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T-ASE Editorial Board

Editor in Chief

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Ken Goldberg

University of California-Berkeley
IEOR and EECS and School of Information 
Berkeley, California, United States
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation, Materials/Parts Handling, Sensing and Networks, Theoretical Foundations, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Safety, Security.
Secondary areas: Algorithmic Automation, Geometric Algorithms, Motion Planning, Grasp Planning, Surgical Robotics, Cloud Robotics.


Advisory Board Chair

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Henrik Christensen

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 and Journal Administrator

Samantha Jacobs

Samantha Jacobs

IEEE
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Piscataway NJ, United States
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Editors 

Han Ding

Han Ding 

Shanghai 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 Fanti

Politecnico 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.


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Spyros Reveliotis

Georgia 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 Sarma

MIT
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.


Leyaun Shi

Leyaun Shi

University of Wisconsin-Madison
IE Department
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Primary areas: Optimization, simulation, planning and scheduling, supply chain management.


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Yu Sun

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.


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Dawn Tilbury

University 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

Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Director, HKUST Robotics Institute
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation, Assembly Modeling, Manufacturing, Grasping, Fixturing, Feeding.
Secondary areas: Theoretical Methods, Algorithmic Foundations, Machine Tools, Numerical Optimization.


John Wen

John Wen

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Center for Automation Technologies and Systems
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Troy (NY), United States
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation, Robotics, Building Automation, Assistive Technology.
Secondary areas: Distributed network automation systems.


Associate Editors

Ron Alterovitz

Ron Alterovitz

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Computer Science
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Primary areas: Motion planning, medical robotics.


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Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell’Informazione, Ingegneria Elettrica e Matematica applicata
Università degli Studi di Salerno
Fisciano, Italy
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Primary areas: Theoretical Foundations, Petri net, Logistics, Materials/Parts Handling, Automated storage and retrieval systems, Automatic guided vehicle systems, Automated warehouse, PLCs, Discrete Event Systems: synthesis, diagnosis, identification, control, supervisory control.
Secondary areas: Robot cells, Hybrid systems, Transportation systems, Manufacturing systems.


Avital Bechar

Avital Bechar

Institute of Agricultural Engineering
Department of Growing, Production and Environmental Engineering
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Primary areas: Agricultural Robotics, Human-Robot Collaborative systems, Robot Sensisng Systems, Agriculture


Timothy Bretl

Timothy Bretl

University 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.


Jessica Burgner-Kahrs

Jessica Burgner-Kahrs

Leibniz Universität Hannover
Laboratory for Continuum Robotics (LKR)
Hanover, Germany
Primary areas: Continuum Robots, Medical Robotics, Mechanisms.
Secondary areas: Optimization, Human-Robot Interaction.


Stefano Carpin

Stefano Carpin

University of California, Merced
School of Engineering
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Primary areas: Robotics, motion planning and control, grasping, control systems, sequential decision making.


Ramu Chandra

Ramu Chandra

Siemens Corporate Technology
Primary areas: Dynamical systems, Robust Control, Optimal Control, Manufacturing.
Secondary areas: Convex Optimization, Nonlinear Programming, Transportation, System Identification, Industrial Robotics, Algorithmic Automation.


Chun-Hung Chen

Chun-Hung Chen

George 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.


Javier Civera

Javier Civera

Universidad de Zaragoza
Spain
Primary areas: Perception, Sensing, Computer Vision, Machine Vision, Robotics, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Data Science, Cloud Robotics and Automation, Augmented and Virtual Reality


Sara Dadras

Sara Dadras

Utah State University
Primary areas: Transportation; Mobility and Navigation; Energy and Environment; Semiconductors; Space; Human-Centered Automation.
Secondary areas: Hybrid Electric Vehicles; Fuel Economy; Renewable Energy; Nonlinear Control Systems and Dynamics; Wireless Power Transfer; Fractional Order Dynamics; Sliding Mode Control; Adaptive Control; Battery Management Systems; Autonomous Vehicles.


Houshang Darabi

Houshang Darabi

University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Chicago, IL, USA
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Primary areas: Discrete Event Systems, Petri Nets, Data Science, Process Mining, Educational Data Mining, Healthcare Automation and Management.
Secondary areas: Home and Building Automation, Manufacturing Automation, Logistics Systems.


