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Keynote Speakers | 大会主讲人

HPCCT2020 Keynote Speakers  
 

Prof. Mengchu Zhou
New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA

Fellow of IEEE, IFAC, AAAS and CAA
周孟初教授, 美国新泽西理工学院

Biography: MengChu Zhou received his B.S. degree in Control Engineering from Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China in 1983, M.S. degree in Automatic Control from Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China in 1986, and Ph. D. degree in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY in 1990. He joined New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ in 1990, and is a Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Director of Discrete-Event Systems Laboratory. His research interests are in intelligent automation, Petri nets, Internet of Things, Web service, workflow, big data, transportation and energy systems. He has over 800 publications including 12 books, 500 journal papers (over 400 in IEEE transactions), and 29 book-chapters. He holds 14 patents and several pending ones.
He is the founding Editor of IEEE Press Book Series on Systems Science and Engineering and Editor-in-Chief of IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica. He served as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, and IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, and Editor of IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering. He served as a Guest-Editor for many journals including IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, and IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing. He is presently Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, and Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering. He was General Chair of IEEE Conf. on Automation Science and Engineering, Washington D.C., August 23-26, 2008, General Co-Chair of 2003 IEEE International Conference on System, Man and Cybernetics (SMC), Washington DC, October 5-8, 2003 and 2019 IEEE International Conference on SMC, Bari, Italy, Oct. 6-9, 2019, Founding General Co-Chair of 2004 IEEE Int. Conf. on Networking, Sensing and Control, Taipei, March 21-23, 2004, and General Chair of 2006 IEEE Int. Conf. on Networking, Sensing and Control, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A. April 23-25, 2006. He was Program Chair of 2010 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, August 4-7, 2010, Xi’an, China, 1998 and 2001 IEEE International Conference on SMC and 1997 IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation. Dr. Zhou has led or participated in over 50 research and education projects with total budget over $12M, funded by National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, NIST, New Jersey Science and Technology Commission, and industry. He was a recipient of Excellence in Research Prize and Medal from NJIT, Humboldt Research Award for US Senior Scientists from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and Franklin V. Taylor Memorial Award and the Norbert Wiener Award from IEEE SMC Society. He has been among most highly cited scholars for years and ranked top one in the field of engineering worldwide in 2012 by Web of Science. He is Fellow of IEEE, International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Chinese Association of Automation (CAA).


Prof. Kay Chen Tan
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Fellow of IEEE
陈家进教授, 香港城市大学

Biography: Prof. TAN Kay Chen received the B.Eng. degree (First Class Hons.) and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Glasgow, U.K., in 1994 and 1997, respectively. He is a Professor with the Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. He has published over 130 journal papers and over 130 papers in conference proceedings, and co-authored six books. His current research interests include artificial/computational intelligence and machine learning, with applications to evolutionary multi-objective optimization, data analytics, prognostics, BCI, and operational research etc.
He is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (IF: 10.629), was the EiC of IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine (2010-2013), and currently serves on the Editorial Board of over 10 international journals such as IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, Evolutionary Computation (MIT Press) etc. He has been an invited Keynote/Plenary speaker for over 60 international conferences and was the General Co-Chair for IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI) 2016 in Vancouver, Canada. He also serves as the General Co-Chair for IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC) 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand.
He is a Fellow of IEEE, an elected AdCom member of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (2014-2019), and an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer (2011-2013; 2015-2017). He received the 2016 IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems Outstanding Paper Award. He was the awardee of the 2012 IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Outstanding Early Career Award for his contributions to evolutionary computation in multi-objective optimization. He also received the Recognition Award (2008) from the International Network for Engineering Education & Research (iNEER) for his outstanding contributions to engineering education and research.


Prof. Jinliang Ding
Northeastern University, China

长江学者特聘教授、国家杰出青年科学基金获得者、中国青年科技奖获得者、新世纪优秀人才,IEEE高级会员
丁进良教授, 中国东北大学

Biography: 丁进良,东北大学教授、博士生导师。长江学者特聘教授、国家杰出青年科学基金获得者、中国青年科技奖获得者、新世纪优秀人才,IEEE高级会员。现任流程工业综合自动化国家重点实验室副主任,中国自动化学会理事,过程控制专业委员会副秘书长,国际自动控制联合会IFAC Mining, Mineral and Metal Processing技术委员会和Large Scale Complex Systems技术委员会委员。   
长期从事复杂工业过程智能建模与智能优化与控制、生产全流程运行优化、计算智能及其应用研究。先后主持和参与国家自然科学基金重大项目课题、面上与青年项目、973、863等科研项目20余项。发表论文90余篇,获IFAC会刊Control Engineering Practice 2011-2013年度最佳论文奖。获得国家发明专利17项、计算机软件著作权11项。获国家技术发明二等奖1项(排名第2)、省部级一等奖2项。


Prof. Jianhua Zhang
Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway

张建华教授, 挪威奥斯陆城市大学

Biography: Jianhua Zhang has been a full Professor and Deputy Head of OsloMet AI Lab, Department of Computer Science, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway, since 2018.
Dr Zhang received his PhD from Ruhr University Bochum, Germany and did postdoctoral research at University of Sheffield, UK. From 2007 to 2017 Dr Zhang was full Professor and Head of Intelligent Systems Group at East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China. Between 2017 and 2018 he was Scientific Director and Head of Machine Learning Research Lab at VEKIA, Lille, France. He also held visiting positions as Guest Scientist at Dresden University of Technology, Germany from 2002 to 2003 (for a year) and Visiting Professor at Technical University of Berlin during 2008-2015 (for a year in total).
Dr Zhang’s current research interests include computational intelligence and artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning, intelligent systems and control, human-machine systems, brain signal processing, and brain-machine interaction. In those areas, he has published 4 books, 11 invited book chapters, and more than 150 technical papers in journals and conference proceedings.
Dr Zhang serves as Chair of IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control) Technical Committee on Human-Machine Systems (2017-), Vice-Chair of IEEE CIS (Computational Intelligence Society) Norway Chapter (2018-), Vice-Chair of IEEE Norway Section (2019-), and is on editorial board of four international journals, such as Frontiers in Neuroscience, Cognitive Neurodynamics (Springer), and Cognition, Technology & Work (Springer). He served as IPC Co-Chair for IFAC LSS'13 (Shanghai) and HMS'16 (Kyoto), IPC Chair for IFAC HMS'19 (Tallinn), Technical Associate Editor for 19th and 20th IFAC World Congress (Cape Town, Toulouse), Editor for 21st IFAC World Congress (Berlin), and Conference Co-Chair for IEEE Int. Conf. on Big Data Analytics (ICBDA2019 (Suzhou), ICBDA2020 (Xiamen)). He was an invited keynote speaker or IPC member for a number of international scientific conferences.