Editorial Board

Editors-in-Chief (2)

Zhengtao  Ding Prof. Zhengtao Ding
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
Interests: Nonlinear Systems; Adaptive Control; Distributed Optimisation; Distributed Machine Learning; Consensus Control; Dynamic Systems with Delay; Control Issues of Power Systems, Robotics, AI Applications
Haibin  Duan Prof. Haibin Duan
School of Autonomous Science and Electrical Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing 100083, China
Interests: Bio-inspired Computing Theory and Applications; Multiple UAVs Cooperative Control and Decision; Autonomous Swarm Flight Control and Guidance; Biological Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

Deputy Editors-in-Chief (3)

Michael  Defoort Prof. Michael Defoort
LAMIH UMR CNRS 8201,Polytechnic University Hauts-de-France, 59313 Valenciennes, France
Interests: Nonlinear Systems; Switched Systems; Multi-agent Systems; Finite Time Stabilization; Robotics
Jun  Yang Prof. Jun Yang
Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK
Interests: Disturbance Observer; Motion Control; Visual Servoing; Nonlinear Control; Autonomous Systems
Zongyu  Zuo Prof. Zongyu Zuo
School of Automation Science and Electrical Engineering, Beihang University Beijing 100191, China
Interests: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Finite-/Fixed-time Stabilization Control; Control Theory with Applications to Unmanned Aerial Vehicles; Adaptive Control Theory and Applications
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Editorial Board Members (53)

