Editorial Board Members

Editor in Chief

I-Ming Chen

Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Nanyang Technological University
50 Nanyang Ave, Singapore 639798
michen@ntu.edu.sg

Managing Editor

Kara McArthur

JWM Consulting, Albuquerque, NM, USA
kmcarthur@jwmconsulting.net

Senior Editors

GURSEL ALICI

School of Mechanical, Materials, Mechatronic and Biomedical Engineering
University of Wollongong
Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia
gursel@uow.edu.au

Actuators and sensors
Robotics
Micro devices & opto-electronics
Modeling and design
Manufacturing

MICHAEL BASIN

School of Physical and Math. Sciences
Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon
San Nicolas de los Garza, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
mbasin2007@gmail.com

Motion control
Vibration and noise control
Intelligent control

XIANG CHEN

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Windsor
Windsor, ON N9B 3P4, Canada
xchen@uwindsor.ca

Automotive systems
Robotics
Modeling and design 

ROBERT GAO

Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
robert.gao@case.edu

Manufacturing
System integration
Robotics
Actuators and sensors 

HUIJUN GAO

Research Institute of Intelligent Control and Systems
Harbin Institute of Technology
Nangang, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China
hjgao@hit.edu.cn

Robotics
Intelligent control
Motion control
Micro devices & opto-electronics
Automotive systems

KONSTATINOS J. KYRIAKOPOULOS

Mechanical Engineering Department
National Technical University of Athens
9 Heroon Polytechniou Str. Zografou, Athens – 15780, Greece
kkyria@mail.ntua.gr

Robotics
Intelligent control
Modeling and design

YUNHUA LI

Dept. of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering
Beihang University
No. 37 Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, P.R. China
yhli@buaa.edu.cn

Actuators and sensors
Intelligent control
Motion control
Robotics
Automotive systems

HONG QIAO

Institute of Automation
Chinese Academy of Science
Beijing, Hebei, CHINA
hong.qiao@ia.ac.cn

Robotics
Manufacturing
Motion control
Intelligent control

XIAOBO TAN

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
xbtan@egr.msu.edu

Actuators and sensors
Modeling and design
Robotics
Motion control
Vibration and noise control

NIKOLAOS TSAGARAKIS

Humanoid and Human Centered Mechatronics,
Center for Robotics and Intelligent Systems,
Italian Institute of Technology
Genova 16163, Italy
nikos.tsagarakis@iit.it

Robotics
Actuators and sensors
Modeling and Design

WENJUN (CHRIS) ZHANG

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A9, Canada
chris.zhang@usask.ca

Robotics
Manufacturing
Modeling and design
Actuators and sensors

QINGZE ZOU

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering,
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ 08854, USA
qzzou@rutgers.edu

Micro devices & opto-electronics
Actuators and sensors
Vibration and noise control
Intelligent control
Robotics

Technical Editors

QADEER AHMED

Center for Automotive Research
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH 43210, USA
qadeer62@gmail.com

Electrical and hybrid vehicles
Automotive control
Fault diagnosis & prognosis
Engine and emission systems
Cyber physical systems
Linear & nonlinear control
Transportation systems
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control

MOHAMMAD AL JANAIDEH

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL A1C 5S7, Canada
maljanaideh@mun.ca

Linear & nonlinear control
Precision engineering and control
Estimation and adaptive control
Smart material based devices
Fault diagnosis & prognosis
System identification
Applications (robotics)
Cyber physical systems
Unmanned autonomous systems

ALMA Y. ALANÍS

Dept. of Computational Sciences
University of Guadalajara
44160 Guadalajara, Jal., Mexico
almayalanis@gmail.com 

Linear & nonlinear control
Real-time and hardware-in-the-loop simulation
Neural and fuzzy control
System identification
Electrical machines and industrial drives
Renewable energy and energy storage systems
Stochastic systems and control
Fault diagnosis & prognosis
Bio-inspired systems

Fernando Auat Cheein

Dept. of Electronic Engineering
Federico Santa Maria Technical University
Av. España 1680, Valparaíso, Chile
fernando.auat@usm.cl

