Prof. Dumitru Baleanu, Institute of Space Sciences, Magurele-Bucharest, Romania, and a Visiting Professor at the Department of Mathematics, Cankaya University, Turkey. He got his PhD from the Institute of Atomic Physics, Romania in 1996. His fields of interest include the fractional
dynamics and its applications in science and engineering, fractional differential equations, discrete mathematics, solution theory, Lie symmetry, dynamic systems on time scales and the wavelet method and its applications.
Professor Cao is a Fellow of IEEE, a Member of the Academy of Europe, Member of European Academy of Sciences and Arts, and a Fellow of Pakistan Academy of Sciences. He has been named as Highly-Cited Researcher simultaneously in three disciplines: Engineering, Computer Science and Mathematics. He has received, among others, Chinese National Innovation Award, Thomson Reuters Research Fronts Award, and the First Class Science and Technology Award of China Jiangsu. Professor Cao has made seminal contributions to an impressive array of fields in the natural sciences, most notably to nonlinear sciences and neuronal networks.