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. From March 1989 to May 2000, he was with the Yunnan University. In May 2000, he joined the Department of Mathematics, Southeast University, Nanjing, China. From July 2001 to June 2002, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. In the period from 2006 to 2008, he was a Visiting Research Fellow and a Visiting Professor at the School of Information Systems, Computing and Mathematics, Brunel University, UK. Currently, he is a Distinguished Professor and Doctoral Advisor at the Southeast University and also is a Distinguished Adjunct Professor at the King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, prior to which he was a Professor at Yunnan University from 1996 to 2000. He is the author or coauthor of more than 150 journal papers and five edited books. His research interests include nonlinear systems, neural networks, complex systems and complex networks, stability theory, and applied mathematics. Dr. Cao was an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, Journal of the Franklin Institute and Neurocomputing. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Abstract and Applied Analysis, Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems, Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society, International Journal of Differential Equations, Journal of Applied Mathematics, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, and Neural Networks. Dr. Cao is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Reviewer of Mathematical Reviews and Zentralblatt MATH.