Xuezhang (John) Hou, Ph.D.


Dr. John Hou

Contact Information

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 sliding model control for an Euler-Bernoulli beam with boundary shear force feedback (with X. Zhang), Journal of Semigroup Theory and Applications 1 (2015), 1-12.
  • Spectral analysis and variable structural control of an elastic beam,
    Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics 1 (2013), 98-104.
  • Coupled linear feedback and sliding model control for a serially connected Euler-Bernoulli beam, General Mathematics Notes 16 (2013), 1-13.
  • An optimal energy control of a flexible plate with viscoelastic boundary conditions, International Journal of Differential Equations and Applications 11 (2012), 109-120 .
  • An optimal distributed control for age-dependent population diffusion system (with R. Chen and J. Fu), General Mathematics Notes 6 (2011), 73-85.
  • The well-posedness of singular second-order dynamic system with Dirichlet boundary value problems, (with G. Han and X. Li), International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics 66 (2011), 221-228.