Dr Tai Cheng Yang
Email: taiyang@sussex.ac.uk

Reader in Computer and Control Engineering,      Department of Engineering and Design, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9QT, UK


Experience and Research:    


Dr Tai Yang obtained his PhD degree at the control system centre, UMIST in 1987. He joined the University of Sussex in 1990 and became a Reader in Computer and Control Engineering in 1999. He had ten-year industrial experience before his academic career. His current research interests are: Networks and control, Power system control and wind power generation, and Control theory and applications in general. Dr Yang’s particular strength is multi-discipline applications. Recently, his novel idea and research on Embedded Energy Storage for high penetration of wind power has attracted wide attention. He has been invited to attend a Parliamentary Reception at the House of the Lords and has been selected as a member of “Energy Mission” to Israel sponsored by the UK government and other organisations.



Publications: 144 items by the end of 2011, among them 59 are journal papers. Papers have been published in:

·         IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control

·         IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology

·         IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems

·         IET Proceedings: Control Theory and Applications

·         IET Proceedings: Communications

·         IET proceedings: Renewable Power Generations

·         IET proceedings: Science, Measurement and Technology

·         IET Proc. Generation, Transmission and Distribution

·        Int. J. of Electric Power and Energy Systems


A list of selected publications can be found from the University official staff Web page.



BEng (Year 3) / MEng (Year 4) / MSc Project


Feedback from various project students: “Working under Dr Yang is enjoyable and rewarding”, “Although you are a busy person, but you always managed time for us”……   A 2006 Christmas card from a student reads: “To Dr Yang, …… Thank you again for your support of my final year project in 2004, ……