Hongjing Liang received his B.S. degree in mathematics from Bohai University, Jinzhou, China, in 2009, his M.S. degree in
fundamental mathematics from Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, in 2011, and a Ph.D. degree in control theory and control
engineering from Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, in 2016. He is currently working at Bohai University. His research
interests include multi-agent systems, complex systems, and output regulation.Huaguang Zhang received his B.S. and M.S. degrees
in control engineering from Northeastern Electric Power University, Jilin, China, 1982 and 1985, respectively, and a Ph.D.
degree in thermal power engineering and automation from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 1991. Dr. Zhang joined the
Department of Automatic Control, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, in 1992, as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Since 1994,
he has been a professor and the head of the Electric Automation Institute, Northeastern University. He has authored three
English monographs and holds 30 patents. His main research interests are neural network-based control, fuzzy control, chaos
control, nonlinear control, signal processing, adaptive dynamic programming (ADP) and their industrial applications. Dr. Zhang
was a recipient of the Nationwide Excellent Post-Doctor, the Outstanding Youth Science Foundation Award from the National
Natural Science Foundation Committee of China in 2003, the Cheung Kong Scholar Award from the Education Ministry of China
in 2005, and the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks Outstanding Paper Award in 2012. He was an Associate Editor of Automatica,
IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics and Neurocomputing. He is the Deputy Director of the Intelligent System Engineering Committee
of Chinese Association of Artificial Intelligence.