February 24-26, 2018 | Singapore

Mechanical, Aeronautical

and Automotive Engineering

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Keynote Speakers

Speaker I

  • Prof. Jia-Yush Yen, 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 Taiwan 2008 – present
    Chair Department of Mechanical Engineering National Taiwan University 8/2004 – 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)
    Know more at: http://www.me.ntu.edu.tw/main.php?mod=adv_custom_page&func=show_page&site_id=0&page_id=202 (Chinese)

Speaker II

  • Assoc. Prof. Marcelo H. ANG Jr, National University of Singapore
  • Marcelo H. Ang, Jr. received the B.Sc. degrees (Cum Laude) in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management Engineering from the De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines, in 1981; the M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1985; and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, in 1986 and 1988, respectively. His work experience includes heading the Technical Training Division of Intel's Assembly and Test Facility in the Philippines, research positions at the East West Center in Hawaii and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a faculty position as an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Rochester, New York. In 1989, Dr. Ang joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the National University of Singapore, where he is currently an Associate Professor, with a Joint Appointment at the Division of Engineering and Technology Management. He also is the Acting Director of the Advanced Robotics Centre. His research interests span the areas of robotics, mechatronics, and applications of intelligent systems methodologies. He teaches both at the graduate and undergraduate levels in the following areas: robotics; creativity and innovation, applied electronics and instrumentation; advanced computing; product design and realization. He is also active in consulting work in these areas. In addition to academic and research activities, he is actively involved in the Singapore Robotic Games as its founding chairman and the World Robot Olympiad as a member of the Advisory Council.
    More info on robotics capabilities (shown in terms of videos) can be found in:
    Personal Website: http://guppy.mpe.nus.edu.sg/marcelo/
    ARC website: http://arc.nus.edu.sg/

Speaker III

  • Prof. Sim Kok Swee, The Multimedia University, Malaysia
  • Professor Sim has won several international awards from the Academic Science Malaysia (ASM) as Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM); Korean innovation and special Awards in 2013, 2014, 2015; the 2005, 2006 and 2011 World Conference in Applied Computing (USA); and 2008 IEEE conference at UK. For national level achievements, he won the Gold Medal Award in the Invention, Innovative & Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014; Bio Malaysia Award 2009, 2010; Malaysia Technology Expo 2011, AIK2011, AIK2012; Apicta Gold medal award 2014, 2015. He also awarded as MMU best staff in year 2009, 2010 and 2015. In 2016, he was given awards for the TM Kristal Award and two International Championships of World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes in the category ICT applications: E-science during the event held in conjunction with WSIS 2016, Geneva, Switzerland. These awards were in the areas of biomedical Engineering (breast cancer detection and brain for early infarct detection). In 2017, he again received another WSIS 2017 International Championship Award on the Automated Pneumatic Glove Sample Stamping Machine for Colorimetric Test. Over all, he has won more than 80 awards which can be found in his website. He is currently working closely with various local and overseas institutions and hospitals such as Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering from National University of Singapore, Centre for Intelligent Systems Research at Deakin University (Australia), Department of Mathematic at Chinese University Hong Kong, Hong Kong University Science and Technology (HKUST), City Hong Kong University (CityU), Perkeso Rehabilitation, Malacca General Hospital, Hospital, Pantai Ayer Keroh and Putra Specialist Hospital.

    He has heavily involved in various engineering council namely Institute of Engineer Malaysia (IEM) as Melaka State committee member, secretary, vice chairman, Multimedia University student chapter advisor, Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) MMU student chapter. He is also the senior member of IEEE, Fellow member of IEM. As professional Engineer, he also registered as Chartered Engineer from IET, Professional Engineer from IEM, International Professional Engineering from IEM and APEC, Asia Pacific Engineer (APEC) from both IEM and APEC, and also Asean Chartered Professional Engineer.

    He also serves as fellowship for Malaysia Academic Science Malaysia, senior panel for Engineering Accreditation council and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) to visit universities to assess university programs. So far, Prof. Sim has filed eight patents and more than 70 copyrights. Prof Sim has brought in National and International funding respectively to support his researches.