Chen Peng received the Ph.D. degree in control theory and control engineering from the Chinese University of Mining Technology, Xuzhou, China, in 2002.
From November 2004 to January 2005, he was a Research Associate with the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. From July 2006 to August 2007, he was a Visiting Scholar with the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia. From July 2011 to August 2012, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia. From 2009 to 2012, he was the Department Head with the Department of Automation, and a Professor with the School of Electrical and automation Engineering, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China. In 2012, he was appointed as an Eastern Scholar with the Municipal Commission of Education, Shanghai, China, and joined Shanghai University, Shanghai, where he is currently the Director with the Centre of Networked Control Systems and a Distinguished Professor. In 2018, he was appointed as an Outstanding Academic Leader with the Municipal Commission of Science and Technology, Shanghai. His current research interests include networked control systems, distributed control systems, smart grid, and intelligent control systems.