Z. Qu, et al, "Scalable/Secure Cooperative Algorithms and Framework for Extremely-high Penetration Solar Integration (SolarExPert)," ENERGISE (ENabling Extreme Real-time Grid Integration of Solar Energy) program, US Department of Energy, award number # DE-EE0007998, $2M, 2017-2020. (Project website)
Z. Qu, M. Simaan, and M. Yuksel, "GPS-Free Cooperative Precision Timing for Large Infrastructure Systems, A Cooperative Network Precision Time Protocol (CN-PTP)," Department of Homeland Security, a subcontract of DHS project awarded to Coleman Aerospace and UCF, 2017-2019.
K. C. Chen and Z. Qu, "Resilience and Mission Assurance of Intelligent Machines for Secure Internet of Things," $50,000, Florida Center for Cybersecurity’s (FC²), 2017-2018.
Z. Qu, "Microgrid control testbed," Texas Instruments, $50K, 2016-2017.
Z. Qu, "An Intelligent Medical Robotic Device," AVRA Medical Robotics Inc. and FHTC, $297K, 2016-2017.
Z. Qu, W. Sun, et al, "Strategic Expansion to Achieve DoE GEARED Goals," EERE STEP Program, Department of Energy, $1M (plus $250K matching funds), 2016-2018.
Z. Qu, Electric Power Markets, Case Studies, and Energy Management System, Leidos and FHTC, $40,000, 2014-2015.
Z. Qu (PI and Director of FEEDER Center) , ``The FEEDER (Foundations for Engineering Education for Distributed Energy Resources) Consortium," one of the 4 national-network centers funded under Grid Engineering for Accelerated Renewable Energy Deployment (GEARED) program, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, US Department of Energy, award # DE-EE0006340, $3.2 million (plus industry and other match totaling $1.65 million), 2013-2018. (Project website)
D. Block, Z. Qu, and O. Tatari, Electric Vehicle Transportation Center, a Tier-1 University Transportation Center, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, US Department of Transportation, $1.4M/year, 2013-2018. (Project website)
Z. Qu, K. Lin and Y. Xu, "Oil Extraction by Electromagnetic Heating," Harris Corporation, $20,000, 2013-2014.
Z. Qu, "Novel Guidance and Control Algorithms for Missile Defense Systems," L-3 Communications Coleman Aerospace and FHTC, $400,000, 2013-2015.
Z. Qu and M. Simaan, "Self-organizing Control and Scalable Game-theoretical Dispatch of Distributed Generations for High-Penetration Smart Grids," National Science Foundation, $331,662, 2013-2016. (Project website)
Z. Qu, Y. Xu and M. Illie, "Power Generation buoys and deep-sea monitoring system," Harris Corporation and FHTC, $30,000, 2011-2013.
Z. Qu, "Modeling and Control of Unmanned Air Vehicles," L-3 Communications Link and FHTC, $20,000, 2012.
Z. Qu, "Distributed Control, Optimization and Energy Management for SEGIS," DOE Solar Energy Grid Integration Systems (SEGIS) Phase-III and Petra Solar, $240,000, 2011-2014.
Z. Qu, "Distributed Control, Optimization and Energy Management for Solar Energy Grid Integration Systems," FHTC, $80,000, 2011-2012.
Z. Qu, "Modeling and Control of Unmanned Air Vehicles," L-3 Communications and FHTC, $53,332, 2011-2012.
Z. Qu and T. Wilson, "Unmanned Aircraft System Operations in National Air Space: A Feasibility Study at Daytona Beach International Airport," FHTCC, $25,000, 2011-2012.
Z. Qu and C. Hughes, Medical Tele-surgical Robotic System: Tele-operation and visualization, Florida Biomedical Engineering Partnership, State of Florida, $162,500, 2011-2012.