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The IEEE Access Senior Editors are IEEE Fellows who are highly experienced in their area of expertise. Senior Editors directly assist the Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor, and Associate Editors with making decisions that ensure the publication maintains the highest quality while adhering to the publication policies and procedures of IEEE.

John Baillieul

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

About Dr. Baillieul

IEEE Fellow

John Baillieul has held appointments in three departments at Boston University; he is currently Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is former Chairman of two departments.

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IEEE Fellow

Professor Baillieul is active in the IEEE Control Systems Society where he served as President in 2006. He has also served in various capacities on the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. From 1992 to 1998, he was Editor-in-Chief of this journal, which was the most highly cited of all journals in Electrical Engineering in both 2006 and 2007.

He is an IEEE Fellow for contributions to nonlinear control theory, robotics, and the control of complex mechanical systems. He received the IEEE Third Millennium Medal. He is also Fellow of SIAM and a Fellow of IFAC. Baillieul has held leadership positions in both TAB and PSPB, including past IEEE VP of Publication Services and Products.

Gerard Capolino

University of Picardie “Jules Verne”

Amiens, France


Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering

About Dr. Capolino

IEEE Fellow

Gérard-André Capolino (A’77, M’82, SM’89, F’02, LF’19) received the B.Sc. in electrical engineering from Ecole Centrale de Marseille, Marseille, France in 1974, the M.Sc. from CentraleSupelec, Paris, France in 1975, the Ph.D. from Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France in 1978 and the D.Sc. from Grenoble Alpes University, Grenoble, France in 1987.

He is a Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Picardie “Jules Verne”, Amiens, France.

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He has published more than 550 papers and technical reports. He has been the President of the IEEE-Industrial Electronics Society (2012-2013) and the IEEE France Section Chair (2005-2007). His research interests are design, control and condition monitoring of electrical machines and drives.

He has received 5 prestigious international awards in the field of electrical machines: the 2008 IEEE-IES Dr.-Ing. Eugene Mittelmann Achievement Award, the 2010 ICEM Arthur Ellison Achievement Award, the 2011 IEEE-PELS Diagnostics Achievement Award, the 2016 ICEM John Tegopoulos Distinguished Service Award and the 2017 IEEE-PES Cyril Veinott Electromechanical Energy Conversion Award. He has been Associate Editor has been an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (2003-2018), the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics since 2003 and of the IEEE ACCESS since 2014. He has been also IEEE-IES ITeN Editorial Board Chair since 2012. He has been Guest Editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics for 9 special sections on Electrical Machines: January 2010, May 2011, May 2012, June 2012, August 2013, September 2013, August 2014, September 2014 and March 2015. He has been also the acting Chair for the Steering Committee of the International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM) from 2006 to 2019 and of the IEEE-SDEMPED from 1997 to 2019.

Shyi-Ming Chen

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Taipei, Taiwan


Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering

About Dr. Chen

IEEE Fellow

Professor Shyi-Ming Chen received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in June 1991.

He is a Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan. From August 2007 to July 2010, he was the Dean of the College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Jinwen University of Science and Technology, New Taipei City, Taiwan. From August 2011 to July 2012, he was the Vice President of the National Taichung University of Education, Taichung, Taiwan. He was the President of the Taiwanese Association for Artificial Intelligence (TAAI) from January 2005 to January 2009. He was the President of the Taiwanese Association for Consumer Electronics (TACE) from December 2008 to December 2012 and from December 2014 to December 2016.

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He has published more than 520 papers in referred journals, conference proceedings and book chapters. His research interests include Fuzzy Systems, Intelligent Systems, Computational Intelligence, Knowledge-Based Systems, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Big Data Analysis, Genetic Algorithms, and Particle Swam Optimization Techniques.

