Xuezhang (John) Hou, Ph.D.


Dr. John Hou

Contact Info

7800 York Road, Room 346


Ph.D., Mathematics
Oakland University
B.S. & M.S., Mathematics
Northeast Normal University, China

Areas of Expertise

Applied Mathematics
Control Theory
Differential Equations
Functional Analysis

Recent Publications

  • A variable structural control for a hybrid hyperbolic dynamic system, Journal of Advances in Mathematics 20 (2021), 96-104.
  • An optimal osmotic control problem for a concrete dam system (with R. Chen),Communications on Pure & Applied Analysis 20, issue 6 (2021), 2341-2359.
  • An optimal control for a hybrid hyperbolic dynamic system, Journal of Mathematical and Computational Science 9 (2019), 354–364.
  • A variable structural control for a flexible plate, American Review of Mathematics and Statistics 6 (2018), 1-8.
  • An existence principle of optimal energy control for damped sandwich beam, International Journal of Differential Equations and Applications, 16 (2017), 1-10.
  • A variable structural control of a serially connected string (with H. Gao and S. Weng), 2015 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (2015), 2127-2131.
  • A sliding model control for an Euler-Bernoulli beam with boundary shear force feedback, (w. X. Zhang) Journal of Semigroup Theory and Applications 1 (2015), 1–12.