Prof. Maria Pia Fanti
Polytechnic of Bari, Italy
Maria Pia Fanti
(IEEE Fellow) received the Laurea degree in electronic
engineering from the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, in 1983.
She was a visiting researcher at the Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute of Troy, New York, in 1999. Since 1983, she has been
with the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering of
the Polytechnic of Bari, Italy, where she is currently a Full
Professor of system and control engineering and Chair of the
Laboratory of Automation and Control.
Her research interests include
discrete-event systems, Petri net, consensus protocols, fault
detection, management and modeling of complex systems, such as
logistics, production and healthcare systems.
She has published +280 papers and two textbooks on these CFP.
Prof. Fanti is General Chair of the
2019 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics
and was General Chair of the 2011 IEEE Conference on Automation
Science and Engineering and of the IFAC Workshop on Dependable
Control of Discrete Systems 2009. She is Editor of the IEEE Trans.
on Automation Science and Engineering and Associate Editor of the
IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, member at
large of the Board of Governor of the IEEE SMC Society, of the AdCom
of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, and Chair of the TC on
Automation in Logistics of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.
Prof. Adrian Olaru
University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
Prof. Adrian Olaru finished the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Machines and Manufacturing Systems, Romania, in 1974, head of promotion. From 1974 until 1990 he worked as a designing engineer at the "Optica Romana" Enterprise, also being an associate assistant at the Faculty of Machine-Building Technology of the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest. In 1990 Prof. Adrian became an appointed lecturer at the Faculty of Technological Systems Engineering and Management, the Machine-Tools Department. Now, he is university full professor, and teaches the following courses: Industrial Robots Dynamics, LabVIEW application in modeling and simulation of the dynamic behavior of robots, Technological Transport Systems, Electrohydraulic Servosystems, Analyze and Syntese of Electrohydraulic Servosistems for Industrial Robots, Personal and social robots and Vibration of the virtual prototypes of industrial robots. Prof. Adrian Olaru has published over 160 national and international papers concerning modeling and simulation of hydraulic power system, technological transport systems, electrical and hydraulic servo systems and dynamic behavior of industrial robots. For recent relevant details, see the publication list and the web page. He also has substantial contribution for over than ten technical books. Prof. Adrian Olaru was invited professor of the prestigious universities arround the world and the invited speaker at the different international conferences from Turkey, Qatar, India, Japan, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Slovakie, France, Italy, China, India, Iran, Poland, Autrich, Rusian Federation, United Arab Emirates, Croatie. He was coopted each year in the more than 30 International Technical Committees and like general co-chair from the different international conferences arroun the world: USA, Australy, India, United Arab Emirates, Porto Rico, China, Singapore, Malayesia, Japan, Tayland, Slovaky, Czech Republic.
Prof. Wei He
University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
Professor Wei He received his PhD from Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, in 2011, his M.Eng. and B.Eng. degrees both from School of Automation Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology (SCUT), Guangzhou, China, in 2008 and 2006 respectively. He is currently working as the Full Professor at School of Automation and Electric Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB), China. He has (co)-authored more than 100 international journal papers and conference papers. His Google citations are 12000+ and the H-Index is 55. In 2019-2020, he was selected as one of the Global Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Analytics. He was awarded a Newton Advanced Fellowship from the Royal Society, UK. He is a senior member of IEEE and the Chair of IEEE SMC Society Beijing Capital Region Chapter. From 2018, he has been the chair of the Technical Committee on Autonomous Bionic Robotic Aircraft (TC-ABRA), IEEE SMC Society. He is serving as the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Robotics, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, and Neurocomputing, and Editor of Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems. He is the member of IEEE CSS Conference Editorial Board (CEB).His current research interests include robotics, distributed parameter systems and intelligent control systems.
Prof. Zhijun Li
University of Science and Technology of China, China
Zhijun Li received the Ph.D. degree in mechatronics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P.R. China, in 2002. From 2003 to 2005, he was a postdoctoral fellow in Department of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent systems, The University
of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan. From 2005 to 2006, he was a research fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. From 2017, he is a Professor in Department of Automation, University of Science and Technology, Hefei, China. From 2019, he is the Vice Dean of School of Information Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China, China.
From 2016, he has been the Co-Chairs of IEEE SMC Technical Committee on Bio-mechatronics and Bio-robotics Systems (B2S), and IEEE RAS Technical Committee on Neuro-Robotics Systems. He is serving as an Editorat-large of Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, and Associate Editors of several IEEE Transactions. Dr. Li’s current research interests include wearable robotics, tele-operation systems, nonlinear control, neural network optimization, etc.
Prof. Qinglei Hu
Beihang University, China
Qinglei Hu obtained his B.Eng. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China, in 2001, and his Ph.D. degree, with the specialization in guidance and control, in control science and engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, in 2006. From 2003 to 2014, he was with the Department of Control Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, and then he joined Beihang University in 2014 as a Full Professor. His current research interests include variable structure control and applications, and fault-tolerant control and applications. In these areas, he has authored or co-authored more than 80 technical papers. He serves as Associate Editor for Aerospace Science and Technology, and the IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electrical Systems.