Professor Chen is an IEEE Fellow, an IET Fellow and an IFSA Fellow. He has received numerous honors and awards, including the 2001 Distinguished Talented Person Award, Republic of China, for Distinguished Contributions in Information Technologies, the 2002 Distinguished Electrical Engineering Professor Award granted by the Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering (CIEE), Republic of China, the 2008 Distinguished Engineering Professor Award granted by the Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE), Republic of China, and the 2019 Amity Researcher Award, India, for significant contribution in the field of Artificial Intelligence. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society from 2012 to 2015. He was a 2014 Fellow Evaluation Committee Member of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. Professor Chen is an Editor-in-Chief of Granular Computing, an Associate Editor-in-Chief of Applied Intelligence, an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, an Associate Editor of Information Sciences, an Editorial Board Member of Information Fusion, an Editorial Board Member of Applied Soft Computing, an Editorial Board Member of Applied Intelligence, an Associate Editor of the Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, an Associate Editor of the International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, an Editor of New Mathematics and Natural Computation, an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, an Associate Editor of the Journal of Information Science and Engineering, an Associate Editor of Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making, an Editorial Board Member of Knowledge-Based Systems, and an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control.

Zhu Han

University of Houston

Houston, Texas, USA


John and Rebecca Moores Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department as well as in the Computer Science Department, University of Houston, TX USA

About Dr. Han

IEEE Fellow

Zhu Han (S’01–M’04-SM’09-F’14) received the B.S. degree in electronic engineering from Tsinghua University, in 1997, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1999 and 2003, respectively.

From 2000 to 2002, he was an R&D Engineer of JDSU, Germantown, Maryland. From 2003 to 2006, he was a Research Associate at the University of Maryland. From 2006 to 2008, he was an assistant professor at Boise State University, Idaho. Currently, he is a John and Rebecca Moores Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department as well as in the Computer Science Department at the University of Houston, Texas. Dr. Han is AAAS fellow since 2019 and 1% highly cited researcher according to Web of Science since 2017.

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His research interests include wireless resource allocation and management, wireless communications and networking, game theory, big data analysis, security, and smart grid.

Dr. Han received an NSF Career Award in 2010, the Fred W. Ellersick Prize of the IEEE Communication Society in 2011, the EURASIP Best Paper Award for the Journal on Advances in Signal Processing in 2015, IEEE Leonard G. Abraham Prize in the field of Communications Systems (best paper award in IEEE JSAC) in 2016, and several best paper awards in IEEE conferences. Dr. Han was an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer from 2015-2018, and is AAAS fellow since 2019 and ACM distinguished Member since 2019. Dr. Han is 1% highly cited researcher since 2017 according to Web of Science.

Gerhard Hancke

University of Pretoria

Pretoria, South Africa


Professor

About Dr. Hancke

IEEE Fellow

Gerhard P. Hancke (M’88–SM’00–F’16) received the B.Sc. and B.Eng. degrees (1970), and the M.Eng. degree (1973) in Electronic Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, and the D.Eng. degree (1983) from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

He is a Professor with the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

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He is recognized internationally as a pioneer and leading scholar in Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks research.

He initiated and co-edited the first Special Section on Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks in the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics in 2009 and the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics in 2013. He co-edited a textbook, Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks: Applications, Protocols and Standards (2013), the first on the topic. Prof. Hancke has been serving as an Associate Editor and Guest Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Access, and the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. Currently, he is a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics and Senior Editor of IEEE Access.

Saif Islam

University California Davis

California, USA


Professor of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

About Dr. Islam

IEEE Fellow

Professor Saif Islam received his B.Sc. Degree in Physics from Middle East Technical University, Turkey, M.Sc. degree in Physics from Bilkent University, Turkey and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from UCLA in 2001. He worked for JDS Uniphase Corporation and Hewlett-Packard Laboratories before joining the University California Davis where he is a professor of the Electrical and Computer Engineering department. He is an elected fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Optical Society of America (OSA), International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) and the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

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Prof. Saif Islam’s nanotechnology research focuses on the synthesis and incorporation of low-dimensional and nanostructured materials and devices with conventional integrated circuit (IC) elements and systems. Unlike the research-based approach of sequentially processing individual nanostructures for device physics studies, his group employs massively parallel and mass-manufacturable nanofabrication to reproducibly fabricate low-cost nanodevice arrays in the areas of integrated nanoelectronics and ultra-fast optoelectronic, data communication, quantum sensing, computing, energy harvesting, disease sensing and prevention, and energy storage.

