!!Guanrong Chen - Biography
Prof. Guanrong Chen received the M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Sun Yat-sen (Zhongshan) University, Guangzhou, China in 1981 and the Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics from Texas A&M University, College Station, USA in 1987. He did not receive a BS degree due to the "Cultural Revolution" in China during 1996-1976. Since year 2000, he has been a Chair Professor and the Founding Director of the Centre for Chaos and Complex Networks at the City University of Hong Kong, prior to which he was a tenured Full Professor in the University of Houston, Texas, USA.
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Prof. Chen is a Fellow of the IEEE, awarded in January 1997, for his fundamental contributions to the theory and applications of chaos control and bifurcation analysis. He is a Highly Cited Researcher in Engineering as well as in Physics ranked by Thomson Reuters, with more than 30,000 non-self citations and H_index 81 as of Spring 2014 according to Scopus. He served and is serving as Chief Editor for the IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine and the International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, and as Deputy Chief Editor, Advisory Editor, and Associate Editors for several IEEE Transactions and other international journals. He received 5 best journal paper awards in the past, and the 2008 and 2012 State Natural Science Awards of China and the 2010 Ho-Leung-Ho-Lee Science and Technology Award, China, as well as the 2011 Euler Gold Medal awarded by the Euler Foundation, Russia. He was conferred Honorary Doctorate (Doctores Honoris Causa) by the Saint Petersburg State University, Russia in 2011 and by the University of Le Havre, Normandie, France in 2014. He is also an Honorary Professor at different ranks in some thirty universities worldwide.
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[Detailed personal website|http://www.ee.cityu.edu.hk/~gchen].