motor and motion-control lab

At m&m lab, we are interested in electric machines, maglev drives and robotics.

Lab members are encouraged to design and build things with the principal investigator (PI), covering electronic design, electromagnetic design, mechanical design, and observer/controller design.

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Chen, Jiahao 陈 嘉豪

Chen, Jiahao 陈 嘉豪

Assistant Professor

ShanghaiTech University

Biography of the PI

Since December 2022, Dr. Chen has been a tenure-track Assistant Professor with School of Information Science and Technology (SIST). He is the director of m&m lab and teaches undergraduate course “Introduction to Control” and graduate course “Electric Motor and Motion Control”. Before joining ShanghaiTech University, he has worked at University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA during 2018–2019 and Nanyang Technoglogical University, Singapore during 2020–2022. Dr. Chen has been sharing his codes for sensorless motor control simulation and bearingless motor optimization since 2019.

Download his Curriculum Vitae .

  • Bipedal robot
  • Maglev and bearingless motor
  • Direct drive technology
  • Nonlinear control system
  • Lightweight robot arm
  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, 2019

    Zhejiang University, China

  • B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, 2014

    Zhejiang University, China


EE160 introduction to control
Introduce the control theory as per my personal tastes.
EE275 electric motor and motion control
Modeling and control of ac machines. Students are gonna get their hands dirty by learning programming along the way.


[Graduate] We are now full for year 2024 candidates.

[Undergraduate] If you are a student on campus please feel free to shoot me an email if interested in m&m lab.