Annals of Robotics and Automation


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    Executive Editors

    Marco Paulo Soares dos Santos
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    University of Aveiro

    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

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    Editorial Board

    Qinmin Yang
    Department of Control Science & Engineering
    Zhejiang University

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

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    Zhi-Wei Jiang
    Nanjing University

    Research Interest: Robotic Surgery

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    Sy Dung Nguyen
    Head of Division
    Department of Computational Mechatronics
    Ton Duc Thang University

    Biography: Associate Prof. 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 Systems and Control; Industrial Robots

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    Xing-Gang Yan
    Associate Professor
    School of Engineering and Digital Arts
    University of Kent

    Biography: Dr Xing-Gang Yan received the B.Sc. degree from Shaanxi Normal University, in 1985, the M.Sc. degree from Qufu Normal University in 1991, and the Ph.D. degree of engineering from Northeastern University, China in 1997. Currently, he is Associate Professor of Control Engineering at the University of Kent, United Kingdom. He worked as a Research Fellow/Research Associate in the Northwestern Polytechnical University, University of Hong Kong, China, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. He was a Lecturer in Qingdao University, China from 1991 to 1994. He is the Editor-In-Chief of the International Journal of Engineering Research and Science & Technology. He serves as a member of the Editorial Board of several engineering journals and a member of TPC for several conferences. His research interests include sliding mode control, decentralised control, fault detection and isolation, nonlinear system and time delay system with applications. He has published three books, five invited book chapters and over 170 referred papers in these research areas.

    Research Interest: Control Theory and Control Engineering including sliding mode techniques, decentralised control, fault detection and fault tolerant control  with applications in mobile robot system, robot arm control and vehicle control.

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    Parmod Kumar
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Mada Walabu University

    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 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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    Filippo Cavallo
    Assistant Professor
    Department of BioRobotics
    Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies

    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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    Jung Keun LEE
    Associate professor
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Hankyong National University
    South Korea

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

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    Jianhua Zhang
    Department of Automation
    East China University of Science and Technology
    PR. China

    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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    Alexander Tsouknidas
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

    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

    Research Interest: Laparoscopic and robotic surgery

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    Stefano Mazzoleni
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Bio Robotics
    SantAnna School of Advanced Studies

    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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    Hao-Xian Yang
    Chief physician
    Department of Thoracic Surgery
    Sun Yat-sen University
    PR China

    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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    Felipe Jimenez
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Technical University of Madrid (UPM)

    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 Full 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 and international 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.

    Number of Publications: 50

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    S.Ehsan Razavi
    Assistant Professor, Faculty Member
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    Islamic Azad University of Mashhad

    Seyed Ehsan Razavi (b. Sep 05, 1981) received his BSc in Electrical Engineering (2006), MSc in Control Engineering (2008), PhD in Control Engineering (2014). Now he is Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Department in Islamic Azad University, Mashhad Branch, Mashhad, Iran. His current research interests are Control Theory,Biomedical Engineering, Nanoparticles,Image Processing and Hyperthermia.He has authored several book chapters and published more than 22 papers in journals and conferences.

    Research Interest: Control Systems, Control of Biological Systems, Biomedical Engineering , Hyperthermia, Large Scale Systems , Nanoparticles.


    List of Publications: 

    Journal Papers :

    [1] S. Ehsan Razavi, Hamed Khodadadi, "Medical Brain Images Segmentation Using a Graph Based Method', BRAIN. Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience,Vol.10,Issue.2,(2019-In Press). (ISI)

    [2] S. Ehsan Razavi, Mohsen Ghodsi, Hamed Khodadadi," Voltage Stability Enhancement Along with Line Congestion Reduction Using UPFC and Wind Farm Allocation and Sizing by Two Different Evolutionary Algorithms",  Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering,Springer,Vol.480, pp 497-508,(2018).(ISI)

    [3] S. Ehsan Razavi, " A Neural Controller for Online Laser Power Adjustment during the Heat Therapy Process in the Presence of Nanoparticles" , Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine – Springer,VOL 17,Issues65 (2017). ( ISI)

     [4] S. Ehsan Razavi ," A Closed Loop Control Approach for Online Laser Power Adjustment during Heat Therapy Process in the Presence of Nanoparticles", Lasers in Engineering, PHILADELPHIA,University, USA,VOL 32- Number 1-3(2016).( ISI)

