Plenary Speaker

Guangren Duan, Professor 段广仁院士 (中国科学院院士)

Southern University of Science and Technology, China 南方科技大学

Biography: Guang-Ren Duan received his Ph.D. degree in Control Systems Sciences from Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, P. R. China, in 1989. After a two-year post-doctoral experience at the same university, he became professor of control systems theory at that university in 1991. From December 1996 to October 2002, he visited the University of Hull, the University of Sheffield, and also the Queen's University of Belfast, UK. He is the founder and presently the Honorary Director of the Center for Control Theory and Guidance Technology at Harbin Institute of Technology. Recently, he has also established the Center for Control Science and Technology at the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) and is serving as the dean for the School of Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing at SUSTech. He is a Member of the Science and Technology Committee of the Chinese Ministry of Education, and has served as Vice President of the Control Theory and Applications Committee, Chinese Association of Automation (CAA), and Associate Editor of a few international journals. His main research interests include fully actuated system theories for nonlinear systems, parametric control systems design, descriptor systems, spacecraft control and magnetic bearing control, and he has published 5 books and over 450 SCI indexed publications. He is an Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Fellow of CAA, IEEE and IET.

段广仁,中国科学院院士,IEEE Fellow,IET Fellow。1991年破格晋升哈尔滨工业大学教授,现为系统设计与智能制造学院院长、哈尔滨工业大学控制理论与制导技术研究中心名誉主任。是教育部特聘专家创新团队项目负责人、国家自然科学基金委创新群体项目负责人、国家某重大专项基础研究领域“十二五规划”重大合同项目负责人、国家自然科学基金委重大项目和基础科学中心项目负责人、中国青年科技奖获得者和全国优秀科技工作者。现(曾)任国务院学科评议组控制科学与工程学科召集人、国家863计划航空航天领域专家组成员、教育部科技委信息学部第5、6和8届委员、中国自动化学会常务理事与控制理论专业委员会副主任、中国人工智能学会智能空天系统专业委员会副主任等职。获得国家自然科学二等奖两项(第一名),发表SCI论文340余篇,出版英文著作3部、译著1部,一部中文著作获得两项国家级奖励;培养全国百篇优秀博士学位论文获得者2人、博士生59人、硕士生65人。

Peng Shi, Professor 石碰院士 (欧洲科学院院士)

The University of Adelaide, Australia 澳大利亚阿德莱德大学

Biography: Peng Shi received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Newcastle, Australia in 1994; the Ph.D. degree in mathematics from the University of South Australia, Australia in 1998. He was awarded the doctor of science degree from the University of Glamorgan, UK in 2006; and the doctor of engineering degree from University of Adelaide, Australia in 2015.He is now a Professor at the University of Adelaide, Australia. His research interests include sys-tems and control theory and applications to autonomous and robotic systems, network systems and cyber-physical systems. He now serves as the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, the Senior Editor of IEEE Access, the Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE SMC Society, and the President of the International Academy for Systems and Cybernetic Science. He is a Fellow of IET, IEAust and CAA, and a Member of the Academy of Europe.

Youmin Zhang, Professor 张友民教授

Concordia University, Canada 康考迪亚大学

Biography: Youmin Zhang (Fellow, IEEE) received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in automatic control from the Department of Automatic Control, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China, in 1983, 1986, and 1995, respectively. He is currently a Professor with the Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He has authored or coauthored 10 books, more than 600 journal and conference papers. His research interests include the areas of monitoring, diagnosis and physical fault/cyber-attack tolerant/resilient control, autonomous guidance, navigation and control of unmanned systems and smart grids, with applications to forest fires and smart cities in the framework of cyber-physical systems by combining with remote sensing techniques. Prof. Zhang is also a Fellow of CSME, a Senior Member of AIAA, the President of International Society of Intelligent Unmanned Systems (ISIUS) during 2019–2022, and a technical committee member of several scientific societies. He has been an Editor-in-Chief (EIC), Editorial Advisory Board Member of several journals, including as a Member of Board of Governors for Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transaction on Circuits and Systems–II: Express Briefs, IET Cyber-systems and Robotics, Unmanned Systems, Drone Systems and Applications, Security and Safety, and the Deputy EIC of Guidance, Navigation and Control etc. He has served as (Honorary) General Chair, Program Chair of several unmanned systems, renewable energies, smart cities relevant international conferences.