Lihua Xie received the B.E. and M.E. degrees in electrical engineering from Nanjing University of Science and Technology in 1983 and 1986, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Newcastle, Australia, in 1992. He held teaching appointments in the Department of Automatic Control, Nanjing University of Science and Technology from 1986 to 1989. Since 1992, he has been with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where he is currently a professor and Head of Division of Control and Instrumentation. He is a Changjiang visiting professor with South China University of Technology.
Dr Xie’s research interests include robust control and estimation, networked control systems, sensor networks, time delay systems and control of hard disk drive systems. He is an editor of IET Book Series on Control and has served as an Associate Editor of several journals including IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Automatica, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-II, and IET Proceedings on Control Theory and Applications. Dr Xie is a Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of IFAC.