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

PINHAS BEN-TZVI

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

Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Grasping & manipulation
Field robotics
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation

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

JEN-YUAN (JAMES) CHANG

Dept. of Power Mechanical Engineering
National TsingHua University
Hsinchu 30013, Taiwan
jychang@pme.nthu.edu.tw

Grasping & manipulation
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Precision engineering and control
Soft actuators & sensors
Factory automation
Vibration isolation and control
Cyber physical systems
Data storage systems
Warehouse automation

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)

XINKAI CHEN

Shibaura Institute of Technology
307 Fukasaku, Minuma-ku
Saitama-shi, Saitama 337-8570, Japan
chen@sic.shibaura-it.ac.jp

Smart material based devices
Estimation and adaptive control
System identification
Precision machine control
Linear & nonlinear control
Noise cancellation and control
Neural and fuzzy control
Signal and image processing

GARRETT M. CLAYTON

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Villanova University
Villanova, PA 19083, USA
garrett.clayton@villanova.edu

Motion Control, Actuators and Sensors, Intelligent Control, Micro Devices and Opto-Electronic Systems, Robotics, Other application

CÉDRIC CLEVY

Dept. of Automatic Control and Micro-Mechatronic Systems (AS2M)
FEMTO-ST
25000 Besançon – FRANCE
cclevy@femto-st.fr

Grasping & manipulation
Precision engineering and control
Micro/nano technology
Field robotics

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)

SANJEET KUMAR DWIVEDI

R&D Design Center Europe
Danfoss Power Electronics 
Gråsten, Ulsnæs, 1, DG-1514 DK-6400, Denmark
sanjeet@danfoss.com

Automotive control

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

YI GUO

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ 07030, USA
yguo1@stevens.edu

Cyber physical systems
Applications (robotics)
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Field robotics
Localization, mapping & planning
Unmanned autonomous systems
Mobility & locomotion
Distributed & cloud robotics

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

FARROKH JANABI-SHARIFI

Dept. of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Ryerson University
Toronto, ON M5B 2K3, Canada
fsharifi@ryerson.ca

Soft robotics systems
Machine and computer vision
Estimation and adaptive control
Neural and fuzzy control
Unmanned autonomous systems
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Applications (robotics)
Grasping & manipulation

XINGJIAN JING

Dept. Mechanical Engineering,
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Hong Kong
xingjian.jing@polyu.edu.hk

Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Linear & nonlinear control
Renewable energy and energy storage systems
Automotive control
AI and machine learning
Vibration isolation and control
Noise cancellation and control
Energy harvesting
Neural and fuzzy control
Signal and image processing

HAMID REZA KARIMI

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,
Politecnico di Milano
via La Masa 1, 20156 Milan, Italy
hamidreza.karimi@polimi.it

System identification
Automotive control
Vibration isolation and control
Neural and fuzzy control
Soft actuators & sensors
Electrical and hybrid vehicles
Field robotics
Precision engineering and control
Applications (robotics)
Fault diagnosis & prognosis
Machine learning

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

 

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
Applications (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

CHAO-CHIEH LAN

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan
cclan@mail.ncku.edu.tw

Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Applications (robotics)
Soft actuators & sensors
Grasping & manipulation
Biomimetic actuators and sensors
Soft robotics systems

ALEXANDER LEONESSA

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

WEIHUA LI

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

Smart material based devices
Soft actuators & sensors
Micro-electro-mechanical systems
Vibration isolation and control
Biomimetic actuators and sensors
Smart manufacturing technologies
Bio-micro-nano devices
Micro/nano technology

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

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

PHILIPPE LUTZ

FEMTO-ST, AS2M Department
University of Besançon
24 rue Alain Savary 25000 Besançon, FRANCE
philippe.lutz@femto-st.fr

Micro-electro-mechanical systems
Opto-electronic systems
Micro-electro-mechanical systems
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Precision engineering and control
Smart material based devices
Soft actuators & sensors
Bio-micro-nano devices
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control

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

DAVID NASO

Dept. of Electrical & Information Engineering
Politecnico di Bari
70125 Bari, Italy
naso@poliba.it

Intelligent control
Motion control
Modeling and design
Actuators and sensors

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

KENN OLDHAM

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan
3130 G.G. Brown 2350 Hayward Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
oldham@umich.edu

Micro-electro-mechanical systems
Bio-micro-nano devices
Smart material based devices
Stochastic systems and control
Estimation and adaptive control
System identification
Opto-electronic systems
Electronic packaging

YA-JUN PAN

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada
yajun.pan@dal.ca

Cyber physical systems
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Distributed & cloud robotics
Linear & nonlinear control
Grasping & manipulation
Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Factory automation
Applications (robotics)
Internet of things in industry
Multi-agent systems

