Jie Chen

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First Name: 
Jie
Last Name: 
Chen
Contact Information
Telephone: 
(852) 3442-4280
Fax: 
(852) 2788-7791
Jie Chen is a Chair Professor at the Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. He received the B.S. degree in aerospace engineering from Northwestern Polytechnic University, Xian, China in 1982, the M.S.E. degree in electrical engineering, the M.A. degree in mathematics, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering, all from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1985, 1987, and 1990, respectively. Prior to joining City University, he was with School of Aerospace Engineering and School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia from 1990 to 1993, and with University of California, Riverside, California from 1994 to 2014, where he was a Professor and served as Professor and Chair for the Department of Electrical Engineering from 2001 to 2006. His main research interests are in the areas of linear multivariable systems theory, system identification, robust control, optimization, networked control, and multi-agent systems. An elected Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of AAAS, Fellow of IFAC and a Yangtze Scholar/Chair Professor of China, Dr. Chen was a recipient of 1996 US National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2004 SICE International Award, and 2006 Natural Science Foundation of China Outstanding Overseas Young Scholar Award. He served on a number of journal editorial boards, as an Associate Editor and a Guest Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, a Guest Editor for IEEE Control Systems Magazine, an Associate Editor for Automatica, and the founding Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Control Science and Engineering. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization. He was a member on IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) Board of Governors in 2014 and has served as IEEE CSS Chapter Activities Chair since 2015.    Please see:  http://www.ee.cityu.edu.hk/~jchen/  
Affiliation: 
City University of Hong Kong
Position: 
Chapter Activities Chair; Distinguished Lecturer