Academic Positions

Awards and Honors

  • Nov. 2017: Humboldt Researcher Fellowship (for experienced researchers)
  • Nov. 2016: Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
  • Nov. 2016: 2017 IEEE TFS Outstanding Paper Award
  • March 2016: Fellow of the ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
  • Feb. 2016: Fellow of the CSME (Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering)
  • 2015: Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher in Engineering
  • 2015: Craigdarroch Silver Medal for Excellence in Research, University of Victoria
  • 2014: Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher in Engineering
  • 2013: JSPS Invitation Fellowship
  • April 2012: Teaching Excellence Award, Faculty of Engineering, University of Victoria
  • June 2009: Best Presentation in Session Award, ACC 2009
  • June 2008: Best Presentation in Session Award, ACC 2008
  • 2006-2007: Teaching Excellence Award, University of Saskatchewan Student Union (USSU)

International Journal Editorial Positions

Guest Editor

International Conference Editorial Positions

  • Associate Editor, ASME Dynamic Systems and Controls Conference (DSCC) Editorial Board (CEB), 2010-present
  • Associate Editor, IEEE CSS Conference Editorial Board (CEB), 2011-present

Major Conference Services

  • General Co-Chair, The 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2019)), June 8-10, 2019, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Local Arrangement Chair, The 14th IEEE International Conference on Control & Automation (ICCA 2018), June 12-15, 2018, Anchorage, AK, USA.
  • General Co-Chair, The 1st IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems (ICPS 2018)), May 15-18, 2018, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
  • Publicity Co-Chair, The 43rd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2017), October 29- November 1, 2017, Beijing, China.
  • Program Co-Chair, The 15th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN 2017), July 24-26, Emden, Germany.
  • General Chair, The 26th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM 2017), June 1-6, 2017, Victoria, BC, Canada.

Past Visiting Positions

Awards of Supervised Students

  • April 2013, Hui Zhang, The Faculty of Graduate Studies Awards Committee has recommended Dr. Hui Zhang as UVic nominee for the  2012 CAGS/PROQUEST-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award. "The Award recognizes Canadian doctoral dissertations that make unusually significant and original contributions to their academic field". Only one nomination from each university.

  • Jan. 2011, Hui Zhang, 2010 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Chinese Students Study Abroad by China Scholarship Council (CSC)
  • May 2009, Bo Yu, U of S Thesis Award in the area of Physical and Engineering Sciences (one award per year among all MSc and PhD theses in this area)
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 Professional Memberships

 IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES)