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T-ASE Editorial Board

Editor in Chief

Ken Goldberg

ken-goldbergUniversity of California-Berkeley
IEOR and EECS School of Information 
Berkeley California, United States
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation, Materials/ Parts Handling, Sensing and Networks, Theoretical Foundations, Manufactoring, Semiconductors, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Safety, Security, Resuce, Transportation, energy and the environment, Agriculture and Food, Home and Building Automation, Construction, Mining and Demining, and Space
Secondary areas: Algorithmic Automation. Alg

Advisory Board Chair

Henrik Christensen

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Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines
Georgia Institute of Technology 
Atlanta, GA, USA
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation, Assembly Modeling, Robotics, Perception, Sensing and Networks, Manufacturing, Grasping
Secondary areas: Theoretical methods, Systems Integration, Algorithmic Foundations, Control

 

Editorial Assistant

Jennifer Barbato

Jennifer BarbatoIEEE
445 Hoes Lane
Piscataway NJ, United States
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Editors 

Han Ding 

Han DingShanghai Jiao Tong University
School of Mechanical Engineering
Shanghai, China
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Primary areas: Material/Parts Handling, Mechanisms, Sensing and Networks, Theoretical Foundations, Manufactoring, Semiconductors, Energy and The Environment, Space
Secondary areas: CAD/CAM/CIM, Manipulation, Assembly, Motion Planning, Grasping, Fixturing, Feeding, Machine Tools, CNC, Manipulators, Actuators, Sensor Fusion, Vision, Numerical Optimization 

Maria-Pia Fanti

Maria-Pia FantiPolitecnico di Bari
Dipartimento di Elettrotecnica ed Elettronica
Bari, Italy
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Primary areas: Discrete event systems, Petri net and Colored Petri nets; Control and modeling of automated manufacturing systems; Control and modeling of computer integrated systems: Automatic guided vehicle systems, automated storage and retrieval systems, railway networks, urban traffic signals, Supply chain modeling and management
Secondary areas: Hybrid Systems, Fuzzy sets and Fuzzy Petri nets, Workflow nets, Structural properties of linear systems


Kevin Lynch

kevin-lynchNorthwestern University
Mechanical Engineering Department
Evanston (IL), United States
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Primary areas: Materials/Parts Handling, Mechanisms; Mobility and Navigation; Sensing and Networks; Theoretical Foundations; Manufacturing; Safety, Security Rescue; Home and Building Automation
Secondary areas: Manipulation; Assembly; Motion planning; Grasping; Fixturing; Feeding; Manipulators; Actuators; End-effectors; Swarms; Sensor networks; Control theory; Computational complexity

Spyros Reveliotis

RevelitosGeorgia Institute of Technology 
School of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Atlanta (GA), United States
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Primary areas:
 Logistics, Materials/Parts Handling, Mobility and Navagation, Theoretical Foundations, Manufacturing, Semiconductors, Transportation
Secondary areas: Discrete Event Systems, Supervisory Control, Resource Allocation Systems and Deadlock Avoidance, Markov Decision Processes, Dynamic Programming and Approximate Dynamic Programming, Performance Evaluation and Scheduling, (Reinforcement) Learning
 

Sanjay Sarma

Sanjay SarmaMIT
Mechanical Engineering Department
Cambridge (MA), United States
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation, Logistics, Materials/Parts Handling, Mobility and Navagation, Sensing and Networks, Theoretical Foundations, Manufactoring, Transportation, Energy and the Environment, Agriculture and Food, Home and Building Automation
Secondary areas: RFID, Mobile Sensors, Traffic 

Leyuan Shi

Leyuan ShiUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Madison (WI), United States
College of Engineering Peking University
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
                     Beijing, China
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Primary areas: Large-scale optimization and simulation with applications in planning and scheduling systems and supply chain management
Secondary areas: Discrete Event systems, optimization in healthcare systems

