Dr Hua-Liang Wei received the BSc and MSc degrees in China in 1989 and 1992, respectively, and the PhD degree in the UK in 2004. Prior to commencing his PhD studies at the University of Sheffield in November 2000, he had been working with Beijing Institute of Technology from March 1992 to October 2000, where he held academic appointments (Lectureship and Associate Professorship). He joined the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, the University of Sheffield in April 2004, where initially he was a research associate and then a research fellow, and is currently a lecturer. He is the author (co-author) of many high-quality journal papers and a reviewer for many international journals and conferences. Dr Wei has been a core researcher/investigator for several research grants sponsored by the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC), UK, and European Research Council (ERC), and is the grant holder of several EPSRC grants. His recent research interests include modeling and identification methods for nonlinear systems; NARMAX methodology and its applications; wavelets and neural networks; signal and image processing; pattern classification and recognition; regression analysis; linear and nonlinear optimization; spatio-temporal systems analysis and modelling; neuro-imaging data modelling and analysis; forecasting of stochastic and dynamical processes; applications of signal processing, system identification and modeling in complex system analysis including space whether, systems/synthetic biology and biomedical engineering and related fields.
Biography Updated on 12 August 2010