Prof. Islam has authored and co-authored more than 250 scientific papers, organized 32 international conferences and symposiums as a chair/co-chair sponsored by MRS, SPIE and IEEE. He also holds 42 patents as an inventor/co-inventor. He received NSF Faculty Early Career Award, Outstanding Junior Faculty Award and Mid-Career Research Faculty Award, IEEE Professor of the Year and University of California – Davis Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award- the highest teaching honor the University of California-Davis bestows on its faculties. He co-founded two start-up companies based on his inventions. Dr. Islam has been serving as a Senior Editor of IEEE Access, and as Associate Editors for IEEE Photonics Journal and IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology.

D.P. Kothari

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology

Nagpur, India


Honorary Adjunct Professor

About Dr. Kothari

IEEE Fellow

Dr. D. P. Kothari obtained his BE (Electrical) in 1967, ME(Power Systems) in 1969 and Ph.D. in 1975 from BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan.

From 1969 to 1977, he was involved in teaching and development of several courses at BITS Pilani. Earlier Dr. Kothari served as Vice Chancellor, VIT, Vellore, Director in-charge and Deputy Director (Administration) as well as Head in the Centre of Energy Studies at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and as Principal, VRCE, Nagpur. He was visiting professor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, during 1982-83 and 1989, for two years. He was also NSF Fellow at Perdue University, USA in 1992. He also taught at Melbourne University Australia for one semester in 1989.

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Dr. Kothari, who is a recipient of the most Active Researcher Award, has published and presented 812 research papers in various national as well as international journals, conferences, guided 50 Ph.D scholars and 68 M. Tech students, and authored 50 books in various allied areas. He has delivered several keynote addresses and invited lectures at both national and international conferences. He has also delivered 42 video lectures on YouTube with maximum of 40,000 hits!

Dr. Kothari is a Fellow of the National Academy of Engineering (FNAE), Fellow of Indian National Academy of Science (FNASc), Fellow of Institution of Engineers (FIE), Fellow IEEE ,Hon. Fellow ISTE and Fellow IETE. His many awards include the National Khosla Award for Lifetime Achievements in Engineering (2005) from IIT, Roorkee. The University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India has bestowed the UGC National Swami Pranavandana Saraswati Award (2005) in the field of education for his outstanding scholarly contributions. He is also the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award (2009) conferred by the World Management Congress, New Delhi, for his contribution to the areas of educational planning and administration. Recently he received Excellent Academic Award at IIT Guwahati by NPSC-2014. In last two months he has received 6 Life Time Achievement awards by various agencies on 19th February, 4th March, 11th March, 18th March, 20TH March and 25th March 2016, respectively. On 20th April 2016 he received ‘Living Legend’ Award in Chennai Conference. Currently Dr. Kothari is with Wainganga College of Engineering & Management, Nagpur serving as Director Research .He is also chairman board of governors of THDC Institute of Hydropower Engineering and Technology ,Tehri.

Zhiwu Li

Xidian University

Xi’an, China


Electrical Engineer

About Dr. Li

IEEE Fellow

ZhiWu Li received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering, automatic control, and manufacturing engineering, respectively, all from Xidian University, Xi’an, China, in 1989, 1992, and 1995, respectively.

He joined Xidian University in 1992.

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His current research interests include Petri net theory and application, supervisory control of discrete event systems, workflow modeling and analysis, system reconfiguration, game theory, and data and process mining.

