Changfu Zou

Associate Professor at Automatic Control

Changfu Zou is an Associate Professor in the Automatic Control research unit. His research focuses on modelling and optimal control of energy storage systems, particularly lithium-ion batteries. Many of his works are in collaboration with industry partners, such as Volvo Cars, Volvo Trucks, and CEVT AB. As the project manager, he has received funding from the European Commission, Swedish Research Council (incl. VR Starting Grant), Swedish Energy Agency, STINT (Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education), Swedish Electromobility Center, etc. Specifically, he has hosted three Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual/Postdoctoral Fellows with funding from the European Commission under the programme of Horizon Europe. Dr Zou joined Chalmers in 2017 as a Postdoctoral Researcher and became an Assistant Professor in 2019 in the same research unit at Chalmers. He was a visiting researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. He obtained the B.E. degree in Vehicle Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology, China, and the PhD degree in Automation and Control Engineering from the University of Melbourne, Australia.More information can be found at ​https://sites.google.com/view/changfu​​

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2022

State of Power Prediction for Battery Systems with Parallel-Connected Units

Weiji Han, Faisal Altaf, Changfu Zou et al
IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification. Vol. 8 (1), p. 925-935
Journal article
2022

A PDE Model Simplification Framework for All-Solid-State Batteries

Yang Li, Torsten Wik, Yicun Huang et al
American Control Conference. Vol. 2022-June, p. 1775-1781
Paper in proceeding
2022

A machine learning-based framework for online prediction of battery ageing trajectory and lifetime using histogram data

Yizhou Zhang, Torsten Wik, John Bergström et al
Journal of Power Sources. Vol. 526
Journal article
2022

Analysis and Estimation of the Maximum Switch Current during Battery System Reconfiguration

Weiji Han, Anton Kersten, Changfu Zou et al
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. Vol. 69 (6), p. 5931-5941
Journal article
2022

Sensitivity Analysis of the Battery System State of Power

Weiji Han, Faisal Altaf, Changfu Zou et al
IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification. Vol. 8 (1), p. 976-989
Journal article
2022

Combining offline and online machine learning to estimate state of health of lithium-ion batteries

Chengqi She, Yang Li, Torsten Wik et al
2022 European Control Conference (ECC), p. 608-613
Paper in proceeding
2022

Control-Oriented Modeling of All-Solid-State Batteries Using Physics-Based Equivalent Circuits

Yang Li, Torsten Wik, Changjun Xie et al
IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification. Vol. 8 (2), p. 2080-2092
Journal article
2022

Offline and Online Blended Machine Learning for Lithium-Ion Battery Health State Estimation

Chengqi She, Yang Li, Changfu Zou et al
IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification. Vol. 8 (2), p. 1604-1618
Journal article
2022

A study on energy distribution strategy of electric vehicle hybrid energy storage system considering driving style based on real urban driving data

Lin Hu, Qingtao Tian, Changfu Zou et al
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. Vol. 162
Journal article
2022

Model Order Reduction Techniques for Physics-Based Lithium-ion Battery Management: A Survey

Yang Li, Dulmini Karunathilake, D. Mahinda Vilathgamuwa et al
IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine. Vol. 16 (3), p. 36-51
Journal article
2022

Fast charging control of Lithium-ion batteries: Effects of input, model, and parameter uncertainties

Yao Cai, Changfu Zou, Yang Li et al
2022 European Control Conference (ECC), p. 1647-1653
Paper in proceeding
2021

Constrained Ensemble Kalman Filter for Distributed Electrochemical State Estimation of Lithium-Ion Batteries

Yang Li, Binyu Xiong, D. Mahinda Vilathgamuwa et al
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. Vol. 17 (1), p. 240-250
Journal article
2021

Active Balancing of Lithium-Ion Batteries Using Graph Theory and A-Star Search Algorithm

Guangzhong Dong, Fangfang Yang, Kwok-Leung Tsui et al
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. Vol. 17 (4), p. 2587-2599
Journal article
2021

