Dr. Lei Ren is a professor with the School of Automation and the School of Software, Beihang University. He is the first recipient of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in the field of Industrial Internet in China. He is one of the core contributors to the first theoretical and technical system, the first prototype system and the first national standard in the field of Industrial Cloud Manufacturing. He has presided over more than 20 national projects such as the National Key Research and Development Program, and Major Research Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China. He has chaired or participated in more than 10 international/national/industry standards.
He has published more than 100 papers in IEEE journals and other journals or conferences, and his core technology achievements have been applied to several large-scale Industrial Internet platforms and large enterprises, which have won significant economic and social benefits. He has been the chair of dozens of international and domestic conferences or forums such as IEEE. He is a member of the expert committees or professional committees of more than 10 domestic and international academic organizations, such as IEEE, CCF, CAAI, CAA, CSF, etc. He is also a council member of the China Simulation Society, the deputy director of the Special Committee on Intelligent Things of the China Simulation Society and the deputy director of the Special Committee on Cloud Control and Decision Making of the China Accusation Society. He is a member of the editorial board of top international journals such as IEEE TNNLS