Prof Chen (Fellow, IEEE) currently holds the Chair in Autonomous Vehicles with the Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough, U.K. He has a considerable experience in control, signal processing, and artificial intelligence, and their applications in robots, aerospace, and automotive systems. He has contributed significantly to a number of areas, including disturbance-observer-based control, model predictive control, and unmanned aerial vehicles. He is also a Chartered Engineer and a fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Institution of Engineering and Technology, U.K. He also holds a five years EPSRC Established Career Fellowship. He has authored or coauthored 300 papers and two books.