Cailian Chen received the B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees from the Yanshan University, Qinhuangdao, Hebei, China, in 2000 and 2002, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in 2006, all in control and systems. She joined the Department of Automation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, in April 2008 as an Associate Professor. Before that, she was a Senior Research Associate at the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (2006), a Postdoctoral Research Associate at The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK (2006-2008), and an Associate Professor at the Institute of Electrical Engineering, Yanshan University (2006-2008). Dr. Chen has published 1 research monograph and over 90 refereed papers in international journals and key conferences in the areas of wireless sensor networks, distributed estimation, and intelligent control systems. She is the inventor of 12 pending patents. Her current research interests include wireless sensor networks, industrial cognitive networks, and multiagent systems. Dr. Chen has received the IEEE Transaction on Fuzzy Systems Outstanding Paper Award from the IEEE Intelligent Computation Society in 2008. She was one of the First Prize Winners of the Natural Science Award from The Ministry of Education of China in 2007. She received the Best Paper Award in Youth Conference of the Chinese Institute of Electronics (CIE-YC 2010). She has been elected as "Pujiang Scholar" by Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality and "Chenguang Scholar" by the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, China, in 2009. She received the SMC Outstanding Young Staff Award from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, in 2009. She also served as an Associate Editor and IPC or TPC member of about 12 international conferences.
Biography Updated on 31 October 2011