Electrochemical Model-Based Fast Charging: Physical Constraint-Triggered PI Control

Yang Li, D. Mahinda Vilathgamuwa, Evelina Wikner et al
IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion. Vol. 36 (4), p. 3208-3220
Journal article
2021

Optimization and economic analysis of distributed photovoltaic-energy storage system under dynamic electricity price

He Jia, Jinqing Peng, Nianping Li et al
Taiyangneng Xuebao/Acta Energiae Solaris Sinica. Vol. 42 (5), p. 187-193
Journal article
2020

Run-to-Run Control for Active Balancing of Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery Packs

Xiaopeng Tang, Changfu Zou, Torsten Wik et al
IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. Vol. 35 (2), p. 1499-1512
Journal article
2020

Cell Balancing Control for Lithium-Ion Battery Packs: A Hierarchical Optimal Approach

Quan Ouyang, Weiji Han, Changfu Zou et al
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. Vol. 16 (8), p. 5065-5075
Journal article
2020

Guest Editorial: Traffic Theory and Modelling in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data-Selected Papers from World Congress for Transport Research (WCTR) 2019

Sheng Jin, Yadan Yan, Xiaobo Qu et al
IET Intelligent Transport Systems. Vol. 14 (7), p. 637-638
Other text in scientific journal
2020

Novel Mesoscale Electrothermal Modeling for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Yi Xie, Wei Li, Xiaosong Hu et al
IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. Vol. 35 (3), p. 2595-2614
Journal article
2020

Guest Editorial: Special Section on Advanced Informatics for Energy Storage Systems in Electrified Vehicles and Smart Grids

Xiaosong Hu, S. Onori, D. A. Howey et al
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. Vol. 16 (5), p. 3330-3334
Other text in scientific journal
2020

Next-Generation Battery Management Systems: Dynamic Reconfiguration

Weiji Han, Torsten Wik, Anton Kersten et al
IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine. Vol. 14 (4), p. 20-31
Journal article
2020

Cost-optimal energy management of hybrid electric vehicles using fuel cell/battery health-aware predictive control

Xiaosong Hu, Changfu Zou, Xiaolin Tang et al
IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. Vol. 35 (1), p. 382-392
Journal article
2019

Estimation of Cell SOC Evolution and System Performance in Module-based Battery Charge Equalization Systems

Weiji Han, Changfu Zou, Chen Zhou et al
IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Vol. 10 (5), p. 4717-4728
Journal article
2019

Near-Fastest Battery Balancing by Cell/Module Reconfiguration

Weiji Han, Changfu Zou, Liang Zhang et al
IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Vol. 10 (6), p. 6954-6964
Journal article
2019

A novel framework for Lithium-ion battery modeling considering uncertainties of temperature and aging

Xiaopeng Tang, Yujie Wang, Changfu Zou et al
Energy Conversion and Management. Vol. 180, p. 162-170
Journal article
2019

Dynamic modeling and coordinate control for an engine-generator set

Wei Zhou, Changfu Zou, Junqiu Li et al
Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, p. 1015-1033
Book chapter
2019

Predicting battery aging trajectory via a migrated aging model and Bayesian Monte Carlo method

Xiaopeng Tang, Ke Yao, Changfu Zou et al
Energy Procedia. Vol. 158 (2019), p. 2456-2461
Paper in proceeding
2019

Aging trajectory prediction for lithium-ion batteries via model migration and Bayesian Monte Carlo method

Xiaopeng Tang, Changfu Zou, Ke Yao et al
Applied Energy. Vol. 254
Journal article
2019

Load-responsive model switching estimation for state of charge of lithium-ion batteries

Xiaopeng Tang, Furong Gao, Changfu Zou et al
Applied Energy. Vol. 238, p. 423-434
Journal article
2019

State-of-health estimation for Li-ion batteries by combing the incremental capacity analysis method with grey relational analysis

Xiaoyu Li, Zhenpo Wang, Lei Zhang et al
Journal of Power Sources. Vol. 410-411, p. 106-114
Journal article
2019

