Professor Ni Jun graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical and Production Engineering from Shanghai Jiao tong University in 1982, and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering in1984 and was awarded Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1987 by University of Wisconsin. He serves in Department of Mechanical Engineering and is Director of S.M. Wu Manufacturing Research Center, Co-Director of Multi-Campus National Science Foundation Center for Intelligent Maintenance Systems, Deputy Director, NSF-Engineering Research Center for Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems and Shien-Ming (Sam) Wu Collegiate Professor of Manufacturing. He has been Advisory Professor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University since 1996, member of External Review Board, Chinese Academy of Sciences since 2002 and member of Advisory Board, Ministry of Science & Technology.
His research interests include manufacturing process modeling, analysis and prediction; precision engineering and metrology; cutting tool development, quality control methods, intelligent maintenance systems, monitoring and fault diagnosis. In 2009, he received William T. Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and Best Paper Award, ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference. He was also conferred Education Excellence Award by College of Engineering, the University of Michigan in 2007. Other awards include Guest Professorship by Nanjing University of Science and Technology in 2005, Best Paper Award by SRC TECHCON in 2005, and Guest Research Scientists of Chinese Academy of Machinery Science and Technology, Ministry of Machinery Industry from 1995 to 1999.
Dr. Sheng received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania where he worked with Roland Kallen and Robert Barchi in cloning skeletal muscle sodium channel genes and studying their regulatory expression. He did his postdoctoral research in the laboratory of William Catterall at the University of Washington studying structural and functional coupling of presynaptic calcium channels and the synaptic vesicle docking/fusion machinery. In November 1996, he joined NINDS as an investigator and in 2007 was promoted to senior investigator. Dr. Sheng's laboratory focuses on the molecular mechanisms underlying neurotransmitter release and its modulation.
Professor Jin Shi received his B.S. from Peking University in 1983, and M.S. from University of Arizona in 1989. In 1991, he obtained Ph.D from University of Arizona under the instruction of Professor C. David Levermore. His research interests lie in Kinetic theory, computational high frequency wave propagations, semiclassical andmultiscale methods in quantum dynamics, numerical methods for conservation laws and front propagation, computational fluid dynamics, etc.
Professor Ji Xiangdong is Dean of Department of Physics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He is also the Director of the Institute of Nuclear, Particle, Astronomy, and Cosmology (INPAC), SJTU. Professor Ji got a Ph.D. in physics from Drexel University and had post-doctorial positions at California Institute of Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was a junior faculty at MIT from 1991 to 1996. Since 1996, he has been on the faculty at University of Maryland, College Park. He is a fellow of American Physical Society (since 2000) and a recipient of the 2003 overseas outstanding young Chinese scientist award from the National Science Foundation of China. Since 2005, he is a Changjiang chair vising professor at Peking University.
His research fields include quantum chromodynamics, hadron physics, new physics beyond standard model, dark matter and dark energy.
Professor Yang Chi received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1982 and1988. Professor Yang’s research interests mainly include unstructured grid based field solver, compressible and incompressible flow, boundary element method based field solver, free surface flow and fluid-structure interaction.
Professor Li Jie (Jay lee) graduated from Tamkang University with a B.S. in mechanical engineering in 1979, and in 1983 received an M.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He continued his study doing doctoral research in mechanical engineering at Columbia University after 1985. Lee received his SUNY- Stony Brook Industrial Management M.S. in 1987and D.Sc in mechanical engineering from George Washington University in 1992. He became member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineer (SME) in 2000, member of American Society of Mechanical Engineer in 2004, and member of International Society of Engineering Asset Management in 2007.
Lee has received the 2008 CIE-USA Distinguished Service Award, Professor of the Year Award, College of the Engineering, Univ. of Cincinnati. in 2007, Milwaukee Mayor Technology Innovation Award in 2003, Smartlink Fellow Award of Australia in 2002, Japan Society of Promotion of Science Fellowship Award in 1996, Japan Science and Technology Agency Fellowship Award in 1995, and SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award in 1992.
Professor Yang Tong, born in 1965, received his doctorate in mathematics from the University of California, Davis in June, 1993. He was also appointed as Ph.D. thesis advisor at Blake Temple.
