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Yu Zhang

Technical University of Munich

Informatics 6 - Chair of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Real-time Systems (Prof. Knoll)

Postal address

Boltzmannstr. 3
85748 Garching b. München

Curriculum Vitae

Yu Zhang joined the Chair of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Real-time Systems in 2022 as a doctoral candidate under the supervision of Prof. Alois Knoll. Before that, he received his M.Eng. degree from the University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) under the supervision of Prof. Wei He.  His current research interests include

  • Algorithms for Multiple Dynamic/Static Obstacle Avoidance
  • Perception algorithm under low-light conditions
  • Multi-robot Collaboration

Thesis topics

  • Topic 1: Algorithms for Multiple Dynamic/Static Obstacle Avoidance (Autonomous Driving or Robot Manipulators)
  • Topic 2: Multi-robot cooperation 
  • Topic 3: Obstacle perception algorithm under low-light conditions
  • Topic 4: Algorithm for robotic arm object recognition and grasping under low-light conditions
  • If you are interested in these thesis topics, please send email me your background and skills



  • Yu Zhang, Guangyao Tian, Long Wen, Xiangtong Yao, Liding Zhang, Zhenshan Bing, Wei He, and Alois Knoll: Online Efficient Safety-Critical Control for Mobile Robots in Unknown Dynamic Multi-Obstacle Environments. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2024 mehr… BibTeX
  • Yu Zhang, Long Wen, Xiangtong Yao, Zhenshan Bing, Linghuan Kong, Wei He, Alois Knoll: Real-Time Adaptive Safety-Critical Control with Gaussian Processes in High-Order Uncertain Models. 2024 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2024 mehr… BibTeX


  • Yu Zhang; Linghuan Kong; Shuang Zhang; Xinbo Yu; Yu Liu: Improved Sliding Mode Control for a Robotic Manipulator With Input Deadzone and Deferred Constraint. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, 2023 mehr… BibTeX


  • Yu Zhang, Linghuan Kong, Shuang Zhang, Xinbo Yu, Pengxin Yang: Tracking control of a robotic system with deferred constraints and actuator faults. IET Control Theory & Applications, 2021 mehr… BibTeX
  • Yu Zhang; Yifan Wu; Linghuan Kong; Yinsong Ma; Wei He: Tracking Control for a Robotic Manipulator under Constraint Violation during Operation and Unknown Initial Conditions. 2021 6th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics (ICARM), 2021 mehr… BibTeX


  • Brendel, Wieland; Rauber, Jonas; Kurakin, Alexey; Papernot, Nicolas; Veliqi, Behar; Mohanty, Sharada P.; Laurent, Florian; Salathé, Marcel; Bethge, Matthias; Yu, Yaodong; Zhang, Hongyang; Xu, Susu; Zhang, Hongbao; Xie, Pengtao; Xing, Eric P.; Brunner, Thomas; Diehl, Frederik; Rony, Jérôme; Hafemann, Luiz Gustavo; Cheng, Shuyu; Dong, Yinpeng; Ning, Xuefei; Li, Wenshuo; Wang, Yu: Adversarial Vision Challenge. In: Escalera, Sergio; Herbrich, Ralf (Hrsg.): The NeurIPS '18 Competition. Springer International Publishing, 2020, 129-153 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI ) Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Chen, Guang and Hou, Jing and Dong, Jinhu and Li, Zhijun and Gu, Shangding and Zhang, Bo and Yu, Junwei and Knoll, Alois: Multi-Objective Scheduling Strategy with Genetic Algorithm and Time Enhanced A* Planning for Autonomous Parking Robotics in High-Density Unmanned Parking Lots. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 2020 mehr… BibTeX Volltext (mediaTUM)
  • Yu Zhang; Linghuan Kong; Pengxin Yang; Shuo Yuan; Shuang Zhang: Tracking Control of a Robotic System with Initial Constraint Violation and Actuator Faults. 2020 35th Youth Academic Annual Conference of Chinese Association of Automation (YAC), 2020 mehr… BibTeX