Jing Sun

Jing Sun
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Michael G. Parsons Collegiate Professor of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Chair, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering


NAME (Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering)

2600 Draper 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2145

(734) 615-8061


Ph.D., University of Southern California, Department of EE-Systems, 1989
M.S.E., University of Science and Technology of China, Automatic Control, 1984
B.A., University of Science and Technology of China, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, 1982

Research Interests

Control system development and optimization for marine and automotive propulsion systems, with focus on system modeling, identification, control algorithm development and integration, control system rapid prototyping and experimental validation; Modeling, control and optimization of electrified vehicles, with emphasis on transient energy management for mobile applications; Adaptive control theory, with focus on algorithm and tool development aiming at improved transient performance and convergence properties; Advanced control methodologies, including optimal control and nonlinear control, and their real-time applications to marine and automotive systems.

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The 2018 Fellows represent 125 research universities and governmental and non-profit research institutes worldwide and are named inventors on nearly 4,000 issued U.S. patents.

These faculty are Dawn Tilbury (Chair of the Engineering's Steering Committee on Advanced Manufacturing), Steve Ceccio (Associate Dean for Research), Jing Sun (Chair of NAME)