 Yu Sun

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University of Toronto
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Deaprtment of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Ontario (ON), Canada
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Primary areas: Material/Parts Handling, Micro and nano Scales, Healthcare and Life Sciences
Secondary areas: Micromanipulation, end effector, force sensing, microassembling, computer vision, automation at micro-nanometer scales, micro devices, MEMS, microfluidics, biomedical engineering 

Dawn Tilbury

dawn-tilburyUniversity of Michigan
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Ann Arbor (MI), United States
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Primary areas: Theoretical Foundations, Sensing and Networks, Human-Centered Automation, Material/Parts Handling, Mobility and Navigation, Manufacturing
Secondary areas: Discrete Event Systems Theory, Petri Nets, PLCs, Fault Diagnosis, Teleoperation, Control Theory,  Logic Verification, Simulation

Michael Yu Wang

Michael Yu Wang FILEminimizerNational University of Singapore
Mechanical Engineering Department
Singapore
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Primary areas:Manipulation; Assembly; Motion planning; Grasping; Fixturing; Feeding; Manipulators; Material/Parts Handling; Compliant Mechanisms; Theoretical Foundations; Manufacturing Automation
Secondary areas: CAD/CAM/CIM, Soft Actuators and Sensors; Numerical Optimization; Additive Manufacturing 

John Wen

john wenRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Center for Automation Technologies and Systems
Cll 8011, 110 8th St.
Troy (NY), United States
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Primary areas: Human centered automation in manufacturing using UML and SysML
Secondary areas: Distributed networked automation systems  

Associate Editors

Knut Akesson

Knut Åkesson webChalmers University of Technology
Automation Research Group
Gothenburg, Sweden
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Primary areas: Material/Parts Handling, Theoretical Foundations, Manufacturing 
Secondary areas: Discrete event systems, Formal methods, Fault diagnosis, Scheduling and control, PLCs, Resource allocation, Robot cells, Production planning, Sustainable production
 

Timothy Bretl

Timothy bretlUniversity of Illinois
Department of Aerospace
Urbana (IL), United States
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Primary areas: Mobility and Navagation, Theoretical Foundations, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Space
Secondary areas: Theoretical and Algorithmic Foundations of Robotic Locomotion and Manipulation 

Chun-Hung Chen

Chun-Hung ChenGeorge Mason University
Department of Systems Engineering & Operations Research
Fairfax (VA), United States
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Primary areas: Theoretical Foundations, Semiconductors, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Transporation, Energy and the Environment 
Secondary areas: Simulation Optimization, Stochastic Simulation, Discrere-event Systems, Air Transportation Systems, Rare-event Simulation
 

Chengbin Chu

Chengbin ChuLaboratoire Genie Industriel
Ecole Centrale Paris
Chatenay-Malabry, France
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Primary areas: Logistics, Materials/Parts Handling, Theoretical Foundations, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Sciences, 
Secondary areas: Production planning and scheduling, supply chain management, transportation network design

Mingcong Deng

Mingcong DingTokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Koganei (Tokyo), Japan
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation, Theoretical Foundations, Safety, Security, Rescue
Secondary areas: Discrete Event Systems, Petri nets, Supply Chain, Production Planning, Resource Allocation 

Mariagrazia Dotoli

Mariagrazia DotoliPolitecnico di Bari
Dip. di Ingegneria Elettrica e dell'informazione
Bari, Italy
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Primary areas: Human-Cnetred Automation, Logistics, Material/Parts Handling, Manufactoring, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Transportation, Home and Building Automation
Secondary areas: Petri nets, Discrete event systems, Fuzzy logic, Supply chain, Logistics, Sustainable mobility, Vehicular and railway transportation systems, Automated manufacturing and warehousing, Production planning, Healthcare systems  

Dragan Djurdjanovic

Dragan DjurdjanovicUniversity of Texas at Austin
Department of Mechanical Engineering 
Austin, TX, USA
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Primary areas: Modeling, Monitoring and control of manufacturing systems, Diagnostics and prognostics of engineering systems
Secondary areas: Maintenance decision-making, Diagnostics and prognostics for human body systems  

