Prof. Junlong Chen
South China University of Technology, China
Experience: Dr. C. L. Philip Chen is Distinguished Chair Professor of South China University of Technology, Ph.D. Supervisor, Dean of the School of Computer Science and Engineering; Dean of the college, tenured professor of the University of Texas School of Engineering, vice dean of the School of Engineering and director of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Professor Chen is an IEEE Fellow, AAAS Fellow, IAPR Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Fellow and Executive Director of the Chinese Society of Automation.
Prof. Chen is currently the editor-in-chief of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, and was the editor-in-chief of IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems (2014-2019). Professor Chen served as the International President of the Society (President, 2012-2013), and served as the Chairman of the Review Committee, Executive Director and Distinguished Speaker of the IEEE Fellow of the IEEE SMC Society.
Professor Chen has published more than 500 papers in important international academic journals, including more than 400 SCI articles (more than 300 in IEEE Transactions), which have been cited more than 17,000 times in Web of Science, and more than 30,000 times in Google Scholar. In 2016, he received the Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineering Award from his alma mater, Purdue University. In 2018, he won the IEEE Norbert Wiener Award, the highest academic award of IEEE system human-machine cybernetics. In 2018, 2019 and 2020, he was selected as a Clarivate Global Highly Cited Scientist for three consecutive years.