Ben M. Chen is currently a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore. His current research interests are in systems theory, robust control, unmanned aerial systems, and financial market modeling. Dr. Chen is the author/co-author of 8 research monographs including H2 Optimal Control (Prentice Hall, London, 1995), Robust and H-infinity Control (Springer, New York, 2000), Hard Disk Drive Servo Systems (Springer, New York, 1st Edition., 2002; 2nd Edition, 2006), Linear Systems Theory: A Structural Decomposition Approach (Birkhäuser, Boston, 2004), and Unmanned Rotorcraft Systems (to be published by Springer, New York).
Dr. Chen is a Fellow of IEEE. He has served on the editorial boards for more than 10 journals including IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Control and Intelligent Systems, Systems & Control Letters, and Automatica. He was the recipient of the Best Poster Paper Award, 2nd Asian Control Conference, Seoul, Korea (1997); University Researcher Award, National University of Singapore (2000); IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award, Institution of Engineers, Singapore (2001); Temasek Young Investigator Award, Defence Science & Technology Agency, Singapore (2003); Best Industrial Control Application Prize, 5th Asian Control Conference, Melbourne, Australia (2004); Best Application Paper Award, 7th Asian Control Conference, Hong Kong, China (2009); and Best Application Paper Award, 8th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, Jinan, China (2010).