Keynote Speakers


Prof. MengChu Zhou
New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
Fellow of IEEE, IFAC, AAAS and CAA
Google Scholar with h-index of 95

Speech Title: Transforming Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry from Automation to Intelligenization with Industry 4.0 Technologies

MengChu Zhou (Fellow, IEEE) received his B.S. degree in Control Engineering from Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China in 1983, M.S. degree in Automatic Control from Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China in 1986, and Ph. D. degree in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY in 1990. He joined New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ in 1990, and is now Distinguished Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research interests are in Petri nets, intelligent automation, Internet of Things, big data, web services, and intelligent transportation. He has over 900 publications including 12 books, 600+ journal papers (450+ in IEEE transactions), 26 patents and 29 book-chapters. He is the founding Editor of IEEE Press Book Series on Systems Science and Engineering, Editor-in-Chief of IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, and Associate Editor of IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, and IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems. He is a recipient of Humboldt Research Award for US Senior Scientists from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Franklin V. Taylor Memorial Award and the Norbert Wiener Award from IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, and Excellence in Research Prize and Medal from NJIT. He is a highly cited scholar and ranked top one in the field of engineering worldwide in 2012 by Web of Science. He is a life member of Chinese Association for Science and Technology-USA and served as its President in 1999. He is a Fellow of International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Chinese Association of Automation (CAA).