Agricultural robotics
Field robotics
Mobility & locomotion
Perception
Motion planning
Industry applications
Mobile robots

GIOVANNI BERSELLI

Dept. of Design Methods and Tools for Industrial Engineering
University of Genova
Via Balbi, 5, 16126 Genova GE, Italy
giovanni.berselli@unige.it

 

Design methodology for mechatronics
Prototyping methods
Precision machinery modeling
Rapid prototyping
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Soft robotics systems
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Grasping & manipulation
Smart material based devices
Soft actuators & sensors

ZHUMING BI

Dept. of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne, IN 46805, USA
biz@pfw.edu

Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Smart manufacturing technologies
Design methodology for mechatronics
Factory automation
Precision machinery modeling
Cyber physical systems
Internet of things in industry
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Rapid prototyping
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation

GIUSEPPE CARBONE

Dept. of Mechanical, Energy, and Management Engineering
University of Calabria
Arcavacata, Rende CS, Italy
giuseppe.carbone@unical.it

Grasping & manipulation
Design methodology for mechatronics
Mobility & locomotion
Soft actuators & sensors
Field robotics
Industry applications
Biomimetic actuators and sensors

LAURA CELENTANO

Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
University of Naples Federico II
Corso Umberto I, 40, 80138 Napoli NA, Italy
laura.celentano@unina.it

Linear & nonlinear control 
Design methodology for mechatronics 
Mechanisms, design, modelling & control 
Estimation and adaptive control 
Transportation systems 
Precision engineering and control 
Biomimetic actuators and sensors 
Noise cancellation and control 
Real-time and hardware-in-the-loop simulation 
Aerospace systems and applications

DONGMEI CHEN

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712, USA
dmchen@me.utexas.edu

Electrical and hybrid vehicles
Automotive control
Transportation systems
Renewable energy and energy storage systems
Smart building technologies
Localization, mapping & planning
Unmanned autonomous systems
Applications (robotics)

BING CHU

School of Electronics and Computer Science
University of Southampton
University Rd, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
b.chu@soton.ac.uk

AI and machine learning 
Estimation and adaptive control 
Linear & nonlinear control 
Precision machine control 
System identification
Medical and rehabilitation robotics 
Distributed & cloud robotics 
Renewable energy and energy storage systems 
Applications (robotics)

Ashwin Dani

ASHWIN DANI

Dept. of  Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Connecticut
371 Fairfield Way, Storrs, CT, USA 06269
ashwin.dani@uconn.edu

Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Estimation and adaptive control
System identification
Cyber physical systems
AI and machine learning
Grasping & manipulation
Soft robotics systems 

MICHAEL DEFOORT

Laboratory of Automation, Mechanics, and Industrial and Human Computing
University Polytechnic Hauts-de-France (UPHF)
59300 Famars, France
michael.defoort@uphf.fr

Linear & nonlinear control
Fault diagnosis & prognosis
Estimation and adaptive control
Cyber physical systems
Unmanned autonomous systems
Automotive control
Field robotics
Mechanisms, design, modelling & control

JASPREET DHUPIA

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
University of Auckland
Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
j.dhupia@auckland.ac.nz

Linear & nonlinear control
Fault diagnosis & prognosis
Factory automation
System identification
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Vibration isolation and control
Applications (robotics)

DAOYI DONG

School of Engineering and Information Technology
University of New South Wales
UNSW CANBERRA 2600, Australia
d.dong@adfa.edu.au

Calculus of Variations,
Systems Theory and Control Theory,
Quantum Information,
Computation and Communication,
Intelligent Robotics.

