YANG, Shuanghua    Chair Professor



Room 1004, Building A7, Nanshan i-Park

Research Area:

Internet of Things, Cyber-Physical Systems, Wireless sensor networks, Safety critical systems, Data science

Educational Background

1988-1991, Zhejiang University, PhD in Systems Engineering

1983-1986, Petroleum University of China, MSc in Control Engineering

1979-1983, Petroleum University of China, BSc in Measurement and Control

Professional Experience

2016- present, Southern University of Science and Technology, Chair Professor

2014-2016, Loughborough University, Head of Department of Computer Science

2006-2014, Loughborough University, Professor in Computer Science

2003-2006, Loughborough University, Senior Lecturer

2000-2003, Loughborough University, Lecturer

1998-1999, Loughborough University, University Research Fellow

1997-1998, Loughborough University, Research Associate

1995-1996, University of Leeds, Visiting Research Fellow

1991-1994, Zhejiang University, Associate Professor/Post-doctoral Researcher

1986-1988, Petroleum University of China, Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer

Honors & Awards

◆ Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2016)

◆ Loughborough Energy Medal for Outstanding Research Project (2015) 

◆ Doctor of Science (2014) 

◆ Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (2014) 

◆ Pandeng Scholar of Liaoning Province of China (2013)

◆ Honeywell Prize of the Institute of Measurement and Control (2010)

◆ Fellow of the Institute of Measurement and Control (2006)

◆ Senior Member of IEEE (2003)

Selected Publication

Research Monographs

1.Yang S.H., “Wireless Sensor Networks - Principles, Design and Applications”, Springer, 289 pages, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-4471-5504-1.

2. Yang, S.H., “Internet-based control systems design and applications”, Springer, 201 pages, 2011, ISBN 978-1-84996-358-9.

3.Yang, H., and Yang, S.H., “ZigBee RFID Sensor Networks: Design and Practice in Resource Monitoring and Tracking for Logistics Centre Management”, 232 pages, 2012, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3847379119.

4.Alhmiedat, T. and Yang, S.H., “Tracking mobile targets through wireless sensor networks”, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, 138 pages, 2011, ISBN: 978-3844334609.

Research papers

1.Huang, S., Zhou, C., Xiong, N., Yang, S. H., Qin, Y. and Zhang, Q., (2016) A General Real-Time Control Approach of Intrusion Response for Industrial Automation Systems, IEEE Transactions on Systems, man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 46(8), pp.1021-1035.

2.Yao, X., Wang, W., Yang, S.H., (2016) Joint Parameter Optimization for Perpetual Nano-networks and Maximum Network Capacity, IEEE Transactions on Molecular, biological, and multi-scale communications, in press.

3.Zhou, C., Huang, S., Xiong N, and Yang, S.H. (2015) Design and analysis of multi-model based anomaly intrusion detection systems for complex industrial processes, IEEE Transactions on Systems, man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 45(10), pp. 1345-1360.

4.Chen, X, I. Akinyemi and S. H. Yang, (2016) A control theoretic approach to achieve proportional fairness in 802.11e EDCA WLANs, Computer Communications,

5.Huang, S. Zhou, C., Yang, S.H., and Qin, Y. (2015) Cyber-physical system security for networked industrial processes, International Journal of Automation and Computing, 12(6), pp. 567-578.

6.Koyuncu, H., and Yang, S.H. (2015) Improved adaptive localization approach for indoor positioning by using environmental thresholds with wireless sensor nodes, IET Wireless Sensor Systems, 5(3), pp.157-165.

7.Yao, X-W, Wang, W-L, Yang, S-H, Cen, Y-F (2014) Bio-inspired self-adaptive rate control for multi- priority data transmission over WLANs, Computer Communications, 53, pp.73-83.

8.Yao, X-W, Wang, W-L, Cen, Y-F, Yao, X-M, Yang, S-H, Pan, T-Q Public review for IPB-frame adaptive mapping mechanism for video transmission over IEEE 802.11e WLANs, Computer Communication Review, 44(2), 2014, pp.5-12

9.Yao, X.W., Wang, W.L., Wu, T.C., Yao, X.M., and Yang, S.H., “A novel hybrid slot allocation mechanism for 802.11e EDCA protocol”, Information Processing Letters, 114, 2014, pp. 25-30.

10.Yang, L., Yang, S. H., and Plotnick, L., “How the Internet of Things technology enhances emergency response operations”, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 80(9), pp.1854-1867, 2013.

11.Gill, K., Yang, S.H., Wang, W., “Secure Remote Access to Home Automation Networks”, IET Information Security, 7(2), 118-803, 2013.

12.Yao, X., Wang, W., Yang, S.H., and Chen, S., “PABM-EDCF:  parameter adaptive bi-directional mapping mechanism for video transmission over WSNs”, Multimedia Tools and Applications, 63(3), pp. 809-831, 2013.

13.Gill, K, Yang, S-H, Wang, W, “Scheme for preventing low-level denial-of-service attacks on wireless sensor network-based home automation systems”, IET Wireless Sensor Systems, 2(4), pp.361-368, 2012.

14.Zhou, C; Shi, Y; Yang, S.H; Yin, Q; and Qin, Y. “Characteristic Model-based Adaptive Discrete-time Sliding Mode Control for the Swing Arm in a Fourier Transform Spectrometer”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics--Part C: Applications and Reviews, 42(6), pp.1633-1643, 2012.

15.Guan, Z.H., Yang, S.H., and Yao, J., “Stability analysis and H∞ control for hybrid complex dynamical networks with coupling delays”, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 22(2), 2012,