Professor Yang’s research areas mainly include conservation laws regarding Well-posedness theory, structure of solutions, multi-dimensional problems, stability of nonlinear wave patterns and solution profiles, singularity analysis, numerical schemes, and Boltzmann equation regarding fluid dynamics such as nonlinear wave patterns and solution profiles, boundary layer theory, time-periodic solutions and convergence rates, new function spaces, hypocoercivity, and regularity of non cutoff cross-sections.
Yang also serves on editorial boards as co-editor-in-chief of Kinetic and Related Models, editor of Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica(Chinese Series), editor of Analysis and Applications, and editor ofCommunications on Pure and Applied Analysis.
Dr. Wei, born in 1957, entered Peking University in early 1977. He received his bachelor degree in chemistry in 1979 and M.S. in 1981. He also graduated with a Ph.D. from the City University of New York in 1986 under Prof. George Odian. After postdoctoral work at MIT with Prof. Gary Wnek, he joined Drexel University in 1987 as assistant professor, where he was promoted to DuPont Associate Professor with tenure in 1991 and full Professor in 1995. He became Herman B. Wagner Professor of Polymer and Materials Chemistry in 2004. His was also appointed director of the Center for Advanced Polymers and Materials Chemistry Drexel, and has been chairman of the Materials Forum in the American Chemical Society Philadelphia Section since 1989. Currently, he serves as chair professor at SJTU.
Dr. Wei has received the ACS Philadelphia Section Award, Drexel Research Achievement Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences Outstanding Oversea Scholar Award, National Natural Science Foundation of China Award for Outstanding Young Scientists, and DuPont Young Faculty Award, among others. He served as vice-chairman of the Academic Board and Deputy Director of the Jilin University Alan G. MacDiarmid Institute and sits on the academic board of the National Key Laboratory of Polymer Physics and Chemistry in China. In 2006, he became a chair professor at Chung-Yuan Christian University in Taiwan.
Dr. Wei has been interested in various fields of polymer, materials, and biological sciences, including conductive and electroactive polymers, hybrid sol-gel materials, mesoporous materials, nanocomposites, enzyme-immobilization, biocatalysis, biosensors, dental materials, protein folding, protein interactions, cellular and stem cell tissue engineering, gene and drug delivery, bio-adhesives, bioconversion of biomass, and neurosciences. He has co-edited 2 books, co-authored over 440 scientific articles (>6300 citations) and received ten issued US patents.
Professor Shen Jie received her bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from East China Normal University in 1984, PhD in Molecular Biology from University of Virginia in 1995 and postdoctoral degree in Neurobiology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1997. She is now a professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and senior scientist at the Department of Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Professor Shen’s research focuses on elucidation of the pathogenic mechanisms of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. She employed a multidisciplinary approach based on the generation and analysis of mouse models to understand how pathogenic mutations perturb the normal in vivo function of gene products linked to these disorders. She has published more than 75 academic papers on neurology. She is on the editorial board for Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, Neuromolecular Medicine, Neurodegenerative Diseases and Frontiers Journal Series. Currently, she is a member of National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Lin received his B.S. in mathematics and computer science in 1983 from Amoy University, China, his M.E. in automatic control in 1989 from Chinese Academy of Space Technology, and his Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering in 1994 from Washington State University, Washington.
From July 1983 to July 1986, Dr. Lin worked as a control engineer at Chinese Academy of Space Technology. In February 1994, he joined the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, the State University of New York at Stony Brook, as a visiting assistant professor, where he became an assistant professor in September 1994. Since July 1997, he has been with the Charles L. Brown Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Virginia, where he is currently a professor.
His current research interests include nonlinear control, robust control, and control of magnetic bearing systems. In these areas he has published several papers. He is also the author of Low Gain Feedback (Springer-Verlag, London, 1998), a co-author (with Tingshu Hu) of Control Systems with Actuator Saturation: Analysis and Design (Birkhauser, Boston, 2001) and a co-author (with Ben Chen and Yacov Shamash) of Linear Systems Theory: A Structural Decomposition Approach (Birkhauser, Boston, 2004). He received a US Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award for his work on control systems with actuator saturation.
Dr. Lin served as associate editor on the Conference Editorial Board of the IEEE Control Systems Society and IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. He is currently associate editor of Automatica, editor ofIEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, and corresponding editor for conference activities of IEEE Control Systems Magazine. He is also a member of IEEE Control Systems Society's Technical Committee on Nonlinear Systems and Control and heads its Working Group on Control with Constraints.
