Hesuan Hu (Senior Member, IEEE) received the B.S. degree in computer engineering and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electro-mechanical engineering from Xidian University, Xi’an, China, in 2003, 2005, and 2010, respectively.
He is currently a Full Professor with Xidian University. He has more than 170 publications in journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings. As well, he is a holder of more than 40 issued and filed patents in his fields of expertise. His research interests include discrete event systems and their supervisory control techniques, Petri nets, automated manufacturing systems, multimedia streaming systems, autonomous vehicles, cyber security, and artificial intelligence.
Dr. Hu has been an Associate Editor for IEEE CONTROL SYSTEMS MAGAZINE, IEEE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION MAGAZINE, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATION SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, IEEE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION LETTERS, Journal of IntelligentManufacturing, etc. He was the recipient of many national and international awards including the Franklin V. Taylor Memorial Award for Outstanding Papers from the IEEE SMC Society in 2010 and the finalists of the Best Automation Paper from the IEEE ICRA Society in 2013, 2016, and 2017. He is an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer.