Editorial Board



Prof. Kau-Fui Vincent Wong

Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of Miami
United States of America
Tel: 305-553-0928

Dr. Kaufui Vincent Wong is a Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Miami (UM), Florida, where he has taught and researched since 1979. His primary research areas are in energy and the environment, fluid mechanics and nanotechnology. Dr. Wong has published over 200 refereed papers in journals and conferences. Dr. Kaufui view full biography...

Dr. Kaufui Vincent Wong is a Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Miami (UM), Florida, where he has taught and researched since 1979. His primary research areas are in energy and the environment, fluid mechanics and nanotechnology. Dr. Wong has published over 200 refereed papers in journals and conferences. Dr. Kaufui Vincent Wong authored 2 text-books on Thermodynamics, one on Intermediate Heat Transfer, and one on Climate Change. He holds two patents. He has received awards for teaching and mentoring students. Dr. Kaufui Vincent Wong has served on the UM Graduate Council for 3 terms, and elected Faculty Senator for one. He is active in the American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and has held many leadership positions, including Chair of the Advanced Energy Systems Division, and Deputy Group Leader of the Energy Group. He is a life Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aerospace and Astronautics. He is the 2015 ASME Dixy Lee Ray Award recipient, and the 2016 Engineers’ Council Award for the Distinguished Engineering Educator. Dr. Wong is a popular invited Keynote Speaker in international conferences and symposiums.

Prof. Andrey Beyle

Professor in Practice
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
College of Engineering
University of Texas
United States of America

Dr. Andrey Beyle is a Professor in Practice of Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at University of Texas. He studied at Moscow Mendeleev Chemical Technological University and Riga Technical University. Worked many years as a Researcher in Latvian Academy of Sciences. Published more than 100 publications, including 10 chapters of books. Invited contributing author view full biography...

Dr. Andrey Beyle is a Professor in Practice of Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at University of Texas. He studied at Moscow Mendeleev Chemical Technological University and Riga Technical University. Worked many years as a Researcher in Latvian Academy of Sciences. Published more than 100 publications, including 10 chapters of books. Invited contributing author of 4 different Handbook of Composites printed in the US, UK, and former USSR. Teaching experience includes many years of undergraduate and graduate teaching at Riga Technical University (Latvia), McGill University (Canada), Lamar University, Pittsburg State University, University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Andrey Beyle research interest includes mechanics, chemistry, physics and technology of structural composite elements for spacecraft, aircraft, defense industry, shipbuilding, electrical machinery and civil engineering.

Prof. Bingqing Wei

Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Delaware
United States of America
Tel: 1-302-831-6438

Dr. Bingqing Wei (B. Q. Wei) received his Ph.D. degree in 1992 from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware, USA. Prof. Wei’s research interest and expertise lie in nanomaterials and nanotechnology. His research interests have been focusing on the synthesis, processing, characterization, view full biography...

Dr. Bingqing Wei (B. Q. Wei) received his Ph.D. degree in 1992 from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Delaware, USA. Prof. Wei’s research interest and expertise lie in nanomaterials and nanotechnology. His research interests have been focusing on the synthesis, processing, characterization, and physical properties of carbon nanostructures, carbon nanotube nanocomposites, and applications of carbon nanostructures in energy conversion and storage devices. Prof. Wei has published more than 240 scientific papers in refereed international journals and his research work has been intensively cited more than 13200 times by peer scientists with the h-index of 59.His research interest includes - Carbon nanotubes, Graphene, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology.

Prof. Douglas Boyd

Professor
Aerospace Medical Association Chair Resolutions Committee
The University of Texas
United States of America
Tel: 713-563-4918

Dr. Douglas Boyd Ph.D. is a commercial/IFR single/multi engine land certified pilot and type rated in a Citation 500. Dr. Boyd researches the causes and trends in general aviation accidents and his studies are published in peer reviewed journals including amongst others, Accidents Analysis and Prevention and Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine and the Journal view full biography...

Dr. Douglas Boyd Ph.D. is a commercial/IFR single/multi engine land certified pilot and type rated in a Citation 500. Dr. Boyd researches the causes and trends in general aviation accidents and his studies are published in peer reviewed journals including amongst others, Accidents Analysis and Prevention and Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine and the Journal of Aviation Technology and Engineering. He is also a regular contributor of articles to the IFR Refresher aviation magazine. Dr. Boyd is a member of the Aerospace Medical Association safety committee, chairs the Resolution Committee of that organization and is also a representative of the FAA Safety Team (FAAST).

Prof. Zhixiong (James) Guo

Professor
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
United States of America
Tel: 848-445-2024

Dr. Zhixiong Guo is a Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, NJ, USA. His field of research includes heat transfer and applied optics, particularly in radiation-matter interactions, laser applications, molecular and nanoscale optical sensing, and thermal and solar radiation. He is the author or co-author of over 95 articles in archival view full biography...

