Stanford, CA 94305, USA
E-mail: zhengwen [@] stanford [DOT] edu
Approximate dynamic programming and reinforcement learning
Petroleum reservoir production optimization
Dynamic systems and control
B. Van Roy and Z. Wen, "Efficient Reinforcement Learning with Compact Value Function Approximations", to be submitted to Operations Research.
Z. Wen, H. R. Maei and D. O'Neill, "Optimal Demand Response Using Device Based Reinforcement Learning", to be submitted to IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.
Z. Wen, B. Kveton, B. Eriksson and S. Bhamidipati, "Sequential Bayesian Search", accepted by ICML 2013.
Z. Wen, L. J. Durlofsky, B. Van Roy, K. Aziz, "Approximate Dynamic Programming for Optimizing Oil Production", Chapter 25 in Reinforcement Learning and Approximate Dynamic Programming for Feedback Control, edited by F. L. Lewis and D. Liu, Wiley-IEEE Press, 2012.
Z. Wen, L. J. Durlofsky, B. Van Roy, K. Aziz, "Use of Approximate Dynamic Programming for Production Optimization", SPE Proceedings, 2011.
Z. Wen, S. Roy and A. Saberi, "On the Dynamic Response of a Saturating Static-Feedback-Controlled Single Integrator Driven by White Noise", IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 959-965, April 2010.
Z. Wen, S. Roy and A. Saberi, "On the Disturbance Response and External Stability of a Saturating Static-Feedback-Controlled Double Integrator ", Automatica, vol. 44, pp. 2191-2196, August 2008.
Teaching assistant for:
Dynamic Programming and Stochastic Control (MS&E 351), Fall 2012, Stanford University.
Approximate Dynamic Programming (MS&E 339), Fall 2009, Stanford University.
Linear Systems (EE 501), Introduction to Control Systems (EE 489), Circuits (EE 321), 2005-2007, Washington State University.
BE, Electrical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, July 2005.
Undergraduate exchange student, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2004.
Research intern, Technicolor Research Lab, Palo Alto, CA, 2012.
ST Microelectronics Stanford Graduate Fellowship, Stanford University, 2008-2012.
Outstanding MS Graduate Student, Washington State University, May 2007.
Outstanding Scholarship, Harbin Institute of Technology, 2002.