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The Academic Committee is an academic review organization established by the institute. It mainly reviews the ZJUI's scientific research&development strategy and draft plan, makes suggestions for academic activities, and promotes academic exchanges and cooperations in ZJUI and at all levels at home and abroad. Cooperate and review the proposal of major research topics. The committee members are listed in alphabetical order according to surnames' pinyin.
Lee Der-Horng
Lee Der-Horng is an academician of the Singapore Academy of Engineering and a supported expert of the Zhejiang Province Kunpeng Action Program. He is a Qiushi Chair Professor at Zhejiang University, and the Dean of the Zhejiang University-University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Institute. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. He is also an Executive Committee member of the Singapore Academy of Engineering, as well as the Leader of the Transportation Engineering Group. Before joining Zhejiang University in 2021, he was a tenured professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the National University of Singapore, and an elected member of the NUS Senate. In 2002, he was named one of the “Innovators Under 35” by MIT Technology Review and has been listed among “World’s Top 2% Scientists” published by Stanford University. He has also been named as “Most Cited Chinese Researcher” by Elsevier. According to the Google Scholar database, Professor Lee ranks first in the field of maritime transportation, and third in the fields of port logistics, public transportation, and urban travel, and fifth in the field of transportation policy. Professor Lee’s research focuses on smart port and shipping logistics systems, maritime transportation systems, urban mobility systems, urban rail transit systems, transportation planning and policy, etc. He has made prime academic contributions in the fields of large-scale container port logistics operations, intelligent urban rail transit, ultra-flex autonomous mobility system, and high-fidelity traffic simulation. As a foreign academician working full-time in China, Professor Lee was received by President Xi Jinping in Beijing in October 2019.

Research Areas:
Port Logistics, Maritime Transportation, Urban Mobility, Public Transportation, Transportation Policy
Jian-Ming Jin
Jian-Ming Jin received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1989. He joined the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 1993 and is currently the Y. T. Lo Chair Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Director with the Electromagnetics Laboratory and Center for Computational Electromagnetics. He has authored and coauthored more than 280 papers in refereed journals and 22 book chapters. He has also authored The Finite Element Method in Electromagnetics (Wiley, 1st ed. 1993, 2nd ed. 2002, and 3rd ed. 2014), Electromagnetic Analysis and Design in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CRC, 1998), Theory and Computation of Electromagnetic Fields (Wiley, 1st ed. 2010 and 2nd ed. 2015), and coauthored Computation of Special Functions (Wiley, 1996), Fast and Efficient Algorithms in Computational Electromagnetics (Artech, 2001), and Finite Element Analysis of Antennas and Arrays (Wiley, 2008). His current research interests include computational electromagnetics, multiphysics modeling, scattering and antenna analysis, electromagnetic compatibility, high-frequency circuit modeling and analysis, bioelectromagnetics, and magnetic resonance imaging. He was elected by the ISI as one of the world’s most cited authors in 2002, and is also a Fellow of IEEE, the Optical Society of America (OSA), Electromagnetics Academy, and Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES).
Dr. Hong Chen is a professor of Department of Environmental Engineering at college of Environment and Resources, Zhejiang University. She earned her Ph.D in Environmental Engineering at Zhejiang University in 2008. She has served as a research associate at Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, and visiting scholar at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She works on behavior characteristics of emerging pollutant such as antibiotic and antibiotic resistance genes in the environment, the control of antimicrobial resistance in the drinking water and its health risk. Her current research interests include the transmission, evolution of some vital genes in the environment and their relationship with human body. She has accumulated lots of data from wastewater treatment plants and surface water in Zhejiang Province, and has published over 40 high-quality peer-reviewed papers in famous academic journals such as Environmental Science & Technology, Environment International, Bioresource Technology, and Environmental Pollution.
Yi Ding is a Professor in the College of Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University (ZJU). Before he joined in ZJU, he was an Associate Professor (permeant position) in Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark. He also held academic positions in University of Alberta, Canada and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He was also a Consultant as Energy Economist for Asian Development Bank in 2010. He is the executive director of the Applied Energy UNiLAB (Smart Grid Market Mechanism, SGM2). He is an editorial member of 5 international journals including Applied Energy, Electric Power System Research, Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, Intelligent Industrial Systems, Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems. He is also a guest editor for the special sections of IEEE Trans. on Power Systems and IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics. Dr. Ding is a member of IEC working groups for micro-grid standards. His research areas include power system planning and reliability evaluation, smart grid and complex system risk assessment.
