2018年3月3日，IEEE Fellow、加拿大维多利亚大学施阳教授，应自动化学院副院长贺威教授的邀请访问自动化学院，在机电信息楼1104会议室，做了题为“Model Predictive Control (MPC) for Motion Control Systems: Theory and application（运动控制系统的模型预测控制：理论和应用）”的学术报告。自动化学院部分老师和研究生参加了学术报告。
Yang SHI received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, in 2005. From 2005 to 2009, he was an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan. In 2009, he Joined the University of Victoria, and now he is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His current research interests include networked and distributed systems, model predictive control (MPC), cyber-physical systems (CPS), robotics and mechatronics, navigation and control of autonomous systems (AUV and UAV), and energy system applications.
Dr.Shi received the University of Saskatchewan Student Union Teaching Excellence Award in 2007. At the University of Victoria, he received the Faculty of Engineering Teaching Excellence in 2012, and the Craigdarroch, Silver Medal for Excellence in Research in 2015. He received the JSPS Invitation Fellowship (short-term), and was a Visiting Professor at the University of Tokyo during Nov-Dec 2013. In Dec. 2017, he received the Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers. He is the founding Vice Chair of IEEE IES Technical Committee on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems. He serves as Co-Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics; also he is Associate Editor for Automatica, IEEE Trans. Control Systems Technology, IEEE/ASME Trans. Mechatrnonics, IEEE Trans. Cybernetics, IET Control Theory and Applications, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control. He is a Fellow of IEEE, ASME and CSME, and a registered Professional Engineer in British Columbia, Canada.