Valerio  Baiocchi Prof. Valerio Baiocchi
Department of Civil Construction and Environmental Engineering, Sapienza University of Rome, 00184 Rome, Italy
Interests: GPS; GNSS; Photogrammetry; Structure from Motion; DSM
Ana M. Bernardos Prof. Ana M. Bernardos
Information Processing and Telecommunications Center, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Pattern Recognition; Wireless Networks; Usability; Wireless Sensor Network; Wireless Communications; Context-Awareness; Signal Processing; Machine Learning
Petros S. Bithas Dr. Petros S. Bithas
Department of Digital Industry Technologies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 157 72 Athens, Greece
Interests: Stochastic Modeling of Wireless Communication Systems; Design and Analyzing Vehicle-assisted Communication Systems
Ruxandra M. Botez Prof. Ruxandra M. Botez
Systems Engineering Department, École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS), Montreal, H3C 1K3, QC, Canada
Interests: Aeronautical Engineering; Trajectory Optimization; Morphing Wing; Flight Simulation; UAVs
Alessandra  Capolupo Dr. Alessandra Capolupo
Department of Civil, Environmental, Land, Construction and Chemistry (DICATECh), Politecnico di Bari, Via Orabona 4, Bari, 70125, Italy
Interests: Geomatics; Geioinformation; Geospatial Big Data Treatment; RPAS and Aerial-based Photogrammetry; Remote Sensing and GIS; Cartography; Spatial Analysis; Feature Extraction; Information Modeling; Environmental Monitoring; Precision Agriculture; Cultural Heritage; Cultural Landscape; Change Detection
Lin  Cao Dr. Lin Cao
Department of Automatic Control & Systems Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 3JD, UK
Interests: Medical Robotics; Soft Robotics; Compliant Robotic Systems
Xiwang  Dong Prof. Xiwang Dong
Institute of Artificial Intelligence, Beihang University, Beijing, China
Interests: Swarm Intelligence; Distributed Control; Cooperative Control; UAV Swarms
Tomonari  Furukawa Prof. Tomonari Furukawa
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
Interests: Material Characterization; Robotics and Autonomous Vehicles; Bayesian Estimation and Control;
Computational and Experimental Mechanics; Multiphysics System Analysis and Design; Automotive Safety
Alberto  Gotta Dr. Alberto Gotta
Institute of Information Science and Technologies (ISTI), National Research Council (CNR), Pisa, Italy
Interests: Satellite Networks; Wireless Networks; Wireless Sensor Networks; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles; Internet of Things
David R. Green Prof. David R. Green
UCEMM - Department of Geography & Environment, School of Geosciences, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Interests: Remotely Controlled Model Aircraft, UAV; GIS; Remote Sensing; Cartography & Digital Mapping, Photogrammetry; Environmental Applications to: Precision Viticulture, Coastal, & Marine, Hydrology, Hydrography and Medical
Ang  Gao Prof. Ang Gao
School of Electronics and Information, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an 710072, China
Interests: QoS Control; Resource Management and Deep Reinforcement Learning in Wireless Communication Networks
Görres  Grenzdörffer Dr. Görres Grenzdörffer
Department of Geodesy and Geoinformatics, Rostock University, 18059 Rostock, Germany
Interests: UAV; Drones; Photogrammetry; Precision Agriculture; GIS; Remote Sensing; Geostatistics; Coastal Morphology
Debasish  Ghose Prof. Debasish Ghose
Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560012, India
Interests: Guidance and Control; UAVs; Drones; Autonomous Systems
Mostafa  Hassanalian Dr. Mostafa Hassanalian
Department of Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico Tech, Socorro, 87801, NM, USA
Interests: Biomimetics and Bioinspired Aerial and Aquatic Robots; Design, Optimization, and Performance Enhancement of Aerial Vehicles; Drones (UAV/MAV/NAV/PAV): Fixed Wings, Flapping Wings, Tilt-rotor/Wing Drones, Morphing Drones, Space and Marine Drones; New Concepts for Planetary and Space Exploration; Aerodynamics, Hydrodynamics, Aeroelasticity, Fluid–structure Interaction
Jianjun  Han Prof. Jianjun Han
School of Computer Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Interests: Embedded Systems; Real-time Scheduling; Computer Vision; AI Algorithm; Big Data
Jia  Hu Prof. Jia Hu
The Key Laboratory of Road and Traffic Engineering, Ministry of Education, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Interests: Automated Vehicles; Connected Vehicles; Signal Control; Eco-Drive; Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control
Felipe  Jiménez Prof. Felipe Jiménez
Instituto Universitario de Investigación del Automóvil (INSIA), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 28031 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Design of Autonomous Vehicles and Systems; Unmanned Ground Vehicles and Systems; Connected and Autonomous Driving
Awantha  Jayasiri Dr. Awantha Jayasiri
National Research Council Canada, Ottawa ON, Canada
Interests: Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV); Integrated Navigation; Navigation; Nonlinear Model Predictive Control; Nonlinear Dynamics; Multistage Model
Erdem  Koyuncu Dr. Erdem Koyuncu
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, 60607 IL, USA
Interests: Communication and Information Systems; Networking Theory; Signal Processing and Quantization
Zhongguo  Li Dr. Zhongguo Li
Department of Computer Science, University College London, London WC1E 6EA, UK
Interests: Distributed Optimisation; Distributed Machine Learning; Reinforcement Learning; Game Theory; Path Planning; Robotics
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Zongli  Lin Prof. Zongli Lin
School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4743, USA
Interests: Control Theory and Applications; Nonlinear Control; Coordinated Control of Multi-agent Systems; Reinforcement Learning Control; Control Systems with Real World Constraints
Cunjia  Liu Prof. Cunjia Liu
Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK
Interests: Control Engineering; Information Fusion; Unmanned Vehicles; Application Domain
Delin  Luo Prof. Delin Luo
School of Aerospace Engineering, Xiamen University, Xiamen 361005, China
Interests: Flight Vehicle Guidance and Control; UAV Coordinated Control; Computational Intelligence
Vaios  Lappas Dr. Vaios Lappas
Department of Aerospace, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Interests: Aerospace; Space Systems; UAVs; Small Satellites
Hassan  Noura Prof. Hassan Noura
Laboratoire d’Informatique et Système, Aix Marseille University, 13397 Marseille Cedex 20, France
Interests: Path Planning; Linear and Nonlinear Control; Fault Diagnostic; Fault-Tolerant Control
Alexander  Parshin Prof. Alexander Parshin
Siberian School of Geosciences, Irkutsk National Research Technical University, 664074 Irkutsk, Russia
Interests: Geoinformatics; Remote Sensing; Unmanned Systems
Alonso  Pizarro Dr. Alonso Pizarro
Escuela de Ingeniería en Obras Civiles, Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile
Interests: Hydraulics; Hydrology; Stochastic Processes in Hydrology; Fluvial Monitoring; Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs); Bridge Scour
Cammy  Peterson Dr. Cammy Peterson
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA
Interests: Tracking, Estimation, Autonomy, and Multi-vehicle Motion Coordination
Saeid (Adam)  Pirasteh Prof. Saeid (Adam) Pirasteh
Institute of Artificial Intelligence, School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Shaoxing University, Shaoxing, China
Interests: Remote Sensing (satellite, drone, and LiDAR) Data Processing; GIS and Geospatial Analysis; Geodata Analytics; Computer Vision; GeoAI and Smart Mapping; Modelling, Agriculture, Geoenvironmental Hazards and Disaster Management
Federico  Pallottino Dr. Federico Pallottino
Consiglio per la Ricerca in Agricoltura e l’Analisi Dell’Economia Agraria (CREA), Rome, Italy
Interests: Digital Engineering; Agro-industrial; Algorithms; Software; Sensors; UAV
Agoston  Restas Prof. Agoston Restas
Institute of Disaster Management, University of Public Service, Budapest, H-1083, Hungary
Interests: Drone applications especially focusing on disaster management (firefighting, forest fires, floods, earthquakes, hazmat, etc.), on precision agriculture (data collection and spraying pesticides) and on effective usage
Gerasimos  Rigatos Dr. Gerasimos Rigatos
Unit of Industrial Automation, Industrial Systems Institute, Rion Patras 26504, Greece
Interests: Control; Robotics; Computational Intelligence; Adaptive Systems; Optimization; Fault Diagnosis
Jinya  Su Prof. Jinya Su
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK
Interests: Intelligent Autonomous Systems; UAV Industrial Inspection; Precision Agriculture; Control Engineering
Sergey  Serokhvostov Prof. Sergey Serokhvostov
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudny, Moscow, Russia
Interests: UAV Design; Optimization; Aircraft with Electrical Powerplant, Aerodynamics; Flight Dynamics
Yongbin  Sun Dr. Yongbin Sun
School of Automation and Electrical Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, China
Interests:  Multi-UAVs Cooperative Autonomous Control; Bionic Intelligence; UAV Intelligent Control; Computer Vision and Visual Navigation
Weichao  Sun Prof. Weichao Sun
Research Institute of Intelligent Control and Systems, School of Astronautics, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, China
Interests: Autonomous Ground Vehicles; Intelligent Manipulators; High Performance Motion Control
Yulin  Si Prof. Yulin Si
Ocean College, Zhejiang University, Zhejiang, China
Interests: Offshore Renewable Energy; Marine Robotics; Robotics and AI in Marine Operation and Maintenance; Control Engineering
Houbing  Song Prof. Houbing Song
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Security and Optimization for Networked Globe Laboratory (SONG Lab), Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, USA
Interests: AI/Machine Learning; Cybersecurity & Privacy; Cyber-Physical Systems/IoT; Unmanned Aircraft Systems; Communications & Networking
Antonios  Tsourdos Prof. Antonios Tsourdos
Head, Centre of Autonomous and Cyber-Physical Systems, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire MK43 0AL, UK
Interests: Aeronautical Systems; Autonomous Systems; Flight Physics; Instrumentation, Sensors and Measurement Science; Mechatronics and Advanced Controls; Space Systems; Systems Engineering; Vehicle Health Management
Wei  Tang Prof. Wei Tang
School of Automation, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an 710129, China
Interests: Autonomous Mobile Robot; Flight Guidance and Control; Active Control
Sandor M Veres Prof. Sandor M Veres
Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S13 JD, UK
Interests: Adaptive and Learning Control Systems; Decision Making in Autonomous and Distributed Systems; Software Systems for Autonomous Vehicles and Robots; Verifiable and Legal Behaviour of Robots
Alexey  Vinel Prof. Dr. Alexey Vinel
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany
Interests: Vehicular Communications and Networking; Cooperative Automated and Autonomous Driving; Future smart Mobility Solutions
Jian  Wang Dr. Jian Wang
Department of Computer Science, The University of Tennessee at Martin, Martin, TN 38238, USA
Interests: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles; Wireless Networking; Machine Learning; Autonomous System
Xueyun  Wang Dr. Xueyun Wang
School of Instrumentation Science and Opto-electronics Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, China
Interests: Navigation, Guidance and Control; Intelligent Control; UAV Swarm; Hypersonic UAV
James  Whidborne Prof. James Whidborne
School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire MK43 0AL, UK
Interests: Aeronautical Systems; Autonomous Systems; Computing, Simulation and Modelling; Mechatronics and Advanced Controls; Oil and Gas
Ning  Wang Prof. Ning Wang
School of Marine Engineering, Dalian Maritime University, Dalian 116026, China
Interests: Unmanned Marine Vehicles; Autonomous Systems; Guidance and Control; Intelligent Nonlinear Modeling
Yin  Wang Prof. Yin Wang
College of Astronautics, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing 210016, China
Interests: Unmanned Systems; Intelligent Control; Nonlinear Control; Cooperative Control; Deep Learning
Bing  Xiao Prof. Bing Xiao
School of Automation, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China
Interests: Satellite Engineering; Fault Tolerant Control; GPS-denied Navigation; Flight Dynamics; Guidance and Control of Aerospace Vehicles; Estimation/Filtering, Cooperative Control, and Gaming of Unmanned Systems Swarm
Zhou  Zhang Dr. Zhou Zhang
Biological Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Interests: Hyperspectral/Multispectral Imagery; UAV-based Imaging Platform Developments for Precision Agriculture; Multi-Source Remote Sensing Data Fusion; Sustainable Agriculture
Ying  Zhang Prof. Ying Zhang
School of Computer Science, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Shaanxi, China
Interests: Information Perception; System Cognition; Human-Machine Cooperation; Reinforcement Intelligence; Automated Decision-Making; Energy-Saving Control with Application to Electric, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (e-CAVs); Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs); Autonomous Driving; Intelligent Transportation System (ITS), etc.
Youmin  Zhang Prof. Youmin Zhang
Department of Mechanical, Industrial, and Aerospace Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Interests: Fault Detection & Diagnosis; Fault-Tolerant Control; Unmanned Systems (UAV/UGV/USV); Smart Grids
Ziyang  Zhen Prof. Ziyang Zhen
College of Automation Engineering, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing 211106, China
Interests: Hypersonic Vehicle; UAV; Cooperative Control and Decision-making of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Swarm Formation
Pengfei  Zhu Prof. Pengfei Zhu
School of Computer Science and Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300350, China
Interests: Computer Vision; Multiple Object Tracking; Pattern Recognition; Machine Learning