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Professor Charlie Yang FIEEE, FIET, FIMechE, FAAIA, FBCS, FHEA, CEng

Chair in Robotics Computer Science


    Personal Statement

    Professor Chenguang (Charlie) Yang holds the Chair in Robotics with Department of Computer Science, University of Liverpool, UK. He was a Professor of Robotics with University of the West of England, Bristol, leading Robot Teleoperation Group at Bristol Robotics Laboratory. He is a Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Aisa-Pacific AI Association (AAIA), and British Computer Society (BCS). He is the corresponding Co-Chair of IEEE Technical Committee on Collaborative Automation for Flexible Manufacturing (CAFM), an Editor-in-Chief of Robot Learning, a Specialty Chief Editor for Computational Intelligence in Robotics of Frontiers in Robotics and AI, and a Senior Editor of IEEE Transactions on System, Man and Cybernetics: Systems. He was the President of Chinese Automation and Computing Society in the UK (CACSUK), and have served as general chair of the 27th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC) and the 25th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT). He was awarded EPSRC Innovation Fellowship (2018-21) and EU FP-7 Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship grant (2011-13). As the lead author, he received the prestigious IEEE Transactions on Robotics Best Paper Award (2012) and IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems Outstanding Paper Award (2022).