Dimos Dimarogonas

Dimos Dimarogonas

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Stockholm, Sweden
Primary areas: Hybrid systems, multi-agent systems, formal methods for control and task planning, multi-robot control.


Mariagrazia Dotoli

Mariagrazia Dotoli

Politecnico 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 Djurdjanovic

University of Texas at Austin
Department of Mechanical Engineering 
Austin, TX, USA
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Primary areas: Monitoring and diagnostics of engineering and human body systems, process control in manufacturing systems, optimization of manufacturing operations and maintenance.
Secondary areas: Maintenance decision-making, Diagnostics and prognostics for human body systems.


Doug Down

Doug Down

Department 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.


Dr. Frank Ehlers

Dr. Frank Ehlers

WTD 71
Kiel, Germany
Primary areas: Sensing and Networks, Networked Robotics, Many Robot Systems, Maritime Robotic Systems.
Secondary areas: Mobility and Navigation, Distributed Assembly.


Jean-Marc Faure

Jean-Marc Faure

Ecole 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.


Rafael Fierro

Rafael Fierro

University of New Mexico
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Albuquerque (NM), United States
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Primary areas: Mobility and Navigation, Sensing and Networks, Transportation, Space, Multi-Robot Systems, Control of Network Systems.
Secondary areas: Cooperative Control, Hybrid Systems, Cyber-Physical Systems


Baris Fidan

Baris Fidan

Associate Professor, PhD, PEng
Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
Systems Design Engineering (cross appointed)
University of Waterloo
Primary areas: System identification and adaptive control, Cooperative mechatronic systems and sensor networks, Intelligent vehicle systems.


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.


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Kingsley Fregene

University 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.


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Georg Frey

Saarland 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).


Sahika Genc

Sahika Genc

General Electric Global Research
Software Sciences and Analytics Lab
Niskayuna, New York, USA
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Primary areas: Discrete-event systems, Petri nets, automata, distributed fault diagnosis and prognostics, optimization, distributed computing, temporal data mining.


Christoforos Hadjicostis

Christoforos Hadjicostis

University of Cyprus
Primary areas: Discrete-event systems, Petri nets, Automata, Networked control systems, Distributed control, Fault diagnosis, Fault tolerance.


M. Ani Hsieh

M. Ani Hsieh

Drexel 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 Hu

Xidian 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.


Professor George Q. Huang

Professor George Q. Huang

Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
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Primary areas: Physical Internet (Internet of Things), Supply Chain and Logistics Engineering, Cyber-Physical Systems, Real-Time Decision Supports, Industrial and Logistics Parks.


Qiang Huang

Qiang Huang

University 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.


Soo Jeon

Soo Jeon

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
Primary areas: Motion control, estimation, stochastic systems, robotic manipulation, power assistive devices, sensors and sensing systems.
Secondary areas: Transportation, optimal control, mechanics, friction.


Qing-Shan Jia

Qing-Shan (Samuel) Jia

Tsinghiua 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.


Anak Agung Julius

Anak Agung Julius

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Troy, NY, USA
Primary areas: Dynamic systems and control, Theoretical Foundations, Microrobotic, Formal Methods, Hybrid systems.
Secondary areas: Heathcare and Life Sciences, stochastic systems modeling and control.


Tomohiro Kawahara

Tomohiro Kawahara

Kyushu 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

Hoong Chuin Lau

Singapore Management University
School of Information Systems
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 Lee

National 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 Lee

National 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.


Yangmin Li

Yangmin Li

University of Macau
Department of Electromechanical Engineering
Taipa, Macao
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Primary areas: Micromanipulation, Micro and Nano Robotics, Compliant Mechanisms, Intelligent Control.
Secondary areas: Automation at micro-nanometer scales, micro devices, MEMS, Parallel Robot, Mobile Robot, Service Robot, Industrial Robot.


Zhijun Li

Zhijun Li

College of Automation Science and Engineering,
South China University of Technology
China
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation, Mobility and Navigation, Sensing and Networks Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Transportation, Mining and Demining.
Secondary areas: Robotics, motion planning and control, grasping, control systems.


Dikai Liu

Dikai Liu

University of Technology Sydney
Centre for Autonomous Systems
Sydney, NSW, Australia
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Primary areas: Field robotics, physical human-robot interaction, infrastructure robotics, assistive robotics, robot teams, design methodology.


