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Professional Experience

Editorial Activities

  • Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Robotics and Automation, 2015-present
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transaction on Cybernetics, 2006-present
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transaction on Artificial Intelligence, 2020-present
  • Associate Editor, IET Cyber-Systems and Robotics, since 2020-present
  • Associate Editor, Mechatronics Systems and Control (formerly, Control and Intelligent Systems), 2006-present
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member, Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, 2013-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Intelligent Learning Systems and Applications, 2017-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Design, 2017-present
  • Editorial Board member, Annals of Agricultural & Crop Sciences, 2016-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Sensors, 2015-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Systems and Management Sciences, 2011-present
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Robotics, 2008-present
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Applications, 2006-present
  • Technical Editor, International Journal of Information Acquisition, 2003-present
  • Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Complex Systems – Computing, Sensing and Control, 2013-2017
  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, 2008-2016
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member, Journal of Intelligent Learning Systems and Applications, 2010-2017
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Sensing, Computing and Control, 2010-2016
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Robotics and Automation, 2006-2015
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 2009-2013
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Information and Communication Technology, 2009-2013
  • Lead Guest Editor: Special issue on “Theory and Application of Bioinspired Neural Intelligence for Robotics and Control”, Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, published in 2016
  • Guest Editor: Special issue on “Multi-sensor Fusion and Data Analysis”, Sensors, published in 2018-2019
  • Guest Editor: Special issue on “Sensors for Agriculture”, Sensors, published in 2016-2017
  • Guest Editor: Special issue on “Sensor Fusion”, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, published in 2013
  • Guest Editor: Special issue on “Robotics and Intelligent Systems” of International Journal of Intelligent Defence Support Systems, published in Vol. 4, No. 1, Jan. 2011
  • Guest Editor: Special issue on “Computer and Computing Technologies in Agriculture” of Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, an International Journal, published in Vol. 16, No. 6, 2010
  • Guest Editor: Special issue on “Bridge Health Monitoring and Environment Protection of Roads” of Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, an International Journal, published in Vol. 16, No. 5, 2010
  • Guest Editor: Special issue on “Robotics and Automation with Biologically Inspired Intelligence” of Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, an International Journal, published in Vol. 15, No. 2, Feb. 2009
  • Guest Editor: Special issue on “Networking, Sensing, and Control” of IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C, published in Vol. 37, No. 2, March 2007
  • Guest Editor: Special issue on “Biologically Inspired Robotics” of International Journal of Robotics and Automation. Published in Vol. 17, No. 4, Nov. 2002

Grant Review Panels

  • Panel Member, Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence (ORF-RE), Program Grants Evaluation for 2019-2020 ORF-RE Program Engineering Panel
  • Panel Member, 2016-2019 NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Discovery Grants – EG 1510 Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Panel Member, 2016-2017 CHIR (Canadian Institutes of health Research) Research Grants Selection Panel
  • Panel Member, 2016-2017 CIHR-NSERC, 2017 Collaborative Health Research Projects (CHRP) Grants Selection Committee
  • Panel Member, 2011-2012 NSERC-CIHR CHRP Grants Selection Committee
  • Panel Member, 2010-2011 NSERC Strategic Grants Selection Committee – Biomedical Technologies

Conference Organization

  • Award Committee Chair, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (Robio’2019), Dali, China., Dec. 6-8, 2019
  • General Co-Chair, 16th International Symposium on Robotics and Applications (ISORA’2018), World Automation Congress (WAC’2018), Stevenson, Washington, USA, Conference, June 3-6, 2018
  • Publicity Co-Chair: 2017 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA’2017), Macau SAR, China, July 18-20, 2017
  • General Co-Chair: 15th International Symposium on Robotics and Applications (ISORA’2016), World Automation Congress (WAC’2016), Puerto Rico, USA, July 31-Aug. 4, 2016
  • Publicity Co-Chair: 2017 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA’2017), Macau SAR, China, July 18-20, 2017
  • Publicity Chair: 2016 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA’2016), Ningbo, China, July 31-Aug. 4, 2016
  • General Co-Chair: 14th International Symposium on Robotics and Applications (ISORA’2014), World Automation Congress (WAC’2014), Hawaii, USA, Aug 3-7, 2014
  • Program Co-Chair: 2014 IEEE World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA’2014), Shenyang, China, June 29-July 4, 2014
  • Awards Committee Co-Chair: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (Robio’2013), Shenzhen, China, Dec. 12-14, 2013
  • Awards Committee Co-Chair: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA’2013), Yinchuan, China, Aug. 26-28, 2013
  • Organized & Focused Session Chair: 2012 IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics (ICAL’2012), Zhengzhou, China, Aug. 15-17, 2012
  • General Co-Chair: 13th International Symposium on Robotics and Applications (ISORA’2012), World Automation Congress (WAC’2012), Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, June 24-28, 2012
  • General Chair: 2011 IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics (ICAL’2011), Chongqing, China, Aug. 15-19, 2011
  • General Chair: 2010 Conference on Dependable Computing (CDC’2010), Yichang, China, Aug. 19-21, 2010