SHAOHUI FOONG

Pillar of Engineering Product Design
Singapore University of Technology and Design
8 Somapah Rd, Singapore 487372
foongshaohui@sutd.edu.sg 

Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Field robotics
Applications (robotics)
Localization, mapping & planning
Unmanned autonomous systems
Sensor & actuator networks
Linear & nonlinear control
Design methodology for mechatronics
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Rapid prototyping

MARKUS GREBENSTEIN

Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics
DLR German Aerospace Center
82234 Wessling, Germany
markus.grebenstein@dlr.de

Grasping & manipulation
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Applications (robotics)
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Biomimetic actuators and sensors
Mobility & locomotion
Aerospace systems and applications
Rapid prototyping
Design methodology for mechatronics

YU GU

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
West Virginia University
8 Somapah Rd, Singapore 487372
yu.gu@mail.wvu.edu

Applications (robotics)
Field robotics
Mobility & locomotion
Stochastic systems and control
Localization, mapping & planning
Unmanned autonomous systems
Aerospace systems and applications
Estimation and adaptive control

JAE-HO HAN

Dept. Brain and Cognitive Engineering
Korea University
145 Anam-ro, Anam-dong, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, South Korea
hanjaeho@korea.ac.kr

Opto-electronic systems
Machine and computer vision
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
AI and machine learning
Signal and image processing
Bio-micro-nano devices
Neural and fuzzy control
Applications (robotics)
Brain machine interfaces

CHUXIONG HU

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Tsinghua University
Beijing 100084, China
cxhu@tsinghua.edu.cn

Precision machine control
Linear & nonlinear control
Neural and fuzzy control
Estimation and adaptive control
Smart manufacturing technologies
Design methodology for mechatronics
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
AI and machine learning
Grasping & manipulation
Micro/nano technology

PANFENG HUANG

School of Astronautics
Northwestern Polytechnical University
Xi’an 710072, China
pfhuang@nwpu.edu.cn

Robotics, Intelligent Control, Automotive Systems, Modeling and Design

MARINA INDRI

Dip. di Elettronica e Telecomunicazioni
Politecnico di Torino
10129 Torino, Italy
marina.indri@polito.it

Applications (robotics)
Localization, mapping & planning
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Cyber physical systems
Factory automation
Smart manufacturing technologies
Linear & nonlinear control 
Rapid prototyping
Cobots

HIROYUKI ISHII

School of Creative Science and Engineering
Waseda University
Tokyo 169-8050, Japan
hiro.ishii@waseda.jp

Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Applications (robotics)
Soft robotics systems
Field robotics
Mobility & locomotion
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Medical and rehabilitation robotics

KAZUAKI ITO

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Gifu University
Gifu City, 501-1193, Japan
kazu_it@gifu-u.ac.jp

Precision machine control
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
System identification
Precision engineering and control
Vibration isolation and control
Estimation and adaptive control
Factory automation
Industry applications

SOO JEON

Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
soojeon@uwaterloo.ca

Unmanned autonomous systems
AI and machine learning
Precision machine control
Estimation and adaptive control
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Grasping & manipulation
Localization, mapping & planning
Field robotics

SEIICHIRO KATSURA

Dept. of System Design Engineering
Keio University
Yokohama, Japan
katsura@sd.keio.ac.jp

Actuators and Sensors, Intelligent Control,
Motion Control, Robotics, Vibration and Noise Control

ERDAL KAYACAN

Dept. of Engineering – Electrical and Computer
Aarhus University
8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
erdal.kayacan@gmail.com

AI and machine learning
Neural and fuzzy control
Linear & nonlinear control
Estimation and adaptive control
Unmanned autonomous systems
Localization, mapping & planning
Field robotics
Machine and computer vision
Aerospace systems and applications
Energy harvesting

WONHEE KIM

School of Energy Systems Engineering 
Chung-Ang University
Seoul, South Korea
whkim79@cau.ac.kr

Linear & nonlinear control
Precision machine control
Automotive control
Pneumatics & hydraulics
Estimation and adaptive control
Neural and fuzzy control
Electrical machines and industrial drives
Real-time and hardware-in-the-loop simulation

JENS KOBER

Department of Cognitive Robotics
Delft University of Technology
2628 CD Delft, The Netherlands
J.Kober@tudelft.nl

