Prof. Ji-Feng Zhang

Institute of Systems Science
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing 100190, P.R.China

Email: jif@iss.ac.cn 

 
 


RESEARCH INTERESTS

EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

HONORS AND AWARDS

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PUBLICATION LIST


 

CHINESE VERSION

    Research Interests

    1. System Modelling and Identification
    2. Stochastic Systems
    3. Adaptive Control
    4. Multi-Agent Systems
    5. Systems with Set-Valued Observations

    Education Experience

    1988.09-1991.05: Ph.D in Operation Research and Control Theory
    Institute of Systems Science (ISS), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
    1985.09-1988.06: M.Sc. in Operation Research and Control Theory
    Institute of Systems Science, CAS
    1981.09-1985.07: B.Sc. in Control Theory
    Dept. of Math., Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, China

    Professional Experience

    2012.07-present: Director of the Institute of Systems Science,
    Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences (AMSS), CAS
    2003.03-2012.06: Deputy Director of the Institute of Systems Science, AMSS, CAS
    2003.03-2009.09: Head of the Laboratory of Systems and Control, AMSS, CAS
    2000.02-2000.08: Visiting Professor, Dept. of ECE, Wayne State University
    1999.01-present: Professor, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Sciences, CAS
    1998.11-2003.02: Deputy Head of the Laboratory of Systems and Control, AMSS, CAS
    1997.01-present: Professor, Institute of Systems Science, CAS
    1996.12-1998.02: Visiting Scholar, Dept. of MAE, Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
    1993.12-1996.12: Associate Professor, Institute of Systems Science, CAS
    1991.06-1993.12: Research Associate, Institute of Systems Science, CAS
    1991.11-1992.12: Post-Doctor, Dept. of EE, McGill University

    Honors and Awards

    2016   Academician of the International Academy for Systems and Cybernetic Sciences (appointed in September 2016)
    2016   IFAC Fellow (elected in June 2016)
    2015   Second Prize of the State Natural Science Award, P. R. China
    2014   IEEE Fellow (elected in November 2013)
    2014   Guan Zhaozhi Chair Professor, AMSS, CAS (2014--2016)
    2010   Second Prize of the State Natural Science Award, P. R. China
    2009   Excellent Chinese Doctoral Dissertation Supervisor
    2009   Baojie Excellent Graduate Student Supervisor, CAS
    2009   Excellent Graduate Student Supervisor, CAS
    2009   Best Paper Award of the 7th Asian Control Conference
    2008   Outstanding research award of AMSS, CAS
    2008   Excellent Graduate Student Supervisor, CAS
    2007   Excellent Gradtuate Student Supervisor, CAS; and Excellent Graduate Student Supervisor of AMSS, CAS
    2004   Guan Zhaozhi Best Paper Award of the 23rd Chinese Control Conference
    1997   Recipient of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars
    The National Natural Science Foundation of China
    1995   First Prize of the Young Scientist Award of the CAS
    1994   Special Government Allowances of the State Council, China
    1991   The Excellent Prize of the President Award of the CAS
    1989   The Excellent Prize of the President Award of the CAS

    Activities in societies/organizations

  • Standing member of the China Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (CSIAM), 2016.8--2020.8
  • Vice-President of the Shanghai Academy of Systems Science, 2015.1--2019.12
  • Vice-Chair of the Technical Board of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), 2014.8--2017.7
  • Convenor of Systems Science Discipline, Academic Degree Committee of the State Council, P. R. China, 2009 --
  • Vice-President of the Chinese Association of Automation (CAA), 2014.1--
  • Chair of the Technical Committee on Control Theory (TCCT), CAA, 2010.1--
  • Vice-President of the Systems Engineering Society of China (SESC), 2010.11--
  • Standing member of the Chinese Mathematical Society (CMS), 2008.1--2015.11
  • Vice-President of the Beijing Mathematical Society, China, 2006.1--2013.12
  • Member of the Board of Governors, IEEE Control Systems Society, 2013.1--2013.12
  • Member of the Steering Committee, Asian Control Association, 2009.1-2014.2
  • Vice-General Secretary of the Chinese Association of Automation (CAA), 2002.1--2008.12
  • Vice-Chair of the Technical Committee on Control Theory (TCCT), CAA, 2002.1--2007.12
  • General Secretary of the TCCT, CAA, 1993.5--2002.12
  • Senior Member of the IEEE (Control Systems Society), 1997.1--2013.12
  • Member, IFAC Technical Committee on Modeling, Identification and Signal Processing, 2009--
  • Activities in journals

  • Editor-in-Chief, All About Systems and Control, 2014.1-- ;
  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Systems Science and Mathematical Sciences, 2014.1-- ;
  • Managing Editor, Journal of Systems Science and Complexity, 2007.6-2014.5;
  • Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the following journals:
    * SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, 2014.6-- ;
    * SCIENTIA SINICA Informationis, 2014.6-- ;
    * Systems Engineering --- Theory and Practice, 2011.1-- ;
  • * Control Theory and Applications, 2008.4-2013.7;
    * Acta Automatica Sinica, 2005.4-2010.12;
    * Journal of Systems Science and Mathematical Sciences, 2004.10-2013.12;
  • Associate editor/editorial board member of the following journals:
    * IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2007.1-2009.12;
    * SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 2008.1-2013.12;
    * Acta Automatica Sinica, 1999.10--2010.12;
    * Control Theory and Applications, 2003.7-2008.4;
    * Journal of Control Theory and Applications, 2003.11-2008.4;
    * Mathematics in Practice and Theory, 2006.1--2013.12;
    * Aerospace Control and Application, 2008.1-- ;
    * Journal of Shandong University (Engineering Science), 2011.7--2015.12.
  • Activities in confernces

  • General Vice-Chair, The 36th Chinese Control Conference, 2017
  • General Vice-Chair, The 1st China Systems Science Congress, 2017
  • General Co-Chair, The 33rd Chinese Control Conference, 2014
  • General Co-Chair, The 32nd Chinese Control Conference, 2013
  • Program Chair/Co-Chair/Vice-Chair of the following conferences:
    * The 2nd China Systems Science Congress, Beijing, China, 2018
    * The 20th IFAC World Congress (IFAC 2017), Toulouse, France, 2017
    * The 17th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, Beijing, China, 2015
    * The 30th Chinese Control Conference, Yantai, China, 2011
    * The 9th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Beijing, China, 2012
    * The IEEE International Conference on Control Applications (CCA), part of the IEEE
       Multi-Conference on Systems & Control (MSC), Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2012
    * International Conference on Modeling, Identification and Control, China, 2008
  • Organizing Committee Co-Chair of the following conferences:
    * The 21st-26th Chinese Control Conferences (CCC, 2002-2007)
    * The 1st-4th Chinese-Swedish Conference on Control (2003-2008)
    * The 1st-8th Conference on Frontier Problems in Systems and Control (2000-2008)
  • Finance Co-Chair of the 48th Conference on Decision and Control, Dec. 2009
  • Deputy Editor-in-Chief, The 13th~26th Chinese Control Conferences, 1993—2007
  • Regional Program Co-Chair, the 2003 Int. Conf. on Control, Automation, and Systems (2003, Korea)
  • Program Committee Member of the following conferences:
    * The 3rd-7th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, China, 2000-2008;
    * The 15th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, France, 2009;
    * The 16th IFAC Symposium on System Identification, Belgium, 2012;

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Email: jif@iss.ac.cn 
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