• Shenzhen


  • February 10-12



Prof. Thomas Schlechter
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Austria

Dr. Thomas Schlechter is Professor for Automotive Mechatronics at the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria since 2018. He published around 30 conference papers and journal articles and is author of more than 50 patents, delivering an H-index of 6.
His research interest covers multiple fields, including mechatronics, algorithms, and especially communication theory and technology. As a special field of interest, cyber security topics may be mentioned as well.
Thomas as well admires the beautiful landscape (not only) in Austria and loves to share ideas in this exceptional working environment – especially if one of his self-brewed beer specialties accompany this idea sharing process.


Prof. Teresa Zielinska
Warsaw University of Technology, Poland,
Vice Director of IAAM for Scientific and Educational Affairs

Full professor in technical sciences, deputy-director of the Institute of Aeronautics and Applied Mechanics of Warsaw University of Technology (WUT). She graduated from the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology of WUT (M.Sc.), received Ph.D. from the Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering of WUT and habilitation from the Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She is employed by WUT and is a member of the Committee of Automatic Control and Robotics of the Polish Academy of Sciences, vice-chair of the Polish IEEE Robotics and Automation Section (2016-2019) and Secretary General of International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science (IFToMM) (2011-2019) http://iftomm.net/.
She is the local coordinator of international program European Master of Advanced Robotics (EMARO), member of the Team of Experts of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (2017-2018). She has conducted research in several universities: Politechnic University of Turin (within a grant awarded by the Italian Ministry of Education), Loughborough University of Technology (Great Britain, grant awarded by the Science and Engineering Research Council), Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) – employed as a senior fellow. Visiting professor at: National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), Griffith University (Brisbane, Australia), Keio University (Hiyoshi, Japan), Shanghaji Jiaotong University (Shanghai, China). She cooperated with Ohio State University (USA) within the Poland-USA Marie Curie-Skłodowska Fund. She is a co-recipient of 2 national patents and author or co-author of 300 publications. Teresa Zielinska received the award of the Minister of Higher Education (Poland) for her research monograph, Gold Cross of Merit and Medal of the Commission of National Education as well as many university awards for her research.
Her research interest concern robotics, in that development of real-time control systems, motion synthesis and design of novel robotic systems. Teresa Zielinska also works on walking machines, humanoids and mobile robots. She also developed a sensor prototype for measuring shear forces and the control system for the team of autonomous walking machines. Currently she focuses on bio-robotics. She is a member of the editorial boards of several national and international journals. She managed or participated in national, European and international research grants.


Prof. Jinsong Bao
Donghua University, China

Bao Jinsong is professor and doctoral supervisor in School of Mechanical Engineering, Donghua University, and Director of Institute of Intelligent Manufacturing.
He received his PhD in Engineering in School of Mechanical and Power Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University in 2002, and has been Lecturer and Associate Professor, Institute of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Shanghai Jiao Tong University during 2002-2015, he is a visiting Scholar of USC University, from 2015, he is the professor of Donghua University, China. His Research Areas includes CPS/CPPS、Digital Thread/Digital Twin; Industrial CV/ NLP、Industrial Knowledge Graph、Big Data; Human Factor、Co-Robot、Cognitive Computing; VR/AR/MR.

Assoc. Prof. Wei Meng
Wuhan University of Technology, China

Wei Meng received the Ph.D. degree in information and mechatronics engineering jointly trained by the Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, and the University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, in 2016. He was a Research Fellow in Robotics with the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, U.K. from 2018 to 2020. Dr. Meng is currently an Associate Professor with the School of Information Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China. His research interests include robot-assisted rehabilitation, human-robot interaction, and learning control. He has authored 4 monographs and over 60 peer-reviewed papers and 10 patents in rehabilitation robotics and human-robot interaction control.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. J. Gaber
University of Technology of Belfort-MontbeliardUTBM (France), France