Dr. Zhixiong Guo is a Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, NJ, USA. His field of research includes heat transfer and applied optics, particularly in radiation-matter interactions, laser applications, molecular and nanoscale optical sensing, and thermal and solar radiation. He is the author or co-author of over 95 articles in archival journals. Dr. Guo is an elected Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He is an Associate Editor of Journal of Heat Transfer and the international journal Heat Transfer Research. Dr. Zhixiong Guo Research Interests includes Heat Transfer, Energy and Thermal Management, Laser Applications, Radiative transfer.

Prof. Evagelia Kontou - Drougka

Professor
Section of Mechanics
National Technical University of Athens
Greece
Tel: +30-210-7721219

Prof. Evagelia Kontou - Drougka is a Professor in Section of Mechanics at National Technical University of Athens at Greece. She received her Ph.D from National Technical University of Athens in 1985. Prof. Evagelia Kontou - Drougka research interest includes Mechanics and Physics of Polymers and Composites. Study of the thermomechanical behavior of view full biography...

Prof. Evagelia Kontou - Drougka is a Professor in Section of Mechanics at National Technical University of Athens at Greece. She received her Ph.D from National Technical University of Athens in 1985. Prof. Evagelia Kontou - Drougka research interest includes Mechanics and Physics of Polymers and Composites. Study of the thermomechanical behavior of representative polymeric systems, such as thermoset (epoxy resins, polyurethanes), thermoplastics (polystyrene, polymethyl methacrylate, polycarbonate), polymeric liquid crystals, semi-crystalline polymers (polyethylene, polypropylene). Experimental study and statutory description vulcanized elastomers (reinforced with carbon black, or not). Experimental and theoretical study of nonlinear viscoelasticity. Experimental and theoretical study of the plastic behavior of polymers and polymer composites (fibrous and granular). Recent research interests relating to the study of the polymeric nanocomposite materials, the effect of inclusions on transitions of materials, and the development of a micro-mechanical model for the boosting effect of nanoegkleismaton.

Prof. Giovanni Maria Carlomagno

Emeritus Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering
Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II"
Italy
Tel: +390817682178

Dr. Giovanni Maria Carlomagno is an emeritus professor of Department of Industrial Engineering at Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II". He received his Doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Naples in 1965. Dr. Giovanni Maria Carlomagno worked as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor of Physics, Associate Professor of Gas Dynamics, Professor of Gas view full biography...

Dr. Giovanni Maria Carlomagno is an emeritus professor of Department of Industrial Engineering at Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II". He received his Doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Naples in 1965. Dr. Giovanni Maria Carlomagno worked as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor of Physics, Associate Professor of Gas Dynamics, Professor of Gas Dynamics and Fluid Dynamics at University of Naples. He was awarded with Eminent Scientist Medal of Wessex Institute of Technology, etc. Dr. Giovanni Maria Carlomagno expert in addition courses on: Mathematics and Physics Principles, Thermo-fluid-dynamics, Applied Fluid Dynamics, Experimental Aerodynamics, Thermography, Application of Thermography to Thermofluiddynamics, Advanced Experimental Techniques. His main research activity is dedicated to the study of basic and/or applied problems in the fields of fluid dynamics and convective heat transfer, Non-newtonian Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer, Hypersonic Low Density Flow and Heat Transfer Over Sharp Two-Dimensional Linear Bodies, Momentum and Energy Transfer in Blood Flows Through Deformable Pipes, Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer in Blast Furnaces, Supersonic Nozzles for the LD Steel Manufacturing Process, Damping and Dispersion of Pressure Pulses in Fluid Filled Viscoelastic Pipes, Tempering of Automotive Glass Sheets, etc.

Dr. Yiyan Peng

Director
Polymer Lab
Evco Plastics
United states of America
Tel: 608-772-6619

Yiyan Peng received her B.S. degree in the Department of Chemical Engineering Machinery from South China University of Technology, and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She conducted postdoctoral research in both Mechanical Engineering Department and Medical Physics Department at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and then went to Northwestern University as view full biography...

Yiyan Peng received her B.S. degree in the Department of Chemical Engineering Machinery from South China University of Technology, and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She conducted postdoctoral research in both Mechanical Engineering Department and Medical Physics Department at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and then went to Northwestern University as Research Fellow. Now she is the director of polymer lab at Evco Plastics. Dr. Peng’s research has mainly focused on material processing, advanced manufacturing, and rheo-electrical effects and their applications in advanced sensing technologies.

