2013-present, Institute of Mechatronic Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing. Faculty
2018-2018, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley, USA. Visiting Scholar
2010-2013, Institute of Manufacturing Engineering, Department of Precision Instrument and Mechanology, Tsinghua University, Beijing. Postdoctoral Researcher
2007-2008, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, USA. Visiting Scholar
Mechatronics, Precision Motion Control, Multi-Axes Coordinated Contouring Control, Control Theory and Applications, Intelligent Learning and Prediction, Adaptive Control, Iterative Learning Control, Neural Networks, Robot, Nonlinear Systems, Precision Metrology/Measurement Calibration. He has published on these subjects with over 110 technical papers while enjoying the application of the theory and technology. He is IEEE Senior Member and serves as Technical Editor of IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics.
System Dynamics and Control, Foundation of Control Engineering, Fundamentals of Engineering Graphics, Modern Mechatronic Engineering
Best AI Paper Award at IEEE ICIA, 2018
Best Student Paper Finalist at AIM, 2017
Best Automation Paper Award at IEEE ICIA, 2016
National 100 Excellent Doctoral Dissertations Nomination Award, 2013
10 Excellent Postdoctoral Researchers at Tsinghua University, 2012
Best Mechatronics Paper Award from ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, 2012
Best Student Paper Finalist at American Control Conference, 2011
HIWIN Excellent Mechanical Doctoral Dissertation Award from Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society, 2011
ZHU Ke-Zhen Award at Zhejiang University, 2010
Selected publications in recent 5 years
 C. Hu, T. Ou, Y. Zhu, L. Zhu. GRU-Type LARC Strategy for Precision Motion Control with Accurate Tracking Error Prediction. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2021, 68(1): 812-820.
 C. Hu, T. Ou, Y. Zhu, L. Zhu. Deep GRU Neural-Network Prediction and Feedforward Compensation for Precision Multi-Axis Motion Control Systems. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 2020, 25(3): 1377-1388.
 T. Ou, C. Hu, Y. Zhu, L. Zhu. Intelligent Feedforward Compensation Motion Control of Maglev Planar Motor with Precise Reference Modification Prediction. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2020, DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2020.3013795.
 Z. Wang, C. Hu, Y. Zhu, L. Zhu. Prediction Model based Contouring Error Iterative Pre-Compensation Scheme for Precision Multi-axis Motion Systems. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 2020, DOI: 10.1109/TMECH.2020.3034675.
 J. Wang, S. Lin, C. Hu, Y. Zhu, et al. Learning Semantic Keypoint Representations for Door Opening Manipulation. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2020, 5(4): 6980-6987.
 S. He, C. Hu, Y. Zhu, M. Tomizuka. Time Optimal Control of Triple Integrator with Input Saturation and Full State Constraints. Automatica, 2020, 122: 109240.
 W. Wang, C Hu, K Zhou, S He, L Zhu. Local asymmetrical corner trajectory smoothing with bidirectional planning and adjusting algorithm for CNC machining. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 2021, 68, 102058: 1-17.
 Z. Wang, C. Hu, Y. Zhu, M. Zhang, C. Zhang. The Modular Design of Trajectory Compensation Based on ATCF for Precision Motion Control. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 2020, 135: 106393.
 W. Wang, C. Hu, K. Zhou, S. He. Corner trajectory smoothing with asymmetrical transition profile for CNC machine tools. International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 2019, 144, 103423: 1-17.
 Z. Wang, C. Hu, Y. Zhu. Dynamical Model Based Contouring Error Position-Loop Feedforward Control for Multiaxis Motion Systems. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2019, 15(8): 4686-4695.
 Z. Wang, C. Hu, Y. Zhu. Double Taylor Expansion Based Real-Time Contouring Error Estimation for Multi-Axis Motion Systems. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2019, 66(12): 9490-9499.
 C. Hu, Z. Wang, Y. Zhu, et al. Accurate Three-Dimensional Contouring Error Estimation and Compensation Scheme with Zero-Phase Filter. International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 2018, 128: 33-40.
 Z. Wang, C. Hu, Y. Zhu, et al. Newton-ILC Contouring Error Estimation and Coordinated Motion Control for Precision Multi-Axis Systems with Comparative Experiments. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2018, 65(2): 1471-1480.
 M. Li, Y. Zhu, K. Yang, C. Hu, and H. Mu. An Integrated Model-Data Based Zero Phase Error Tracking Feedforward Control Strategy with Application to an Ultra-Precision Wafer Stage. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2017, 64(5): 4139-4149.
 M. Li, K. Yang, Y. Zhu, H. Mu, and C. Hu. State/Model-Free Variable-Gain Discrete Sliding Mode Control for an Ultraprecision Wafer Stage. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2017, 64(8): 6695-6705.
 J. Yang, C. Hu, Y. Zhu, Z. Wang, M. Zhang. Experimental investigation of shaping disturbance observer design for motion control of precision mechatronic stages with resonances. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 2017 (92): 334-348.
 Z. Wang, C. Hu, Y. Zhu, S. He, K. Yang, M. Zhang. Neural Network Learning Adaptive Robust Control of an Industrial Linear Motor-Driven Stage with Disturbance Rejection Ability. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2017, 13(5): 2172-2183.
 C. Hu, Z. Hu, Y. Zhu and Z. Wang. Advanced GTCF Based LARC Contouring Motion Control on an Industrial X-Y Linear-Motor-Driven Stage with Experimental Investigation. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2017, 64(4): 3308-3318.
 C. Hu, Y. Zhu. Self-Calibration of Two-Dimensional Precision Metrology Systems. New Trends and Developments in Metrology, 2016, pp. 185-210.
 C. Hu, Z. Wang, Y. Zhu, M. Zhang and H. Liu. Performance Oriented Precision LARC Tracking Motion Control of a Magnetically Levitated Planar Motor with Comparative Experiments. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2016, 63(9): 5763-5773.