Invited Speakers

2023 Invited Speakers

Prof. Jing Liang
Zhengzhou University, China

梁静,郑州大学, 电气工程学院院长、教授、博士生导师

Jing Liang received the B.E. degree from Harbin Institute of Technology, China and the Ph.D. degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and her dissertation received IEEE CIS Outstanding PhD dissertation award. She is currently a Professor of Zhengzhou University, Associate Editor of IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine(2012-2017), Swarm and Evolutionary Computation(2015-),IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation(2017-), Excutive Editor of Journal of Zhengzhou University (Engineering Science). Her main research interests are evolutionary computation, swarm intelligence optimization algorithm, differential evolution, multi-objective optimization, multi-modal optimization and neural network. She has published about 120 papers in computational intelligence area, which are cited more than 14000 times according to Google citation and her h-index is 41.

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

Senior Member, IEEE


Speech title: Control and Application of Hybrid 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, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, 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.

Prof. Degang Xu
Central South University, China


Speech title: Intelligent Perception and Precise Control Method of Slag Removal Robot for Non-Ferrous Metal Casting Process

Degang Xu received the Ph.D. degree in control science and engineering from Zhejiang University, China, in 2007. From 2010 to 2013, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow with Central South University. He was with the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, United Sates of America, from 2013 to 2014. He is currently a Full Professor with Central South University. His current research interests include modelling and optimal control of complex industrial process, robots control system, and intelligent control system. Prof. Xu has published more than 90 papers on the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, and top international conferences. He has authored 2 research monographs. He is also the inventor of more than 30 patents. He was honored “Hunan Furong Young. Scholar” in 2022. He has established a very solid link with many Chinese industries including the field of the online detection technology intelligent control methods for Non-Ferrous metal production, intelligent systems for special construction machinery and equipment. He won the Second Prize of Science and Technology Progress Award from the Nonferrous Metals Society of China in 2022, First Prize of Science and Technology Progress Award from The Quality Evaluation Society of China in 2017, respectively.