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Prof. C. L. Philip Chen was appointed as SJTU visiting professor
Published:2017-06-01 Hits:3228

On May 31, 2017, the ceremony which appointing C. L. Philip Chen of University of Macau as SJTU visiting professor was held at Minghang Campus of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Besides, Prof. Frank L. Lewis gave an academic report titled “Broad Learning: An effective and efficient incremental learning without the need for the deep structure” at School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, attracting hundreds of students and teachers to attend it.


Dr. Chen is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau, Macau, China and a Chair Professor of the Department of Computer and Information Science since 2010. He worked at U.S. for 23 years as a tenured professor, a department head and associate dean in two different universities.

Dr. Chen’s research areas are in systems, cybernetics and computational intelligence. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and AAAS. He was the President of IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (SMCS) (2012-2013). Currently, he is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems (2014-). He has been an Associate Editor of many IEEE Transactions, and currently he is an Associate Editor of IEEE Trans on Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Trans on Cybernetics, IEEE/CAA Automatica Sinica, and several IEEE Transactions. He is the Chair of TC 9.1 Economic and Business Systems of IFAC. He is also a Fellow of CAA and Fellow of HKIE and an Academician of International Academy of Systems and Cybernetics Science (IASCYS). In addition, he is an ABET (Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology Education, USA) Program Evaluator for Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Software Engineering programs.

Dr. Chen he received his Ph.D. degree from Purdue University, West Lafayette in 1988 after he received his M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1985.
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