Forum

 

Forum on Future Directions and Opportunities in Robotics, Control & Cyber Physical Systems

 

Date: June 11, 2015 (Thu)
Time: 15:40-17:20
Venue: Wanxi Hall (3rd floor of Wanxin Hotel)

The technologies such as Robotics, Control and Automation, and Cyber-Physical Systems have been tremendously changing how human beings produce and live. The prevalence of the Internet of Things in manufacturing and the consequent technology-driven changes promise to trigger a new industrial revolution. In view of the growing demand and emerging market for advanced manufacturing facilities to establish smart factories over the world, governments have been setting priorities and strategies to develop and innovate the relevant Cyber technology in Robotics, Control and Automation, and Intelligent Systems. The forum will facilitate a discussion about the future development directions and opportunities in Robotics, Control and Cyber-Physical Systems. The forum invites speakers from leading academic organizations and industrial companies to share their opinions, visions, and suggestions on the future Cyber technology.

机器人学、控制自动化和信息物理系统等科学技术正在极大地改变人类的生产和生活方式。物联网在制造行业的普及应用有可能引发新的工业革命。面对为建立智能工厂而产生的对先进制造装备持续增长的需求和新兴市场,世界各国政府都已经和正在制定先导项目和战略规划来发展和创新在机器人学、控制自动化和智能系统等方面的信息技术。本次论坛旨在讨论机器人学、控制自动化和信息物理系统的未来发展方向和机遇。论坛邀请了来自学术界和工业界的知名学者和专家分享他们有关未来信息技术的观点、远景和建议。

Panel Members:

Jie Zhao

Qudk

BIOGRAPHY Jie Zhao received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechatronics Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), Harbin, China, in 1990 and 1996 respectively. Presently, he is a professor of School of Mechatronics Engineering in HIT. Prof. Zhao is the head of Robotics Institute and former dean of School of Mechatronics Engineering in HIT, the Yangtze River scholars Distinguished Professor and the one of the first technology innovation leaders of National High-level personnel of special support program. He is also the expert group leader of Intelligent Robot in National High Technology Research and Development Program of China,one of the expertsof Key Projects of service robots in the National Science & Technology R & D Program. His research interests include bio-inspired robots, disaster searching and rescue robot, spacecraft simulation and testing, complex mechatronics system design and integration. Prof. Zhao has completed more than forty research projects including National Natural Science Foundation of China, National High Technology Research and Development program of China and National Science and Technology Major Project. He has authored one book, published over 280 technical papers and held more than 20 issued patents. Prof. Zhao has been awarded by four national or provincial prizes for progress in science and technology.

赵杰,分别于1990年与1996年与哈尔滨工业大学机电工程学院获得学士与博士学位。目前为机电工程学院教授。曾任哈尔滨工业大学机电学院院长,现任机器人研究所所长,长江学者特聘教授,国家高层次人才特殊支持计划(万人计划)首批科技创新领军人才,国家“863计划”先进制造领域智能机器人主题专家组组长,“十二五”国家科技重点专项(服务机器人专项)专家组专家。赵杰教授长期从事仿生机器人、救援救灾机器人、空间机构模拟与测试、机电一体化成套装备等理论和技术研究。赵杰教授主持完成近国家自然科学基金、国家“863”计划、国家重大专项等科研项目40余项,出版专著1部,发表论文280余篇,获授权发明专利20余项。获省部级科技奖励4项。


Ning Xi

Xin

BIOGRAPHY Ning Xi received his D.Sc. degree in Systems Science and Mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA in December 1993. He is University Distinguished Professor, the John D. Ryder Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of Robotics and Automation Laboratory at Michigan State University. He was on-leave from Michigan State University and served as the founding head of the Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at City University of Hong Kong (2011-2013). Dr. Xi received the Best Paper Award in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) in August, 1995, and the Best Paper Award in the 1998 Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation. Dr. Xi was awarded the first Early Academic Career Award by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society in May, 1999. He also received The Best Paper Award of IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering in 2007. Dr. Xi was awarded SPIE Nano Engineering Award in 2007. In addition, he is a recipient of US National Science Foundation CAREER Award. Dr. Xi is a fellow of IEEE. He also served as the President of IEEE Nanotechnology Council (2010-2011), a member of Administrative Committee of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (2013-2015). He is the general chair of 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), the general Chair of 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation(ICRA). His research interests include robotics, manufacturing automation, micro/nano manufacturing, nano sensors and devices, and intelligent control and systems.

