According to the latest news of the official website of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 298 scholars around the globe are newly elected as IEEE fellows, among which 14 are from China mainland. Professor Jinde Cao from Department of Mathematics was elected for his contributions to the outstanding contribution in the analysis of neural networks. (http://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/fellows/index. html).
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association with its corporate office in New York City and its operations center in Piscataway, New Jersey. It was formed in 1963 from the amalgamation of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers and the Institute of Radio Engineers. Today it is the world's largest association of technical professionals with more than 400,000 members in chapters around the world. Its objectives are the educational and technical advancement of electrical and electronic engineering, telecommunications, computer engineering and allied disciplines.