Dr. Chiang received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley, USA in 1986. He is currently Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. He and his co-workers have published more than 200 refereed papers including 100 Journal papers and book chapters which appear in IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, et al. He has written about 50 research reports. He has served on several national and international committees and panels. He was Associate Editor for Express Letters of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems: Part I; 1993 -1995. He was Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems; 1990 - 1991. Dr. Chiang is the founder of Bigwood Systems, Inc. (BSI), Ithaca, NY and Global Optimal Technology, Inc., Ithaca, NY, and a co-founder of Intelicis Corporation, Santa Clara, CA.
Professor Chiang's research effort is focused on theoretical developments and practical applications. Particular areas include nonlinear system theory, nonlinear computations and their practical applications to electric circuits, systems, signals and images. He and his co-workers have developed a comprehensive theory of stability regions for general nonlinear dynamical systems (including continuous, discrete, interconnected, hyperbolic and non-hyperbolic nonlinear systems) and their practical applications. He and his co-workers have developed BCU method and Group-based BCU method for fast direct stability assessments for electric power systems. He has developed a new global optimization methodology, called Trust-Tech methodology.
Dr. Chiang holds seven patents related to power system security assessment and control, distribution network analysis and control, and another two patents related to global optimal technologies.
Huang Bingru, a professor in the Department of Plant Biology and Pathology and a researcher at Rutgers Center for Turfgrass Science, collaborates with Bioforsk University in Norway and with numerous universities in China.
Huang has been integral in putting together a 2+2 program in plant science between Rutgers and SJTU. Students from SJTU who are admitted into the program take courses for the first two years in China and then transfer into the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences as juniors. These students then complete the requirements of the college and the major into which they have been admitted. Students in the program receive a diploma from both universities.
In 2006, Huang received the Cheung Kong Scholarship from the Chinese Ministry of Education. With those funds, Huang has helped establish a turf grass stress physiology lab, which focuses on drought, heat, salt, and heavy metal stresses on turf grass growth.
In recent years, Professor Huang Bingru has led more than 20 projects of NSF, USDA, USGA and others mainly on physiological responses and management of turfgrass to abiotic stresses, bioengineering and biotechnology. She successfully delivered the genes of ipt and HAV1 into turfgrass and improved its resistibility against high temperature, drought and high salt stress. She discovered the physiology of the root system and metabolism of cool-season turfgrass resisting against high-temperature soil and drought stress. This serves as important evidence for the biotechnology and genetic enhancement of turfgrass. She was awarded Double Fellowship of Crop Science Society of America and American Society of Agronomy for another important discovery of the high temperature resistance control gene.
Professor Huang has published more than 120 academic papers on turfgrass science, of which 49 were written in the past five years and cited by SCI. She was on the editorial board for eight monographs. The book Applied Turfgrass Physiology has been selected as the textbook of first choice on turfgrass science at American universities. She also works as associate editor for the American authoritative journal on agronomy Crop Science.
Zhou Lin assumed the Deanship of Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University in April 2010. He received his bachelor degree from Fudan University in 1982 and Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University in 1989. He had teaching experience at Yale University, Duke University, Arizona State University, City University of Hong Kong, and Tsinghua University.
He was elected Fellow of World Econometric Society in 2009, and is the first scholar in China mainland being granted this award. Before serving as the Dean of Antai College, Zhou was the dean of School of Economics of Antai College and the Deputy Dean of Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Professor Chen Fangruo is an Ira Rennert Professor of Business at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University. He received a B.S. in Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1985. From the University of Pennsylvania, he received his M.S. in systems engineering in 1987, A.M. in managerial economics and social sciences in 1992, and Ph. D. in operations management in 1993 (from the Wharton School).
Chen’s main research area is supply chain management. He has published extensively in many of the field’s top academic journals such asManagement Science and Operations Research. His research has addressed issues in production/distribution planning, procurement, supplier management, supply chain coordination/information sharing/contracting, salesforce incentives, etc.
Chen received the prestigious CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (USA) in 1997. In 2004, he received the Overseas Chinese Young Investigator Award from the National Natural Science Foundation of China. In 2005, he was appointed the Distinguished Visiting Professor by the Chinese Academy of Science.
Professor Chen held, and continues to hold, numerous leadership positions in his profession: Area Editor for Operations Research(responsible for the Manufacturing, Service, and Supply Chain Operations area), Departmental Editor for Management Science (Supply Chain Management Department), Senior Editor for Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, and Editorial Board Member of Marketing Science. In 2006, he served as the President of the Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Society in the U.S.
