Just in Time Learning for Nonlinear Processes
Biao Huang received his PhD degree in Process Control from the University of Alberta, Canada, in 1997. He held MSc degree (1986) and BSc degree (1983) in Automatic Control from the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He joined the University of Alberta in 1997 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, and is currently a Full Professor, NSERC Senior Industrial Research Chair in Control of Oil Sands Processes, and Alberta Innovates Industry Chair in Process Control. He is an IEEE Fellow, Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, and Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada. He is a recipient of a number of awards including Changjiang Scholar from Education Ministry of China, Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship from Germany, Best Paper award from IFAC Journal of Process Control, APEGA Summit Award in Research Excellence, and Bantrel Award in Design and Industrial Practice, etc. He has published 5 books and over 330 peer-reviewed journal papers. His research interests include: process control, data analytics, Bayesian inference, system identification, control performance assessment, fault detection and isolation, and soft sensors. He has applied his expertise extensively in industrial practice.
He is currently the Editor-in-Chief for IFAC Journal Control Engineering Practice, Subject Editor for Journal of the Franklin Institute, and Associate Editor for Journal of Process Control.