Runze Ding


PhD Candidate, Robotics and Intelligent System Lab


ORCID: 0000-0002-1092-3912

Scopus: 56927642800

Google Scholar: Runze Ding


PhD Candidate, City University of Hong Kong, supervised by Prof.Pakpong CHIRARATTANANON, 2019-present

M.Phil in Aerospace Propulsion Theory and Engineering, 2019
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

B.S in Aircraft Power Engineering, 2015
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics


I am interested in dynamics, control, and estimation in following fields:

  • Aerial Robotics

    • Hybrid Locomotion, Aerodynamics-based Navigation and Collision Avoidance, Proximity Effect.

  • Turbine Propulsion System

Recent Publication

  • [J] Ding, R., Bai, S., Dong, K., Chirarattananon, P. (2023). Aerodynamic Effect for Collision-Free Reactive Navigation of a Small Quadcopter, npj Robotics, under review

  • [J] Ding, R., Jia, H., Chirarattananon, P. (2023). Quadrolltor: A Reconfigurable Quadrotor with Controlled Rolling, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, under review.

  • [J] Ding, R., Hsiao, Y. H., Jia, H., Bai, S., Chirarattananon, P. (2022). Passive wall tracking for a rotorcraft with tilted and ducted propellers using proximity effects. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 7(2), 1581-1588.

  • [J] Jia, H., Bai, S., Ding, R., Shu, J., Deng, Y., Khoo, B. L., Chirarattananon, P. (2022). A quadrotor with a passively reconfig- urable airframe for hybrid terrestrial locomotion. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 27(6), 4741-4751.

  • [J] Bai, S., Ding, R., Chirarattananon, P. (2022). A micro aircraft with passive variable-sweep wings. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 7(2), 4016-4023.