Currently, Lu serves as a lecturer of international Economics and Finance Department in Antai College of Economics Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. After graduated from Foreign Language Department of Fudan University majoring in Japanese language, she was awarded master's degree of Civil Law by Shanghai Social Science institution and master's degrees of Commercial Law by Meiji University. She also studied Japanese Economic Law and Commercial Law in Waseda University and Keio University.
Dr. Shen Hao assumed the directorship of Shanghai Institute of Immunology in 2008. He received his Ph.D. from University of California-Riverside in 1992 and his postdoctoral training at University of California-Los Angeles from 1992-1997. He was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1997 and was promoted to tenured Associate Professor in 2003.
Dr. Shen received his training in microbial pathogenesis during his Ph.D. studies and in immunology during his postdoctoral work. His work applies his expertise on manipulating both the pathogen and the host immune system to study the complex host-pathogen interactions, with an emphasis on cellular immune responses and immunological memory. His research interests include immunity to infection, immunological memory and microbial pathogenesis. Using molecular genetics, his group has developed a series of recombinant Listeria monocytogenes strains expressing foreign antigens, which have become a widely used model system to study various aspects of the immune responses and to develop recombinant vaccines against heterogeneous pathogens. Studies from his laboratory show that memory CD8 T cells are functionally defective when they are generated in the absence of CD4 T cell help. More recent work from Dr. Shen’s group has demonstrated that epigenetics plays an important role in memory T cell differentiation and enhanced functionality of memory T cells. These findings uncovered a novel function of CD4 T cells, highlight the importance of not only quantity but also quality of an immune response, and suggest new avenues for improving immunotherapy and vaccine efficacy.
Shen is member of NIH Grant Review Study Section and member of American Heart Association Peer Review Committee. He was also selected Outstanding Oversea Young Scholar by National Science Foundation of China.
Professor Ye Lin graduated with a B.E. in 1982 from the Harbin Institute of Ship Engineering and Technology, an M.E. in 1984 and a Ph.D. in 1987 from the Beijing Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He was awarded the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship at the University of Kaiserslautern from 1990 to 1992. He joined the University of Sydney as a lecturer in 1992 and was promoted to Senior Lecturer (1995) and Reader (1998). In 2002, he was employed as a full Professor at the School of Aerospace, Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering. In 2005, he was elected Fellow of Australian Academy of Technological Science & Engineering.
His major research interests include composites science and technology, smart materials and structures, nano-materials and nano-composites, structural integrity and durability.
He has over 350 scientific publications including 5 books (three edited proceedings) and 220 refereed papers in leading international journals. For his achievements, he was awarded AvH Fellowship (1990-1992), AvH Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Awards (2004), KC Wong Fellowship of Chinese Academy of Science (2004), the (Overseas) Outstanding Young Scholar Award of NSF of China (2006) and the (Overseas) Cheung Kong Scholar of MoE (China) (2008-2010).
Professor Liu Huichun has made explorations in the concept, physics and instruments of quantum well-infrared photo detector (QWIP). He is regarded as the pioneer in the physics and applications of intersubband transitions in quantum wells and is now the chair of ITQW Committee for International Conference on ITQW. He has established a new record of ultra-high frequency (82 GHz) heterodyne measurement [Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 1594 (1995)]. His ultra-high frequency detector has made possible the unique measurement of self-mode-locking quantum cascade laser.
In recent years, Professor Liu Huichun has won several awards such as IEEE Fellow 2007and APS Fellow 2004. He is the first one to provide evidence for coupled electron-phonon modes in subband transition of quantum wells with an article published on Phys.Rev.Lett (2003). His work is of great importance to the understanding and design of the infrared THz laser of intersubbands and has paved the way for the research on THz’s physics and applications. The research team he led completed the Thz quantum cascade laser shot and deepened the understanding of its physics. It is also the first time that the Thz quantum well photo detection was realized in the international community.
He Zhigang received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and was a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Marc Tessier-lavigne at UCSF. Dr. He has been selected as Klingenstein Fellow in Neuroscience, John Merck Scholar, and McKnight Scholar.
He Zhigang is interested in failed regeneration of lesioned axons in the adult mammalian central nervous system (CNS). His research has been focused on two potential mechanisms: the inhibitory activity in the adult lesion sites and reduced intrinsic ability associated with mature CNS neurons. His research findings have been published in top-level international authoritative journals including Neuron, Science, Nature andCell. He serves on the editorial board of Experimental Neurology andJournal of Neuroscience.