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

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

TAEWON SEO

School of Mechanical Engineering
Hanyang University
Seoul 04763 Republic of Korea
taewonseo@hanyang.ac.kr

Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Applications (robotics)
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Mobility & locomotion
Soft robotics systems
Field robotics
Grasping & manipulation
Precision machine control
Service robots

JINJUN SHAN

Dept. of Earth and Space Science & Engineering
York University
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
jjshan@yorku.ca

Unmanned autonomous systems
Smart material based devices
Aerospace systems and applications
Sensor & actuator networks
Estimation and adaptive control
Micro/nano technology
Vibration isolation and control
Noise cancellation and control

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

YANG SHI

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2, Canada
yshi@uvic.ca

Unmanned autonomous systems
Aerospace systems and applications
Distributed & cloud robotics
Linear & nonlinear control
Estimation and adaptive control
Stochastic systems and control
Field robotics
Cyber physical systems
Applications (robotics)

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

TARUNRAJ SINGH

Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-4400, USA
tsingh@buffalo.edu

Precision machine control
Vibration isolation and control
Data storage systems
System identification
Unmanned autonomous systems
Noise cancellation and control
Energy harvesting
Linear & nonlinear 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

ZONGXUAN SUN

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, 55455, USA
zsun@umn.edu

Automotive control
Electrical and hybrid vehicles
AI and machine learning
Pneumatics & hydraulics
Engine and emission systems
Transportation systems
Real-time and hardware-in-the-loop simulation
Linear & nonlinear control

MAHDI TAVAKOLI

Electrical & Computer Engineering Department
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2R3, Canada
mahdi.tavakoli@ualberta.ca 

Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Soft robotics systems
AI and machine learning

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

HUSEYIN ATAKAN VAROL

Dept. of Robotics and Mechatronics
Nazarbayev University
Astana, Z05H0P9, Kazakhstan
ahvarol@nu.edu.kz

Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Mobility & locomotion
AI and machine learning
Linear & nonlinear control
Design methodology for mechatronics
Signal and image processing
Grasping & manipulation

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

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

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

QINGSONG XU

Dept. of Electromechanical Engineering
University of Macau
Taipa, Macau, P.R. China
qsxu@umac.mo

Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Smart material based devices
Precision engineering and control
Micro-electro-mechanical systems
Precision machine control
Soft robotics systems
Design methodology for mechatronics
Grasping & manipulation

XIU-TIAN YAN

Space Mechatronic Systems Technology Laboratory
University of Strathclyde
Glasgow G1 1XJ, UK
x.yan@strath.ac.uk

Design methodology for mechatronics
Grasping & manipulation
Smart manufacturing technologies
Field robotics
Mobility & locomotion
Applications (robotics)
Factory automation
Localization, mapping & planning
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Cyber physical systems
Space 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

JINGANG YI

Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Rutgers University
Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
jgyi@rutgers.edu

Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Unmanned autonomous systems
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Field robotics
Linear & nonlinear control
Estimation and adaptive control
Automotive control
Transportation systems
AI and machine learning
Micro/nano technology
Cyber physical systems

YUENKUAN YONG

School of Electrical Engineering and Computing
The University of Newcastle
Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
yuenkuan.yong@newcastle.edu.au

Motion Control
Intelligent Control
Robotics

JUNGWON YOON

School of Integrated Technology
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology
Gwangju, South Korea
jyoon@gist.ac.kr

Medical and rehabilitation robotics
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Human-robot interaction, haptics & teleoperation
Bio-micro-nano devices
Applications (robotics)
Pneumatics & hydraulics
Grasping & manipulation
Mobility & locomotion
Nano Robotics

JUNZHI YU

Dept. of College of Mechanics & Engineering Science
Peking University
Haidian District, China
junzhi.yu@ia.ac.cn

Biomimetic & bio-inspired robotics
Mobility & locomotion
Field robotics
Unmanned autonomous systems
Mechanisms, design, modeling & control
Neural and fuzzy control
Applications (robotics)
Estimation and adaptive control

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

TAO ZHANG

Dept. of Automation
Tsinghua University
Beijing 100084, China
taozhang@tsinghua.edu.cn

Localization, mapping & planning
AI and machine learning
Linear & nonlinear control
Automotive control
Precision machine control
Neural and fuzzy control
Signal and image processing
Unmanned autonomous systems

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

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 manufacturing

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

LEI ZUO

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

Energy harvesting
Vibration isolation and control
Automotive control
Smart material based devices
Renewable energy and energy storage systems
Smart manufacturing technologies
Precision engineering and control
Precision machine control