AI and machine learning,
Neural and fuzzy control,
Estimation and adaptive control,
Applications (robotics),
Grasping & manipulation,
System identification,
Stochastic systems and control,
Linear & nonlinear control

MASAHARU KOMORI

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Science
Kyoto University
Kyoto, 606-8501, Japan
komorim@me.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Mechanisms, design, modeling & control 
Mobility & locomotion 
Application (robotics) 
Field robotics 
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation 
Design methodology for mechatronics 
Precision machinery modeling 
Precision machine control 
Mobile Robots

SUNIL KUKREJA

Raytheon Technologies
Waltham, MA 02451, USA
sunil.l.kukreja@gmail.com

Sensor & actuator networks
Field robotics
Biomimetic actuators and sensors
Grasping & manipulation
Soft actuators and sensors
System identification
AI and machine learning
Industry applications
Applications (robotics)
Human-robot interaction, haptics, & teleoperation
Neuromorphic tactile and visual perception

SALAH LAGHROUCHE

Energy Department
Université de Technologie de Belfort Montbéliard
Belfort, France
salah.laghrouche@utbm.fr

Linear & nonlinear control
Estimation and adaptive control
Real-time and hardware-in-the-loop simulation Renewable energy and energy storage systems
Energy harvesting
Electrical and hybrid vehicles
Electrical machines and industrial drives
Automotive control

ALEXANDER LEONESSA

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
leonessa@vt.edu

Robot dynamics
Adaptive control
Biomedical engineering

ZHANG LI

Advanced Nanomaterials & Micromachines Laboratory
Chinese University Hong Kong
Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR Australia
lizhang@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

Biomimetic actuators and sensors
Soft actuators & sensors
Bio-micro-nano devices
Micro-electro-mechanical systems
Micro/nano technology
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Soft robotics systems
Medical and rehabilitation robotics

ZHIJUN LI

Dept. of Automation
University of Science and Technology of China
Shushan District, Hefei, Anhui 230022, China
zjli@ieee.org

Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Neural and fuzzy control
AI and machine learning
Biomimetic actuators and sensors
Linear & nonlinear control
Real-time and hardware-in-the-loop simulation
Estimation and adaptive control
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Unmanned autonomous systems

PEI-CHUN LIN

Department of Mechanical Engineering
National Taiwan University
Taipei City, Taiwan 10617
peichunlin@ntu.edu.tw

Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Mechanisms, design, modelling & control
Mobility & locomotion
Grasping & manipulation
Field robotics
Soft robotics systems
Applications (robotics)
Industry applications

CHAO LIU

Dept. of Robotics
French National Center for Scientific Research
34095 Montpellier, France
liu@lirmm.fr

Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Grasping & manipulation
Estimation and adaptive control
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Soft robotics systems
Machine and computer vision
Linear & nonlinear control
Surgical Robotics

JINGUO LIU

Shenyang Institute of Automation
Chinese Academy of Sciences
52 Sanlihe Rd., Beijing, China
liujinguo@sia.cn

Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Field robotics
System identification
Design methodology for mechatronics
Vibration isolation and control
Noise cancellation and control
Biomimetic actuators and sensors
Soft actuators & sensors
Neural and fuzzy control
Linear & nonlinear control

YONG LIU

College of Control Science and Engineering
Zhejiang University
Xihu, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, 310027
yongliu@iipc.zju.edu.cn

Localization, mapping & planning
Machine and computer vision
Field robotics
Distributed & cloud robotics
Unmanned autonomous systems
Grasping & manipulation
Smart manufacturing technologies
Signal and image processing

ZHENG LIU

Faculty of Applied Science, School of Engineering
The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7, Canada    zheng.liu@ubc.ca | zheng.liu@ieee.org

Signal and image processing
Sensor & actuator networks
AI and machine learning
Internet of things in industry
Fault diagnosis & prognosis
Machine and computer vision
Aerospace systems and applications
Industry applications
Soft actuators & sensors
Field robotics
Digital twin

