Workshop 1: Mechanical Automation
Title: Equipment Automation and Precision Measurement
Keywords: Machine Tools, Machinery Automation, Machine Vision, Precision Measurement, Quality Detection
Summary: Equipment automation is the foundation of intelligence manufacturing and plays an increasingly important role in the industry, agriculture, health care, etc., which shows the characteristics of interdisciplinary integration of optical-electric-mechanical-sensor technology. Precision measurement and detection are important elements of Equipment automation. With the development of computer and artificial intelligence technology, equipment automation is integrating digital and intelligent elements and developing towards the next generation.
This workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry. The goal is to show up-to-date research results in the field of equipment automation and precision measurement.
Chair: Prof. Liming Xu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Shihezi University, China
Liming Xu is a doctoral supervisor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University of China, a senior member of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society, and a member of Manufacturing Technology and Equipment Committee of Shanghai. He presided over more than 20 national and enterprise R&D projects such as National Natural Science Foundation, National Sci. & Tech. Major Project which are based on automotive, steel, and energy industries, etc. Moreover, He published more than 100 academic papers and owns more than 60 national invention patents. He won more than 10 national and provincial Sci. & Tech. awards including Sci. & Tech. Progress First Award of Ministry of Education, Shanghai Technological Innovation First Award, and National Outstanding Patent Award, etc.
Workshop 2: Dynamics Analysis, Analog/Digital Circuit Design and Intelligent Control of Electromechanical Systems and Network
Title: Dynamics analysis, analog/digital circuit design and intelligent control of electromechanical systems and network
Keywords: Electromechanical systems and networks, Dynamical analysis, Analog/digital circuit implementation, Intelligent control, Nonlinearity
Summary: Electromechanical systems and networks are high-precision equipment with featuring complex dynamics and they are widely applied in engineering applications such as industrial robot, machine tool and aerospace. Dynamical analysis is essential to reveal their motion processes andevolution paths. Implementing an analog/digital circuit experiment proves the dynamical analysis results at hardware level through frequency transfer function and differential algorithm and provides a reference of engineering development. In practical applications, there exist problems such as inherent nonlinearities, dead-zone, state constraints, computational resource limitations. Moreover, there are inevitable disturbances such as temperature variation, mechanical shock and magnetic field interference, which influence the stability and even jeopardize such systems. Thus, it is important to investigate their inherent dynamic behaviors and then propose intelligent control schemes to deal with such issues.
This workshop proposes to bring together the research contributions provided by the research groups. And the goal is to show advanced research results in the field of analog/ digital circuit design and intelligent control.
Chair: Prof. Shaohua Luo, School of Mechanical Engineering, Guizhou University, China
Shaohua Luo is currently a doctoral supervisor at the School of Mechanical Engineering, Guizhou University. He is a provincial outstanding young scientific and technological talents, leader of provincial university innovation research group and special invited expert of ‘Enterprise Innovation Post’. His research interests include the dynamics analysis of special electromechanical systems and network, analog/digital circuit design and intelligent control, adaptive and optimal controls, application of artificial intelligence technology in electromechanical systems and network. In recent years, He has presided over several research projects supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the Provincial Natural Science Foundation of China and participated in several research works such as the National 863 Program and the National Natural Science Foundation of China, e.g., key projects, general projects and international (regional) cooperation and exchange projects. He has authored 25 invention patents and published more than 40 papers in the authoritative academic journals such as IEEE Trans. Cybern., IEEE Trans. Neural Netw. Learn. Syst., IEEE Trans. Fuzzy Syst. and IEEE Trans. Ind. Electron.
Co-Chair: Assoc. Prof. Junxing Zhang, State Key Laboratory of Public Big Data, Guizhou University, China
Junxing Zhang is currently a master supervisor at the State Key Laboratory of Public Big Data, Guizhou University. He is a member of the CAA, a lifelong member of the Intelligent Manufacturing Professional Committee of the Chinese Artificial Intelligence Society, and a peer review expert of international top journals such as IEEE TNNLSs and ISA Transactions. His research interests include the application of industrial big data and computational intelligence in adaptive control of electromechanical systems, advanced control (adaptive control, optimal control, and active fault-tolerant control) and learning optimization of complex industrial intelligent manufacturing systems, and the development of intelligent complex equipment. In recent years, He has undertaken research on over 10 research projects supported by the National Key R&D Program, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (key, general, and regional projects), the National Intelligent Manufacturing New Model Application Project, and the Provincial Natural Science Foundation, Guizhou University ESI Potential Discipline Enhancement Program key projects. He has published more than 10 papers in authoritative academic journals and authored more than 30 patents (including Chinese invention patents, USA invention patents).
Workshop 3: Mechatronic System Design
Title: Robot Kinematics, Dynamics
Keywords: Industrial Robot, Bionic Robot, Electromechanical System, Kinematics, Dynamics, Machine Vision
Summary: The appearance and development of robots change human beings' work and lifestyle enormously and enhance the progress and development of society significantly. The combination of robot technology and multidisciplinary theory supported by governments and institutes is the research focus of worldwide academia and engineering field.
This workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry on the application and development of industrial robots, the structural design and control of bionic robots, and mechatronics equipment and system design. We encourage prospective authors to submit related distinguished research papers on innovation and optimization design of bionic robots configuration, modeling and control of robot kinematics and dynamics, and dynamic characteristic analysis of robots, machine vision and image processing which include image processing, visual servo control, identification and location of robot vision, photoelectricity online examination technology.
Chair: Prof. Liangwen Wang, Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, China
Liangwen Wang works as a professor and doctoral supervisor at Zhengzhou University of Light Industry. Besides he serves as the chief electromechanical engineer of the national first-class enterprises in China and was selected as a national outstanding teacher, an outstanding craftsman talent of Henan Province, an academic leader of key disciplines of Henan Province, the head of the innovation team "Research and application of key technologies for the design and operation of mechanical (light industry) equipment" of Henan Province, an academic and technical leader of Henan Province Education Department, and an outstanding leader of industrial new product and new technology development of Henan Province. He is the reviewer of Science and Technology Key Project of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, National Higher Education Teaching Achievement Award of the Ministry of Education of China. Moreover, he is the reviewer of many important journals at home and abroad. He has hosted and participated in 6 projects supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, 1 project supported by National Science and Technology Support Program of China, 3 projects supported by National Torch Program of China and more than 10 provincial projects in recent years. He published more than 160 academic papers in domestic and international journals. He completed 39 provincial-level scientific and technological achievement appraisal projects and won 10 provincial and ministerial-level scientific and technological progress awards and 30 departmental-level scientific and technological progress awards. He owns more than 80 national patents (software copyrights) including 50 invention patents. Through the mode of industry-university-research cooperation, he has been engaged in the research and development of electromechanical products for 30 years and has accumulated experience in developing nearly 100 electromechanical products, which made outstanding contributions to the development of related industries and the local economy.
Workshop 4 : Surface Modification and Additive Manufacturing Technology
Title: Surface Coatings and Functionalization and Additive Manufacturing(3D printing)Technology
Keywords: Thin-film Technology and Application, Functionalization Coatings, Micro- or Nano-Functional Material Coatings and Technology, Thermal Spraying Coatings and Other Surace Cladding Technology, Additive Manufacturing Technology
Summary: Surface coatings and functionalization, and additive manufacturing(3D printing)technology are playing increasingly important roles in the innovation-driven development of countries or regions around the world, which shows the characteristics of interdisciplinary integration and deep integration. These technologies, fabricated materials, and components are some of the most active research areas in the interdisciplinary fields of material science engineering, advanced manufacturing technologies and industry applications.
This workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry. The other goal is to show the latest research results in the field of surface modification and additive manufacturing technology. We encourage prospective authors to submit related distinguished research papers on the subject of both: material design and forming technology research.
Chair: Assoc. Prof. Yingchun Wang, Henan University of Technology, China
Yingchun Wang received her BS degree at Polytechnology Northwest University and accomplished her doctoral degree at shanghai Jiaotong University. She is a master tutor at Henan University of Technology, director of Joint R&D Center for Wear-resistant and Corrosion-resistant Petroleum Parts, member of Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Jiangyan scholar member of Zhenjiang city. She presided and attended over more than 10 national projects supported by National Natural Science Foundation, Chinese National Programs for High Technology Research and Development, National 973 Projects, etc. She presided and attended over 6 main industral Research and Development projects. Moreover, She published more than 40 academic papers including over 20 papers indexed by SCI and Ei and owns more than 2 national invention patents.
Workshop 5: Mechanical Tribology and Surface Technology
Title: Nanomaterials in Anti-wear and Friction Reduction
Keywords: Nanomaterials, Nanostructures, surface technology, Anti-wear, Lubrication.
Summary: The unexpected failure of equipment usually causes disastrous consequences, and more than half of the accidents can be attributed to the failure of lubrication or excessive wear. Therefore, with the ever-growing complexity and precision of modern equipment, long-term and effective lubricating become rather important. Benefiting from the unique characteristics of nanomaterials, the family of nano additives and nanostructures has arisen increased interest in anti-wear and friction reduction.
This workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry. The goal is to show up-to-date research results in the field of nanomaterials in anti-wear and friction reduction.
Chair: Dr. Cheng-Feng Du, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
Cheng-Feng Du is a doctoral supervisor at Northwestern Polytechnical University and serves as the reviewer board member of Nanomaterials and the review editor of Frontiers. Meanwhile, he is a member of the Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society, Chinese Chemical Society, and The Electrochemical Society Singapore. He presided over 6 R&D projects including 2 National Natural Science Foundations, and received the subsidize as “Post-doctoral Innovative Talents”. His research interest focuses on the surface and interfacial properties of two-dimensional materials. To date, He published more than 100 academic papers in international journals, including Nature communications, Advanced Energy Materials, Tribology International, etc. His total citation is 2493 and the H-factor is 26.
Co-Chair: Dr. Qing Zhou, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
Qing Zhou received his Ph.D. degree in material science and engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, in 2017. After that, he has worked at Northwestern Polytechnical University, China, as an associate professor. From 2021, he worked at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT, Germany) as a post-doctor. His research areas cover design, fabrication, and characterization of high-performance alloy materials, modeling and simulation of tribological behavior of metal composites, etc.
Workshop 6: Intelligent/Intelligent Connected Vehicles Control
Title:Dynamics control or energy management of intelligent/intelligent connected vehicles
Keywords: Vehicle Engineering, Intelligent/intelligent connected vehicles, Trajectory planning, Trajectory tracking, Speed planning，Energy management.
