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Prof. Gary G. Yen of Oklahoma State University in America was appointed as SJTU visiting professor
Published:2017-03-14 Hits:102

On March 13, 2017, the ceremony which appointing Gary G. Yen of Oklahoma State University in America as SJTU visiting professor was held at Minghang Campus of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Prof. Zhongqin Lin, the president of SJTU, sincerely welcomed Doctor G. Yen and appointed him as SJTU visiting professor with issuing the appointment letter and school badge.

Besides, Gary G. Yen gave an academic report titled “Many-Objective Evolutionary Algorithms for Optimization” at School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, attracting hundreds of students and teachers to attend it.


Gary G. Yen received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 1992. He is currently a Regents Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oklahoma State University. His research interest includes intelligent control, computational intelligence, evolutionary multiobjective optimization, conditional health monitoring, signal processing and their industrial/defense applications.

Gary was an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and IEEE Control Systems Magazine during 1994-1999, and of the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics and IFAC Journal on Automatica and Mechatronics during 2000-2010. He is currently serving as an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation and IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics. Gary served as Vice President for the Technical Activities, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society in 2004-2005 and is the founding editor-in-chief of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, 2006-2009. He was the President of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society in 2010-2011 and is elected as a Distinguished Lecturer for the term 2012-2014. He received Regents Distinguished Research Award from OSU in 2009, 2011 Andrew P Sage Best Transactions Paper award from IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, 2013 Meritorious Service award from IEEE Computational Intelligence Society and 2014 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Excellence Teaching award. Currently he serves as the chair of IEEE/CIS Fellow Committee and General Co-Chair of 2016 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence to be held in Vancouver, Canada. He is a Fellow of IEEE and IET.
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