    [5] S. Ehsan Razavi,Mohammad Ali Nekoui ,Mohammad Reza Jahed-Motlagh,"A Novel Approach to Control the  Temperature of Nanoparticles’ Targeted Site", Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience- American Scientific Publishers ,Vol 12-492-500 (2015). (ISI) 

    [6] Alireza Alfi, S.Ehsan Razavi and Amir Hassannia," GA-Based Fuzzy State Feedback Controller applied to a Nonlinear Power System", The Journal of American Science, 2012.(ISI)

    [7] Hamed Khodadadi, S. Ehsan Razavi and Hossein Ahmadi-Noubari," A Comparison between Neural Networks and Wavelet Networks in Nonlinear System Identification",

     Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology,2012.(ISI)

    [8] S. Ehsan Razavi, Abdollah Babaei,"New Technique to improve Power System Stabilizer performance by Genetic Algorithm",",The Journal of American Science, 2011. (ISI)

     [9] S. Ehsan Razavi, A. Babaei," Modification of IEEE Model for Metal Oxide Arresters     Against Transient Impulses Using Genetic Algorithms",Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 2011.(ISI)

    [10] S. Ehsan Razavi, "Shift Register Design Using D-Flip flop with Low Power Consumption and High Speed", International Journal of Science and Advanced Technology, 2011.

    [11] S. Ehsan Razavi , Hamed Khodadadi, M.Nasser Moghaddasi," Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition Using Wavelet Transform" International Journal of Science and Advanced Technology, 2011.

    [12] Alireza Alfi, Alireza Khosravi, Seyyed Ehsan Razavi," bee algoritm based nolinear optimal control applied to a continuous stirred –tank chemical reactor", Global Journal of Pure & Applied Science and Technology,2011.

     [13] S. Ehsan Razavi, M. Ali Nekoui and Mohammad Ravari "Near optimum control of large scale systems:Synchronous turbo generator system as a case study", International Review of Automatic Control, 2009.

    [14] S. Ehsan Razavi, Hooshang Aminelahi" The near-optimum rules for linear time, large scale systems", European Journal of Scientific Research, 2009.

    conference Papers:

    [1] S. Ehsan Razavi,"A New Method to Design Aircraft Controller for Improving Longitudinal Maneuvers Capability", 91st International conferences on Engineering and Natural Science (ICENS 2016), ISBN: 978-93-86083-34-0.

    [2] Seyed Ehsan Razavi,"Medical image of region using graph-based method", The 2nd International Conference on Science & Engineering, 18 th of March 2016 –Istanbul-Turkey.

    [3] S. Ehsan Razavi; Javad Royaei; Mehdi Bahadorzadeh," Design a low current and high speed shift register based on D type flip flop", The Fourth International Conference on e-Technologies and Networks for Development (ICeND2015)-IEEE . 

     [4] S. Ehsan Razavi, Mehdi Bahadorzade & Hossein Bolandpour , “Application of Signal             Processing and Pattern Recognition By Wavelet Transform”, The Third International Conference on Informatics Engineering and Information Science Lods University of  Technology, Poland September 22-24, 2014.

    [5] S. E. Razavi, M. R. Jahedmotlagh, A. Shiri and H. Amin Elahi “Near optimum control of large scale systems: Synchronous turbo generator system as a case study”, International University Power Engineering Conference (Upec 2007).

    [6] S.Ehsan Razavi,A.Babaei, S.A.Kamali and A. Gholami “Performance Improvement of Power System Stabilizer by Genetic Algorithm for One Machine Infinite Bus System”, International University Power Engineering Conference(Upec 2007).

    Books :

    1. S.Ehsan Razavi ,"Linear Control System",  ISBN:978-600-6894-09-6,Mashhad,2013. 

    2. S.Ehsan Razavi,Bahram Manoochehri , "Electrical Circuit Analysis", ISBN:978-964-6663-39-7,Tehran,2006. 

    20. Honors and Award:

    - Rank 1 of an entrance exam of a Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Islamic Azad University (2009).

    - Rank 1 among graduate students of Control Engineering at Islamic Azad University (2008).

    - Rank 1 among instructors Islamic Azad University of Mashhad - Electrical Group (2008).

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