Dr. Ephraim Suhir

Research Professor
Departments of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Portland State University
United States of America
Tel: 650-969-1530

Dr. Ephraim Suhir is a Research Professor in Departments of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering at Portland State University, USA, and is, on a permanent basis, Visiting Professor, Vienna Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria. Dr. E. Suhir is Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (ret), Physical Sciences and Engineering Research Division, Bell view full biography...

Dr. Ephraim Suhir is a Research Professor in Departments of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering at Portland State University, USA, and is, on a permanent basis, Visiting Professor, Vienna Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria. Dr. E. Suhir is Distinguished Member of Technical Staff (ret), Physical Sciences and Engineering Research Division, Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJ, USA. His some of research interests includes Applied Mathematics, Applied and Mathematical Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, Applied Mechanics Applied Probability, Probabilistic Analyses and Probability-Based Physical Designs, Probabilistic Methods in Reliability Engineering, Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Management, etc

Dr. Iraj Kalkhoran

Associate Professor
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Aerospace Engineering
NYU Tandon School of Engineering
United States of America

Dr. Iraj Kalkhoran is an Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. He specializes in high speed aerodynamics, aero-propulsion, aeroacoustics, shock wave dynamics and high-speed wind tunnel design and testing. He received his BS, MS and PhD degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the University view full biography...

Dr. Iraj Kalkhoran is an Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. He specializes in high speed aerodynamics, aero-propulsion, aeroacoustics, shock wave dynamics and high-speed wind tunnel design and testing. He received his BS, MS and PhD degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1981, 1983 and 1987 respectively. His current research work addresses computational simulation of shock/vortex dominated flows, experimental and computational studies on novel jet-noise reduction schemes via fluidic injection and study of supersonic mixing enhancement. His research work has included topics such as supersonic shock wave and vortex dominated flows and the dynamics of supersonic vortex breakdown as a result of vortices interacting with shock fronts.

Dr. Hansen A Mansy

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of Central Florida
Orlando
United States of America

Dr. Hansen A. Mansy Associate Professor in Bioengineering at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of the University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. He received his PhD in 1990 in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL; and bioacoustics training at Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL. He is also view full biography...

Dr. Hansen A. Mansy Associate Professor in Bioengineering at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of the University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. He received his PhD in 1990 in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL; and bioacoustics training at Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2010. He was Assistant and later Associate Professor of Bioengineering at Rush Medical College, and University of Illinois at Chicago. His areas of interest include biomedical acoustics, flow induced vibrations, vibro-acoustic sensors, digital signal processing, and entrepreneurship. His current research focuses on studying vibro-acoustic phenomena and developing new concepts and methodologies for patient monitoring and medical diagnosis using bio-acoustics. His research has been funded by the Whitaker Foundation and different NIH institutes. He has been teaching bio-acoustics, instrumentation, thermofluids, statistical analysis, digital data acquisition and processing, and electromechanical system design, analysis and testing for over 25 years.

Dr. Guoliang Huang

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
University of Missouri
United States of America
Tel: 1-573-882-5915

Dr. Guoliang Huang is currently an associate professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at University of Missouri. He received his B.S. degree in Applied Mechanics from Zhongshan University, M.S. from Beijing Institute of Technology, and Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University Alberta, Canada. Before joining University of Missouri, he was an Associate Professor view full biography...

Dr. Guoliang Huang is currently an associate professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at University of Missouri. He received his B.S. degree in Applied Mechanics from Zhongshan University, M.S. from Beijing Institute of Technology, and Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University Alberta, Canada. Before joining University of Missouri, he was an Associate Professor at University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He works in the broad area in elastic/acoustic metamaterials, structural dynamics, structural health monitoring, solar cell thin film, bioinspired materials, and micro/nano mechanics. Dr. Huang has published more than 110 technique papers, including Nature Communication, Journal of Mechanics and Physics Solids, Applied Physics Letters, et al. Recently, he has co-edited a book 'Theories and Designs of Acoustic Metamaterials'.

Dr. Wenbin Yu

Professor
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Purdue University
United States of America
Tel: 765-494-5142

Dr. Wenbin Yu, currently an Associate Professor in School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University, received his PhD in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2002. He also serves as Director for Composites Virtual Factory HUB and Associate Director for Composites Design and Manufacturing HUB, and CTO for AnalySwift LLC. His expertise is in view full biography...

Dr. Wenbin Yu, currently an Associate Professor in School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University, received his PhD in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2002. He also serves as Director for Composites Virtual Factory HUB and Associate Director for Composites Design and Manufacturing HUB, and CTO for AnalySwift LLC. His expertise is in micromechanics and structural mechanics with applications to composite/smart materials. His recent honors include ASME Fellow, AIAA Associate Fellow, ASEE Outstanding New Mechanics Educator, and Georgia Tech Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni.