Dr. Mao received his MD from Nanjing Medical University, China. He was Postdoctoral Fellow, Head and Neck Cancer Research Division, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to that, he was visiting Surgeon in Department of Surgery and Endocrine Research Unit at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. Mao is currently Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the Molecular Biology Laboratory in the Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. He is also Faculty Member, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the University of Texas - Houston Health Science Center.
Dr. Mao is formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Cangen International, Inc. He has served in a consulting capacity for such groups as H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Association for International Cancer Research in the U.K., International Society for Preventative Oncology, Department of Veteran Affairs, and Bayer Diagnostics. Dr. Mao is Associate Editor of Clinical Cancer Research and member of the Editorial Academy of International Journal of Oncology. He is a journal reviewer for many outstanding publications including Cancer Research, Clinical Chemistry, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Nature Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine,British Journal of Cancer, American Journal of Pathology, Oncogene, and Science.
Professor Wang Jun graduated from Dalian Institute of Technology (renamed as Dalian University of Technology in 1988) with a degree of B.S. in Electrical Engineering in1982. He furthered his study there, received his M.S. in systems engineering in 1985, and became an instructor of the institute the next year. He served as a part-time Teaching/Research Assistant in Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio from 1986 to1989 and CAD Programmer (part-time) of Zagar, Inc., Ohio. He was employed as Assistant Professor at University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota from 1990 to 1993, Associate Professor of this university from 1993 to 1997, and Associate Professor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 1995 to 2001. Since 2002, he has been promoted as Professor of the CUHK.
Professor Wang’s research interests include neural networks, computational intelligence, intelligent control, intelligent robotics, intelligent manufacturing and perations research.
He was granted General Research Fund twice by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council, respectively for the research on “Analysis and design of model predictive control based on recurrent neural networks” (2009-2012) and the research on “Analysis and design of associative memories based on recurrent neural networks” (2008-2010). He also received six Earmarked Grants by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council. Currently, Wang sits on the editorial board of IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks， IEEE Transactions on Systems，Man, and Cybernetics- Part B and International Journal of Neural Systems.
Professor Liu Hao graduated from Dalian University of Technology, China in August 1985 with a bachelor degree in applied mechanics. He furthered his study in Yokohama National University and received his M.E. in March, 1989 and Ph.D. in engineering in March, 1992.
Professor Liu became member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 2007, member of American Physics Society in 2006, member of Society of Experimental Biology in 2009, member of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers in 1998, member of Japan Society for Medical and Biological Engineering in 2003, and member of Japan Association of Computational Mechanics in 2003.
Currently, Liu’s major research interests include biomechanics, biomimetics, computational mechanics (CFD and CSD), biomechanics in swimming, biomechanics in insect & bird flights, low Reynolds number aerodynamics, micro air vehicle and unmanned vehicle, biomechanics in cardiovascular system and multi-scale, multi-physics modeling of circulatory system.
Professor Chen Yan graduated from Tsinghua University with a B.A. in English for Science and Technology in 1988 and furthered his study in California Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in social sciences in 1995 with his dissertation of “A Theoretical Study of Political Institutions and Economic Policies”. Professor Chen is currently Professor in School of Information at University of Michigan, Research Professor in Institute for Social Research at University of Michigan, and Associate Director in Smith Experimental Economics Research Center at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Professor Chen’s research interests lie in Experimental Economics and Mechanism Design, Information Economics. He received Career Development Award by University of Michigan in 1999, and Elsie G. Marshall Junior Faculty Development Award of Department of Economics at University of Michigan in 1999.
Professor Wang Yibin received Diploma in Biochemistry from Fudan University in Shanghai, China in 1986, and B.S. in Biological Sciences from State University of New York in Albany, New York in 1988. In 1993, he obtained Ph.D. in cellular and molecular biology from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston of Texas. During 1996-1998, he worked as postdoctoral fellow in Department of Medicine at University of California in San Diego.
In 2009, Wang became director of Translational Medical Research Center, Key Laboratory of Cell Differentiation and Apoptosis of National Ministry of Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He is also a professor in Department of Anesthesiology and Medicine in David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Wang has 77 papers published on leading journals like Nature Medicine, PNAS, JCI, Circulation Research, Circulation and JBC. He sits on the editorial board of PNAS and Circulation.
rofessor Cao received her B.S. in materials engineering and B.S. in automotive control from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1989, M.S. and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering in 1992 and 1995 from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She became Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers in 2007, Associate Member of the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP) in 2009, and Fellow of Society of Manufacturing Engineers in 2010.
