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Professor Zidong Wang elected to be a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts


The Department of Computer Science is delighted to announce that Professor Zidong Wang has been elected as a member of the prestigious European Academy of Science and Arts.

The Academy's mission is to stimulate cross-disciplinary collaboration between reputable scientists of all disciplines, leading artists and practitioners of governance. Their purpose is to analyze important societal challenges and to help solving complex issues for the wellbeing of Europeans' future. The Academy brings together over 2000 eminent scholars and practitioners, among them 34 Nobel Prize winners, from across Europe.

Dr. Wang has been conducting world-leading interdisciplinary research in the general areas of dynamical systems, signal processing, bioinformatics, control theory and applications. He has published 675 SCI papers (including 300+ IEEE Transaction papers) as the corresponding author with the H-index 126 (by Google Scholar). He has been elected to Member of Academia Europaea in 2020 and to IEEE Fellow in 2013. He was named as the Hottest Researcher in Big Data Analysis by Thomson Reuters in 2012. In 2014-2020, he has been named as Highly Cited Researcher in both categories of Engineering and Computer Science for consecutive 7 years by Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thompson Reuters). He is also serving as Editor-in-Chief for Neurocomputing (Elsevier), International Journal of Systems Science (CRC Press) and Systems Science Control Engineering (CRC Press), as well as Associate Editor for 5 other IEEE Transactions. He is currently the holder of three Horizon 2020 EU research grants (with a total of 2.5M Euro) on Digital Manufacturing for Industry 4.0.