Keynote Speakers


Prof. Wen-Hua Chen
Loughborough University, UK


Prof. Bing Li
Harbin Institute of Technology, China
李兵教授, 哈尔滨工业大学(深圳)

Prof. Zheng Hong Zhu
(ASME Fellow, CSME Fellow)
York University, Canada


Prof. Haibo Liu
Dalian University of Technology, China



nvited Speakers


Prof. Ryspek Usubamatov
Kyrgyz State Technical University, Kyrgyzstan

Prof. Yan Xia
Beijing Institute of Spacecraft Environment Engineering, China

Prof. Zhen Cui
Beijing Institude of Control Engineering, China

Assoc. Prof. Kheng-Lim Goh
Newcastle University, UK

Assoc. Prof. D. Ramasamy
Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia



Biography: Keynote Speakers


Prof. Wen-Hua Chen, Loughborough University, UK (FIEEE, CEng, FIMechE, FIET)

Dr Wen-Hua Chen holds Professor in Autonomous Vehicles in the Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering at Loughborough University, UK. Prof. Chen has a considerable experience in control, signal processing and artificial intelligence and their applications in aerospace, automotive and agriculture systems. In the last 15 years, he has been working on the development and application of unmanned aircraft system and intelligent vehicle technologies, spanning autopilots, situational awareness, decision making, verification, remote sensing for precision agriculture and environment monitoring. His unmanned vehicles related research is widely supported by the UK government and industry. He is a Chartered Engineer, and a Fellow of IEEE, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK. Recently Prof Chen was awarded the prestigious EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Science Research Council) Established Career Fellowship in developing control theory for next generation of control systems to enable high level of automation such as robotics and autonomous systems.


Prof. Bing Li, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Dr Bing Li is a professor of Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen, he got a Ph. D. degree from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Currently serve as executive dean of school of mechatronics engineering and automation, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen. Research interests focus on mechanisms and robotics. He served as vice president of intelligent vehicle and robot branch of China Instrument Society, member of Production Engineering Branch of China Mechanical Engineering Society, associate editors of the journal of "IMechE Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Intelligent Service Robotics, and editorial board member of Industrial Robot. The research outputs have achieved the second prize of national technological invention award, two provincial science and technology awards, and one second prize of natural science award of Shenzhen.


Prof. Zheng Hong Zhu, York University, Canada

Dr. Zheng H. (George) Zhu received B.Eng. (1983), M.Eng. (1986), and Ph.D. (1989) degrees in Engineering Mechanics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China. He also received his M.A.Sc. degree (1998) in Robot Control from the University of Waterloo and Ph.D. degree (2004) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto in Canada. He is currently a Professor and Tier I York Research Chair in Space Technology with the Department of Mechanical Engineering at York University in Toronto, Canada. Before joining York University in 2006, he worked as a senior stress/structural engineer in Curtiss-Wright Indal Technologies in Mississauga, Canada. From 2019-2022, he served as the inaugural Academic Director of Research Commons at the Vice-President Research and Innovation Office. His research interests include dynamics and control of tethered space systems, spacecraft attitude dynamics, computational control, space robotics control, machine learning, and space debris removal. He has authored and co-authored more than 340 articles. Dr. Zhu is the Principal Investigator of two CubeSat missions for deorbiting space debris for sustainable use of space and measuring the environmental impact of permafrost thawing in Northern Canada. Dr. Zhu is an elected Member of the International Academy of Astronautics, College Member of the Royal Society of Canada, Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, Fellow of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Academician of International Academy of Astronautics, Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is the recipient of the 2021 York President’s Research Excellence award, the 2021 Robert W. Angus Medal by the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, the 2019 PEO Engineering Medal in R&D by Professional Engineer Ontario, the 2013 & 2018 NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement awards, and ranked in the Top 2% Most cited Scientists of All Knowledge Fields Combined since 2020 by a Stanford University list.

Prof. Haibo Liu, Dalian University of Technology, China

Haibo Liu, is professor and Ph.D. supervisor of school of mechanical engineering at Dalian University of Technology (DUT), China. He received his B.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering from DLUT, in 2006 and 2012, respectively. He is IEEE member, ASME member, senior member of Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineering. He has served as the Guest Editor of the Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, Frontiers in Materials and China Measurement & Testing Technology, and deputy secretary general of the SAC/TC22 International Standardization Working Committee.
His main research interests include, Measurement-machining integrated manufacturing, On-machine measurement, Phase-change fixturing based adaptive machining, Industrial-robot aided manufacturing. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed SCI/EI journal papers like International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, and IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronic, and over 100 authorized or pending patents. He holds over 20 major projects, including National Natural Science Foundation of China, the sub-project of the Science Challenge Project, the sub-projects of the National Key Research and Development Program and National Science and Technology Major Project of China, etc. He is the recipient of the 1st prize for Liaoning Science and Technology Progress Award (twice), the 1st prize for Science and Technology Progress Award of China Machinery Industry Federation. He was awarded the Young Changjiang Scholars Program of the Ministry of Education in 2022 and the Liaoning Provincial Outstanding Youth Fund Program in 2020.



