 1788-1799, April 2007.

G. Zhai, X. Xu, H. Lin, and A.N. Michel, Analysis and Design of Switched Normal Systems. Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods & Applications, Vol. 65, No. 12, pp. 2248-2259, December 2006.

X. Xu and G. Zhai, Practical Stability and Stabilization of Hybrid and Switched Systems. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 50, No. 11, pp. 1897-1903, November 2005.

X. Xu and P. J. Antsaklis, On Time Optimal Control of Integrator Switched Systems with State Constraints. Nonlinear Analysis: Theory, Methods & Applications, Vol. 62, No. 8, pp. 1453-1465, September 2005.

X. Xu and P. J. Antsaklis, Practical Stabilization of Integrator Switched Systems. International Journal of Hybrid Systems, Vol. 4, Nos. 3/4, pp. 199-216, September & December 2004.

X. Xu and P. J. Antsaklis, Optimal Control of Switched Systems Based on Parameterization of the Switching Instants. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 2-16, January 2004.

G. Zhai, S. Takai, A. N. Michel, and X. Xu, Improving Closed-Loop Stability of Second-Order LTI Systems by Hybrid Static Output Feedback. International Journal of Hybrid Systems, Vol.3, Nos. 2/3, pp. 237-250, June & September 2003.

X. Xu and P. J. Antsaklis, Optimal Timing Control of a Class of Hybrid Autonomous Systems. International Journal of Hybrid Systems, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 33-60, March 2003.

X. Xu and P. J. Antsaklis, Optimal Control of Switched Systems via Nonlinear Optimization Based on Direct Differentiations of Value Functions. International Journal of Control, Vol. 75, Nos. 16/17, pp. 1406-1426, 2002.

X. Xu and P. J. Antsaklis, Stabilization of Second-Order LTI Switched Systems. International Journal of Control, Vol. 73, No. 14, pp. 1261-1279, 2000.

B. Hu, X. Xu, P. J. Antsaklis and A. N. Michel, Robust Stabilizing Control Law for a Class of Second-Order Switched Systems. Systems & Control Letters, Vol. 38, pp. 197-207, 1999.

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Interests & Hobbies

Riding bicycles with my kids
Wife Chengdong Liu and daughter Lydia and son Enoch

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Personal Philosophy

N Nun.

Your word is a lamp to my feet
And a light to my path.

- Psalm 119:105, NASB

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