South African Young Academy of Science

Yanxia Sun

Yanxia Sun

Prof. Yanxia Sun got her DTech in Electrical Engineering, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa and PhD in Computer Science, University Paris-EST, France in 2012. She has 9 years teaching and research experience. Currently she is serving as an Associate Professor and Head of Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering Science, University of Johannesburg. She has lectured seven courses in the universities. Currently she is supervising six PhD students and two MTech/MEng students. Yanxia Sun is doing research in Particle Swarm Optimization, Neural Network, Nonlinear Dynamics, Control Systems, and Renewable Energy. She published 42 papers including 14 ISI master indexed journal papers. She was awarded NRF rating Y2 (2015-2020) and obtained the NRF incentive grant. She is an IEEE member and reviewer for several international journals and conferences. She was the principal investigator/co-principle investigator of four research Grants.