Summary: Intelligent vehicles are the commanding heights of global vehicle technology now and in the future, which will bring revolutionary changes to the vehicle, transportation and city. The important research contents of intelligent vehicles are trajectory planning and tracking, speed planning and energy management, which are the most important contents in the development of intelligent/intelligent connected vehicles.This workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry. The goal is to show up-to-date research results in the field of Intelligent/intelligent networked vehicles control.
Chair: Assoc. Prof. Zhigen Nie, Kunming University of Science and Technology, China.
Zhigen Nie received the Ph.D. degree in vehicle engineering with Jilin University, Changchun, China, in 2014. He was with the China Automotive Engineering Research Institute and Chongqing Changan Automobile Company Ltd., in 2011 and 2015, respectively. And, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher with LIS Lab (UMR CNRS 7020), Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France, from 2019 to 2021. Since 2019, he has been an Associate Professor with the Faculty of Transportation Engineering, Kunming University of Science and Technology. He has now published more than SCI/EI 30 papers as a First author in the mainstream vehicle journals. His research interests include the vehicle system modeling and control, intelligent vehicles control, parameter identification, state estimation, new energy vehicles control, overall optimization of pedestrian, vehicle and road, energy management and fault tolerant control of vehicles. He is a Reviewer of multiple journals, including the International Journal of Heavy Vehicle System, VSD, TVT, etc.
Workshop 7: Advanced Materials Design and Manufacturing
Title: Powder Metallurgy and Additive Manufacturing
Keywords: Materials Design & Manufacturing, Powder Metallurgy, Additive Manufacturing, Process Control and Optimization
Summary: The design and manufacturing of high-performance materials have played significant roles in many key industrial areas. Compared with the traditional subtractive manufacturing methods, the equal or additive manufacturing techniques demonstrate their specific and unique advantages. Especially for the fabrication of those difficult machined materials or the materials with complex geometry, composition/structure, as well as the desired properties, the powder metallurgy (PM) and additive manufacturing (AM) methods paved a fast and convenient way.
This workshop aims to bring together the researchers and engineers in PM and AM fields to show their latest achievements in the design and manufacturing of advanced materials for different requirements.
Chair: Prof. Xizhong An, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China
Dr. Xizhong An got his Ph.D degree from University of Science and Technology Beijing in 2002, and currently he is working as a full professor and director of Institute of Particle Technology in Northeastern University. Prof. An’s research interests include: numerical and physical studies on particle packing, powder processing, granular matter, powder metallurgy, additive manufacturing, etc. In recent years, he has undertaken more than 30 projects from overseas, Chinese government and enterprises. More than 200 papers were published, including one book chapter and >160 SCI journal papers. 28 patents were authorized. Many honors and awards were received in recent years. He is the executive director of National Materials New Technology Development Research Institute; Director of Chinese Society of Micro-Nano Technology; Director of Chinese Society of Particuology; Vice president of Liaoning Society of Particuology; Senior Adjunct Research Fellow of Monash University; Fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials (FIAAM); Professional Committee Member of the Chemical Industrial and Engineering Society of China. Member of editorial board for many domestic and international journals.
Workshop 8: Biomass-derived new materials
Keywords:Bio-based materials, Sustainable materials, Environment-friendly materials, Functional materials, Biomass resources, Natural polymers, Nanocellulose
Summary: The source of materials and energy is gradually shifting from petrochemical resources to biomass resources, which can especially deal with the carbon tax issue of carbon neutrality action. Consequently, biomass as the underlying raw substances of materials plays an important role on the development of new materials, which are recognized as bio-based materials. This kind of materials exhibit many advantages including environment-friendliness to meeting sustainable development strategy, and even degradability for preventing “white” pollution, etc... The bio-based materials can be derived from natural polymers by chemical or physical modification, or from biomass resources via the process of biorefinery and then polymerization. Recently, nanocellulose, which is extracted from biomass resources containing lignocellulose, draws attention to develop high-performance and functional materials.
This workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry. The goal is to show up-to-date research results in the field of biomass-derived new materials.
Chair: Prof. Jin Huang, Southwest University, China
Jin Huang obtained Ph.D degree in Wuhan University, and serves as the full-professor in Southwest University (China) and as the director of “Chongqing Key Laboratory of Soft-Matter Material Chemistry and Function Manufacturing”. He carried out scientific research at Institute of Chemistry (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Wuhan University of Technology, Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, etc. His research focuses on "Polymer-Centered Soft-Matter Materials", "Sustainable Chemistry and Materials", "Flexible Materials and Devices", "Advanced Materials Manufacturing", etc. Especially, the topic research on "cellulose nanocrystals-based materials" has achieved great progress. So far, he has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers, and edited 3 monographs and wrote 8 book chapters. Moreover, He is the editor-in-chief of “Current Engineering Letters” and the editorial board member of “Biomimetics” and “Advanced Composites and Hybrid Materials”.