席宁教授于1993年12月在美国圣路易斯密苏里州华盛顿大学的系统科学与数学系获得博士学位。他是密歇根州立大学电气与计算器工程系的大学杰出教授及John D. Ryder讲座教授,兼该大学之机器人自动化实验室主任。他在2011-2013年时暂离密歇根州立大学,于香港城市大学创办机械及生物医学工程学系,担任该系的首任系主任。

席教授在1995年8月荣获IEEE / RSJ智能机器人系统国际会议(IROS)的最佳论文奖,也在1998年于《柔性自动化技术–日美座谈会》上荣获最佳论文奖。在1999年5月,席教授赢得IEEE机器人与自动化学会的青年科学家奖。2007年时,除获得IEEE自动化科学与工程会刊的最佳论文奖外,再荣获SPIE的纳米工程大奖。此外,他更是美国国家科学基金会(National Science Foundation)的《杰出青年学者奖》得主。

席教授是美国电子电气工程师协会(IEEE)的院士,他于2010-2011年间担任IEEE纳米技术委员会主席;于2013-2015年间担任IEEE机器人及自动化技术委员会的执委会成员。在2014时,他担任了IEEE机器人及自动化技术国际会议的主席。他的研究兴趣包括机器人技术、生产制造自动化、微/纳米制造、纳米传感器与设备,以及智能控制系统等。


Zhiwei Xu

Xuzw

BIOGRAPHY Zhiwei Xu is a professor and CTO of the Institute of Computing Technology (ICT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. His prior industrial experience included chief engineer of Dawning Corp., a leading high-performance computer vendor in China. He currently leads “Cloud-Sea Computing Systems”, a 10-year research project of the Chinese Academy of Sciences that aims at developing billion-thread computers with elastic processors. ZhiweiXu holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Southern California.

徐志伟于1987年获美国南加州大学博士学位。现任中国科学院计算技术研究所研究员、学术委员会主任。曾任曙光超级服务器、国家高性能计算环境、网络虚拟计算环境、网格操作系统、处理ZB级数据的海云计算系统等多个国家和欧盟科研项目的技术负责人。获得“国家杰出青年科学基金”、国家科技进步奖、中国计算机学会“王选奖”。历任曙光信息产业有限公司总工程师,中科院计算所研究员、副所长、总工程师、学位委员会主席。2001年以来,他的志愿者服务包括:担任科技部十二五“中国云”科技专项总体专家组成员,中科院“未来信息技术先导专项”总体组成员,科技部“中国国家网格”重大专项专家组成员,欧盟 XtreemOS网格操作系统重大项目专家组成员,国家自然科学基金委信息科学部专家咨询委员;担任龙星计划委员会共同主席;担任Journal of Computer Science and Technology执行主编,《计算机研究与发展》主编,IEEE Transactions on Computers、 IEEE Transactions on Services Computing、Parallel Computing、Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing等国际期刊编委。


Ruicheng Li

Lirc

BIOGRAPHY Dr. Ruicheng Li, joined SAP headquarter in Germany in 1994, is managing SAP Labs China in 6 Locations Shanghai, Beijing, Nanjing, Xi’an, Chengdu as Senior Vice President, MD of SAP LabsChina.

Prior to this position, Dr. Li has been responsible for SAP HCM Product Development as Global Vice President. He has managed teams in 8 countries like China, Germany, Brazil, India, Russia, Czech, Hungary and Dubai. Dr. Li has been worked in several countries like Germany, Singapore and China. He has rich experiences in managing international teams with multi-cultural background.

Dr. Li has taken different roles in large degrees of diversity at SAP in several countries: Vice President for North Asia, Director for Business Development for Asia Pacific in area for Government, Defense, Healthcare and Higher Education, Senior Product Development Manager for European Countries, Product Development Manager for Asia Pacific, Quality Manager for Asia Pacific and Project Manager for large applications. He is instrumental to set up business in public sector for Asia Pacific and to develop business application solution for HCM country versions and as well as for Public sector for Asia Pacific.

Dr. Li is also a co-founder of Society for Chinese Physicists in Germany and was leading the society as Chairman and spokesman. He was also editor for Physical magazine published by this society.

He holds PhD in Physics from University Stuttgart/Germany. Prior to the PhD Study, Dr. Li was working as scientist at Max-Planck Institute in Mainz/Germany.

He has finished his master study in Technical University Berlin in 1988 under the scholarship of the German DAAD and graduated as Bachelor at Technological University Beijingin 1983.

He has published articles in several famous international science magazines such as surface science. He owns patents in software developments. During his employment, he has received several awards such as president awards due to his outstanding performance.

