Prof. Fang Tang, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, USA
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Biography: Dr. Fang Tang is the Chair and Professor in the Computer Science Department at California State Polytechnic University Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona). She joined Cal Poly Pomona in Fall 2006 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2012 and Professor in 2017. Dr. Tang received her PhD degree in Computer Science in 2006 from The University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK), performing her research on multi-robot systems. She received her MS degree in Computer Science from UTK in 2003 and her BS degree in Computer Science from Sichuan University in 2000. Dr. Tang is the founder of the Intelligent Robotics Lab (IRLab) at Cal Poly Pomona. Her research interests include multi-robot systems, human-robot interaction, unmanned systems and educational robotics. Her dissertation research on ASyMTRe, a system for automating solution generation for multi-robot teams, is widely recognized by the multi-robot research community. In recent years, she extended her research in unmanned systems. In collaboration with faculty from the College of Engineering, she has obtained funding from the National Science Foundation and Northrop Grumman Corporation to support their research in unmanned technologies. She has over 30 referred journal, conference papers, book chapters and presentations. About 400 citations on Google Scholar.