Dough Down

Doug Down photoDepartment of Computing and Software
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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Primary areas: Stochastic models, scheduling, theoretical foundations
Secondary areas: Control systems, simulation, communications networks

Sergej Fatikow

Sergej FatikowUniversity of Oldenburg
Department of Microbotics and Control Engineering
Oldenburg, Germany
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Primary areas: Micro and Nano Scales, Manufacturing
Secondary areas: Microrobotics, nanorobotics, nanoscale automation, robot-based micro-/nano-assembly 

Jean-Marc Faure

Jean-Marc FaureEcole Normale Supèrieure (ENS) de Cachan
Automated Production Research Laboratory
Cachan, France
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Primary areas: Sensing and Networks, Theoretical Foundations, Manufactoring, Safety, Security, Rescue, Transportation, Energy and the Environment
Secondary areas: Discrete event systems, Critical systems, Dependability, Power production

Efi Fogel

efi fogel Tel-Aviv University
The Blavatnik School of Computer Science
Tel-Aviv, Israel
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Primary areas: Theoretical Foundations, Manufacturing, Home & Building Automation.
Secondary areas: Algorithmic Automation, Assembly Partitioning, Motion Planning 

Kingsley Fregene

kingsley-fregeneUniversity of Pennsylvania
Lockheed Martin, Advanced Technology Laboratories
Philadelphia (PA), United States
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Primary areas:
Micro and Nano Scales, Mobility and Navagation, Sensing and Networks,Safety, Security
Secondary areas: 
Unmanned/Robotic Systems Autonomy, Multivehicle control and coordination,control of aerospace vehicles, Micro/Nano device modeling 

Georg Frey

georg-freySaarland University
Department of Natural Sciences and Technology II, Mechatronics Engineering
Saarbrücken, Germany
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Primary areas:
Theoretical Foundations, Manufactoring, Safety, Security, Rescue, Energy and the Environment, Home and Building Automation
Secondary areas: 
Energy systems, Software design/engineering in control systems (MES, PLC, DCS)
 

Jie Gao

jie-gaoStony Brook University
Department of Computer Science
Stony Brook (NY), United States
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Primary areas: Sensing and Networks, Theoretical Foundations
Secondary areas: Sensor networks, Distributed systems, Computational complexity, Algorithm
 

Dinesh Garg

Dinesh GargIBM Research, India Research Laboratory
Department of Business Analytics and Math Sciences
New Delhi, India
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Primary areas: Theoretical Foundations
Secondary areas: Optimization Theory, Game Theory, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Crowdsourcing, e-commerce, auction theory

M. Ani Hsieh

M. Ani HsiehDrexel University
Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics
Philadelphia (PA), United States
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Primary areas: Mobility and Navigation, Sensing and Networks, Manufactoring, Transportation, Construction, Space
Secondary areas: Networked Robotics, Many Robot Systems, and Distributed Assembly  

Hesuan Hu

Hesuan HuXidian University
School of Electro-mechanical Engineering
Shaanxi, China
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Primary areas:
Human-Centered Automation, Logistics, Material/Parts Handling, Material Processing, Mobility and Navigation,Sensing and Networks Manufacturing, Semiconductors, Healthcare and Life Sciences,Transportation,Mining and Demining
Secondary areas:
Discrete Event Systems, Manufacturing Systems, Networked Systems and their Automation, Petri nets, Real time Scheduling, Distributed Control. Production Planning, Re-manufacturing, Intelligent Manufacturing, Intelligent Transportation Systems, UAV Systems and their Automation, Smart Grid Systems, Process Mining, Supply Chain >Management, Fault Diagnosis
 

Qiang Huang

Qiang HuangUniversity of Southern California
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Los Angeles (CA), United States
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Primary areas: Material Processing, Micro and Nano Scales, Manufacturing, Semiconductors
Secondary areas: Nanomanufacturing and Nanoinformatics, Quality Control, Process Modeling and Control
 

