Yuanguo Zhu

Professor, Ph.D.
Uncertainty Theory Laboratory
Department of Applied Mathematics
Nanjing University of Science and Technology
Nanjing 210094, China

Tel: +86.25.84315878, 13914743863
ygzhu@mail.njust.edu.cn, zhuyuanguo@tsinghua.org.cn
http://orsc.edu.cn/~ygzhu

Office: Room 120, Science Building, NJUST

Yuanguo Zhu was born in Jiangxi in 1965, graduated from the Department of Mathematics, Jiangxi Normal University in 1984, and received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from this university in 1984 and 1988, respectively. He received his Doctor of Science degree from Department of Mathematical Science, Tsinghua University in July 2004. Mr. Zhu served the Department of Mathematics , Gannan Teacher's College as an Assistant Professor from 1984 to 1989, Lecturer from 1989 to 1995, Associate Professor from 1995 to 1999, and became a full Professor in 1999. In 2001, he moved to Department of Applied Mathematics, Nanjing University of Science and Technology as a full professor.

Mr. Zhu's current research interests include uncertain optimal control, uncertainty theory, stochastic programming, fuzzy programming, random fuzzy programming, intelligent algorithm.

1. Educational Background

  1. Ph.D., 2004, Department of Mathematical Science, Tsinghua University
    Ph.D. Thesis: Some mathematical structures for random fuzzy variables
  2. M.S., 1988, Department of Mathematics, Jiangxi Normal University
    M.S. Thesis: Minimax inequalities and variational-like inequalities
  3. B.S., 1984, Department of Mathematics, Jiangxi Normal University

2. Employment History

  1. Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, 2001-present
  2. Professor, Department of Mathematics, Gannan Teacher's College, 1999-2001
  3. Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Gannan Teacher's College, 1995-1999
  4. Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Gannan Teacher's College, 1984-1995

3. Research Interests

  1. Uncertainty Theory: fuzzy set, rough set, random fuzzy variable
  2. Optimal Control: fuzzy optimal control, uncertain optimal control
  3. Uncertain Programming: stochastic programming, fuzzy programming, rough programming
  4. Intelligent Algorithm: Neural network, Genetic algorithm, Ant colony optimization algorithm, Simulated annealing
  5. Applications in portfolio selection, production inventory, scheduling, allocation, project management

