Keynote Speakers/ 大会主讲人

CMAME2018 Keynote Speakers 

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CMAME2017 Keynote Speakers 

Prof. Dr. Ridha Ben Mrad


University of Toronto, Canada (加拿大多伦多大学)


Biography: Ridha Ben-Mrad, P.Eng., FCSME, Chief Research Officer and Associate Academic Director of Mitacs ( He is Director of the Mechatronics and Microsystems Group and a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto ( He is also a Co-founder and CTO of Sheba Microsystems Inc. ( He joined the University of Toronto in 1997, having previously held positions at the National Research Council of Canada in Vancouver, BC, and the Ford Research Laboratory in Dearborn, Michigan. R. Ben-Mrad received a PHD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 1994. He also received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State, a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering both from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. R. Ben-Mrad’s research interests are micro-actuators and sensors, MEMS, microfabrication, and development of smart materials based devices. His research led to a number of patents and inventions including 12US, Canadian, European and Chinese patents and more than 160 refereed research publications. He supervised the work of more than 16 PHD students, 38 Master’s students, 14 researchers, 3 Post-Doctoral Fellows, and 64 senior undergraduate students. He received the Faculty Early Career Teaching Award in 2002 and the Connaught Innovation Award in 2013 and in 2014. R. Ben-Mrad currently chairs the IEEE IES Committee on MEMS and Nanotechnology (2015-2016), is Associate Editor of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Tech News (2013-current) and the Journal of Mechatronics (2015-current), serves on the Steering Committee of the IEEE Journal on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (2010-current) and is a member of the IEEE IES Publication Committee (2013-current). He was the founding Director of the Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics at the University of Toronto (2009-2011) and was Associate Chair of Research of his department (2009-2012).  




Prof. John Mo


Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia  (墨尔本皇家理工大学)


Biography: John P. T. Mo is Professor of Manufacturing Engineering and former Head of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering at RMIT University, Australia, since 2007. He has been an active researcher in manufacturing and complex systems for over 35 years and worked for educational and scientific institutions in Hong Kong and Australia. From 1996, John was a Project Manager and Research Team Leader with Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) for 11 years leading a team of 15 research scientists. John has a broad research interest and has received numerous industrial research grants. A few highlights of the projects include: signal diagnostics for plasma cutting machines, ANZAC ship alliance engineering analysis, optimisation of titanium machining for aerospace industry, critical infrastructure protection modelling and analysis, polycrystalline diamond cutting tools on multi-axes CNC machine, system analysis for support of complex engineering systems John obtained his doctorate from Loughborough University, UK and is a Fellow of Institution of Mechanical Engineers (UK) and Institution of Engineers Australia.  




Prof. Ji Wang (王骥 教授)


Ningbo University, China  (中国宁波大学)


Biography: Professor Ji Wang has been a Qianjiang Fellow of Zhejiang Province at Ningbo University since 2002. Professor Ji Wang is the founding director of the Piezoelectric Device Laboratory, which is a designated Key Laboratory of City of Ningbo. Professor Ji Wang was employed at SaRonix, Menlo Park, CA, as a senior engineer from 2001 to 2002; NetFront Communications, Sunnyvale, CA, as senior engineer and manager from 1999 to 2001; Epson Palo Alto Laboratory, Palo Alto, CA, as Senior Member of Technical Staff from 1995 to 1999. Professor Ji Wang also held visiting positions at Chiba University, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Argonne National Laboratory. He received his PhD and Master degrees from Princeton University in 1996 and 1993 and bachelor from Gansu University of Technology in 1983. Professor Wang has been working on acoustic waves in piezoelectric solids for resonator design and analysis in his research with US and Chinese patents and over 120 journal papers. Professor Wang has been a member of many international conference committees and currently serving the IEEE UFFC Technical Program Committees of the Frequency Control and Ultrasonics Symposia, the IEEE MTT-S, and the IEC TC-49. From 2015, Profess Wang is the editor-in-chief of Structural Longevity.  



Plenary Speaker

Assoc. Prof. JING Xingjian


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (香港理工大学)


Biography:Xingjian Jing (M’13, SM’17) received the B.S. degree from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 1998, the M.S. degree and PhD degree in Robotics from Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China, in 2001 and 2005 respectively. He achieved the PhD degree in nonlinear systems and signal processing from the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, U.K., in 2008.
He is now an Associate Professor with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) even since July 2015. Before joining in PolyU as an Assistant Professor in Nov 2009, he was a Research Fellow with the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, working on biomedical signal processing. His current research interests include: nonlinear frequency domain methods, nonlinear system identification/control or signal processing, and bio-inspired systems and methods, with applications to vibration isolation or control, robust control, sensor technology, energy harvesting, nonlinear fault diagnosis or information processing, and robotics etc.
Dr Jing is the recipient of a series of academic and professional awards including more recently the 2016 IEEE SMC Andrew P. Sage Best Transactions Paper Award and the 2017 TechConnect World Innovation Award. He is an active reviewer for many known journals and conferences. He currently severs as Technical Editor of IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, Associate Editor of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, and also as editorial board members of several other international journals. 




Prof. M. Chandrasekaran


Vels University, India


Biography: Prof. Dr. Chandrasekaran graduated with a Ph.D from National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India. He is having more than 20 Yrs of Experience in various levels and from Sept 2011 till now he is Professor and Director, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Vels University, Chennai. His area of expertise includes Job Shop Scheduling, Optimization, Heuristics. Current research interests include Multi objective optimization of Job Shop Scheduling, Flexible Manufacturing system, Composites and Design optimization of various gear parameters. Has published more than 75 publications that appear in international and local scientific journals. He has also served as Keynote Speaker, Programme Committee Chair, Technical Committee member and session Chair in various international Conferences. He is also an Editor-in-chief for several International Journals like International Journal of Production Technology and Management Research (IJPTMR), International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Material Sciences (IJMEMS). He is also Editorial board member in USAK University Journal of Material Sciences (UUJMS), Turkey; International Journal of Mechanical Engineering & Technology (IJMET); International Journal of Production Technology and Management (IJPTM); International Journal of Design and Manufacturing Technology (IJDMT) for IAEME. He is an active Reviewer for International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (IJAMT), Springerlink, International Journal of Production Research (IJPR), Taylor & Francis, International Journal of Information Sciences (IJINS), Elsevier and reviewed more than 150 Research Papers. He is also an Approved Research Supervisor for various leading universities in India. He is also a member in American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Life Member in Institution of Engineers (MIE), National Institution for Quality and Reliability (MNIQR), Indian Society for Technical Education (MISTE), International Association of Engineers (IAENG) and Indian Institute of Production Engineers (IIPE).