Invited Speakers

Invited Speakers

Yan-Wu Wang
Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China

Senior Member, IEEE

Speech title: Cooperative Control of Interconnected Two-time-scale Systems

Yan-Wu Wang received the B.S. degree in automatic control, the M.S. degree and the Ph.D. degree in control theory and control engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China, in 1997, 2000, and 2003, respectively. She has been a Professor with the School of Artificial Intelligence and Automation, HUST, since 2009. Her research interests include hybrid systems, cooperative control, and multi-agent systems with applications in smart grid. Currently she serves in the editor boards of several journals, including IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, IEEE Power Engineering Letters, Journal of Control and Decision, ISA Transactions, Journal of the Franklin Institute, and Neurocomputing. Dr. Wang was a recipient of several awards, including the first prize of Natural Science Award of Hubei Province in 2014, the first prize of Natural Science Award of the Ministry of Education of China in 2005, and the Excellent PhD Dissertation of Hubei Province in 2004, China. In 2008, she was awarded the title of "New Century Excellent Talents" by the Ministry of Education of China.

Ning Sun
Nankai University, China

Senior Member, IEEE

Speech title: Dynamics and Advanced Control of Pneumatic Artificial Muscle Robot Systems

Ning Sun received the B.S. degree in measurement & control technology and instruments from Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, in 2009, and the Ph.D. degree in control theory and control engineering from Nankai University, Tianjin, China, in 2014. He is currently an IEEE Senior Member.

He is currently a Full Professor with the Institute of Robotics and Automatic Information Systems, Nankai University, Tianjin, China. He was awarded the prestigious Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan (Standard). His research interests include intelligent control for mechatronic/robotic systems with emphasis on (industrial) applications.

Dr. Sun received the Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Excellent Youth Award in 2019, the China 10 Scientific and Technological Developments in Intelligent Manufacturing (2nd achiever) in 2019, the First Class Prize of Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Natural Science Award in 2017, the First Class Prize of Tianjin Natural Science Award in 2018, the Golden Patent Award of Tianjin in 2017, the IJCAS (International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems) Academic Activity Award in 2018 and 2019, the Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award from the Chinese Association of Automation (CAA) in 2016, etc.

He serves as an Associate Editor (editorial board member) for several journals, including IEEE Access, Frontiers in Neurorobotics, International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems, IET Cyber-Systems & Robotics, Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, etc. Prof. Sun has been an Associate Editor of the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) Conference Editorial Board (including ACC, IEEE CDC) since July 2019, and he is/was an Associate Editor for IEEE ICRA and IEEE/RSJ IROS.

Ming Liu
Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Member, IEEE | Highly Cited Researcher

Speech title: Fault Detection and Fault Tolerant Control of Complicated Dynamic Systems with Spacecraft Applications

Ming Liu was born in Jilin Province, China, in 1981. He received a B.S. degree in Information and Computing Science in 2003, and a M.S. degree in Operational Research and Cybernetics in 2006, respectively, from the Northeastern University, Liaoning, China. He received a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics from the City University of Hong Kong in 2009. He joined Harbin Institute of Technology in 2010, where he is currently a Professor. His research interests include networked control systems, fault detection and fault tolerant control, and spacecraft design and control. Dr. Ming Liu was selected as the ‘‘New Century Excellent Talents in University’’ of the Ministry of Education of China in 2013 and the “Top-Notch Young Talents of Ten-Thousands Talents Program” in 2018.

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