Prof. Yang Tang
East China University of Science and Technology, China
Biography: Dr. Yang Tang is now a Professor at Department of Automation, and the Key Laboratory of Smart Manufacturing in Energy Chemical Process, Ministry of Education, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China. He was a Research Associate with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, from 2008 to 2010. From 2011 to 2015, he conducted his postdoctoral research with the Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany, and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Potsdam, Germany. Since 2015, he has been a Professor with the East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China. He has published over 100 refereed papers in international journals such as Nature Communications, Patterns (Cell Press), Automatica, IEEE Transactions, SIAM Journals and APS journals (including more than 20 papers in IEEE TAC and Automatica). His current research interests include multi-agent systems/complex networks, cyber-physical systems, artificial intelligence, autonomous systems, hybrid dynamical systems, and their applications. Dr. Tang was a recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship in 2011 and he got the National Young Distinguished Professor and National Distinguished in 2015 and 2020, respectively. He is a Senior Board Member of Scientific Reports, an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence, IEEE Systems Journal and Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (IFAC Journal), etc. He is also a Leading Guest Editor for several special issues in IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, CHAOS, the Journal of the Franklin Institute. He is now a Senior member of IEEE, a Vice Chair of Technical Committee on Big Data, Chinese Association of Automation (CAA), a technical committee of Complex Systems and Complex Networks (CSIAM, China) and a member of Young Working Committee in Chinese Association of Automation.
Prof. Jingtao Lei
Shanghai University, China
Biography: Jingtao Lei, received her Ph. D degree from the Beihang University in 2007, and as a postdoc at the Robotics Institute, Beihang University for two years. She joined the School of Mechantronic Engineering and Automation, Shanghai University in 2009. She has been a Professor of Mechatronic Engineering since Mar. 2018, and as a visiting scholar at The University of Sheffield, UK since Dec.2015 for one year. Her research directions include bionic robots, medical robots, rehabilitation robots and robot modular technology, etc. and has undertaken the national and ISO standards related to robotics.
Prof. Lei has led more than projects, including the National 863 Program, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the National Key R&D Program of China, etc. She has published more than 80 papers, and more than 20 invention patents have been authorized. She won the second prize of Shanghai Technological Invention Award.
Prof. Ping He
Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Biography: Ping He received the DOUTOR em ENGENHARIA ELECTROMECANICA from the Universidade de Macau, Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macao. From 2015 to 2021, he had successively served as an Associate Professor, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, and a Professor for many institutions. He is currently a Professor with Huazhong Agricultural University, China. His research interests include smart agricultural robot, automation, and control engineering. Dr. He serves as as associate editor and member of the editorial boards of many international journals. He has also served as members of organizing and technical committees of many international conferences. He is also a Reviewer Member for Mathematical Reviews of the American Mathematical Society.
Assoc. Prof. Chao Ma
University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
Biography: Dr.Chao Ma obtained the PhD in Control Science and Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology in 2015. His current research interests include intelligent robotic systems, swarm intelligence systems and hybrid systems. He presided 1 National Natural Science Foundation of China and 2 Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities. He also participated in 2 key programs of National Natural Science Foundation of China. He has published over 20 SCI/EI papers.
Dr. Zhan Li
Swansea University, UK
Biography: Dr. Zhan Li is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science, Swansea University, U.K. He received his PhD degree from INRIA/University of Montpellier, France. Dr Zhan Li' main interests include AI, robotics, intelligent control and rehabilitation engineering. He is an Editorial Board Member of PLOS One, the Guest Editor of Frontiers in Neurorobotics, Frontiers in Neuroscience and Journal of Healthcare Engineering, and serves as IEEE RAS Technical Committee Member on Collaborative Automation for Flexible Manufacturing.