Volkan Isler

VOlkan IslerjpgUniversity of Minnesota
Department of Computer Science
Minneapolis (MN), United States
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Primary areas: Mobility and Navagation, Sensing and Networks, Energy and the Environment, Agriculture and Food, Home and Building Automation
Secondary areas: Sensor/Actuator networks,Algorithmic Automation,Mapping, Routing
 

Qing-Shan (Samuel) Jia

Qing-Shan JiaTsinghiua University
Department of Automation
Beijing, China
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Primary areas: Sensing and Networks, Theoretical Foundations, Manufacturing, Safety, Security, Rescue, Transportation, Energy and the Environment, Home and Building Automation
Secondary areas: Simulation-based optimization in wireless sensor network, Smart buildings, and Smart grid

Leo Joskowicz

Leo JoskowiczThe Hebrew University of Jerusalem
School of Engineering & Computer Science
Jerusalem, Isreal
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Primary areas: Robotics, motion planning, biomedical engineering
Secondary areas: 
Medical informatics, Computer Aided Surgery

Tomohiro Kawahara

Tomohiro KawaharaKyushu Institute of Technology
Frontier Research Academy for Young Researchers
Fukuoka, Japan
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Primary areas: Micro and Nano Scales, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Sciences,
Secondary areas: Active Sensing, Sensors, Medical Robotics, Micro-Nano Sensing and Manipulations, Bio Assembling

Hoong Chuin Lau

John WEn

Living Analytics Research Centre
School of Information System
Singapore
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Primary areas:
Logistics, Transportations
Secondary areas: Planning and scheduling, vehicle routing, health-care management science, tourism analytics, multi-agent systems

Der-Horng Lee

Der-Horng LeeNational University of Singapore
Department of Civil Engineering
Singapore
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Primary areas: Logistics, Transportation
Secondary areas: Transportation, Logistics, Container port operation
 

Loo Hay Lee

Loo Hay LeeNational University of Singapore
Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Singapore
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Primary areas: Logistics, Semiconductors, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Transportation, 
Secondary areas: Simulation optimization, supply chain management and maritime logistics
 

Bengt Lennartson

Bengt LennartsonChalmers
Head of Automation research group
Gothenburg, Sweden
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Primary areas: Logistics, Material/Parts Handling, Theoretical Foundations, Manufacturing, Transportation, Energy and the Environment
Secondary areas: Discrete event systems, Formal methods, Fault diagnosis, Scheduling and control, PLCs, Resource allocation, Robot cells, Production planning, Sustainable production
 

Jean-Jacques Lesage

jean-jacques-lesageLURPA, ENS Cachan
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Cachan, France
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Primary areas:
Material/Parts Handling, Sensing and Networks, Manufactoring, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Safety, Security, Rescue
Secondary areas: Discrete Event Systems: synthesis, diagnosis, identification, control ; Formal Methods ;  PLC Controled Systems

Jingshan Li

Jingshan LiUniversity of Wisconsin
College Engineering
Madison (WI), United States
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Primary areas: Logistics, Sensing and Networks, Theoretical Foundations, Manufacturing, Semiconductors, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Energy and the Environment
Secondary areas: Scheduling, inventory management, supply chain, production planning, monitoring, inspection, probability, quality control, simulation

Min Liu

Min LiuTsinghua University
Department of Automation
Beijing, China
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Primary areas: Logistics, Material/Parts Handling, Material Processing, Manufacturing, Semiconductors, Energy and the Environment
Secondary areas: Scheduling?Production planning?Operational optimization?Quality control?Resource allocation?Numerical optimization
 

 

Cristian Mahulea

Cristian Mahulea photoUniversity of Zaragoza
Dept. Informatica e Ingenieria de Sistemas,
Zaragoza, Spain
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Primary areas: Petri nets, manufacturing, mobile robots, healthcare systems, mobility and navigation
Secondary areas: Material parts/handling, sensing and
networks, transportation.
 

Todd Murphey

Todd MurpheyNorthwestern University
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Evanston (IL), United States
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Primary areas: Materials Processing, Mechanisms, Sensing and Networks, Theoretical Foundations, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Transportation, Energy and the Environment, Space
Secondary areas: Manipulation, Motion Planning, Grasping, Feeding, Distributed Systems, Estimation, Sensor Fusion, Control Theory, Numerical Optimization, Algorithmic Automation, Stability, Simulation 

Tatsushi Nishi

Tatsushi NishiOsaka University
Department of Systems Innovation Graduate School of Engineering Science
Osaka, Japan
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Primary areas: Logistics, Material/Parts Handling, Mobility and Navagation, Theoretical, Manufaturing, Semiconductors, Safety, Security, Rescue, Energy and the Environment
Secondary areas: Scheduling, Supply chain optimization, Discrete event systems, Petri nets, Transportation, Logistics, Automated Guided Vehicle, Discrete Optimization

Meeko Oishi 

Meeko Oishi photoUniversity of New Mexico
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Albuquerque (NM), United States
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation,Theoretical Foundations, Heathcare and Life Sciences, Safety, Security, Rescue Manufaturing, Semiconductors, Safety, Security, Rescue, Energy and the Environment
Secondary areas: Formal methods, Hybrid systems, nonlinear systems

Luigi Piroddi 

LuigiPiroddi2-dritta-120x100Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria
Politecnico di Milano
Milano, Italy
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Primary areas:
 Modeling and control of flexible manufacturing systems, Petri nets, Deadlock Avoidance
Secondary areas: Discrete event systems, Supervisory Control, Resource Allocation, Model identification, Estimation, Control theory, PLCs

Dan Popa

Dan PopaUniversity of Texas - Arlington
Department of Electrical Engineering
Arlington (TX), United States
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Primary areas:
 Manufacturing, Mechanisms, Micro and Nano Scales, Sensing and Networks, Manufacturing, Semiconductors, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Safety, Security, Rescue, Home and Building Automation
Secondary areas: Human-Robot Interaction, Micro-Nano Robotics, Micro-Nano Assembly, Multi-agent Distributed Control, Reinforcement Learning, MEMS

Elzbieta Roszkowska

elzbieta-roszkowskaWroclaw University of Technology
Institute of Computer Engineering, Automation and Robotics
Wroclaw, Poland
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Primary areas: Formal Methods, Discrete Event Systems Theory, Petri Nets, Algorithmic Automation, Computational Complexity, Supervisory Control, Distributed Control, Agent Systems
Secondary areas: Sensing and Networks, Theoretical Foundations, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Transportation 

Carla Seatzu

Carla SeatzuUniversity of Cagliari
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
09124 Cagliari, Italy
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Primary areas: Discrete event systems, Petri nets, hybrid systems, networked control systems, multi-agent systems
Secondary areas: Supervisory control, manufacturing systems, control of mechanical systems, transportation systems 

Jay Sethuraman

Jay SethuramanColumbia University
Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations
New York (NY), Ubited States
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Primary areas: Logistics, Mechanisms, Sensing and Networks, Theoretical Foundations, Manufactoring, Semiconductors, Transportation
Secondary areas: Scheduling, Logistics, Networks, Discrete Optimization, Market Design, Matching Theory

Weiming Shen

Weiming ShenNational Research Council of Canada
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ontario (ON), Canada
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation, Logistics, Material/Parts Handling, Sensing and Networks, Manufacturing, Heathcare and Life Science, Safety, Security, Rescue, Transportation, Energy and the Environment, Home and Building Automation, Construction
Secondary areas: Agent-Based Systems, Wireless Sensor Networks, Service-Oriented Architectures, Collaborative Systems, Planing and Scheduling, Smart Home and Intelligent Building, Facility Maintenance Management, Collaborative Manufacturing and Supply Chains

