Zongyu Zuo received his B.Eng. Degree in automatic control from Central South University, Hunan, China, in 2005, and PH.D. Degree in control theory and applications from Beihang University (BUAA), Beijing, China, in 2011. He was an academic visitor at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Manchester from September 2014 to September 2015 and held an inviting associate professorship at Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science, UMR CNRS 8201, Unversity de Valenciennes et du Hainaut-Cambresis in October 2015 and May 2017. He is currently an associate professor at the School of Automation Science and Electrical Engineering, Beihang University. He has held two authorized patents and has published more than fifty (50) fully-refereed high quality journal articles indexed by Science Citation Index (SCI), including twenty-seven (27) articles published in Automatica and the most prestigious IEEE Transactions. Five of these papers have been selected by Thomas Reuter Essential Science Indicators as Highly Cited Papers.