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  1. Z. Liao, P. Stansby, G. Li and E. C. Moreno, "High-Capacity Wave Energy Conversion by Multi-Float, Multi-PTO, Control and Prediction: Generalized State-Space Modelling With Linear Optimal Control and Arbitrary Headings," in IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 2123-2131, Oct. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TSTE.2021.3082510.
  2. Y. Zhang, P. Stansby and G. Li, Non-causal Linear Optimal Control with Adaptive Sliding Mode Observer for Multi-Body Wave Energy Converters, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, accepted, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2020.3012412
  3. W. He, W. Xiang, X. He and G. Li, Boundary vibration control of a floating wind turbine system with mooring lines, Control Engineering Practice, Vol 101, 104423, August 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conengprac.2020.104423
  4. Z. Liao, P. Stansby and G. Li, A generic linear non-causal optimal control framework integrated with wave excitation force prediction for multi-mode wave energy converters with application to M4, Applied Ocean Research, vol. 97, 102056, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apor.2020.102056
  5. Y. Zhang and G. Li*, Robust Excitation Force Estimation and Prediction for Wave Energy Converter M4 Based on Adaptive Sliding-Mode Observer, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol.16(2), pages 1163-1171, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/TII.2019.2941886
  6. S. Zhan, J. Na , G. Li and B. Wang, Adaptive Model Predictive Control of Wave Energy Converters, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol.11(1), pp. 229-238, 2020.  DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2018.2889767
  7. Z. Liao, P. Stansby, G. Li*, Linear non-causal optimal control of an attenuator type wave energy converter M4, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 1278-1286, July 2020.  DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2019.2922782
  8. X. He, W. He, Y. Liu, Y. Wang, G. Li, Y. Wang, Robust Adaptive Control of an Offshore Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion System, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 50, no. 12, pp. 5285-5295, June 2020, doi: 10.1109/TSMC.2018.2870999
  9. Y. Zhang and G. Li, Non-causal Linear Optimal Control of Wave Energy Converters with Enhanced Robustness by Sliding Mode Control, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy,  vol.11(4),  pp. 2201-2209,  2019. DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2019.2952200
  10. S. Zhan, J. Na and G. Li*, Nonlinear Noncausal Optimal Control of Wave Energy Converters via Approximate Dynamic Programming, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol.15(11), pages 6070 - 6079, 2019. DOI: 10.1109/TII.2019.2935236
  11. S. Zhan, G. Li*, C. Bailey, Economic feedback model predictive control of wave energy converters,IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol 67(5), pp. 3932-3943, 2020. DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2019.2922947
  12. S Zhan, G. Li*, J. Na and W. He, Feedback noncausal model predictive control of wave energy converters, Control Engineering Practice, vol 85, pp. 110-120, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conengprac.2018.12.015
  13. J. Na, B. Wang, G. Li*, S. Zhan, and W. He, Nonlinear Constrained Optimal Control of Wave Energy Converters with Adaptive Dynamic Programming, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol 66(10), pp 7904 - 7915, 2019. DOI: 10.1109/TIE.2018.2880728
  14. J. Na, G. Li*, B. Wang, G. Herrmann, S. Zhan, Robust Optimal Control of Wave Energy Converters Based on Adaptive Dynamic Programming, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol.10(2), 961 - 970, 2019. DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2018.2856802
  15. S. Zhan and G. Li*, Linear optimal noncausal control of wave energy converters, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 27(4), pages 1526 - 1536, 2019. DOI: 10.1109/TCST.2018.2812740
  16. L Kong, W He, C Yang, G Li, Z Zhang, Adaptive fuzzy control for a marine vessel with time-varying constraints, IET Control Theory & Applications, vol.12(10), pages 1448 - 1455, 2018. DOI: 10.1049/iet-cta.2017.0757
  17. G. Li. Nonlinear model predictive control of a wave energy converter based on differential flatness parameterisation, International Journal of Control, 90 (1), pp. 68-77, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207179.2015.1088173
  18. G. Li and M. Belmont. Model predictive control of sea wave energy converters - Part I: a convex approach for a single device, Renewable Energy, Volume 69, pages 453-463, 2014. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2014.03.070
  19. G. Li and M. Belmont. Model predictive control of an array of sea wave energy converters - Part II: an array of devices, Renewable Energy, Vol. 68, pages 540-549, 2014.PDF https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2014.02.028
  20. G. Li, G. Weiss, M. Mueller, S. Townley and M. R. Belmont (2012).  Wave energy converter control by wave prediction and dynamic programming. Renewable Energy vol. 48, 392-403. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2012.05.003
  21. Z. Liao, G. Li and P. Stansby, Linear optimal control on a multi-PTO wave energy converter M4 with performance analysis, Developments in Renewable Energies Offshore: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore, RENEW 2020, Lisbon, Portugal, 12-15 October 2020.