4. Journal Papers

  1. Shih-sen Chang and Yuanguo Zhu, On variational inequalities for fuzzy mappings, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 32, 1989, 359-367.
  2. Shih-sen Chang and Yuanguo Zhu, On the problem for a class of random variational inequalities and random qusi-variational inequalities, Journal of Mathematical Research and Exposition, Vol. 9, No. 3, 1989, 385-393.
  3. Yuanguo Zhu, Variational inequalities for set-valued maps, Journal of Mathematical Research and Exposition, Vol. 14, No. 3, 1994, 333-340.
  4. Yuanguo Zhu, Generalized variational inequalities for fuzzy maps, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 69, 1995, 221-229.
  5. Yuanguo Zhu, The existence for a class of system of variational inequalities, Proceedings of CSIAM'98, Tsinghua University Press, July, 1998.
  6. Yuanguo Zhu, Random vector Variational inequalities, Mathematica Applicata, Vol. 11, No. 4, 1998, 20-23.
  7. Yuanguo Zhu, Positive solutions to a system of variational inequalities, Applied Mathematics Letters, Vol. 11, No. 4, 1998, 63-70.
  8. Yuanguo Zhu, A class of noncoercive variational inequalities, Chinese Quarterly Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 12, No. 4, 1999, 62-67.
  9. Yuanguo Zhu and Ling Rao, On weak solutions of a class of variational inequalities of parabolic type, Northeastern Mathematical Journal, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2000, 137-144.
  10. Yuanguo Zhu and Ling Rao, Differential inclusions for fuzzy maps, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 112, 2000, 257-261.
  11. Yisheng Lai, Yuanguo Zhu and Yingbin Deng, The existence of nonzero solutions for a class of variational inequalities by index, Applied Mathematics Letters, 16, 2003, 839-845.
  12. Yuanguo Zhu, Fuzzy differential inclusions with fuzzy constraints, Information: An International Journal, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2003, 373-378.
  13. Yuanguo Zhu, Solutions to fuzzy operator equations, Journal of Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2004, 329-332.
  14. Yuanguo Zhu and Baoding Liu, Continuity theorems and chance distribution of random fuzzy variables, Proceedings of the Royal Society London A, 460, 2004, 2505-2519.
  15. Yisheng Lai and Yuanguo Zhu, Existence theorems for solutions of variational inequalities, Acta Mathematica Hungarica, 108(1-2), 2005, 95-103.
  16. Yuanguo Zhu, Convex hull and closure of a fuzzy set, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2005, 67-73.
  17. Yisheng Lai, Yuanguo Zhu and Yingbin Deng, Fixed point index approach for solutions of variational inequalities, International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences, 12, 2005, 1879-1887.
  18. Yuanguo Zhu and Baoding Liu, Some inequalities of random fuzzy variables with application to moment convergence, Computers and Mathematics with Applications, Vol. 50, No. 5-6, 2005, 719-727.
  19. Yuanguo Zhu, Ant colony optimization-based hybrid intelligent algorithms, World Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 2, No. 5, 2006, 283-289.
  20. Yuanguo Zhu, Solutions to variational inequalities of parabolic type, Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Vol. 321, 2006, 24-31.
  21. Yuanguo Zhu, Convergence of random fuzzy sequences in distribution, WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications, Vol. 3, No. 7, 2006, 1179-1186.
  22. Yuanguo Zhu, Solving fuzzy chance-constrained programming with ant colony optimization-based algorithms and application to fuzzy inventory model, Lecture Notes on Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 4114, 2006, 977-983.
  23. Yuanguo Zhu and Xiaoyu Ji, Expected values of functions of fuzzy variables, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, Vol.17, N0.5, 2006, 471-478.
  24. Yuanguo Zhu and Baoding Liu, Convergence concepts of random fuzzy sequence, Information: An International Journal, Vol. 9, No.6, 2006, 845-852.
  25. Yuanguo Zhu and George Xian-Zhi Yuan, The existence of nontrivial solutions for variational inequalities by index approach, pp.197-203, in Fixed Point Theory and Applications (eds. Yeol Je Cho, Jong Kyu Kim and Shin Min Kang), New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2006.
  26. Yuanguo Zhu and Baoding Liu, Fourier spectrum of credibility distribution for fuzzy variables, International Journal of General Systems, Vol.36, No.1, 2007, 111-123.
  27. Yuanguo Zhu and Baoding Liu, A sufficient and necessary condition for chance distributions of random fuzzy variables, International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness & Knowledge-Based Systems, Vol.15, Suppl. April 2007, 20-27.
  28. Jinquan Liu and Yuanguo Zhu, Some inequalities between moments of credibility distributions, Journal of Uncertain Systems, Vol.1, No.2, 2007, 137-147.
  29. Le Liu and Yuanguo Zhu, Rough variables with values in measurable spaces, Information Sciences, Vol.177, No.21, 2007, 4678-4685.
  30. Yuanguo Zhu, On para-normed space with fuzzy variables based on expected value operator, International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems, Vol.16, No.1, 95-106, 2008.
  31. Yuanguo Zhu, A fuzzy optimal control model, Journal of Uncertain Systems, Vol.3, No.4, 270-279, 2009.
  32. Yuanguo Zhu, Stability analysis of fuzzy linear differential equations, Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making, Vol.9, No.2, 169-186, 2010.
  33. Yuanguo Zhu, Jyrki Joutsensalo, Timo Hamalainen, Solutions to Fuzzy Linear Systems, Information: An International Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol.13, No.1, 23-30, 2010.
  34. Yanjuan Zhao and Yuanguo Zhu, Fuzzy optimal control of linear quadratic models, Computers and Mathematics with Applications, Vol.60, 67-73, 2010.
  35. Yuanguo Zhu, Uncertain optimal control with application to a portfolio selection model, Cybernetics and Systems, Vol.41, No.7, 535-547, 2010.
  36. Yuanguo Zhu, Fuzzy Optimal Control for Multi-stage Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics--Part B: Cybernetics, to appear