Dr. Tiauw Hiong Go

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Florida Institute of Technology
United States of America
Tel: 321-674-8772

Dr. Tiauw Hiong Go is an Associate Professor of Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Florida Institute of Technology. He received his S.M. and Sc.D. degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA in 1994 and 1999, respectively. Dr. Tiauw Hiong Go stayed at MIT as a Postdoctoral Associate view full biography...

Dr. Tiauw Hiong Go is an Associate Professor of Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at Florida Institute of Technology. He received his S.M. and Sc.D. degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA in 1994 and 1999, respectively. Dr. Tiauw Hiong Go stayed at MIT as a Postdoctoral Associate and later as a Research Engineer until 2005, performing various researches in collaboration with FAA and NASA. In December 2005, Dr. Go joined Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore as an Assistant Professor. During his tenure at NTU until 2012, he has been instrumental in the development of flight simulation and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) laboratories in the university. His current research interest includes unconventional flight dynamics and control, UAV systems, and multiple flight co-ordinations.

Prof. Kai Cheng

Chair in Manufacturing Systems
Institute of Materials & Manufacturing
College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences
Brunel University London, United Kingdom
Tel: 01895-267255

Professor Kai Cheng is a Chair in Manufacturing Systems of Institute of Materials & Manufacturing at Brunel University London. Professor Cheng's current research interests focus on design of high precision machines, ultraprecision and micro manufacturing, smart tooling and smart machining, and sustainable manufacturing systems. He is currently leading the Micro/Nano Manufacturing Theme at Brunel University view full biography...

Professor Kai Cheng is a Chair in Manufacturing Systems of Institute of Materials & Manufacturing at Brunel University London. Professor Cheng's current research interests focus on design of high precision machines, ultraprecision and micro manufacturing, smart tooling and smart machining, and sustainable manufacturing systems. He is currently leading the Micro/Nano Manufacturing Theme at Brunel University and working on a number of research projects funded by the EPSRC, NATEP Program, RAEng, Innovate UK program, EU Horizon 2020 Programs, and the industry. Professor Cheng and his team have enjoyed working closely with industrial companies in the UK, Europe, USA and Far East. Professor Cheng is a Charted Engineer and a Fellow of the IMechE and IET.

Dr. Yan Huang

Senior Lecturer
Materials Science
Brunel University
United Kingdom
Tel: +44-0-1895266976

Dr. Yan Huang is Senior Lecturer in Materials Science at Brunel University London. Prior to this he worked as the Technical Director of Confae Technology Ltd from 2004 to 2010, having had previously worked at the University of Manchester as a Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow from 1996 to 2004. Dr. Huang has extensive research view full biography...

Dr. Yan Huang is Senior Lecturer in Materials Science at Brunel University London. Prior to this he worked as the Technical Director of Confae Technology Ltd from 2004 to 2010, having had previously worked at the University of Manchester as a Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow from 1996 to 2004. Dr. Huang has extensive research experience in thermo mechanical processing, focusing on micro structural evolution during processing and micro structure-property relationship. He is particularly interested in light alloys and metal matrix composites for automobile and aerospace industry and for biomedical applications as well. He has published over 110 papers in international peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings, which have received 898 SCI citations till now with an h-index of 15 (Researcher ID: A-8044-2010). He is a member of Shaping and Forming Committee, TMS, a member of EMRS and of UKSB.

Dr. Hamid Bahai

Professor & Head of Department of Mechanical
Aerospace & Civil Engineering
Brunel University
United Kingdom
Tel: 00-44-1895-265773

Hamid Bahai received his PhD degree in 1993 in Computational Mechanics from Queen Mary College, University of London. Between 1993 and 1995 he worked as a Senior Research Engineer at T&N Technology where he was involved in research and development work on a number of projects for the automotive and aerospace industries. This was followed view full biography...

Hamid Bahai received his PhD degree in 1993 in Computational Mechanics from Queen Mary College, University of London. Between 1993 and 1995 he worked as a Senior Research Engineer at T&N Technology where he was involved in research and development work on a number of projects for the automotive and aerospace industries. This was followed by a period at Halliburton Inc during which time he carried out design and analysis of a number of major offshore structures. In 1996 he moved to the aerospace industry by joining Matra Marconi Space where, as a principal engineer, he played a leading role in conducting design, mathematical modelling and computational analysis of Euro3000 space craft structures and Arian5 launcher / spacecraft adapter. He was made a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers in 1996. In 1998 he returned to academia and joined Brunel University as a lecturer. He became a senior lecturer in 2004, a reader in 2005 and a Professor of Computational Mechanics in 2009. Professor Bahai has led a number of research projects in the area of computational mechanics and has written monographs on various topics in this field. He has contributed over 100 papers to the open press.