He currently chairs of the Discrete Event Systems Technical Committee of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. He is listed in Marquis Who's Who in the world, 27th Edition, 2010. Dr. Li is a recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Research Grant, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, and Research in Paris, France. He is a Fellow of IEEE.

Qilian Liang

University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, Texas, USA


Distinguished University Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering

About Dr. Liang

IEEE Fellow

Qilian Liang received his PhD degree from University of Southern California in Electrical Engineering in 2000.

He is a Distinguished University Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). Prior to joining the faculty of UTA in 2002, he was a Member of Technical Staff in Hughes Network Systems Inc at San Diego, California.

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His research interests include wireless sensor networks, wireless communications, signal processing, computational intelligence.

Dr. Liang has published more than 330 journal and conference papers. He received 2002 IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems Outstanding Paper Award, 2003 U.S. Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, 2007, 2009, 2010 U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program Award, 2012 UTA College of Engineering Excellence in Research Award, 2013 UTA Outstanding Research Achievement Award, and was inducted into UTA Academy of Distinguished Scholars in 2015. Dr. Liang is a Fellow of the IEEE.

Yi Qian

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln, Nebraska, USA


Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

About Dr. Qian

IEEE Fellow

Yi Qian received a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Clemson University, South Carolina.

He is currently a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). Prior to joining UNL, he worked in the telecommunications industry, academia, and government. Some of his previous professional positions include serving as a senior member of scientific staff and a technical advisor at Nortel Networks, a senior systems engineer and a technical advisor at several startup companies, an assistant professor at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, and a senior researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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His research interests include wireless communications and networks, and information and communication network security. More specifically, he has research and industry experience in wireless communications and networks, wireless sensor networks, vehicular communication networks, information and communication network security, smart grid communications, broadband satellite communications, optical communications, high-speed communications and networks, and Internet of Things.

Prof. Yi Qian is a Fellow of IEEE. He was previously Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee for Communications and Information Security. He was the Technical Program Chair for IEEE International Conference on Communications 2018. He serves on the Editorial Boards of several international journals and magazines, including as the Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Wireless Communications. He was a Distinguished Lecturer for IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. He is currently a Distinguished Lecturer for IEEE Communications Society.

Shun-Feng Su

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Taiwan, R.O.C.


Chair Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering

About Dr. Su

IEEE Fellow

Shun-Feng Su received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering, in 1983, from National Taiwan University, Taiwan, R.O.C., and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering, in 1989 and 1991, respectively, from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

He is now a Chair Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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He is an IEEE Fellow, IFSA fellow, CACS fellow and RST fellow. He has published more than 300 refereed journal and conference papers in the areas of robotics, intelligent control, fuzzy systems, neural networks, and non-derivative optimization. His current research interests include computational intelligence, machine learning, virtual reality, intelligent transportation systems, smart home, robotics, and intelligent control.

Dr. Su is very active in various international/domestic professional societies. He now is the IEEE SMC society Distinguished Lecturer Program chair. He also serves as a board member of various academic societies. Dr. Su also acted as General Chair, Program Chair, or various positions for many international and domestic conferences. Dr. Su currently serves as Associate editors of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE/CAA Journal Automatica Sinca and IEEE Access, a subject editor (Electrical Engineering) of the Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, and the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Fuzzy Systems.

Yonggang Wen

Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Singapore


Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

About Dr. Wen

IEEE Fellow

Dr. Yonggang Wen (M’08-S’14-F’20) is the Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He has also served as the Associate Dean (Research) at College of Engineering at NTU Singapore since 2018. He has served as the Acting Director of Nanyang Technopreneurship Centre (NTC) at NTU from 2017 to 2019, and the Assistant Chair (Innovation) of School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE) at NTU from 2016 to 2018. He received his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (minor in Western Literature) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA, in 2008.

