Keynote Speakers 2024

  Keynote Speaker Ⅰ

Prof. Yang Shi

IEEE Fellow, ASME Fellow, CSME Fellow

University of Victoria, Canada


Yang SHI received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering and automatic control from Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China, in 1994 and 1998, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, in 2005. From 2005 to 2009, he was an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada. In 2009, he joined the University of Victoria, and now he is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada. His current research interests include networked and distributed systems, model predictive control (MPC), cyber-physical systems (CPS), robotics and mechatronics, navigation and control of autonomous systems (AUV and UAV), and energy system applications. 

Dr. Shi received the University of Saskatchewan Student Union Teaching Excellence Award in 2007, and the Faculty of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award in 2012 at the University of Victoria (UVic). He is the recipient of the JSPS Invitation Fellowship (short-term) in 2013, the UVic Craigdarroch Silver Medal for Excellence in Research in 2015, the 2017 IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems Outstanding Paper Award, the Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers in 2018; CSME Mechatronics Medal (2023); IEEE Dr.-Ing. Eugene Mittelmann Achievement Award (2023). He is IFAC Council Member; VP on Conference Activities IEEE IES and the Chair of IEEE IES Technical Committee on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems. Currently, he is Co-Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, and Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering; he also serves as Associate Editor for Automatica, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, etc. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of IES. 

He is a Fellow of IEEE, ASME, CSME, Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), and a registered Professional Engineer in British Columbia, Canada.

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  Keynote Speaker Ⅱ

Prof. Maode Yan

Chang'an University, China

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