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Prof. Osman Adiguzel, Firat University, Turkey

Speech Title: On the Use of Physics-aided Machine Learning for Computational Imaging

George Barbastathis received the Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1993 from the National Technical University of Athens and the MSc and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering in 1994 and 1997, respectively, from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech.) After post-doctoral work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he joined the faculty at MIT in 1999, where he is now Professor of Mechanical Engineering and holds the Singapore Research endowed chair. He has worked or held visiting appointments at Harvard University, the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Centre, the National University of Singapore, and the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (密西根交大学院) in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China. His research interests are in machine learning and optimization for computational imaging and inverse problems; and optical system design, including artificial optical materials and interfaces. He is member of the Society for Photo Instrumentation Engineering (SPIE), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE), and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). In 2010 he was elected Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA) and is presently serving as Associate Editor for the journal Optica.

Assoc. Prof. Kheng Lim Goh, Newcastle University in Singapore, Singapore

Speech Title: Materials Design & Sustainability

Assoc. Prof. Kheng Lim Goh (FIMechE, CEng, CPhys) is Associate Professor and Reader of Materials Technology at Newcastle University, Singapore campus. He is also the Director of Research at the Singapore campus. His research interest lies in Materials Technology with a particular focussed on fibre reinforced composites, covering the basic understanding of the physical properties, manufacturing, deployment, end of life and implications for sustainability. He holds the position of Reader in Mechanics of Composite Materials at Newcastle University in Singapore. He is the author of the book: 'Discontinuous-fibre reinforced composites: fundamentals of stress transfer and fracture mechanics'. He has published over 100 journal papers on Materials Technology-related topics. He has also been invited to present his work, as keynote and plenary speaker, at international conferences. In recent times, these talks covered Materials Technology driven by the sustainability message underpinned by the climate existential agenda.

Prof. Osman Adiguzel, Firat University, Turkey

Speech Title: Structural Changes and Lattice Reactions for Thermoelastic and Superelastic Behavior of Shape Memory Alloys

Dr. Osman Adiguzel graduated from Department of Physics, Ankara University, Turkey in 1974 and received PhD- degree from Dicle University, Diyarbakir-Turkey. He studied at Surrey University, Guildford, UK, as a post doctoral research scientist in 1986-1987, and his studies focused on shape memory alloys. He worked as research assistant, 1975-80, at Dicle University and shifted to Firat University in 1980. He became professor in 1996, and he has been retired due to the age limit of 67, following academic life of 45 years. He published over 80 papers in international and national journals; He joined over 120 conferences and symposia in international and national level as Plenary Speaker, Keynote Speaker, Invited speaker, speaker or Poster presenter. He served the program chair or conference chair/co-chair in some of these activities. In particular, he joined in last six years (2014 - 2019) over 60 conferences as Speaker, Keynote Speaker and Conference Co-Chair organized by different companies in different countries. Additionally, he retired at the end of November 2019, and contributed with Keynote/Plenary Speeches over 60 Virtual/Webinar Conferences, due to the coronavirus outbreak in two year of his retirement, 2020 and 2021. Dr. Adiguzel served his directorate of Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Firat University in 1999-2004. He supervised 5 PhD- theses and 3 M. Sc theses. He is also technical committee member of many conferences. He received a certificate which is being awarded to him and his experimental group in recognition of significant contribution of 2 patterns to the Powder Diffraction File – Release 2000. The ICDD (International Centre for Diffraction Data) also appreciates cooperation of his group and interest in Powder Diffraction File. Scientific fields of Dr. Adiguzel: Shape memory effect and displacive phase transformations in shape memory alloys and other alloys, molecular dynamics simulations, alloy modeling, electron microscopy, electron diffraction, x-ray diffraction and crystallography .

Prof. Yaser Abdulaziz Hadi, Yanbu Industrial College, Saudi Arabia

Speech Title: Friction Stir Welding Heat Energy and Force Modeling

The speaker holds the title of Professor and is a member of the faculty in Yanbu Industrial College's Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology. He has more than 27 research articles that have been published in journals and worldwide scientific conference proceedings, spent more than 34 years at the college, up until earned the professorship. As the college's deputy managing director and afterwards as a director for more than 13 years, was given the administrative tasks, oversaw a number of administrative and academic bodies. Awarded the first place prize in scientific advances in the field of mechanical engineering at the level of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 1995. Received a PhD from the University of Bradford, UK, in 2002. Took a sabbatical from the University of Maryland, USA, in 2012. Author of two novels, one of which is literary and the other scientific, who writes for Al-Madina newspaper.

