IRCE 2024 Keynote Speakers

Prof. Youmin Zhang 张友民教授
Concordia University, Canada 康考迪亚大学
(IEEE Fellow)

Biodata: 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.


Prof. Wei Lin 林威教授
Case Western Reserve University, USA 凯斯西储大学
(IEEE Fellow, JSPS Fellow)

Biodata: Wei Lin (Fellow, IEEE) received the B.S. degree from the Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, in 1983, and the M.S. degree from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 1986, both in electrical engineering, and the M.S. and D.Sc. degrees in systems science and mathematics from Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA, in 1991 and 1993, respectively,From 1986 to 1989, he was a Lecturer with the Department of Mathematics, Fudan University, Shanghai, China. From 1994 to 1995, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher and a Visiting Assistant Professor with Washington University. Since Spring 1996, he has been a Professor with the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA. In his research areas, he has authored or coauthored a number of peer-reviewed papers in journals and conferences. His research interests include nonlinear control, time-delay systems, homogeneous systems theory, stochastic control and stability, estimation and adaptive control, underactuated mechanical and robotics, renewable energy, power systems, and smart grids.,Dr. Lin was a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, the Warren E. Rupp Endowed Professorship, and the Robert Herbold Faculty Fellow Award, and the JSPS Fellow. He was an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control from 1999 to 2002, a Guest Editor for the special issue on “New Directions in Nonlinear Control” in IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control in 2003, an Associate Editor for Automatica from 2003 to 2005, a Subject Editor (from 2005 to 2010) for International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, an Associate Editor for Journal of Control Theory and Applications (2005–2008), on the Board of Governors of IEEE Control Systems Society (2003–2005), and Vice Program Chair of 2001 CDC (Short Papers) and 2002 CDC (Invited Sessions).


Prof. Zhen Wang 王震教授
Northwestern Polytechnical University, China 西北工业大学
(IEEE Fellow, AAIA Fellow)

Biodata: Zhen Wang (Fellow, IEEE) is currently a Full Professor with Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China. His current research interests include artificial intelligence, network science, data mining, and multi-agent learning. He is a member of Academia Europaea and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.