Min Liu

Min Liu

Tsinghua 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.


Phillipe Lutz

Phillipe Lutz

University of Franche-Comté
FEMTO-ST Institute, AS2M Department
Besançon, France
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Primary areas: Micro-Nano Robotics, Micro-Nano Assembly, Micromanipulation, end effector, force sensing, automation at micro and nanometer scales, micro devices


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Cristian Mahulea

University 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.


Elena Messina

Elena Messina

Intelligent Systems Division
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
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Primary areas: Performance metrics, evaluation, and benchmarking; robotic assembly; manufacturing robotics.
Secondary areas: Emergency response robotics.


Sandipan Mishra

Sandipan Mishra

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering Department
Troy (NY), United States of America
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Primary areas: Dynamic Systems and Control, Advanced Manufacturing Control, Smart Building Automation, Precision Motion Control, Iterative Learning Control.
Secondary areas: Vision-based Control, Mechatronics, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Sensors and Sensing Mechanisms, Semiconductor Manufacturing.


Jin Mitsugi

Jin Mitsugi

Faculty of Environment and Information Studies,
Keio University
Fujisawa, Japan
Primary areas: Sensing and Networks, Mobility and Navigation, Home and Building Automation.
Secondary areas: Wireless communications, Computational Mechanics.


Goldie Nejat

Goldie Nejat

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics
University of Toronto
Toronto (ON), Canada
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation, Multi-Robot Teams, Healthcare and Assistive Robotics, Rescue Robotics, Human-Robot Interaction.
Secondary areas: Perception, Sensing, Exploration, Robot Decision Making


Tatsushi Nishi

Tatsushi Nishi

Osaka 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.


Dr. Cecilia Occhiuzzi

Dr. Cecilia Occhiuzzi

RADIO6ENSE srl
University of Rome “Tor Vergata”
Via del Politecnico 1, 00133 Roma
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Primary areas: Electromagnetics, Antenna, RFID, Sensors, Biomedical applications, Implantable devices, wearable and epidermal electronics, Internet of Things, Industrial Internet of Things .


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Meeko Oishi 

University 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.


Anatol Pashkevich

Anatol Pashkevich

Ecole des Mines de Nantes
FRANCE
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Primary areas: Mechatronics, Manipulator modeling and calibration, Motion Planning, Actuators, Control theory, Stability, Identification.
Secondary areas: Multiobjective Optimization , CAD of Robotic Systems, Robotic-based milling and welding.


Alessandro Pinto

Alessandro Pinto

United Technologies Research Center
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Primary areas: Autonomous Systems, Formal Methods.
Secondary areas: Controls, Security.


Luigi Piroddi

Luigi Piroddi 

Dipartimento 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.


Hong Qiao

Hong Qiao

Chinese Academy of Sciences
Director of Robotic Theory of Application
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Primary areas: Intelligent robot systems, Machine vision systems


Hongliang Ren

Hongliang Ren

Department of Biomedical Engineering
National University of Singapore
Singapore
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Primary areas: Human-Centered Automation, Medical Robotics, Navigation, Sensing and Networks, Mechanisms, Healthcare and Life Sciences.
Secondary areas: Mechatronics, Robotic Control, Motion Planning.


Changhai Ru

Changhai Ru

Soochow University
School of Mechanical & Electric Engineering
Suzhou, China
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Primary areas: Microrobotic and nanorobotic manipulation; piezoelectric actuator; computer vision microscopy; automation at micro-nanometer scales; piezoelectric injection; nanopositioning technology.
Secondary areas: Force sensing, microassembling, micro devices, MEMS, microfluidics, biomedical engineering.


Shivakumar Sastry

Shivakumar Sastry

University of Akron
Ohio, USA
Primary areas: Networked, Embedded Automation Systems, Reconfiguration.


Carla Seatzu

Carla Seatzu

University 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.


Julie A. Shah

Julie A. Shah

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
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Primary areas: Human-robot interaction, planning and scheduling, robotics, assembly manufacturing.


