lzj Zhijun Li, Ph.D., Professor
Vice Dean,
School of Information Science and Technology,
University of Science and Technology of China, China.
E-mail: zjli@ieee.org

Education

  • Ph.D. in Mechatronics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, P. R. China (1999 – 2002)
  • M. Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, P. R. China (1996 – 1999)
  • B. Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, P. R. China (1992 – 1996)

Employment

  • Director of Intelligent Robotics Lab, Institute of Artificial Intelligence of Anhui (2020-present)
  • Vice Dean, School of Information Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China (2019-present)
  • Director of Advanced Robotics Center, Institute of Advanced Technology, University of Science and Technology of China (2019-present)
  • Full Professor, Department of Automation, University of Science and Technology of China (2017-present)
  • Full Professor, College of Automation Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology ( 12/2011-2017 )
  • Visiting Professor, The Faculty Science and Technology, University of Macau (9/2015-12/2015)
  • Visiting Professor, Italian Institute of Technology, Department of Advanced Robotics (7/2015-9/2015)
  • Visiting Scholar, Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing (1/2008- 7/2008)
  • Research Fellow, National University of Singapore, Electronics and Computer Engineering(11/2005 – 12/2006)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Electro-Communications, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent System (6/2003 – 11/2005)

Awards

Best Paper Award Finalist IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics 2020
Norbert Wiener Review Award IEEE/CAA J. of Autom. Sinica 2019
Highly Cited Researcher Web of Science Group 2020, 2019
Wu Wenjun first prize in Natural Science Chinese society of artificial intelligence 2019
champion of Human-robot cooperation, Super warrior-2019 exoskeleton system challenge Chinese Institute of Command and Control 2019
Lightweight soft exoskeleton, runner-up, Super warrior-2019 exoskeleton system challenge Chinese Institute of Command and Control 2019
Neuro-prosthesis technology innovation competition, the first prize of upper limb prosthesis The science and Technology Commission of the Military 2018
Neuro prosthesis technology innovation competition, Winner’s Award of lower limb prosthesis The science and Technology Commission of the Military 2018
Distinguished Lecturer IEEE Robotics and Automation Society 2018
National Ten-thousand Talents Program China 2017
Distinguished Young Scientist Award Chinese Automation Association 2017
Toshio Fukuda Best
Mechatronics Paper Award
IEEE International Conference on
Advanced Robotics & Mechatronics
2017
Best Associate Editor Award IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics
Society
2017
National Distinguished Young
Scholar
National Natural Science Foundation of
China
2016
Best Cognitive Robotics Award IEEE International Conference on
Advanced Robotics & Mechatronics
2016
Best Paper Award The 8th International Conference on
Intelligent Robotics & Applications
2015
Best Conference Paper Award IEEE International Conference on
Information and Automation
2015
Steve and Rosalind Hsia Best
Biomedical Paper Award
The 11th World Congress on Intelligent
Control and Automation
2014
T. J. Tarn Best Student Paper
Award
The 11th World Congress on Intelligent
Control and Automation
2014
Best Conference Paper Award The 2012 IEEE International Conference
on Information and Automation
2012
New Century Talents Award Chinese Ministry of Education 2012

Professional Services

  • Founder & Co-Chair, IEEE Technical Committee on Bio-mechatronics and Bio-robotics Systems, IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society
  • Founder & Co-Chair, IEEE Techinical Committee on Neuro-Robotics Systems, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
  • Senior Member, IEEE
  • Vice Chair, IEEE SMC Beijing Capital Region Chapter
  • Member, IEEE-CIS Technical Committee on Cognitive and Developmental Systems
  • Chair, IEEE ICRA 2021 Best Paper Award Panel on Robot Vision

Editorship

  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Neural Network and Learning Systems (2015-present)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Development Systems (2017.6-present)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (2019.7- present)
  • Technical Editor, IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics (2019.11-present)
  • Associate Editor, Assembly Automation (2021.4-present)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica (2017-present)
  • Editor-at-large, Journal Intelligent & Robotic Systems (2009-present)
  • Associate Editor, IET Cognitive Computation and Systems (2018-present)
  • Associate Editor, Control Engineering, Chinese Version (2017-present)
  • Editor, Robot (Chinese phonetic alphabet: Jiqiren) (2019.7-present)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Automa on Science and Engineering (2016–2019)
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on System, Man and Cybernetics: Systems (2015-2019)
  • Guest Editor, IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, 2016
  • Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems, 2015
  • Guest Editor, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letter, 2017
  • Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions Industrial Informatics, 2017
  • Guest Editor, Science China: Information Science, 2018, 2019
  • Guest Edirot, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 2019
  • Guest Editor, Advanced Robotics, 2019
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Control Theory and Application (2013-2016)

