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Prof. Marcelo H. Ang Jr., National University of Singapore

Marcelo H. Ang, Jr. received the B.S. degrees (Cum Laude) in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management Engineering from the De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines, in 1981; the M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1985; and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, in 1986 and 1988, respectively. His work experience include heading the Technical Training Division of Intel's Assembly and Test Facility in the Philippines, research positions at the East West Center in Hawaii and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a faculty position as an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Rochester, New York. In 1989, Dr. Ang joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the National University of Singapore, where he is currently a Professor. In addition to academic and research activities, he is actively involved in the Singapore Robot ic Games as its founding chairman. His research interests span the areas of robotics, mechatronics, automation, computer control, and applications of intelligent systems methodologies.

Prof. Li Cheng, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Chair Professor and Director of Consortium for Sound and Vibration Research (CSVR)

Dr. Li Cheng is currently a Chair Professor and Director of Consortium for Sound and Vibration Research (CSVR) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received his BSc degree from Xi'an Jiaotong University, China and Ph.D. degree from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (INSA-Lyon), France. He became a faculty member at Laval University, Canada in 1992, rising up to the rank of Full Professor before joining Hong Kong PolyU in 2000. He was the Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering from 2011 to 2014. Dr. Cheng published extensively in the field of sound and vibration, structural health monitoring, smart structure and fluid-structure interaction. He currently serves as Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Sound and Vibration, Associate Editor of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Associate Editor of Structural Health Monitoring: An International Journal and an editorial board member of a few other journals. Dr. Cheng is an elected Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering, a Distinguished Fellow of the International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration (IIAV), a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America, the Acoustical Society of China, IMechE, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics. He was the President of the Hong Kong Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. He is now a Board Director of IIAV (International Institutes of Acoustics and Vibration) and the Vice-president Asia Pacific of I-INCE (International Institutes of Noise Control Engineering).

Prof. Susumu Hara, Nagoya University, Japan

Speech title: “Flying Robot Production Program for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Education”

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 (Senior Member), JSPE, IEEE (Senior Member), AIAA (Senior Member), and JSASS.

Prof. Osman Adiguzel, Firat University, Turkey

Speech title: “Shape Reversibility and Atomic Scale Reactions in Shape Memory Alloys”

Dr Adiguzel graduated from Department of Physics, Ankara University, Turkey in 1974 and received PhD- degree from Dicle University, Diyarbakir-Turkey. He studied at Surrey University, Guildford, UK, as a post doctoral research scientist in 1986-1987, and studied on shape memory alloys. He worked as research assistant, 1975-80, at Dicle University and shifted to Firat University, Elazig, Turkey in 1980. He became professor in 1996, and he has already been working as professor. He published over 80 papers in international and national journals; He joined over 100 conferences and symposia in international and national level as participant, invited speaker or keynote speaker with contributions of oral or poster. He served the program chair or conference chair/co-chair in some of these activities. In particular, he joined in last seven years (2014 - 2020) over 80 conferences as Keynote Speaker and Conference Co-Chair organized by different companies. He supervised 5 PhD- theses and 3 M.Sc- theses. Dr. Adiguzel served his directorate of Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Firat University, in 1999-2004. He received a certificate awarded to him and his experimental group in recognition of significant contribution of 2 patterns to the Powder Diffraction File – Release 2000. The ICDD (International Centre for Diffraction Data) also appreciates cooperation of his group and interest in Powder Diffraction File.

Assoc. Prof. Yao Yan, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Dr Yao Yan is an associate professor in Engineering at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC). Between 2008 and 2014, he undertook his PhD at Tongji University in Shanghai on nonlinear dynamics of time-delayed systems, and was then awarded the Shanghai Excellent Graduates' Dissertation in 2016. During the PhD programme, he was funded by China Scholarship Council to visit the University of Aberdeen in 2012-2013. In 2014-2017, he joined the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the UESTC as a lecturer in mechanical engineering. In 2017, he was promoted to be an associate professor. He has been awarded the Young Scientists Fund of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the General Program of NSFC on the study of nonlinear dynamics. Since 2012, Dr Yan has published over 20 high-impact peer-reviewed journal papers focusing on the studies of nonlinear dynamics. He is a frequent reviewer for a number of high-impact journals in nonlinear dynamics and control, e.g. Nonlinear Dyn. and Int. J. Mech. Sci..

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