2018 Keynote Speakers | 主旨报告
CAS Member, Prof. Han Ding
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Prof. Ding Han, an expert in mechanical engineering, was born in August 1963 in Zongyang, Anhui. Prof. Ding is the dean of School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, and the director of State Key Laboratory of Digital Manufacturing and Equipment Technology. In 2013, he was elected as a member of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Prof. Ding received his bachelor degree of Automobile Manufacture from Xi’an Highway Scientific Academy (now Chang’an University) in 1982, master degree of Mechanical Manufacturing and Automation from Wuhan University of Technology in 1985, and Ph.D. degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in 1989. Then, he worked in HUST until now. Supported by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, he visited the University of Stuttgart (Germany) from 1993 to 1994. Then, he visited the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) from 1994 to 1996. He obtained the National Natural Science Funds for Distinguished Young Scholar in 1997, and was employed as the “Cheung Kong” Chair Professor in 2001. He has been appointed as the leading scientist for National 973 Program twice in 2005 and 2011.
Prof. Ding is a conference editorial board committee member of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation from 2011 to 2012. He also acted as an associate editor (2003-2007) and an editor (2011-) of IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering. He has worked as a technical editor of IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics from 2010 until now.
Prof. Ding has dedicated himself to the research in the field of digital manufacturing for a long time, and has successfully combined the robotics and manufacturing technologies together. He proposed the theory of complex surfaces machining with high strip widths, explored the error propagation mechanism hidden in the interior of “tool motion – cutter envelop – machining error”. Prof. Ding has established the full-discretization method for prediction of machining stability to ensure high-performance machining without chatter vibrations. Moreover, he presented a robotic motion planning method, and developed a “Measuring-Manipulating-Machining (3M)” system for grinding of large blades. His research results have been applied in the aerospace, energy and automobile fields, which have yielded remarkable economic profits.
Prof. Ding has published three academic books and more than 150 SCI journal papers, and licensed more than 20 patents in China. He has received 2nd-class prize of the National Natural Science Award, and 2nd/3rd-class prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award twice/once.
IEEE Fellow, Prof. Wei Ren
University of California, Riverside, USA
Wei Ren is currently a Professor
with the Department of Electrical and Computer
Engineering, University of California, Riverside. He
received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering
from Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, in 2004.
From 2004 to 2005, he was a Postdoctoral Research
Associate with the Department of Aerospace
Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park.
He was an Assistant Professor (2005-2010) and an
Associate Professor (2010-2011) with the Department
of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Utah State
University. His research focuses on distributed
control of multi-agent systems and autonomous
control of unmanned vehicles. Dr. Ren is an author
of two books Distributed Coordination of Multi-agent
Networks (Springer-Verlag, 2011) and Distributed
Consensus in Multi-vehicle Cooperative
Control (Springer-Verlag, 2008). He was a recipient
of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in
2008. He is currently an Associate Editor
for Automatica, Systems and Control Letters,
and IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems.
He is an IEEE Fellow.
Prof. Jia-Yush Yen(顏家鈺)
National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Distinguished Professor and Dean of Engineering
- Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering
National Taiwan University 8/1997 – present
- Secretary General Chinese Institute of
Automation Engineers 1/2009 – Present
Secretary General Robotic Society of Taiwan2008
- Chair Department of Mechanical Engineering
National Taiwan University8/2004 – 7/2007
- Vice Secretary General Institute of Engineering
Education Taiwan 2002 – 2006 2007 – present
- Deputy Director Yen Tjing-Ling Industrial
Research Institute National Taiwan University
8/2001 – 7/2004
- Vice Chair Department of Mechanical Engineering
National Taiwan University 8/1999 – 7/2001
- Associate Professor Department of Mechanical
Engineering National Taiwan University 2/1989 –
- Mechatronics Systems, Nano-Manipulation and
Control, Computer Peripherals Honors Received
- Distinguished Professor, National Taiwan
- Mining and Metallurgy Paper Award, the Chinese
Institute of Mining and Metallurgical
- Outstanding Research Award, National Science
Council, Taiwan ROC, (2004-2006)
- Outstanding Contest Award, 2005 CACS Automatic
Control Conference. (2005)
- Outstand Performance Award, MOE Industry
Equipment Positioning Servo Competition, (2005)
- Shin-Hwa Technology Award, (2005)
- Best Teaching Award, National Taiwan University,
- Research Contribution Award, National Taiwan
- Outstanding Engineering Professor, Chinese
Society of Mechanical Engineering, (2000)
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