Recently, Professor Jinde CAO from School of Mathematics, SEU received a congratulatory letter from President H. C. Felix Unger of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts for Professor Cao’s election as member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts and his outstanding achievement in the research field.
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Professor Cao has made fundamental contributions to the mathematical theory and applications of neural networks, neurodynamic systems and complex dynamical networks. He has been selected as Member of Academia Europaea (Academy of Europe), Fellow of Pakistan Academy of Sciences and IEEE Fellow. He has been named as Highly Cited Researcher in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering by Thomson Reuters/Clarivate Analytics. He is the top-one author of 20 most-cited authors on the topic of artificial neural networks (http://esi-topics.com/art-neu-net/) during 1997-2007 with two papers listed in the 20 most-cited papers. His works are widely recognized, and are written into the annual report of the National Natural Science Foundation of China as one of 15 excellent funded projects, and has more than 26690 citations with H-index of 87 according to ISI-Web of Science. He has received, among others, National Innovation Award of China, Thomson Reuters Research Fronts Award, Thomson Reuters China Citation Laureates Award, first class Science and Technology Award by Jiangsu Province of China, and second class Natural Science Award by Ministry of Education of China.
Professor Cao was an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, Neurocomputing, and Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems. He is currently an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, Neural Networks, Nonlinear Analysis: Modelling and Control, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, Advances in Difference Equations, Journal of the Franklin Institute, Cognitive Neurodynamics and Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Research.