DUAN Yuanfeng
Prof. Yuan-feng DUAN is a professor of Structural and Bridge Engineering, and Associate Head of Department of Civil Engineering, College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Zhejiang University. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2004, and joined Zhejiang University in 2008 as an associate professor. He was promoted to a full professor in 2015. He visited University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Dec. 2014 to Dec. 2015. His research interests include Structural Health Monitoring and Vibration Control, Vector Mechanics and Structural Dynamics. He is a vice director of the youth sub-committee and member of Specialty Committee of Structural Vibration Control and Health Monitoring, Chinese Society of Vibration Engineering. He is also a Council Member of Bridge and Structural Engineering Branch of China Highway and Transportation Society. He is the obtainers of National Natural Science Grant for Excellent Young Scholar, Zhejiang Provincial Grant for Distinguished Young Scholar, and Fok Ying Tung Grant. He has been the principal investigators of 6 China National Natural Science Foundation Grants (1 Key project, 1 Major Project, 1 Excellent Young Scholar Project, 2 General Projects, and 1 Young Scholar Project). He has published 1 monograph and 100 technical papers, including 25 SCI indexed paper, 20 EI indexed papers,and 15 keynote speeches or invited talks. He has been awarded 7 international invention patents (China, US, Korea, Japan). His research outputs have been applied to health monitoring or vibration control of several large-scale structures, such as Dongting Lake Bridge, Quanzhou Bay Bridge, 2nd Jiaojiang Bridge, and Chenglang Bridge.
Ma Hao
Prof. MA Hao is the Vice Dean of ZJUI. He received the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 1991, 1994 and 1997 respectively, all in Electrical Engineering. Since 1997, he worked as a lecturer, associate professor and professor at Zhejiang University. He also served as Director of Academic Committee of China Power Supply Society and Vice Dean of college of electrical engineering, Zhejiang University (2013-2017), AdCom member of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (2014-2015), Technical Pro ergy Conversion, IEEE IECON 2013, and Special Session Co-chair of IEEE IECON 2017.
Prof. Wee-Liat Ong is an Associate Professor at ZJUI. He graduated with a B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and was the valedictorian of his class and recipient of the IES gold medal and Lee Kuan Yew gold medal in 2002. He also received a M.Eng from NUS in 2004 where he developed a robot for performing experiments used in drug discovery. In 2015 he received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University under Prof. Jonathan Malen and Prof. Alan McGaughey, where he studied nanoscale heat transfer focusing on organic-inorganic nanostructured materials using both experimental and simulation techniques. Before becoming a faculty at ZJUI, he was a joint post-doctoral fellow at Columbia University and Carnegie Mellon University working with chemists to characterize novel hybrid materials.
SHI Zhiguo
Dr. Zhiguo Shi is now a professor at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China from 2014 and a visiting professor in BBCR group at University of Waterloo from 2011. He received the B.S. degree and Ph.D. degree both in electronic engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2001 and 2006 respectively. From 2006 to 2009, and from 2009 to 2014, he was an assistant professor, and an associate professor with the Department of Information and Electronic Engineering, Zhejiang University. Dr. Shi's research interests mainly include Information and Signal Processing, Wireless Communication and Network.
SUN Lingyun
Dr. Linyun Sun, Vice Dean, College of Computer Science and Technology. His research interests mainly include Big Data and AI, Digital Twins, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Visualization.
WANG Hongwei
Prof. Hongwei Wang is a tenured professor at ZJUI where he services as the vice dean and the director of the data and information sciences research program. He is the vice president of the Information Technology Branch of the Zhejiang Association of Scholars from Overseas. Prof. Wang serves as the associate editor of the IET Collaborative Intelligent Manufacturing Journal and an editorial board member of Journal of Service Oriented Computing and Applications. He has been invited to deliver keynote speeches twice in international conferences, and has won four best paper awards. Prior to joining Zhejiang University, he held a permanent academic position at the University of Portsmouth, UK. Prof. Wang got his bachelor’s degree from Zhejiang University, China, his master degree from Tsinghua University, China, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Cambridge, UK, respectively.
Prof. Wang has a broad interest in the application of AI and Knowledge-Based Systems (KBS) in the design, analysis, manufacture and maintenance of complex systems. He has been focusing on industrial knowledge graph, knowledge-based reasoning and decision making, fault diagnosis, and multimodal learning in the past few years. He has received continuous research grants from EPSRC, NSFC, Key Project of the S&T Ministry, Zhejiang Natural Science Foundation, etc. His research outcomes have underpinned the development of industrial software systems in different areas, which have led to the winning of several important awards and honors such as the Wuwenjun AI award. He has published over 140 papers in well-established journals and conferences such as IEEE Trans. on Services Computing, IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Trans. on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Trans. on SMC: Systems、Energy, Neurocomputing, Energy, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing.
Dr. Peng Zhao, Professor and Doctoral supervisor in the School of Mechanical Engineering. His research interests mainly include Advanced polymer processing, Magnetic levitation, Ultrasonics.