Cailian Chen received B.E. and M.E. degrees from the Yanshan University, Qinhuangdao, China, in 2000 and 2002, respectively, and a 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, Shanghai, China, in April 2008 as an Associate Professor. Before that, Dr. Chen served as 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). Her current research interests include wireless sensor networks, industrial cognitive networks, and multiagent systems. She has published 1 research monograph and over 90 refereed papers in international journals and leading conferences. She is the inventor of 15 patents. Dr. Chen is/was the Principle Investigator of 15 projects granted by NSF of China and other foundations. Dr. Chen received several academic awards and honors. She received the prestigious IEEE Transaction on Fuzzy Systems Outstanding Paper Award in 2008. She was also the corecipient of the First Prize of the Natural Science Award from the Ministry of Education of China in 2007. She was honored Pujiang Scholar and Rising-Star in the area of science and technology from the Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality, China, in 2009 and 2013, respectively. She was selected as Chenguang Scholar by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, China, in 2009. In 2013, Dr. Chen was honored as New Century Excellent Talents in University by Ministry of Education, China.
Biography Updated on 17 October 2013