Co-chair 1: Assoc. Prof. Lin Gan, Southwest University, China
Mr. Lin Gan obtained Ph. D degree in Sun Yat-Sen University, and serves as a full associated professor in Southwest University (China) and the chief of the Teaching and Researching Department in Polymers, and the director of International Joint Research Centre of Southwest University and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. His research focuses on “Optical and Electric Functional Polymers”, “Biomass Polymer”, and “Biomimetic and Meta Structure of Polymeric Materials”. Especially, the topic research on "achiral assembly-induced photobleaching-free emission" has achieved great progress. He has published more than 60 papers and wrote 3 book chapters.
Co-Chair 2: Prof. Jian Sun, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Dr. Jian Sun received his Ph.D. degree from Institute of Process Engineering (Chinese Academy of Sciences), and serves as a full-professor in Beijing Institute of Technology (China). His research interests focus on ionic liquids and green process engineering of renewable carbon resources (e.g. biomass and CO2). His current projects include “Advanced biomass materials”, “Polymeric ionic liquids”, “Ionogels”, and “Polymeric semiconductors”. He has published over 90 SCI papers and has more than 25 authorized invention patents. He serves as Editorial Board Member or Youth Editorial Board Member of several international journals including Green Energy and Resources, InfoMat, Energy & Environmental Materials, Green Chemical Engineering, Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, and Collagen and Leather.
Workshop 9: Nanomaterials and Nanostructures
Title： Nanomaterials and Nanostructures: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications
Keywords: Nanomaterials, Synthesis, Properties, Applications
Summary: Nanotechnology are the emerging disciplines developing rapidly in the 21st century. The miniaturization, intelligence, high integration, high-density storage and ultra-fast transmission of components require smaller material size and higher material properties. With the development of technology, nanostructures and nanomaterials meet the demand for materials and play a very important role.
This workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry. The goal is to show up-to-date research results in the field of nanomaterials and nanostructures: synthesis, properties, and applications.
Chair: Assoc. Prof. Yanhui Niu, Guizhou Education University , Guiyang, China
Yanhui Niu is an associate professor at Guizhou Education University, a PhD at the Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences and a Head of the Materials Science and Engineering Department. She Mainly engaged in the preparation, adsorption properties and electrochemical properties of nanomaterials. She has presided over or participated in 8 scientific research projects such as National Natural Science Foundation, Science and Technology Fund project of Guizhou Province. Major Project which are based on adsorption and electrochemical properties of nanomaterials. She published more than 20 academic papers and owns 5 national invention patents.
Workshop 10: Precision and Non-traditional Machining Technology
Title: Non-traditional Technology for precision machining
Keywords: precision machining, waterjet machining, laser machining, electrical discharge machining, ultrasonic machining, electrochemical machining
Summary: Precision and non-traditional machining technology is a significantly important part in the machining and manufacturing field. Many special materials like ceramics, alloys, fiber reinforced composites, metal matrix composites, etc., cannot be precisely processed by traditional mechanical methods. As more precision parts and equipment are required in the industrial, defense, electronic, and manufacturing fields, non-traditional methods like laser, waterjet, electrical discharge, ultrasonic, etc. are making great contributions. This workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry. The goal is to show up and share the latest achievements on precision and non-traditional machining technology obtained by the researchers.
Chair: Assoc. Prof. Deng Li, Wuhan University, China
Deng Li is a doctoral supervisor at Wuhan University, a senior member of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society. He received a bachelor’s degree and a doctor’s degree both at School of Powder and Mechanical Engineering of Wuhan University, and studied at University of Illinois of Urbana-Champaign (in USA) as a joint PhD candidate from 2014-2016. He worked at School of Mechanical Science & Engineering of Huazhong University of Science and Technology as a postdoctor from 2017-2019. His research interests include abrasive waterjet cutting, pulsed waterjet penning, waterjet polishing, high-efficient waterjet design and applications, etc. He presided over 15 R&D projects, including 2 National Natural Science Foundations and 2 China Postdoctoral Science Foundations. He published more than 60 academic papers, and owns more than 50 granted d national invention patents. He also won 10 prizes, including 3 Ministerial and Provincial-Level Science and Technology First Awards.
Workshop 11: Advanced Manufacturing, Laser Manufacturing, Green Manufacturing, New Materials Processing
Title: New material, process and equipment centering on advanced laser manufacturing
Keywords: Laser Manufacturing, Green Manufacturing, New material and Process, Process Control and Equipment.
Summary: Laser manufacturing, characterizing with high efficiency, good quality, green and other excellent merits, has been widely used in industry, information, medical and other fields, becoming an indispensable core technology in field of advanced manufacturing. Facing the new challenges in advanced manufacturing, such as higher accuracy and complexity, more demands for new materials, more stringent requirements for green manufacturing, researches for new material, new process, process control, equipment and other applied technologies centering on laser manufacturing have become hot topics in both industrial and academic fields. This workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry. The goal is to show up-to-date research results in the field of advanced laser manufacturing.
Chair: Assoc. Prof. Rong Chen, China University of Geosciences, China
Rong Chen received her Ph.D degree at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2018. She was a senior research fellow in City University of Hong Kong from 2019-2020. She is now a master’s supervisor at China Univeristy of Geosciences, Wuhan. Her research mainly focuses on laser manufacturing, such as laser welding, laser cladding, and laser 3D printing. So far, she has published more than 20 academic papers including Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Corrosion Science, Materials Science and Engineering: A, etc. She presided 3 government sponsored projects including National Natural Science Foundation (youth Project), Wuhan Innovation Fundation, etc.
