Prof. Gexiang Zhang
IET Fellow, IEEE Senior Member，
Foreign Member of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
Chengdu University of Information Technology, China
Gexiang Zhang received his Ph.D. degree in 2005 from Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China. Now he is a full professor at School of Automation, Chengdu University of Information Technology, Chengdu, China. He was a visiting professor in Department of Computer Science, The University of Sheffield, UK, a senior visiting professor at the Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain, and a visiting professor in Department of Chemistry, New York University, USA.
He is the President of International Membrane Computing Society (IMCS), a Fellow of the IET, Senior Member of the IEEE. Managing Editor of Journal of Membrane Computing and editorial board member of Axioms and International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems. He is the co-winner of Grigore Moisil Prize of the Romanian Academy in 2019. He is listed in World’s Top 2% Scientists and in Highly Cited Chinese Researchers by Elsevier. Research areas include artificial intelligence, Intelligent robots, smart grid and intelligent control. He is the author/co-author of more than 200 publications, three monographs, and (lead) guest editor/co-editor of more than 10 volumes/proceedings.
Prof. Tao Yang
IEEE Senior Member
Northeastern University, China
Tao Yang is a Professor at the State Key Laboratory of Synthetical Automation for Process Industries, Northeastern University. He was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton, USA, from 2016-2019. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Washington State University in 2012. Between August 2012 and August 2014, he was an ACCESS Post-Doctoral Researcher with the ACCESS Linnaeus Centre, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. He then joined the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory as a postdoc, and was promoted to Scientist/Engineer II in 2015.
His research interests include industrial artificial intelligence, integrated optimization and control, distributed control and optimization with applications to process industries, cyber physical systems, and networked control systems. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology and IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems.
Prof. Yanan Sun
Sichuan University, China
Professor Shyi-Ming Chen received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in June 1991. He is a Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan. From August 2007 to July 2010, he was the Dean of the College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Jinwen University of Science and Technology, New Taipei City, Taiwan. From August 2011 to July 2012, he was the Vice President of the National Taichung University of Education, Taichung, Taiwan. He was the President of the Taiwanese Association for Artificial Intelligence (TAAI) from January 2005 to January 2009. He was the President of the Taiwanese Association for Consumer Electronics (TACE) from December 2008 to December 2012 and from December 2014 to December 2016. He has published more than 500 papers in referred journals, conference proceedings and book chapters. His research interests include Fuzzy Systems, Intelligent Systems, Knowledge-Based Systems, Neural Networks, Data Mining, Information Retrieval, and Genetic Algorithms.
Prof. Jinghui Zhong
Secretary of IEEE CIS (Computational Intelligence) , IEEE SM
South China University of Technology, China
Dr. Jinghui Zhong (Senior Member, IEEE) is currently a Professor with the School of Computer Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology. From 2013 to 2016, he worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with the School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research interests include evolutionary computation, machine learning, and agent-based modeling. He has published more than 80 academic papers in international journals and conferences, including more than 30 papers in IEEE/ACM Trans. journals. He has won the first prize of the Natural Science Award of the Ministry of Education of China, and is the winner of eight International Algorithm Design Competition. Dr. Zhong is an Editor Board Member of the Memetic Computing.