Supervision

PhD and RA Supervision

• Supervising postdoctoral research engineer, Dr Jing Deng, supported by EPSRC (04/2011 -03/2013).
• Supervising postdoctoral research engineer, Dr Dajun Du, supported by RCUK award (05/2011 -09/2012).


• Supervising postdoctoral research engineer, Dr Qun Niu, supported by RCUK award (10/2009 -03/2011).
• Supervising postdoctoral research assistant, Dr Xueqing Liu, supported by EPSRC (11/2009-06/2011).
• Supervised postdoctoral research assistant, Dr Patrick Connally, supported by EPSRC grant commenced in 01/07 for a period of 5 months.
• Supervised postdoctoral research fellow, Dr Jian-Xun Peng, supported by EPSRC grant commenced in 05/04 for a period of 2.5 years.
• Co-supervised KTP research associate Dr James J Govindhasamy, supported by KTP project commenced in January 2005 for a period of 2 years.
• Supervised PhD student Miss Barbara Pizzileo, supported by the ESF award, from 2005-2008, graduated in July 2009.
• Supervised PhD student Mr Patrick Connaly, supported by the ESF award commenced in Oct. 2003 for a period of 3 years (graduated in Dec 2006).
• Co-supervised exchange PhD student Mr Dajun Du, supported by Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2008-2009.
• Supervised PhD student Xiao-Lei Xia, supported by Queen's University Belfast, from 2006-2009.
• Supervising PhD student Padraig Gormley, supported by DEL award, from 2006-2009 (thesis writing)
• Co-supervising PhD student Mr Jing Deng, supported by the ORS award, from 2008-2011.
• Co-supervising PhD student Mr Yapa Abeykoon (from mechanical), supported by EPSRC, from 2008-2011.
• Co-supervising PhD student Ailei Yang, supported by Science Bridge Award and Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2009-2012
• Supervising PhD student Wanqing Zhao, supported by Science Bridge Award and Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2009-2012
• Supervising PhD student Jingjing Zhang, supported by Science Bridge Award and Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2009-2012
• Supervising PhD student Xiaoqing Tang, supported by Science Bridge Award, from 2010-2013
• Supervising PhD student Long Zhang, supported by Science Bridge Award and Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2010-2013
• Supervising PhD student Li Pan, from 2009-2010.
• Supervising PhD student Jun Yan, supported by Science Bridge Award and Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2011-2014
• Supervising PhD student Xiaodong Zhao, supported by Science Bridge Award and Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2011-2014
• Supervising PhD student Ziqi Yang, supported by Science Bridge Award and Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2011-2014
• Co-supervising PhD student Hui Cai, Science Bridge Project student, from 2009-2012.
• Supervising Exchange PhD student Da Lu from Zhejiang University, from March 2010-Oct 2010.
• Supervising Exchange PhD student Weihua Deng from Shanghai University, from Oct 2010-Sept 2011.
• Supervising Exchange PhD student Lijun Xu from Shanghai University, from Sept 2011-Sept 2012.
• Hosted Prof Shiji Song, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, September 2009, funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering Distinguished Visiting Fellowship Scheme. .
• Hosted Prof Shaoyuan Li, Department of Automation, Shanghai Jiaotong University, September 2011, funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering Distinguished Visiting Fellowship Scheme.
• Hosted Prof Xiaoou Li, CINVESTAV-IPN (Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional), supported by International Fellowship Scheme, from August 2006-June 2007, under the support of the Internationalization Scheme of Queen’s University Belfast.
• Co-hosted Prof De-Shuang Huang, Institute of Intelligent Machines, Chinese Academic of Sciences, from 2006-2007, under the support of the Internationalization Scheme of Queen’s University Belfast.

PhD Examiner/Chair

• Mr Yang Yang, National University of Singapore, as external examiner, March 2011
• Mr Dirk Lieftucht, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen’s University Belfast, 2006, as internal examiner.


