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Industrial Control Network and Systems Department
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The Industrial Control Network and Systems Department has engaged in the R&D on industrial-informatics-related theories and applications. The department has obtained plenty of achievements on the related domains such as sensor network, system on chip (SoC), intelligent measurement, security controlling, control of IC equipment, and smart grid, etc. The projects of “Development and Application of Foundation Fieldbus Distributed Control System” and “Development of the Core Chip, Interoperability Technology and Integrated Control System for Process Industrial Fieldbus” have been awarded the second prize of China's State Scientific and Technological Progress Award in 2002 and 2009 respectively. Coordinated with the partners, the department developed the EPA, WIA-PA standards with own intellectual property rights. The standards are also received as international standards by International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). Two key laboratories of Liaoning Province, namely, the Industrial Communication and Control System Laboratory and Industrial Internet of Things, are established in the Industrial Control Network and Systems Department.

The department has established long-term cooperation relationship with universities, institutes and companies in US, UK, France, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, and China’s Hong Kong SAR, etc. Over the past five years, the department has successfully completed and/or undertaken more than eighty projects, such as the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the National High-tech R&D Program (863 Program), the National Key Technology R&D Program, the Knowledge Innovation Project of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the cooperation projects between CAS and local governments, the enterprise-entrusted projects, etc.. The department has published more than 400 papers, more than 100 out of which are indexed by the databases of EI and/or SCI.

Main Research Areas

l         Sensor network

n         The self-organizing mechanism of wireless Mesh network for industrial applications

n         Technology research, devices design and application demonstration of industrial wireless monitoring systems for process automation.        

n         Technologies and verification for high reliable and high timely industrial sensor/actuator networks

n         New technologies for industrial energy monitoring and control networks

l         System on Chip (SoC)

n         Research of key common technology of industrial instrument and control system

n         Research and development of Real-Time embedded system

n         Design and development of Field bus ASIC

n         Design and development of industrial Real-Time Ethernet SoC

n         Safety of industrial domains

n         The functional safety technologies of safety equipment and system in key domains

n         The R&D of high-availability control equipment with independent intellectual property rights, providing technical support for industrial production safety in China

l         Control of IC equipment

n         Common control problems aiming at cluster IC equipment

n         Key techniques of process control, material transfer, process schedule, communication management, optimal control, and fault detection in cluster IC equipment control systems

n         The platform of the cluster IC equipment control systems abided by the SEMI international standards, the open and modular solutions for IC equipment control system

l         Smart Grid

n         Sensing, communication, storage and control technology for AMI

n         Interactive technology between the power grid and consumers

n         Load forecasting and generation forecasting of distributed generations

n         Coordination control theory and technology for smart grid

n         Dispatching and scheduling theory and technology for smart grid

n         Key technology for smart microgrid with distributed generations

l         Intelligent measurement

n         Laser Induced Breakdown spectroscopy theory research

n         Algorithm design and research based on LIBS technology

n         Online measuring equipment development based on LIBS technology

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