Weihua Sheng

Weihua Sheng

Oklahoma State University
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Stillwater, OK, USA
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Primary areas: Home automation, Wearable computing, Mobile robotics, Human-robot interaction.
Secondary areas: Sensor networks, Intelligent transportation system, Motion planning, Computer aided manufacturing, Machine learning.


Alice E. Smith

Alice E. Smith

Auburn University
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Auburn, Alabama USA
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Primary areas: Heuristic optimization, computational intelligence, discrete-event simulation, facility design, material handling, reliable systems, network design.


Lixin Tang

Lixin Tang

Northeastern University
Institute of Industrial Engineering & Logistics Optimization
Liaoning Key Laboratory of Manufacturing Systems and Logistics
Analytics and Optimization Research Center for Smart Industry
Shenyang, China
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Primary areas: Integer and Combinational Optimization, Continuous Mathematical Optimization, Computational Intelligent Optimization.
Secondary areas: Plant-wide Production and Logistics Planning for Smart Industry, Production and Logistics Batching and Scheduling, Operations Analytics and Optimization for Smart Industry, Optimal and Predictive Control for Cyber-Physics System, Data Analytics and Machine Learning, Engineering Applications in Manufacturing (Steel, Petroleum-Chemical, Nonferrous), Energy, Resource and Logistics Industries.


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Reha Uzsoy

North 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.


Peter Varkonyi

Peter Varkonyi

Budapest U. of Technology and Economics
Primary areas: Robotics, locomotion, grasping, rigid body dynamics, impacts, friction.


Birgit Vogel-Heuser

Birgit Vogel-Heuser

Technische 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 Voyles

Perdue 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.


Charlie C.L. Wang

Charlie C.L. Wang

TU Delft
Chair of Advanced Manufacturing Design Engineering
Primary areas: CAD/CAM, design automation, design for manufacturing, vision, 3D reconstruction, motion planning, humanoid, geometry processing, geometric computing.


Hong Wang

Hong Wang

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Richland, WA, USA
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Primary areas: Automation for Process industries, Operational control for complex industrial systems, Multi-objective optimization, Neural Networks, Fault detection and diagnosis, stochastic systems modeling and control, fault tolerant control, multi-robot control.


Shaorong Xie

Shaorong Xie

Shanghai University
School of Mechatronic Engineering and Automation
Research Institute of USV Engineering
Research Centre of Micro and Nanosystems
Shanghai, China
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Primary areas: Micro and Nano Scales; biomedical engineering; Healthcare and Life Sciences; Robotics; Mobility and Navigation; High-throughput preparation and characterization.
Secondary areas: Manufacturing; Safety, Security, Rescue.


De Xu

De Xu

Chinese Academy of Sciences
The Research Center of Precision Sensing and Control
Institute of Automation
Beijing, China
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Primary areas: Robotics, visual measurement, visual control, micro-assembly, positioning, motion control, autonomous systems.


ZhouPing Yin

ZhouPing Yin

Huazhong University of Science and Technology
School of Mechanical Science and Engineering
Wuhan, China
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Primary areas: Micro and Nano Scales, Micro-/Nano-Manipulation, Semiconductor Manufacturing, Sensing and Networks, Smart Skin, Wireless Sensors.
Secondary areas: Machine Learning, Computational Intelligence, Computer Invision, Visual Measurement, Visual Control.


YuMingZhang

YuMing Zhang

University of Kentucky
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Lexington, KY, USA
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Primary areas: System identification, predictive control, Adaptive control, Neurofuzzy modelling and control, Sensors and sensing systems, Machine vision, Robotic welding, Manufacturing process sensing and control.
Secondary areas: Modelling of human operators, Machine-human cooperative control, Materials joining, Image processing,Signal processing.


Qianchuan Zhao

Qianchuan Zhao

Tsinghua University
Department of Automation
Beijing, China
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Primary areas: Networked system analysis and control, Home and Building Automation, Energy and the Environment.
Secondary areas: Scheduling, Production planning, Operational optimization.


Shiyu Zhou

Shiyu Zhou

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Industrial and Systems Engineering Department
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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Primary areas: Manufacturing, Quality Control, Data Analytics, System Monitoring, Diagnosis and Prognosis, Maintenance Decision Making.
Secondary areas: Sensing and Networks, Theoretical Foundations, Healthcare and Life Sciences.


LiMin Zhu

LiMin Zhu

Shanghai 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.