SAVVAS LOIZOU

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering
Cyprus University of Technology
45 Kitiou Kyprianou Street, Limassol, Cyprus
savvas.loizou@cut.ac.cy

Unmanned autonomous systems
Field robotics
Linear & nonlinear control
Cyber physical systems
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Localization, mapping & planning
Distributed & cloud robotics
Factory automation
Applications (robotics)
Machine and computer vision
Marine robotics

JOSHUA MARSHALL

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6, Canada
joshua.marshall@queensu.ca

Field robotics
Unmanned autonomous systems
Linear & nonlinear control
Applications (robotics)
Localization, mapping & planning
Industry applications
Estimation and adaptive control
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Mining, space, defense robotics

SANDIPAN MISHRA

Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY 12180, USA
mishrs2@rpi.edu

Manufacturing
Motion Control
Robotics

SANTHAKUMAR MOHAN

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad
Kerala 678557, India
santhakumar@iitpkd.ac.in

Field Robotics
Wheeled Mobile Robots
Underwater Robotics
Rehabilitation Robotics
Robot Motion and Nonlinear Control

DENNY OETOMO

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
University of Melbourne
Parkville VIC 3010, Australia
doetomo@unimelb.edu.au

Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Mobility & locomotion
Grasping & manipulation
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Applications (robotics)
Biomimetic actuators and sensors
Design methodology for mechatronics

HAE-WON PARK

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Daejeon, South Korea
haewonpark@kaist.ac.kr

Mobility & locomotion
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Linear & nonlinear control
Estimation and adaptive control
Applications (robotics)
Localization, mapping & planning
Field robotics

JAEHEUNG PARK

Dynamic Robotics Systems Laboratory
Seoul National University
Gwanak-gu, Seoul, South Korea
park73@snu.ac.kr

Applications (robotics)
Field robotics
Grasping & manipulation
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Mobility & locomotion
Unmanned autonomous systems
Linear & nonlinear control
System identification

YAN PENG

School of Mechanical Engineering
Shandong University
Jinan 250061, China
yanpeng@sdu.edu.cn

Precision engineering and control
Mechanisms, design, modelling & control
Micro/nano technology
Precision machine control
Smart material based devices
Grasping & manipulation
Data storage systems
Industry applications

PUREN OUYANG

Dept. of Aerospace Engineering
Ryerson University
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
pouyang@ryerson.ca

Linear & nonlinear control 
Applications (robotics) 
Precision machine control 
Micro/nano technology 
Design methodology for mechatronics 
Mechanisms, design, modelling & control 
Industry applications 
Precision engineering and control 

JOSHUA SCHULTZ

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Tulsa
Tulsa, OK 74104, USA
joshua-schultz@utulsa.edu

Biomimetic actuators and sensors
Soft robotics systems
Grasping & manipulation
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Mobility & locomotion
Cyber physical systems
Soft actuators & sensors

ADOLFO SENATORE

Dept. of Industrial Engineering
University of Salerno
132 – 84084 Fisciano, Italy
a.senatore@unisa.it

Electrical and hybrid vehicles
Automotive control
Vibration isolation and control
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Applications (robotics)
Precision machine control
Noise cancellation and control
Real-time and hardware-in-the-loop simulation

JINHUA SHE

School of Engineering
Tokyo University of Technology
Tokyo 192-0982, Japan
she@stf.teu.ac.jp

Noise cancellation and control
Vibration isolation and control
Precision machine control
Linear & nonlinear control
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Precision engineering and control
Estimation and adaptive control
Smart building technologies

DAWEI SHI

Institute of Intelligent Sensing & Motion Control, School of Automation
Beijing Institute of Technology
Beijing, 100081, P.R. China
daweishi@bit.edu.cn

System identification,
Estimation and adaptive control,
Real-time and hardware-in-the-loop simulation,
Signal and image processing,
Electrical and hybrid vehicles,
Localization, mapping & planning,
Medical and rehabilitation robotics,
Unmanned autonomous systems,
Mechanisms, design, modelling & control,
Precision medicine systems