Workshop 12: Precision and Ultra-precision Machining
Summary: Precision and ultra-precision machining is an important part of advanced manufacturing. The processing of key components such as precision screws, precision gears, precision worm gears, precision guide rails and precision bearings often involves Precision and ultra-precision machining and plays an important role in the manufacturing industry. With the newer iterations of industrial equipment and process technology, Precision and ultra-precision machining is advancing to nanometer precision or milli-micron precision. This workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry. The goal is to show up-to-date research results in the field of equipment automation and precision measurement.
Chair: Prof. Xiaohong Zhang, College of Mechanical Engineering, Hunan Institute of Science and Technology, China
Workshop 13: Inorganic-organic hybrid materials
Title： Metal organic frameworks: synthesis, derivation, and application
Keywords: Metal organic framework, environmental treatment, energy storage, electrocatalysis, drug carrier
Summary: Metal organic frameworks (MOFs), a kind of inorganic−organic hybrid materials, are consisting of ordered metal ions and organic ligands. The flexible combination of metal ions and organic linkers enable the adjustment of functions of MOFs, leading to excellent electric/optical/thermal/magnetic properties. To date, thousands of MOFs with desired properties have been synthesized by many professional research groups. Furthermore, some derivation techniques (such as calcination, ionic exchange and so on) are available to convert MOFs into various functional materials such as carbon, oxide, metal, sulfide, nitride, single atom catalysts, as well as composite. Both MOFs and their derivatives have shown great promising in many fields, such as environment treatment, energy conversion/storage device, chemical catalysis, biosensors, drug carriers, and so on.
This workshop aims to bring together the research achievements in the fields of MOFs, which are focusing on the design, functionalization, derivation and their application fields. Multidisciplinary approaches are welcomed.
Chair: Assoc. Prof. Maiyong Zhu, Jiangsu University, China
Maiyong Zhu is currently an associate professor in Jiangsu University. During 2020 ~ 2021, he served as a visiting scholar conducting research work at Kyoto University (Japan) under the support of China Scholarship Council. The current research interest of Zhu's group covers several subjects in the field of advanced functional nanomaterials varying from noble metals, metal oxides/sulfides/carbides/nitrides, carbon, conducting polymers to metal organic frameworks. The application areas of these materials developed by his group include environmental treatment, chemical catalysis, and energy storage and conversion.
Workshop 14: Experimental measurement and numerical simulation of advanced composite materials and structures
Title： Advanced measurement technologies and numerical simulation
Keywords: experimental measurement, numerical simulation, damage detection, additive manufacturing, advanced composite structure
Summary: Experimental and computational mechanics play an important role in the structural reliability verification of industrial equipment. With the rapid development of intelligent additive manufacturing and aerospace defense equipment, it is faced with the challenges of online/real-time/internal digital measurement and numerical simulation under high and low temperature, ultra-high sound velocity and complex scenes. Experiment and computational mechanics are rapidly fusing multidisciplinary knowledge to develop new measurement and simulation methods. This seminar aims to collect the research results provided by academic and industrial researchers, including but not limited to the research directions of these concerns: new methods and technologies for real-time high-speed measurement and internal damage detection of experimental mechanics, application of experimental mechanics in advanced composite materials and structures, solid-liquid thermal simulation based on CAE software, machine learning and numerical simulation methods based on experimental data, data-driven computational mechanics and experimental inverse analysis methods.
Chair: Prof. Zhenkun Lei, Dalian University and Technology, China
Zhenkun Lei is currently working in Department of Engineering Mechanics of Dalian University of Technology, a member of State Key Laboratory of Structural Analysis, Optimization and CAE Software for Industrial Equipment, and a member of Chinese Experimental Mechanics Society. He presided over and participated in more than 20 national and enterprise projects, such as NSFC and C919 Aircraft. His research focuses on the mechanical behavior of advanced composite structures using finite element modeling and advanced experimental measurement techniques. He has published 2 books, more than 200 journal papers.
Co-Chair： Prof. Ruixiaing Bai, Dalian University and Technology, China
Ruixiang Bai is currently working in Department of Engineering Mechanics of Dalian University of Technology, a member of State Key Laboratory of Structural Analysis, Optimization and CAE Software for Industrial Equipment. His main research directions include micromechanical analysis and design of advanced materials, damage and bearing capacity of damaged engineering structures, dynamics and fault diagnosis of composite structures, analysis and numerical simulation of composite engineering structures, repair and strengthening mechanism of damaged engineering structures. He has presided over and participated in a number of major national projects and NSFC projects. In recent years, he has been responsible for more than 20 projects of failure behavior test and numerical simulation of composite structures in aerospace engineering, such as national large aircraft and lunar exploration. Nearly 200 academic papers have been published, and more than 50 papers have been indexed by SCI.
Workshop 15: Micro and Nanostructures in Sensors and Actuators
Keywords: Micro/Nano fabrication, Micro/Nano structure, Sensors & actuators, MEMS, BioMEMS
Summary: With the rapid development of micro- and nano-scale manufacturing technology and material science, sensors and actuators have been being miniaturized and integrated into microsystems, especially for wearable or implantable devices. Micro/nanostructures in the sensors and actuators leverage unique micro- and nano-scale phenomena significantly different from those in the macro-scale world. These micro/nanostructures have several merits to be developed to provide rapid, accurate, and robust analysis & control. Accordingly, this workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry. The goal is to show up-to-date research results in the field of (1) novel methodological developments in micro/nano structures used for sensors & actuators; (2) novel designs, fabrication, and applications of sensors & actuators (e.g., micro/nanofluidic sensors, wearable or implantable sensors & actuators, etc.).