Dr. Yuh-Chung Hu

Dean of Office of Research & Development
Professor in Mechanical & Electromechanical Engineering
National ILan University
Taiwan
Tel: 886-3-9317469

Dr. Yuh-Chung Hu is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Electromechanical Engineering of the National ILan University, Taiwan. He received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in 1999. His current research interests focus on the industrial transducers, such as tuning fork level sensor, mass flowmeter, silicon view full biography...

Dr. Yuh-Chung Hu is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Electromechanical Engineering of the National ILan University, Taiwan. He received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in 1999. His current research interests focus on the industrial transducers, such as tuning fork level sensor, mass flowmeter, silicon strain gage, ultrasonic devices, and MEMS microphone. Professor Hu and his team are working closely with industrial companies in Taiwan.

Dr. Steve Vanlanduit

Department Head
Department of Electromechanical Engineering
Universiteit Antwerpen
Belgium
Tel: 032651915

Dr. Steve Vanlanduit is an Head of the Department of Electro mechanical Engineering at Universiteit Antwerpen. He received his Ph.D in Engineering at Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2001, Master in Mathematics and Aggregate in Didactics at Universiteit Antwerpen. Dr. Steve Vanlanduit research interest includes Vibration engineering; Optical measurement techniques for: -Vibrations and deformations (laser vibrometry, view full biography...

Dr. Steve Vanlanduit is an Head of the Department of Electro mechanical Engineering at Universiteit Antwerpen. He received his Ph.D in Engineering at Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2001, Master in Mathematics and Aggregate in Didactics at Universiteit Antwerpen. Dr. Steve Vanlanduit research interest includes Vibration engineering; Optical measurement techniques for: -Vibrations and deformations (laser vibrometry, optical fiber sensors, digital image correlation), -Industrial vision and dimensional metrology (time-of-flight, sheet-of-light, fringe projection, stereo vision), -Flow measurement (particle image velocimetry);Signal and image processing.

Dr. Yongmin Zhong

Associate Professor
School of Engineering
RMIT University
Australia
Tel: 61-3-99256018

Dr. Yongmin Zhong received PhD in Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering. He has held various positions in academia including Curtin Research Fellowship at Curtin University and Research Fellow at Monash University, Australia, as well as Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Windsor, Canada. Currently, he is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering, RMIT University, Australia, view full biography...

Dr. Yongmin Zhong received PhD in Aerospace Manufacturing Engineering. He has held various positions in academia including Curtin Research Fellowship at Curtin University and Research Fellow at Monash University, Australia, as well as Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Windsor, Canada. Currently, he is an Associate Professor in the School of Engineering, RMIT University, Australia, where he is the program manager for the Master of Engineering (Mechanical) program. His research interest includes aerial vehicle navigation, guidance and control, optimal estimation and fusion, mechanics, computer aided design, virtual reality and haptics, biomedical modelling, medical robotics and biomechatronics.

Dr. Hyung Sup Jung

Department Head
Associate Professor
Department of Geoinformatics
The University of Seoul, South Korea
Tel: +82-2-6490-2892

Dr. Hyung-Sup Jung received the B.S. in geology in 1996, the M.S. degree in geophysics in 1998 and the Ph.D. degree in remote sensing in 2007 from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. He is currently a Department Head and an Associate Professor with the Department of Geoinfomatics at the University of Seoul. His primary research interests view full biography...

Dr. Hyung-Sup Jung received the B.S. in geology in 1996, the M.S. degree in geophysics in 1998 and the Ph.D. degree in remote sensing in 2007 from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. He is currently a Department Head and an Associate Professor with the Department of Geoinfomatics at the University of Seoul. His primary research interests cover the development of algorithms related to 1) synthetic aperture radar (SAR), SAR interferometry (InSAR), multiple-aperture InSAR (MAI) and multi-temporal InSAR (MTInSAR), 2) automated geometric correction of multi-sensor images, and 3) multi-sensor image processing and fusion, thermal remote sensing and multi-temporal optical and thermal sensing. He has been developing algorithms for remote sensing applications related to 1) 3D deformation mapping by combining MAI and InSAR, 2) 2D surface velocity estimation by combining MAI and along-track interferometry (ATI), 3) MAI-based ionospheric correction of radar interferograms, 4) multi-sensor fusion by the integration of optic and SAR, SAR and thermal and optic and thermal images, 5) automated geometric correction for optic and SAR images, and 6) Earth's surface variation monitoring such as urban subsidence monitoring, glacier monitoring, volcano monitoring, deforestation monitoring, forest mapping, forest fire mapping and snow depth estimation.