TOMOYUKI SHIMONO

College of Engineering Science
Yokohama National University
Yokohama 240-8501 JAPAN
shimono-tomoyuki-hc@ynu.ac.jp

Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Electrical machines and industrial drives
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Soft robotics systems
Biomimetic actuators and sensors
Soft actuators & sensors
Design methodology for mechatronics
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Vibration isolation and control

YURI SHTESSEL

Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL 35899, USA
shtessy@uah.edu

Cyber physical systems
Estimation and adaptive control
Automotive control
Unmanned autonomous systems
Aerospace systems and applications
System identification
Precision engineering and control
Precision machine control
Sliding mode control

HUNGSUN SON

Dept. of Mechanical System Design and Manufacturing
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology
Ulju-gun, Ulsan, South Korea
hson@unist.ac.kr

Biomimetic actuators and sensors
Unmanned autonomous systems
Estimation and adaptive control
Aerospace systems and applications
Vibration isolation and control
Electrical and hybrid vehicles
Embedded systems for drives
System identification
Real-time and hardware-in-the-loop simulation
Localization, mapping & planning
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

YUSUKE SUGAHARA

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Tokyo 152-8550 Japan
sugahara@mech.titech.ac.jp

Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Applications (robotics)
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Design methodology for mechatronics
Factory automation
Mobility & locomotion
Field robotics
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation

QIAO SUN

Dept. of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
qsun@ucalgary.ca

Mechanisms, design, modelling & control 
Fault diagnosis & prognosis 
Vibration isolation and control 
AI and machine learning 
Smart material based devices 
Linear & nonlinear control 
Grasping & manipulation 
Applications (robotics) 
Energy harvesting 
Renewable energy and energy storage systems

ALESSANDRO DO NASCIMENTO VARGAS

Electrotechnical Department
Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná
Cornélio Procópio, Paraná, Brazil
avargas@utfpr.edu.br

Estimation and adaptive control
Stochastic systems and control
Linear & nonlinear control
Estimation and adaptive control
Automotive control
Industry applications
System identification
Real-time and hardware-in-the-loop simulation
Rapid prototyping

JIAFU WAN

School of Mechanical & Automotive Engineering
South China University of Technology
Guangzhou, China
mejwan@scut.edu.cn

AI and machine learning
Cyber physical systems
Factory automation
Fault diagnosis & prognosis
Distributed & cloud robotics
Unmanned autonomous systems
Internet of things in industry
Industry applications

YAN WAN

Dept. of Electrical Engineeering
University of Texas at Arlington
701 S Nedderman Dr, Arlington, TX 7601, USA
yan.wan@uta.edu

Sensor & actuator networks 
Cyber physical systems 
Embedded systems for drives 
Transportation systems 
System identification 
AI and machine learning 
Distributed & cloud robotics 
Stochastic systems and control 
Unmanned autonomous systems 
Estimation and adaptive control 
Urban Aerial Mobility

HE-SHENG WANG

Dept. of Automation
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai 200240, P.R. China
wanghesheng@sjtu.edu.cn

Soft robotics systems
Unmanned autonomous systems
Localization, mapping & planning
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Machine and computer vision
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Grasping & manipulation

YUE WANG

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634, USA
yue6@clemson.edu

Human-robot interaction, haptics, & teleoperation
Unmanned autonomous systems
Cyber physical systems
Factory automation
Automotive control
Industry applications
AI and machine learning
Applications (robotics)
Distributed & cloud robotics
Localization, mapping & planning

ZHENG WANG

Dept. of Mechanical and Energy Engineering
Southern University of Science and Technology
Guangdong, Shenzhen, China
wangz@sustech.edu.cn

Soft robotics systems
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Soft actuators & sensors
Biomimetic actuators and sensors
Pneumatics & hydraulics
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Grasping & manipulation
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Field robotics
Underwater robotics

ZEYANG XIA

Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
zy.xia@siat.ac.cn

Medical & rehabilitation robotics
Soft robotics systems
Mechanisms, design, modelling & control
Grasping & manipulation
Signal & image processing
Machine & computer vision
Mobility & locomotion
Design methodology for mechatronics
Smart manufacturing technologies
AI & machine learning