Model-based state of charge estimation algorithms under various current patterns

Shi Li, Changfu Zou, Mirco Küpper et al
Energy Procedia. Vol. 158, p. 2806-2811
Paper in proceeding
2019

Kalman filter for adaptive learning of two-dimensional look-up tables applied to OCV-curves for aged battery cells

Anton Klintberg, Changfu Zou, B. Fridholm et al
Control Engineering Practice. Vol. 84, p. 230-237
Journal article
2019

Advanced Vehicle State Monitoring: Evaluating Moving Horizon Estimators and Unscented Kalman Filter

Wenliang Zhang, Zhenpo Wang, Changfu Zou et al
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. Vol. 68 (6), p. 5430-5442
Journal article
2018

Random forest regression for online capacity estimation of lithium-ion batteries

Yi Li, Changfu Zou, Maitane Berecibar et al
Applied Energy. Vol. 232, p. 197-210
Journal article
2018

Real-time monitoring of capacity loss for vanadium redox flow battery

Zhongbao Wei, Arjun Bhattarai, Changfu Zou et al
Journal of Power Sources. Vol. 390, p. 261-269
Journal article
2018

Comparative study of methods for integrated model identification and state of charge estimation of lithium-ion battery

Zhongbao Wei, Jiyun Zhao, Changfu Zou et al
Journal of Power Sources. Vol. 402, p. 189-197
Journal article
2018

A review of fractional-order techniques applied to lithium-ion batteries, lead-acid batteries, and supercapacitors

Changfu Zou, Lei Zhang, Xiaosong Hu et al
Journal of Power Sources. Vol. 390, p. 286-296
Review article
2018

A Novel Multi-scale Co-estimation Framework of State of Charge, State of Health, and State of Power for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Xiaosong Hu, Haifu Jiang, Fei Feng et al
JOINT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENERGY, ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT ICEEE 2018 AND ELECTRIC AND INTELLIGENT VEHICLES ICEIV 2018
Paper in proceeding
2018

Model Predictive Control for Lithium-Ion Battery Optimal Charging

Changfu Zou, Chris Manzie, Dragan Nesic
IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. Vol. 23 (2), p. 947-957
Journal article
2018

Co-Estimation of State of Charge and State of Health for Lithium-Ion Batteries Based on Fractional-Order Calculus

Xiaosong Hu, Hao Yuan, Changfu Zou et al
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. Vol. 67 (11), p. 10319-10329
Journal article
2018

Charging pattern optimization for lithium-ion batteries with an electrothermal-aging model

Kailong Liu, Changfu Zou, Kang Li et al
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. Vol. 14 (12), p. 5463-5474
Journal article
2018

Electrochemical estimation and control for lithium-ion battery health-aware fast charging

Changfu Zou, Xiaosong Hu, Zhongbao Wei et al
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. Vol. 65 (8), p. 6635-6645
Journal article
2018

Online model identification and state-of-charge estimate for lithium-ion battery with a recursive total least squares-based observer

Zhongbao Wei, Changfu Zou, Feng Leng et al
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. Vol. 65 (2), p. 1336-1346
Journal article
2018

Nonlinear fractional-order model based battery state estimation with guaranteed robustness and stability

Changfu Zou, Xiaosong Hu, Satadru Dey et al
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. Vol. 65 (7), p. 5951-5961
Journal article
2018

Power capability prediction for lithium-ion batteries using economic nonlinear model predictive control

Changfu Zou, Anton Klintberg, Zhongbao Wei et al
Journal of Power Sources. Vol. 396, p. 580-589
Journal article
2018

A fast estimation algorithm for lithium-ion battery state of health

Xiaopeng Tang, Changfu Zou, Ke Yao et al
Journal of Power Sources. Vol. 396, p. 453-458
Journal article
2017

Technological Developments in Batteries: A Survey of Principal Roles, Types, and Management Needs

Xiaosong Hu, Changfu Zou, Caiping Zhang et al
IEEE Power and Energy Magazine. Vol. 15 (5), p. 20-31
Review article
2017

