Prof. Wei Zhan

College Station, TX

Texas A&M University, USA



1991 Ph.D., Systems Science, Washington Univ., St. Louis, USA

1988 M.Sc., Systems Engineering, Washington Univ., St. Louis, USA

1985 M.Sc., Control Engineering, Beijing Univ. of Aero. & Astro., China

1983 B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Beijing Univ. of Aero. & Astro., China

Publications (Selected)

  1. Zhan, W., Morgan, J. A., and Porter, J. R., “Experiential Learning of Digital Communication using LabVIEW,” Submitted to IEEE Trans. on Education, Dec., 2012.
  2. Morgan, J. A., Zhan, W., Porter, J.R., and Wright, G., “Product Development Process in Capstone Projects,” Journal of Management and Engineering Integration, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2012, pp. 13-22.
  3. Niu, S.* and Zhan, W., “Analysis of confidence lower limits of reliability and failure rate for electronic stability control systems,” Quality and Reliability Engineering International, March, 2012. doi: 10.1002/qre.1380
  4. Huang, Y., Zhan, W., Fritz, B., and Thomson, S., “Optimal selection of controllable variables to minimize downwind drift from aerially applied sprays,” Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 28(3), 2012, pp. 307-314.
  5. Goulart, A., Zhan, W, Morgan, J. A., Carter, G.*, Davis, T.*, Roznovsky, and A.*, Bolding, M.*, "Wireless Access Technologies for Low-Cost Capacitor Bank Controllers - Evaluation and Design," Journal of Engineering Technology, Fall 2011, pp. 8-17.
  6. Zhan, W. and Morgan, J. A., “Visual project management tools and their application,” Journal of Management and Engineering Integration, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2011, pp. 137-144.
  7. Zhan, W., Goulart, A., Morgan, J. A., and Porter, J. R., “Vertical and horizontal integration of laboratory curricula and course projects across the electronics Engineering Technology program,” American Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 2, No. 2, Fall 2011, pp-67-80.
  8. Zhan, W., “Reducing simulation time using Design of Experiments,” International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2011, pp. 75-92.
  9. Kirksey, J.*, Porter, L.*, McCracken, L.*, and Kwan D.*, Zhan, W, Morgan, J. A., “Fault Detection for Smart Grid Reliability Enhancement,” Journal of Management and Engineering Integration, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2010, pp. 106-117.
  10. Zhan, W., Fink, R., and Fang, A., “Teaching Statistics to Engineering Technology Students”, American Journal of Engineering Education,Vol. 1, No. 1, 2010, pp. 65-78.
  11. Zhan, W., “Modeling, Simulation, Six Sigma, and Their Application in Optimization of Electrical Vehicle Design,” Quality Management and Six Sigma, 2010, pp. 207-224.
  12. Zhan, W., McDermott, M., Zoghi, B., and Hasan, M., “Modeling, simulation, and analysis for battery electric vehicles,” Machine Learning and Systems Engineering, S.-I. Ao et al. (eds.), Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Vol. 68, Springer, 2010, pp. 227-241.
  13. Huang, Y. Zhan, W. Fritz, B. Thomson, S. and Fang, A., “Analysis of impact of various factors on downwind deposition using a simulation method,” American Society for Testing and Materials, 7(6), 2010, pp. 1-10.
  14. Zhan, W. and Porter, J. R., “Using project-based learning to teach Six Sigma principles,” International Journal of Engineering Education, V. 26, No. 3, 2010, pp. 655-666.
  15. Goulart, A., Zhan, W., and Arnold, R., “Optimal Selection of Wireless Channels for Mobile Multimedia Uplink Transmissions”, Journal of Mobile Multimedia, V. 5, No. 4, pp. 271-286, 2009.

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