HUI XIE

State Key Laboratory of Robotics and Systems
Harbin Institute of Technology
Harbin, China
xiehui@hit.edu.cn

Micro/nano technology
Soft robotics systems
Precision engineering and control
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Soft actuators & sensors
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Micro-electro-mechanical systems
Smart material based devices
Bio-micro-nano devices
Micro and nano-robotics

MING XIN

Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211, USA
xin@missouri.edu 

Unmanned autonomous systems
Localization, mapping & planning
Linear & nonlinear control
Signal and image processing
Neural and fuzzy control
Sensor & actuator networks
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Distributed & cloud robotics

CAIHUA XIONG

School of Mechanical Science and Engineering
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Wuhan, China, 430074
chxiong@hust.edu.cn

Biomimetic actuators and sensors
Soft actuators & sensors
System identification
Design methodology for mechatronics
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Mobility & locomotion
Grasping & manipulation
Medical and rehabilitation robotics

HER-TERNG YAU

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
National Chung Cheng University
Minxiong, Chiayi, Taiwan
htyau@ccu.edu.tw

Fault diagnosis & prognosis
Signal and image processing
AI and machine learning
Neural and fuzzy control
Smart manufacturing technologies
Cyber physical systems
Precision machine control
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Linear & nonlinear control
Machine and computer vision

HOUXIANG ZHANG

Dept. of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Larsgårdsveien 2, 6009 Aalesund, Norway 
hozh@ntnu.no

Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics 
AI and machine learning 
Fault diagnosis & prognosis 
Applications (robotics) 
Mechanisms, design, modelling & control 
Design methodology for mechatronics


JUNHUI ZHANG

School of Mechanical Engineering
Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310027, China
benzjh@zju.edu.cn

Pneumatics & hydraulics
Sensor & actuator networks
Linear & nonlinear control
Estimation and adaptive control
Fault diagnosis & prognosis
Applications (robotics)
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Noise cancellation and control
Rapid prototyping

XUEBO ZHANG

Institute of Robotics
Nankai University
Nankai District, China, 300071
zhangxuebo@nankai.edu.cn

Localization, mapping & planning
Machine and computer vision
Unmanned autonomous systems
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Field robotics
Signal and image processing
Estimation and adaptive control
AI and machine learning
Sensor & actuator networks
Distributed & cloud robotics

JIANGUO ZHAO

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering 
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Jianguo.Zhao@colostate.edu

Soft actuators & sensors 
Soft robotics systems 
Mobility & locomotion 
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics 
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control 
Biomimetic actuators and sensors
Smart material based devices 
Applications (robotics)

KUNPENG ZHU

Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Changzhou, Jiangsu 213164, China
zhukp@iamt.ac.cn

Smart manufacturing technologies
Signal and image processing
Cyber physical systems
Fault diagnosis & prognosis
Precision machinery modeling
AI and machine learning
Machine and computer vision
Precision engineering and control
System Identification
Estimation and adaptive control
Additive manufacturingc

LI-MIN ZHU

School of Mechanical Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai 200240, P.R. China
zhulm@sjtu.edu.cn

Smart material based devices
Precision machine control
Precision engineering and control
AI and machine learning
Machine and computer vision
Smart manufacturing technologies
Fault diagnosis & prognosis
Micro/nano technology
Precision machinery modeling

ZHIWEI ZHU

School of Mechanical Engineering
Nanjing University of Science and Technology
200 Xiaolingwei, Nanjing, J.S. 210094, China 
zw.zhu@njust.edu.cn

Smart manufacturing technologies 
Smart material based devices 
Mechanisms, design, modelling & control 
Precision engineering and control 
Design methodology for mechatronics 
Electrical machines and industrial drives 
Estimation and adaptive control 
Precision machinery modeling 
Prototyping methods 
Opto-electronic systems 
Additive micro-manufacturing