Biography: Invited Speakers


Prof. Ryspek Usubamatov, Kyrgyz State Technical University, Kyrgyzstan

Dr. Ryspek Usubamatov studied Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Bauman Moscow State Technical University, graduated as a professional engineer in 1966, and received his Ph.D., in 1972 at the same university. After several years of postdoctoral research, he obtained the degree of Dr. Tech. Sc, at the Kyrgyzstan Academy of Sciences. He worked as the engineer-designer of the machine tools at the Bishkek Engineering plant in Kyrgystan. Then worked for 20 years as a lecturer and professor at the Kyrgyz State Technical University after I. Razzakov. By the reason of the political and economic crisis in Kyrgyzstan, he migrated and worked as Professor for 15 years at the universities in Malaysia. He has published over 400 research manuscripts in reputed journals, 8 books, 30 brochures, and 60 patents of inventions. About half of them are in English publications. His fundamental scientific books are "Productivity Theory for Industrial Engineering", Taylor & Francis, 2018, London, New York, Boca Raton, and "Theory of Gyroscopic Effects for Rotating Objects", 2nd ed. Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 2022. He was awarded bronze and silver medals at the International Exhibitions in Malaysia (ITEX) in 2009 and 2012, and by the Order of Merit, World Inventor Award Festival, WIAF 2012, Korea.  He is a member of several international scientific associations and the editorial board member for eight regional and international journals. His research results were presented at more than 50 regional and international conferences and seven times was a keynote speaker at USA, France, Italy, and Malaysia conferences. Every year he receives about 20 invitations to be a plenary/keynote speaker of the international aerospace conferences.



Prof. Yan Xia, Beijing Institute of Spacecraft Environment Engineering, China

XIA Yan, Ph.D, Deputy Chief Engineer of R & D, Institute of Spacecraft System Engineering (ISSE).
Her main research interests: (1) Radiation environment studies in space science and exoplanet science; (2) Space high energy radiation and particle detection technology; (3) Space nuclear power technology.
She has led or is leading over 10 national projects supported by the National Science Foundation of China, General Armament Department, Ministry of Science and Technology, etc. She has participated or is participating in 12 national projects supported by the Ministry of Science and Technology, etc. She has over 50 papers published and over 20 invention patents authorized.


Prof. Zhen Cui, Beijing Institude of Control Engineering, China

Zhen Cui is a professor of Beijing Institute of Control Engineering.His main research interests:
(1) Design of Satellite Control System;
(2) On-orbit operation management of satellite control system;
(3) Quality Assurance in Design and Production of Satellite Control Systems. He has won the first prize of Ministerial Science and Technology Progress Award, over 10 papers published and over 10 invention patents authorized.

Assoc. Prof. (Reader) Kheng Lim Goh
Newcastle Research and Innovation Institute Singapore (NewRIIS); Newcastle University in Singapore; Newcastle University (UK)

Kheng Lim Goh is a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (UK), Chartered Engineer and Chartered Physicist with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (UK) and Institute of Physics (UK) respectively. His research interest lies in reinforced composite materials and their applications in aerospace, automotive, marine, and biomedical engineering, with implications for sustainability, i.e. repairing and recycling of these materials. He holds the position of Associate Professor (Reader in Mechanics of Composite Materials) at Newcastle Research and Innovation Institute (NewRIIS) and the Newcastle University in Singapore, and is affiliated to the Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering, Newcastle University (UK). At Newcastle University, he teaches materials and sustainability in the area of Mechanical Engineering. He also leads the Advanced Composites Research (ACR) Group at NewRIIS. He has authored and co-authored just over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 5 books and 80 conference papers that cover a wide range of composite materials, together with international collaborators from Argentina, Canada, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and UK. He is the author of an authoritative book on 'Discontinuous-fibre reinforced composites: fundamentals of stress transfer and fracture mechanics' published by Springer.


Assoc. Prof. Devarajan Ramasamy, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia

Currently, Assoc Prof. Dr. Devarajan is researcher and consultant at Faculty of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering Technology in Universiti Malaysia Pahang. He graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia with a PHD in 2015 and University Teknologi Malaysia with Master of Engineering in 2006. After his first degree in UTM 2002, he worked at Kolej WIT (M) Sdn. Bhd. for about 2 year with last position as Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering. He continued his studies to master’s and later joined Scott and English as Production Engineer in 2005. As a franchise holder representative for TATAMOTORS LTE, he managed production of commercial vehicles in Scott and English (DRB-HICOM). He has shown vast interest in Thermofluid, Vehicle Technology, Nanotechnology, Engine Testing and Alternative Fuel research area. At present, involve in an internal and international research grants with research actively involved in CNG fuel, finite element, computational fluid mechanics and advanced materials research activities. He has published papers in both local, international conference and journals. He is a member of several professional body and scientific society such as Board of Engineers Malaysia, Charted Engineer in The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) UK ; Fellow in UMP Automotive Excellence Centre UMP and Fellow in Centre of Excellence for Advanced Research in Fluid Flow (CARIFF), Managing Director: Journal of Engineered Advanced Material and Applications, and Associate Editor for Journal of Fluid Dynamics and Thermal Sciences



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