• Milan


  • February 27-29



Prof. Jiansheng Dai, (IEEE Fellow, ASME Fellow, RSA Fellow, IMechE Fellow)
Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Dai Jiansheng, Dean of the Robotics Research Institute of SUSTech, Academician of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng), IEEE Fellow, ASME Fellow, RSA Fellow, IMechE Fellow. Robotica Editor-in-Chief (editor-in-chief), the international flagship journal of robotics, editor-in-chief of Mechanism and Machine Theory, and editor-in-chief of the "Robotics Science and Technology" series of Higher Education Press. He has been engaged in the basic theory and application research of theoretical kinematics, mechanism and robotics for a long time, and has profound mathematical foundation and attainments in the fields of spinor algebra, Lie groups, and Lie algebra. He has made many pioneering and internationally leading work in various robotic mechanisms such as metamorphic mechanisms, reconfigurable mechanisms, and reconfigurable robots, as well as their applications in the field of rehabilitation and manufacturing technology. In 2015, he won the ASME "Mechanism and Robotics Lifetime Achievement Award", which is the 27th recipient in the 41 years since the award was established. Received the ASME "Mechanical Design Lifetime Achievement Award" in 2020, the 58th recipient in the 62 years since the award was established. 2020 Awards: For pioneering and groundbreaking contributions to the establishment of the field of reconfigurable mechanisms and the subfield of metamorphic mechanisms; and for lasting impact on mechanical design through research, application, teaching, and service, bridging the The gulf between expensive robots and efficient but inflexible machines.

戴建生,南科大机器人研究院院长, 英国皇家工程院院士(FREng), IEEE Fellow, ASME Fellow, RSA Fellow, IMechE Fellow。国际机器人旗舰期刊 Robotica Editor-in-Chief(主编),Mechanism and Machine Theory 方向主编,高等教育出版社“机器人科学与技术”丛书主编。长期从事理论运动学、机构学与机器人学的基础理论与应用研究,在旋量代数、李群、李代数等领域具有深厚的数学基础和造诣。在变胞机构、可重构机构与可重构机器人等各类机器人机构,以及这些机构在康复与制造技术领域应用上做出了许多开创性与国际领先的工作。2015年获得 ASME “机构学与机器人学终身成就奖”,为该奖设立41年来第27位获奖者。2020年获得 ASME “机械设计终身成就奖”,为该奖设立 62年来第58位获奖者。2020年获奖词:为建立可重构机构领域和变胞机构子领域做出了开拓性与奠基性贡献;并通过研究、应用、教学和服务对机械设计产生了持久性影响,弥合了通用但昂贵的机器人与高效但不灵活的机器之间的鸿沟。


Prof. Ming Yu, (IEEE Fellow, CAE Fellow)
Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Professor Yu Ming, Academician of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, IEEE Fellow, Academician of the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers, winner of the 2020 IEEE Microwave Theory and Technology Association Award for Microwave Applications and IEEE International Microwave Global Outstanding Speaker Rank in the top 2% of the world. Engaged in the microwave industry for more than 30 years, he is an expert in the "amphibious" industry and academia. Its main research field is the design and manufacture of microwave devices, and its applications include 5G wireless communication base stations and new-generation satellite communication systems. Holds more than 30 patents, authored or co-authored nearly 200 publications and numerous proprietary reports. Completed nearly 40 scientific research projects as a PI, generating more than $500 million in economic benefits to the industry. Academician Yu Ming has 24 years of experience in the North American industry. He has served as the chief scientist, R&D director of a Fortune 500 company and a tenured professor at a world-renowned university. He is currently a chair professor of the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering of Southern University of Science and Technology and a distinguished researcher of Shenzhen National Center for Applied Mathematics.

