Prof./Dr. Dazi Li

Office Address

Room 507, Science and Technology Building

Mailing Address

Mail Box 4, No. 15 Beisanhuan East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100029, P.R. China




Research Interests

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Fractional Calculus System
Advanced Process Control
Complex System Modeling and Optimization

Working/Education Experience

2000-2004 Ph.D, Department of Electric and Electronic Systems, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
1992-1995 M.S. , Department of Automation, Beijing University of chemical Technology, Beijing, China.
1988-1992 B.S. , Department of Automation, Beijing University of chemical Technology, Beijing, China.

Teaching Courses

Automation Introduction
Process Control Engineering
Advanced Process Control Experiments


01/2016~12/2019: National Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 61573052): Research on Data-Driven Reinforcement Learning Control For Complex Dynamical Systems
05/2014~06/2013: Chinese Chemical Information Center: Software Development of Data Mining based ERP Analysis and Decision Making


[1] Tianheng Song, Dazi Li*, Kotaro Hirasawa, Kernel-based Least Squares Temporal Difference with Gradient Correction, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, In press, 2015.
[2]  Dazi Li*, Lang Liu, Qibing Jin, Kotaro Hirasawa, Maximum Sensitivity Based Fractional IMC-PID Controller Design for Non-integer Order System with Time Delay, Journal of Process Control, 31 (4), 17-29(2015).
[3]  Dazi Li*, Chong Li, Qibing Jin, Zhiqiang Gao, On active disturbance rejection in temperature regulation of the proton exchange membrane fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, 283(1), 452-463(2015)
[4]  Dazi Li*, Qianwen Xie, Qibing Jin. Qusi-linear Extreme Learning Machine Model Based Internal Model Control for Nonlinear Process, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol.2015, Article ID 181389, 2015.
[5]  LI Quan-shan, LI Da-zi*, CAO Liu-lin, Modeling and optimum operating conditions for FCCU using artificial neural network, Journal of Central South University, 22,1342-1349 (2015).
[6]  Dazi Li*, Yadi Yu, Qibing Jin, Zhiqiang Gao, Maximum Power Efficiency Operation and Generalized Predictive Control of PEM (proton exchange membrane) fuel cell, Energy, 68: 210-217(2014).
[7]  Dazi Li*, Zheng Li, Zhiqiang Gao, Qibing Jin, Active Disturbance Rejection Based High-Precision Temperature Control of a Semi-Batch Emulsion Polymerization Reactor. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 53(8), pp. 3210-3221(2014).
[8]  Dazi Li*, Li Qian, Qibing Jin, Tianwei Tan, Reinforcement learning control with adaptive gain for a Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation process , Applied Soft Computing, December, 11(8): 4488-4495(2011) .
[9]  Dazi Li*, Fanyou. Zeng, Qibing Jin, Lideng Pan, Applications of IMC based PID controller tuning in atmospheric and vacuum distillation unit, Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications,10(5): 2729-2739 (2009).
[10] Liulin Cao, Dazi Li*, Chunyun Zhang and Haiyan Wu, Control and Modelling of Temperature Distribution in a Tubular Polymerization Process, Computers & Chemical Engineering, 31( 11): 1516-1524 (2007).