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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.

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.