Lihua Xie: Personal Information
Lihua Xie received the B.E. and M.E. degrees in electrical engineering from Nanjing University of Science and Technology in 1983 and 1986, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Newcastle, Australia, in 1992. Since 1992, he has been with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, where he is currently a professor and the founding Director, Delta-NTU Corporate Laboratory for Cyber-Physical Systems which received $45M funding from National Research Foundation of Singapore, Delta Electronics and NTU, and has over 100 researchers including 20 professors, 40 research staff and 20 PhD students. He served as the Head of Division of Control and Instrumentation from July 2011 to June 2014 and the Director, Center for E-City from July 2011 to June 2013. He held teaching appointments in the Department of Automatic Control, Nanjing University of Science and Technology from 1986 to 1989.
Dr Xie’s research interests include robust control, networked control systems, multi-agent networks, indoor positioning, human activity recognition and unmanned systems. He has published 8 books, over 390 journal papers, 330 conference papers, and 8 patents. He has been listed as a highly cited researcher (SCI: 11409, H-index: 51; Google Scholar: 27788, H-index: 79) by Thomson Routers and Clarivate Analytics since 2014. He is an Editor-in-Chief for Unmanned Systems and an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Network Control Systems, Sciences China – Informatics and Automatica Sinca. He has served as an editor of IET Book Series in Control and an Associate Editor of a number of journals including IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Automatica, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, and IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-II. He was an appointed member of Board of Governors, IEEE Control System Society in 2011 and is currently an elected member of the Board (Jan 2016-Dec 2018). Dr Xie is a Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of IFAC and Fellow of Chinese Automation Association. He was an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer from 2011 to 2014. He is a Vice-President, Control Theory and Application Committee, the Chinese Automation Association.
He served as the General Chair of the 13th IEEE Int. Conference on Control and Automation (ICCA 2017); Vice Program Chair of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2015); General Co-Chair of the 9th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA 2012); General Chair of the 7th IEEE Int. Conference on Control and Automation (ICCA 2009); General Chair of the 9th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV’06); General Chair of 2002 International Conference on Control and Automation (ICCA 2002); Program Chair of the Fourth International Conference on Control and Automation (ICCA’03) and the 8th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV’04); General Chair of the 9th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV’06).