Previous Affiliation: PhD, Guangdong University of Technology, UK.
Ci Chen received the B.E. and Ph.D. degrees from School of Automation, Guangdong University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, in 2011 and 2016, respectively. From 2016 to 2018, he was with The University of Texas at Arlington, USA and The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, USA, as a Research Associate. He is now a Wallenberg-NTU Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow with School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He serves as a Subject Editor for International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control and an Associate Editor for Advanced Control for Applications: Engineering and Industrial Systems.Research Interests: Reinforcement learning for feedback control
PPF Project: Towards a Reinforcement Learning Framework for Efficient Decision Making of Heterogeneous Networked Autonomous Systems
Previous Affiliation: PhD, National Technological University, Singapore.
Dr Haoliang obtained his B.Eng degree from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in 2013, and the Ph.D. degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2018. He was a project officer in 2018 and a research fellow from July 2018 to May 2019 in Rapid-Rich Object Search Lab, NTU. He is now a Wallenberg-NTU presidential postdoc fellow in NTU. He received the doctorate innovation award from NTU in 2019.Research Interests: AI security, multimedia forensics
PPF Project: improving Face Recognition Security based on AI
Previous Affiliation: PhD, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Chao Sun received his B.Eng degree from University of Science and Technology of China in 2013. Then he obtained the PhD degree from School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2018, supervised by Prof. Guoqiang Hu. After graduation, he worked as a research fellow at Nanyang Technological University till May 2019. Currently, he is a Wallenberg-NTU Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at Nanyang Technological University.Research Interests:His research interests include cooperative control of multi-agent systems, distributed optimization, online optimization and noncooperative games.
PPF Project: Distributed Time-varying Optimization with Applications to Swarm Robots
Previous Affiliation: PhD, Tianjin University, China.
Xiaofei Xie is a presidential postdoctorial fellow in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He received Ph.D from Tianjin University. He won the CCF Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award in China. His research mainly focus on program analysis, loop analysis, traditional software testing and security analysis of artificial intelligence. He has made some top tier conference/journal papers relevant to software analysis in ISSTA, FSE, TSE, ICSE, AAAI, IJCAI and CCS. In particular, he won two ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Awards.Research Interests: Program analysis, software security, program verification and quality assurance of deep learning systems
PPF Project: Enhancing the Resilience of Deep Learning Models used for Cyber-Security against Adversarial Attacks
Previous Affiliation: PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Dr. Qianwen Xu received the B.Sc. degree from Tianjin University, China in 2014 and PhD degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2018, both in electrical engineering. She has worked as a research associate in Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a postdoc research fellow in Aalborg University. Currently, she is a Wallenberg-NTU Presidential Postdoc Fellow in Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She is awarded the Wallenberg-NTU Presidential Postdoc Fellowship, Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers, Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad, Excellent Doctorate Research Work in Nanyang Technological University, etc. Her research interests include control, stability, reliability and optimization of microgrids and smart grids. In this area, she has published 10 journal papers in IEEE Transactions as first authorResearch Interests: Control, stability, reliability and optimization of microgrids and smart grids
PPF Project: Attack-resilient Coordinated Control and Stabilization for Cyber-physical Microgrids