Skip to navigation | Skip to main content | Skip to footer
Menu Search the University of Manchester siteSearch
Search type

Alternatively, use our A–Z index

Dr Zhengtao Ding - personal details

Contact details

Dr Zhengtao Ding

Role: Senior Lecturer in Control Engineering

Tel: 0161 306-4663

Location: Sackville Street Building-E1
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




Dr. Zhengtao Ding graduated with BEng from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He then studied control engineering in the Control Systems Centre, UMIST, with MSc in systems and control and PhD in control systems. He joined as a lecturer in School of Engineering, University of Manchester in September 2003 after having been a lecturer in Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore for ten years. He joined the Control Systems Centre, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, after the merger of the two universities, and he is now a senior lecturer in control engineering. His research interests are mainly focused on nonlinear and adaptive control theory and their applications.  He serves as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Transactions of Institute of Measurement and Control, Journal of Control Theory and Applications, and International Journal of Computing and Automation.



  • BP Exploration: Hydrate detection
  • EPSRC Grant: Output regulation and disturbance rejection of nonlinear systems with nonlinear exosystems
  • NSFC of China: H-infinity control of a class of non-minimum phase nonlinear systems
  • Pipeline Engineering and EPSRC (KTP): Development of an acoustic pipeline monitoring system


BEng(Tsinghua), MSc(Manchester), PhD(Manchester), SMIEEE