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Engineering Group

Annals of Robotics and Automation

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

    Research Interest: Robotic Surgery

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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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    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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    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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    Alexander Tsouknidas
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Greece
    alextso@auth.gr
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    Research Interest: Hard Tissue Biomechanics, Finite Element Modelling, Implant Design and Preoperative Planning.

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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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    Robotic Modified Orr-Loygue Rectopexy for Internal and External Rectal Prolapse

    Published On: March 11, 2017 | Pages: 001 - 003

    Author(s): Arifa Siddika* and Shahab Siddiqi
    Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/ara.000001

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