Jinde Cao received the B.S. degree from Anhui Normal University, Wuhu, China, the M.S. degree from Yunnan University, Kunming, China, and the Ph.D. degree from Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, all in mathematics/applied mathematics, in 1986, 1989 and 1998, respectively. Currently, he is a Distinguished Professor and Doctoral Advisor at the Southeast University, prior to which he was a Professor at Yunnan University from 1996 to 2000. He is the author or coauthor of more than 500 journal papers and five edited books. His research interests include nonlinear systems, neural networks, complex systems, complex networks, stability theory, and applied mathematics. Dr. Cao is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, and Neural Networks. Dr. Cao is a Fellow of IEEE, and a Member of the Academy of Europe. He has been named as Highly-Cited Researcher in Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering by Thomson Reuters.