Centre for Complexity and Complex Networks

College of Engineering
Centre for Complexity and Complex Networks

Advisory Member

Prof. Leon Chua

Leon Chua
Distinguished Professor, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Professor Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley, USA
Life Fellow of IEEE
Foreign Member, Academy of Europe (1997)
Foreign Member, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2007)

Honors and Awards

Doctores Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorates):

  • Eole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland (1983)
  • University of Tokushima, Japan (1984)
  • Technische Universität Dresden, Germany (1992)
  • Technical University of Budapest, Hungary (1994)
  • University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (1995)
  • University of Frankfurt, Germany (1996)
  • Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iaşi, Romania (1997)
  • University of Catania, Italy (2000)
  • AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow, Poland (2003)
  • Dogus University, Istanbul Turkey (2005)
  • Universite du Sud, Toulon, France (2006)
  • Universite du havre, France (2009)
  • University of the West of England, UK (2011)
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium (2013)
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China (2014)

Awards and Prizes:

  • The IEEE Browder J. Thompson Memorial Prize Award (1967)
  • The IEEE Guillemin-Cauer Award (1972, 1985, 1989)
  • The IEEE W. R. G. Baker Prize Paper Award (1973)
  • The Frederick Emmons Award (1974)
  • The Alexander von Humboldt Senior US Scientist Award (1982)
  • The IEEE Centennial Medal (1985)
  • The IEEE Neural Networks Pioneer Award (2000)
  • The IEEE Third Millenium Medal (2000)
  • The IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Golden Jubilee Medal (2000)
  • The IEEE Gustav Robert Kirchhoff Award (2005)
  • The Mac E. Van Valkenburg Award (1995 and 1998)
  • The IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Vitold Belevitch Award (2007)
  • The Guggenheim Fellowship (2010)
  • Leverhulme Visiting Professorship, UK (2010-2011)
  • Distinguished Affiliated Professor, Technische Universitat Muenchen, Germany (2011-)
  • Royal Academy of Engineering Distinguished Visiting Fellowship, Imperial College London, UK (2014)

Highly-Cited Researcher: Recipient of the top 15 most-cited authors in 2002 from all fields of engineering published during the ten-year period (1991-2001) according to the ISI Current Contents database.

Honorary Founding Editor-in-Chief: International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos