Dr. Chen received his Ph.D. degree in engineering from Nagoya University, Japan, in 1999. He is currently a professor in the Department of Electronic and Information Systems, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan. His research interests include adaptive control, smart materials, hysteresis, sliding mode control, machine vision, and observer. Dr. Chen has served as an Associate Editor of several journals, including IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, European Journal of Control, etc. He has also severed for international conferences as organizing committee members including Program Chairs, Program Co-Chairs, etc.
) Department of Electronic and Information Systems Shibaura Institute of Technology Fukasaku Japan
Giancarlo Bartolucci graduated from the University of Roma La Sapienza in 1982 with a thesis on integrated optics. In 1982 he was with the “Fondazione Ugo Bordoni”, Roma. In 1983 he served as officer in the Technical Corps of the Army. In 1984 he became a Reseacher at the Department of Electronic Engineering of the University of Roma “Tor Vergata”. From 1992 to 2013 he was Associate Professor of Microwave Integrated Circuits in the same Department. He is currently Associate Professor of High Frequency Distributed Circuits. He conducted research on the modelling of microstrip and coplanar passive components. In recent years, he was working on design methods of distributed phase shifters and amplifiers. His research interests include the development of equivalent circuits for RF MEMS devices, and their use for the design of switches and phase shifters. He is active also in the field of metamaterials for microwave and millimetre wave applications.
) Department of Electronic Engineering University of Roma Roma Italy
Professor J. Lam received a BSc (1st Hons.) degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manchester, MPhil and PhD degrees from the University of Cambridge. He is Chair of Control Engineering at the University of Hong Kong and a Cheung Kong Chair Professor, Ministry of Education, China. Professor Lam is Editor-in-Chief of IET Control Theory and Applications and Journal of The Franklin Institute, Subject Editor of Journal of Sound and Vibration, Editor of Asian Journal of Control, Associate Editor of Automatica, He is a Highly Cited Researcher in Engineering (2014, 2015) and Computer Science (2015).
) Department of Mechanical Engineering The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
Dr. Quah Hock Jin is a post-doctoral researcher in Institute of Nano Optoelectronics Research and Technology (INOR), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).Currently, his research interests are focused on the formation of porous quaternary (AlxInyGazN) alloys and gallium nitride (GaN) as well as the growth of III-nitride compound semiconductors on bulk GaN for potential applications in solid-state lighting and gas sensor applications. Besides, he has vast experiences in exploiting high dielectric constant materials as passivation layer for GaN-, SiC-, Si-, and Ge-based metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) capacitors. From these research works, he has published 42 refereed international top-tier journals with h-index of 12 and received several recognitions from the university under “Sanggar Sanjung” awards for year 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. In addition, he was awarded the “Best Thesis Award for Category of CRI: Engineering and Technology,” for the year 2014 from USM.
) Institute of Nano Optoelectronics Research and Technology (INOR) Universiti Sains Penang Malaysia
Qing-Guo WANG received, respectively, B.Eng. in Chemical Engineering in 1982, M. Eng. in 1984 and Ph.D. in 1987 both in Industrial Automation, all from Zhejiang University, PR China. He held Alexander-von-Humboldt Research Fellowship of Germany from 1990 to 1992. From 1992 to 2015, he was with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National University of Singapore, where he became a Full Professor in 2004. He is currently a Distinguished Professor with Institute for Intelligent Systems, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. His present research interests are mainly in modeling, estimation, prediction, control, optimization and automation for complex systems, including but not limited to, industrial and environmental processes, new energy devices, defense systems, medical engineering, and financial markets. He has published over 260 international journal papers and 7 books. He received over 11000 citations with h-index of 60.
) Department of Electrical Computer Engineering University of Johannesburg Johannesburg South Africa
Department of Mathematics Southeast University Nanjing China
Department of Electrical and Thermal Power Engineering and Technology Institute of Heat Engineering and Fluid Mechanics Wroclaw University of Technology Wroclaw Poland
Mechanical Engineering Department University of Binghamton Binghamton, NY USA
Department of Electron Devices and Circuits University of Ulm Ulm Germany
L. Senhadji LTSI Université de Rennes Rennes France
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering National University of Singapore Singapore
Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon Canada
Caterina Ciminelli got the Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering and the PhD in Electronic Engineering at Politecnico di Bari, Italy. In 1999 she spent six months at the Research Center of Alcatel in Marcoussis, working on the modelling and design of DFB lasers. On December 1999 she joined Pirelli Optical Systems and on February 2000 moved to Cisco Photonics Italy doing research activity on new optoelectronic technologies.
Presently she is Associate Professor in Electronics at the Politecnico di Bari. Her scientific interests are in the field of photonics and waveguide optoelectronics.
She is author or co-author of about 200 journal articles and conference papers, two books and one international patent. She serves as referee of several international journals. She serves as referee of research projects submitted to a number of organizations.
) Dipartimento di Elettrotecnica ed Elettronica Optoelectronics Laboratory Bari Italy
Hai-Han Lu received Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Central University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, in 2000. He joined the Department of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology as an associate professor in 2001; he was promoted to professor and distinguished professor in 2003 and 2006, respectively. His research interests include visible/invisible laser light communication (VLLC/IVLLC), fiber-wireless convergence, and radio-over-fiber (RoF). He authored or co-authored more than 180 papers in SCI-cited international journals. Prof. Lu is currently a fellow of SPIE and IET. He has granted the Outstanding Electrical Engineering Professor Award of Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering (2015), Outstanding Professor Award of Chinese Engineer Association (2013), and Outstanding Research Award of NTUT (2004) for his significant technical contributions to VLLC/IVLLC, fiber-wireless convergence, and RoF.
) Department of Electro Optical Engineering National Taipei University of Technology Taipei Taiwan
Dr. Chun-Yi Su is a Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Concordia University and holds the Concordia University Research Chair in Control. He received his Ph.D. degree in control engineering from South China University of Technology in 1990. His research covers control theory and its applications to various mechanical systems. Dr. Su has authored or coauthored over 250 journal publications. He has been on the Editorial Board of a few journals, including IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control and IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology. He has also served for many conferences as an organizing committee member.
) Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Concordia University Qubec Canada
E.M. Jafarov Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Department Istanbul Technical University Istanbul Turkey
M.D. Fragoso Department of Systems and Control National Laboratory for Scientific Computing Petrópolis, LNCC/MCT Brazil
C. Gennarelli Department of Industrial Engineering University of Salerno Salerno Italy
H. Liu School of Information Engineering East China Jiaotong Universtiy Nanchang China
Department of ECE National University of Singapore Singapore
Institute on Electromechanical Energy Conversion Cracow University of Technology Kraków Poland
School of Mathematics and Statistics University of South Australia Adelaide Australia
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ryerson University Toronto Canada