General Chair/Technical Program Committee

  • Program Chair, 2020 5th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics & Mechatronics, Shenzhen, China
  • Program Chair, 2019 4th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics & Mechatronics, Osaka, Japan
  • Program Chair, 2018 3rd IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics & Mechatronics, Singapore
  • Program Chair, 2017 2nd IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics & Mechatronics, Hefei, China
  • General Chair, 2016 1st IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics & Mechatronics, Macau, China

Monograph

Advanced Control of Wheeled Inverted
Pendulum Systems
Zhijun Li, Chenguang Yang, and Liping Fan Springer, London, 2012
Fundamentals in Modeling and Control of Mobile Manipulators Zhijun Li, Shuzhi Sam Ge CRC Press, 2013
Intelligent Networked Teleoperation Control Zhijun Li, Yuanqing Xia, and Chun‐Yi Su Springer,July, 2015

Selected Journal papers

  • Zhijun Li, Ting Zhao, Yingbai Hu, Fei Chen, Chun-Yi Su, Toshi Fukuda, Reinforcement Learning of Manipula on and Grasping using Dynamical Movement Primi ves for a Humanoid-like Mobile Manipulator, IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 23, no.1, pp. 121 – 131.
  • Zhijun Li, Chenguang Yang, and Etinne Burdet, An Overview of Biomedical Roboctics and Bio-mechatronics Systems and Applications, IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics:Systems, vol. 46, no. 7, 2016, pp. 869-874.
  • Zhijun Li, Chenguang Yang, Chun-Yi Su, Jun Deng, and Weidong Zhang, Vision-Based Model Predictive Control for Steering of a Nonholonomic Mobile Robot, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 24, no. 2, 2016, pp. 553-564.
  • Zhijun Li, Chun-Yi Su, Liangyong Wang, Zi ngng Chen, Tianyou Chai, Nonlinear Disturbance Observer Design for a Robotic Exoskeleton Incorporating Fuzzy Approximation, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 62, no. 9, 2015, pp. 5763–5775.
  • Zhijun Li, Chenguang Yang, ChunYi Su, Shuming Deng, Fuchun Sun, Weidong Zhang, Decentralized Fuzzy Control of Mul ple Coopera ng Robo c Manipulators with Impedance Interaction, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, vol. 23, no. 4, 2015, pp. 1044 – 1056.
  • Zhijun Li, Yuanqing Xia, Dehong Wang, Dihua Zhai, Chun-Yi Su and Xingang Zhao, Neural Network based Control of Networked Trilateral Teleoperation With Geometrically Unknown Constraints, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, vol. 46, no. 5, 2016, pp. 1051 – 1064.
  • Zhijun Li, Shuzhi Sam Ge, and Sibang Liu, Contact-Force Distribu on Op miza on and Control for Quadruped Robots Using Both Gradient and Adaptive Neural Networks, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, vol. 25,no. 8, 2014, pp. 1460 – 1473.
  • Zhijun Li, Bo Huang, Arash Ajoudani, Chenguang Yang, Chun-Yi Su, Antonio Bicchi, Asymmetric Bimanual Coordinate Control of Dual-Arm Exoskeleton Robots for Human Cooperative Manipulations, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 34, no.1, 2018, pp. 264-271.
  • Shuzhi Sam Ge, Zhijun Li, Robust Adaptive Control for a Class of MIMO Nonlinear Systems by State and Output Feedback, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 59, no. 6, 2014, pp.1624-1629.
  • Zhijun Li, Yuxia Yuan, Ling Luo, Wenbin Su, Kuankuan Zhao, Cuichao Xu, Junliang Huang and Ming Pi, Hybrid Brain/Muscle Signals Powered Wearable Walking Exoskeleton Enhancing Motor Ability in Climbing Stairs Acvity, IEEE Transactions on Medical Robotics and Bionics, vol. 1, no. 4, 2019, pp. 218-227.