Xiaoping ZHENG  Ph.D.

Professor of Process Control

Department of Automation

Room 414, Main Building, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

Tel: +86 (10) 6278 5845 ext 262      Fax: +86 (10) 6278 6911

Email: asean@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn


Ph. D. in economics, Sichuan University, China, 2003

Bachelor in Pharmacy, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (CDUTCM), China, 1995

  Working Experience

Professor, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, 2013 -

Professor, Institute of Safety Management, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, 2006-2013

  Expertise and Research Interests

[1] Detection technology and automatic equipment

[2] Large-scale crowd emergency evacuation

  Academic/Social Activities and Memberships

Members of the expert group in emergency management, the State Council of the People's Republic of China

Members of the expert group in chemical safety, State Administration of Work Safety

Members of the expert group, China Security & Protection  Industry Association

Members of the expert group, China Association of Warehouses and storage

   Grants and Contracts / Research Projects

[1] National Program on Key Basic Research Project (973 Program), “Key Scientific Problems of the Whole Telemetry and Early Warning Systems on Hazardous Chemical Accident”, 2011CB706900, Chief Scientist.

[2] National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, ”Public Safety and Emergency Management”, 71225007, Project Leader.

   Honors and Awards

Chief Scientist of 973 Program(2011)

Winner of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (2012)

   Academic Achievements


[1] Accident Prediction Theory and Method(Chinese Edition) by ZHENG Xiaoping and LIU Mengting. Tsinghua University Press,Beijing,China. ISBN 9787302197300 . 272 pages, 2010.

[2] Xiaoping Zheng, Tingkuan Zhong, Mengting Liu. Modeling crowd evacuation of a building based on seven methodological approaches. Building and Environment, Volume 44, Issue 3, March 2009, Pages 437-445.

[3] Xiaoping Zheng, Mengting Liu. An overview of accident forecasting methodologies. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, Volume 22, Issue 4, July 2009, Pages 484-491.

[4] Zheng XP, Liu JQ, Du LJ. The Effect of the Numbers of Emergency Signs for the Emergency Evacuation. International Symposium on Emergency Management (ISEM'09), DEC 12-13, 2009 Chinese Acad Sci, Grad Univ, Beijing, P R CHINA, Pages 471-474.

[5] Zheng XP, Wang XC. The Severity Sort of China's Drug Accident Types. In proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Construction and Risk Management, June 12-14, 2010 Chongqing Jiaotong Univ, Chongqing, P R China. vols I and II, 2010, Pages 566-577.

[6] Zheng Xiaoping, Wang Xiaolu. Study on the Property Rights Exchange Models for Privatization of State-owned Enterprises. 2010 7th International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management (ICSSSM), June, 2010, Pages 526-531.

[7] Xiaoping Zheng, Wei Li, Chao Guan. Simulation of evacuation processes in a square with a partition wall using a cellular automaton model for pedestrian dynamics . Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Volume 389, Issue 11, 1 June 2010, Pages 2177-2188.

[8] Zheng Xiaoping, Sun Jiahui, Cheng Yuan. Analysis of crowd jam in public buildings based on cusp-catastrophe theory. Building and Environment, Volume 45, Issue 8, August 2010, Pages 1755-1761.

[9] Xiaoping Zheng, Zengqiang Chen. Back-calculation of the strength and location of hazardous materials releases using the pattern search method . Journal of Hazardous Materials, Volume 183, Issues 1-3, 15 November 2010, Pages 474-481.

[10] Xiaoping Zheng, Mengting Liu. Forecasting model for pedestrian distribution under emergency evacuation]. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, Volume 95, Issue 11, November 2010, Pages 1186-1192.

[11] Xiaoping Zheng, Jiahui Sun, Tingkuan Zhong. Study on mechanics of crowd jam based on the cusp-catastrophe model. Safety Science, Volume 48, Issue 10, December 2010, Pages 1236-1241.

[12] Xiaoping ZHENG, Lijuan DU, Hongjiang WANG. Research on pedestrian escape route without visibility based on Markov chain model. Front. Chem. Eng. China, Volume 4, Issue 3, 2010, Pages 283–289. DOI 10.1007/s11705-009-0272-8.

[13] Xiaoping ZHENG, Xiaocui WANG, Tingkuan ZHONG. Elements’ important ranking of China drug safety management system: applying the non-structural fuzzy group decision method [J]. Front. Chem. Eng. China, Volume 4, Issue 3, 2010, Pages 290-299. DOI 10.1007/s11705-009-0283-5.

[14] Zheng Xiaoping, Cheng Yuan. Conflict game in evacuation process: a study combining cellular automata model. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications. Volume 390, Issue 6, March 2011, Pages 1042-1050.

[15] Shuang Liu, Zhonghua Xiang, Zan Hu, Xiaoping Zheng and Dapeng Cao. Zeolitic imidazolate framework-8 as a luminescent material for the sensing of metal ions and small molecules . Journal of Materials Chemistry. Volume 21, Issue 18, March 2011, Pages 6649-6653.

[16] Xiaoping Zheng, Zengqiang Chen. Inverse Calculation Approaches for Source Determination in Hazardous Chemical Releases. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, Volume 24, Issue 4, July 2011, Pages 293-301.

[17] Mengting Liu, Xiaoping Zheng, Yuan Cheng. Determining the Effective Distance of Emergency Evacuation Signs [J]. Fire Safety Journal, Volume 46, Issue 6, August 2011, Pages 364-369.

[18] Xiaoping Zheng, Yuan Cheng. Modeling cooperative and competitive behaviors in emergency evacuation: A game-theoretical approach. Computers & Mathematics with Application, Volume 62, Issue 12, December 2011, Pages 4627-4634.

[19] Zhang Heda, Zheng Xiaoping. Characteristics of hazardous chemical accidents in China: A statistical investigation. Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, Volume 25, Issue 4, July 2012, Pages 686–693.

[20] Wang Xiaolu, Zheng Xiaoping, Cheng Yuan. Evacuation assistants: An extended model for determining effective locations and optimal numbers. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Volume 391, Issue 6, 15 March 2012, Pages 2245–2260.