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UIC Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, 1020 Sciences and Engineering Offices (SEO), 851 South Morgan St.(M/C 154) Chicago, IL 60607.

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Laboratory Website: Computational Intelligence Lab

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Ph.D. Electrical Engineering University of Notre Dame, 1994

M.Sc. Electrical Engineering Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1987

B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering East China Institute of Technology, 1982

Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), since 2005

AdCom Member (elected), IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, 2006-2008

Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks, 2010-

Editor, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Electronic Letter, 2004-2009

Letters Editor, IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks, 2006-2008

Associate Editor, Automatica, 2006-2009

Associate Editor, IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine, 2008-present

Associate Editor, IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, 2006-2009

Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks, 2004-2009

Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, 2001-2003

Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems-I, 1997-1999

Member, Conference Editorial Board, IEEE Control Systems Society, 1995-2000

General Chair, IEEE International Conference on Service Operations. Logistics and Informatics, Chicago, IL, 2009

General Chair, IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, Sanya, China, 2008

General Chair, 4th International Symposium on Neural Networks, Nanjing, China, 2007

Program Chair, IEEE International Symposium on Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning, Nashville, TN, 2009

Program Chair, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Hong Kong, 2008

Program Chair, IEEE International Symposium on Approximate Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2007

Program Chair, 21st IEEE International Symposium on IntelligentControl, Munich, Germany, 2006

Program Chair, IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2006

University Scholar, University of Illinois, 2006-2009

CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 1999

Harvey N. Davis Distinguished Teaching Award, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1997

Michael J. Birck Fellowship, University of Notre Dame, 1990

Listed in Who’s Who in America

Listed in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering

Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning

Computational Neuroscience

Control and Management of Complex Systems

Intelligent Control

Neural Networks

Power Systems