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parallel systems; social computing;
knowledge automation; and artificial
societies, computational experiments,
and parallel execution-based computational methods for complex and
social systems. Dr. Wang received the
National Prize in Natural Sciences of
China in 2007 for his work in intelligent control and applications. He also
received IEEE ITS Outstanding Application and ITS Outstanding Research
Awards in 2009 and 2011, respectively,
and the ASME MESA Award for research and application in mechatronic
and embedded systems.
Dr. Wang was the founding editorin-chief (EIC) of International Journal of Intelligent Control and Systems
from 1995 to 2000, the Series on Intelligent Control and Intelligent Automation from 1996 to 2004, and IEEE
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Magazine from 2006 to 2008. He was
the EIC of IEEE Intelligent Systems
from 2009 to 2012 and IEEE Trans
actions on Intelligent Transporation
Systems from 2009 to 2015. He has
been the EIC of Acta Automatica Sinica (in Chinese) since 2011 and Journal
of Command and Control (in Chinese)
since 2013.
Since 1997, he has served as the
general or program chair of more than
20 IEEE, INFORMS, ACM, and ASME
conferences. He was a member of the
IEEE SMCS Administrative Committee/Board of Governors from 2001 to
2004 and the president of IEEE ITS
Society from 2005 to 2007, the Chinese
Association for Science and Technology (USA) in 2005, and the American
Zhu Kezhen Education Foundation
from 2007 to 2008. Currently, he is the
vice president and secretary general
of Chinese Association of Automation
(2008-2017).
Dr. Wang is member of Sigma Xi,
an outstanding scientist of ACM, and
an elected Fellow of IEEE, INCOSE,
IFAC, ASME, and AAAS.
Two Recipients of
the 2014 Outstanding
Contribution Award
For significant contributions and
outstanding service to the IEEE

SMCS, Daniel Yeung and Loi Lei Lai
were awarded the 2014 Outstanding
Contribution Award.
About Prof. Yeung
Prof. Daniel S.
Yeung is a past
president of the
SMCS and a Fellow of the IEEE.
He received his
Ph.D. degree in
Daniel S. yeung
a p pl ie d m a t h ematics from Case Western Reserve
University. He has worked as an
assistant professor of mathematics and Computer Science at Rochester Institute of Technology, as a
research scientist in the General
Electric Corporate Research Center, and as a system integration engineer at TRW, all in the United States.
He was the chair of the Department of Computing, The Hong Kong
Polytechnic University, and a chair
professor from 1999 to 2006. Currently, he is a visiting professor in
the School of Computer Science and
Engineering, South China University
of Technology, Guangzhou, China.
His current research interests
include neural-network sensitivity analysis, data mining, and fuzzy
rough set. He was the chair of the
IEEE Hong Kong Computer Chapter (1991-1992) and an associate
editor for IEEE Transactions on
Neural Networks, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (Part B), and International
Journal on Wavelet and Multiresolution Processing. He has served
as the SMCS president (2008-2009),
president-elect (2007), a member of
the Board of Governors, vice president for technical activities, and
vice president for long range planning and finance. He cofounded
and has served as a general cochair
since 2002 for the International Conference on Machine Learning and
Cybernetics, held annually in China.
He also served as a general cochair
(technical program) of the 2006
International Conference on Pattern
Recognition, and 2012, 2013, and 2015
Ja nu a r y 2015

SMC. He is the founding chair of the
IEEE SMCS Hong Kong Chapter.
His past teaching and academic administrative positions include
serving as the head of the Management Information Unit at The Hong
Kong Polytechnic University, an
associate head/principal lecturer
at the Department of Computer Science, City Polytechnic of Hong Kong,
a tenured assistant professor at the
School of Computer Science and
Technology, and an assistant professor at the Department of Mathematics, both at Rochester Institute of
Technology, New York.
He also held industrial and business positions as a technical specialist/application software group leader
at the Computer Consoles, Inc.,
Rochester, New York, an information
resource submanager/staff engineer
at the Military and Avionics Division,
TRW, Inc., San Diego, California, and
an information scientist of the Information System Operation Lab, General Electric Corporate Research and
Development Center, Schenectady,
New York.
About Prof. Lai
Prof. Loi Lei Lai
has served most
recently as the
SMCS vice president of membership and student
a ct iv it ies a nd
Loi Lei Lai
the chair of the
Distinguished Lecturer Program
Committee. He also served as the
general chair of the IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Energy
Systems, Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, United States, held concurrently with the San Diego conference.
He was the general chair of the SMC
held in Manchester, United Kingdom.
He was an associate editor of
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man,
and Cybernetics: Systems and IEEE
Transactions on Industrial Informatics in 2013-2014. He served as organizing chair of the IEEE Systems, Man,
and Cybernetics celebration lecture
series in Northern Ireland, the United

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