The Youth Academic Conference of the Chinese Society of Automation (YAC) is a national annual academic conference sponsored by the Chinese Society of Automation and organized by the Youth Working Committee of the Chinese Society of Automation. It has been successfully held for 35 sessions so far. The 36th Annual Youth Academic Conference is hosted by the Youth Working Committee of the Chinese Society of Automation, East China Jiaotong University and IEEE SMC. It will be held in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province from May 28-30, 2021. At that time, passionate, thoughtful and socially responsible young scholars in the field of automation will gather in Nanchang to discuss and speculate on cutting-edge issues in the field of automation.


Steering Committee:

Nanning Zheng, Xi’an Jiaotong University

Youxian Sun, Zhejiang University

Tianyou Chai, Northeastern University

Zongben Xu, Xi’an Jiaotong University

Weihua Gui, Central South University

Feng Qian, East China University of Science & Technology

Jiancheng Fang, Beihang University

Jie Chen, Tongji University

Yaonan Wang, Hunan University

C. L. Philip Chen, University of Macau

General Chairs:

Changyin Sun, Southeast University

Hui Yang, East China JiaoTong University

Program Chairs:

Wei He, University of Science & Technology Beijing

Vice Program Chairs:

Quanbo Ge, Tongji University

Xianghui Cao, Southeast University

Fang Deng, Beijing Institute of Technology

Yang Cong, Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Hongyi Li, Guangdong University of Technology

Zhen Wang, Northwestern Polytechnic University

Zhuo Wang, Beihang University

Organization Chairs:

Shiming Chen, East China JiaoTong University

Yao Yu, University of Science & Technology Beijing

Special Session Chairs:

Peng Cheng, Zhejiang University

Jiahu Qin, University of Science & Technology of China

Publicity Chairs:

Xiwang Dong, Beihang University

Xuesong Xu, East China JiaoTong University

Qingling Wang, Southeast University

Le Wang, Xi’an Jiaotong University

Publications Chairs:

Huayan Pu, Shanghai University

Chaoxu Mu, Tianjin University

Registration Chairs:

Chang Tan, East China JiaoTong University

Qiang Lai, East China JiaoTong University

Chuanhua Xie, East China JiaoTong University

Local Arrangements Chairs:

Gang Yang, East China JiaoTong University

Fangping Xu, East China JiaoTong University

Wentao Dong, East China JiaoTong University

Daojin Yao, East China JiaoTong University

Secretary General:

Zhenmin Zhu, East China JiaoTong University

Congzhi Huang, North China Electric Power University

Zhijia Zhao, Guangzhou University

Zhijie Liu, University of Science and Technology Beijing

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Draft paper submission deadline
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Take this opportunity to warmly welcome young teachers, young science and technology workers, doctoral students, master students and other young talents from various institutions of higher learning, scientific research institutes, enterprises and institutions across the country to actively participate, and overseas scholars are especially welcome to participate. The English manuscripts of previous conferences were all included in IEEE Xplore Library and indexed by EI. Excellent manuscripts from the conference can be recommended to journals such as Journal of Automation, Control Theory and Application, Control Engineering, Journal of Aeronautics, Information and Control.

Submission Topics

The scope of the main essay fields (including but not limited to):

  • System Theory and Control Theory
  • Pattern recognition and artificial intelligence
  • Detection technology and automation equipment
  • Advanced Robots and Control
  • Intelligent control theory and method
  • Electric vehicles and intelligent transportation
  • Industrial process modeling, optimization and control
  • Brain Cognition and Brain Imaging
  • Navigation, guidance and control
  • Complex network modeling and control
  • Machine learning and data mining
  • Fault diagnosis and fault tolerance control
  • Socio-economic system control
  • Network estimation and control
  • Cyber-physical system and network security
  • Rail transit operation and optimization control
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  • Conference Date

    May 28



    May 30


  • Apr 15 2021

    Draft paper submission deadline

  • May 05 2021

    Draft Paper Acceptance Notification

  • May 20 2021

    Final Paper Deadline

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Chinese Society of Automation
Supported By
Youth Work Committee
East China Jiaotong University
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