Dr Difan Tang

Postdoctoral Researcher

School of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dr Difan Tang received the B.Eng. degree in Mechanical Engineering and Automation from South China University of Technology, China, in 2006; the M.Sc. degree in Advanced Mechanical Engineering from the University of Sheffield, U.K., in 2007; the M.Eng.Sc. degree in Mechatronics from the University of Adelaide, Australia, in 2012; the Ph.D. degree in Mechatronics from the University of Adelaide, Australia, in 2019.
He was an engineer at ZWCAD Software Co., Ltd. (ZWSOFT), China, from 2008 to 2009, and has been taking up roles in casual teaching support within the School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Adelaide since 2009. As a researcher and an engineer, he specialises in mechatronic/systems engineering and is perusing his research interests in emerging mechatronic systems in the aerospace, mining and healthcare sectors.

  • Active-truss-based morphing wing
  • Virtual stiffness-damping system
  • Robust tracking control via unknown-input estimation and compensation
  • Adaptive, nonlinear and optimal control using neural networks
  • Active suppression of aerofoil flutter
  • Auto Control I
  • Mechatronics IM
  • Mechatronics II
  • Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Phone: 83131394
  • Email: difan.tang@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 4367
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering South, floor 2
  • Room: 2 26b
  • Org Unit: School of Mechanical Engineering

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