Gang, RONG earned his Ph.D. degree in control engineering from Zhejiang University in 1989. He has been a professor of control engineering since 1997. He is now on the Department of Control Science and Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology, Zhejiang University, China. He worked at different universities in Japan and UK. He has been actively engaged in teaching and research in the development of modern methodologies of computer control, systems engineering, and information technology. He is the principal author of 2 books(in Chinese) and the author/co-author of more than 100 peer-reviewed papers. He is the recipient of 2 national, 5 regional, and 6 university prize for outstanding research and teaching in engineering.

Research work

(1)Enterprise-wide Control:Open, modular, re-configurable, maintainable, and dependable enterprise-wide control system. (2)Data Reconciliation:Gross error detection and data rectification in information integration system of process industries. (3)Data Mining:Data mining for monitoring, optimization and decision-making in process industries (4)Virtual Reality & Information Visualization: Simulation and Optimization in Industrial Engineering