Chair: Prof. Cong Wang, China University of Geosciences, China
Cong Wang is a doctoral supervisor at China University of Geosciences, Wuhan. He received the B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering & Automation from Beijing University of Chemical Technology and the Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at Sogang University, Seoul, Korea. Before joining China University of Geosciences as a professor of Mechanical Engineering in spring 2022, he worked as a postdoctoral associate at Sogang University and Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), respectively. His research interests cover micro/nano fabrication, micro/nanofluidics, electrokinetics, biosensor, and bioMEMS. He presided and attended 12 domestic/overseas national research foundation projects. Moreover, he published more than 20 academic papers including Nano Energy, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, Lab on a Chip, etc. and owns 3 national invention patents.
Workshop 16: Thermal Vibration, Dynamic Modeling, Advanced Fiber-reinforced Laminates, Sandwich Materials, Functional Gradient Materials, Composite structures, Thermal Environment
Title: Thermal Vibration Modeling, Analysis and Experimental Studies of Advanced Composite Beams, Plates, and Shells
Keywords: Advanced Composite Structures, Dynamic Modeling, Thermal Vibration, Test Method, Anti-vibration.
Summary:Currently, high-performance advanced composite materials such as lightweight and high-strength fiber-reinforced laminates, sandwich materials, and functional gradient materials are widely used in aerospace, marine, weapons, etc. They are usually in-service in various thermal environments, which will make these composite materials and structures undergo weakened stiffness and strength, and dynamic fatigue problems after a period of servicing time, thus causing a possible catastrophic accident for the whole working components and systems. However, the lack of relevant experimental and theoretical studies of composite structures made by these advanced materials on vibration and thermodynamic has seriously limited their application and promotion of mechanical performance. This report mainly discusses the thermal vibration modeling, analysis and experimental studies of advanced composite beams, plates and shells. The research results can provide technical support for the application of such advanced composite structures in various engineering fields.
Chair: Prof. Hui Li, Northeastern University, China
Hui Li is a professor at Northeastern University, China. He has presided over more than 10 national and enterprise R&D projects from National Natural Science Foundation, Major Projects of Aero-engines and Gas Turbines, etc. He has published more than 40 top-level SCI papers, 40 EI papers and 70 invention patents. He won The First Prize for Natural Science Academic Achievement in Liaoning Province, The Second Prize for Technological Invention of the Chinese Society of Vibration Engineering, etc. His research interest includes nonlinear dynamics, vibration & impact modeling, and thermal dynamic evaluation of hybrid and multifunctional composite materials and structures.
Workshop 17: Rational design of novel carbon materials and their applications in photo(electro)catalysis
Title: Energy Conversion and Storage Materials
Keywords: Electrospinning, Lithium-sulfur Batteries, Photocatalysts; Graphene; Carbon nanofiber .
Summary: Rapid development of the modern society is facing great challenges in the ever soaring energy consumption owing to the depletion of fossil fuel. The transformation of abundant solar energy into chemical energy, including photocatalysis, electrochemistry, hydrocarbon conversions, and environmental remediation, has attracted significant interest in recent years. More recently, novel carbon materials such as graphene, carbon nanotubes (CNTs), carbon nanofibers (CNFs), fullerenes, carbon dots, carbon nitride were exploited and used in Photo(electro)catalysis. They can act as conductive additives to improve the transportation of electrons, also, the semiconductor properties further extend the application performances in many exciting fields, including energy conversion and storage, environment purification and many more. Therefore, it is of significant importance to offer an international platform for exploring the design concepts, synthesis routes, and functional applications of novel carbon materials. This workshop aims to collect recent progress and advances the design and functionalization of novel carbon materials, characterization, and evaluation of the performances in Photo(electro)catalysis, environmental science, energy storage and conversion, and green chemical production processes.
Chair: Prof. Peng Zhang, Zhengzhou University, China
Prof. Peng Zhang received his Ph.D. in Materials Physical and Chemistry from Northeast Normal University, China (2014). After postdoctoral research at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Germany, he joined the School of Materials Science and engineering at Zhengzhou University as a full professor (2016). His current research interests focus on low dimensional carbon-based materials and their applications in the fields of clean energy conversion and storage. He serves on the editorial boards/young advisory board of Scientific Report, InfoMat, eScience, EcoMat, Energy & Environmental Materials, etc.
Workshop 18: Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Inspections
Keywords: artificial intelligence, machine learning, intelligent inspection, industrial manufacturing
Summary: In manufacturing industries such as metallurgy, machinery, packaging, etc., inspection is required in all aspects of the manufacturing process, including production process monitoring, production safety monitoring, equipment operation monitoring, product quality monitoring, etc. Artificial intelligence is advancing by leaps and bounds, and industrial inspection is becoming more and more intelligent. In order to make the manufacturing process more stable, efficient, and safe, it is necessary to vigorously develop intelligent inspection technology deeply integrated with the manufacturing process, and continuously improve the automation and intelligence level of the manufacturing process. This workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry. The other goal is to show the latest research results in the field of artificial intelligence in industrial inspections. We encourage prospective authors to submit related distinguished research papers on the subject of visual inspection, defection detection, fault diagnosis, safety monitoring, etc.
