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Guoping Liu, Named a 2014 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher

Posted on September 3, 2014

In view of Professor Guoping Liu’s landmark contributions to research in the field of engineering, he has been named amongst Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers, a list of the world’s leading scholars in the sciences and social sciences.

Thomson Reuters evaluate and recognize excellence in the scholarly community as demonstrated by the quantitative impact on the sciences, and consistently monitor the undeniable link between citations and influence. Professor Liu was selected as a Highly Cited Researcher due to the number of citations his work has received from his fellow researchers. Essentially, his peers have identified his contributions as being among the most valuable and significant in the field of engineering.

The global nature of this study highlights the researchers, institutions and countries on the cutting edge of science, those who are developing the innovations that will lead to a brighter tomorrow. In compiling the listing of the Highly Cited Researchers, Thomson Reuters’ analysts assessed papers indexed within the Web of Science between 2002 and 2012 in 21 broad fields of study. They tracked the authors who published numerous articles ranking among the top one percent of the most cited in their respective fields in a given year of publication.

In further recognition of his accomplishments, Professor Liu has been listed in the The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014. This report can be found at ScienceWatch.com .

(Note: The above is based on the email sent by Thomson Reuters.)

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Guoping Liu, Named 2011 IEEE Fellow

Posted on November 25, 2010

Professor Guoping Liu in the Advanced Control and Network Technology Research Unit in the University of Glamorgan has been named an IEEE Fellow. He is being recognized for contributions to networked control systems. The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement. 321 individuals have been elevated to IEEE Fellow for 2011. The IEEE is the world’s leading professional association for advancing technology for humanity. Through its 385,000 members in 160 countries, the association is a leading authority on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics. Dedicated to the advancement of technology, the IEEE publishes 30 percent of the world’s literature in the electrical and electronics engineering and computer science fields, and has developed more than 900 active industry standards. The association also sponsors or co-sponsors nearly 400 international technical conferences each year. If you would like to learn more about IEEE or the IEEE Fellow Program, please visit www.ieee.org.

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UKACC Control 2012

Posted on November 3, 2010

At UKACC Control 2010 in Coventry on 9 September 2010, The Advanced Control and Network Technology Research Unit in the University of Glamorgan won the bid to organise UKACC Control 2012 in Cardiff.

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Advanced Battery Development

Posted on May 6, 2009

The UK’s first advanced battery development research facility was launched by the First Minister for Wales at the Advanced Control and Network Technology Research Unit in the Unversity of Glamorgan on 23 April 2009 . The news on this is given at http://wales.gov.uk/news/latest/090423greenbattery/?lang=en and http://news.glam.ac.uk/news/en/2009/apr/23/university-launches-innovative-technology-partners/.

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Tribrid Minibus

Posted on June 5, 2008

The Tribrid minibus developed by the research unit has successfully been launched at Baglan Energy Park on 5 June 2008. The BBC news on this is given at http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/7436908.stm.

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