Dezhen Song

dez songTexas A&M University
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
College Station (TX), United States
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Primary areas: Mobilty and Navagation, Sensing and Networks, Theoretical Foundations, Manufacturing, Semiconductors, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Safety, Security, Rescue, Transportation, Energy and the Environment, Agriculture and Food, Home and Building Automation, Construction, Mining and Demining, Space
Secondary areas: Sensing, Sensors, Sensor Network, Computer vision, Networked Robots, Mobile Robots, Navigation, Planning and Scheduling, Algorithmic Automation

Wei Tan

Wei TanIBM Research
T.J Watson Research Center
Yorktown Heights (NY), United States
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation, Theoretical Foundations, Healthcare and Life Sciences
Secondary areas: Petri Nets, Business Process Management, Distributed Computing, Service-Oriented Architecture, Social Network

Leena Ukkonen

leena ukkonenTampere University of Technology
Department of Electronics
Tampere, Finland
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Primary areas: Logistics, Material/Parts Handling, Micro and Nano Scales, Sensing and Networks, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Safety, Security, Rescue, Transportation, Energy and he Environment, Agriculture and Food
Secondary areas: Radio frequency identification (RFID) systems, Wireless sensing systems, Intelligent transportation systems, Pervasive computing

Reha Uzsoy

Reha Uzsoy photoNorth Carolina State University 
Department of Industrial and Systems Enginering
Raleigh, NC, USA
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Primary areas: Production planning, Supply chain management, Logistics, Manufacturing, Semiconductors
Secondary areas: Optimization, Heuristics, Metaheuristics, Experimental evaluation, Performance evaluation and scheduling

A. Frank van der Stappen

A. Frank van der StappenUtrecht University
Department of Information and Computing Sciences
Utrecht, Netherlands
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Primary areas: Material Processing, Manufacturing
Secondary areas: Algorithmic automation, Computational geometry, Grasping, Fixturing, Feeding, Motion and path planning

Birgit Vogel-Heuser

Birgit Vogel-HeuserTechnische Universität München
Department of Automation and Information Systems
Garching by Münich, Germany
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Primary areas: Human centered automation, Sensing and Networks, Manufaturing, Safety, Security, Rescue, Energy and the Environment
Secondary areas: Model driven engineering for open loop control with UML, SysML, Agent oriented automation, Distributed automation, Networked automation systems

Richard Voyles

Richard VoylesPerdue University
Department of Electrical and  Computer Engineering Technology
West Lafayette (IN), United States
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Primary areas: Mechanisms, Mobility and Navagation, Sensing and Networks, Manufacturing, Safetym Security, Rescue, Mining and Demining
Secondary areas: Robotics, Mechatronics, Sensor Networks, Sensing, Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Networks, Cyber-Physical Systems,Sensor Fusion, Control Networks, Human/Machine Interface

Jingang Yi

Jingang YiRutgers University
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Piscataway (NJ), United States
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation, Micro and Nano Scales, Mobility and Navagation, Sensing and Networks, Semiconductors, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Transportation, Construction
Secondary areas: Motion planning, Navigation, Autonomous systems, Sensor fusion, Dynamic systems and control, Mechatronics, , Human-robot interactions, Vehicle and transportation systems, Micro-/nano-manipulation, Semiconductor manufacturing

Milos Zefran

Mike ZefranUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Chicago (IL), United States
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation, Mobility and navagation, Sensing and Networks, Safety, Security, Rescue, Home and Building Automation
Secondary areas: Cyber-physical systems, robot networks, haptics, human-robot interaction, assistive robotics

LiMin Zhu 

LiMin Zhu photoShanghai Jiao Tong University 
School of Mechanical Engineering 
Shanghai, China
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Primary areas: CAD/CAM/CNC, Fixturing, Machining dynamics, Robotic manufacturing, Metrology, Computer vision, Motion control, Nano-positioning, Compliant mechanism, AFM
Secondary areas: Signal processing, Statistical process control, Condition monitoring, Fault diagnosis, Pattern recognition, Machine learning, Computational Intelligence