Cao has won CAREER Award (1997-2001) by National Science Foundation, Outstanding Young Investigator Award of Japan-US Flexible Automation in 2002, and Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award by Society of Manufacturing Engineers in the same year. She was also the recipient of Young Investigator Award by American Society of Mechanical Engineers/Applied Mechanics in 2006.
Her research interests lie in modeling design and manufacturing process control, instability analysis and solid mechanics.
Professor Dong received his Ph.D. in biological engineering from Columbia University. He is a distinguished professor in biological engineering and engineering science and mechanics at the Pennsylvania State University.
He is Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) and the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES). And he also serves as member of the United States National Committee on Biomechanics (USNCB), the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the American Physiological Society (APS) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Currently, he serves as managing editor of Frontiers in Bioscience, associate editor of BMES Annuals of Biomedical Engineering, associate editor of ASME Journal of Medical Devices and BMES Journal of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering.
Professor Dong’s research interests mainly lie in biomechanics, cellular engineering and cell mechanics, cellular behavior and mechanism in response to physical and chemical stimulation, with focuses on the inflammatory process, cancer immunoediting and metastasis, engineering applications to cell and molecular biology, including cell deformation, cell-cell adhesion, cell signaling, cell migration and motility.
Professor Xi Kaiyuan was born in Shanghai, China. He studied in the U.S. and received his Ph.D. from Chicago University in 1993.
He has served on the editorial boards of many leading journals likeJournal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research,Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Management and Organization Review, and Journal of Asian Business Studies. He also served as an ad hoc reviewer for Journal of Accounting Research, American Economic Review, Current Directions in Psychological Sciences, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Emotion, Experimental Economics,Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Economic Psychology,Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Management and Organization Review, Management Science, Marketing Science,Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Perspectives on Psychological Sciences, Psychological Bulletin, Psychological Science, Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, Risk Analysis, and more. He has co-organized Behavioral Decision Research in Management Conference (in Chicago), First International Happiness Conference (in Shanghai), and has served on the program committees of Association of Consumer Research Conference and International Association for Chinese Management Research Biannual Conference.
Professor Xi’s research interests include marketing and consumer behavior, happiness, judgment and choice, behavioral economics, cultural psychology, and policy implications of these topics (especially in China).
Han-Ping D. Shieh received his B.S. from National Taiwan University in 1975 and Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A. in 1987. He joined National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) in Hsinchu, Taiwan as a professor at Institute of Opto-Electronic Engineering and Microelectronics and Information Research Center (MIRC) in 1992 after being as a Research Staff Member at IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA since 1988 and R&D engineer at GE Aerospace from 1980 -1982.
He was an associate director, MIRC from 2003~2005. He founded and served as the first director of Display Institute, the first graduate academic institute in the world dedicated to display education and research at NCTU in 2003. He has been holding a joint-appointment as a Research Fellow at Center for Applied Sciences and Engineering, Academia Sinica since 1999. In 2004, he was appointed as co-PI of “Display Science and Technology Large-Scale Project”. He was dean, College of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NCTU from 2006 to2010. Currently he serves as academic leader at National Engineering Laboratory of TFT-LCD Key Materials and Technologies and special assistant to the President, SJTU,
He is a Director, SID (Society for Information Display), and the president of SID Taipei Chapter. He has been/is as program chair, and committee member, organizing conferences in major data storage (ISOM, MORIS, Intermag, ODS, APDSC) and display (SID, IDRC, ASID, FPD Expo, etc.). He is an associate editor of IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology (JDT) and Journal of SID (J-SID). He was elected as Fellow, SID in 2005.
His current research interests are in display, optical MEMS, and nano-optical components. He has published more than 100 journal papers and has more than 30 patents to his credit.
Li received his B.E. (summa cum laude) and M.E. in computer science from Tsinghua University, Beijing in 1987 and 1989, and his Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1993.
Currently, Li Bo serves as professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, where he has been affiliated with since 1996. Prior to that, he was with IBM Networking System Division, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, working on high performance routers and ATM switches.
