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Prof. Frank L. Lewis was appointed as SJTU visiting professor
Published:2017-05-19 Hits:573

On May 18, 2017, the ceremony which appointing Frank L. Lewis of the University of Texas at Arlington as SJTU visiting professor was held at Minghang Campus of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Besides, Prof. Frank L. Lewis gave two academic reports titled “Cooperative Control Synchronization: Optimal Design and Games on Communication Graphs” and  “Cooperative Control for Multi-Agent Systems in AC Microgrid Distributed Generation” at School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, attracting hundreds of students and teachers to attend it.

Biography:

F.L. Lewis: Member, National Academy of Inventors.  Fellow IEEE, Fellow IFAC, Fellow AAAS, Fellow U.K. Institute of Measurement & Control, PE Texas, U.K. Chartered Engineer. UTA Distinguished Scholar Professor, UTA Distinguished Teaching Professor, and Moncrief-O’Donnell Chair at The University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute.  Qian Ren Thousand Talents Consulting Professor, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China. Foreign Expert Scholar, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. IEEE Control Systems Society Distinguished Lecturer.  Bachelor's Degree in Physics/EE and MSEE at Rice University, MS in Aeronautical Engineering at Univ. W. Florida, Ph.D. at Ga. Tech.  He works in feedback control, reinforcement learning, intelligent systems, and distributed control systems.  He is author of 7 U.S. patents, 340 journal papers, 414 conference papers, 20 books, 48 chapters, and 12 journal special issues.  He received the Fulbright Research Award, NSF Research Initiation Grant, ASEE Terman Award, Int. Neural Network Soc. Gabor Award 2009, U.K. Inst. Measurement & Control Honeywell Field Engineering Medal 2009.  Received IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Neural Networks Pioneer Award 2012 and AIAA Intelligent Systems Award 2016.  Distinguished Foreign Scholar at Nanjing Univ. Science & Technology. Project 111 Professor at Northeastern University, China. Distinguished Foreign Scholar at Chongqing Univ. China. Received Outstanding Service Award from Dallas IEEE Section, selected as Engineer of the Year by Ft. Worth IEEE Section.  Listed in Ft. Worth Business Press Top 200 Leaders in Manufacturing. Received the 2010 IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Engineering Educator Award and the 2010 UTA Graduate Dean’s Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring Award. Elected to UTA Academy of Distinguished Teachers 2012.  Texas Regents Outstanding Teaching Award 2013. He served on the NAE Committee on Space Station in 1995.  

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