• Mr David McIlhagger, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen’s University Belfast, Nov. 2007, as internal examiner.
• Miss Xueqin Liu, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen’s University Belfast, May 2009 as Internal Examiner.
• Mr Shengzhou Liao, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen’s University Belfast, Nov 2010 as Chair.
• Mr Giovanni De Sanctis, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen’s University Belfast, May 2011 as Internal Examiner.
• Mr Siqi Bu, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen’s University Belfast, Nov 2011 as Chair.
Mentoring
• Mentor and Adhoc Committee member, Dr Wasif Naeem, Intelligent Systems and Control Cluster, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen’s University Belfast, (2007 – present)
• Ad hoc committee member for Dr Frank Emmert-Streib, School of Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast (2008- present)

• Supervising postdoctoral research engineer, Dr Jing Deng, supported by EPSRC (04/2011 -03/2013).
• Supervising postdoctoral research engineer, Dr Dajun Du, supported by RCUK award (05/2011 -09/2012).
• Supervising postdoctoral research engineer, Dr Qun Niu, supported by RCUK award (10/2009 -03/2011).
• Supervising postdoctoral research assistant, Dr Xueqing Liu, supported by EPSRC (11/2009-06/2011).
• Supervised postdoctoral research assistant, Dr Patrick Connally, supported by EPSRC grant commenced in 01/07 for a period of 5 months.
• Supervised postdoctoral research fellow, Dr Jian-Xun Peng, supported by EPSRC grant commenced in 05/04 for a period of 2.5 years.
• Co-supervised KTP research associate Dr James J Govindhasamy, supported by KTP project commenced in January 2005 for a period of 2 years.
• Supervised PhD student Miss Barbara Pizzileo, supported by the ESF award, from 2005-2008, graduated in July 2009.
• Supervised PhD student Mr Patrick Connaly, supported by the ESF award commenced in Oct. 2003 for a period of 3 years (graduated in Dec 2006).
• Co-supervised exchange PhD student Mr Dajun Du, supported by Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2008-2009.
• Supervised PhD student Xiao-Lei Xia, supported by Queen's University Belfast, from 2006-2009.
• Supervising PhD student Padraig Gormley, supported by DEL award, from 2006-2009 (thesis writing)
• Co-supervising PhD student Mr Jing Deng, supported by the ORS award, from 2008-2011.
• Co-supervising PhD student Mr Yapa Abeykoon (from mechanical), supported by EPSRC, from 2008-2011.
• Co-supervising PhD student Ailei Yang, supported by Science Bridge Award and Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2009-2012
• Supervising PhD student Wanqing Zhao, supported by Science Bridge Award and Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2009-2012
• Supervising PhD student Jingjing Zhang, supported by Science Bridge Award and Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2009-2012
• Supervising PhD student Xiaoqing Tang, supported by Science Bridge Award, from 2010-2013
• Supervising PhD student Long Zhang, supported by Science Bridge Award and Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2010-2013
• Supervising PhD student Li Pan, from 2009-2010.
• Supervising PhD student Jun Yan, supported by Science Bridge Award and Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2011-2014
• Supervising PhD student Xiaodong Zhao, supported by Science Bridge Award and Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2011-2014
• Supervising PhD student Ziqi Yang, supported by Science Bridge Award and Chinese Scholarship Council, from 2011-2014
• Co-supervising PhD student Hui Cai, Science Bridge Project student, from 2009-2012.
• Supervising Exchange PhD student Da Lu from Zhejiang University, from March 2010-Oct 2010.
• Supervising Exchange PhD student Weihua Deng from Shanghai University, from Oct 2010-Sept 2011.
• Supervising Exchange PhD student Lijun Xu from Shanghai University, from Sept 2011-Sept 2012.
• Hosted Prof Shiji Song, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, September 2009, funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering Distinguished Visiting Fellowship Scheme. .
• Hosted Prof Shaoyuan Li, Department of Automation, Shanghai Jiaotong University, September 2011, funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering Distinguished Visiting Fellowship Scheme.
• Hosted Prof Xiaoou Li, CINVESTAV-IPN (Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional), supported by International Fellowship Scheme, from August 2006-June 2007, under the support of the Internationalization Scheme of Queen’s University Belfast.
• Co-hosted Prof De-Shuang Huang, Institute of Intelligent Machines, Chinese Academic of Sciences, from 2006-2007, under the support of the Internationalization Scheme of Queen’s University Belfast.

Mentoring

• Mentor and Adhoc Committee member, Dr Wasif Naeem, Intelligent Systems and Control Cluster, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen’s University Belfast, (2007 – present)
• Ad hoc committee member for Dr Frank Emmert-Streib, School of Biomedical Sciences, Queen's University Belfast (2008- present)