Bin Ning

Beijing Jiaotong University

On June 14th, 2019 we received the sad new that prof Bin Ning was fatally injured in serious traffic accident and passed away.
He was on his way to the World Transportation Convention in Beijing. BJTU (Beijing Jiaotong University) has officially confirmed this news and announced the obituary notice.

Professor Fei Yan will present professor Ning's paper.

Dr. Bin NING was a professor and President of Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU). He received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D degree in Electronic and information Engineering from Beijing Jiaotong University(Northern Jiaotong University), conducting research and teaching in Intelligent Control Systems for rail systems since 1982. His main research interests were in the areas of train operation control systems for high speed railways, urban rail transit systems, intelligent transport systems, fault-tolerant design and fault-diagnosis, and system safety and reliability for digital systems. As a team leader, he and his team have successfully developed CBTC(Communication Based Train Control) system for metro system, Universal Cab signaling and ATP (Automatic Train Protection ) systems for Chinese railways and were awarded the national science and technology awards.
Dr. NING was a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of the Association of International Railway Signaling Engineers(IRSE); a Fellow of The Institute of Engineering and Technology(IET); a Fellow of China Railway Society; the Deputy Director of China Traffic System Engineering Society; the Deputy Director of Beijing Railway Society; a Member of China Overseas Returned Scholars Association; a Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Railways in China; the Chair of the Technical Committee on Railroad Systems and Applications (RSA) of IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society; an Associate Editor of IEEE Transaction on Intelligent Transportation Systems (2010-2014).