Dr Li received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology China. He obtained the PhD degree from the Robotics Research Group, Dept of Engineering Science of the University of Oxford in 1993. From 1993 to 1995 he was a postdoctoral research staff in the Dept of Computer Science, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK. He is currently a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at City University of Hong Kong. His research interests include robot sensing, robot vision, 3D vision, visual tracking, sensor guided manipulation, mechatronics and automation. He has served as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE) and is currently serving as Associate Editor of IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine (RAM) and Editor of the IEEE Robotics Automation Society's Conference Editorial Board (CEB).