Weidong Chen received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in control engineering in 1990 and 1993 and Ph.D. degree in mechatronics in 1996, respectively, all from the Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China. Since 1996, he has been at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University where he is currently Head and Professor of the Department of Automation and Director of the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Processing. He is the founder of the Autonomous Robot Laboratory. From August 2003 to February 2004; he was a Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Ohio State University. In July and August 2012, he was a Visiting Professor in the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the University of Zurich in Switzerland. Dr. Chen’s current research interests include autonomous robotics, assistive robotics, collective robotics, and control of mechatronic systems.
Biography Updated on 21 August 2014