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Prof. Zhongkui Li wins the 4th Yang Jiachi Science and Technology Award

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From November 28th to 29th, 2015, hosted by the Chinese Association of Automation, the China Automation Conference 2015 was held in Wuhan, China. In this conference, Prof. Zhongkui Li of the Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science, College of Engineering, Peking University was awarded the second prize of Yang Jiachi Science and Technology Award for his outstanding contributions to the control of distributed coordination.

The first prize winners are Professor Cheng Wu (member of Chinese Academy of Engineering) from Tsinghua University, and researcher Jie Jiang (member of Chinese Academy of Sciences) from China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.

The other second prizes winners are researcher Feiyue Wang (IEEE Fellow) from Qingdao Intelligent Industrial Technology Research Institute, researcher Li Wang from Beijing Institute of Control Engineering. Zhongkui becomes the youngest winner of the award since its creation.

Yang Jiachi Science and Technology Award is co-founded by the Chinese Association of Automation and Chinese Society of Astronautics to commemorate the significant contribution of academician Yang Jiachi to the fields of automation and aerospace. The award is named once every two years, with no more than five first and second prizes, to reward Chinese scientists for outstanding achievements made in automation, aerospace science and technology and management.

Zhongkui Li mainly focuses on research of distributed coordination control in multi-agent systems, networked control systems, and has made a number of unique and innovative achievements. He has written an English monograph and published more than 30 articles in SCI-indexed international academic journals. He won the National Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award of 2012, IET Control Theory & Applications Premium Award (Best Paper Award) of 2013, Systems Science Best Paper Award of 2009-2011, the Ministry of Education 1st Natural Science Award of 2011, and IEEE CSS Beijing Chapter Young Author Prize of 2013.

Zhongkui Li (1st from left) won the 4th Yang Jiachi Science and Technology Award

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