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Derong Liu
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Contact Information
312.355.4475
312.996.6465(fax)
851 S. Morgan M/C 154
Chicago, IL 60607
dliu[at]ece[dot]uic[dot]edu
Education
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
University of Notre Dame, 1994
M.Sc. Electrical Engineering
Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1987
B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
East China Institute of Technology, 1982
 
Professional Achievements
     
  Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), since 2005
  AdCom Member (elected), IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, 2006-2008
  Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks, 2010-
  Editor, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Electronic Letter, 2004-2009
  Letters Editor, IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks, 2006-2008
  Associate Editor, Automatica, 2006-2009
  Associate Editor, IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine, 2008-present
  Associate Editor, IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, 2006-2009
  Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks, 2004-2009
  Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing, 2001-2003
  Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems-I, 1997-1999
 

Member, Conference Editorial Board, IEEE Control Systems Society, 1995-2000

  General Chair, IEEE International Conference on Service
Operations. Logistics and Informatics, Chicago, IL, 2009
  General Chair, IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing
and Control, Sanya, China, 2008
  General Chair, 4th International Symposium on Neural Networks, Nanjing, China, 2007
 

Program Chair, IEEE International Symposium on Adaptive Dynamic Programming and  Reinforcement Learning, Nashville, TN, 2009
 
  Program Chair, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Hong Kong, 2008
  Program Chair, IEEE International Symposium on Approximate Dynamic Programming and
Reinforcement Learning, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2007
 
  Program Chair, 21st IEEE International Symposium on IntelligentControl, Munich, Germany, 2006
  Program Chair, IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2006
  University Scholar, University of Illinois, 2006-2009
  CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 1999
  Harvey N. Davis Distinguished Teaching Award, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1997
  Michael J. Birck Fellowship, University of Notre Dame, 1990
  Listed in Who's Who in America
  Listed in Who's Who in Science and Engineering
 
Research Interests
   

Professor Liu's research interests include Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning, Computational Neuroscience, Intelligent Control, Neural Networks, and Power Systems.

 
 
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