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Executive Editors

Marco Paulo Soares dos Santos
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Aveiro
Portugal
marco.santos@ua.pt
ARA

Marco P. Soares dos Santos completed Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Aveiro. He started his career by researching in the scope of automatic control, but he has been focused in designing innovative medical devices, namely active bone implants. He has already published more than 40 scientific papers in several international journals and conferences of high scientific prestige in the areas of medical devices, biomechanics, automatic control, sensors and actuators, applied mathematics and energy harvesting, not forgetting the activity in review of scientific works. He is member of the European Society of Biomechanics. He has been a researcher in several projects, three of which focusing on breakthroughs for active hip prostheses. He was already awarded with several scholarships and prizes. Currently he is also assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro.

Research Interest: Instrumented active implants, electromagnetic stimulation of tissues, bone regeneration, self-powering, control.

Number of Publications: 43

URL of their official website: https://www.ua.pt/dem/person/80381944 

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Editorial Board

Filippo Cavallo
Assistant Professor
Department of BioRobotics
Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies
Italy
filippo.cavallo@santannapisa.it
ARA

Filippo Cavallo, MScEE, Phd in Bioengineering, is Assistant Professor at the BioRobotics Institute of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, (Pisa, Italy), focusing on cloud and social robotics, wireless and wearable sensor systems, biomedical processing, acceptability and ICT roadmapping. He participated in various National and European projects and currently is principal investigator of the DAPHNE Project and Work Package responsible in TransSafe (AAL-JP) and Centauro (Tuscany Region). Recently he was also project manager of Robot-Era, AALIANCE2 and Parkinson Project. He was visiting researcher at the the EndoCAS Center of Excellence, Pisa, Italy working in Computer Assisted Surgery (2005-2007); at the Takanishi Lab, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan working on wireless sensor network (2007); at Tecnalia Recerch Center, Basque Country, Spain working on wearable sensor system for AAL. He was granted from the International Symposium of Robotics Research Committee as Fellowship Winner for best PhD thesis in Robotics (2007); from the Regional POR FSE 2007-2013 for a 3-years Research position at The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pontedera, Italy (2010-2013); from the ACCESS-IT 2009 for the Good Practise Label in Alzheimer Project (2009); from the Well-Tech Award for Quality of Life with the Robot-Era Project (2014); from the SMAU Award for Quality of Life with the Robot-Era Project (2014) and from iNEMO Challenge from STMicroelectronics (2015). In 2016 he was also chair of the Italian Forum of Ambient Assisted Living and related Summer School in Italy. He is author of various papers on conferences and ISI journals.

Research Interest: Service robotics, Cloud robotics, wearable sensors, IoT, AI, healthcare application, Industry 4.0

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Jianhua Zhang
Professor
Department of Automation
East China University of Science and Technology
PR. China
zhangjh@ecust.edu.cn
ARA

Research Interest: Computational Intelligence, Machine Learning, Intelligent Data Modeling and Analysis, Pattern Recognition, Biomedical Signal Processing, Modeling and Control of Biomedical Systems, Human-Machine Systems, Brain-Machine Interaction and Neuroergonomics.

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Parmod Kumar
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mada Walabu University
Ethiopia
caldmet70@gmail.com
ARA

Biography: I am Parmod Kumar, qualified Engineer offering 12 years of cross functional experience. I started my career as a Marine Engineer and worked with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Chevron Shipping Co. L.L.C. Presently I am working as an Assistant Professor with MWU, Ethiopia, a Data Science Trainer [URL] and volunteering as NPA Diversity Officer. I am at the same time working as a freelance research adviser to M.S. and Ph.D. students. I am further serving as a reviewer for various reputed international conferences and journals. I am passionate to listen and solve challenging problems. In Data Science training course, I teach 'Data Science Introduction and Toolbox', 'Data Extraction, Preparation, and Manipulation' 'Inferential Statistics', 'Principal Of Analytic Graph', 'Predictive Models and Machine Learning Algorithm – Supervised Regression', 'Predictive Models and Machine Learning Algorithm – Supervised Classification', 'Predictive Models and Machine Learning Algorithm – Unsupervised', 'Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, and Social Network Analysis', and 'Capstone Project.'

My academic credentials include Post Graduate Diploma in industrial Automation (PGDIA); Ph.D. - Control Systems and Signal Processing, M.S. - Measurement and Control Engineering, and B.E. - Marine Engineering.

Honesty, integrity, and dedication are my core strengths which have significantly contributed towards my career growth. I look forward to taking up assignments with greater responsibilities and creating the landmark. I am nature and animal lover and enjoy spending time with them. Also, I read books on diverse topics and play basketball, volleyball, and soccer. If you are interested in learning more about my experiences, or prospective collaborations, please contact me at caldmet70@gmail.com and +91-7838779082.

Research Interest: Experimental Design, Biomedical Signal Processing and Analysis, Image Processing and Analysis; Dynamic Modelling and System Identification, Statistical Analysis and Modelling; Mathematical Approximation and Optimization, Biomedical Engineering, Machine Learning; Application of Artificial ntelligence, Fuzzy Logic, Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithm; Classical and Intelligent Control Systems, Mechatronics, Robot Architecture, Sensors and Actuators

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Donghui Guo
Professor
Department of Electronics Engineering
Xiamen University
China
dhguo@xmu.edu.cn
ARA

Biography: Prof. Donghui Guo is IEEE Senior Member and received the B.S. degree in radio physics, the M.S. degree and the PhD degree in Semiconductor from Xiamen University, China, in 1988, 1991 and 1994, respectively. In 1994, he joined Xiamen University as a Faculty Member, where has been a Full Professor since 2002. He held a post-doctoral, a research fellow, a senior scientist and a visiting professor position, respectively, with the CityU of Hong Kong, University of Ulster, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University California at Berkeley, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and served as the vice dean in the school of Information Science & Technology, Xiamen University from 2008 to 2012. He is currently the director of IC Design & IT Research Center.