Dr. Qing Peng

Adjunct Professor, School of Power and Mechanical Engineering
Wuhan University, China
Post Doctoral Research Associate,Department of Mechanical, Aerospace & Nuclear Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

Dr. Qing Peng is a postdoctoral research associate in Department of Mechanical, Aerospace & Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an adjunct professor of Wuhan University. He received his Ph.D. from University of Connecticut in 2005, M.S. from State University of New York at Binghamton, and B.S. from Peking University. His research focuses on advanced view full biography...

Dr. Qing Peng is a postdoctoral research associate in Department of Mechanical, Aerospace & Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an adjunct professor of Wuhan University. He received his Ph.D. from University of Connecticut in 2005, M.S. from State University of New York at Binghamton, and B.S. from Peking University. His research focuses on advanced mechanics and physics in condensed matter using multiscale, first-principles, molecular dynamics, and finite-element modeling and simulations. He is the main developer of the QCDFT (Quasi-Continuum Density Functional Theory) which allows standard density functional theory calculations of solids at micron scales and beyond. The QCDFT method has been used in alloying, plasticity, and fracture mechanics of solids. He also studied the electronic, thermal, thermoelectric, and nonlinear mechanical properties of low-dimensional materials, nanomaterials, electronic materials, and energetic materials. In addition, he studied the radiation hardness in 2D materials, radiation damage in HCP metals, and pyroelectricity in some ferroelectrics. Dr. Peng has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal papers with H-index of 17. Dr. Peng serves as an Editorial board member for Scientific Reports.

Dr. Shesheng Gao

Professor
School of Automatics
Northwestern Polytechnical University
Xian, Shaanxi
China

Dr. Shesheng Gao is a Professor in the School of Automatics at the Northwestern Polytechnical University (NWPU), China. His research interests include Navigation, Guidance & Control, Control Theory and Control Engineering, Satellite Navigation System. He has published over 180 papers in these areas in various journals and conferences, including IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE Transactions on view full biography...

Dr. Shesheng Gao is a Professor in the School of Automatics at the Northwestern Polytechnical University (NWPU), China. His research interests include Navigation, Guidance & Control, Control Theory and Control Engineering, Satellite Navigation System. He has published over 180 papers in these areas in various journals and conferences, including IEEE Sensors Journal, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Information Science, Aerospace Science and Technology etc. As well as 4 academic monographs (including a English academic monographs). His research has been supported by the China National Natural Science Foundation, the National Defense Technology Industry and the Aerospace science and technology innovation fund etc. He is the reviewer for “America Mathematics Review”, the member of IEEE, China Inertial Technology Academy and on the editorial boards of International Journal of Intelligent Mechatronics and Robotics (IJIMR), Recent Progress in Space Technology (RPST).

Dr. Junbo Wang

Professor
Institute of Electronics
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing, China
Tel: 86-10-5888-7191

Dr. Junbo Wang is a Professor in Institute of Electronics at Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Wang received his B.S & M.S in College of Material Sciences and Engineering at Jilin University of Technology in 1995 & 1998 respective. Dr. Junbo Wang received his Ph.D in 2002 in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Tsinghua University. view full biography...

Dr. Junbo Wang is a Professor in Institute of Electronics at Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Wang received his B.S & M.S in College of Material Sciences and Engineering at Jilin University of Technology in 1995 & 1998 respective. Dr. Junbo Wang received his Ph.D in 2002 in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Tsinghua University. His work and research experiences are as Short - term Visiting Scholar to the Central Microstructure Facility at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, as Senior Visiting Scholar to the BSAC/Dept. of Mech. Eng at University of California. Dr. Junbo also worked as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor in Institute of Electronics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. His Research intrest includes Novel MEMS transducers and their applications, Micro electromechanical system technology, Microfluidics and its application in cell research.

Dr. Z. K. Peng

Distinguished Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
China
Tel: 86-21-34208059

Dr Z.K.Peng is the Cheung Kong Scholars Distinguished Professor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the deputy director of the SKL of Mechanical System and Vibration. He received the B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. From 2003 to 2004, he was with the City University of Hong view full biography...

Dr Z.K.Peng is the Cheung Kong Scholars Distinguished Professor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the deputy director of the SKL of Mechanical System and Vibration. He received the B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. From 2003 to 2004, he was with the City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, as a Research Associate, and then, he was with Cranfield University, Cranfield, U.K., as a Research Officer. After that, he was with the University of Sheffield, Sheffield, U.K., for four years. He is currently a Distinguished Professor with the State Key Laboratory of Mechanical System and Vibration, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China. His main expertise relates to the subject areas of nonlinear vibration, signal processing and condition monitoring, and fault diagnosis for machines and structures.