Chair: Assoc. Prof. Lizuo Jin, Southeast University, China
Lizuo Jin, received a PhD in Control Science and Engineering from Southeast University in China, and was the Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Industrial Technology, University of Tokyo, and at the National Institute of Information Science in Japan. He is the committee member of Information Fusion Branch of Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and the member of IEEE, ACM, SPIE and Chinese Society of Automation. Moreover, Prof. Jin is mainly engaged in research in the fields of computer vision, artificial intelligence, information fusion, and edge computing, and has published more than 100 research papers in journals and conferences, and owns 20 patents.
Workshop 19: Plastic Forming
Title: Sheet metal forming, Bulk forming, Die and Equipment
Keywords: High strength lightweight components, Sheet metal forming, Bulk forming, Forming process, Die and equipment.
Summary:High strength lightweight components are usually formed from lightweight structural alloys such as high-strength steel, aluminum alloy, magnesium alloy, and titanium alloy. Due to their excellent characteristics of high specific strength, high specific stiffness and excellent lightweight effect, etc, they have been widely used in aerospace, high-speed rail, automobile and other fields. In order to meet the requirements of lightweight, high-performance, and long life of the new generation of carrier equipment, lots of new forming have emerged and become hot research spots in this field. This workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry. The goal is to show up-to-date research results in the field of forming methods of high-strength lightweight components for Carrier Equipment.
Chair: Prof. Yanli Song, Wuhan University of Technology, China
Professor Yanli Song is a doctoral supervisor and the head of the Lightweight Manufacturing Team for Vehicles and Carrier Equipment at Wuhan University of Technology, and the winner of the Hubei Province Youth Science and Technology Plan. He served as a member of the Environmental Protection Professional Committee of the Chinese Plastic Engineering Society. He presided over 20 national and enterprise projects including the National Key R&D Plan, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and the Major Project of Hubei Province for Technological Innovation. He has published over 90 academic papers and monographs, owns 38 authorized invention patents, and formulated 2 national standards. He won the first prize of Hubei Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award, the first prize of China Machinery Industry Science and Technology Award, and other awards. He was also won the Outstanding Young Scholars Award of the China Machinery Manufacturing Technology Association and the IAAM Scientist Medal.
Workshop 20: Mechanical Dynamics and Vibration
Title: Study on Nonlinear Dynamics of Graphene Platelet Reinforced Metal Foams Plate and Shell Structures
Keywords: GPLRMF；Plates and shells; Nonlinear dynamics，Initial geometrical imperfection, Thermal environment.
Summary:Plate and shell structures are widely used in architecture, civil engineering, marine engineering and other fields, which are the main component of the sea, land and air vehicle cabin structures. Thus, the vibration and sound characteristics of the plates have become the research focus in recent years. This project takes graphene platelets reinforced metal foams (GPLRMF) plates and shells as the research object. Based on the first-order shear plate theory, the forced vibration mechanical model of the plate and shells are established. Then, the two-perturbation method, the fourth-order Runge Kutta method, the multi-scale method and Rayleigh integral method are used to analyze the vibration and sound characteristics of the plate structure. Finally, a systematic parameter study is carried out, including the effects of temperature, initial geometric imperfection, and characteristic parameters of graphene composites on the vibration and sound characteristics. The research of this project can provide a solution to the vibration and noise reduction problem of GPLRMF plates.
Chair: Prof. Gui-Lin She, Chongqing University, China
Gui-Lin She, an associate professor and doctoral supervisor of Chongqing University, won the first prize of the 2021 Chongqing Science and Technology Award for Technological Invention, and served as the editorial board member and deputy editor in chief of several international SCI journals. Under the leadership of Professor Luo Jun, he has been engaged in the research on the dynamic behavior of thin-walled structures under strong fluid disturbances for a long time, especially in the fields of nonlinear dynamics, multi field coupling analysis, vibration control, etc., and has achieved a series of internationally recognized research results. The relevant results have been successfully applied to national core technology fields such as multi degree of freedom dynamic experimental devices, complex high mobility dynamic simulation test systems, and special test equipment. In Nonlinear Dynamics, Acta Mechanica Sinica, Int. J. Eng. Sci, Int. J. Mech. Sci., Compos. Struct. and other important academic journals have published over 40 papers, and have received attention and high praise from scholars at home and abroad.
Workshop 21: High-performance manufacturing
Title: Metal forming, Grain refinement, Surface engineering, Nanocrystalline, Automotive, Aerospace engineering, Wear, Corrosion, Fatigue, Multi-physical field assisted manufacturing et al.
Keywords: Metal forming, Grain refinement, Surface engineering, Nanocrystalline, Strength, Wear, Fatigue, Multi-physical field-assisted manufacturing, Ultrasound
Summary: High-performance manufacturing is the foundation of the national industrial system. Innovations and new technologies in the research area of high-performance manufacturing are emerging and have attracted more and more attention from research scientists and engineers worldwide. In this workshop, we will discuss cutting-edge advanced technologies during the manufacturing process in the research areas of automotive, transportation and aerospace et al. The process-property-performance relationship of the materials during the manufacturing process will be highlighted. The strength-ductility, wear, corrosion, and fatigue properties of the materials/parts will be discussed. Additionally, innovative multi-physical field-assisted manufacturing technologies aiming at achieving high performance of the metal and alloys are highly welcomed.