His recent research interests are: large-scale content distribution in the Internet, Peer-to-Peer media streaming, cloud computing, and wireless sensor networks. He has made original contributions on proxy placement in CDN, capacity calculation in cellular networks, Internet video multicast, and P2P video streaming. The Coolstreaming system developed by Li and his team (2004-2005) was the first large-scale P2P live video streaming system in the world, and the FS2You system (2007-2008) has attracted millions of downloads worldwide. He received the Young Investigator Award from the National Natural Science Foundation of China in 2004. He served as distinguished lecturer for IEEE Communications Society (2006-2007). He was a co-author for the Best Paper Award from IEEE IWQoS 2008, and received the Best Paper Award from IEEE Communications Society, Technical Committee on Multimedia Communications in 2009.
He was the founding Editor-in-Chief for International Journal on Vehicular Technology (2006-2008). He has been on editorial board for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2001-2005), IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (2005-present), IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2002-2007), IEEE Communications Survey and Tutorials (2007-present), IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC) - Wireless Communications Series (1999-2001), ACM Journal of Wireless Networks (WINET) (1999-present) and other leading journals.
Wei Ran, born in September, 1962, received his bachelor’s degree from Shanghai International Studies University in 1986. He obtained his master’s degree from University of Wales, UK in 1990 and his PhD in Mass Communication from Indiana University, USA in 1995. In 2009, he was appointed as tenured professor and Gonzales Brothers Professor of Journalism at the School of Journalism & Mass Communications of University of South Carolina, USA. He is also the head of the Advertising and Public Relations Sequence of USC. He worked as assistant professor at the School of Journalism and Communication of Chinese University of Hong Kong. He was a senior visiting scholar at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information of Nanyang Technological University.
Professor Wei Ran is now a member of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) and of International Communication Association (ICA). He works as associate editor for Mass Communication & Society, guest editor for Asian Journal of Communication and on the editorial advisory board for five journals on media communication in American and Asia. He is also the external dissertation examiner for City University of Hong Kong and University of Hong Kong. Additionally, he organizes training sessions for media, advertising and public relations companies in China and USA. He is the also a special contributor in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan.
Professor Wei Ran has led numerous research projects on new media, communication effects and international advertising. He has published about 130 academic papers and monographs, and contributed chapters to books. Among them, about 30 have been cited by SSCI. He has been awarded by AEJMC for several times.
Dr. Chen received her Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1995. She has been elected fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), associate fellow of AIAA, president of Execution Committee for ASME Design Automation, member of Execution Committee for ASME Design Engineering Branch, and member of Advisory Committee for International Design Society. She has been serving as associate editor or sitting on the editorial board of several leading journals like ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Structure & Multidisciplinary Optimization, and Engineering Optimization.
Currently, Dr. Chen is tenured professor of mechanical engineering and adjunct professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences at Northwestern University, and has been named the Wilson-Cook Endowed Professor in Engineering Design. She also serves as director of the Integrated Design Automation Laboratory and director of Interdisciplinary Work Group for Forecasting Science and Engineering Design at Northwestern University.
She attained many awards including ASME Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal Award, Ralph R. Teetor Education Award by Society of Automotive Engineering, Intelligent Optimal Design Prize at 18th International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology, and National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Award.
Dr. Chen has authored or co-authored six books and published over 210 journal papers with over 900 SCI citations.
Tao Longbin received his PhD from University of Western Australia in 2002 for research on deepwater offshore hydrodynamics. In 2008, he was appointed Lloyd’s Register Chair Professor of Offshore Engineering at Newcastle University. Before moving to the UK, he lectured at Griffith University in Australia from 2001 to 2008. Tao’s primary research interests are in offshore hydrodynamics. In addition to academic research, he was employed as an engineer at Maritime Safety in China and naval architect at a shipbuilding company in Australia from 1988 to 1997.
He is an associate editor of ASME Journal of offshore mechanics and arctic engineering and has published about 50 journal papers. He also served as an expert witness for court cases on maritime accident in Australia.
Dr. Wang Hai graduated from East China University of Science and Technology with a B.E. in 1984, and received his M.S. from Michigan Technological University in 1986 and his Ph.D. degree from Pennsylvania State University in 1992. In 1997-2001, he served as Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Delaware, and in 2001-2004 served as Associate Professor. In 2007, he became Professor in Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering.
Dr. Wang’s research interests include combustion chemistry, high-temperature chemical kinetics, soot formation and its effects on climate forcing, nano-material synthesis, characterization and modeling, transport theory of nanomaterials, chemical sensors, catalysis and photocatalys