Dr. Wei Ni

Associate Professor
New Materials Research Center
Institute of Chemical Materials, CAEP
China
Tel: 028-6527-6191

Dr. Wei Ni received his B.E. degree in Polymer Materials and Engineering (2005) from Zhengzhou University and Ph.D. degree in Polymer Chemistry and Physics (2011) from Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. From 2011 to 2013, he was with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore as Research Fellow. He is currently a research fellow at view full biography...

Dr. Wei Ni received his B.E. degree in Polymer Materials and Engineering (2005) from Zhengzhou University and Ph.D. degree in Polymer Chemistry and Physics (2011) from Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. From 2011 to 2013, he was with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore as Research Fellow. He is currently a research fellow at Institute of Chemical Materials, China Academy of Engineering Physics. His current research interests involve nanostructured composite materials including carbon nanofibers and graphene for high-strength/lightweight and electromagnetic shielding and energy related applications.

Dr. Krasimir Vasilev

Associate Professor
School of Engineering and Mawson Institute
University of South Australia
Australia
Tel: 042459775

Dr. Krasimir Vasilev was educated as a chemical engineer at the University of Technology of Burgas, Bulgaria. After three years of experience in the petrochemical industry, in 2001 he commenced PhD at the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz, Germany. Dr. Krasimir Vasilev was awarded PhD in 2004. After a short postdoctoral stay as view full biography...

Dr. Krasimir Vasilev was educated as a chemical engineer at the University of Technology of Burgas, Bulgaria. After three years of experience in the petrochemical industry, in 2001 he commenced PhD at the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz, Germany. Dr. Krasimir Vasilev was awarded PhD in 2004. After a short postdoctoral stay as a Marie Curie fellow at the Institute of Genomics and Molecular and Cellular Biology in Strasbourg, France, in 2005 he accepted a position of a Research Associate at the Ian Wark Research Institute, UniSA. In December 2007 he moved to Mawson Institute as a Research Fellow. Dr. Krasimir Vasilev was appointed as a Senior Lecturer in March 2009. In 2010, he was awarded an Australian Future Fellowship. He was promoted to Associate Professor in January 2012. Dr. Krasimir Vasilev have published more than 130 papers and 3 patents which have had a strong impact on the scientific community being cited more than 2750 times. His research interests and in advances materials engineering and particularly thin film technology, biomaterials, medical devices and nanotechnology.

Dr. Eddie Ng

Associate Professor
School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE)
College of Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
Singapore
Tel: +65-67904455

Dr. Eddie Ng obtained B.Eng (CL I) from Uni. of Newcastle upon Tyne; Ph.D at Cambridge Univ. with a Cambridge Commonwealth Scholarship; PG Diploma in Teaching Higher Edu., NIE-NTU. He is the Editor-in-Chief for the ISI Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology for dissemination of original research in all fields of mechanics in medicine view full biography...

Dr. Eddie Ng obtained B.Eng (CL I) from Uni. of Newcastle upon Tyne; Ph.D at Cambridge Univ. with a Cambridge Commonwealth Scholarship; PG Diploma in Teaching Higher Edu., NIE-NTU. He is the Editor-in-Chief for the ISI Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology for dissemination of original research in all fields of mechanics in medicine and biology since 2000; He is the Founding Editor-in-Chief for the ISI indexed Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics; and associate editor of eight referred international journals. His main area of research is human physiology, biomedical engg; computational fluid dynamics and numerical heat transfer. He is an invited keynotes speaker for more than 15 international scientific confs./workshops. 15 of his papers have been adopted as references in Singapore Standard (SS 582: 2013) and ISO/IEC 80601-2-59: 2008. He is also presently serving as panel member for the Biomedical Standards Committee, Singapore. The affable adjunct NUH scientist has a special interest in infrared (IR) physics & technology and has contributed greatly to research on IR imaging, in particular on application of IR to biomedical sciences. The co-inventor of three USA patents on multiple analytical software classifier programs to identify the different stages of breast cancer development using thermal data with Lifeline’s First WarningTM (Cyrcadia Health, Inc.) system, he further explores the use of IR in the field of ophthalmology for early detection of health abnormality.

Dr. Chun Yang

Associate Professor
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore
Tel: +65-6790-4883

Dr. Chun YANG obtained his B.Sc. degree from Department of Thermal Engineering at Tsinghua University (1985), Master’s degree in Engineering Thermophysics from University of Science and Technology of China (1988), and Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Alberta (1999). He then joined Nanyang Technological University, and became an Associate Professor in 2005. He view full biography...