5. Conference Presentations

  1. Yuanguo Zhu, Characteristic functions for fuzzy vectors, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Information and Management Sciences, Chengdu, China, August 24-30, 2003, pp.111-116.
  2. Wenya Chen and Yuanguo Zhu, Topological degree for fuzzy compact fields, Proceedings of the Fifth National Conference of Youth Operations Researchers and Managers, Daqing, August 16-19, 2003, pp.16-22.
  3. Yuanguo Zhu, On convergence of chance distributions for random fuzzy variables, Proceedings of the Seventh National Conference of Operations Research Society of China, Qingdao, China, October 16-20, 2004.
  4. Yuanguo Zhu, Series of fuzzy variables, Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Information and Management Sciences , Kunming, China, July 1-10, 2005.
  5. Le Liu and Yuanguo Zhu, Production inventory model with fuzzy demands, Third Annual Conference on Uncertainty , Nanjing, China, August 12-16, 2005.
  6. Wenjing Guo and Yuanguo Zhu, Two-stage flexible flow shop scheduling with fuzzy processing times, Forth Annual Conference on Uncertainty , Guilin, China, August 18-22, 2006.
  7. Nana Tao and Yuanguo Zhu, The crisp equivalent of fuzzy random constraints, Forth Annual Conference on Uncertainty , Guilin, China, August 18-22, 2006.
  8. Shaobing Sun and Yuanguo Zhu, A General form of entropy of fuzzy events and fuzzy variables, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Information and Management Sciences, Lhasa, China, July 1-6, 2007, pp.548-554. .
  9. Jiucun Yao and Yuanguo Zhu, Bi-level capacitated location-allocation problem in uncertain environment, Fifth Annual Conference on Uncertainty, Wuhan, China, August 20-24, 2007, pp.16-24.
  10. Yuanguo Zhu, Solve the Continuous optimization models with ant colony optimization algorithms, First Conference on Intelligent Computing, Lushan, China, October 10-13, 2007
  11. Jiyou Liu and Yuanguo Zhu, A New Definition of Characteristic Function for Random Fuzzy Variable, Fifth International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery, Jinan, China, October18-20, 2008, pp.132-136.
  12. Hao Hu and Yuanguo Zhu, Series of Hybrid Variables, 3rd Annual Conference on Fuzzy Information and Engineering, December 5-10, 2008, Haikou, China, in Advances in Soft Computing, 54, 2009, pp.218-226.
  13. Beibei Wang and Yuanguo, Multidimensional Fuzzy Optimal Control with Application to Optimal Stopping Time, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Information and Management Sciences, Kunming, China, July 20-28, 2009, pp. 560- 566.
  14. Yanfang Bu and Yuanguo Zhu, Artificial Immune Ant Colony Algorithm and its Application, Proceedings of 2009 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Intelligent Systems, Shanghai, China, November 20-22, 2009, Vol.3, pp.75-80.
  15. Wenjing Yang and Yuanguo Zhu, A fuzzy method for signal smoothing, Third International Joint Conference on Computational Sciences and Optimization, CSO 2010: Theoretical Development and Engineering Practice, Huangshan, Anhui, China, May 28-31, 2010, pp.85-89.

6. Research Projects

  1. Variational Inequalities and Applications, Natural Science Foundation of Jiangxi Province, 1992-1994.
  2. Fixed Points, Variational Inequalities and Applications, Natural Science Foundation of Jiangxi Province, 1995-1997.
  3. Set-valued Analysis and Applications--Degree Approach, Natural Science Foundation of Jiangxi Province, 2001-2002.
  4. Study on fuzzy optimal control and applications based on dynamic programming, National Natural Science Foundation of China (No.60874038), 2009-2011.

