Faculty Directory

Chengbin Ma
Associate professor with tenure
Office 420
Tel +86-21-34206765 Ext. 4201
Email chbma@sjtu.edu.cn
Webpage http://umji.sjtu.edu.cn/lab/dsc


Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, The University of Tokyo (2004)
M.S. Electrical Engineering, The University of Tokyo (2001)
B.S. Industrial Automation, East China University of Science and Technology (1997)

Work Experience

2010.07 – pres. Joint Faculty Appointment, School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2008.08 – pres. Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2006.11 – 2008.03 Postdoctoral Research Assistant & Associate Director, IMS-Mechatronics laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of California Davis
2004.10 – 2006.10 R&D Researcher, Servo Laboratory, Fanuc Limited, Yamanashi, Japan


  1. C. Ma, J. Cao, *Y. Qiao (2012), Polynomial Method Based Design of Low Order Controllers for Two-Mass System, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics Vol. 60, No. 3, pp. 969-978, March 2012.
  2. C. Ma, M. Xu, *H.Wang (2011), Dynamic Emulation of Road/Tire Longitudinal Interaction for Developing Electric Vehicle Control Systems, Vehicle System Dynamics, , Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 433-447, March 2011.
  3. J. Cao, C. Ma, H. Xie, Z. Jiang (2010), Nonlinear Dynamics of Duffing System with Fractional Order Damping, ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol. 5, October 2010.
  4. C. Ma, Y. Hori (2007), Fractional-Order Control: Theory and Applications in Motion Control, IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, Vol.1, No.4, pp. 6-16, Winter 2007.
  5. C. Ma, Y. Hori (2004), The Time-Scaled Trapezoidal Rule for Discrete Fractional Order Controllers, Non-linear Dynamics, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 38, pp. 171-180, 2004
  6. C. Ma, X. Zhu, *M. Fu (2011), Wireless Charging of Electric Vehicles: A Review and Experiments, ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Aug. 28–Aug. 31, 2011, Washington D. C., USA.
  7. C. Ma, Y. Hori (2004), Time-domain Evaluation of Fractional Order Controllers’ Direct Discretization Methods, IEEJ Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 124, No. 8, pp. 837-842, 2004 (IEEJ: The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan).
  8. C. Ma, Y. Hori (2004), Backlash Vibration Suppression Control of Torsional System by Novel Fractional Order PIDk Controller, IEEJ Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 124, No. 3, pp. 312-317, 2004.
  9. C. Ma, Y. Hori (2004), The Application of Fractional Order Control to Backlash Vibration Suppression, American Control Conference, June 30–July 2, 2004, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
  10. C. Ma, Y. Fujii and K. Yamaji (2002), China’s electric power sector’s options considering its environmental impacts, Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Springer-Verlag Publisher, Vol. 5, No.4, pp. 319-340, 2002.

Synergistic Activities

  1. Co-editor, Special Section on “Information and Control in e-Transportation”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.
  2. Committee Member, Energy Storage Devices and Systems Committee, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
  3. Keynote Speaker, Wireless Power World Summit 2012, Sep. 12-13th, 2012, Shanghai, China.
  4. Keynote Speaker, The 1st and 2nd China International New Energy Vehicles Forum, 2012-2013, Shanghai, China.
  5. Symposium Chair to Mechatronic Control & Electrical Vehicular Systems, ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, 2009-2013
  6. Expert Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, etc.

Collaborators (past 48 months) & Co-editors (past 24 months)

  • Mian Li (JI), Xinen Zhu (JI), Fan Yu (SJTU), Junyi Cao(Xi’An Jiao Tong Univ.),Yangquan Chen (Utah State Univ.), Mo-yuen Chow  (North Carolina State Univ.)

Graduate and Postdoctoral Advisors

  • Minfan Fu, Yue Qiao, Li Zhou, Lu Liu, Chen Zhao, He Yin, Tong Zhang, Yang Xu

Thesis Advisors and Postgraduate Scholar Sponsor

  • Chair or Co-Chair of Thesis Committee: Ve450/Vm450 capstone courses
  • Member of Thesis Committee: Yue Qiao, Minfan Fu, Jiapin Guo
  • Total number of graduate students supervised: 8

Class Instructors

  • VE216: Signals and Systems
  • VE311: Electronic Circuits
  • VE460: Control Systems Analysis and Design/VM 461: Automatic Control Modeling, Analysis and Control of Dynamic Systems
  • VM552: Mechatronic Systems Design
  • VM450/ VE 450: Capstone Design Project