Xingwen Liu was born in Sichuan Province, China. He gained M.Sc. degree in 2005 and Ph.D. degree in 2009 from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, respectively. He was elected as New Century Excellent Talent, Ministry of Education of People’s Republic of China in 2009, as Sichuan Province's Outstanding Young Academic Leader in 2011. He is a professor in the College of Electrical and Information Engineering, Southwest University for Nationalities of China. His current research interest includes robust control, hybrid systems, positive systems, and stability of functional differential equations.