7. Society Activities

  1. Member, International Association for Information and Management Science (IMS).
  2. Member, World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS) Working Group on Computer Science.
  3. Member, Chinese Mathematical Society (CMS).
  4. Member, Operations Research Society of China (ORSC).
  5. Executive Committee Member, Uncertain Systems Council, ORSC.
  6. Member, American Mathematical Society (AMS).
  7. Reviewer, Mathematical Reviews (MR).
  8. Chair, Youth Chapter, Operations Research Society of China (ORSC), 2004-2005.
  9. Vice-Chair, Youth Chapter, Operations Research Society of China (ORSC), 2005-2006.
  10. Vice-President, Intelligent Computing Council, ORSC, 2007-2011.
  11. Associate Editor, Journal of Uncertainty Systems, 2007-
  12. Associate Editor, WSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications, 2010-

8. Conference Service

  1. Member, Organizing Committee, First Annual Conference on Uncertainty, Daqing, China, August 16-19, 2003.
  2. Member, Organizing Committee, Fifth National Youth Conference on Operations Research and Management, Daqing, China, August 16-19, 2003.
  3. Member, Organizing Committee, The Third International Conference on Information and Management Sciences, Dunhuang, China, June 5-10, 2004.
  4. Co-Chair, Program Committee, Sixth National Youth Conference on Operations Research and Management, Qinghuandao, China, July 16-20, 2004.
  5. Member, Program Committee, Second Annual Conference on Uncertainty, Qinghuandao, China, July 16-20, 2004.
  6. Member, International Program Committee, The Fourth International Conference on Information and Management Sciences, Kunming, China, June 1-10, 2005.
  7. Chair, Seventh National Youth Conference on Operations Research and Management, Nanjing, China, August 12-16, 2005.
  8. Member, Program Committee, Third Annual Conference on Uncertainty, Nanjing, China, August 12-16, 2005.
  9. Member, International Program Committee, The Fifth International Conference on Information and Management Sciences, Chengdu, China, June 1-8, 2006.
  10. Co-Chair, Organizing Committee, The Eighth National Youth Conference on Operations Research and Management, Guilin, China, August 18-22, 2006.
  11. Member, Program Committee, The Fourth Annual Conference on Uncertainty, Guilin, China, August 18-22, 2006.
  12. Co-Chair, Organizing Committee, The Sixth International Conference on Information and Management Sciences, Lhasa, Tibet, China, June 1-6, 2007.
  13. Co-Chair, Organizing Committee, The Ninth National Youth Conference on Operations Research and Management, Wuhan, China, August 20-24, 2007.
  14. Member, Program Committee, The Fifth Annual Conference on Uncertainty, Wuhan, China, August 20-24, 2007.
  15. Member, Program Committee, The First Conference on Intelligent Computing, Lushan, China, October 10-13, 2007.
  16. Member, International Program Committee, The Seventh International Conference on Information and Management Sciences, Wlumuqi, China, August 12-16, 2008.
  17. Member, Program Committee, The Sixth China Annual Conference on Uncertainty, Luoyang, China, August 3-7, 2008.
  18. Member, Program Committee, The Second Conference on Intelligent Computing, Luoyang, China, August 3-7, 2008.
  19. Member, Program Committee, The Third Conference on Intelligent Computing, Jinan, China, May 15-19, 2009.
  20. Member, International Program Committee, The Eighth International Conference on Information and Management Sciences, Kunming, China, July 20-28, 2009.
  21. Member, Program Committee, The Seventh China Annual Conference on Uncertainty, Chongqing, China, August 20-24, 2009.
  22. Member, Program Committee, The Fourth Intelligent Computing Conference, Wuhu, China, May 21-25, 2010.
  23. Member, International Program Committee, The Ninth International Conference on Information and Management Sciences, Urumchi & Kashi, China, August 12-19, 2010.
  24. One of Program Committee Chairs, The First International Conference on Uncertainty Theory, Urumchi & Kashi, China, August 12-19, 2010.
  25. One of Organization Committee Chairs, The Eighth China Annual Conference on Uncertainty, Xi'an, China, August 1-5, 2010.
  26. General Chair, The Joint Meeting of the Ninth China Annual Conference on Uncertainty, the Fifth Intelligent Computing Conference, and The Thirteenth National Youth Conference on Information and Management, Nanjing, China, July 27-31, 2011.