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Prof. Michael Yu WANG, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China

Biography: A native of China, Professor Wang obtained his undergraduate degree from Xian Jiaotong University in China, his M.S. degree from Pennsylvania State University, and his Ph.D. from the Carnegie Mellon University. Before joining HKUST in 2015, he served on the engineering faculty at University of Maryland, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and National University of Singapore. Professor Wang has held other positions worldwide, including visiting scholar at Stanford University, A*STAR OAP Fellow in Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, Guest Professor in Xian Jiaotong University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, and Haerbin Institute of Technology, Chang Jiang Chair Professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Eminent Visiting Professor at Universiti Brunei Darussalam, and Distinguished Visiting Scholar of University of Technology Sydney.

Wang’s research focuses primarily on robotics, autonomous systems, manufacturing automation, topology optimization, and additive manufacturing, with over 300 technical publications in these areas. His research projects were supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Boeing, Chrysler, ALCOA, Maryland Industrial Partnerships in USA, by RGC and ITC and local industries in Hong Kong, by NSFC and MOST in China, and by Singapore A*STAR, MOE, and Defense Ministry. He has supervised 22 PhD, 11 MS and 2 MPhil degree students.


Prof. Qingsong Xu, University of Macau, China

Qingsong Xu joined University of Macau, China as full professor since 2019, his research interests include MEMS/NEMS, Micro/Nano Mechatronics, Micro/Nano Systems; Compliant Mechanisms, Soft Robots, Force and Tactile Sensing; Robotics and Automation, Intelligent Control, Artificial Intelligence; Sensors and Actuators, Smart Materials and Structures, Energy Harvesting.


Prof. Susumu Hara 
Nagoya University, Japan

Biography: Susumu Hara received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees from Keio University, Tokyo, Japan in 1992, 1994, and 1996, respectively, all in engineering. From 1995 to 2000, he was a Research Fellow with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. From 1996 to 2000, he was a Visiting Researcher with the Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University. From 1998 to 1999, he was a Visiting Scholar with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley. In 2000, he joined the faculty of Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Japan. In 2008, he joined the faculty of Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, where he is currently a Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering. His current research interests include motion and vibration control of mechanical structures and spacecraft, nonstationary control methods, and control problems of man machine systems. He is a member of the JSME, SICE, RSJ, IEEJ, JSPE, IEEE, AIAA, and JSASS.

Prof. Tianzhi Luo, University of Science and Technology of China
, China

Biography: Tianzhi Luo received the B.S. degree from the University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, in 2000, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA, in 2002 and 2008, respectively. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow with The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore. He is currently a Full Professor in the Department of Modern Mechanics at University of Science and Technology of China. His research interests include biomechanics, biomaterials, biomedical engineering, and soft matters.

Prof. Shaohua Luo, Guizhou University
, China

Biography: Shaohua Luo, who is a Special Term Professor of the Guizhou University, received the Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Chongqing University. His research interests include the dynamic analysis, circuit implementation and intelligent control of special electromechanical systems. His research has been supported repeatedly by National Science Foundations of China and Guizhou Province. As the first author, he has published more than 30 papers in which many are published in international top journals like IEEE Trans Fuzzy Syst (IF12), IEEE Trans Neural Netw Learn (IF10.5) and IEEE Trans Ind Electron (IF8.2). Meanwhile, as the first inventor, he has obtained 12 authorized invention patents including two Britain invention patents. He served as the innovation team leaders of the seventh research institute affiliated with the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation LTD and Guizhou University.

Speech Title: The dynamic analysis and adaptive control of special electromechanical systems