Cailian Chen received the 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 is a Professor at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China. Chen served as a Senior Research Associate at the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (2006), and a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK (20062008). Her current research interests include wireless sensor networks, industrial cognitive networks, and multiagent systems. She has published 2 research monographs and over 90 refereed papers in international journals and leading conferences. She is the inventor of 15 patents. Chen is the Principle Investigator of 20 projects granted by NSF of China and other foundations. 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 as 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. Chen was selected as Chenguang Scholar by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, China, in 2009. In 2013, she was honored as New Century Excellent Talents at University by Ministry of Education, China.
Biography Updated on 21 February 2014