Zhengrong Xiang was born in 1969 in China. He received his Ph.D. degree in control engineering from the Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China, in 1998. He is currently a Professor at the School of Automation at Nanjing University of Science and Technology. He is an IEEE Member. His main research interests include switched systems, nonlinear control, robust control, and intelligent control. He has published significantly on these subjects with over 100 technical papers in journals and conferences.