Research Interest: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Network, IC Design, Mirco/Nano Device, BioMEMS.

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Hao-Xian Yang
Chief physician
Department of Thoracic Surgery
Sun Yat-sen University
PR China
yanghx@sysucc.org.cn
ARA

Biography: Dr. Hao-Xian Yang has received his PhD in Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center during the period of 1999- 2004. Currently, he is working as Chief physician, Department of Thoracic Surgery in Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, PR China. He has authored 33 research articles.

Research Interest: Minimally invasive thoracic surgery, especially robotic thoracic surgery; multidisciplinary and individualized therapy of thoracic cancers, early detection of thoracic cancers, and thoracic cancer staging

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Sy Dung Nguyen
Head of Division
Department of Computational Mechatronics
Ton Duc Thang University
Vietnam
nsidung@yahoo.com
ARA

Biography: Dr. Sy Dzung Nguyen (Sy Dung Nguyen) received the M.E. degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) – VNU, Vietnam, in 2001, PhD degree in Applied Mechanics in 2011 from HCMUT. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Inha University, Korea, 2011-2012, at Incheon National University, Korea, 2015-2016. He is currently a Head of Division of Computational Mechatronics, Institute for Computational Science, Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam. His research interests include artificial intelligence, nonlinear adaptive control, robotics, managing online structure damage, and big data. Dr. Nguyen has been the main author of several ISI papers in these fields.

Research Interest: Mechanics; Mechatronics; Intelligent Control; Control Theory; Industrial Robots


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Jung Keun LEE
Associate professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Hankyong National University
South Korea
jklee@hknu.ac.kr
ARA

Research Interest: Biomechatronics, Wearable sensor applications for physical medicine and rehabilitation, Inertial motion capture, System dynamics and control.

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Stefano Mazzoleni
Assistant Professor
Department of Bio Robotics
SantAnna School of Advanced Studies
Italy
stefano.mazzoleni@sssup.it
ARA

Research Interest: Biomedical Robotics, Rehabilitation Robotics, Assistive Robotics, Human-Machine Interfaces, Control Techniques, Human Motor Control, ICT Systems for Tele Rehabilitation and Telemonitoring Applications.

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Qinmin Yang
Associate Professor
Department of Control Science & Engineering
Zhejiang University
China
qinminyang@gmail.com
ARA

Research Interest: Control and Dynamics; Nano-Robotics; Autonomous Vehicles; Renewable Energy Systems.

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Alexander Tsouknidas
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Greece
alextso@auth.gr
ARA

Research Interest: Hard Tissue Biomechanics, Finite Element Modelling, Implant Design and Preoperative Planning.

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Felice Pirozzi
Associate Professor
Department of Abdominal Surgery
Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza Research Hospital
Italy
felice.pirozzi@hotmail.it
ARA

Research Interest: Laparoscopic and robotic surgery

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Felipe Jimenez
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Technical University of Madrid
Spain
felipe.jimenez@upm.es
ARA

Biography: Felipe Jiménez obtained his Master Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), his Master Degree in Physical Science from the National University of Distance Education of Spain and his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the UPM in 2001, 2005 and 2006, respectively. Currently, he is Associate Professor at the UPM and Head of the Intelligent Systems Unit of the University Institute for Automobile Research of the UPM. He has been involved in several research projects and has developed engineering studies for relevant national firms. His fields of interest are the automotive industry, vehicle safety, mechanical design, driver assistance systems and intelligent transport systems. He is author of several papers in relevant scientific journals and has participated in several national and international congresses.

Research Interest: Transport engineering, active safety, vehicular dynamics, intelligent transport systems, electronics and Instrumentation, automated driving, connected driving

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Xing-Gang Yan
Professor
Department of Control Engineering
University of Kent
UK
x.yan@kent.ac.uk
ARA

Biography: Dr Xing-Gang Yan currently is Senior Lecturer in Control Engineering in the University of Kent, United Kingdom. He worked as a Research Fellow/Research Associate in the Northwestern Polytechnical University, China, the University of Hong Kong, China, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. He is the member of IEEE and Fellow of HEA. He is the Editor-In-Chief of the International Journal of Engineering Research and Science & Technology. He was a Lead Guest Editor of a special issue in the Mathematical Problems in Engineering. He serves as member of the Editorial Board of a few engineering journals, and TCP members of a few international conferences. He has published three books, four book Chapters and about 160 referred papers in Engineering. Currently He is the main Supervisor of four PhD students. His research subject is Control Theory and Applications.

Dr Xing-Gang Yan's achievement has provided significant impact on engineering research. His Google Scholar H-Index is 26 across his career and 20 across the last five years with total citation 2297. His Research Gate Score is 35.16 with 99:89% Publications and 0:11% Followers. (all data accessed 24/06/2017)

Research Interest: Control Engineering including Automation Control, Inverse Kinematics, Trajectory  tracking Control, Vehicle Control and Mobile Robot Control

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Zhi-Wei Jiang
Professor
Nanjing University
China
surgery34@126.com
ARA

Research Interest: Robotic Surgery

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