于明教授,加拿大工程院院士、IEEE Fellow,香港工程师学院院士,2020年IEEE微波理论与技术协会大奖微波应用奖得主和IEEE国际微波全球杰出讲演人,在世界科学家排行榜中终身科学影响力一直位居全球前2%。从事微波行业30多年,是工业界和学术界“双栖“的专家。其主要研究领域为微波器件设计与制造,应用范围包括5G无线通信基站及新一代卫星通信系统。拥有30多项专利,撰写或合写近200篇出版物和众多专有报告。作为PI完成近40项科研项目,对工业界产生超过5亿美元的经济效益。于明院士拥有24年北美工业界经验,曾任世界500强公司首席科学家、研发总监和世界知名大学终身教授。现为南方科技大学电子与电气工程系讲席教授及深圳国家应用数学中心特聘杰出研究员。


Prof. Hong Zhang, (IEEE Fellow, CAE Fellow)
Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Zhang Hong, academician of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, IEEE Fellow, and a leading talent of the "Pearl River Talent Program" in Guangdong Province, is currently a chair professor of the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology. He used to work in the Department of Computer Science of the University of Alberta in Canada for many years, and was a tenured professor of the department before leaving. During his work in Canada, he completed a number of major R&D projects and served as the Chief Industrial Research Professor of the Natural Science and Engineering Foundation of Canada (NSERC IRC). His current research interests include mobile robot navigation, autonomous driving, computer vision, and image processing. He has trained more than 80 masters, doctors and postdoctoral fellows, many of whom teach in famous universities at home and abroad, including the University of Toronto in Canada and the National University of Defense Technology of China. He is the editor-in-chief of several international journals and the chairman of the conference. Currently, he is the editor-in-chief of the IROS editorial committee of the flagship conference of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (2020-2024).

张宏,加拿大工程院院士,IEEE Fellow, 广东省“珠江人才计划”领军人才,现任南方科技大学电子与电气工程系讲席教授。曾就职加拿大阿尔伯塔大学计算机科学系多年,离任前为该系终身教授。在加拿大工作期间,完成了多项重大研发项目,担任加拿大自然科学与工程基金委首席工业研究教授 (NSERC IRC)。目前研究方向为移动机器人导航,自动驾驶,计算机视觉,图像处理。培养了硕士、博士以及博士后80余名,其中多名在国内外著名大学任教,包括加拿大多伦多大学、中国国防科技大学等。任多个国际期刊编委及大会主席,目前为IEEE机器人与自动化协会旗舰会议IROS 编委会总主编 (2020-2024)。

Prof. Dongrui Wu (IEEE Fellow)
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Dongrui Wu received a B.E in Automatic Control from the University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, in 2003, an M.Eng in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National University of Singapore in 2006, and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, in 2009. He is now Professor and Deputy Director of the Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education for Image Processing and Intelligent Control, School of Artificial Intelligence and Automation, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.
Prof. Wu's research interests include brain-computer interface, machine learning, computational intelligence, and affective computing. He has more than 200 publications (10000+ Google Scholar citations; h=52). He received the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award in 2012, the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems Outstanding Paper Award in 2014, the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society (NAFIPS) Early Career Award in 2014, the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC) Society Early Career Award in 2017, the USERN Prize in Formal Sciences in 2020, the IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering Best Paper Award in 2021, and the Chinese Association of Automation Early Career Award in 2021. His team won the First Prize of the China Brain-Computer Interface Competition in four successive years (2019-2022).
Prof. Wu is a Board of Governors (BoG) member and Associate Vice President for Human-Machine Systems of the IEEE SMC Society. He will be Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems in 2024.

Prof. Pierre M Larochelle, ASME Fellow
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, USA

Dr. Larochelle’s research interests are centered on the study of open and closed spatial kinematic chains. These kinematic chains are the functional basis of robots, parallel kinematic machines, mechanisms and linkages. Specific areas of interest currently being investigated include autonomous walking machines, mobile robots, synthesis and analysis of spatial mechanisms for rigid body guidance; design of robotic mechanical systems for increased dynamic performance; optimal control of robotic mechanical systems; computer-aided design of spatial and spherical mechanisms; virtual reality as applied to the design of robotic mechanical systems; theoretical kinematics; and mechatronics. In addition, Dr. Larochelle is an expert in creativity & innovation within the engineering design process.


Prof. James Yang,
Ontario Tech University, Canada

Dr. Yang’s areas of expertise include sustainability and sustainable development, microfluidics, innovative design and engineering education. His current research interests are focused on Indoor Climate Management System with Mobile Platforms; Design and Development of Sandbox for Testing of Autonomous Vehicles; Indoor Localization Based on Radio Frequency Signals; Design and Development of Collaborative Robotic Arms etc. Dr. Yang is also an expert of Engineering Education and he is actively promoting an effective integration between engineering education with mechatronic and robotics design.