Dezhen Song is a Professor and Associate Department Head for Academics with Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA. Song received his Ph.D. in 2004 from University of California, Berkeley, MS and BS from Zhejiang University in 1995 and 1998, respectively. Song's primary research area is robot perception, networked robots, visual navigation, automation, and stochastic modeling. He received NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2007. From 2008 to 2012, Song was an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Robotics (T-RO). From 2010 to 2014, Song was an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (T-ASE). Song is currently a Senior Editor for IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), and a multimedia Editor for Springer Handbook of Robotics.
Dezhen Song has been PI or Co-PI on more than $14.0 million in grants including more than $4.0 million from NSF. His research has resulted in one monograph and more than 100 refereed publications. Dr. Song received the Kayamori Best Paper Award of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (with J. Yi and S. Ding).