Dr. Chun YANG obtained his B.Sc. degree from Department of Thermal Engineering at Tsinghua University (1985), Master’s degree in Engineering Thermophysics from University of Science and Technology of China (1988), and Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Alberta (1999). He then joined Nanyang Technological University, and became an Associate Professor in 2005. He is the author and coauthor of 168 papers in referred international journals with SCI citations more than 4200 and H-index of 33. He has five US patents in his name and has co-authored 21 book chapters. He currently serves as an associate editor of Science Bulletin and also sits in several journal editorial and advisory boards, e.g., Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, International Journal of Emerging Multidisciplinary Fluid Sciences, Current Advances in Energy Research etc. His current research interests are: micro/nano–fluidics, nanofluids heat transfer, microscale heat and mass transfer, and electrokinetic transport phenomena

Dr. Zhi-Hui Li

Professor
Hypervelocity Aerodynamics Institute
China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center
China
Tel: +86-10-8233-0957

Dr. Zhi-Hui Li is a Professor in Hypervelocity Aerodynamics Institute at China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center. He received his Ph.D in statistical physics and numerical modeling of gas-kinetic theory at University of Science and Technology, and China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center, M.S in Rarefied Gas Dynamics and Computational Fluid Dynamics, in Department of view full biography...

Dr. Zhi-Hui Li is a Professor in Hypervelocity Aerodynamics Institute at China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center. He received his Ph.D in statistical physics and numerical modeling of gas-kinetic theory at University of Science and Technology, and China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center, M.S in Rarefied Gas Dynamics and Computational Fluid Dynamics, in Department of Aero craft Design and Fluid Mechanics, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics & B.S in Aerodynamics, in Department of Spaceflight Technology and Aerodynamics, National Defense University of Science and Technology Changsha. Dr. Zhi-Hui Research intrest includes Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Gas-Kinetic Unified Algorithm Covering Various Flow Regimes, Parallel Computing, Unified Computational Modeling of Aerodynamics for Spacecraft Orbit Dynamics, Numerical Simulation on Micro-Scale Gas Flows in MEMS/NEMS.

Prof. Zhen-Yu TIAN

Professor
Institute of Engineering Thermophysics
Chinese Academy of Sciences
China
Tel: 010-8254-3184

Professor Zhen-Yu Tian received Ph.D. degree from University of Science and Technology of China, majoring in Engineering Thermophysics. He was a CNRS and Alexander von Humboldt Fellow. After as a group leader in Bielefeld University, he is currently a professor in the Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, leading projects financialized by NSFC, view full biography...

Professor Zhen-Yu Tian received Ph.D. degree from University of Science and Technology of China, majoring in Engineering Thermophysics. He was a CNRS and Alexander von Humboldt Fellow. After as a group leader in Bielefeld University, he is currently a professor in the Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, leading projects financialized by NSFC, CAS, Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee and CSC-DAAD. Professor Tian’s current research interests include the combustion chemistry with respect to the following topics: 1) Combustion kinetics, covering the laminar flames, low-temperature oxidation, model establishment and simulation of aviation fuels; 2) In-situ combustion diagnostics, namely conventional and novel diagnostic techniques such as MBMS, DRIFTS and other spectroscopies for the identification of active intermediates and monitoring related parameters; 3) Catalytic combustion, containing the facile syntheses of efficient catalysts and their wide applications. Up to March, 2016, Professor Tian has published over 80 peer-reviewed journal papers with ~1000 SCI citations. Moreover, Professor Tian is an editor board member of the Journal of Combustion Science and Technology, invited editor of Journal of Combustion and Current Nanoscience, member of the Combustion Institute, Roal Socity of Chemistry and Chinese Chemical Society and a reviewer of more than 22 international journals.

Prof. Changguo Wang

Professor
Engineering Mechanics, Center for Composite Materials
School of Astronautics
Harbin Institute of Technology
China

Prof. Changguo Wang was born in Dalian, China, in 1979. He received the BS degree from Shenyang Jianzhu University, China in 2001; the ME and PhD degrees in Engineering mechanics from Harbin Institute of Technology, China in Mar. 2004 and Mar. 2007, respectively. He is currently a Professor since Dec. 2013 and Ph.D supervisor since view full biography...

Prof. Changguo Wang was born in Dalian, China, in 1979. He received the BS degree from Shenyang Jianzhu University, China in 2001; the ME and PhD degrees in Engineering mechanics from Harbin Institute of Technology, China in Mar. 2004 and Mar. 2007, respectively. He is currently a Professor since Dec. 2013 and Ph.D supervisor since Apr. 2012 in School of Aeronautics. Dr. Wang gained Nomination Award of top 100 outstanding doctoral dissertations in China (2009) and selected as the "New Century Excellent Talents in University", the Ministry of Education of China (2011). His major research interest is the mechanics of flexible composites. He currently focuses on three researches: the wrinkling mechanics, the delamination of buckled laminated composites, and the trans-scale mechanics of textile composites.