Prof. Tsair-Wang CHUNG, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

Speech Title: Optimization of the Extraction System of Total Phenolic from Garcia mangostana using Response Surface Methodology

Chair Professor Tsair-Wang CHUNG received his Ph.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering from University of Missouri-Columbia (USA) in 1993. He was appointed as a research Scientist in Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan) in 1993 and appointed as a Professor of Chemical Engineering in Chung Yuan Christian University (Taiwan) in 1995. Currently, he is a principal investigator with the production and application of biomaterials, separation and purification processes/automatic devices. He has authored or co-author more than 200 research papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. His current research interests include sustainable biomaterials and mechanical devices for the separation process, and biomass energy technology. Dr. Chung served as the Vice President, Dean of College of Engineering, Dean of Industry-Academia Cooperation, Dean of Research and Development in Chung Yuan Christian University. He received the World’s Top 2% Scientists in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University (USA) and the First Grade Reward of the Talent Scholar from National Science and Technology Council of Taiwan Government.

Prof. Marcelo H. Ang Jr., National University of Singapore

Marcelo H. Ang, Jr. received the B.S. degrees (Cum Laude) in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management Engineering from the De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines, in 1981; the M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1985; and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, in 1986 and 1988, respectively. His work experience include 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 a Professor. In addition to academic and research activities, he is actively involved in the Singapore Robot ic Games as its founding chairman. His research interests span the areas of robotics, mechatronics, automation, computer control, and applications of intelligent systems methodologies.

Prof. Li Cheng, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Chair Professor and Director of Consortium for Sound and Vibration Research (CSVR)

Dr. Li Cheng is currently a Chair Professor and Director of Consortium for Sound and Vibration Research (CSVR) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received his BSc degree from Xi'an Jiaotong University, China and Ph.D. degree from the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (INSA-Lyon), France. He became a faculty member at Laval University, Canada in 1992, rising up to the rank of Full Professor before joining Hong Kong PolyU in 2000. He was the Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering from 2011 to 2014. Dr. Cheng published extensively in the field of sound and vibration, structural health monitoring, smart structure and fluid-structure interaction. He currently serves as Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Sound and Vibration, Associate Editor of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Associate Editor of Structural Health Monitoring: An International Journal and an editorial board member of a few other journals. Dr. Cheng is an elected Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering, a Distinguished Fellow of the International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration (IIAV), a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America, the Acoustical Society of China, IMechE, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics. He was the President of the Hong Kong Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. He is now a Board Director of IIAV (International Institutes of Acoustics and Vibration) and the Vice-president Asia Pacific of I-INCE (International Institutes of Noise Control Engineering).

Prof. Susumu Hara, Nagoya University, Japan

Speech title: “Flying Robot Production Program for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Education”

Susumu Hara received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees from Keio University, Tokyo, Japan in 1992, 1994, and 1996, respectively, all in engineering. From 1995 to 2000, he was a Research Fellow with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. From 1996 to 2000, he was a Visiting Researcher with the Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University. From 1998 to 1999, he was a Visiting Scholar with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley. In 2000, he joined the faculty of Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Japan. In 2008, he joined the faculty of Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, where he is currently a Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering. His current research interests include motion and vibration control of mechanical structures and spacecraft, nonstationary control methods, and control problems of man-machine systems. He is a member of the JSME, SICE, RSJ, IEEJ (Senior Member), JSPE, IEEE (Senior Member), AIAA (Senior Member), and JSASS.

Assoc. Prof. Yao Yan, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Dr Yao Yan is an associate professor in Engineering at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC). Between 2008 and 2014, he undertook his PhD at Tongji University in Shanghai on nonlinear dynamics of time-delayed systems, and was then awarded the Shanghai Excellent Graduates' Dissertation in 2016. During the PhD programme, he was funded by China Scholarship Council to visit the University of Aberdeen in 2012-2013. In 2014-2017, he joined the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the UESTC as a lecturer in mechanical engineering. In 2017, he was promoted to be an associate professor. He has been awarded the Young Scientists Fund of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and the General Program of NSFC on the study of nonlinear dynamics. Since 2012, Dr Yan has published over 20 high-impact peer-reviewed journal papers focusing on the studies of nonlinear dynamics. He is a frequent reviewer for a number of high-impact journals in nonlinear dynamics and control, e.g. Nonlinear Dyn. and Int. J. Mech. Sci..

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