Director

Dr. Jiong Tang
United Technologies Corporation Professor of Advanced Materials and Processing

The Dynamics, Sensing, and Controls Laboratory (DSCL) is directed by Dr. Jiong Tang, United Technologies Corporation Professor of Advanced Materials and Processing in Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut.  Dr. Tang’s principal teaching and research interests are in the general areas of system dynamics, control, sensing and automation.  He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Applied Mechanics from Fudan University, China, in 1989 and 1992, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 2001.  Prior to joining UConn in 2002, he worked in GE Research Center as a research engineer.

Dr. Tang has studied a series of research subjects including smart materials, motion and vibration controls, sensing and signal processing, uncertainty quantification, design optimization, computational intelligence, and modeling and analysis of multi-physics systems and processes.  Dr. Tang is currently serving as Associate Editor for ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, and has served as Technical Editor for IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Associate Editor for ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Associate Editor for ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, and Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement.  Dr. Tang has volunteered extensively for the professional community, having served as Program Chair for 2016 ASME DSCC, General Co-Chair for 2019 ASME IDETC, General Chair for 2020 ASME DSCC, and Program Chair for 2020 ASME/ISCIE ISFA.  At UConn, Dr. Tang serves as the Co-Director of the Management and Engineering for Manufacturing Program that is a joint program by the School of Business and the School of Engineering.  Dr. Tang is a fellow of ASME.

Email: jiong.tang@uconn.edu