David Song Faulty 北京交通大学电子信息工程学院

David Song

Name:David Song Tel:86-10-51684432
Sex: Email:YDSong@bjtu.edu.cn
Date of Birth: Office:JiaoDaJiaYuan6#1505, Beijing Jiaotong University,
Technical Title:  
  • Ph.D., (E.E.), Tennessee Technological University, 1992.
  • M.S., (E.E.), ChongQing University, P. R. China, 1985.
  • B.S., (E.E.), ChengDu University of Science and Technology, P. R. China, 1983.
  • Langley Distinguished Professor, 3/2005 – present, National Institute of Aerospace/North Carolina A&T State University
  • Professor, 7/2004- present, NC A&T State University
  • Founding Director, Center for Cooperative Systems, 3/2004-present
  • Associate Professor, 7/1999-6/2004, NC A&T State University
  • Assistant Professor, 8/1993 – 7/1999, NC A&T State University
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 9/1992 – 8/1993, NASA-CORE
  • Visiting Scholar, 11/1989 – 7/1990, The University of Newcastle, Australia
  • Research Fellow, 3/1987 – 10/1989, Beijing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, P. R. China
  • Associate Lecturer, 2/1986 – 3/1987, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, ChengDu, P. R. China

Dynamic system modeling, Advanced control theory, Intelligent systems and Renewable energy.



  • Dr. Song has received several competitive research awards from NSF, NASA, and US Air Force Office, US Army Office and US Naval Office.


Part I – Book/Volume/Chapter
  1. Cooperative Control of Multiple UAV’s in Close Formation Flight via Nonlinear Adaptive Approach. By Y. D. Song et al, Chapter 22, Copyright ? 2004 by World Scientific Publishing Co., Pte. Ltd. Eds Don Grundel et al. (Theory and Algorithms for Cooperative Systems) 2004, ISBN 981-256-020-3.
  2. Wind Turbines: Dynamics, Control and Monitoring
    By Y. D. Song and M. Robinson. ? 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd, ISBN 0167-6105
  3. Latest Developments in Neuro-Fuzzy Intelligent Robotic Systems. By C. C. Nguyen and Y. D. Song, ? 1997 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  4. Advanced Fuzzy Logic Technologies in Industrial Applications. Chapter 15, and Chapter 16, Springer-Verlag, Eds. Y. Bai et al. ISBN: 9781846284687, 2006.

    Part II- Refereed Journal/Conference Publications

  5. Wenchuan Cai, X.H. Liao and Y. D. Song*, “Indirect Robust Adaptive Control for Attitude Tracking of Spacecraft”, J. of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, September-October 2008, Vol. 31, No. 5, pp.1456-1463.

  6. Wenchuan Cai, Liguo Weng, R. Zhang, M. J. Zhang, and Y. D. Song, “Virtual Leader Based Formation Control of Multiple Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs): Control Design, Simulation and Real-time Experiment” Advances in Cooperative Control and Optimization, Chapter 10, November 2007 Springer-Verlag New York, LLC, ISBN-13: 9783540743545.

  7. Yaohang Li and Y. D. Song, “An Adaptive and Trustworthy Software Testing Framework on the Grid”, Journal of Super Computing, Vol. 46, 2008, pp. 124–138. DOI 10.1007/s11227-007-0160-2.

  8. Yao Li, Zhao Sun, Ran Zhang, Liguo Weng, David Y. Song, “Close Formation Flight Control of Multi-UAVs via Fuzzy Logic Technique”, Chapter 16, Advanced Fuzzy Logic Technologies in Industrial Applications, Springer-Verlag, ISBN: 9781846284687, 2006.

  9. Zhao Sun, Tao Dong, X. H. Liao and Y. D. Song*, “Fuzzy Logic based Path Planning and tracking of Multiple UAVs”, Chapter 15, Advanced Fuzzy Logic Technologies in Industrial Applications, Springer-Verlag, ISBN: 9781846284687, 2006.

  10. Y. D. Song, M. Bikdash and M. Schultz, "Control and Health Monitoring of Variable Speed Wind Power Generation Systems," 1st Annual Technical Review Meeting, NREL, August 1998

  • NC A&T State University Outstanding Senior Research Award (2004)
  • NC A&T State University Outstanding Young Investigator Award (2000)
  • ONR Research and Education Award (2003)
  • Who’s Who Among the International Professionals (1999)
  • Who’s Who in Science and Engineering (1997)
  • Faculty Research Award (NASA) –one of the 15 recipients in the nation
  • Research Award from DOE-National Renewable Laboratory (Principal Investigator)
  • Research Award from DOD-Air Force Office of Scientific Research (Principal Investigator)
  • Research Award from NSF-University Utah (Principal Investigator)
  • Award for Research Excellence 1997 from DOE-Nuclear Regulation Commission On-campus  Research Program (Principal Investigator)
  • EIT (Engineer-in-Training)
  • Professional Engineer (1998)
  • Invited to Serve as an Associate Editor of Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing
  • Invited to Serve as the Guest Editor for Journal of Robotic Systems
  • Invited to Serve as the Guest Editor for Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics
  • Invited to serve as the Associate Editor for Structural Health Monitoring: an International Journal
  • Invited Speaker at a Special Session of 17th American Control Conference
  • Invited Speaker at 4th  NASA Annual Conference on Intelligent Robotic Systems for Space Exploration, 1992
  • Invited Speaker at the First Workshop on Control Research in Wind Energy sponsored by DOE-NREL 1997
  • Travel Award from DOE-Nuclear Regulation Commission 1997
  • Travel Award from DOE-National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1997
  • EE Department Travel Award 1995
  • Winner of 1995 DOE Faculty Research Fellowship Award
  • Winner of 1996 U.S. Air Force Faculty Research Fellowship Award
  • Winner of DOE NRC 1996~1997 On-campus Research Award
  • Outstanding Teaching Award (College of Engineering, 1996)
  • Outstanding Teaching Award (Department of Electrical Engineering, 1996)
  • Who’s Who Among American Teachers, 1996
  • Best Paper Award Nominee at IEEE Conference on Decision and  Control 1990
  • Anton Philips Award Nominee at IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation 1991
  • Outstanding Researcher - Classified by U.S. INS Dept. of Justice According to Section 203(b)(1)B
  • Honorable Mention by Tennessee Tech University Newspaper 1991 “Center Line” for Graduate Research Excellence


  • IEEE
  • AIAA
  • SigmaXi
  • ASEE
  • Professional Engineer (NC)

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