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email: gong at ecs.umass.edu
S.M., Harvard University, 1985; Ph.D., 1987.
Foundational algorithms in high intelligence.
· W. Gong, 31st Chinese Control Conference, Hefei, China, July 27, 2012 "Can one hear the shape of a concept?" (Plenary lecture)
· W. Gong, 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 14, Orlando, "Are stochastic dynamics the foundation of intelligence?" (Semi-Plenary lecture)
· W. Gong, “Can one hear the shape of a concept?” Proceedings of the 31st Chinese Control Conference, July 25-27, 2012, Hefei, China.
HONORS & AWARDS :
Commercial Ventures and Intellectual Property (CVIP) Technology Development Fund Award 2010, Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, University of Massachusetts, 2008-2009, Chancellor’s Medal, University of Massachusetts, 2009, Engineering College Outstanding Senior Faculty Award, 2002, IEEE Fellow, 1999, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control George Axelby Outstanding Paper Award, 1997
INSTITUTIONAL & PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:
Associate Editor, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 1995. Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control (1993-1997). Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation (1994-1996). Organizer, 1996 NSF-ARO workshop on Systems and Control. Issues in Communication Networks, August 9-10, Airlie, Virginia. Program Committee Chair, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2004.