Recent Advances and New Challenges for Distributed Cooperative Control and Optimization in Networked Collective Intelligence
Date:
27 Aug, 2019 (Tue)
Time:
2:00 pm
Location:
Room 603, Chow Yei Ching Building

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Speaker

Dr. Wenwu Yu
Professor, Young Endowed Chair Honor
Southeast University, China.

Abstract

In this talk, the distributed control and optimization based networked collective intelligence is introduced. First, networked collective intelligence is briefly discussed. Then, the recent advances on multi-agent collective behaviors, control, optimization, and some of their potential applications are also briefly reviewed. Furthermore, the new directions and challenges for the research work on this topic will be discussed.

 

Biography of the speaker:

Wenwu Yu received the B.Sc. degree in information and computing science and M.Sc. degree in applied mathematics from the Department of Mathematics, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 2004 and 2007, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, in 2010. Currently, he is the Founding Director of Laboratory of Cooperative Control of Complex Systems and the Deputy Associate Director of Jiangsu Provincial Key Laboratory of Networked Collective Intelligence, an Associate Dean in the School of Mathematics, and a Full Professor with the Young Endowed Chair Honor in Southeast University, China.

Dr. Yu held several visiting positions in Australia, China, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and the USA. His research interests include multi-agent systems, complex networks and systems, disturbance control, distributed optimization, neural networks, game theory, cyberspace security, smart grids, intelligent transportation systems, big-data analysis, etc.

Dr. Yu severs as an Editorial Board Member of several flag journals, including IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, Science China Information Sciences, Science China Technological Sciences, etc.

He was listed by Clarivate Analytics/Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers in Engineering in 2014 -2018. He publishes about 100 SCI journal papers with more than 10,000 citations. Moreover, he was awarded a National Natural Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars in 2013, the National Ten Thousand Talent Program for Young Top-notch Talents in 2014, and the Cheung Kong Scholars Programme of China for Young Scholars in 2016. Dr. Yu is also the recipient of the Second Prize of State Natural Science Award of China in 2016.


Organizer

Dr. T. Liu

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