Texas Tech University

Shu-Xia Tang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Email: shuxia.tang@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.7424

Fax: 806.742.3540

Office: ME NORTH 208

Research Website:http://www.shu-xia-tang.net



Dr. Shu-Xia Tang is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Texas Tech University. Her research focuses on control theory and control applications, including swarm robotic systems, energy systems, and flow systems. At Texas Tech, Dr. Tang has taught Control of Dynamic Systems, Backstepping Control Theory and Its Applications.

Research Interests

  • Control Theory
    • PDE Stability Analysis & Control
    • PDE Optimal Actuator & Sensor Designs 
  • Control Applications
    • Swarm Robotic Systems
      • Deployment and formation tracking 
      • Collision and obstacle avoidance
    • Energy Systems 
      • Li-ion battery systems
      • Oil drilling systems    
    • Flow Systems 
      • Water management systems
      • Traffic management systems

Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae


  • Postdoc, Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, (2018-2019)
  • Postdoc, Applied Mathematics, INRIA Sophia Antipolis-Mediterranee, France, (2018-2019)
  • Postdoc, Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Canada, (2017)
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (Dynamic Systems and Control), University of California, San Diego, (2016)
  • M.Sc., Mathematics (Control Theory), Southwest University, (2011)
  • B.Sc., Mathematics, Southwest University, (2008)

Department of Mechanical Engineering