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Keynote Speakers


Prof. Jun Wang (王钧教授)

City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (香港城市大学)

Biography: Jun Wang is a Professor and the Director of the Computational Intelligence Laboratory in the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prior to this position, he held various academic positions at Dalian University of Technology, Case Western Reserve University, and University of North Dakota. He also held various short-term visiting positions at USAF Armstrong Laboratory (1995), RIKEN Brain Science Institute (2001), Universite Catholique de Louvain (2001), Chinese Academy of Sciences (2002), Huazhong University of Science and Technology (2006–2007), and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2008-2011) as a Changjiang Chair Professor. Since 2011, he is a National Thousand-Talent Chair Professor at Dalian University of Technology on a part-time basis. He received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering and an M.S. degree in systems engineering from Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China. He received his Ph.D. degree in systems engineering from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. His current research interests include neural networks and their applications. He published over 170 journal papers, 15 book chapters, 11 edited books, and numerous conference papers in these areas. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics since 2014 and a member of the editorial board of Neural Networks since 2012. He also served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks (1999-2009), IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics and its predecessor (2003-2013), and IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics – Part C (2002–2005), as a member of the editorial advisory board of International Journal of Neural Systems (2006-2013), as a guest editor of special issues of European Journal of Operational Research (1996), International Journal of Neural Systems (2007), Neurocomputing (2008, 2014), and International Journal of Fuzzy Systems (2010, 2011). He was an organizer of several international conferences such as the General Chair of the 13th International Conference on Neural Information Processing (2006) and the 2008 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, and a Program Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (2012). He has been an IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Distinguished Lecturer (2010-2012, 2014-2016). In addition, he served as President of Asia Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA) in 2006 and many organizations such as IEEE Fellow Committee (2011-2012); IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Awards Committee (2008, 2012, 2014), IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society Board of Directors (2013-2015), He is an IEEE Fellow, IAPR Fellow, and a recipient of an IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks Outstanding Paper Award and APNNA Outstanding Achievement Award in 2011, Natural Science Awards from Shanghai Municipal Government (2009) and Ministry of Education of China (2011), and Neural Networks Pioneer Award from IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (2014), among others.


Prof. Dan Zhang

York University, Canada (加拿大约克大学)

Biography: Dr. Dan Zhang is Full Professor and Canada Research Chair in Robotics and Automation, founding Chair of the Department of Automotive,Mechanical, and Manufacturing Engineering with the Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science at University of Ontario Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Robotics and Mechatronics from Laval University, Canada, in June 2000.
Dr. Zhang's research interests include robotics and mechatronics; high performance parallel robotic machine development; sustainable/green manufacturing systems; micro/nano manipulation and MEMS devices (sensors), micro mobile robots and control of multi-robot cooperation, intelligent servo control system for the MEMS based highperformance micro-robot; web-based remote manipulation; rehabilitation robot and rescue robot. Dr. Zhang has published 205 journal and conference papers, 4 books, 7 book chapters and numerous other technical publications. He is the editor-in-chief for International Journal of Mechanisms and Robotic Systems, the editor-in-chief for International Journal of Robotics Applications and Technologies, Associate editor for the International Journal of Robotics and Automation (ACTA publisher) and guest editors for other 4 international journals. Dr. Zhang serves member of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Grant Selection Committee.
Dr. Zhang was director of Board of Directors at Durham Region Manufacturing Association, Canada, and director of Board of Directors of Professional Engineers Ontario, Lake Ontario Chapter, Canada. Dr. Zhang is a registered Professional Engineer of Canada, a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), and a Fellow of (Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering) CSME, a Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a Senior Member of SME, and ASME member.

Title of Speech: Environmentally-Friendly Manufacturing and Parallel Robotic Manipulators


Plenary Speakers


Prof. Bin CHEN (陈斌教授)

Xi’an Jiaotong University, China (西安交通大学)

Biography: Dr. Chen Bin is a full professor and vice director in State Key Laboratory of Multiphase Flow in Power Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University. He received his Ph.D in 2002 from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. Afterwards, he worked at the National Maritime Research Institute of Japan as Postdoctoral Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science from 2002 to 2004.
For more than a decade, Dr. Chen has devoted his efforts to the research of heat transfer in laser dermatology (vascular malformation and pigmentary lesions) and hemodynamics in portal vein system and microcirculation, in particular with the photon propagation, energy deposition and thermal damage of capillaries in the laser treatment of Port Wine Stain. He is currently developing Monte Carlo method, bio-heat mass transfer model, and conducting animal experiment on thermal damage of blood capillary by 585nm, 595nm and 1064nm laser, as well as Cryogen Spray Cooling in laser treatment of skin disease. Because of his academic contributions, he is now served as

  1. —Director, panel of Multi-phase Flow, the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (CSTAM)
  2. —Member of editorial board, American Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
—Member of editorial board, Journal of Clinical Dermatology and Therapy


Title of Speech: Cryogen Spray Cooling for Laser Dermatology: Powerful Strategy for Thermal Protection of Epidermis and Laser Power Enhancement


Prof. Bin Zi (訾斌教授)

Hefei University of Technology, China (合肥工业大学) 

Biography: Dr. Bin Zi is a Professor with School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, and Director of the Robotics Institute at Hefei University of Technology, China. He received the Ph.D. degree from Xidian University, China, in 2007. China. From 2011 to 2012 he worked as a visiting scholar with Chair of Mechanics and Robotics, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany. In 2015, he worked as a visiting professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada. He has published more than 70 journal and conference publications, 1 book and 1 book chapter. He has more than 50 patents for his inventions. His research interests include cable-driven parallel robots, robotics and automation, mechatronics, and multirobot systems.

Title of Speech: Design, analysis and control of cable-suspended parallel robots and its applications 



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