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Fei Chen (陈飞)

Professor, SMIEEE
State Key Laboratory of Synthetical Automation for Process Industries
School of Control Engineering (Qinhuangdao Campus)
Northeastern University


Keji Building 5019, Northeastern University
Taishan Rd. No. 143, Haigang District, Qinhuangdao, Hebei 066004, China

Current Academic Employment

●   Professor, Northeastern University, China Since May 2018
      -State Key Laboratory of Synthetical Automation for Process Industries Affiliate
      -School of Control Engineering (Qinhuangdao Campus) Affiliate
●   Deputy Director, Municipal Key Laboratory of Simulation and Control of Intelligent Transportation Systems Since Nov. 2019
●   Director, Autonomous Networks and Control Laboratory (ANCL) Since May 2018

Previous Academic Employment

●   Associate Professor, Xiamen University, China Nov. 2010-Apr. 2018
●   Visiting Associate Researcher, University of California, Riverside Jul. 2017-Jul. 2018
●   Research Fellow, City University of Hong Kong Apr. 2016-Jul. 2016
●   Senior Research Associate, City University of Hong Kong Mar. 2013-Jun. 2013
●   Postdoctoral Researcher, Utah State University Aug. 2009-Aug. 2010
●   Research Assistant, City University of Hong Kong Oct. 2008-Jan. 2009


●   Ph.D., Control Theory & Control Engineering, Nankai University, China Sep. 2004-Jul. 2009
●   B.E., Computer Sciences, Jimei University, China Sep. 2000-Jul. 2004


Research Interests

Multi-agent systems, complex networks, smart grids, robotic networks, cooperative control, nonsmooth control, optimal control, distributed computing, distributed optimization.

Research Awards and Honors

●   Natural Science Award of Hebei Province (First Class) 2019
●   Distinguished Young Scholars of Hebei Province 2019
●   Hebei Triple-Three Plan 2019
●   Guest Professor of Jimei University 2019
●   Fujian Distinguished Graduate Supervisor Award 2017
●   Outstanding Staff for Research and Innovation, School of Aerospace, Xiamen University 2016
●   Teaching Award of Xiamen University 2016
●   IEEE Senior Member 2015
●   Outstanding Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems 2015
●   Reviewer for Mathmatical Review 2015
●   Fujian New Century Excellent Talents Award 2014
●   Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award, Nankai University 2009

Associate Editor

●   IEEE Access (IF: 4.098) Since 2019
●   PLOS ONE (IF: 2.776) Since 2019

Academic Organization

●   Member Academic Committee of Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao 2019-present
●   Vice President Fujian Automation Association 2017-2019
●   Member Technical Committee on Cloud Control and Decision, CICC 2017-2019
●   Member Technical Committee on Network Sciences and Engineering, CICC Since 2016
●   Senior Member IEEE Since 2015
●   Member Multi-agent System Panel, Chinese Association of Automation Since 2015
●   Member IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Since 2015
●   Member IEEE Control System Society Since 2012
●   Member Technical Committee on Complex Networks and Complex Systems, SIAM China Since 2014



Distributed Average Tracking in Multi-agent Systems On the Control of Multi-Agent Systems: A Survey
Chen Fei and Ren Wei,
Distributed Average Tracking in Multi-Agent Systems,
Springer-Verlag, 2020. (ISBN: 978-3-030-39535-3)
Chen Fei and Ren Wei,
On the Control of Multi-Agent Systems: A Survey,
Now Publisher, 2019. (ISBN: 978-1-680-83582-3)

Book Chapters

Selected Journal Publications

Last updated on Oct. 2019.