AIACT 2018 Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKER I

Toshio Fukuda

Beijin Institute of Technology, Nagoya University, Meijo University IEEE Fellow (1995). SICE Fellow (1995). JSME Fellow (2002), RSJ Fellow (2004), VRSJ Fellow (2011) and member of Science Council of Japan (2008-2013 ), and Academy of Engineering of Japan (2013-).

 

BIOSKETCH Toshio Fukuda graduated from Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan in 1971 and received the Master of Engineering degree and the Doctor of Engineering degree both from the University of Tokyo, in 1973 and 1977, respectively, while he studied at Graduate School of Yale University in 1973-1975. He joined the National Mechanical Engineering Laboratory in Japan in 1977, while he was a research Scientist at University of Stuttgart in 1979-1981, the Science University of Tokyo in 1981, and then joined Department of Mechanical Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan in 1989.

He is currently one thousand talented foreign Professor at BIT. He is Professor Emeritus of Nagoya University, having worked as Professor of Dept. of Micro and Nano System Engineering and Dept. of Mechano-Informatics and Systems, Nagoya University, Japan and as director of Center for Micro and Nano Mechatronics. He has been working as Professor of Shenyang University of Technology, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Science, Russell Springer Chaired Professor at UC Berkeley, Seoul National University, Advisory Professor of Industrial Technological Research Institute and etc. He is mainly engaging in the research fields of intelligent robotic system, micro and nano robotics, bio-robotic system, and technical diagnosis and error recovery system.

He was the Founding General Chairman of IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) held in Tokyo (1988). He was Founding Chair of the IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics Technology and Social Impacts (ARSO, 2005), Founding Chair of the IEEE Workshop on System Integration International (SII, 2008), Founding Chair of the International Symposium on Micro-Nano Mechatronics and Human Science (MHS, 1990-2012). He has received many awards such as IEEE Eugene Mittelmann Achievement Award (1997), IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000) , IEEE Robotics and Automation Pioneer Award (2004), IEEE Transaction Automation Science and Engineering Googol Best New Application Paper Award (2007), George Saridis Leadership Award in Robotics and Automation (2009), IEEE Robotics and Automation Technical Field Award (2010). He received the IROS Harashima Award for Innovative Technologies (2011), Friendship Award of Liaoning Province PR China (2012), Friendship Award of Chinese Government (2014), IROS Distinguished Service Award (2015), Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon from Japanese Government (2015).

KEYNOTE SPEAKER II

Dan Zhang

ASME Fellow; IEEE Member
Professor and Kaneff Research Chair in Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics
Department of Mechanical Engineering
York University, Canada

 

BIOSKETCH Prof. Dan Zhang is a Kaneff Professor in Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University, Canada
Dan Zhang received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Laval University, Canada, in June 2000.His  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 high-performance micro-robot; web-based remote manipulation; rehabilitation robot and rescue robot.
Dan 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. Prof. 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.

 

 

AIACT 2017 Speakers

Prof. Dan Zhang
Prof. Songyi Dian
Prof. Runli Wang
Prof. Tianye Haung
York University, Canada
Sichuan University, China
Massey University, New Zealand
China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China

 

2018 2nd International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Automation and Control Technologies (AIACT 2018)