李瑞成博士于1994年加入SAP德国总部,现任SAP高级副总裁,SAP中国研究院院长,管理SAP在上海,南京,北京,西安,成都研究院。

在这之前,李博士以全球副总裁的身份负责SAP人力资本产品全球研发工作,领导在八个国家(中国,德国,巴西,印度,俄罗斯,捷克,匈牙利和杜拜)的产品研发和生产团队。具有丰富的管理国际和跨国文化团队的经验。

李博士曾任职于SAP各种职务:亚太地区政府、国防、保健和高等教育部门的商务开发部董事,亚太地区和欧洲国家开发部经理,亚太地区质量经理,以及大型应用软件项目经理。他还协助为亚太地区建设公共事业,为HCM各国和亚太地区公共事业提供解决方案。

李博士还与一些志同道合的同仁一起在德国成立了中国物理学家协会,并担任该协会的主席和发言人。同时,还是这个协会的物理杂志编辑。

李瑞成先生在德国的斯图加特大学获得博士学位。攻读博士学位前,李博士是德国马普学会(美因兹)的科学家。

李博士曾获得德国DAAD奖学金,于1988年在柏林科技大学获取硕士学位。于1983在北京理工大学取得本科学位。他曾在多种国际著名科学杂志上发表过文章,例如Surface Science(表面科学)。李博士还拥有软件开发方面的几个专利。工作期间,李先生曾获多种奖励,例如因表现突出获得”总裁奖”。


Zhijia Yang

BIOGRAPHY Zhijia Yang, Ph.D. is a professor of Industrial Control Netwrok and System Lab in Shenyang Institute of Automation, CAS. The research and development direction include: Fieldbus, Industrial Ethernet, Industrial WSN technology; System on Chip and RealTime Embedded System Design; Measurement Technology and Automatic Equipment, Industrial Instruments and Control System. He was awarded 2 Second Class Prizes for The State Scientific and Technological Progress of China, and 4 First Class Prizes of STP for Ministry Level. Now, He is an expert group leader of Advanced Manufacturing System Control group in Ministry of Science and Technolgy of China.

杨志家:中国科学院沈阳自动化研究所,工业控制网络与系统研究室,研究员,博士生导师。研究方向包括:现场总线、工业以太网、工业无线传感器网络技术;片上系统与实时嵌入式系统设计;检测技术与自动化装置研究,工业仪表控制系统开发。获得国家科技进步二等奖2项,省部级一等奖4项。担任国家科技部先进制造领域系统控制主题专家组组长。 


Fang Xu

BIOGRAPHY Fang Xu is a research professor and graduate student supervisor. He is the president of Central Research Institute in Shenyang SIASUN Robot and Automation Co, LTD. Xu has been supported with the special government allowance and serves as a member of the Service Robot Expert Group which belongs to the Science and Technology Department of China. He is a member of the editorial board of the journal Robotics hosted by Chinese Association of automation, as well as a director of Liaoning Association of automation. In addition, he is a review expert of the government’s “863” key projects.

Fang Xu has long been engaged in the research, development and industrialization of robotics technology. He, as the project leader and the main participant, has assumed a number of important national scientific and technological projects, including researches of “the Eighth Five-Year”, “the Ninth Five-Year”, “The Tenth Five-Year” and “The Eleventh Five-year” projects, the government’s NC and IC major projects, “863” plan projects and other important scientific research projects from Chinese Academy of Sciences as well as the Province and City governments. In these projects, he solved many problems of robotic technology and developed industrial robot series with own intellectual property, which achieved the advanced level of international similar products. Thus his research provided high economic and social benefits, and made a significant contribution to the robotic industry’s development of China. He has won the National Science and Technology Progress Second Prize Award, Chinese Academy of Sciences Science and Technology Progress Special Award, and three provincial and ministerial level Science and Technology First Prize Award. He has published more than fifty papers and holds over ten national patents. Furthermore, he has cultivated several tens of doctors and masters.

徐方,研究员,研究生导师, 沈阳新松机器人自动化股份有限公司中央研究院院长,享受国务院政府特殊津贴,科技部服务机器人重点专项专家组专家,中国自动化学会《机器人》杂志编委,辽宁省自动化学会理事,国家‘863’项目评审专家。

徐方同志长期从事机器人技术研究、开发及产业化工作。先后参加并主持完成了多项国家“八五”、“九五”、“十五”、“十一五”科技攻关、国家NC和IC重大专项,“863”计划、中科院及省市重大科研项目,解决了机器人关键技术的难题,研制的具有自主知识产权的机器人系列产品达到国际同类产品的先进水平,取得了很好的经济效益和社会效益,为我国的机器人产业化作出贡献。研究成果获国家科技进步二等奖一项,中国科学院科技进步特等奖一项、省、部级科技进步一等奖三项等多项奖励,发表论文50余篇,拥有10多项国家专利。培养硕士、博士生数十人。

 

 

Shenyang, China

 

NEWS

Notification of paper acceptance has been sent out

Registration information is on line
Submission deadline is extended to Feb. 15