Zoran Gajic

Professor and Graduate Director


Phone:(848) 445-3415
Office:EE 134A
Website: http://www.ece.rutgers.edu/~gajic/index.html


Ph.D. in Systems Science Engineering, Michigan State University
M.S. in Applied Mathematics, Michigan State University
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade



  • Six graduate students supervised by Professor Gajic are now Professors at respected world universities.
  • Editorial Board of five professional journals.
  • Guest Editor for five professional journal special issues.
  • Plenary speaker at three international conferences.
  • Professor Gajic's books were published in three languages, including a translation into Chinese, and a reproduction by Dover Publications.
  • Associate Director of the Rutgers Center for Systems and Controls (SYCON, Director Professor E. Sontag) since 2006.
  • Elected President of the Rutgers AAUP-AFT Faculty Union, New Brunswick Campus, since 2006.
  • A Life Master of the U.S. Chess Federation.
  • A Master of the World Chess Federation.

Research Interests

Power control of wireless networks

Selected Publications

  • T. Nguyen and Z. Gajic, “Solving the Matrix Differential Riccati Equation—A Lyapunov Equation Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 55, 191–194, Jan. 2010.
  • T. Nguyen, W-C. Su, and Z. Gajic, “Output feedback sliding mode control for sampled data systems,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 55, 1684–1689, 2010.
  • T. Nguyen and Z. Gajic, “Finite horizon optimal control of singularly perturbed linear systems: A differential Lyapunov equation approach,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 55, 2148–2152, 2010.
  • S. Koskie, C. Coumarbatchand, Z. Gajic, “Exact slow-fast decomposition of singularly perturbed matrix Riccati differential equations,” Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 216, 1401–1411, 2010.
  • Z. Gajic, M. Krstic, and Z. Lin, “Academic Accomplishments of Professor Hassan H. Khalil,” Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems: Series B, Applications and Algorithms, invited paper, Vol. 17, 785–796, 2010.
  • T. Nguyen, W-C. Su, and Z. Gajic, “Sliding mode control for singularly perturbed systems: Composite control approaches” Dynamics of Continuous, Discrete and Impulsive Systems: Series B, Applications and Algorithms, invited paper, Vol. 17, 1001–1018, 2010.

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