Mengbin Ye received the B.E. degree (with First Class Honours) from the University of Auckland in 2013. His Ph.D. degree in engineering was completed under the supervision of Emeritus Professor Brian D.O. Anderson, AC, at the Australian National University in 2018. From 2018-2020, he was a postdoctoral researcher with the Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen, Netherlands. In 2021, he commenced a four-year Western Australian Premier’s Early to Mid-Career Fellowship, at the Centre for Optimisation and Decision Science, Curtin University. He has received the J.G. Crawford Prize (Interdisciplinary) in 2018, ANU’s premier award recognising graduate research excellence, and the 2018 Springer PhD Thesis Prize. His current research interests include opinion formation and decision making in complex social networks, epidemic modelling and control, and cooperative control of multi-agent systems.