Research Fields

A summary of research fields

At present, the research activities in the CEIE are conducted with common interests in the fields of “Intelligent Network and Autonomous Systems”. They can be further categorized into two classes of “Cognitive Internet” and of “Intelligent Perception and Autonomous Systems” respectively. For “Cognitive Internet”, the research areas include information services, data networks, cognitive computing, intelligent information, and network risk control; for “Intelligent Perception and Autonomous Systems”, the areas are intelligent sensors and chip design, robotics and autonomous control, and “information and physics” fusion systems.

Beyond the fundamental researches on so-called “Intelligence essences” which include the studies of control, communications, electronics, computer science, and network security, the CEIE also developed interdisciplinary researches of "Intelligence +" researches, such as intelligent construction (together with the college of civil engineering), smart city (with college of architecture and urban planning), intelligent sensors (with the college of material science and engineering), smart finance (with the college of economics and management), intelligent court and “AI+ethics” (with the Law school) , intelligent manufacturing (with the college of mechanic engineering ), intelligent vehicles (with the college of automobiles), digital transportation (with the college of transportation), and smart grid/energy, intelligent seabed observation network (with the college of ocean-ism), smart environment (with the college of environment science and engineering),AI-aided design (with the school of design and innovation), and intelligent medical and health care (with the college of medicals and the college of bioscience).

Research fields categorized by departments

The main research fields in the five departments, i.e. the department of electrical engineering, of automation control, of computer science, of information and communications engineering, and electronics science and technologies are as follows:

The research conducted in the department of Electrical Engineering include power systems (e.g. substation integrated automation system, power system relay protection and monitoring), new energy power generation (e.g. photovoltaic power generation, high power supply), high voltage and insulation (e.g. unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) power-line inspections, high voltage and insulation test systems), electric vehicles ( e.g. DC/DC converter, electric vehicle driving systems), rail transportation(e.g. driving emulation system) and new-generation electrical equipment ( e.g. plasma medical sterilization equipment).

The research in the department of Control Science and Engineering include power system and new energy (e.g. wind turbine condition monitoring and fault diagnosis system), robot and new driver (e.g. bionic robot of wet suction under development), intelligent detection and fault diagnosis (e.g. wireless transmission, wireless sensor network, embedded system), building electrical and lighting energy saving (e.g. LED lighting intelligent control system), intelligent vehicle and automotive electronics (e.g. control method and system implementation technology of driverless vehicle), digital aquaculture and marine fishery (e.g. Digitalization of intensive aquaculture), facility agriculture (e.g. digitization and visualization of greenhouse plants), energy conservation, emission reduction and safety engineering (e.g. "national ICT excellent organization for promoting energy conservation and emission reduction")…

The research conducted in the department of Computer Science and Technology include software and information services (e.g. cloud computing, trusted software), perception and embedded system (e.g. intelligent perception, embedded system), network and distributed computing (e.g. network, high performance computing), cognitive and intelligent information processing (e.g. EEG based alertness monitoring model), simulation and multimedia processing (e.g. multimedia signal processing, digital manufacturing)…

The research in the department of Information and Communication Engineering include intelligent transportation system (e.g. traffic anomaly information detection), broadband wireless communication (e.g. LTE, vehicle broadband wireless communication system), high definition video image processing (e.g. security monitoring based on high definition video), research on Trusted Computing (e.g. Trusted Computing for rail transit), research on Internet of things: (e.g. RFID Application in rail transit)…

The research conducted in the department of Electronic Science and Technology include integrated circuit and system design, microelectronics technology, optoelectronic technology, research on radio wave propagation channel, microwave communication and antenna design.

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