He has worked extensively in learning-based system prototyping and performance optimization for large-scale networked computer systems. His work in Multi-Screen Cloud Social TV has been featured by global media (more than 1600 news articles from over 29 countries) and received 2013 ASEAN ICT Awards (Gold Medal). His recent work on DCWiz, an industrial AI platform for data center operations and management, has won 2020 IEEE TCCPS Industrial Technical Excellence Award, 2016 ASEAN ICT Awards (Gold Medal) and 2015 Datacentre Dynamics Awards 2015 – APAC (‘Oscar’ award of data centre industry). He was the sole winner of 2016 Nanyang Awards in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at NTU.

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He is a co-recipient of multiple best papers awards, including 2019 IEEE TCSVT Best Paper Award, 2015 IEEE Multimedia Best Paper Award, 2016 IEEE Globecom, 2016 IEEE Infocom MuSIC Workshop, 2015 EAI/ICST Chinacom, 2014 IEEE WCSP, 2013 IEEE Globecom and 2012 IEEE EUC. He received 2016 IEEE ComSoc MMTC Distinguished Leadership Award. He serves or has served on editorial boards for multiple transactions and journals, including IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine, IEEE Communications Survey & Tutorials, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, IEEE Access Journal and Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, and was elected as the Chair for IEEE ComSoc Multimedia Communication Technical Committee (2014-2016). His research interests include cloud computing, green data center, distributed machine learning, blockchain, big data analytics, multimedia network and mobile computing. He is a Fellow of IEEE.

Zeshui Xu

Sichuan University

Sichuan, China


Professor of the Business School

About Dr. Xu

IEEE Fellow

received the Ph.D. degree from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 2003. From October 2005 to December 2007, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher with Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He was a Distinguished Young Scholar of the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the Chang Jiang Scholar of the Ministry of Education of China. He is currently a Professor with the Business School, Sichuan University, Chengdu.

He has been elected as Academician of IASCYS (International academy for systems and cybernetic sciences), Fellow of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), Fellow of IFSA (International Fuzzy Systems Association), Fellow of RSA (Royal Society of Arts), Fellow of IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology), Fellow of BCS (British Computer Society), and ranked 431th among World’s Top 100,000 Scientists in 2019.

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He has contributed more than 500 SCI/SSCI articles to professional journals, and is among the world’s top 1% most highly cited researchers with about 60,000 citations, his h-index is 123. He is currently the Associate Editors of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Information Sciences, Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making, etc. His current research interests include decision making, computing with words, big data analytics, fuzzy systems and applications, etc.

Zeev Zalevsky

Bar-Ilan University

Tel Aviv District, Israel


Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering

About Dr. Zalevsky

IEEE Fellow

Zeev Zalevsky received his B.Sc. and direct Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Tel-Aviv University in 1993 and 1996 respectively. Zeev is currently a full Professor and the Dean of the faculty of engineering in Bar-Ilan University, Israel. His major fields of research are optical super resolution, biomedical optics, nano-photonics and fiber-based processing and sensing architectures. Zeev has published more than 510 peer review papers, 330 proceeding papers, 9 books (6 authored and 3 as an editor), 30 book chapters and about 100 patents. Zeev gave 600 conference presentations with more than 200 invited/keynote or plenary talks.

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Zeev is a fellow of many large scientific societies such as SPIE, OSA, IEEE, EOS, IOP, IET, IS&T and more. He is also a fellow of the American National Academy of Inventors (NAI). For his work he received many national and international prizes such as the Krill prize, ICO prize, SAOT prize, Juludan prize, Taubelnblatt prize, young investigator prize in nanotechnology, the International Wearable Technologies (WT) Innovation World Cup 2012 Prize, Image Engineering Innovation Award, NANOSMAT prize, SPIE startup challenge prize, SPIE prism award, IAAM Scientist Medal Award, International Photonic Award, Dr. Horace Furumoto Innovations Professional award, The Asian Advanced Materials Award, Edison Award, IEEE distinguished lecturer award and more.