Prof. Sabri Cetin
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Biography: Professor Sabri Cetin has received his B.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering, Technical University of Istanbul, 1982, M.S. degree and PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology, 1984 and 1987, specializing in robotics. He is a Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is also Founder and President of Servotech Inc, a high tech engineering company. As director of the Mechatronics Laboratory, Professor Cetin focuses on various aspects of motion control of mechanical systems including, robotics, autonomous systems in mining applications and self-driving cars, servo motor control, electro-hydraulic servo control with earth moving equipment applications, adaptive self learning real time control algorithms. He is the author of over one hundred technical papers, a best-selling textbook titled "Mechatronics with Experiments" published by John Wiley and Sons, and hold five US patents.
Prof. UMEMURA Kazuo
Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Biography: Dr. Kazuo Umemura is a full professor of Tokyo University of Science. His specialty is biophysics, especially, nanobioscience and nanobiotechnology. One of his recent interests is nanoscopic research of hybrids of biomolecules and carbon nanotubes (CNTs). Unique structures and physical/chemical properties of the hybrids are promising in biological applications such as nanobiosensors and drug delivery.
Dr. Umemura received his B.S. degree in Physics from Nagoya University. His M.S. and Ph.D. degrees were given from Tokyo Institute of Technology. After working at several institutes/universities as a researcher in Japan and in China, he became a professor of Tokyo University of Science. Kagurazaka campus of Tokyo University of Science is located at the center of Tokyo, so five subway/railway lines reach in front of the campus.
Prof. Kenji OGINO
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
Biography:Dr. Kenji Ogino is a full professor of Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. His research has concentrated on synthesis of semiconducting polymers and applications to photorefractive, electroluminescent, and photovoltaic devices. Especially he is interested in block copolymers, which can form microphase separated nanostructures in thin films.
Dr. Ogino received his B.S. degree from Department of Reaction Chemistry, the University of Tokyo in 1986. His Ph.D. degree was given from the University of Tokyo in 1995. He started his carrier at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology as a research associate in 1986, and was appointed to current position in 2005. In 1997, he spent one year at C. K. Ober research group in Cornell University as a visiting scientist. He is also a vice-president of the Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan.
Prof. Shih-Chieh Lin
National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan
Biography: Dr. Shih-Chieh Lin is Full Professor of the Department of Power Mechanical Engineering, and Director of the Scientific Instrument Center, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US, in Aug 1989.
Dr. Lin's research interests include Monitoring and Control of Manufacturing Process such as Drilling, Face Milling, and Turing, Modeling and Optimization of Manufacturing Process, such as Face Milling, Turning, Drilling, and Chemical Mechanical Polishing, Machine Vision, Methodology of X-ray Computer Tomography, Inspection and Measurement of Transparent objects, 3-D surface metrology, Analysis and Design of Hydrostatic Devices. Dr. Lin has published more than 200 journal and conference papers and currently cooperated with several companies.
Dr. Sujun Guan
Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Biography: Sujun Guan is an assistant professor in the Department of Physics, Tokyo University of Science, Japan. He received his bachelor’s degree from School of Materials Science and Engineering, Yancheng Institute of Technology, and master’s degree from School of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University of Technology, China, and his Ph. D degree from Graduate School of Mechanical Engineering, Chiba University, Japan in March 2017.
His current research interests include the preparation, characterization and applications of semiconductors and nanomaterials for photocatalytic water splitting, transparent solar cell, photoluminescence, magnetic properties.