Chair: Prof. Fei Yin, Wuhan University of Technology, China
Prof. Fei Yin currently is a doctoral supervisor at the Wuhan University of Technology of China. He holds a Ph.D. from Purdue University and conducted his postdoc research at Purdue after graduation. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering (IJCMSSE), which is a peer-reviewed journal indexed by EI and Scops. He presided or participated in over more than 10 national and enterprise R&D projects such as National Natural Science Foundation, and National Sci. & Tech. Major Project, which is based on automotive, steel, and manufacturing industries, etc. Moreover, He published more than 30 high-impact academic papers with 1 highly cited paper and owns more than 20 national invention patents and 2 US patents.
Workshop 22: Biomass Nanomaterials, Functional Materials, Superhydrophobic Surface Design, Biomass Nanomaterials
Title: Design, production and utilization of biomass-based materials
Keywords: Biomass Nanomaterials, Cellulose, Lignin, Functional Materials, Bio-based Composites.
Summary: Biomass, as one of the most abundant, renewable, sustainable, and biodegradable materials, is commonly originated from natural living systems, including plants and animals. Among biomass categories, plant-derived cellulose and lignin attract most attention on enabling novel material design, production and utilization. According to the present study, biomass has been used in tremendous incorporated with different nanoparticles using large numbers of methods to achieve its new functionality, which lessens the pressure over critical raw materials. On the other hand, additional environmental sustainability benefits using biomass, particularly for low carbon footprint, are highlighted within a circular bioeconomy perspective. During utilization and functionalization of biomass to create novel materials, the nanosized biomass counterparts (biomass nanomaterials), e.g., nanocelluloses, nanolignin, nanochitin, etc., are important raw elements for building up multilevel structures. Therefore, recombination, recycling, and upcycling of these biomass nanomaterials to versatile multidimensional materials can be a key point to achieve both new functional materials in the framework of circular economy. This workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry. The goal is to show up-to-date research results in the field of production and functionalization of biomass-based materials, as well as the potential opportunities on scaling up for utilization using biomass nanomaterials.
Chair: Prof. Chengyu Wang, Northeast Forestry University, China
Chengyu Wang, graduated from Department of Chemistry in Jilin University, is a full professor and doctoral supervisor at Northeast Forestry University of China. She is also in charge of material chemistry major and the director of Heilongjiang Wood Biomimetic Functional Technology Innovation Center. She has got lots of funds such as National Outstanding Youth Science Fund, New Century Excellent Talents of the Ministry of Education, Distinguish Professors of Longjiang Scholars, Key Member of the Heilongjiang Touyan Program, Heilongjiang Provincial Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, Outstanding Science and Technology Workers of Heilongjiang Province, and enjoy special allowances from the Heilongjiang Provincial Government. She also wined abundant of awards including the second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, the first prize of the Heilongjiang Natural Science Award, the second prize of the Ministry of Education Natural Science Award, the Forestry Youth Science and Technology Award, the Huo Yingdong Young Teacher Award, and the Liang Xi Youth Paper Award. She has published more than 100 papers, including more than 60 SCI papers, more than 30 authorized invention patents, and published 5 books in Science Press. She is a member of the Wood Science Branch of the Chinese Forestry Society, a member of the Youth Working Committee of the Chinese Forestry Society, a member of the Youth Editorial Committee of the Journal of Forestry Engineering, the deputy secretary-general of the Heilongjiang Provincial Society of Bionics and Biomanufacturing, and a senior technical consultant of Jinwan New Materials Research Institute.
Workshop 23: Advanced Composites Machining, Joining and Assembly Technology
Title: Advanced Composites Machining, Joining and Assembly Technology
Keywords: Carbon fiber reinforced polymer, Machining process, Automated robotic assembly, Thermoplastic composites, Joining technology, Numerical simulation.
Summary: High performance composite materials processes excellent mechanical properties, such as high strength-to-weight ratio, high stiffness, and high fatigue resistance, which have resulted in wide applications in aerospace, vehicles, energy and so on. Due to their anisotropic structural characteristics, the high quality machining and manufacturing, as well as the joining and assembly, are major challenges for their further application. With the development of computer and artificial intelligence technology, equipment automation is integrating digital and intelligent elements and developing towards the next generation. This workshop aims to bring together the research accomplishments provided by researchers from academia and the industry. The goal is to show up-to-date research results in the field of advanced composites machining, joining and assembly.
Chair: Associate Prof. Hao Li, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
Hao Li is an associate professor at Tianjin University of China, a senior member of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society. He presided or participated over more than 10 national and enterprise R&D projects such as National Natural Science Foundation, National Sci. & Tech. Major Project which are based on Composites machining, Robotic, and Intelligent manufacturing, etc. Moreover, He published more than 30 academic papers and owns more than 10 national invention patents. He won 4 provincial Sci. & Tech. awards including Tianjin Technological Invention First Award, Technological Invention First Award of CMIF, etc.