Weidong Chen received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in control engineering, in 1990 and 1993, and a Ph.D. degree in mechatronics, in 1996, respectively, all from the Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China. Since 2005, he has been a Professor in the Department of Automation at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, and a Director of the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Information Processing. He is the founder of the Autonomous Robot Laboratory. From 2003 to 2004, he has been a Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA. Dr. Chen’s current research interests include autonomous robotics, assistive robotics, collective robotics, and control of mechatronic systems.
Biography Updated on 29 August 2012