Prof. JING, Xingjian


  • Ph.D., The University of Sheffield
  • Ph.D., Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • M.S., Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • B.S., Zhejiang University
(+852) 3442-9554
Research Interests
  • Nonlinear Vibration and Control
  • Nonlinear Dynamics and Control
  • Robotics and Control
  • Nonlinear Systems: Analysis, Design, and Identification
  • Bio-inspired Approach

Prof. JING received his B.S. degree from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, M.S. degree and PhD degree in Robotics from Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China, respectively. Thereafter, he received a PhD degree in nonlinear systems and signal processing from the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, U.K. His current research interests are generally related to Nonlinear Dynamics, Vibration, and Control focusing on theory and methods for employing nonlinear benefits in engineering, including nonlinear frequency domain methods, nonlinear system identification or signal processing, vibration control, robust control, sensor technology, energy harvesting, nonlinear fault diagnosis or information processing, bio-inspired systems and methods, bio-inspired robotics and control etc.

Professional Experience
  • Dec 2021 - Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
  • Jul 2015 - Dec 2021 Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Nov 2009 - Jun 2015 Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Aug 2008 - Nov 2009, Research Fellow, Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton.
Honors and Awards
  • 2019 The HKIE Outstanding Paper Award for Young Engineers/Researchers 2019
  • 2017 The 1st Prize Award Winner for Construction Safety in the Hong Kong CIC Construction Innovation Award
  • 2017 EASD Senior Research Prize in Europe
  • 2017 US TechConnect Innovation Award
  • 2016 IEEE SMC Andrew P. Sage Best Transactions Paper Award
  • 2005-2008 EPSRC-Hutchison Whampoa Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Award
  • 2005 Outstanding Paper Award in Science and Tech Association of Liaoning Province
  • 2004 Outstanding CAS President Award
  • 2001 "Liu Yong Ling" Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Y Chai, X Jing, Y Guo, A compact X-shaped mechanism based 3-DOF anti-vibration unit with enhanced tunable QZS property, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 168, 108651, 2022
  • MAA Abdelkareem, R Zhang, X Jing, X Wang, MKA Ali, Characterization and implementation of a double-sided arm-toothed indirect-drive rotary electromagnetic energy-harvesting shock absorber in a full semi-trailer truck suspension, Energy 239, 121976, 2022
  • Q Li, M Liao, X Jing, Transmissibility function-based fault diagnosis methods for beam-like engineering structures: a review of theory and properties, Nonlinear Dynamics 106 (3), 2131-2163, 2021
  • X Jing, Y Chai, X Chao, J Bian, In-situ adjustable nonlinear passive stiffness using X-shaped mechanisms, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 108267, 2021
  • HT Li, H Ding, X Jing, WY Qin, LQ Chen, Improving the performance of a tri-stable energy harvester with a staircase-shaped potential well, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 159, 107805, 2021
  • X Feng, X Jing, Y Guo, Vibration Isolation With Passive Linkage Mechanisms, Nonlinear Dynamics, 1-37, 2021
  • M Li, X Jing, A bistable X-structured electromagnetic wave energy converter with a novel mechanical-motion-rectifier: Design, analysis, and experimental tests, Energy Conversion and Management 244, 114466, 2021
  • Y Tian, X Jing, A Novel Bio-Inspired Polygon-Shaped Passive Vibration Isolator, The International Conference on Applied Nonlinear Dynamics, Vibration and Control, Zhuhai, China, 2021
  • Q Liu, J Cao, F Hu, D Li, X Jing, Z Hou, Parameter identification of nonlinear bistable piezoelectric structures by two-stage subspace method, Nonlinear Dynamics 105 (3), 2157-2172, 2021
  • J Bian, X Jing, A nonlinear X-shaped structure based tuned mass damper with multi-variable optimization (X-absorber), Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation 99, 105829, 2, 2021
  • M Zhang, X Jing, Switching logic-based saturated tracking control for active suspension systems based on disturbance observer and bioinspired X-dynamics, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 155, 107611, 2021
  • D Guan, N Yang, J Lai, MFF Siu, X Jing, CK Lau, Kinematic modeling and constraint analysis for robotic excavator operations in piling construction, Automation in Construction 126, 103666, 2021
  • G Jiang, Y Wang, F Li, X Jing, An integrated nonlinear passive vibration control system and its vibration reduction properties, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 116231, 2021
  • M Zhang, X Jing, Energy-Saving Robust Saturated Control for Active Suspension Systems via Employing Beneficial Nonlinearity and Disturbance, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 2021
  • M Zhang, X Jing, Adaptive Neural Network Tracking Control for Double-Pendulum Tower Crane Systems With Nonideal Inputs, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 2021
  • Q Li, X Jing, A novel second-order output spectrum based local tuning method for locating bolt-loosening faults, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 147, 107104, 2021
Book Publications
  • Jing, X.J., Ding H. & Wang JQ, Advances in Applied Nonlinear Dynamics, Vibration and Control 2021, Springer, 2021
  • Jing, X. J., & Vakakis, A. F. (Special Issue). Exploring nonlinear benefits in engineering. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 125:1-3, 15, June 2019,
  • Jing X.J. and Lang Z.Q., Frequency Domain Analysis and Design of Nonlinear Systems Based on Volterra Series Expansion --- A Parametric Characteristic Approach; XJ Jing and ZQ Lang, Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2015, XV, 331p.ISBN: 978-3-319-12390-5, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-12391-2;
  • Xingjian Jing (Editor and Chapter 10), Mobile Robots Motion Planning---New Challenges, In-Tech, Vienna, Austria, ISBN: 978-953-7619-01-5, 2008, (downloaded 5345 times by Feb 2013)
  • 2024-, Topic Associate Editor of Nonlinear Dynamics
  • 2022-, Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Systems Man Cybernetics-Systems
  • 2021-, Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
  • 2021-, Specialty Chief Editor on Vibration Systems of Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering
  • 2016-, Associate Editor of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing
  • 2015-2020, Technical Editor of IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics