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 Professor and Director of $25M National Research Foundation Medium Sized Centre for Advanced Robotics Technology Innovation (CARTIN) 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, 51 research staff and 30 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 9 books, over 480 journal papers, 380 conference papers, and 17 patents/Technical Disclosures. He has been listed as a highly cited researcher (SCI: 25631, H-index: 77; Google Scholar: 41549, H-index: 99) by Thomson Routers and Clarivate Analytics annually since 2014. He has secured a total research grant of over 90 million Singapore dollars as programme and project PI, and graduated 38 PhD students. He has received many awards for his research including IBM Faculty Award, Changjiang Scholar Award from Ministry of Education of China, and best paper awards at 8 international conferences such as the Guan Zhao Zhi Award from the 29th and 39th Chinese Control Conference (CCC) both of which had over 2000 participants, 7th Asia Control Conference (ASCC), 18th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR 2017), etc.
Dr. Xie is an Editor-in-Chief for Unmanned Systems and an Associate Editor for Sciences China – Information Science. 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, IEEE Transactions on Network Control Systems, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-II, Automatica Sinca, etc. He was an appointed member of Board of Governors, IEEE Control System Society in 2011 and an elected member of the Board (Jan 2016-Dec 2018). Dr Xie is a Fellow of Academy of Engineering Singapore, 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 7th, 13th and 15th IEEE Int. Conference on Control and Automation (ICCA 2009, ICCA 2017, ICCA2019); 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 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). He will be the General Chair of CDC 2023.