Ning Sun received the B.S. degree in measurement & control technology and instruments (with honors) from Wuhan University, Wuhan, China, in 2009, and the Ph.D. degree in control theory and control engineering (with honors) from Nankai University, Tianjin, China, in 2014. He is currently an Associate Professor with the Institute of Robotics and Automatic Information Systems, Nankai University, Tianjin, China. He is awarded the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan (Standard). His research interests include underactuated systems (e.g., cranes) and nonlinear control with applications to mechatronic systems.
Dr. Sun received the Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Excellent Youth Award in 2019, the China 10 Scientific and Technological Developments in Intelligent Manufacturing (2nd achiever) in 2019, the First Class Prize of Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Natural Science Award in 2017, the First Class Prize of Tianjin Natural Science Award in 2018, the Golden Patent Award of Tianjin in 2017, the IJCAS (International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems) Academic Activity Award in 2018, the Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award from the Chinese Association of Automation (CAA) in 2016, etc. He is the Executive Editor for Measurement and Control and serves as an Associate Editor (editorial board member) for several journals, including IEEE Access, International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems, Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, etc. Dr. Sun has been an Associate Editor of the IEEE Control Systems Society (CSS) Conference Editorial Board since July 2019. He is currently an IEEE Senior Member.