  22. Y. Zhang, S. Zhan and G. Li, Model Predictive Control of Wave Energy Converters with Prediction Error Tolerance, IFAC World Congress, 2020.
  23. Y. Zhang and G. Li*, Wave Excitation Force Estimation for Wave Energy Converters Using Adaptive Sliding Mode Observer, American Control Conference, Philadelphia, 2019.
  24. Z. Liao and G. Li*, Energy-maximizing control of pitch type wave energy converter M4, American Control Conference, Philadelphia, 2019.
  25. Y. Zhang, G. Li and W. He, Excitation Force Estimation for Wave Energy Converters Using Super Twisting Observer, the 15th International Conference on Intelligent Unmanned Systems, Beijing, 2019.
  26. S. Zhan, B. Wang, J. Na, G. Li*, Adaptive Optimal Control of Wave Energy Converters, the 11th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Robotics, and Vehicles, Opatija, Croatia, Sep. 10-12, 2018.
  27. Z. Liao, G. Nian,P. Stansby and G. Li*, Control-Oriented Modelling for Wave Energy Converter M4, the 4th Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC 2018), Taipei, Taiwan, Sep. 9-13, 2018.
  28. J. Na, G. Li*, S. Zhan, Online Optimal Control of Wave Energy Converters Via Adaptive Dynamic Programming, American Control Conference, Milwaukee, June, 2018.
  29. Y Song, X He, G Li, W He, C Sun, Vibration control for a floating ocean thermal energy conversion system, the 33rd Youth Academic Annual Conference of Chinese Association of Automation (YAC), 2018.
  30. S. Zhan and G. Li, A reliable optimal controller design method for sea wave energy converters, the 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Cork, Ireland, September, 2017.
  31. S. Zhan, G. Li and W. He, Robust Feedback Model Predictive Control of Sea Wave Energy Converters, the 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control, Toulouse, 2017.
  32. Xiang W., He W., He X., Xu S., Li G., Sun C. Three-Dimensional Vibrations Control Design for a Single Point Mooring Line System with Input Saturation. In: Liu D., Xie S., Li Y., Zhao D., El-Alfy ES. (eds) Neural Information Processing. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10639. Springer, 2017.
  33. S. Zhan, H. Huijberts, J. Na and G. Li, Optimal controller design and constraints analysis of a sea wave energy converter, UKACC, Belfast, 2016.
  34. G. Li, Predictive control of a wave energy converter with wave prediction using differential flatness, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Japan, Dec, 2015.
  35. G. Li, M. R. Belmont. Model Predictive Control of a Sea Wave Energy Converter: A Convex Approach, the 19th IFAC World Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, August, 2014.
  36. G. Li and M. R. Belmont. Model predictive control of wave energy converters, the 10th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Alborg, Denmark, 2013.
  37. G. Weiss, G. Li, M. Mueller, S. Townley, and M. R. Belmont. Optimal control of wave energy converters using deterministic sea wave prediction, The Energy & Materials Research Conference, Torremolinos, Malaga, Spain, June, 2012.