Prof. Yang received the B.Sc. degree in engineering physics from Beijing University, China, in 1987, the first of his two M.Sc. degrees in biophysics from Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, in 1990, the second M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Houston, USA, in 1996, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, in 1999. He joined the University of Guelph in Canada in August 1999. Currently he is a Professor and the Head of the Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems (ARIS) Laboratory at the University of Guelph. Prof. Yang’s research expertise is in the area of intelligent systems, robotics, sensors and signal processing, multi-sensor fusion, wireless sensor networks, intelligent control, and computational neuroscience. Dr. Yang has served as the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, and an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, International Journal of Robotics and Automation, and several other international journals. Dr. Yang has involved in the organization of many international conferences. He is the General Chair of 2006 International Conference of Sensing, Computing and Automation, and 2011 IEEE International Conference of Automation and Logistics.