Electrothermal dynamics-conscious lithium-ion battery cell-level charging management via state-monitored predictive control

Changfu Zou, Xiaosong Hu, Zhongbao Wei et al
Energy. Vol. 141, p. 250-259
Journal article
2016

Multi-time-scale observer design for state-of-charge and state-of-health of a lithium-ion battery

Changfu Zou, Chris Manzie, Dragan Nesic et al
Journal of Power Sources. Vol. 335, p. 121-130
Journal article
2016

A framework for simplification of PDE-based lithium-ion battery models

Changfu Zou, Chris Manzie, Dragan Nesic
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. Vol. 24 (5), p. 1594-1609
Journal article

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Showing 14 research projects

2022–2024

User behaviour informed learning and intelligent control for charging of vehicle battery packs

Changfu Zou Automatic Control
Quan Ouyang Automatic Control
European Commission (EC)

2021–2021

Electrochemical model parameter identification for health-aware battery management

Yang Li Automatic Control
Evelina Wikner Electrical Machines and Power Electronics
Changfu Zou Automatic Control
Torsten Wik Automatic Control
Chalmers

2021–2023

AI-cloud-based Vehicle Management Strategies for Electrified Vehicles

Kun Gao Transportgruppen
Jiaming Wu GeoEngineering
Xiaobo Qu Transportgruppen
Changfu Zou Automatic Control
Jelena Andric Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Chalmers AI Research Centre (CHAIR)

2020–2022

Lithium-ion battery control for faster charging and longer life

Yang Li Automatic Control
Changfu Zou Automatic Control
European Commission (EC)

3 publications exist
2020–2023

Data driven battery aging prediction

Changfu Zou Automatic Control
Yizhou Zhang Automatic Control
Torsten Wik Automatic Control
Swedish Energy Agency

1 publication exists
2020–2021

Energy optimisation and control of autonomous electric vehicles

Changfu Zou Automatic Control
Xiaobo Qu GeoEngineering
Mingyang Pei Automatic Control
Chalmers

2020–2023

Battery control via adaptive modeling and predictive control

Changfu Zou Automatic Control
Torsten Wik Automatic Control
Swedish Research Council (VR)

2 publications exist
2020–2023

BattVolt - Battery control with dynamic reconfiguration and controllable voltage

Torsten Wik Automatic Control
Albert Skegro Automatic Control
Changfu Zou Automatic Control
Mistra Innovation
Chalmers

2020–2022

Dynamic reconfiguration of vehicle battery systems

Torsten Wik Automatic Control
Changfu Zou Automatic Control
Yujing Liu Electrical Machines and Power Electronics
Xiaoliang Huang Electrical Machines and Power Electronics
Chalmers

2019–2022

Holistic and integrated emergency management technology & equipment in the event of traffic accidents

Kun Gao GeoEngineering
Xiaobo Qu GeoEngineering
Jiaming Wu GeoEngineering
Ziling Zeng GeoEngineering
Ivana Tasic GeoEngineering
Jie Zhu GeoEngineering
Changfu Zou Automatic Control
Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology
VINNOVA

3 publications exist
2019–2021

Optimal control of intelligent electric vehicles for a fossil free, safe and efficient transport system

Xiaobo Qu GeoEngineering
Changfu Zou Automatic Control
Chalmers Library

2018–2019

Optimal usage of vehicle battery by multi-scale modelling

Patrik Johansson Condensed Matter Physics
Torsten Wik Automatic Control
Changfu Zou Automatic Control
Swedish Electromobility Centre
Chalmers

2017–2019

Battery Management

Torsten Wik Automatic Control
Changfu Zou Automatic Control
Anton Klintberg Automatic Control
Patrik Johansson Condensed Matter Physics
Chalmers

2017–2022

More efficient and health conscious usage of lithium ion batteries by adaptive modeling

Torsten Wik Automatic Control
Patrik Johansson Materials Physics
Lukas Wikander Automatic Control
Changfu Zou Automatic Control
Swedish Energy Agency

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