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IEEE Fellow, Prof. Saman Halgamuge
Australian National University,Australia

Prof Saman Halgamuge is a Fellow of IEEE (2017-) , an honorary Professor of ANU's Research School of Electrical Energy and Materials Engineering and an honorary member of ANU Energy Change Institute. He is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of School of Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering, University of Melbourne (2018-). He is a Distinguished Speaker/Lecturer appointed by the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (2019-21).

He was the Director of ANU's Research School of Engineering (2016-18) and a member of Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts for Engineering, Information and Computing Sciences (2015-18).

He worked as a Professor, Associate Professor and Reader and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Melbourne (1997-2016):
He contributed as the Founding Director (2013-16) of the elite PhD training centre "Melbourne India Postgraduate Program (MIPP)" of University of Melbourne, which won the "Internationalisation of Research" award of the University, Associate Dean (2013-15) and Assistant Dean (2008-13) in International Engagement in the School of Engineering of University of Melbourne. He supervised 45 PhD students to completion..

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Prof. Jia-Yush Yen(顏家鈺)
National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Distinguished Professor and Dean of Engineering


  • Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering National Taiwan University 8/1997 – present
  • Secretary General Chinese Institute of Automation Engineers 1/2009 – Present Secretary General Robotic Society of Taiwan2008 – present
  • Chair Department of Mechanical Engineering National Taiwan University8/2004 – 7/2007
  • Vice Secretary General Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan 2002 – 2006 2007 – present
  • Deputy Director Yen Tjing-Ling Industrial Research Institute National Taiwan University 8/2001 – 7/2004
  • Vice Chair Department of Mechanical Engineering National Taiwan University 8/1999 – 7/2001
  • Associate Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering National Taiwan University 2/1989 – 7/1999

Major Fields:

  • Mechatronics Systems, Nano-Manipulation and Control, Computer Peripherals Honors Received
  • Distinguished Professor, National Taiwan University, (2007-2009)
  • Mining and Metallurgy Paper Award, the Chinese Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering(2008)
  • Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council, Taiwan ROC, (2004-2006)
  • Outstanding Contest Award, 2005 CACS Automatic Control Conference. (2005)
  • Outstand Performance Award, MOE Industry Equipment Positioning Servo Competition, (2005)
  • Shin-Hwa Technology Award, (2005)
  • Best Teaching Award, National Taiwan University, (2004)
  • Research Contribution Award, National Taiwan University, (2004)
  • Outstanding Engineering Professor, Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineering, (2000)

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Prof. Xiaoming Huo
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

Xiaoming Huo is a professor at the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech. Dr. Huo’s research interests include statistical theory, statistical computing, and issues related to data analytics. He has made numerous contributions on topics such as sparse representation, wavelets, and statistical problems in detectability. His papers appeared in top journals, and some of them are highly cited. He is a senior member of IEEE since May 2004. He was a Fellow of IPAM in September 2004. He won the Georgia Tech Sigma Xi Young Faculty Award in 2005. His work has led to an interview by Emerging Research Fronts in June 2006 in the field of Mathematics — every two months, one paper is selected.
Dr. Huo received the B.S. degree in mathematics from the University of Science and Technology, China, in 1993, and the M.S. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in statistics from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, in 1997 and 1999, respectively. Since August 1999, he has been an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor with the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. He represented China in the 30th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), which was held in Braunschweig, Germany, in 1989, and received a golden prize.

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